Identify Missed Business Opportunities with Smith.ai’s Virtual Receptionists Calculator
June 6, 2023
Missed calls mean miss opportunities. With this calculator, see how much missing calls are costing your business.
Save 15% Off 3 Months of Virtual Receptionist Services Now Through May 31
May 18, 2023
Use code 15OFF3 now through May 31, 2023 to get 15% off our virtual receptionist services for 3 months.
How Much Does an Answering Service Cost?
January 24, 2023
We’ve broken down the average cost of a live answering service, the many pricing structures to choose from, and what factors can alter the price.
Black Friday Special! Get 30% Off Virtual Receptionist Services for 3 Months — Ends November 30, 2022
November 16, 2022
You only get one chance to make a first impression, so virtual receptionists play a vital role in welcoming a new client to your business. At Smith.ai, our 24/7 virtual receptionists provide complete answering services, including scheduling and intake (plus much more), to give you the edge you need right now. To help you enjoy time to relax this holiday season and hit the ground running come 2023, we're making our receptionist services more accessible than ever with a Black Friday deal that gives you a 30% off discount, good for your first three months of service, as long as you redeem before November 30, 2022.
How to Choose Between a Local and Nationwide Answering Service
November 15, 2022
If you find your business missing a lot of valuable calls or spending an inordinate amount of time returning messages, you need an answering service. Of course, that comes with its own set of concerns and considerations, starting with what type of answering service to hire. There are several options out there today, including answering services and virtual receptionist solutions that can handle everything from calls and chats to lead intake, appointment scheduling, and even payment collection for the businesses that need it.
9 Reasons Your Small Business Needs a Virtual Receptionist
October 24, 2022
Smith.ai shares 10 reasons your small business needs a virtual receptionist to handle your communication needs, whether they’re on the phone or via live chat.
How to Find an Answering Service Nearby
September 16, 2022
An answering service is an integral part of any business that wants to keep up (and keep in touch) these days. This partnership can help your business grow in several different ways, from increasing leads and conversions to reducing the costs associated with customer service and phone support. Of course, not all answering services are created equal and you’ll want to make sure that you take the time to find the best one for your needs.
New! Request One-Time Outbound Calls from Your Dashboard + 8 Examples of How to Use Them
June 6, 2022
You asked. We listened. Smith.ai is expanding our outbound calling capabilities based on your feedback! You can now have us make a one-time call to anyone right from your dashboard.
How to Free Yourself from Answering Phone Calls All Day
February 2, 2022
The phone is always ringing—or at least, it should be if business is good. And yet, you don’t exactly want to be tethered to the desk all day or have your time eaten up by fielding phone calls left and right. How are you supposed to find the balance? As a decision-maker or business owner, it’s your job to talk to people and make sure that everyone who contacts your company gets what they need. That starts by answering the phone.
How Many Calls Can a Receptionist Answer Each Day?
December 29, 2021
Receptionists are a great asset. Of course, like anything, you have to make sure that they’re working efficiently to deliver the solutions that you need. A receptionist can answer a lot of phone calls in a day—some field hundreds of calls. Others may only take a dozen or so. Ultimately, it depends on the type of receptionist that you have, the type of calls involved, and so forth.