Review of Grasshopper Phone Service Grasshopper phone service is what is known as virtual 800 number service. To the customer dialing in, they think they are calling a company that is big in stature, just due to the fact that they are dialing an 800 number. However, you can have only one phone and be the only person working for your company and still use a virtual 800 number to your advantage. Grasshopper phone service can use your existing 800 number, known as porting, or assign you a new one and before you know it you have an 800 number for all of your customers to call. You can even work with Grasshopper to create a vanity number, such as 800-GET-FOOD. Grasshopper’s services start at around ten bucks a month and depending on what you want and need out of your 800 number will of course determine what you will spend on it. Some of the added features that Grasshopper phone service has to offer besides just an 800 number are: • Call Forwarding • Multiple Call Conferencing • Virtual Fax • Live Call Transfer • Connectivity with your BlackBerry or iPhone • Call Routing • Voice Mail • Call greetings • So Much More In addition to your 800 number, Grasshopper can also take care of your local number as well. This means that you can handle both of your phone numbers with the same source. Grasshopper phone service is available without having to sign a lengthy contract. In fact, there is no contract ever to sign, only a month to month commitment. So, if you are not happy with the service, you simply have to opt out of the upcoming month. This also allows you the opportunity to upgrade and downgrade your virtual 800 phone service as you see fit. There is never any penalties for doing so which means you can literally custom tailor your virtual 800 number to fit the needs of your business as it grows. There are a number of testimonials that can be found on the home page of the website that go by on a streaming basis. But, keep in mind that these will likely all be positive since they are found on the actual website of Grasshopper phone service. To get a real feel for the service you may want to find some independent reviews online. Grasshopper offers customer support on a 24 hour a day, seven day a week basis so you should never have any problems finding someone to help you should things go wrong. Additionally, they offer e-mail support as well, so help seems as though help is never too far away. The company also offers a 30-day money back guarantee. If you are not happy with your service then you can contact customer support for a full refund. This gives you a sort of unofficial trial of the service. You no longer have to run a Fortune 500 company in order to enjoy the benefits that come with an 800 number. Now, thanks to companies like Grasshopper phone service, it is possible for your business to look like a Fortune 500 company, even if you are running it out of your living room.