One of the first pieces of advice anyone gets about how to reduce the number of telemarketing calls to their phone is to sign up for the National Do Not Call Registry that is managed by the FCC. But how effective is it? According to a recent report by Clutch called How Do People React to Robocalls, only 31% of consumers believe that the Registry is effective and 19% actually believe it increases the number of robocalls they receive. There

Resolve to Get More Calls in 2019

Written by: on January 10, 2019

When you gaze into the year ahead, which would you choose: receiving more prospect phone calls or more web form fills? If you’re like most business owners, you would choose phone calls. The ability to connect directly is the most efficient way to turn prospects into customers and to capture additional revenue while you’re at it. Not only do phone calls create a more nuanced and better customer experience, phone calls are proven to be 10-15x more likely to convert

How to Win at Local Search in 2019

Written by: on January 8, 2019

RingBoost has partnered with Whitespark, local search and SEO specialists, to provide resources, discounted services, and education to improve the visibility of local businesses. In a five-part series, Whitespark expert Jessie Low will walk you through the critical local search strategies that will help you with your search marketing in 2019. Local search has evolved. For small business owners and entrepreneurs, keeping up with changes in local SEO can feel daunting. Standing out from the competition and getting noticed in

Getting a new local number is exciting. You’ve found the perfect brand asset that’s going to improve your reputation, help your business standout, and increase inbound lead generation. But – what now? What happens after checkout? How do you start to use your number?

After Buying a Local Number

Make the Most of the Downtime

Written by: on December 20, 2018

6 Ways to Prep for Marketing in 2019 If you’re at work, these next two weeks can be a gloriously quiet time that gives you the space you need to prepare your marketing program for 2019. You may have already completed your budget and your high-level marketing strategy – but when it comes to turning vision into reality, you have to dig into the tactics. Here is a quick list of things you can tackle during this down time that

The Power of the 212 Area Code

Written by: on December 19, 2018

RingBoost has one of the largest selections of 212 area code phone numbers for sale in the country, and now you can get your classic number for less. For a limited time, we’re reducing the price thousands of 212 numbers by 30%.   SHOP 212 NUMBERS NOW   New York City Business Phone Numbers Did you know there are seven area codes that cover the five boroughs of New York City, and four that cover Manhattan alone? When selecting a

New data confirms just how prevalent robocalls have become. RingBoost’s Rick Dionisio and Ellen Sluder provided commentary for the report.   Every year, the number of robocalls grows.  For the first 10 months of 2018, Americans received over 38 billion robocalls, with an average of 117 per person. Robocalls are an annoyance – but scammers sometimes succeed in stealing innocent victims’ private information, making the issue also downright dangerous. Clutch, a B2B research firm in Washington, DC, surveyed nearly 700 phone

Shared-Use Model Recognized as Innovative Way for Small Businesses to Attract Prospects RingBoost was awarded “2018 Campaign of the Year” by Somos, Inc. for the promotion of its Shared-Use toll-free number 1-800-HOMECARE™. The second annual Toll-Free Industry Awards took place during the 2018 Toll-Free Industry User Summit in Las Vegas in early October. According to Somos’s website, the Campaign of the Year award is “given in recognition of an outstanding marketing campaign that has promoted Toll-Free Numbers in a fresh new way.”