If you have been let down by RingCentral, then you are definitely not alone. A quick search reveals that numerous current and former RingCentral customers feel the same way. Here is a brief snapshot of some of the grievances: A RingCentral complaint posted on the Better Business Bureau’s website (342 complaints currently posted): “RingCentral could not fix our technical issue even after multiple communication. They took 1 week to respond every time we sent them information. We had a contract from September 2019 to September 2020 and after that term, we started to have technical issues. We decided to find another supplier...

The life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. is an inspiring testament to the power that comes with the courage to stand up against oppression. MLK was a leader in the civil rights movement who fought for racial equality in America, often at great personal risk. His fearless spirit encouraged others to pursue justice and demanded change from those in positions of authority who refused to recognize basic human rights. Martin Luther King used words as a powerful tool in his fight for civil liberties and social progress. His “I Have A Dream” speech remains one of the most iconic...

When it comes to choosing the right phone system for your business, you definitely want to make a smart decision that allows you to take the shortest path to value and ROI. To ensure this outcome, here are 3 BIG mistakes and how to avoid them: Mistake #1 When Choosing the Right Phone System for Your Business: Not Focusing on SERVICE Frankly, this article could begin and end with this mistake alone, because it is so important to know about and avoid.   Here is how the trap is set: a smooth, fast-talking phone company sales rep (or sometimes a whole bunch of them)...

To help you separate contenders from pretenders when looking for the right business phone service provider, here are five essential things to look for: #1: LOCAL Customer Service    Nothing is going to impact your experience and ROI more than whether or not you will get outstanding LOCAL customer service. Any business phone service provider that does provide this should be completely avoided.  During your research and due diligence, go beyond what a business phone service provider says about themselves. Take a look at what their customers say about them. Also, make sure that all reviews and testimonials are verified and authentic.  And if you...

One of the most common — and also the most important — questions that we get asked by our (soon-to-be) customers is: “How do we get a VoIP business telephone line from Carolina Digital Phone?” Below, we highlight at a high-level what the process generally looks like from initial consultation, through to adoption and implementation — ultimately allowing our customers to take the shortest path to value and ROI: Phase 1: Perform a Needs and Goals Analysis  We begin by asking our customers what they like — and also what they dislike — about their current landline business telephone line system (or VoIP...

At Carolina Digital Phone, we understand the importance of being prepared for any emergency, be it terrorist attacks, natural disasters, or other potential threats. That's why we continuously work to improve our services to provide a secure connection even during any emergency. Our commitment to safety and security is unwavering, and we always strive to keep our customers safe during any kind of power outage or another unexpected event....

Telehealth services are becoming increasingly popular among patients. Healthcare IT News reports that three-quarters of patients plan to use telehealth in 2022 and beyond. Its convenience and increased accessibility to care are some of the motivations behind telehealth’s favorability. Consequently, starting a telehealth practice is beneficial since you can rest assured that a market exists for it. Still, like establishing a business, there are certain tips to follow for success. Below are a few: Familiarize yourself with state telehealth laws The first step is to read your state’s telehealth practice laws. Although telehealth is legal across states, some have specific regulations. In North...

In theory, businesses should give their customers the facts and tell them the truth, so that they can make informed and successful decisions. But as we all know, in reality, this doesn’t always happen. Some businesses spin, bend, or outright “invent” the truth in a desperate, unethical attempt to acquire and keep customers. Unfortunately, we have received numerous reports over the years of landline phone companies engaging in this type of behavior, when they feel threatened by reputable companies that offer cloud-based telephone service.  The bad news is that we cannot demand that these landline phone companies change their behavior. Of course,...

There are reports across the country that as of early December 1, 2022, the recently-introduced 988 mental health hotline is, according to a recorded announcement, “experiencing a service outage.”Currently, there is no official timeline for when the hotline will be restored.However, individuals in distress can still connect with a mental health counselor by texting 988, or by starting a chat at 988lifeline.org.We urge anyone who is struggling to immediately take advantage of this free and confidential service. All counselors are trained and experienced and rely on established best practices and clinically-approved methods to give individuals the support they need. Counselors...