Thursday, January 31, 2013

Control Your Home Phone Number

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could control your home phone number from any computer or smartphone? Or if you could determine where incoming calls are routed, block unwanted callers and access your voicemail at any time?  What if you could do all of this without having to pay for a home phone service you rarely use?  Would you be interested?  

When you park your home phone number with ParkNBlend, not only do you reduce your home phone bill by up to 90%, but you also put yourself in control of your home phone number.  Your personal online member portal allows you to make real-time adjustments to the way your incoming phone calls are routed.  You can choose to have the calls forwarded to your cell phone during the day, then log in and send all of your calls to voicemail, or set up Do Not Disturb if you would like a quiet night at home.  Regardless of how you choose to use your ParkNBlend service, you’re always in control.

 A lot of people get excited about using the Do Not Disturb feature, but they’re concerned about missing calls from certain people.  Fortunately we thought of this and have given customers the ability to create contact lists.  By creating a contact list in your member portal, you can enable Do Not Disturb and still accept calls from the people you need to talk to.  

ParkNBlend number parking offers many free features that aren’t available with traditional home phone services.  Each feature is intended to simplify your life by allowing you to make your phone number fit your lifestyle.  How often you use or adjust the features is up to you, but it’s nice to know that you can make changes in real time without having to contact a ParkNBlend representative.    

So how do you gain control of your home phone number?  It’s simple!  Port your number to ParkNBlend and you’ll gain complete control of where and when you receive incoming phone calls.  It’s easy to use, involves no hardware or set up, and will save you hundreds of dollars a year. 

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Small Business Number Parking

For many small businesses, an expensive monthly phone bill isn’t an option.  Although business is doing well and moving forward, wasting money isn’t something you’re interested in exploring.  As a professional, you also realize that a business phone number and presence are not only important, but essential.  So if you are one of the entrepreneurs or small business owners looking to keep their business phone number without their phone bill, here are a few reasons why ParkNBlend number parking is the perfect service for you.

Guaranteed No Monthly Surprises:  With ParkNBlend, the rate we advertise, is the rate you pay.  All fees and usage are included in the low monthly rate of only $6.99.

Keep your Existing Business Number:  You don’t need to sacrifice your phone number to reduce your business phone expense.  ParkNBlend will port your existing number for free when you subscribe to ParkNBlend number parking service.  All you need to do is complete sign up and upload or email a copy of a recent phone bill.  ParkNBlend will do everything else necessary to transfer your number from your current provider so you can start saving money. 

Sophisticated Voicemail:  The voicemail offered with your number parking service has all of the features you need to manage your voicemail effortlessly.  With real-time online account management and PIN-less voicemail access, you can set up your service to send voicemail notifications via text message, receive voicemails via email, and change voicemail greetings on the fly.  Whether you are out of the office on vacation, in a meeting, or busy, ParkNBlend provides you with the functionality necessary to stay on top of your voicemail and maintain a high customer service level.

Online Account Management:  With ParkNBlend online account management, you can make real-time adjustments to all of your voicemail and call forwarding features from any computer or smartphone.  As a business owner, your ParkNBlend online account gives you the versatility to switch between call forwarding and voicemail without sacrificing the customer’s perception of your business.  ParkNBlend online account management will also provide you with the features necessary to be readily available to speak with customers and also reduce your follow up time.

Free Conference Calling:  Have you been looking for a way to speak with two or more people at once without dealing with the inconvenience and voice degradation of speakerphones?  With ParkNBlend you receive free conference calling for up to 100 attendees.  Your ParkNBlend conference calling feature will also give you the presence of a business with a dedicated conference line.

If you’re looking for a more functional and affordable phone service for your small business, consider parking your number with ParkNBlend.  Not only will you reduce your phone bill by up to 90%, but you’ll also enjoy new service enhancing features and a bill that will always be $6.99/mo. 

Monday, December 17, 2012

New Year’s Resolution: Stop Paying for Things I Don’t Need.

As the New Year approaches, many of us find ourselves pondering New Year resolutions.  We ask ourselves what we will do differently this year and how we plan to make positive changes in our lives.  As we evaluate these new endeavors, the topic of saving money often crosses our mind.  How can we get more out of our lives without giving something up?  One way of accomplishing this goal is to reduce expenses.  Analyze your spending history and find items you can eliminate or find a substitute for.   Once you have identified these items, take action!

A common expense in many of our lives is home phone service. Although many people use their home phone service regularly, there are still millions of others who are only paying their monthly phone bill so they can keep their phone number.  So if you are one of the millions paying for a service you rarely use, what options do you have?  One increasing popular option is to park and forward your phone number.  Number parking is a simple solution that ensures you never miss a phone call and can also reduce your phone bill by up to 90%!   

Here’s a diagram of how simple it is to use number parking:

As you can see, parking and forwarding your phone number with ParkNBlend is extremely easy.  After you have successfully ported your number, setting up your call forwarding or personalized voicemail account only takes 5 minutes.  You can also manage your ParkNBlend account, in real time, from any computer or smart phone, so making changes on the fly is quick and simple!

If you're a little skeptical about porting your long time phone number to a number parking and  forwarding service, it will put your mind at ease to know ParkNBlend does not come with a contract or cancellation fee.  You can port your number out at any time with ease without incurring a penalty, so there is really no excuse not to see what it feels like to keep $20, $30, or even $50/mo in your pocket. 

Just look how much some current ParkNBlend customers are saving since parking their phone numbers:

 ParkNBlend is a quick and reliable way to significantly reduce your phone bill.  For only $6.99/mo including taxes and fees, you can enjoy unlimited forwarding, voicemail, and over 15 free features, some of which are not offered by the phone company.  This year, choose a New Year resolution you can actually keep - reduce your phone bill by parking your number with ParkNBlend!


Thursday, November 15, 2012

Small Business Number Parking: How it Will Save You Money

As a consumer, how many times have you called a small business number and been forced to leave a message?  After leaving a message, if you haven’t received a timely call back, how often have you sought out a competitor?  If you answered “often”, “all the time”, “always”, or any other reply along those lines, it’s a small businesses’ nightmare.  

As a small business owner, how often have you received messages from leads and not been able to understand their phone number or their message?  How often have you received voicemail notification only to find out the person hung up before leaving a message, and now you have no way of knowing why they called?  And finally, how often have you asked yourself why you are paying so much for a phone service that offers so little?

As a small business, taking advantage of opportunity and converting leads is the name of the game.  With competitive environments and growing marketing costs, today’s small business owners can’t afford to miss opportunities to attain new customers and grow their business.  It’s also important to continually find ways to save your business money, and ParkNBlend can solve both problems.

1.       Take Advantage of Leads Quickly with Voicemail Forwarding:  Most small business owners are using smartphones to manage their business more effectively, so even if you can’t answer the call immediately, you can set up your ParkNBlend account to receive your voicemail via .wav file.  Once you have listened to your new message, you can determine whether you need to act, or call back at your convenience.  By forwarding and listening to your voicemail immediately, you can impress your customers and leads with quick and informed turnaround times.  

2.       Track Lost Numbers With Online Call Logs:  Lost leads because of distorted voicemail messages are now a thing of the past.  With your TeleBlend member portal, you can track your last ten missed calls and incoming calls.  The lead that would have been lost because of an indecipherable message can now be retargeted thanks to your real time online portal that you can access from any computer or smart phone.  

3.       Versatility:  Thanks to your online portal, any ParkNBlend customer can manage their features in real time, from any computer of smart phone.  That means changing from call forwarding to voicemail during meetings, customizing voicemail during holidays, and blocking calls from unsolicited salesmen who are wasting your precious time.  Your ParkNBlend member portal will keep you in control to ensure your valuable time is spent building your business, not maintaining it. 

ParkNBlend continues to become the number parking solution of small businesses who are tired of paying for landlines they rarely use.  In addition to not having to pay for phone service, ParkNBlend allows you to keep you phone number, and take advantage of features not offered by the phone company.  Stop losing leads, disappointing customers, and paying too much for phone service.  Switch to the small business solution that is growing businesses and saving the It’s also important to continually find ways to save your business money. 

Thursday, October 25, 2012

How to Set Up ParkNBlend Voicemail

A lot of customers use ParkNBlend as a voicemail provider because the service is easy to use, feature rich, and affordable, but before anyone can appreciate the value of ParkNBlend voicemail service, they need to activate their voicemail account.  Simply follow these instructions and you will have your ParkNBlend voicemail set up before you know it.  

1.       Log in to your ParkNBlend member portal using your email address and password.
2.      Click on “Activate” located under the orange voicemail tab on the member portal landing page.  (The activate link is a light gray color).
3.      Insert a 4-6 number PIN, then confirm your PIN.
4.      Select the number of rings you want before the call goes to voicemail, then click the large orange activate button.
5.      Once your account is activated, you will want to record your voicemail message.  You cannot record a voicemail message if call forwarding is enabled, so make sure you disable call forwarding before taking the next steps.
6.      Dial your parked ParkNBlend number from any phone.
7.      Wait a few seconds and you will hear a voicemail recording (the phone will not ring).
8.      Interrupt the voicemail recording by pressing *, then insert your PIN number.
9.      Once you have inserted your PIN, you will be presented with several options.  Follow the voicemail prompts to record your voicemail message, then save the message.

Once your voicemail message is saved, you can manage all of your voicemail features using your ParkNBlend member portal.  Check out the ParkNBlend voicemail features to see how ParkNBlend voicemail can work for you.