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doodyguy
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« on: May 04, 2012, 08:33:37 AM »

So I'm thinking of getting an 800 number so that my number will be easier to remember on signs, cards, etc. Alas, all of the really good 800 numbers have been taken so I will have to settle for an "ok" 800 number, but still easier to remember. From what I understand it is $100 for the set up, $10 per month for taxes and 9.9 cents per minute. How many of you guys have vanity numbers? I would go with the 1-800-DOG-POOP but it is already taken in my area. Sound like a good deal?
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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2012, 01:24:25 PM »

For me I dont have many customers that actually call us and vise versa.
Most of our stuff is done through e-mail. I wouldn't personally get a number like that. If I got anything it would be another "home" number or a "cell" number and try to see if I could pick out something like "bark" or "dogs"..etc if possible... plus a lot cheaper !
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« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2012, 05:18:35 PM »

Doodyguy, I recently expanded my service area and because of that I decided to get an 800 number. In the area I service, there are 2 area codes. One is already owned by a competitor on the 1800DOGPOOP network. Not sure about the other one. My decision to get an 800 number was out of necessity, as the areas I have expanded to are long distance to my local number. Now, new customers in the outlying areas can call toll free. And it didn't cost anything to set it up, and for now I only pay about $19 bucks a month (the rate is higher if you go with the 1000 minute plan. I chose 100 minutes because call volume is not high enough to warrant the 1000 minute plan.)

Shoot me an email and I can send you a referral link to the company I am using.
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« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2012, 08:13:38 PM »

I added a toll free number tonight, 300 minutes for $9.95 a month. I went with an 855 number so i could keep a prefix I wanted. I also added another local number so I now have three numbers. Two are local for the areas I service and one is toll free as I am looking to expand and it will be nice if those areas do not have to make a longs distance call... not that long distance is a huge issue anymore for $9.95 a month I felt it was a justified expense.
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