What is a Vanity Phone Number?
A vanity phone number is a toll free number for which you may specify a sequence of numbers that spells out a word or phrase. These numbers are commonly used for marketing & branding purposes (such as 1-800-FLOWERS & 1-800-CONTACTS).
It is also possible to specify a sequence of memorable numbers (such as 1-800-222-5555 or 1-800-123-1234 that are easy for your to callers to remember & dial. Talkroute has vanity toll free numbers available in all toll free area codes, including 800, 888, 877, 866, 855, 844 & 833.
You may customize & add as many toll free vanity phone numbers to your account as needed, at any time. It is also possible to request vanity phone numbers that utilize local area codes by contacting us.
What you can do with Vanity Numbers
Make & Receive Calls
Business calling with your desktop & smartphones
Make calls showing your toll free vanity phone numbers on your outgoing caller ID.
Now you can easily return customer calls & show your vanity number while keeping your personal number private.
Talkroute provides desktop & mobile apps for MacOS, Windows, Linux, iOS & Android.
Vanity Text Messaging
Send & receive text messages from your business numbers
Other providers only allow text messaging with local phone numbers. But Talkroute is different! Our business text messaging makes it possible to send & receive messages from all of your business numbers, including toll free vanity numbers.
Research shows that more customers prefer text messaging over calling when communicating with a business for the first time.
Now you can make sure all of your business numbers are capable of receiving & responding to those messages.
Separate Business & Personal
Keep your personal number private
Always know whether an incoming call is from your business or from friends & family.
Our desktop & mobile apps give you the ability to make outgoing calls & send text messages showing your vanity phone number on the outgoing caller ID.
Create a National Presence
Reach more customers
Serve your customers everywhere by giving your business a national appearance.
By expanding your reach with a toll free vanity number, you open your business to clients nationwide & give your company a larger appearance.
Studies show that customers find businesses with a vanity number to be more trust worthy.
Boost Marketing Campaigns
Online & offline advertising
Whether you are utilizing direct mail or targeted online advertising, a vanity number is a great way to get your customers to pick up the phone.
With Talkroute, you can register as many vanity numbers as needed & use them on the same or different advertising campaigns.
You will be able to easily filter the call data so that you can know which advertisement efforts are working the best.
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Build Brand Identity
Vanity phone numbers are a great way to make your business even more memorable. Now your business cards, flyers, brochures, & website can share a consistent brand identity. Brand consistency is one of the easiest ways to gain the edge over the competition.
Grow Your Business
Looking for more sales? Vanity numbers have been proven to generate more traffic & leads. A prospective customer who is looking to order an item such as flowers, is far more likely to dial a vanity number like 1-800-FLOWERS than a local or toll free number with a random sequence of digits.
Vanity Phone Numbers that you add to your Talkroute account can easily be transferred to another service provider upon your request. There are no contracts or commitments & you may cancel or switch providers at any time.
…tons of amazing features for your business
Local, toll free, 800 & vanity phone numbers.
Forward & route your business calls anywhere.
Send & receive SMS & MMS business messages.
Video conferencing with up to 100 participants.
Single & multi level Auto Attendant/IVR.
Unlimited 3 or 4 digit direct dial extensions.
Get voice messages on our apps, online, & by email.
Desktop & Mobile
Apps available for MacOS, Windows, Linux, iOS & Android.
Live Call Transfer
Transfer live calls to extensions, departments & voicemail.
No more busy signals when receiving multiple calls at once.
Customize welcome, menu, voicemail greetings & more.
Record your incoming & outgoing calls.
Hours of Operation
Set dates & times for when your phones are available.
Users & Permissions
Create account users & grant special access permissions.
Show your business name & number on outgoing caller ID.
Run detailed history reports & export your call data.
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Toll Free Numbers
Give your business a national presence.
Customize a phone number that perfectly fits your brand.
We have a limited supply of true 800 numbers available.
Choose the perfect local area code or search by city & state.
Already have a business number? Transfer it to Talkroute.
Vanity Phone Number Resources
Vanity Number FAQ
A vanity phone number is a toll free number for which you may specify a sequence of numbers that spells out a word or phrase. These numbers are commonly used for marketing and branding purposes (such as 1-800-FLOWERS and 1-800-CONTACTS).
It is also possible to specify a sequence of memorable numbers (such as 1-800-222-5555 or 1-800-123-1234 that are easy for your to callers to remember and dial. Talkroute has vanity toll free numbers available in all toll free area codes, including 800, 888, 877, 866, 855, 844 and 833.
You may customize and add as many toll free vanity phone numbers to your account as needed, at any time. It is also possible to request vanity phone numbers that utilize local area codes by contacting us.
Yes. We are happy to port your existing vanity phone number to Talkroute. We will also cover the porting fees for all of your number transfers!
No. There are no additional charges for inbound or outbound toll free calls.
Yes. Talkroute supports vanity text messaging in the US & Canada.
No. You are the owner of all local and toll free numbers that are registered or transferred to Talkroute. As long as your account is in good standing, you may transfer your phone numbers to another provider at any time (excluding the free trial period).
Yes. Please contact us by opening a ticket with our number fulfillment team. We will do our best to locate your desired phone number!
Yes. You may register as many vanity numbers as needed! Numbers may be added or removed at anytime.
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