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In the world of business, technology and software are the leading ways to keep productivity high. You need to remain current with information geared towards all aspects of a business. Lead generation, lead management and inside sales are only some of the main points we cover. Learn about tactics and tools that might give your business the edge it needs to compete in the modern world.

Vishing Scams Plague Consumers
July 1, 2020

Despite Legislation, Vishing Scams Still Plague Consumers

"Vishing", or voice phishing, are scams conducted via telephone to try to defraud consumers. Typically these employ caller ID spoofing or SMS spoofing to try to appear legitimate. While legislation to stop robocalls has been passed, this hasn't stopped the millions of scam calls annually.

Virtual Call Center Tools While Working at Home
May 6, 2020

Virtual Call Center Tools to Help Your Employees Work From Home

Staying on top of employees while they are working from home can be difficult. Using the right incentive programs along with good communication and educational tools can help your call center excel with remote employees. These tips and tools can make your business successful.

Top Call Blocking Apps
April 29, 2020

Top Call Blocking Apps and Features for 2020

With a surge of robocalls in recent years, call blocking apps have been sprouting up for consumers and evolving. Recently carriers have been forced to get involved due to new regulations from the FCC. These are a list of carrier and third party call blocking apps for 2020.

Caller ID Management in Remote Call Center
March 25, 2020

Caller ID Management Tips for Remote Call Center Campaigns

With a rise in the popularity of remote call centers, managing your outbound dialing campaigns is essential to ensure your business is hitting it's KPI marks appropriately. Caller ID management is one aspect of remote campaigns that is often overlooked.

How Call Authentication Works With SHAKEN/STIR
March 18, 2020

How Does Call Authentication Work With SHAKEN/STIR Framework?

Call spoofing has become a major problem for consumers. Scammers are using spoofing to hide their identities and masquerade as legitimate businesses or organizations. With the development of the SHAKEN/STIR framework, call authentication will help reduce scams by auto blocking spoofed calls.

Enhanced Caller ID Benefits
February 19, 2020

How Will Enhanced Caller ID Benefit Your Business?

Several companies are working to roll out enhanced caller ID services. The ultimate goal is to provide consumers with branded company information to provide transparency and improve answer rates. Enhanced caller ID not only promotes brand awareness, but instills confidence by depicting authenticated calls to consumers.

Top Phone Scams of 2019
February 12, 2020

Top 10 Phone Scams of 2019

Phone scams have risen significantly in 2019. Scammers are using creative methods to deceive consumers and defraud millions of dollars. Robocalls and caller ID spoofing are some of the key weapons in a scammers arsenal to disguise as legitimate businesses or organizations.

College Call Spoofing Scams
January 22, 2020

College Call Spoofing Scams Target Students and Institutions

Colleges are seeing a rise in call spoofing scams targeting students and other individuals. Scammers are spoofing college phone numbers, or in some cases even the FBIs' numbers in attempts to defraud current and former students.

Hospital Spoofing Scams Effect Healthcare Industry
January 8, 2020

Why Healthcare Industries are Getting Flagged as Scam Likely

The healthcare industry has been targeted by scammers through elaborate call spoofing campaigns. As a result, some hospitals and healthcare professionals are having difficulties reaching patients as their phone numbers are showing up as "scam likely".

Most Out of Your Outbound Dialer
November 6, 2019

Get the Most Out of Your Outbound Dialer!

Outbound dialing is an essential facet of many businesses. However, abiding by proper call ethics and keeping abandonment rates low is often a struggle businesses face. The key to overcoming this is selecting the right type of outbound dialer and configuring it correctly for your business needs.