Entries by James Miller

VOIP Lookup: How to Find Out Who Owns a VOIP Phone Number

Being able to find out if a number is a VOIP number, and do a VOIP lookup is super useful, these days.  VOIP numbers are incredibly common. Making calls over the internet is easy. And, since internet connections have become so ubiquitous, calling with a VOIP number uses the existing infrastructure. No additional steps needed. […]

Data Profiling: What is it, Steps, and Tools

So, you’ve collected a veritable treasure chest of shiny new data. And, now you need to use it. You may be tempted to just dump your new information into your system and start grinding. However, there’s a critical step between data collection and utilization: Data profiling. Data profiling is the process of checking your information, […]

Use This Simple Two-Step Process to Reduce Shipping Errors

Shipping orders is arguably the most important part of an online business. No matter how good your marketing is, your business won’t work if people never get their stuff. And, even if the order is eventually delivered, shipping errors and delays create bad customer experiences, which create bad reviews for your business. Unfortunately, customers usually […]

The Complete Guide to OFAC Compliance

If you do business with foreign partners or customers, OFAC compliance is a big deal. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), enforces sanctions against countries and groups of people. OFAC sanctions and programs are in place to prevent businesses from doing business with terrorist and criminal organizations, and countries under U.S. embargos. Obviously, people […]

Get Better Data at Better Prices with the New Searchbug

Both the Searchbug website and many of the Searchbug tools are getting some valuable upgrades. We’re bringing our website into 2019 with navigation and user interface improvements. Our new website makes it easier and faster to find tools, upload lists, retrieve results, and access APIs. And we’re updating our pricing structure, people finding tools, and […]

How to Do a Reverse Phone Lookup: The Beginner’s Guide

Caller ID is an amazing tool. However, caller ID often doesn’t tell you who the number belongs to. If you see a phone number, and want to know who owns it, you can do a reverse phone lookup to find out who’s phone number it is. But, a missed call or an unknown number on […]