RCF Telephone Numbers
RCF telephone numbers also know as Remote Call Forwarding lines allow a business Customer to set up a telephone number (the RCF telephone number) in a distant exchange Rate Center (the RCF serving exchange) and have all calls to the RCF telephone number automatically redirected over the long distance public switched telephone network to a local telephone number subscribed to by the Customer in the Customer’s home exchange (the Call-Forward-to number or CF number).
RCF telephone numbers are very important to successfully implementing local advertising campaigns. Using RCF numbers allows you to make your company appear local to the targeted cities in your advertising campaigns. Local phone numbers make prospects feel more at ease when they call because they think you are a local company.
There are so many advantages to using RCF telephone numbers including saving money when you purchase them from Call Tracking companies. They provide lines that allow you to track the quantity and identity of your calls so you can better pin point your advertising strategy. This strategy also allows you to replace expensive telephone company remote call forwarding numbers where they charge you monthly taxes and fees as well as long distance fees and additional call path fees. These fees can double and triple your costs making it hard to stay within your budget.
Using RCF telephone numbers allows your prospects to call you using local or toll free numbers with no cost to them. If you purchase your lines from a call tracking company that provides four call paths as a standard package your prospects will not experience a busy signal when your call volume gets high. Be sure that the call tracking company you are dealing with offers that feature free of charge.
If you currently have RCF telephone numbers in place from your local telephone company just simply port them over to a call tracking company so that you can also track the number and location of your incoming calls. This will save you money as you will avoid the telephone company taxes and all of the extra fees that they charge.
Remote call forwarding lines works with your advertising in local print directories, internet, newspaper and direct mailing because they make your company seem like it is right in the same neighborhood as your prospects. It also allows you to track the amount of calls that you get from each of your advertising campaigns by having a unique RCF telephone number attached to each ad.
Purchasing RCF telephone numbers from a call tracking company is the best way to go to save you money and give your prospects the best calling experience. You can track your calls, gather information on your prospects and improve your call answering skills by recording your calls. In addition you will cut your telephone costs by eliminating taxes, long distance fees and additional call path fee.