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What is Caller ID? How Much Does Caller ID Cost? How Can I Get Caller ID?

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Question: What is Caller ID? How Much Does Caller ID Cost? How Can I Get Caller ID?
Women who work from home have to deal with personal and business calls all day long. Having caller ID on your home and business lines can help you stop wasting valuable time spent taking unwanted calls.
Answer: Caller ID stands for “Caller Identification.” Caller ID is a telephone company service that is now available in most areas throughout the United States.

How Much Does Caller ID Cost?

There is usually a one-time start-up fee and small monthly fee ($3-$10 per month depending on other services you subscribe to) for the service, but it is well worth the money. If you have a business line, your phone costs may be tax-deductible, including the cost of having caller ID services.

What Types of Phones Have Caller ID Services?

All cell phones come equipped to automatically show caller identification information. There is no additional charge for caller ID services on cell phones.

Most phones that can be purchased in retail stores already come with caller ID capacity. If you have a phone with a caller ID screen and caller ID phone service (you need both), when a person or business calls you, their name and number will display on a LED screen on the telephone (or, in some cases, on an answering machine base for portable phones).

How Caller ID Can Help Women Who Work From Home Better Manager Their Time

If you know who is calling you, you can make better decisions about whether or not you have time to take the call. Caller ID is a great way to screen personal calls, telemarketing calls, and even callers you just do not want to talk to at any given time.

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