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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

Cohen to Speak at Real:Time Web Solutions

Phone.com EVP/CTO Alon Cohen will share the stage with Citrix Principal Architect Alexandre Gouaillard Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Real:Time Web Solutions Conference, an event designed for enterprises, telcos and mobile operators, website owners and operators, developers, and industry leaders looking to invest in the next wave of communications. Cohen... Read More

Announcing End of Sale for All Polycom SoundPoint IP Desk Phones

At Phone.com, we support customers using a wide range of phone types with our service, even if we don’t sell those phones directly. Unfortunately, manufacturers sometimes discontinue the sale and support of certain models as they introduce newer ones to replace them. In September 2016 Polycom will stop selling all... Read More

All About the API Speakers Announced

  All About the API, July 19-21 in Las Vegas, has announced its speaker lineup featuring Phone.com EVP/CTO Alon Cohen and COO Ramesh Elaiyavalli. Cohen will be part of the "Moving with the Market: Enhancing the Value of Your Product with API" panel on July 20 at 9:30 a.m. The market... Read More

Go Global from the Comfort of Your Own Home

Global marketing in the 21st century relies on a number of methods. Email is still a top tool while social networks and collaboration tools have combined to make things much easier, but many times nothing beats actually talking to your customer. No matter your telephone service provider, you can always... Read More

All About the API, July 18-21 in Las Vegas

The only event focused on the language of the interconnected ecosystem of technology solutions, services, apps and platforms that are already powering the workplace and personal lives. The event will feature a variety of intensive hack-a-thons, in-depth company-focused workshops helping attendees understand the value propositions offered by key vendors, powerful... Read More

Three Ways To Grow Your Small Business Email List

Throwing a pile of greenbacks into a burning fire pit in your backyard is an incredibly effective way to waste a lot of your marketing budget, but so are many of the trendiest marketing techniques out there. Instead of tossing more bills to the proverbial flames, your small business should... Read More

How to Do Mobile Marketing for SMBs (Part 2 of 2)

This is part two in a two-part series. You can read part one here.  In part one of this two-part series, we discussed ways to dip your small business toe into mobile waters, even if a high quality mobile app is out of the question right now. But we’re not going... Read More

How to Do Mobile Marketing for SMBs (Part 1 of 2)

This is part one in a two-part series. You can read part two here. Geofencing, push notifications, app personalization -- what does it all mean? If your small business is interested in diving into mobile marketing, the sheer mass of information on the web can be terrifying. Your budget is small,... Read More

Phone.Com Service Spotlight: Mobile Apps

Here at Phone.com, we can do a lot of neat things with our virtual PBX system, since we’re not beholden to the traditional rules of telephony. One of the coolest tools we offer is our Phone.com mobile app. All you have to do is download the app to your device and suddenly... Read More

Is Your Small Business Using LinkedIn The Right Way?

At Phone.com we work with a lot of small business. Every so often we like to share some tips we get or have that may be helpful for our small business customers, or any small businesses for that matter. Here is one about Linkedin. A tool that has sets the standard for... Read More

Will We See You At Propeller?

“Idle ideas don’t fly. Let’s propel.” The Phone.com team will be at this year’s hottest event West of the Hudson:  Propeller – will we see you there? Scheduled for May 20, 2016 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Propeller is an event that was created to “bring together the innovation community of the northeast IN the... Read More

Phone.Com Service Spotlight: Local Vanity Numbers

There are some phone numbers that are so unforgettable that you find yourself singing them to yourself in the shower as part of a popular jingle or reciting them as you dial your favorite pizza place. These vanity phone numbers are more than just numbers – they’re numbers that also... Read More

Meet Our Latest Phone.com Smile Winners – May 2016

No matter what tools, technologies or services your organization uses, they need to be delivered efficiently, professionally and pleasantly. At Phone.com, we pride ourselves on providing customer service with patience, with understanding and, always, with a smile. But don’t take our word for it – hear it from our customers themselves:... Read More

4 Ways to Improve Your Telephone CX and Slow Consumer Churn

If economic downturns and times of recession have taught American businesses anything, it’s that developing customer relationships is a much more profitable strategy than many might have believed in the past. Gone are the days when customers were disposable, today’s approach is all about maximizing loyalty and slowing churn in... Read More

Propeller Event May 20, 2016

A day of inspiration, education, and fun. We have talks from tech luminaries. Virtual Reality. Drones. A startup competition. Networking with high-fives. And lots more. Plus, a concert as a grand finale. What is an airplane without forward motion and lift? Just an idea. Idle ideas don’t fly. Let’s propel.... Read More

Pulver HWC Silicon Valley Summit May 18-19, 2016

How We Communicate is a new conference started by Internet pioneer Jeff Pulver to explore how technology is changing the way humans all around the globe meet, do business and interact. With leaders from every corner of the communications eco system and some of the most thoughtful thinkers in the field... Read More