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How to How to Maintain Your Phone Number Database via Searchbug
Mar
09

How to Maintain Your Phone Number Database

If you use a marketing model that requires you to contact a lot of customers by phone, you probably have a phone number database. Maybe you purchased a phone list or built your phone number database through lead generation. But, what do you know about each phone number on your phone lists? When you look […]

How to Check If a Phone Number Is Real via Searchbug.com
Feb
10

How to Check If a Phone Number is Real

If you need to check if a phone number is real right now, use the Searchbug Phone Validator. If you’re here, you understand that people give out fake phone numbers all the time. And, customers give fake phone numbers to businesses all the time. People want to get free stuff. But, they don’t want to […]

How to Find Out Who Owns a Phone Number via Searchbug.com
Feb
03

How to Find Out Who Owns a Phone Number

You’ve probably called an unknown phone number before. So, you know calling a phone number with no idea who’s going to answer is worse that calling someone you’ve never met. There’s a lot of mumbling and stuttering when you call an unknown phone number. For businesses, having phone leads without names can be the worst […]

Jan
13

Can You Really Find a Phone Number Free?

Incomplete or incorrect contact information is one of the biggest time and money wasters for businesses. If a lead is missing a phone number, a salesperson might spend 30 minutes or more trying to find a phone number free on the internet. That’s paid time that could be spent talking to customers, closing sales. And, […]

How to Validate Phone Numbers for Apps
Dec
05

How to Validate Phone Numbers for Apps

If you have an app, you need phone numbers. If you’re not using phone numbers in your app, you need to start. Phone numbers can simplify your app and make life easier for your users. And, that’s in addition to increasing security. Some companies, like the Affirm lending company, use phone numbers instead of usernames […]

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 […]

The Ultimate Guide to Batch Skip Tracing for Real Estate - Searchbug
Jun
20

The Ultimate Guide to Batch Skip Tracing for Real Estate

Not long ago, skip tracing and direct mail had a battle in the real estate colosseum. Skip tracing won. But, many tried batch skip tracing for real estate and returned to direct mail after struggling to get the results they’d hoped for. Why did this happen? How did the skip tracing train get derailed? Even […]