Validated Phone Information Archives

These blogs include information on validated phone information for your business.

How to Find Out Who Owns a VOIP Phone Number via Searchbug.com
Aug
21

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. […]

How to Do a Reverse Phone Lookup - Searchbug
Jul
16

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 […]

What is a Phone Validator via Searchbug.com
Oct
22

What Is a Phone Validator and Why You Need It

If you’re not using SMS as part of your customer engagement, you should be. If you are using SMS, you should be using a phone validator on all the phone numbers you collect. Here’s a little info to show you why. When it comes to marketing messaging, actually reaching your customers is huge. Getting a […]

How To Guide: Reverse Phone Lookup
Aug
06

Reverse Phone Lookup 101: Everything You Need to Know About Reverse Phone Lookup [2019 Update]

Reverse phone lookup is a handy tool for business. It’s useful if your business misses a call and you’d like to know who you’re following up with. Or, if a customer gives you incomplete information. And, if finding people based on tidbits of personal information is your business, reverse phone lookup is for you. Whatever […]

Jul
15

Ringless Voicemail Scams

Have you ever received a new voicemail notification and noticed that you actually never received a call in the first place? You were most likely involved in a ringless voicemail scam, but don’t worry you are not alone. In fact, estimated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), over 2.4 billion automated spam calls are made […]

Nov
12

How to Find out Who Owns a Phone Number

Have you ever received a call from an unknown number and wondered who it was? Maybe you missed the call or wanted to know who it was before you called back. We all have those unknown calls that we just don’t want to answer, but sometimes we’re just curious about who was on the other […]

May
22

How to Spot a Telephone Scam

[contact-form][contact-field label=”Name” type=”name” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Email” type=”email” required=”true” /][contact-field label=”Website” type=”url” /][contact-field label=”Message” type=”textarea” /][/contact-form]t4elephIt’s happened to all of us at least a time or two. The phone rings, and when you answer, the caller on the other line gleefully informs you that you’ve won a contest, and all you’ll need to claim your prize […]