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Top Entrepreneur Richard Branson Tells Parents to Work from Home If Possible

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Richard Branson, creator of the Virgin media empire, is well known for taking risks and living his life to the fullest. This approach to entrepreneurship has paid off well for Branson, as he is well known as one of the most successful entrepreneurs of the modern age. While speaking to Poppy Harlow on CNN’s “Boss Files” podcast, Branson offered up a bit of advice to parents based on his own experience in the business world: Work from home if possible. Speaking from Experience This may seem like strange advice coming from someone who’s best known in some circles for his

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Teen with laptop

Allowing employees to work from home is a growing trend that shows little signs of stopping or slowing down. The feasibility of remote work depends on the industry you operate in, of course, as some lend themselves to remote work easier than others. Still, it’s possible that your company might benefit greatly from letting at least some of your employees work from home. How can you tell if working from home will really help your company, though? While the decision really depends on multiple factors, here are a few questions you can ask that may shed some light and help

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Martin Luthor King Day Celebration

Phone.com remembers the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this day. We hope you all have a chance to contemplate on his words, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Looking for things to do with your children for MLK Day? Here are a few ideas from Pinterest. If you’re looking for events in your area, a quick Google search can help.  

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year from Phone.com! May 2018 bring you  happiness, success and great phone service!

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Wrapping paper

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Phone.com family to yours!

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Phone.com family to yours! We hope you’re using scheduling and all of the other tools we offer to screen your calls and ensure a quiet and festive holiday. No one wants their mid-afternoon Thanksgiving nap interrupted by spam phone calls! We also hope you enjoy your time with family and friends and use the holiday break to recharge and come back to finish 2017 strong!

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Many customers hate having to call customer support. The increasingly popular trend of outsourcing customer support often means that support calls are going to end up going to the lowest bidder… and this often means that they’re going overseas. The customer support experience is then made up of language barriers, misunderstandings and awkward scripts, making them into a hassle for customers who just need some help with their products. These challenges aren’t limited to the consumer level, either; businesses encounter problems, too, and have to make support calls to get things cleared up. The last thing that you want is

Read More »

Very early in the development of Phone.com as a business, we made an important decision that we believe was vital to our success. That decision was to have all our support teams right here in the U.S. While it’s more expensive than outsourcing support to India or some other country, we have not regretted that decision for a moment in 10 years. Our customer service team represents the best of Phone.com. Proactive, always seeking to improve the customer experience and constantly on the lookout for issues and trends that impact our service. Here is feedback from the Phone.com team: “Our

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Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July from the Phone.com family to yours! Stay safe and have fun while enjoying the cookouts, family gatherings and fireworks. If you’re looking for a local fireworks show, be sure to check the Internet for locations and restrictions.

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Memorial Day

We hope our U.S. customers are enjoying a safe and fun Memorial Day! Let’s remember to be thankful for the sacrifices made on our behalf.

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holiday giving

  The holiday season isn’t just about managing Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there’s fostering the spirit of giving, too. As a business leader or part of an organization, you’re in a great position to help your team make a big impression at the holidays, but it can be tricky to encourage them to go it alone. Instead of simply asking your people to do their part this year, you should be leading them with simple ways to make a huge impact together. Giving Charitably as a Business Team It’s one thing to write a check from your business to

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“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 am my sister’s keeper.”  – President Barack Obama.

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Office worker

Richard Branson, creator of the Virgin media empire, is well known for taking risks and living his life to the fullest. This approach to entrepreneurship has paid off well for Branson, as he is well known as one of the most successful entrepreneurs of the modern age. While speaking to Poppy Harlow on CNN’s “Boss Files” podcast, Branson offered up a bit of advice to parents based on his own experience in the business world: Work from home if possible. Speaking from Experience This may seem like strange advice coming from someone who’s best known in some circles for his

Read More »
Teen with laptop

Allowing employees to work from home is a growing trend that shows little signs of stopping or slowing down. The feasibility of remote work depends on the industry you operate in, of course, as some lend themselves to remote work easier than others. Still, it’s possible that your company might benefit greatly from letting at least some of your employees work from home. How can you tell if working from home will really help your company, though? While the decision really depends on multiple factors, here are a few questions you can ask that may shed some light and help

Read More »
Martin Luthor King Day Celebration

Phone.com remembers the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this day. We hope you all have a chance to contemplate on his words, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Looking for things to do with your children for MLK Day? Here are a few ideas from Pinterest. If you’re looking for events in your area, a quick Google search can help.  

Read More »
Happy New Year

Happy New Year from Phone.com! May 2018 bring you  happiness, success and great phone service!

Read More »
Wrapping paper

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Phone.com family to yours!

Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving from the Phone.com family to yours! We hope you’re using scheduling and all of the other tools we offer to screen your calls and ensure a quiet and festive holiday. No one wants their mid-afternoon Thanksgiving nap interrupted by spam phone calls! We also hope you enjoy your time with family and friends and use the holiday break to recharge and come back to finish 2017 strong!

Read More »

Many customers hate having to call customer support. The increasingly popular trend of outsourcing customer support often means that support calls are going to end up going to the lowest bidder… and this often means that they’re going overseas. The customer support experience is then made up of language barriers, misunderstandings and awkward scripts, making them into a hassle for customers who just need some help with their products. These challenges aren’t limited to the consumer level, either; businesses encounter problems, too, and have to make support calls to get things cleared up. The last thing that you want is

Read More »

Very early in the development of Phone.com as a business, we made an important decision that we believe was vital to our success. That decision was to have all our support teams right here in the U.S. While it’s more expensive than outsourcing support to India or some other country, we have not regretted that decision for a moment in 10 years. Our customer service team represents the best of Phone.com. Proactive, always seeking to improve the customer experience and constantly on the lookout for issues and trends that impact our service. Here is feedback from the Phone.com team: “Our

Read More »
Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July from the Phone.com family to yours! Stay safe and have fun while enjoying the cookouts, family gatherings and fireworks. If you’re looking for a local fireworks show, be sure to check the Internet for locations and restrictions.

Read More »
Memorial Day

We hope our U.S. customers are enjoying a safe and fun Memorial Day! Let’s remember to be thankful for the sacrifices made on our behalf.

Read More »
holiday giving

  The holiday season isn’t just about managing Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there’s fostering the spirit of giving, too. As a business leader or part of an organization, you’re in a great position to help your team make a big impression at the holidays, but it can be tricky to encourage them to go it alone. Instead of simply asking your people to do their part this year, you should be leading them with simple ways to make a huge impact together. Giving Charitably as a Business Team It’s one thing to write a check from your business to

Read More »

“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 am my sister’s keeper.”  – President Barack Obama.

Read More »
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