Both in the US and the Uk there are Personal or vanity telephone numbers.
- 1) It is a gamble, do you believe that enough businesses will take up the
number to make it well known? (Look at 0345 and some of other special
- 2) Being an early adopter means you can get the best number. This could
- a) Alphanumeric, you could get a number that spells out your business type
or name on phones (e.g. T R A I N I N G)
with letters - this is big in the US so could be over here soon.
- b) Shape - e.g. 1232580 - try it, you spell out T for training!
This number could become a valuable asset.
- 3)Check how much you and your callers have to pay in call charges. If a
client discovers they are paying mobile rates every time they speak to you, this
could be a disincentive to giving you business.