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Update on the FCC Toll-Free (833) Auction The FCC Seeks Feedback on Proposed Auction Procedures We’re excited to share that there has been some movement in regards to the auction for the super premium toll-free vanity numbers under the 833 exchange. This is the first substantial update since 2018, and it shows that forward momentum is picking up. However, there are details still yet to be determined. Timeline highlights:  The FCC is accepting petitions from governmental and non-profit health and

Would you rather a prospect picked up the phone to call or navigated to your website to complete an online form? If you’re like most business owners, you prefer an initial phone call because it allows you to efficiently assess the situation, answer questions, and open opportunities for up-selling. After all, phone calls convert to revenue at 10-15x the rate of web leads. And, studies show that two thirds of consumers prefer to contact a business by phone – nearly

It can be challenging to adapt your social media marketing strategy with all of the algorithm updates and changing content preferences. Check out these 5 insightful quotes from the experts to help you succeed on social platforms. “When I hear people debate the ROI of social media, it makes me remember why so many businesses fail. Most businesses are not playing the marathon. They’re playing the sprint. They’re not worried about lifetime value and retention. They’re worried about short-term goals.”

The first step is always the hardest, and blogging is no exception. You are entering an unknown world, which has its own set of rules; and when you are first starting out, you know none of those rules. This can lead to a fear of making mistakes, which in turn can lead to a lack of activity and progress. In the end, you won’t be able to learn the rules and tricks of the trade; that is, you’re bound to

RingBoost President, Paul Faust, was interviewed by DotCom Magazine, sharing his perspective on leading an entrepreneurial organization. DotCom Magazine is a growing resource for influencers, entrepreneurs, brands, and start up founders to come together, share ideas, and get inspiration. Topics included: Why Paul doesn’t want satisfied customers What makes him get up in the morning (hint: it’s not the alarm) How to handle challenging times in a startup The thing(s) that helped accelerate RingBoost’s growth the fastest Why you shouldn’t

Businesses often reach out asking for feedback on how you liked their product or service. According to an infographic from Social Media Link, over 60% of Gen Z-ers say they leave a review nearly every time they make a buying decision. This is driven by their behavior on the other side of the coin: when seeking to make a purchasing decision, nearly 70% seek reviews and recommendations “very often” and another 27.3% do so “somewhat often.”  (Do the math, that’s

All companies can trace their origin to their beginning as a small business. Whether you started by hanging out your own shingle or you launched with the backing of investors, your business was born with a vision and grew through hard work. RingBoost was founded not just as a small business, but one with a mission to help other small businesses. When selling his successful home care practice, CEO Gregg Hamerschlag retained the toll-free assets of 1-800-HOMECARE and 1-800-HOSPICE to

What’s the point of having a phone number if you’re not going to use it?   One of the best reasons to use a vanity phone number from RingBoost is that when you choose one of our local call forwarding or toll-free plan packages, you can take advantage of call tracking. That feature is incredibly powerful and can show you really important details like the length of time spent on calls and a whole bunch of other useful data. What

Phone Call Tracking