Ways to Block Telemarketers

When the National Do Not Call List (DNCL) was implemented nearly a decade ago, telemarketers are still managing to ruin dinner for millions of Canadians every day. If you’ve registered your home and mobile numbers and are still annoyed by persistent callers, you may want to take additional steps to reclaim the evening peace. The…

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10 Reasons to Switch Your Business to Diallog

At some point, every business owner faces the terrifying (ok, that was a little dramatic) prospect of switching phone providers. Depending on your current service, it can be a quick and painless way of cutting costs, or you may be ready to implement a virtual private network (VPN) and take your business to the cloud.…

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How Not To Worry About Google Updates

Several things have happened in the Google universe that have some marketers freaking out. Truth is, some of them have reason to worry. If you’re tracking your website metrics (and if you’re not, why not?), you may have noticed something new recently, “keywords not provided.” It means what it sounds like. Google has gone to…

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Wi-Fi In Your Car?

Rogers and Sprint Velocity System have announced plans to give new meaning to the words “mobile hotspot” by building Wi-Fi into personal vehicles. It’s not that big a leap, considering how computerized vehicles have already become, and the connections already shared to road services and mobile phone apps. This new technology takes connection a step…

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How Much Can Your Business Save On Cell Phone Long Distance?

With all the opportunities for business people to interact with customers, co-workers, and vendors, communications is easier than ever. But even with text, social networking, and email, it’s unlikely that voice communication will become obsolete. In 2011, Canadian long distance calling generated $3 billion in revenues. Long distance charges can take a huge chunk out…

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Why Your Business Should Get a Telecom Audit

Even with all the communications open to businesses today, telecom expenses are often overlooked as a necessary evil. What business has time to plow through realms of billing for mobile phones, landlines, and internet services? It’s a time-consuming task and your staff may not have the skills to find unnecessary expenses embedded in your service…

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Social Media: Are you doing it right?

For a business owner with a limited budget, social media offers a lot of bang for the marketing buck. It’s a great way to build brand awareness and establish a two-way relationship with customers that allows unprecedented access to what they want and need. Still, studies show that the majority of businesses aren’t capitalizing on…

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Diallog's Cellular Long Distance vs the other guys

Unless you’re running that rare business where all your customers, suppliers, vendors, and partners are in your immediate area, long distances charges are probably killing you. Until now, you had no choice but to shrug and accept exorbitant fees as an expected business expense. Let’s take a look at how Diallog’s LD service works and…

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Free Tools for Conferences, Webinars, and Screen Sharing

One of the primary challenges of working from different locations is arranging meetings for training, collaboration, or presentations. Screen sharing software is a simple, elegant solution for interactive data sharing and collaboration from anywhere. The web offers dozens of communications options; we’ll cover a few of the most popular and versatile programs. Join.me Join.me is…

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