Entries by James Miller

TCPA Violations Could Cost Your Business Millions

No, that’s not an exaggeration. TCPA violations can easily rack up millions in fines and litigation fees. In 2019, the average cost of a TCPA settlement was $6,600,000. And, TCPA class action lawsuits increased by 21 percent in 2018. Class action lawsuits can be expensive enough to bankrupt small businesses. In Illinois, the CEO of […]

How to Maintain Your Phone Number Database

If you use a marketing model that requires you to contact a lot of customers by phone, you probably have a phone number database. Maybe you purchased a phone list or built your phone number database through lead generation. But, what do you know about each phone number on your phone lists? When you look […]

How to Check Phone Numbers and Get Better Telephone Marketing Results

If you do any sort of telephone marketing, you need to know how to check phone numbers. Here’s why: Say you have a ton of new phone leads for your business. Of course, you’re eager to pick up the phone and start dialing to bring in more business. But, it’s important to know a few […]

Is There a Free Reverse Phone Lookup Service?

You’ve probably had this experience: You need to find out who owns a phone number. So, you Google “free reverse phone lookup” or “reverse phone lookup free.” Naturally, you’d like to find out who owns the phone number for free. Then, you click on one of the search results that claims to offer a free […]

How to Check If a Phone Number is Real

If you need to check if a phone number is real right now, use the Searchbug Phone Validator. If you’re here, you understand that people give out fake phone numbers all the time. And, customers give fake phone numbers to businesses all the time. People want to get free stuff. But, they don’t want to […]

How to Find Out Who Owns a Phone Number

You’ve probably called an unknown phone number before. So, you know calling a phone number with no idea who’s going to answer is worse that calling someone you’ve never met. There’s a lot of mumbling and stuttering when you call an unknown phone number. For businesses, having phone leads without names can be the worst […]

Why You Need to Do a Phone Carrier Lookup

If you send bulk text messages for your business you’ll want to be sure the system used is the right one for your situation. At some point, you’re going to want to educate yourself regarding the 3 methods most providers use to send them. You’ll also want to learn about why a phone carrier lookup […]