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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

  • 61
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lake Hallie WI

    Gold Cross Answering Service is a live answering service company located in Chippewa Falls, Wis. They were founded in 1980. With about 9 employees, they provide voice services and non-voice back-office services to clients primarily in the real estate, healthcare, and medial industries.

    Clients
    GW Pumps & Purification
    The US Water Company
    Commonweal Development Corp.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Gold Cross Answering Service managed service-oriented calls after business hours for a 24-Hour HVAC and refrigeration company. After collecting customer information, they notified the appropriate on-call staff. Their high-quality customer service and precise communication satisfied the client.

    "They do a great job of communicating to ensure our needs are met." — Service Manager, 24-Hour HVAC & Refrigeration Company

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  • 62
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Nesconset NY

    Answering Legal is a voice services firm based in Nesconset, N.Y. Founded in 2013, their team serves clients in the legal sector. Services include virtual reception, inbound appointment scheduling, and customer support.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Answering Legal provides answering services for a sole practitioner law office. The team brings in one lead per month. They excel at organization.

    “I can manage my quality control more easily.” – Owner, Law Firm  

  • 63
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York City NY

    CrewBloom is an outsourcing partner based in New York. Founded in 2016, their team of around 60 employees provides back-office services and voice services.

    Clients
    SalesNexus.com
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CrewBloom provided demand generation services for a sales and marketing software company. The team responded to inbound leads and called new free trial members.

    "We have been able to engage 100% more free trials in our training offerings and tripled subscription sales as a result." – CEO, Sales Software Company

  • 64
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Noida India

    A1 Call Center is a CISCO-based outsourcing call center in Noida, India. Founded in 2009, the company has a team of 6 that specialize in back office and call center services. They primarily work with clients in the consumer products, media, and education industries. 

    Clients
    BetterU
    BIBA
    Network 18
    MMI Online
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A1 Call Center provided customer verification services for a telecommunications company. They conducted outbound calls to collect customer feedback. The former client used the collected data to update their policies and improve their services.

    "It has been a very happy, very enjoyable experience." – Administration Associate, Telecommunications Company 

  • 65
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Knoxville TN

    Located in Knoxville, Tenn., Taskforce BPO is a veteran-owned company that provides clients of all sizes with labor solutions. Made up of 90 employees, the company specializes in voice services and non-voice BPO/back office services. Taskforce BPO was founded in 2015 and predominantly serves clients in the healthcare, financial services, business services, and retail industries.

    Clients
    Dental Practices
    Primary Care Providers
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Taskforce BPO offered business processes support to a utility services firm. The company provided the firm with data management, projects, telemarketing, appointment setting, and answering services. Taskforce BPO's demonstrated a commitment to deadlines and a keen ability to produce high-quality work. Their efforts make it possible for the firm to save roughly $5000-$8000 each month. 

    "Our firm's experience with Taskforce BPO has been a positive one." – Administrative Manager, Utility Services Firm 

  • 66
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Sugar Land TX

    IdeasUnlimited is a support services provider based in the Philippines. They were founded in 2010 and have 68 employees. They specialize in voice services, HR services, and non-voice BPO for clients in the e-commerce, financial services, and healthcare fields.

    Clients
    iBario
    Ty Wilson Law
    CloserIQ
    Industries
    Notable Project

    IdeasUnlimited provided recruiting assistance for a dietary supplement retailer. They assisted in the process of recruiting new customer service agents for the client. The client was very happy with the partnership and said that the streamlining of the hiring process saved them time and money. 

    “They’re very responsive. If we request a new agent or have an urgent question, they address the need quickly. I really appreciate their speed.” – COO, Dietary Supplements Retailer
     

  • 67
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    New Delhi India

    Founded in 2011, Call2Customers is an outsourced call center in New Delhi, India with roughly 250 employees who provide voice and BPO services. They focus on B2B lead generation and B2C telemarketing for clients.

    Clients
    HHC Consulting Inc.
    Talkwire
    8BIT
    NEO Trip
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A consulting firm partnered with them for outsourcing services at a fair rate. Lead generation increased exponentially with help from the client who has a solid understanding of the market.

    “Call2Customers has a solid knowledge of the American market. They understand my requirements and how to approach marketing teams over here. They’ve even made good suggestions on how I can grow my business. It shows that they care about their work enough to do additional research.” – Owner, Consulting Firm

  • 68
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Colorado Springs CO

    Worldwide Call Centers is an outsourcing consultancy and call center network based in Colorado Springs, Colo. Founded in 1998, they have fewer than 10 employees but work with proprietary outsourcing groups depending on their clients' needs. Thye mostly provides strategic consulting with respect to outsourcing placement, but can also directly provide voice and non-voice business process outsourcing services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Worldwide Call Centers provides inbound lead generation and voice support for a U.S. financial services firm. The client needed more detailed phone records and consistent leads on phone calls and was placed with an agency by Worldwide Call Centers. In addition to strong lead generation, the Worldwide Call Centers team saves the client around $2,000 monthly on in-house labor costs.

    "They give us much better communication...They save us about $2,000 per month." – Finance Manager, Financial Services Firm

  • 69
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Cornwall Canada

    @liveconx is a telecommunications firm in Cornwall, Canada. Founded in 1978, they have at least 50 employees that serve clients in the education, healthcare, and retail sectors. @liveconx provides voice services and non-voice BPO and back office services.  Established in 1978, they have just over 50 employees. Their services consist mostly of voice assistance outsourcing and back-office processing, such as data entry and other similar tasks. 

    Clients
    Dundas & Glengarry
    National Capital Commission
    Belfor Restoration
    Industries
    Notable Project

    @liveconx provides appointment management and voice scheduling for an IT infrastructure firm. The client wanted to speed up their bookings and had to outsource to a team with the right skills. @liveconx took over the client's appointment system, establishing a more efficient workflow that enabled the client to better serve their customers.

    " I am very confident in their services. They save us about $10,000 a year." — Executive, IT Firm

  • 70
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Portland OR

    HelloSells is a lead response service based in Portland, Oregon with over 250 members. Founded in 2015, they offer voice services and non-voice BPO/back-office services to clients ranging from startups to enterprises. They have worked in the fields of advertising and marketing, real estate, and health care, among other industries.

    Clients
    JaxInvest
    Choice Granite & Remodeling
    Quidel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    HelloSells was hired by a moving company to assist in handling client phone calls round-the-clock for the company at the time. HelloSells was able to provide more efficient customer service through their dedicated team of call recipients.

    "Their scripting tree only includes five basic primary situations, which is a little limiting, because you either have to leave things out or designate a second number to handle other types of situations. That’s more of a programmatic issue than a personnel one, so it’s really just an issue of how their system is designed." - Owner, Moving Company

  • 71
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Tucson AZ

    Contact One is a full-service call center outsourcing firm in Tuscon, Ariz. They were founded in 1981 and currently maintain a staff of just over 40 employees. They provide voice services to a range of clients in a variety of sectors.

    Clients
    Tuscon Orthopaedic Institute
    Silverado Rooter & Plumbing
    Suffolk Hills Pet Clinic
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Contact One provided inbound call support for a US business services firm that needed help handling demand. After partnering with Contact One, the client saved nearly 16 hours monthly on call management and customer service.

    "They are quick and thorough. There is nothing to improve." — VP of Sales, Business Services Firm

  • 72
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Phoenix AZ

    ReceptionHQ is a voice services and outsourcing firm headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. Established in 2003, the firm now has just over 50 employees. Most of their services focus on voice call support and operations, including order processing and scheduling appointments.

    Clients
    FlatFeeLandlord
    The Spencer Law Firm
    Kaye Stern Properties
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ReceptionHQ provides answering services for a retail organization in the United States. The client wanted a robust set of tools to enable call direction and processing after an initial greeting, and ReceptionHQ exceeded their standard. Their performance helped the client resolve service issues in a quicker and more efficient manner.

    "It has performed every duty exactly as we needed it to. It is a modern tool for helping business calling needs." — Administrative Director, Retail Firm

  • 73
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oxon Hill MD

    Direct Answer is a full-service e-commerce logistics and support firm in Oxon Hill, Md. Founded in 1991, they have about 8 employees that serve a range of clients in a variety of sectors. Direct Answer provides voice services and non-voice BPO.

    Notable Project

    Direct Answer provides outbound and inbound donation generation and processing for an international human rights organization. The client's annual drive requires them to temporarily scale up a great deal, and Direct Answer demonstrated supplemented resources successfully. In addition to sending direct mail and making calls, Direct Answer provided accounting services. 

    "Though we’re a mid-sized organization, we were sometimes too small for an agency to take on as a client. When we eventually contacted Direct Answer, we found them personable, thoughtful, and excited to work with us." — Donor Stewardship Officer, Human Rights Organization

  • 74
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakland CA

    Numa is an answering service based in Oakland, Calif., and founded in 2016. Their team of fewer than 50 specializes in voice services for clients ranging from small firms to large corporations in the fields of real estate, hospitality, and retail.

    Clients
    Emblush Beaute
    MW8 Apartments
    Potomac River Running, Inc.
    Notable Project

    Numa provided text services for a salon. The salon needed a way for their clients to more efficiently communicate with them. Numa’s contributions resulted in an increase in client booking.

    “So far, we don't have any technical problem with Numa.” - Owner, Salon

  • 75
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Bacolod City Philippines

    Hit Rate Solutions is a global provider of contact center services to clients worldwide. Primarily focused on industries such as consumer products, retail, and manufacturing, Hit Rate Solutions specializes in voice services and non-voice BPO/back office services. The company was established in 2008 and is headquartered in Bacolod, Philippines. Their team is made up of 39 employees.

    Clients
    CleanWel Solutions
    ShedsForLessDirect.com
    Capital Placement Agency
    WorldKonnect LLC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hit Rate Solutions provided seasoning marketing assistance to an equipment supplier. Hit Rate Solutions managed the supplier's activities, events, messages, and calls in an effort to increase customer engagement and accelerate revenue. As a direct result of Hit Rate Solutions' targeted strategies, the supplier's customer prospecting has achieved better efficiency with lower costs. 

    "Hit Rate Solutions did a great job and met our requirements." – Sales Representative, Equipment Supplier

  • 76
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Bristol CT

    American Customer Care is a call center outsourcing firm based in Bristol, Conn. with call centers in Iowa and Pennsylvania. They were established in 1986, and have over 1000 employees. American Customer Care exclusively provides voice services, including surveys and market research, answering, and customer support.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    American Customer Care provides voice customer support for a US consumer products firm. The client's call volume began to exceed their resources as their firm grew, so they needed to outsource the service. American Customer Care automated much of the client's system to simplify the customer support process, and saves them around $1000 monthly. The client especially praised their honesty and efficiency.

    "It makes the work easier, they are very efficient." – Senior Manager, Consumer Products Firm

  • 77
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Phoenix AZ

    Pacific Business Services is a call center services company based in Phoenix, Arizona, that was founded in 2013. Their team of 121 that provides voice, non-voice business processing outsourcing (BPO), and transcription services. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pacific Business Services curates inbound calls for a financial services company. Their team develops personalized scripts and phone calls to generate organic interest. Their work allows the company's marketers to dedicate more time to outbound sales calls.

    "We are more efficient. Sales numbers have been up every month." — CEO, Financial Services Company

  • 78
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Eau Claire WI

    My Receptionist is a voice outsourcing firm headquartered in Eau Claire, Wis. with additional call centers in Florida and India. Established in 1996, My Receptionist has about 250 employees that work with primarily small businesses. Their services consist of a range of voice-oriented tasks, including conventional answering, virtual receptionist solutions, and inbound appointment management.

    Notable Project

    My Receptionist provides full-service appointment and customer support management for a retailer in the U.S. market. The client noted that their agents deliver strong customer service, and when issues arose, they were quickly resolved. They especially appreciated the intuitive software tools and communication between remote agents and their business.

    "Performance has been stellar! It has cut our customer service costs by half, and allows for seamless call handling." — Owner, Retail Firm

  • 79
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Garden City NY

    Go Answer is a leading bilingual contact center, providing 24/7 voice, web-chat, email, and ticketing services for large and small businesses. They serve multiple industries such as home services, property management, e-commerce, healthcare, transportation, and fintech. Go Answer also has a bilingual dedicated legal division that strictly handles legal intake and retainer services for law firms across the United States. Go Answer was founded in 2012 and is based in New York, with additional state-of-the-art call centers in St. Lucia and Florida. Go Answer understands the importance of being a true extension of their clients brand. They provide friendly, professional and expert answering services, virtual reception services, and custom contact center solutions that reflect the values and reputation of your company

    Clients
    Century21
    New York Daily News
    LensDirect.com
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Go Answer worked on voice services for a healthcare company. They created an answering service and also scheduled follow up calls. The client appreciated the customer service skills they provided throughout the project.

    “Go Answer can earn those customers back. They have great customer service skills. You know your business is really going to flourish and go places that others wouldn't go.” – Manager, Health Care Company

  • 80
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Thatcham United Kingdom

    Verbatim Virtual Receptionists is a call answering service company that was founded in 1997. Based in Thatcham, U.K., the team of about 10 employees does voice services and non-voice BPO and back-office services, including virtual receptionist, inbound appointment scheduling, B2B lead generation and qualification, and online customer support.

    Clients
    Zenith
    Berkshire Community Foundation
    Knight Frank
    Volkswagen
    Notable Project

    Verbatim Virtual Receptionists provided overflow call answering services to an IT outsourcing provider. They provided coverage as needed and logged the calls on the client’s CRM system. Verbatim Virtual Receptionists’ involvement was crucial to the client’s business and saved them a lot of time.

    “Having a reliable service to answer the overflow calls is vital to our business. It also helps to filter out unwanted calls and saves our staff a lot of time.” – Managing Director, IT Outsourcing Provider

  • 81
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Henderson NV

    Netcast BPO is a call center and back-office outsourcing firm headquartered in Henderson, Nev. with offices in Atlantic City, N.J. and the Philippines. Founded in 2011, they have about 200 employees, and exclusively hires English-fluent university graduates for their offshore operations. Their services include voice support and data entry.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Netcast BPO provides outbound phone marketing for a U.S. real estate firm. The client chose them based on their strong performance for other clients and well-regarded hiring practices. Netcast BPO's phone agents perform nearly 2500 outbound calls daily with strong lead generation.

    "It is an excellent firm and I have no complaints...we have worked with them ongoing for the past three years." — Senior Marketing Manager, Real Estate Firm

  • 82
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Antipolo Philippines

    2ndOffice is a business process outsourcing firm headquartered in Antipolo City, Philippines. Established in 2012, they have about 100 employees that mostly works in the retail industry. They specialize in both voice and non-voice BPO, including order processing, direct response, and data entry.

    Clients
    Jay Factory
    Influence Tree
    AVID Logistics
    Industries
    Notable Project

    2ndOffice provides seasonal voice support to a business services firm. The client needs to process a large volume of inbound calls and found it inefficient to bring in temporary employees. They consistently deliver a high level of performance, saving the client thousands monthly on staffing and administrative costs.

    "They are essential to our business." — Marketing Associate, Business Services Firm

  • 83
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Washington UT

    Vozova is a BPO company based in Washington, Utah and founded in 2012. Their team of more than 50 specializes in voice services for small and mid-market businesses in the fields of financial, educational, and business services.

    Clients
    Uber
    Lyft
    Gerber
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Vozova provided outbound voice solutions for a data solutions company. The company needed assistance with communicating with their customers. Vozova has helped run a campaign for the company for around two years.

    “Their team can make adjustments to make a campaign successful.” - Vice President, Data Solutions Company

  • 84
    $1,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Merritt Island FL

    Call Direct Partners is a voice services company located in Merritt Island, Fla. Since 2010, the company has employed a core team of under 50 to augment their clients' inbound sales and customer support.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Call Direct Partners managed an IT firm's customer support front, handling 150 incoming calls on a daily basis. They handle calls well, which helped the client to reduce costs.

    "We save around $20,000 per month. They offer a very good experience." – Senior Manager, IT Firm

  • 85
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Mumbai India

    Athena BPO is a domestic BPO based in Mumbai and Bangalore, India. Founded in 1990, Athena provides voice/call center services and non-voice BPO/back office services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Athena BPO supplies a business service with payment processing capabilities, which includes handling general billing of claims and directing payments. Since engaging with Athena, the client has seen faster billing, and praises Athena BPO's competitive rates.

    "They save me time and allow me to see more clients, saving me hundreds." - Director, Business Service

  • 86
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

    Designveloper is a software development company based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Founded in 2013, this team of 43 offers web development, mobile app development, custom software development, UI/UX design, and voice services for clients. They work with small, mid market, and enterprise companies in the consumer products, information technology, business services, financial services, health care, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    NitroLabs Limited
    Joyn’it
    Bonux
    Walrus Education
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Designveloper is building a custom file management tool for a software company. The product will let users edit and store PDF files on mobile devices and a web app. The team is using Meteor, React, MongoDB, and Node.js, and GraphQL, among other technologies, to build the platform. Though the product is not yet complete, their client has been impressed with their ability to deliver sophisticated features in a timely manner.

  • 87
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Calgary Canada

    SureCall is a call service agency headquartered in Calgary, Canada, with an office in Denver. Since 1982, their team of fewer than 250 has offered voice and non-voice BPO/back-office services to clients ranging from small businesses to enterprises. Call center services include answering, telemarketing, and other inbound services. Their BPO services focus on customer service, data entry & processing, and other back-office services.

    Clients
    Sofina Foods Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SureCall offers their call center services to a food processing company. SureCall handles the customers' inquiries, concerns, and complaints, and are knowledgeable enough to answer the questions directed to them. Surecall integrated calls from various media into one reporting platform.

    "They’re knowledgeable, responsive, and open to new ideas. We have an annual check-in with their team and always find that they’re very productive in connecting with consumers. Of course, there were a few things we needed to fine-tune in our first year, but that happened quickly. Our team felt a strong sense of urgency and mobilization from them. " - Senior Director, Food Processing Company

  • 88
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Kolkata India

    VA Talks is a virtual assistance company based in Kolkata, India. Founded in 2015, VA Talks has a team of about 30 and provides non-voice BPO/back office services, voice/call center services, and transcription capabilities to a variety of companies across different industries.

    Clients
    Bias Media
    VonHayden Security
    Natasha Brown
    Avalon Risk Management
    Industries
    Notable Project

    VA Talks supplied virtual assistance services and customer service work to a retail company. Scope included data entry and customer relations help that saves the client money and allows them to avoid hiring more full-time staff. 

    "It is easy, quick, and self-sufficient." - Owner, Retail Company

  • 89
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    United Kingdom

    onebox is a voice services and transportation company based in the United Kingdom. Founded in 2000, their team of 30 serves clients in the real estate and financial services sectors. Services include voice and call center efforts.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    onebox provided answering services for an IT company. They answered 20 calls per day and supported answering and transcription services. Their client found the service to be easy to use.

    “Their technical services are good.” - Senior Manager, IT Firm

  • 90
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Talatona Angola

    Leverage Contact Center is a customer service company in Luanda, Angola. Founded in 2018, they have about 16 employees that serve mostly midmarket clients in the consumer products, telecommunications, and supply chain sectors. Services include voice services, back-office services, and air freight. 

    Clients
    Nuvibrands
    LMC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Leverage Contact Center provided voice services for a home goods retailer. They contact 30–50 people a day, handling sales pitching for the client's products. Their efforts have doubled the client's figures. 

    "It’s very effective. Their team has a lot of experience in contact centers." –CEO, Home Goods Retailer

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