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Chinese New Year 2018

22nd January 2018

Fun facts about the Chinese Year of the Dog The Chinese Zodiac Year has a different sign each year that repeat every 12 years.  The Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog, and Pig. 2018 is year of the Dog, and falls on February 16. The personality traits of the Dog are: […]

4 Stellar Reasons A London Phone Number Will Benefit Your Business 

5th January 2018

Want your business to have a central London location?  You can certainly make it look like it does.  By choosing a virtual 0207 number from Planet Numbers, you can operate your company from anywhere, yet appear to be based bang in the center of London. The best of the best are based in the capital […]

3 Super Easy Ways to Make Your Business More Profitable in 2018

3rd January 2018

Planet Numbers are telecoms specialists and by reducing your business’ phone spend could help dramatically improve your company’s profit margins… here’s how: Use our free telecoms audit to find out where you could save: We’ll audit your: Landline calls International phone calls Mobile calls Internet usage Phone system & switchboard technology Non-geographic numbering costs Don’t […]

5 things to consider if you’re expanding your business overseas

1st December 2017

If you’re considering expanding your business overseas here are a few things you might want to bear in mind. What are your company goals? To begin with, you need to consider your company goals. You should create a new business plan to outline the intentions of your international expansion and what you hope to achieve […]

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How To Use The Planet Numbers Speed Dial Service

29th November 2017

If you’re already a Planet Numbers cheap international calls customer, you’ll know you can make the cheapest calls abroad, simply by dialling our local rate access number 0161 328 7777* followed by the international number. But what if you’re always calling the same international numbers? This is where our Speed Dial feature can be especially useful. […]


What is VoIP and how can your company benefit from it

21st November 2017

For a small business stepping into its first business venture, having great call quality is essential to bring together the customer and the company. This is where VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) can play a key role in expanding your business. Listed below is a small definition of VoIP and how it can ultimately benefit […]

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How To Make Cheap International Calls In 3 Easy Steps

9th November 2017

How to make cheap international calls? Here are the 3 easy steps that you can follow to make cheap international calls, from either your landline or mobile. Create an account with Planet Numbers by clicking here Top-up a prepaid balance by logging in Simply dial our local rate access number, 0161 328 7777, followed by […]

How to save even more money when travelling alone

How to save even more money when travelling alone

26th October 2017

If you run an international business and have clients around the world, then the chances are that you’ll have to travel alone. Doing so can be expensive, what with the increasing cost of airfares, hotels and food, but there are ways to save money. We’ve rounded up a few below. Book your travel in advance […]

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Does it really cost 55p a minute to call an 03 number?

24th October 2017

There’s been a lot of controversy regarding 0345 numbers in the news recently – after Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn slammed the prime minister for utilising a number that would charge people 55p a minute to call the Universal Credit helpline (0345 600 0273). While Theresa May has now stated that the helpline will be […]

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Millions overcharged for mobile phones that they have already paid for

24th October 2017

A recent report by Citizens Advice has found that at least six million people are still being billed for their handset with their mobile phone provider, even after they have paid the full amount of monies owed for their mobile phone. These customers are unaware that they only need to pay for their calls, texts, […]

5 ways to increase the exposure of your business

18th October 2017

Do you want to find more customers? Is your business struggling to compete against online rivals and discounters? It can often feel as though you’re fighting a losing battle when you spend money advertising your business. Whether you post an advert in the local newspaper or you use Google AdWords, it can be tough to […]

4 top tips to make sure you’re getting the most from your telephone number

17th October 2017

So, you’ve just bought your new telephone number and you’re wondering why the calls haven’t come flooding in just yet. Chances are that you’re simply just not advertising the number to the full extent that you could be. Follow our top tips to make full use of your business telephone number: Advertise the number on […]