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Use Toll-Free Numbers to Tell Your Story

Written by: on October 19, 2018

For most marketers, toll-free numbers are more than just another way for customers to contact their business. Toll-free phone numbers are an important part of your brand identity. Along with your company name and web address, they play a valuable role in setting your business apart from the competition. There is an inherent visual quality to numbers that means they act much like a logo, becoming an instantly recognizable part of your marketing materials. A carefully chosen custom number can

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Last week, the RingBoost team was in Las Vegas for the 2018 Toll-Free User Summit hosted by Somos. With speakers and panelists from the FCC, Google, Salesforce, SAP and other top American companies, it was an event eagerly anticipated in tech and telecom circles alike. The topics were themed around “The Path to Powerful Conversations” and focused on several key areas for our industry, including: regulatory changes, technological advancements, best practices to maximize business use of toll-free numbers.    

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If you are like the average American, you receive between 10-15 telemarketing phone calls to your mobile phone number every month. That’s more than enough to know you’ll want to learn how to stop robocalls to your cell phone.  According to YouMail’s Robocall Index, there were 4.2 billion robocalls placed in August of 2018 alone. They are annoying at best and insidious at worst. Furthermore, if they use a spoofed phone number to falsify Caller ID information, they are also

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If you haven’t tried radio ads recently, it’s time to return. With the seemingly unstoppable popularity of podcasts and traditional broadcasters adding other online channels to their arsenal, radio advertising works better than ever before. A large part of the challenge for radio, as with the telephone, is overcoming the idea that the medium is dated. In fact, just as phone numbers have moved into the digital era with features like click-to-call functionality, radio has also evolved. In a digital-first

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Advertising campaigns don’t come with guarantees. You do your best to determine the right strategy, the right message, the right placement. But how much time do you spend on the right call-to-action? In our guest post on DIY Marketers, we outline the seven reasons why a memorable number is a game changer in reducing marketing risk and improving response rates. Head on over to the DIY Marketers website and read the details.        

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This October, the RingBoost team will be heading to Las Vegas for the 2018 Toll-Free User Summit hosted by Somos. With impending changes to the toll-free industry expected with upcoming FCC updates, the conference promises to be a lively meeting of telcom leaders, working together to keep pushing the industry forward. RingBoost VP Paul Faust will be participating in a panel entitled “The Secondary Market is Coming: Are you ready for it?” Topics covered will include defining the secondary market,

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8 Quick Ideas to Generate More Leads

Written by: on September 17, 2018

Lead generation is the lifeblood of sales, but what happens when you run out of ideas to generate new leads? Finding new prospects for your sales pipeline can be a case of boom and bust: one quarter your sales team and inbound marketing strategy might unearth opportunities at every turn, while the next your pipeline declines to a painfully slow drip. What separates the active sellers from the opportunists is a broad-based plan to unearth potential customers across multiple channels

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To succeed in a world with so many open lines of communication to consumers, it’s important to be responsive. That means understanding those existing channels and embracing new customer service tools that emerge — or at least having an open mind as to how your business can use them. With responsiveness providing a key differentiator in almost every business sector, delivering fast and exceptional customer service should always be a priority. The way you respond to customers will almost always

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