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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 […]

Jan
27

Identify Phone Numbers for Cell Phone Text Messaging

There are several ways to process phone records to determine the line type and carrier (other information is also available if needed). You can scour the internet for free tools to do this yourself. You can hire a service to run a manual batch to clean lists of phone records. You can subscribe to a […]