A bit of a bump here because I want to ask the same question: any Google Voice users?
I’m a recent convert. I got Google Voice about 2 years ago and it took a while to figure out how and when to use it, and when to use my real mobile number. It has since helped me to segregate my message traffic.
I use my Google Voice number for my LinkedIn contact, Facebook, I put it on my business cards, and on my slide deck when I give a presentation. I use it for public accounts like Safeway, Walgreens, rental car agencies, etc. On my checks. It’s on my work emails with my signature. My car and motorcycle mechanics.
I tell my wife that she can always give out my Google Voice number. I want to protect my real mobile number.
My real mobile number? That goes to friends and family, company coworkers, bank and financial accounts, my doctor — into those in my “close and immediate” circle of trust.
At home, my wife and I still have a ‘land line”. We are throwbacks. But we’re discussing dropping that and using my Google Voice number instead.
So yeah, Google Voice is pretty handy. Anybody else use Google Voice? How do you use it?