Toll free Numbers a.k.a. 0800 Numbers
When you think of 0800 numbers, you probably think of words such as ‘Toll free’, free phone or similar. The fact is, you’re exactly right in thinking that! 0800 numbers are a special breed of telephone numbers that are free to the caller as the people who you are calling gets hit with the bill instead! 0800 numbers are increasingly used a business tool in the UK and have seen an emergence as consumers get more and more wary of hidden charges and extra fees.
In the UK however, you will find that many mobile phone companies with the exception of Giffgaff will charge you for calling 0800 numbers uk from your mobile phone. As such, you are encouraged to use landline phones and such to phone up 0800 numbers so as to not incur any charges on your bill. You will find though that more and more companies are using these free numbers every day so that they can appear friendly to the customer and not some money grabbing faceless corporation!
To get an 0800 number though is relatively easy and all it requires is a simple £5 for setting up the number and £5 a month afterwards to keep your number in service. Setting an up 0800 number is sure to drive more and more custom towards your business because your customers do not have to foot the bill for calling you! Isn’t that great? The only pitfall is that you have to pay for all the calls but compare that to the fact you are going to get more and more popular as time goes on!
0800 numbers have never been more popular in the United Kingdom and so now is the chance to jump on the bandwagon whilst they’re cheap! So go on, increase the potential for your business!