Building, plumbing and electrical companies can reap the rewards of using messaging apps for their customers with YourBusiness Number. Schedule work, send quotes and stay in touch with your clients on-the-go with a business account.
With the popularity of messaging apps skyrocketing in recent years, it’s no surprise that more clients than ever prefer to communicate with electricians, plumbers and builders via WhatsApp. If you’re constantly fielding client queries, you’ll know it’s really difficult to stay on top of work messages when they’re mixed up in the same app as your personal chats, but luckily, YourBusinessNumber can help.
You might think you need to buy a second handset in order to set up both WhatsApp Messenger and WhatsApp Business and keep your professional and private chats separate – but you’d be wrong. We provide you with a unique UK mobile number that can be used on your mobile. Simply download the WhatsApp Business App for free and sign up using your new number. That’s it!
Sure! We say that’s a great idea, especially since Facebook has more than 1.4 billion users each month.
More and more homeowners and business owners looking for building work are using social platforms, including Facebook, to research and scope out their local businesses – and keeping your contact details up-to-date is sure to make a great first impression.
Successful electricians, plumbers and builders use messaging apps to:
If you're using your personal WhatsApp Messenger for work messages, read our guide to switching over to WhatsApp Business.
Builders, Plumbers and Electricians everywhere are using YourBusinessNUmber and business messaging apps.
We currently support customers looking for a virtual number to get themselves verified on WhatsApp Business. Get your virtual number here.
You need a second number for WhatsApp Business as you are not permitted to use the same number as your regular WhatsApp account. This would mean buying another phone with an extra monthly contract or pay as you go SIM. With YBN you can get that number to run your business through WhatsApp Business without having to buy a second phone and for a considerably cheaper price than another contract.
No, it’s not possible to use WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business on the same phone. You can only use one number per account.
YBN virtual numbers can only be used in messaging apps. The number attached to your SIM card is for normal calls and SMS messages. If someone places a normal call to your YBN virtual number, it gets forwarded to the SIM card mobile number you signed up with free of charge.
No. An eSIM is an embedded chip inside your phone that acts exactly like a traditional SIM card, removing the need for swapping SIM cards if you move networks. You can have more than one plan from different networks on an eSIM, but the drawback with this is that you can only use one network at a time. With a number from YBN, you don’t have the issue of using one at a time - you can use your business number in tandem with your personal number, whilst still being able to separate it out.
Yes, you can install both WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business but you need a different number for each messaging app. YourBusinessNumber gives you a second virtual UK mobile number that allows you to use both WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business on the same phone.
You can cancel your subscription by clicking here. If you cancel your subscription your YBN number will be terminated.
Ross took the plunge to start his own plumbing business last year. He now utilises YourBusinessNumber and WhatsApp Business as vital tools for his business and is already seeing the benefits of our service.
“I was working for a plumbing company that was wasting so much time on archaic processes, which was frustrati...