Articles, how-to guides, and other information on cleaning and obtaining customer data for your business in the Marketing and/or Information industry.

Skiptrace Guide: How to Find Someone Who Doesnt Want to Be Found
Aug
09

Skiptrace Guide: How to Find Someone Who Doesn’t Want to Be Found

Like the 2016 film Skiptrace starring Jackie Chan and Johnny Knoxville depicts, skiptrace is the process of finding someone unfindable through thorough investigation. In detective Bennie Chan’s case, he must locate the elusive criminal responsible for the death of his best friend. His number one suspect is so powerful that he is essentially untouchable. Now, […]

Professional People Search - 10 Investigator Assisted Searches via Searchbug
Jul
26

Professional People Search: 10 Investigator-Assisted Searches

You can hire a prescreened, licensed, bonded, and insured private investigator to handle your professional people search needs. Hiring a private investigator allows you to dig a little deeper into the life of your subject, find a debtor hiding off the grid, and ensure that your search results are accurate and verified by a licensed […]

Background Check vs. Criminal Record Check What’s the Difference via Searchbug
Jun
28

Background Check vs. Criminal Record: What’s the Difference?

Background check vs. criminal record check: is there a difference? Yes, there is. And the main difference is the information that is returned for each search. Because of this, there are also different reasons to conduct each search, depending on what information you need.  So, when would you need to run a background check? When […]

Jun
14

3 Reasons to Use Address Append

You might be able to easily get email addresses for your leads and customers. All it takes is a simple lead magnet, Facebook ad, or registration page. By using an address append tool, you can get much more information for each user without having to ask them for it. In this way, you not only […]

SMS Delivery: 7 Factors that Affect Deliverability via Searchbug
May
24

SMS Delivery: 7 Factors that Affect Deliverability

Short message service, or SMS, is very similar to a text message. SMS only has the ability to send text, however, not images or videos. And SMS messages are usually limited to 70 characters. You send text messages successfully all of the time. So why should you worry about SMS delivery? SMS delivery refers to […]

How Phone Number Validation Improves SMS Delivery via Searchbug
May
10

How Phone Number Validation Improves SMS Delivery

You should be implementing phone number validation if you use or plan to use SMS messaging to communicate with your customers. You not only have to make sure you have accurate numbers, but you should know other identifiers as well.  How many of the customer numbers in your database are landlines or VoIP numbers that […]

How to Protect Your Sender Reputation with Email Authentication and Verification via Searchbug
Apr
26

How to Protect Your Sender Reputation with Email Authentication and Verification

Email authentication verifies that an email is legitimate. It proves that it comes from who claims to send it. This is very important, especially for SaaS apps, as email scams and phishing abound. Have you ever gotten an email from, say, “Paypal” (not “PayPal”) saying that your account has been suspended and you need to […]