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APIs for Automation
Dec
14

3 Ways to Use APIs to Increase Data Automation

As 2020 comes to a close, it’s time to look forward to ways to improve your business in the coming years. One trend that will become increasingly important as we experience unprecedented market shifts in a post-COVID-19 world is augmented data management and data automation. Augmented data management and data automation work together to improve […]

How to Identify Fake Cell Phone Numbers via Searchbug.com
Sep
28

How to Identify Fake Cell Phone Numbers

Use of fake cell phone numbers can be a costly burden. As a business owner, you know how important it is to protect the integrity of your database. Consumers are catching on to the use of their phone numbers for marketing purposes, and are looking for ways to avoid it.  By using fake cell phone […]

Improve SMS Marketing with Phone Number Carrier Lookup via Searchbug.com
Aug
17

Improve SMS Marketing with Phone Number Carrier Lookup

Phone number carrier lookup is the method of finding out which company owns a phone number. Carriers own phone numbers, and customers lease them. Knowing which carriers own which numbers improves the deliverability and security of sending text messages.  But why is this important? Businesses are taking advantage of bulk text messaging not only for […]

Collect Good Data: How to Verify a List of Phone Numbers
Jul
27

Collect Good Data: How to Verify a List of Phone Numbers

If you collect phone numbers to use either for cold outreach or SMS marketing, it’s important to verify them to make sure they are valid phone numbers. If not, you waste time calling disconnected numbers. Additionally, it’s also useful to know what line type the number is. Mobile numbers might be eligible for cold calls […]

How to Improve the Customer Experience with Custom API Integration via Searchbug
Jul
06

How to Improve the Customer Experience with Custom API Integration

When it comes to keeping up with competitors, the customer experience is everything. Custom API integration can help. Your business can’t run without customers and you can’t gain and retain customers if your systems aren’t user-friendly.  Developers use custom API integration to improve the customer experience. They do this by seamlessly connecting data from outside […]

Use Validation Error Messages to Improve Web Form Submissions via Searchbug.com
Jun
15

How to Use Validation Error Messages to Improve Web Form Submissions

What kinds of forms do you have on your website? Registration forms? Subscription forms? Lead magnet forms? You probably have a few different ones. Forms are how you collect information from your users. But what if a user inputs invalid information? This is where validation error messages come in. You’ve probably come across these yourself […]

How to Prevent Bots from Submitting Forms via Searchbug
Jun
08

How to Prevent Bots from Submitting Forms and Keep Your Email List Clean

If you have a business or a website, you use forms. Web forms are how you get contact information from your visitors and customers. The problem is, your customers are not the only ones filling out those forms.  Bots, short for “robots”, can be good or bad. They have the power to help or harm. […]