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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.

That's why we've created this list of the best answering services companies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Answering Services Companies

  • 31
    $250,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Miramar FL

    Arise is a business process outsourcing company headquartered in Miramar, Florida, with offices in Atlanta, Orlando, and Canada. Established in 1994, they have a team of about 2,000 that provides both voice and non-voice BPO/back office services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Arise handles the outbound marketing, consisting mainly of calling services for a business manufacturing company that was looking for the right company to improve their business processes.

    "They are helpful...It's been a very good experience." — Sales Manager, Manufacturing Company

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  • 32
    Undisclosed
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Birkenhead United Kingdom

    The Contact Company is an outsourcing firm based in Birkenhead, U.K. Founded in 2006, it has more than 250 employees who specialize in non-voice BPO/back office services and voice services. The team primarily partners with enterprise and midmarket clients in the business services, financial services, retail, telecommunications, and e-commerce sectors.

    Clients
    Liverpool FC
    The Health Lottery
    Argos
    Plusnet
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Contact Company established a scalable 24/7 customer service center to accommodate a television platform's growing customer needs. The team offers sales and technical support through a variety of channels including email, phone, social media, live chat, and web forums. The client spoke highly of the team's core values and their influence on their work.

    “Their positive company culture is undoubtedly their greatest strength. Despite being an outsourced vendor, they are dedicated to our goal of maximum customer satisfaction.” –Operations Director, Entertainment Platform
     

  • 33
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Kyiv Ukraine

    SupportYourApp is a customer support outsourcing company based in Kiev, Ukraine. Founded in 2010, SupportYourApp's team of more than 400 employees provides non-voice BPO/back office services and voice services. 

    Clients
    Sogro
    Coppertino, Inc.
    Petcube
    Macphun
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SupportYourApp worked with this software development company to assist with technical customer support. Their wide range of service entails taking charge of all general, pre-sales, and technical questions about the client's Windows and Mac software products.

    "Our website is featured on Shopper Approved, where around 85% of feedback is more than satisfied with support." – Marketing Director, Software Development Company

  • 34
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Sandy UT

    NICE inContact is a call center software and voice services provider based in Sandy, Utah, that was established in1997. Their team of more than 1200 employees offers voice call services, inbound lead resolution, customer support, and a customer interaction cloud software.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    NICE inContact provides seasonal call center services for a media company. Their team oversees order processing and handles inbound calls. Their services save the client up to $1000 a month.

    "They are very responsive." — Marketing Director, Media Company

  • 35
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    King of Prussia PA

    Specialty Answering Service is a call center outsourcing firm based in King of Prussia, Penn. Founded in 1985, they have about 30 employees and work with a national network of freelance customer support specialists. Their services consist of voice customer support and non-voice business process outsourcing.

    Clients
    Bausch+Lomb
    Fujitec
    Colwell Banker
    Notable Project

    Specialty Answering Service serves as a dispatch and management center for a produce distributor. The client has an extensive range of end-clients and delivery providers that requires considerable monitoring and attention to detail. By migrating their dispatch to Specialty Answering Service, the client saved about 520 labor hours per month with comparable outcomes.

    "Their strength is professional handling of calls and increased knowledge of our business, customer service is easy to work with and courteous. Things have run smoothly so far." — Manager, Food Producer

  • 36
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Woodburn OR

    MattsenKumar is a back office services provider based in Woodburn, Ore., with an office in Gurgaon, India. Founded in 2010, MattsenKumar's team of 364 employees offers voice/call center services and non-voice BPO/back office services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    MattsenKumar was hired to take over the responsibility of answering this products firm's phone calls. Making up 25% of the client's employees' work, MattsenKumar has been able to fulfill its role by respecting deadlines and being able to solve customers' problems 90% of the time, with efficiency increasing with every month the company stays on.

    "Work these past months has been flawless. They are getting better with their dealings with customers and have been able to generate a strategy to solve the problems in the calls to be more efficient and effective each time." - Director, Products Firm

  • 37
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Portland OR

    LexReception is a telecommunications firm founded in 2011. Based in Portland, Ore., the team of 2 employees specializes in voice services and non-Voice BPO/Back office services. They mainly serve clients in the legal industry. 

    Clients
    Legal Translations
    The Law Office of Robert David Malove
    Hammerschmidt, Stickradt, & Associates
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LexReception helps a legal services company by providing 24-hour answering services for an array of third-party clients. Their staff can schedule appointments on the call. In addition, bilingual operators are available to answer Spanish-speaking callers. The team's reliable services streamline internal workflows.

  • 38
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Butler NJ

    Anserve Inc. is a phone answering services provider based in Butler, N.J. The company, founded in 1969, has more than 50 employees and provides voice services to mid-market and small companies and institutions in the medical, consumer products & services, dental, government, legal, and utilities industries.

    Clients
    Aspen Medical Associates
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A multi-physician medical practice hired Anserve Inc. to handle incoming calls. Anserve Inc. provided answering services particularly during times when the practice is not open like nights, weekends, and holidays. They receive the calls and then route them to the appropriate doctor in the practice. They also provided other call-related services that cover situations like medical emergencies. Anserve Inc. effectively used the latest appropriate technologies with their services which met the practice's expectations.

    "The team’s services are excellent and we’ve had no problem or issues with Anserve — that’s also the reason why we’ve stayed with them." - Administrator, Multi-Physician Medical Practice

  • 39
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Riverside CA

    PCN - Professional Communications Network is an answering service company from Riverside, Calif. It was founded in 1989 and now has a team of 12 that provides voice services to its clients. 

    Clients
    UCLA Medical Group
    Loma Linda University
    Raincross Medical Group
    Notable Project

    A one-person online marketing company needed somebody to help manage their phone calls. Professional Communications Network now handles screening, answering, and forwarding of calls for the company. The client has noticed how much his clients like Professional Communications Network answering services.

    "They offer a higher level of service to me. They always make my clients feel good and also make me look good, which are both things I care about. I don’t get a lot of calls, but they take really good care of the ones I do get." —Owner, Online Marketing Company

  • 40
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Burnsville MN

    The Connection is a business process outsourcing firm based in Burnsville, Minn., with offices in New York and Illinois. They were founded in 1981, and have 280 employees across their 4 locations. The Connection's services revolve mainly around voice call support, such as answering and customer service, as well as some non-voice outsourcing options.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Connection provides voice customer support for a consumer products firm in California. The client receives around 150 calls a day for customer service, and their business model depends on client retention, so strong voice services are essential. The Connection contributed tailored customer service based on an in-depth knowledge of the product and target user base. They saved the client almost $25,000 in the process.

    "Their work these past months has been flawless. They are getting better with their dealings with customers and have been able to generate a strategy to solve the problems in the calls to be more efficient and effective each time." — HR Director, Consumer Products Firm

  • 41
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Tampa FL

    AnswerFirst is a telecommunications agency in Tampa, Fla. Founded in 1998, they have about 58 employees that serve a variety of clients in the IT, healthcare, and real estate sectors. AnswerFirst provides voice services and non-voice BPO and back office services.

    Clients
    Colliers Arnold
    NPR
    Terminix
    PBS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    AnswerFirst provided seasonal call answering service for a legal firm with 300 daily inbound calls. They were efficient and saved the client $200 per month. 

    "The efficiency is the main strength." — Manager, Legal Firm

  • 42
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Spokane WA

    Sound Telecom is an answering services provider based in Spokane, Wash., with a team of 25. Founded in 1986, the team provides voice and transcription services for clients in a variety of industry.

    Clients
    Boeing
    Microsoft
    Starbucks
    iFly
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sound Telecom provided answering services with voicemail and call forwarding features for a healthcare company. The team recorded names and numbers to ease their return call process. All of these services were delivered on time.

    “They are prompt and answer in a personal and professional manner. They offer many benefits with their service. They are affordable and trustworthy.” — Manager, Healthcare Company

  • 43
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Fort Myers FL

    Focused on industries like consumer products, non-profit, retail, and telecommunications, StatesideBPO employees around 70 people. The Fort Myers, Fla.-based team provides contact center services nationwide. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    StatesideBPO manages a manufacturing firm's inbound calling and customer service. The team uses its advertising expertise to accelerate the firm's business processes and provide top-level customer service. StatesideBPO has saved the firm roughly 20% with regards to time and monetary resources. 

    "So far, StatesideBPO's service has been excellent." – President, Manufacturing Firm 

  • 44
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Spring TX

    Westpark Communications is a business process outsourcing firm based in Houston, Texas. Established in 1968, the team of about 40 employees primarily provides voice services and non-voice BPO and back office services for the manufacturing, retail, and business services industries.

    Clients
    Aries Worldwide Logistics
    Genie Concierge Company
    Notable Project

    Westpark Communications provides back-office outsourcing services for a consumer products manufacturer and distributor. In order to help the client alleviate their core staff’s workload, the team took over their data entry operations. The client reports that they save over $500 in monthly costs.

    "They allow us to do more work and it's convenient and efficient." — Director, Consumer Products Firm

  • 45
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Orlando FL

    XACT is a telecommunications company, founded in 1998 and located in Orlando, Fla. They have 69 employees specializing in custom-designed contact center solutions for companies in business services, finance, and consumer products and services. They offer voice services, help desk and web support, marketing, and virtual receptionist services.

    Clients
    MediaWorks 360
    Industries
    Notable Project

    XACT provided call center services for a hospitality and health care company. They offered reporting services and created a dental practice information directory for the agents. XACT leveraged a comprehensive training process to deliver excellent abandon rates, conversion rates, and QA scores for the client.

    “The abandon rate was exceptional, basically zero. We didn’t have any issues with missed calls, and the agents were always polite. The conversion rates and QA scores were also impressive. We carried about a 35-percent conversion rate, from seeing a TV commercial to making a call and setting an appointment, and they maintained that.” – Former Manager, Hospitality & Health Care Company

  • 46
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Birmingham United Kingdom

    Time Etc is a virtual assistant company based in Birmingham, UK. The company, founded in 2007, has a staff of over 250 employees that provides back office, voice, and transcription services to various companies, particularly to their executives. 

    Clients
    Google
    Facebook
    Big Data Institute
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Time Etc was tapped by a Data Project Management Firm to handle important tasks like research, email outreach, and accounting, that the client had no time to handle in-house. The client experienced a low turnover rate in his assistants because the client found them proactive and dedicated.

    "Their ability to handle sensitive information such as passwords and credit cards sets them apart from other companies." - Managing Director, Data Project Management Firm

  • 47
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    North Canton OH

    Ameridial is a call center agency. They are headquartered in North Canton, Ohio, and have additional offices in Greenville, S.C. and Bangor, Maine. Founded in 1987, Ameridial has about 193 employees that provide non-voice BPO and back office services.  Clients are in the healthcare, nonprofit, and consumer products and services sectors. 

    Clients
    Flexigroup
    Monat
    Samsung
    KFC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ameridial managed a data modeling company inbound and outbound calling, web chat, and IVR hosting needs. They provided these services between 8 am – 11 pm.

    "The company has seen higher Net Promoter Scores each year since our partnership with Ameridial." – Outreach, Data Modeling Company

  • 48
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Kyiv Ukraine

    Founded in 2017, Limitless Technology Consultants (LimTC) is a tech consultancy based in Kiev, Ukraine. Their team of 50 provide voice services and non-voice back office services for clients. 

    Clients
    eKomi Ltd
    OneLook
    NectarDesk
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LimTC partnered with a plagiarism checking software to assist them with SDR services. They provided the client with market strategy, which improved lead rates by over 400% and a customer success rate of 98%.

    “They integrated directly into our business model and made the entire process seamless. I loved the fact that they are a local company and would come and work from our office to make us feel like a single team/unit on the same mission.” –– Head Of SDR, Plagiarism Checking Software

  • 49
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Scottsdale AZ

    Back Office Betties is a virtual receptionist agency based n Scottsdale, Ariz. Founded in 2014, this company has 13 employees. Services provided by Back Office Betties are focused on voice services and receptionist work for legal firms and small businesses.

    Clients
    Various Law Firms
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Back Office Betties provides ongoing call center services for a law firm. They take messages from callers, as well as conducting warm transfers, providing information to prospective clients, and scheduling follow-up calls. The law firm has continued working with Back Office Betties for several years due to the quality of their work.

    "Back Office Betties is the face of my company: they’re the first people that a new client talks to. People think their team is a receptionist in my office. I’ve never had an issue where someone didn’t end up hiring me because of their communication with the Back Office Betties team." - Attorney, Law Firm

  • 50
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chesapeake VA

    MAP Communications is an employee-owned virtual receptionist and live 24-hour answering service headquartered in Chesapeake, Va. Founded in 1991, their team of 65 focuses on industries like business services, real estate, education, healthcare, government, legal, and hospitality and leisure. They specialize in voice services.

    Clients
    Senior Helpers
    Towne Center Realty
    University of Pennsylvania
    West Management
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MAP Communications provided after-hours support and bilingual services for a manufacturing company. The 24/7 services offered received positive feedback from the company's clients and improved its sales. 

    "MAP Communication's services have met our expectations; the team was there when customers needed help."  Executive, Manufacturing Company 

  • 51
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Gastonia NC

    AnswerLive is a call center and BPO agency founded in 1982. They have headquarters in Gastonia, N.C. and additional offices in Grants Pass, Ore. and Lubbock, Texas. Their team of 11 specialists offers voice services and non-voice BPO primarily to small businesses. 
     

    Clients
    Robert R. McGill Air Conditioning INC
    Notable Project

    AnswerLive provided call center services for an air conditioning service company. They supply after-hours live operators who converse with customers and gather information, which then gets relayed to the client’s on-service technician. Through this service, the client doesn’t lose the crucial clients who contact the company after the office closes each day.

    “We receive an average of six calls per day after hours. During the summer months, the amount of after-hours activity and number of calls can rise. The loss of revenue from all these missed calls per day would be extraordinary if we didn’t have Answerlive’s support.” – Manager, Air Conditioning Service Company
     

  • 52
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

    DIGI-TEXX is a business process outsourcing company based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and was founded in 2003. Their team of 49 employees specializes in back-office services, voice services, and IT strategy consulting for small business and midmarket clients in the financial services and real estate industries. 

    Clients
    All Nippon Airways
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DIGI-TEXX provided outsourcing services to an IT company. They helped the client, who was dealing with a large volume of customers, to improve their report processing efficiency. The client was very happy with the service and said that it improved their efficiency. 

    “The team is capable of handling a high volume of work while producing strong results. They deliver everything on time and adapt to our needs very quickly.” – Program Manager, IT Company
     

  • 53
    $1,000+
    10,000+ Employees
    New York NY

    EXL is an operations management and analytics company based in New York, with offices in New Delhi, Noida, and Bengaluru, India, and the Philippines. Founded in 1999, EXL's team of 15,148 employees provides non-voice BPO/back office services and voice services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    EXL was hired by an education organization to supply capabilities in the form of administrative, billing, and payment processing. The client particularly appreciated EXL's international billing and accounting services.

    "We have had a few international clients that return over and over again based on our ability to meet their needs and EXL's ability to manage billing issues." — HR Manager, Education Organization

  • 54
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Greenville SC

    Direct Outbound is a business-process outsourcing firm based in Greenville, South Carolina, that was established in 2012. Their team of more than 200 employees offers call-answering services, switchboard services, logistics, fulfillment support, and customer service.

    Clients
    Trailside Supply
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Direct Outbound provides call center services for a large US retailer. Their team oversaw all customer communication operations, processed orders, recorded incoming requests, and resolved customer service issues. Their work was reliable and optimized order processing.

    "They are good listeners, provide fast customer service, and offer good products." — Sales Associate, National Retailer

  • 55
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Las vegas NV

    MoveUp Solutions is a customer support company based in Las Vegas, with a second office in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Since its founding in 2013, their team of about 25 has provided voice/call center services, HR consulting and outsourcing, and social media marketing, and much more, to mainly small-and mid-sized businesses.

    Clients
    Liberty National
    New Visions for Public Schools
    Upright Solutions
    Viabox
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MoveUp Solutions assisted a safety education company with business management and web development efforts. In addition to this work, they advised the client to globally expand. Following their guidance, the company was able to conduct Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training in China and audits in U.S. facilities owned by Japanese firms.

    “Their command of English and knowledge of web design were excellent. I would use them again.” — Partner, Safety Firm

  • 56
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Hollywood CA

    Evoice is a phone services firm headquartered in Los Angeles California, that was established in 1995. Their team of over 1,000 employees offers voice services, transcription, inbound appointment scheduling, and virtual receptionist services.

    Clients
    Fire Recovery USA
    Moisture Jamzz
    Hollywood Academy of Music
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Evoice provides inbound call management and support for an education firm. Their team took over customer requests and some administrative functions to increase convenience and ease financing costs. Their work improves the efficiency of their operations and the quality of their service.

    "It has made us look more professional and we never miss any important calls. It has helped us to connect with our clients and thus improved our business." — Administrator, Education Firm

  • 57
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Montrose CO

    Located in Montrose, Colorado, Best Connections Answering Services is a small call center company. The team specializes in voice services.

    Notable Project

    Best Connections Answering Services takes after-hours calls for a robotics school. They began by doing in-depth research to help them answer any FAQs. For urgent messages, they reach out to the client promptly.

    "They’re really looking out for us, and I appreciate that."

  • 58
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Beverly MA

    OnBrand24 is a call center services company from Beverly, Mass. with offices in Savannah, Ga., Portsmouth, N.H., and Boston. It was founded in 1980 and has grown to a team of about 225 employees. OnBrand24 offers both voice services and non-voice/BPO back office services to mid-size and large enterprise clients.

    Clients
    Southwest Indian Foundation
    Alpha Software
    Enservio
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A real estate company needed to hire a business services team for call services to improve their debt collection rates. OnBrand24 provides cold calling, telemarketing, lead generation, and appointment setting services.

    "Their strengths are their customer service and flexibility...They have helped my company save over $10,000. I have an 80% success rate of collections." – CEO, Real Estate Company

  • 59
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Bradenton FL

    Perfect Data Entry is a business process outsourcing firm based in Bradenton, Fla. Established in 2015, they have 38 employees, and provide a variety of database management and back-office solutions. Their services consist of mostly non-voice BPO/back office services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Perfect Data Entry provided database management and development for a firm in the automotive industry. The client needed consistent daily support for a short-term project, but wanted to avoid the complications of working with and training temporary employees for data entry. Perfect Data Entry's team was able to complete the project in less time than a full-time employee, saving over $3,000 on various in-house expenses.

    "I think it has worked well for our company. We have saved a lot of money rather than hiring one employee to come in a few hours a week. We are able to turn our work into them and get the work completed without having to onboard an employee." — Customer Service Manager, Automotive Firm

  • 60
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Hollywood FL

    Remote CoWorker is a virtual assistant outsourcing company founded in 2013 and located in Hollywood, Fla. They have a team of about 10 employees who offer non-voice BPO/back office services, along with voice, finance and accounting outsourcing, and HR services. Their client base comprises small business in the real estate, business services, IT, and telecommunications industries.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Remote CoWorker conducted calls in order to generate leads. They targeted individuals who were interested in real estate. The team managed the project well, and they offered exceptional value for money. 

    “Some campaigns have done amazing and some.” – Owner, Real Estate Company

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