0800 & 0808 numbers make it easy & free to call (& from mobiles too). 0800 / 0808 the free to phone number ranges here in the UK are widely recognised by the general public; 0800 has actually been in use for around 25 years here in UK now.
Any business is entitled to use a 0800 Free Phone number, unlike other ranges such as 0300 where some of the numbers are allocated especially for particular sectors such as not-for-profit organisations or public services.
Businesses both in the UK and abroad, so any company wanting presence in the UK - Could use a 0800 number, where calls can be routed overseas to anywhere.
0800 is ideal for marketing in competitive markets - offering free calls simply has to encourage more calls from a potential customer base. Get an edge over the competition with a 0800 or 0808. Plus 08 call statistics allows for the evaluation of best performing campaigns and can give insight in to peak times so you can allocate recourse accordingly.
The public understand that 0800 numbers cost nothing when called from a UK landline and this in itself can be a great incentive for them to call you before they call your competitors.
Also some already know that since mid 2015 all 0800 numbers became free to call from all UK networks including all mobiles.
If your competitors are using 0800 numbers and you are not, you might find that this is giving them an edge over you which you can address by switching to 0800 yourselves.
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