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BendBroadband Quick Guide: The Power of Remote Possibility now available

BendBroadband Quick Guide: The Power of Remote Possibility now available

That’s why BendBroadband published this easy quick guide to help you understand and implement these features with ease. The guide covers:

  • How Unified Communications allows you and your team to set up an office anywhere there’s Wi-Fi
  • How tools like Instant Messaging, Meet-Me Conferencing, Softphone, Call Pull and Call Push can close the distance between employees and customers
  • How BendBroadband can assist you in improving communication and collaboration, and strengthening your connections
  • And much, much more.

BendBroadband is in the business of providing tools and solutions to help strengthen your business connections, while simultaneously improving collaboration.

Support for managedIP and Unified Communications includes design and configuration that will tailor your solution to your business need. On top that, we will even train your employees so they can make full use of the tools.

The business customers that already use these solutions renew at 99% rate. Coincidentally that’s what TDS managedIP boasts in terms of uptime (99.999% to be exact), because we have redundant data centers to protect against natural disasters and power outages.

To download the free Quick Guide: The Power of Remote Possibility, go to TDSVoip.com.

The Value of Consulting a Trusted Advisor in Making Telecom Decisions

The Value of Consulting a Trusted Advisor in Making Telecom Decisions

Why are we profiling a business in Tennessee? Because this business recently installed TDS managedIP Hosted, the VoIP system that BendBroadband now offers its customers in Bend, Redmond, and Sisters. See what the phone, chat, video, and smartphone app combination did for this Bend-like community’s Chamber of Commerce. Communication technologies have changed dramatically in recent… Continue Reading

5 Early Stage Finalists Announced

5 Early Stage Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the five Early Stage Finalists. The winners will present at the 14th annual bend venture conference on October 19th and 20th. The Econonmic Development for Central Oregon announced the five finalists on Septermeber 29th during the Bend Venture Pub Talk. The Early Stage Competition features Central Oregon companies that have nearly proof-of-concept ideas that… Continue Reading

How to move your team toward action

How to move your team toward action

Robert Ian, a motivational speaker for Fortune 500 executives, often shows a slide of two frogs sitting on a log. Both, he explains, express the intention to jump into the pool of water surrounding the log. When Ian asks how many frogs would likely jump into the pond, audiences usually respond “two”. Then Ian reminds… Continue Reading

A case study in determination: Robert Jordan

A case study in determination: Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan might well have written the message on the cutesy sign posted at one of my favorite restaurants: “The only thing more overrated than natural childbirth is the joy of opening your own business.” Indeed, birthing Idle Free Solutions nearly cost Jordan his sanity, his financial security and even his marriage. However, Jordan was… Continue Reading

Refer a business, earn some $$

Refer a business, earn some $$

We want your help to reel in more businesses like you! Fishing puns aside, as a business owner, it’s important to find ways to save money every way you can. Often you have to make a sacrifice in return for cost savings. That’s why it’s so wonderful when a business referral program comes along. With… Continue Reading

Too many divergent viewpoints? Create a company avatar

Too many divergent viewpoints? Create a company avatar

It’s a common enough scenario: my company was asked to roll out a new banking product, the brainstorm of the large bank’s CEO who desired to better serve a minority client base (the hearing impaired). He said he understood that the roll-out would place far-reaching demands on staff for new support services and delivery systems,… Continue Reading

Three ways to get past feeling like an imposter

Three ways to get past feeling like an imposter

“I have written eleven books, but each time I think, ‘Uh oh, they’re going to find out now. I’ve run a game on everybody, and they’re going to find me out.’” – Maya Angelou Literary figures, actors, and business professionals have all provided anecdotes about suffering from “imposter syndrome” — a concept describing high-achieving individuals who… Continue Reading