Learn about what is possible with a second cloud based phone number.
Getting a second phone number for business can be helpful for a number of reasons, including no longer having to give out a personal number for professional purposes.
With no ID, additional SIM card or contract required, getting a second phone number for business through 2ndNumber at a low monthly cost could be a perfect solution for you.
We allow you to select and U.S., UK or Canadian phone numbers, wherever you are in the world, whether you're a resident in those countries or not. You can even chose the local area code that suits your business.
You can get a US, UK or Canadian phone number without the requirement for a verified address or identity documents from any of those countries. So if you are concerned about privacy or simply lack US, UK or Canadian documentation whether you're a resident or non-resident, this could be your ideal solution.
You can use 2ndNumber just like an additional virtual SIM card in your phone, on your computer or on any Android or iOS device.
Having a dedicated number for professional purposes can help you to grow your business and allows you to have two (or more) numbers on one phone, meaning you no longer have to carry two phones around.
Why a second number for business is so useful
You can also separate business and personal communications, using your personal number as you did before. Once you get your second phone number for business purposes you can run a second Whatsapp for Business account, manage your business without giving out your personal number and even use the new number anonymously if you wish.
As well as allowing you to have two WhatsApps on one phone, you can also make cheap domestic & international calls and send and receive SMS messages.
You can use 2ndNumber through your phone or any other device of your choice, via our app or web-based dashboard.
Now you can keep your personal number just for friends and family and give out your 2ndNumber for two-factor authentication for third party services such as business banking or using apps like AirBnB (add more examples). This means you don't need to give out your personal number or data to companies and other third parties.
Another helpful feature is that you can share your 2ndNumber account with your colleagues, so that they too can help answer calls and incoming messages. For example, by sharing your 2ndNumber SMS inbox with your team, on your phones or computers, several of you can manage 2FA (two factor authentication) for online banking and other services.
This means you're no longer restricted by access to one mobile or phone number, so you don't have to keep asking each other for approval or access codes every time you make a purchase, transaction or need to login to an app.
2nd Number also provides AI powered voice menus for customer service. This means you can instantly create customer service phone menus to handle any volume of incoming customer service calls and direct callers to the right people in your business, or ask them to leave a voicemail. These are Interactive Voice Response (IVR) menus which can be set up in just a few minutes through our dashboard, so that your customers are attended by a friendly and professional sounding male or female voice in the language or accent of your choice.
We also offer a WhatsApp and website chatbot creators for business numbers. You can use your 2ndNumber account to run up a WhatsApp Business Account, a WhatsApp chatbot and a website chatbot. All of them are easy to set up in just a few minutes.
So whether you work on your own, as part of a small team or part of a large organization, get your second phone number for business today, to grow your business and separate the personal from the professional.