Email spoofing is a cornerstone of spam, malware, and worm attacks. These attacks on personal email addresses are bad enough. But, an email cyber attack can be devastating if it breaches a business email database. So, understanding email spoofing and knowing how to stop spoofed emails are critical for protecting your customer information and business […]
Articles, how-to guides, and other information on cleaning your database and obtaining customer data for your business in the Retail industry.
Here’s a pair of related facts that make CRM data cleansing look like a great idea: Your CRM data is your most valuable data About 30% of your CRM data goes bad each year. In fact, 10-25% of CRM databases have errors caused by customer data decay. CRM data errors cause inefficiency in your business, […]
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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]