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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Marketing News Digest: May 2018

Written by: on June 4, 2018

Even if you entered last month with the motivation to consume more marketing news, the chances are you fell short of that goal as other tasks took precedent. That’s where we come in… Our monthly roundup of what made the marketing headlines last month holds everything from new privacy rules and promotional channels to law breakers and legendary brands. Whatever your favorite flavor of promotional news and views, we gather the most relevant articles to get you all caught up.    


What’s the most memorable phone number? Is it still possible to get a 212 number nowadays? How does shared use work?  In the course of selling custom numbers and improving marketing campaigns for many years, our team has been asked a lot of questions. That’s why we’re augmenting our existing FAQ page with a new blog series, “Ask RingBoost,” to address specific questions that you might want to be answered before finding the right phone number for your business.  Today we


Any number of situations may arise that will require you to port a phone number from one carrier to another. Whatever your reasons, porting a phone number can be a challenge, especially if you have never before initiated a port. Today we’ll look at the porting process and how it differs between toll-free and local phone numbers.    An Introduction to Number Porting  In practical terms, porting means moving your phone number from an existing carrier to a new one.


Marketing News Digest: October 2017

Written by: on November 4, 2017

October marks the first full month of Fall and, for many small businesses, a mad rush to complete final preparations for the upcoming holiday rush. So who has time for marketing news? If last month proved unproductive in terms of reading the latest news and views on advertising, branding, and other important content, we have you covered. Our monthly digest breaks down important headlines to get you up to speed, as well as the external link for deeper reading. Let


Love them or loathe them, the FCC serves an important purpose in the communications and tech industries: they are, aspirationally, a regulatory champion for the consumer. In recent high profile cases, the organization has taken center stage in the national dialogue on subjects ranging from auto-dialing to Net Neutrality. In each case, the goal of the FCC has been to balance the promotion of emerging technologies with consumer protections. But the digital landscape has advanced rapidly in the last two

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A little over ten years ago, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the first iPhone to eager and curious tech reporters. A decade later we have devices in our pockets that are, in some cases,  more powerful than our home computers were back then. Modern telecom technology moves fast. We’ve come a long way since the early days of rotary dial telephones and manual switchboards. To appreciate just how advanced that magical mobile device we carry around for calls and so