Telephone numbers?

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Slightly OT, but has anyone any experience or advise
on  using 0870 numbers on websites?
I'm thinking of setting up a new line and have the option
of a 0845 number or a 0870 number.
With 0845, the caller pays local rate and I have to cover
the cost if it is a national call.
With 0870, the caller pays a national rate and I actually
earn a very small amount from each call.
Obviously the 0870 number is better for me, but has anyone
any experience as to whether this would deter people from

Re: Telephone numbers?

@here.invalid says...
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I never ring those 0870 unless there is no option, and then I tell them
to ring me back.

OTOH I'd ring 0800 everytime I get chance, 0845 not too fussed about.

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0845 (in the UK) is the customer friendly route.

Save 0870 for the accounts 'department' :)

William Tasso

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