Many businesses get a phone number when they are starting out but few think of the ramifications of the type of phone number they select. While a phone number may seem like a minor necessity in the larger scheme of things, the type you choose conveys a lot of information to the consumer.
Keep It Local
One way to signify your area connections to local residents is by selecting a local phone number that will be familiar to anyone who answers the phone. Determine where your biggest customer base lives and choose an area code and local exchange prefix that corresponds to that geographical region.
Another option for a business looking for an eye-catching phone number is to choose a vanity phone number. With this type of number, customers choose numbers that correspond to letters on the alphanumeric phone keyboard. If your company was The Bite, you …