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Build loyalty with Mobile Apps from Appdator


Guest Blog Post

In today’s competitive environment, businesses lose clients to competitors every day. Even customers who adore your business, like you and love your products or service sometimes shop elsewhere. Why? Maybe because they didn’t have time to compare, maybe because they happened to be near your competitor, or maybe because they just forgot all about your business.

Large brands have already figured that out. Once a customer rolls in the door (e.g. an acquired customer), they will try their best to get that customer to keep coming back (customer retention). It’s a well-known marketing fact that it’s far easier to sell to existing customers than to new customers, so why not put those bucks into retention marketing?

How? There are a lot of ways to reach out to customers. Emailing them, texting them, even sending good ol’ mail to their homes. But in order to do that, you first have to get those contact details, which will turn out to be a very difficult task. What do large brands do? Create a branded app. Macy’s, Walgreens, Walmart, Sears – they all have their mobile apps with lots of information about products and services, value-added features, and of course – the ability to send campaigns to customers as push notifications.

Push is rising above the regular email and promotional text “noise” and is still perceived as a non-intrusive means of contact. These are updates and campaigns that customers have specifically opted in to receive.


ZZZZoom. Back to reality. A small business could never afford to build such an app, and certainly not to maintain its content or know when to send campaigns.

Until Appdator was born. It’s a service that lets small businesses build such apps in 5 minutes from the convenience of their smartphones. Customers then download these apps and can browse through the business’ photo galleries and new arrivals – and even use a loyalty punch-card and appointment scheduler (for businesses that need that). It’s a completely branded app, made by the owner. Appdator is giving away a 6-month free service for customers. Just get the app from and use the promotional code phone123 during sign-up.

Happy apping!

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by Ranked One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™

Attributes Record Growth to Stellar Customer Service and Customizable Features, Helping 25,000+ Small Businesses Manage Communications Anytime, Anywhere

NEWARK, NJ–(Marketwired – Nov 13, 2014) –, the leader in cloud communications focused on the needs of small business and entrepreneurs, announced today it was ranked in the top 500 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America.’s CEO and co-founder, Ari Rabban, attributes the company’s success to’s feature-rich cloud platform and award-winning customer service trusted by more than 25,000 businesses. “Our platform is a true virtual office communications platform, with more than 40 customizable features that enables our customers to present a professional image and manage their calls, texts, emails, social network, business schedule and connections, wherever they are,” Rabban said. “We’re honored to be recognized along with other innovative telecommunications companies as part of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500.”

“The companies ranked on the 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 continue to set the bar for their industry higher each year,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “There are so many exciting products and smart thought leaders driving this list. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to seeing them continue their momentum into 2015.”

“For 20 years, the Deloitte Fast 500 rankings have honored the innovation that is part of these companies’ DNA,” added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “We’re glad to be serving these high-growth companies, and helping the technology sector recognize the great strides and transformation these companies are making in their respective areas.”

Overall, 2014 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 123,678 percent from 2009 to 2013, with an average growth of 1,640 percent.

About Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies — both public and private — in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years and be headquartered within North America.

About is the leading cloud communications & Collaboration service provider focused on the needs of small businesses and entrepreneurs. offers innovative, customizable and cost-effective communications solutions and “Awesome” award-winning customer support to more than 25,000 customers across the United States. Affordable business VoIP phone solutions, toll free and virtual numbers start at under $10/month. Learn about our small business phone services at and YouTube, follow on Twitter @phonedotcom, check out our blog, and connect with us at 800-997-9179.

Wearing Our Warm-and-Fuzzies on the Outside!



You know those mornings when you just don’t want to get out of your PJs? Today, we didn’t have to!

We work hard at to ensure our customers are taken care of, and we like to have a giggle or two while we’re doing it. Pajama Day began with a fresh bagel and a cup of OJ as each team member walked into the office. Being cozy in our PJs—especially for those wearing footie onesies—made our day all the more fun and brought the team together! PJ Day 2014

We believe that awesome customer service is an inside job! And if our team is feeling warm and fuzzy, our customers will no doubt feel the love!


WIBO 48th Anniversary Celebration


Join our CEO, Ari Rabban, as helps Celebrate WIBO’s 48 Years of Supporting Entrepreneurs! It will feature the 7th Annual Next Level Business Plan & Pitch Competition.

When? Thursday, November 13 from 6 to 9 pm
Where? Bank of NY Mellon – 101 Barclay Street, NY, NY 10007