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How to Find Out Who Owns a VOIP Phone Number via Searchbug.com
Aug
21

VOIP Lookup: How to Find Out Who Owns a VOIP Phone Number

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. […]

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 […]

Phone Validator API via Searchbug.com
Feb
04

The Case for Using a Phone Validator API

Using a batch phone validator works well for most businesses with phone numbers in lists. Like when your business data has multiple phone fields and your database doesn’t know a cell phone from a landline or VoIP number.  Upload phone lists. Get validated results. Start calling. Boom. Done. But what if there was an even easier […]

How To Guide: Reverse Phone Lookup
Aug
06

Reverse Phone Lookup 101: Everything You Need to Know About Reverse Phone Lookup [2019 Update]

Reverse phone lookup is a handy tool for business. It’s useful if your business misses a call and you’d like to know who you’re following up with. Or, if a customer gives you incomplete information. And, if finding people based on tidbits of personal information is your business, reverse phone lookup is for you. Whatever […]

Nov
05

Verify Phone Lookup

A verify phone lookup can be performed on SearchBug in two ways. The first is to just verify a phone number line type, the second would be to verify and lookup the phone owner name. If you’re simply trying to verify if a phone number is a cell phone or a land line then the SearchBug […]

May
03

How to Avoid Reverse Phone Lookup Scams

This is a follow up post to my blog about Know Your Data Broker where I talked about Tamara Thompson’s blog. I conducted some simple research to show the differences between what’s available online regarding the various reverse phone lookup searches and will show three very different examples to include what bad web sites do to […]

Feb
02

Reverse Phone Lookup

The long awaited redesign of the SearchBug Reverse Phone Lookup tool is complete. Over a Dozen data sources combined into one tool – over 4 months in development. The search includes free access to published listings, something SearchBug Calls White Pages +, since they search more than just the regular white pages for free. If […]