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Old 12-24-2013, 12:43 PM
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I've been trying to get a google voice number for a few weeks now. No luck. Debating if it's worth waiting or just get a landline and have it forwarded to my cell. I have comcast. Any of you guys that are using google voice see any benefits over a landline except for the price?
As I posted Four replies ago my land line is forwarded by Comcast to my cell phone. The price to forward my calls is still the same, free!.
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Old 12-24-2013, 03:27 PM
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As I posted Four replies ago my land line is forwarded by Comcast to my cell phone. The price to forward my calls is still the same, free!.
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But when you dial the customer back, which phone number do they see? With GV, it's a transparent experience, plus there are the numerous features of GV, beyond just a number forward.
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Old 12-24-2013, 03:50 PM
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But when you dial the customer back, which phone number do they see? With GV, it's a transparent experience, plus there are the numerous features of GV, beyond just a number forward.
The caller sees the office number.
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Old 12-24-2013, 05:41 PM
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But when you dial the customer back, which phone number do they see? With GV, it's a transparent experience, plus there are the numerous features of GV, beyond just a number forward.
I'm interested in pros and cons between the two. Not just price.
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Old 12-24-2013, 06:27 PM
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The caller sees the office number.
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I get that the caller sees the office number when they get forwarded. I asked what happens when you call someone back from your cell phone. The caller is, I'm assuming, seeing your cell number, not your office number. This is why I point out that GV is a transparent service.
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Old 12-24-2013, 06:30 PM
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I'm interested in pros and cons between the two. Not just price.
I've written about GV several times over the last couple of years. Here's one from a couple of weeks ago.

http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=416465

Cons? The numbers are currently (last I checked) impossible to get.
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Old 12-24-2013, 06:57 PM
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I get that the caller sees the office number when they get forwarded. I asked what happens when you call someone back from your cell phone. The caller is, I'm assuming, seeing your cell number, not your office number. This is why I point out that GV is a transparent service.
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Old 12-24-2013, 07:02 PM
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Let's see if I can explain this one more time. My office number is forwarded to my cell phone. When I answer the phone my office number is shown on the callers ID. No ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR FORWARDING TO MY CELL PHONE. I pick and choose who I want to talk to like anyone else with caller ID.
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Old 12-24-2013, 08:48 PM
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What Tony is saying, Easy, is with google voice you can also place outgoing calls TO your customers from your cell phone and it shows up on THEIR caller id as though you are calling from your office number.
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Old 12-24-2013, 09:01 PM
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What Tony is saying, Easy, is with google voice you can also place outgoing calls TO your customers from your cell phone and it shows up on THEIR caller id as though you are calling from your office number.
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OK. When my office phone rings that call along with the callers number appears on my cell phone. The caller's caller ID shows my office numbers, not my cell phone number.. As a general rule I only return calls from my office unless I am out of town on business.
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