Virtual receptionist

A virtual receptionist greets your callers and helps them reach the right person or team.
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What is a virtual receptionist?

A virtual receptionist, sometimes referred to as a caller greeting, is an auto-attendant phone feature that can be programmed to do everything a live operator would do, such as playing pre-recorded greetings, routing calls and taking voicemail messages.

Why use a virtual receptionist?

Round-the-clock coverage

Your actual office may not operate 24/7, but your website caters to a global marketplace. Virtual receptionists mean that calls can be answered even when your main office is closed.

Better workflows and efficiency

Virtual receptionist services mean that calls are answered quicker (improving customer satisfaction) and you’ll have better workflows when it comes to things like scheduling appointments.

More calls are answered

With better coverage, you will see a higher percentage of calls dealt with quickly and fewer abandoned calls.

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Unlock business phone system benefits

Sign up for Chalkboard’s business phone system today and you will receive these features and more:

Easy phone number setup

With Chalkboard, you can sign up in minutes to get set up with a virtual business phone number. This way, when you make outbound calls from your mobile phone, your personal phone number will be protected.

Unlimited calls and texts

Say goodbye to contracts and hello to flexibility. With no hidden charges to pay, for a fixed, affordable monthly price, you will get a virtual phone number for WiFi calling and unlimited texts and calls.

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Auto-reply to missed calls

Chalkboard’s auto-reply feature automatically sends a pre-written message to missed callers. You can customise your messages too, ensuring that callers receive the information they need, even when you miss their call.


With Chalkboard’s voicemail-to-text, you can easily read your voicemails in text form, rather than listening to them. This is perfect if you’re on the move, or in a noisy environment and want to quickly scan and prioritise your voicemails.

Direct dial numbers

Direct dial numbers are a business game-changer that enables you to give your customers a seamless calling experience, allowing them to reach the right person quickly and easily.

The easy way to share virtual phone numbers with your team

Chalkboard gives you all the business calling and messaging features you need, without a phone system.

Completely flexible

Text and call as a team with shared or private numbers. Flexible and simple.

Takes minutes to set up

No contracts, no phone system, no SIM cards, and no configuration. Just install the app and go!

All the features you need

Including missed call auto-reply, working hours, templates, and much more...

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It's the easy way for your team to text and call together without the hassle and complexity of a phone system!