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Answering services can play a key role in the success of a business. This support service can minimize customer service expenses.

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List of the Best Answering Services Companies

  • 1
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    North Charleston SC

    Moneypenny is a communications outsourcing firm based in Charleston, South Carolina, that was established in 2000. Their team of 750 employees offers a diverse range of phone communication solutions including standard answering services, switchboard services, and customer support.

    Notable Project

    Moneypenny provides 24-hour customer support for a hospitality agency to help with after-hours services. Their team works around the clock to answer customers' questions. Their work improved the agency's customer service and generated new leads.

    " We have shown a great increase of customer clientele since hiring this company." — Senior Manager, Hospitality Firm

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  • 2
    $1,000+
    10,000+ Employees
    Sofia Bulgaria

    TELUS International is a BPO contact center headquartered in Sofia, Bulgaria. They also have offices in Bucharest, Romania, and Old Trafford, United Kingdom. Founded in 2004, they have about 1,092 employees that serve clients in the financial, gaming, and IT industries. They specialize in voice services.

    Clients
    Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TELUS International provided custom development services for a workplace safety and insurance board. They built a healthcare billing system, handling end-to-end development. The solution is used by over 30,000 healthcare institutions and decreased payment processing time.

    "What sets them apart is the balance of both value of the functionalities they’ve brought on board together with their ability to connect and build a platform that was scalable to adapt to the e-health landscape." –Manager of Program Effectiveness, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

  • 3
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Lexington KY

    Helpware is a call center located in Los Angeles that was founded in 2015. Their team of around 135 employees specializes in voice services, non-voice BPO and back-office services, HR consulting and outsourcing, transcription, and more.

    Clients
    Google
    Cisco
    Mindbody
    Zendesk
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Helpware delivers customer support services for a beauty, wellness, and lifestyle products company. The team handles incoming support ticket requests, tracks product defect data, and notifies relevant team members about necessary customer experience improvements. Frequent communication and rapid problem resolution have fostered a seamless engagement.

    "Their passion, integrity, and eagerness are infectious, and they’ve helped us build out a team with processes and roles." – Customer Experience Manager, Consumer Goods Company

  • 4
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Bengaluru India

    Flatworld Solutions is an outsourcing company headquartered in Princeton, N.J. Founded in 2006, they have a team of over 750 employees. The firm's international offices are based across India, the U.K, and the Philippines and has experience in nonvoice/ back office, transcription, and call center services. Their Clients mostly work in manufacturing, education, and healthcare industries. 

    Clients
    Yale School of Management
    The Loomis Company
    Data Infinity
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Flatworld Solutions partnered with a products business and assumed customer service and live calling duties organization-wide. The client's customers have reported 98% satisfaction rate when dealing with the team at Flatworld Solutions. The client estimates that the team at Flatworld Solutions has saved their organization over 40 hours of work. The team showed an impressive level of professionalism and customer service skills. 

    "They're dedicated to making their customers like us as successful as possible. Flatworld Solutions excels at communication and takes care to offer a pleasant customer experience." –Customer Service Director, Products Business 

  • 5
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Kyiv Ukraine

    Wow24-7 is an omnichannel customer outsourcing company based in Kyiv, Ukraine. Founded in 2016, Wow24-7 provides non-voice BPO/back office services and voice services.

    Clients
    The App Solutions
    Gita Jewelry
    StudentShare
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Wow24-7 worked with this SaaS platform to provide outsourced support and lead qualification. Wow24-7 answers the phone, chat, and email communications from customers all day, every day. They even look for ways to help with lead generation for outbound calls.

    "Before our partnership with Wow24-7, we had no phones open for 16 of the 24 hours in a day. Now, we have 24/7 coverage." –Marketing Manager, SaaS Platform

  • 6
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Tallahassee FL

    PATLive is a voice services provider based in Tallahassee, Fla. and founded in 1990. They specialize in voice services. They offer support in multiple languages, customizable scripts, video calls, and text messaging.

    Clients
    Brovil Associates LLC
    New England Hypnosis & Weightloss
    MZ Real Estate
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PATLive provided an answering service for a single employee MMA Academy. They screen all calls coming into the client’s business, and email them whenever they receive a call, allowing the client to focus on their work. The client was very happy with the service and said that it allowed them to operate on a tight budget. 

    “It's been working well, and every interaction with them is pleasant. It's been running smoothly, and they're doing exactly what I need.” – Owner, MMA Academy
     

  • 7
    $5,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Miami FL

    Triniter is a BPO service company based in Miami, with offices in Chatrapatti, India and Davao City, Philippines. The company, founded in 2015, has more than 500 employees and provides voice services and non-voice BPO/back office services to small and midmarket companies.

    Clients
    WoodBows
    TheUKApps
    Runway Designer Wear
    Trinity Wired
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An online sales platform hired Triniter to provide email and chat customer support services. Despite a challenging start, Triniter provided services that met all expectations.

    "They were really approachable, flexible, and added a lot of value to us." - COO, Online Sales Platform

  • 8
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Jackson MI

    AMBS Call Center provides voice services from its Jackson, Mich. headquarters and additional locations in Grand Rapids, Mich. and Tampa, Fla. Founded in 1932, they have about 27 employees that serve a variety of clients in a range of sectors. 

    Clients
    Cadillac
    Federal Mogul
    Michigan State University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AMBS provides 24/7 customer support for a commercial flooring company in Michigan. The client needs to maintain an emergency line for customers with water damage or other urgent matters, and saves money with AMBS answering calls. The AMBS team worked with the client to establish a workflow for responding to emergencies and make sure they could provide adequate service. The partnership has helped the client earn several jobs they otherwise may have missed after hours.

    "The level of training for each employee is remarkable. Everyone that we speak to seems to have been briefed on our business, which is important for serving our needs. Their price is also impressive." – Vice President, Commercial Flooring Company

  • 9
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Portland OR

    AnswerConnect is a contact center solutions firm based in Portland, Ore. Established in 2002, they have 38 employees, and offer a wide variety of voice-oriented customer service options. Their solutions include voice and non-voice BPO/back office services.

    Clients
    UCLA
    Verizon
    Bank of America
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AnswerConnect provides security-oriented customer support for an IT Services firm in Florida. The client needed a provider that could handle both high volume and sophisticated customer issues, as well as save them money on operations. AnswerConnect provides contract-based consistent support, and has helped the client focus on their internal management and growth.

    "They have the ability to handle a high capacity of work. I save an estimate of 40% of time and money." — CEO, IT Firm

  • 10
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New Delhi India

    SunTec India is a multi-process IT outsourcing company based in New Delhi, India with an additional office in Laguna Beach, Calif. Founded in 1999, SunTec India boasts a team of over 968 employees who provide non-voice BPO/back office services and voice/call center services.

    Clients
    Nielsen
    Bose
    Honda
    Pepsico
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SunTec India answered phones, offered filing services, and provided general paperwork help for an IT firm. Thanks to SunTec's efficient work, the client saves about $1500 monthly.

    "It’s easier to get things done for the day when using [their] service." — Customer Service Manager, IT Company

  • 11
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Austin TX

    Located in Austin, EBQ has a team of around 250 working with clients in the IT, advertising, and business industries. They provide voice services, CRM consulting, and email marketing expertise to clients looking for B2B lead generation and appointment setting.

    Clients
    Introel Communications Inc,
    iPipeline
    OKI Data
    BigCommerce
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A software company was eager to work with EBQ to increase the opportunities to make sales and earn new business by calling clients who have expiring contracts with the client’s competitors. They generated a steady increase of lead generation and new business opportunities for the client.

    “I find their eagerness most impressive. For example, we have given them multiple lists of more than 1,000 people, and they seem to always get through them with a positive attitude and are asking for more people to call. Also, their attention to detail and deadlines is notable. We have a very complex product, and they do a good job of explaining it and getting people interested.” – Marketing Coordinator, Software Company

  • 12
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Amritsar India

    Octopus Tech Solutions is a call center and voice services company based in Amritsar, India. Founded in 2011, they also have offices in Gurgram and Chandigargh, India. The company of 50+ employees provide non-voice BPO services and voice services to primarily midmarket businesses in the financial services sector. 

    Clients
    Club Factory
    Moneed
    Stephen Udoff
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Octopus Tech Solutions developed a powerful BPO services solution for their e-commerce client, freeing them up to focus on expanding their brand. They designed a fully tailored voice package based on their client’s needs, garnering positive reviews as a result.

    "Although the partnership was short, they gave us a significant number of leads to process. We’re planning to start another project with Octopus Tech Solutions in the near future." – Project Manager, E-Commerce Company

     

  • 13
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Buford GA

    VoiceNation is a live answering service company based in Buford, Ga. It was established in 2003 and now employs a team of 50. VoiceNation provides voice and non-voice BPO and back-office services.

    Clients
    McDonald's
    Rolls Royce
    Dell
    Dunkin Donuts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A marketing company had a voice answering service that customers didn't like and often meant that the company missed out on clients because of it. VoiceNation now handles all their phone services. Their support has which improved client relations and increased the quality and number of leads.

    " When we first pushed to Voice Nation, I was shocked at how many phone calls we were getting. It turned out that we had been getting them all along, but people simply didn’t want to leave a message...I would say that we’re reclaiming about 60% of the opportunities which were lost before." — CEO, Marketing Company

  • 14
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Noida India

    Go4Customer is a contact center outsourcing company that is based in Noida, India with other centers in Jaipur, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Bhopal, India, South Tiverton, UK, and Houston. Since 2004, their team of over 200 experts have been providing voice/call center services and BPO/back office services. Go4Customer works with different industries including information technology, financial services, and consumer products.

    Clients
    MSME
    BSNL
    TIMEX
    HudCo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An IT company wanted to smooth over how information enters and leaves the company, so they needed effective outbound services. Go4Customer improved the flow of calls, as well as provided lead generation services through telemarketing. The client is extremely confident in the work that Go4Customer has done.

    "They [Go4Customer] do their work quickly, safely, reliably, and they offer a good service despite the price." – Manager, IT Industry Company

  • 15
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Los Altos CA

    Smith.ai is a virtual receptionist and lead intake services company located in Palo Alto, Calif. Founded in 2015, they employ over 100 staff specializing in live calls and website chat for small and mid-market companies, typically in legal, hospitality, finance, e-commerce, healthcare, and real estate. Services include AI chatbots, live chat, conversion optimization, and virtual receptionists.

    Clients
    Hacking Law Practice
    Wondermint
    Merchbar
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Smith.ai provided ongoing call services for a law firm. They handled inbound and outbound calls, and also managed website chat and scheduled any consultations or calls. Working with Smith.ai enabled the client to scale its client base and revenue. 

    “When a call is transferred to me, people always give very positive feedback about their experience speaking with the Smith.ai team. People have spoken about how accommodating and nice they are, which makes me feel good. It’s been very helpful in our scaling efforts.” – CEO, Law Firm

  • 16
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Las Vegas NV

    Abby Connect is a virtual receptionist firm in Las Vegas. Established in 2005, the team now has 40+ employees. They provide virtual receptionist and answering services for small businesses and mid-market companies in the financial, legal, and business services industries. 

    Clients
    LUXE International Realty
    Kerfoot Financial Services
    Grant Morris Dodds
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A law firm wanted to have a service to answer the phone when they weren't there and provide great customer service as well. They hired Abby Connect handles phone services and helps the law firm facilitate customer communication. 

    "I appreciate the consistency of their agents. It makes it feel like they’re in the office as opposed to being a call center." – Senior Attorney, Law Firm

  • 17
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Ft. Lauderdale FL

    Talk2Rep is a business process outsourcing company from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. with another office in the Dominican Republic. Established in 2001, they have a team of about 100 that provides both voice and non-voice BPO/back office services.

    Clients
    Rosetta Stone
    Bayer
    Casio
    AT&T
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Talk2Rep handled the high volume of customer service requests and calls for a business services firm to improve their business processes. They provided call center services, social network management, online chat, and social responsibility services.

    "They are excellent. Customers evaluate their experience with the operators in a positive way. Very rarely is there a margin of error or customers dissatisfied with the attention provided." – HR Executive, Business Services Firm

  • 18
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Dnipro Ukraine

    Simply Contact is an outsourcing contact center based in Dnipro, Ukraine. The contact center, founded in 2015, has more than 400 employees and provides non-voice BPO/back office services and voice services. Simply Contact serves mid-market and other-sized companies in various industries that include hospitality & leisure; supply chain, logistics, and transport; and e-commerce.

    Clients
    METRO
    WIZZ AIR
    Yves Rocher
    Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA)
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An IT marketing agency hired Simply Contact to build a customer support team of dedicated agents who cover live chat requests, emails, and inbound calls. Simply Contact also provided a team on short notice when the agency required an outbound call center for a limited period of time. They now provide support in English and Spanish languages, 24/7. Because of the engagement, the agency saw an improvement in customer satisfaction.

    "I find impressive their ability to adapt to the project requirements. Also, they were able to start quickly." - Founder & CEO, IT Marketing Agency

  • 19
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Bengaluru India

    Invensis is an IT, BPO, and call center services company based in Bangalore, India, with an office in Wilmington, Del. Founded in 2000, Invensis's team of more than 350 employees offer non-voice BPO/back office services and call center services.

    Clients
    Groupon
    Sprint
    Web2Carz
    Wyndham
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A marketing firm wanted to handle more inbound phone calls. It hired Invensis to answer phone calls, process orders, and provide customer service. Invensis helped the firm's efficiency improve by 37%. The firm appreciated Invensis' customer service and time management, among other qualities.

    "They [Invensis] have turned our company around and helped make it the best it can be!" – HR Manager, Marketing Firm

  • 20
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Margate FL

    Based out of Margate, Florida, Answering Service Care offers voice services to small businesses. This includes answering a variety of phone call inquiries from stakeholders. The telecommunications vendor has fewer than 50 employees serving industries spanning from real estate to legal and medical. The company was founded in 1974.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Answering Service Care offers ongoing call center services for an IT technology and consulting company. This involves responding to both general inquiries and third-party clients. The team continues to excel at building a positive rapport with the client and external stakeholders.

    "They have maintained a very effective workflow." – CEO, IT Tech & Consulting Company

  • 21
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Portland OR

    Ruby Receptionists is a voice services firm based in Portland, Oregon, that was established in 2003. Their team of more than 250 employees offers voice call support, appointment management, and conventional answering services.

    Clients
    Conroy Consults
    McKeen Law
    Molinar and Co.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ruby Receptionists provides voice call management for a large financial firm. Their team oversaw client requests and recorded messages to save time on administrative tasks. Their exceptional service was praised by executives.

    "They are not only willing to help my company, but they are eager to do so and they haven’t ever made me feel like my requests were unimportant." — Senior Administrator, Financial Firm

  • 22
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Denver

    Intelligent Office is a business process outsourcing firm based in Denver with offices in Washington, DC, London, and Canada. Established in 2010, their team has grown to 300 employees. Intelligent Office offers a wide range of outsourced operations solutions. The bulk of their services consists of voice BPO, including inbound calls and customer support; they also offer non-voice services, such as live chat and virtual assistant solutions.

    Clients
    Odyssey Health Services
    Skillstat
    Era 303 Services
    Notable Project

    Intelligent Office provides inbound call support for a manufacturing firm in Pennsylvania. The client's business benefits considerably from having inbound support, but they do not have the scale for such resources in-house. Intelligent Office provides a flexible pricing mechanism based on the client's needs. The team has been quick to adapt to shifting requirements.

    "Intelligent Office is very good at response time, as well as correctly finding ways to meet your needs in a pinch." – IT Director, Manufacturing Firm

  • 23
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Salt Lake City UT

    Davinci Virtual Office Solutions is a call answering company of 82 employees, which was founded in 2005. Based in Salt Lake City, they offer voice services. They serve small and midmarket businesses in a variety of industries, including healthcare, real estate, business, and financial services.

    Clients
    Verneccia Lashay Fashion and House
    ShowMyPC
    New York Cornea Consultants
    Hungry Iguana Films
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Davinci Virtual Office Solutions provided call services for an energy company. They supplied ongoing coverage for approximately 50 calls a day. The client appreciates the company’s efficient working protocol. 

    “They have highly trained staff for the attention of the calls and a good interface.” – President, Energy Company

  • 24
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Irvine CA

    Kareo is a cloud-based medical technology platform based in Irvine, Calif., with offices in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Costa Rica. Founded in 2004, Kareo's team of 597 employees provides non-voice BPO/back office services and voice services to healthcare and medical related businesses.

    Clients
    Capterra
    Software Advice
    C Net
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kareo was hired by a transportation company to assist with its medical billing needs, specifically the client's 401ks. Kareo's work enables the client to save 23 hours per month, while simultaneously allowing the client to offer for benefits to its employees.

    "Their service is very good." — Administration Manager, Transportation Company

  • 25
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Portland OR

    AnswerForce is an answering services provider from Tualatin, Ore. It was founded in 1998 and currently has a team of 11 employees. AnswerForce specializes in voice services, but also provides non-voice BPO/back office services to clients from a variety of industries. 

    Clients
    Handyman Matters
    Progressive Comfort Solutions
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A window cleaning company was experiencing rapid growth and needed a team to help manage their overflow of client correspondence. They hired AnswerForce to provide phone answering services 24/7. In addition, the team offers online chat and calendaring services. 

    "AnswerForce provided free set up, no charge for the first 30 seconds in cases of people hanging up, as well as the ability to not work under a contract and to change the plan from month to month...I've appreciated AnswerForce's flexibility in terms of payment and setup." — Franchisee, Window Cleaning Service

  • 26
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Stafford TX

    Unee Solutions is a business process outsourcing firm based in Stafford, Texas with additional assets in India and Israel. They were founded in 2007 and currently have a staff of 125 employees. Unee Solutions' solutions focus on lead generation and include both voice outsourcing and non-voice back office services.

    Clients
    Kern
    Krohne
    Cimatron Group
    Jurat
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Unee Solutions provides voice lead generation for a luxury bed and breakfast in Colorado. The client wanted to stand out from crowded search results that prioritize large brands and partnered with Unee for a more distinct lead generation strategy. Unee's voice support agents provide outbound calls and booking over the phone. The team has considerably outperformed the client's original in-house efforts.

    "I was paying a couple of people roughly $1,500 per month to do it previously and they were only spending maybe 10 hours in total a week to produce 2 to 4 leads. Now I pay roughly $2,000 for unknown hours with 15 to 20 leads. Invaluable!" — Owner, Colorado Bed and Breakfast

  • 27
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Phoenix AZ

    Nexa is a virtual assistant agency based in Phoenix. Founded in 1982, their team of around 440 employees focuses on voice services.

    Clients
    Whitehardt
    Skupin Law Group
    Triple A Plumbing & Jetting
    Baselayer
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Nexa provided virtual assistant services for an advertising agency. The team processed incoming calls for both local and national campaigns. They were responsible for intake services and lead generation as well. 

    "They are competent, confident, and compassionate for each call." – CFO, Advertising Agency

  • 28
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Portland OR

    Physicians Answering Service is a telephone answering company headquartered in Portland, Ore. They have about 12 team members. Since 1990, they have provided voice services as well as non-voice back-office services to clients in the dental, healthcare, and medical industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Physicians Answering Service managed calls after business hours for a hospice agency. They directed calls and messages to their appropriate recipients as well as performed follow-ups. Their efficiency and ability to capture the necessary information from callers satisfied the client. 

    "They’re pretty friendly, which is key to customer service."— Clinical Director, Hospice Agency 

  • 29
    $1,000+
    10,000+ Employees
    Irving TX

    SourceHOV is a global transaction processing and enterprise information management company based in Irving, TX, with offices in Detroit, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Founded in 2011, SourceHOV and its nearly 1,250 employees provide non-voice BPO/back office services and voice services.

    Clients
    Albany Medical Center
    Healthnet PDM and Capitation
    Concentra
    Catholic Diocese of Austin
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SourceHOV worked took charge of a business services firm's business processes and operations support. SourceHOV's work saves the client 50-55 hours and $2,500 per month.

    "Communication is their strong suit." —Finance Manager, Business Services Company

  • 30
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Ocala FL

    Ansafone is a voice services provider based in Ocala, Fla. with an additional office in Santa Ana, Calif. They were founded in 1970 and have a team of over 250 employees.  

    Notable Project

    Ansafone provided customer service representatives for a government subcontractor. The client was happy with the quality of service they provided. 

    "Their agents were always able to accommodate our requests, despite dealing with a rapidly changing environment." – Project Manager, Emergency Service Company

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