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Cohen to Speak at the EDC Venture Summit Oct. 21

The New Jersey Institute of Technology Economic Development Center will host its annual EDC Venture Summit Friday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. The event will be hosted on the campus of NJIT and will feature fireside chats with prominent startup founders including Phone.com's own EVP and CTO Alon Cohen. Other... Read More

Voicemail Transcription for Your Small Business

Prior to joining Phone.com, I worked with a number of professional models from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Los Angeles as a photographer. One common concern from the models I worked with is weeding out real job offers from fake job offers. At best, the fake offers waste time... Read More

Never Forget – 15 Years After 9/11

"We're still the America of heroes who ran into harm's way; of ordinary folks who took down the hijackers; of families who turned their pain into hope. We are still the America that looks out for one another, bound by our shared belief that I am my brother's keeper, I... Read More

Pulver: How We Communicate – Phone.com to Speak

Phone.com executive vice president and CTO Alon Cohen will speak at Pulver: How We Communicate - MoNage in Boston on Sept. 20th. The show runs from September 20-22 and will be hosted at the Boston Public Library. Cohen will cover "Inventing VoIP Communication" in his 30 minute session, the story of how... Read More

Military Park to host Tech Talks

Newark's Military Park will play host to a series of weekly tech talks starting Sept. 12. Phone.com's executive vice president and CTO will be on a panel with Audible and Newark Venture Partners speaking on "Digital Business: Using the Internet to Fuel Commerce" on Oct. 3. The series kicks off with... Read More

Coworking Breeds Collaboration at vi Innovation Hub

Coworking is on the rise, particularly in New Jersey, where collaborative ventures are springing up, giving traditional and nontraditional workers a place to harness inspiration and creativity. At vi Collaboration Hub, a venture coworking space located in the historic Bell Labs building in Holmdel, where live, work and play are... Read More

Summer Intern Shares Experience at Phone.com

Phone.com hosted Penn State student Matt Rea for his summer internship and we asked him to share his thoughts on his time with us. Here’s what he had to say: Over my twelve weeks at Phone.com I got all that I wanted out of a summer internship and more. After... Read More

OHMA Webinar featuring Phone.com SVP Maloff

Phone.com senior vice president Joel Maloff recently spoke as part of the On Hold Messaging Association's (OHMA) 2016 webinar series. Maloff touched on points including how VoIP partners and OHMA members could work together, channel partner programs, real world experiences and relationships. Read More

Top 5 Small Business Tips to Compete with the Big Boys

“A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man.” The Springfield Motto – The Simpsons A noble spirit is a fine thing, but it doesn’t close deals and it won’t help you compete with bigger businesses on a day-to-day basis. It’s true that many consumers, both B2B and B2C, will hesitate before buying from... Read More

Small Businesses are Big Business in the U.S.

You might think that big business is the engine that makes our economy go, but you might be wrong. More than half of all businesses in the US have five employees or less. More than 22 million businesses in the US are classified as “nonemployers,” companies that are sole proprietorships... Read More

Building a New Future at Bell’s Iconic Holmdel Building

Walking into the atrium at the Bell Labs building in Holmdel, NJ, is a little like walking onto the set of a science fiction movie. You can easily envision a rocket ship bound for Mars or beyond being built right there in the lobby, with scientists and engineers scurrying around... Read More

Engage Callers with Music and On-Hold Messaging

“Thank you for calling, can I put you on hold?” No matter who you call, at some point you’ve heard the line above, assuming a human even answers the phone in the first place. As a business that depends on telephone-based support, placing a customer on hold comes with certain... Read More

Are You Following Us? We’re Live on Your Favorite Social Networks

If you enjoy our blog posts, we encourage you to Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn. We’re also on Instagram, where we hope you’ll appreciate our more artistic side that we’re just starting to promote. We update across out social networks with our latest blogs and news... Read More

All About the API Q&A

With the All About the API event in the books, it's a good time to revisit this Q&A host TMCnet sent out for speakers to give their thoughts on the subject. Our EVP/CTO Alon Cohen answered the call. Read on for this conversation: 1. What new business opportunities are being driven... Read More

This One Question Can Make or Break Your Startup

As an entrepreneur with a big idea and a startup, it’s hard competing with marketplace noise. You may be tempted to compete on price, but that’s almost always a losing proposition. Your established competition, whether it’s Amazon, Google, Alibaba, Microsoft or a myriad of other companies in a variety of... Read More

Go Global – How to Add an International Number

We posted a blog recently about the benefits of adding an international number to your account and received a few questions about how it is done. It’s a simple process, really, with just five steps. Start at your control panel and select “Add a Number.” In the Add a Number menu, select... Read More

Happy 4th of July Weekend!

It's Fourth of July weekend and we all know what that means for many of our U.S. customers ... fireworks, friends, food and celebration! Of course the extra day off doesn't hurt. From the Phone.com family to you, enjoy your weekend and stay safe! If you're in New Jersey, where... Read More