17/11/2014

By Olateju Adeleye, O2 Business

O2 aren’t just there to help you stay in touch with those around you with the latest handsets. We also want to be there to help your business.

There was a time when growth in a digital world meant having access to the most expensive equipment and technology, or at least required expertise in a variety of specialist fields. Today local businesses run by small teams can compete with larger corporations because technology is more readily available, easier to use and cheaper to run.

O2 Business is here to help — with a range of products to enable you to focus on the success of your business, we’ll help keep your business connected, providing you with the tools to support internal and external communications.

Benefits
Choosing O2 Business comes with many benefits, including:

• Over 10,000 free O2 hotspots across the country
• Unlimited calls to O2 mobiles
• Unlimited calls to the 10 suppliers and customers you call the most

Helping you work efficiently

Aside from providing your lines of communication, we also provide tools to help you work more efficiently internally. Every entrepreneur’s and project managers favourite app, Evernote, is the perfect tool to help you organise, create and store documents, images and audio files. As one of our customers you’ll have 12 months of Evernote Premium for free.

Marketing

We passionately believe that businesses of all sizes should be able to communicate what they have to offer, especially in local communities where small businesses are often competing with bigger corporations and their huge marketing budgets. To cut through the noise we’ve created Priority Local, which helps O2 customers in your local area find your business for free, bringing you more footfall and increasing your brand’s awareness. You’ll also enjoy the benefits of O2 Priority for exclusive offers.

Digital footfall is just as important with Twitter has becoming the platform of choice for lots of businesses spreading work about their products and services. O2 Business are the official Twitter partner for UK Small Business, our O2 Social Insights help you to understand how your business is performing in comparison to other small businesses and help with your social advertising. You’ll also receive £50 worth of Twitter credits.

Helping you to work smarter

Security is an important focus for all businesses. McAfee Security from O2 Business enables you to enjoy the best protection and work securely with minimum effort. You can protect multiple devices, remotely lock and track devices, control user access to your devices and use the Safe Key feature to manage your businesses passwords.

We all have to work on the move these days. With Box from O2 Business you can work remotely on documents, share files securely and collaborate with your team. Remote working can happen across a variety of devices. With TU Go from O2you can ensure that you are always connected. If you run out of signal or battery on one device you can still pick up calls, SMS and voicemail on another. For example, you can use your mobile number on your laptop to make calls, or receive texts on your tablet.

Microsoft Office 365 from O2 also helps you to work smarter and more efficiently. With Microsoft Office 365you are able to enjoy the full range of Office Software across a range of devices. In addition to helping you create documents you can also create a bespoke website and email address for your business to help support your customer and client facing communications.

Customer service and managing your account

To help you enjoy the full benefit ofO2’s business offerings, help and support is always available. Whether it’s at the click of a button with our online Gurus, in person at one of our O2 stores or over the phone where you speak to your assigned account manager, we’ll be there to work with you all the way.

While providing you with support My O2 Business helps you to stay on top of your account too. With My O2 Business you can monitor your company’s mobile, broadband and landline usage and see how much you have spent since your last bill. You can analyse your usage by running reports to keep an eye on which team members are using the most data and allow specific employees access to these figures.

To find out more, you can also chat to an O2 Guru online, in store or over the phone about how O2 Business can help you. Or visit O2 Business online