How Do You Know When It’s Time To Update Your Website?

In our last blog, we championed the act of using social media to grow your customer relationships. In 2018, it’s practically a must for all businesses. The world practically lives on social media. The various platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn have become most people’s go-to sources for all news, entertainment and information. However, as we mentioned, your social media accounts should serve as pathways to your company website. Keeping your website in tip-top…

The Art Of Growing Customer Relationships Through Social Media

In 2018, most attention spans are short-lived. Consider the amount of information we consume each day. With social media, we all have the ability to scroll through thousands of different little stories in our feeds within seconds. Photos, videos, memes, jokes, anecdotes, news stories – the list of things that intrude on our daily lives goes on and on. As a result, it’s important to be able to grab people’s attention! What will make someone…

4 Ways To Show Your Customers How Much You Love Them

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! For those of you thinking that today is all about acknowledging romantic relationships, guess again. For business owners, today is also a day to celebrate the many wonderful relationships you have with your customers. Okay, so maybe that’s something you should do every day. Showing your customers you love and appreciate them is certainly not something that should be done only once a year. However, today is an excellent day to…

5 Ways Of Preventing Spam From Jamming Up Your Email Inbox

Spam is annoying. But, most people find that it’s inevitable. Just as soon as you open a new email account, you find a countless stream of uninvited emails attempting to sell you products and services you’d never even think of buying. It’s the way of the world these days. For obvious reasons, online marketing is huge. Quite honestly, it’s hard to blame all of these businesses for using their email accounts to push sales. However,…

How To Make The Lives Of Your Call Centre Employees Easier

Call centre work isn’t easy. There are many who will read that sentence and immediately feel that it’s an understatement. For anyone who has ever worked on the phone, we applaud you. We know how difficult it can be to perform cold calls all day long, attempting to sell products and services to people you’ve never met and who have never heard of you before. You deserve recognition. To be honest, you deserve a lot…

Finding The Perfect Domain Name For Your New Company Website

Coming up with a domain name for your new company website sounds like a piece of cake, doesn’t it? But, when you really think about it, it’s an incredibly important decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Consider the fact that, for all intents and purposes, your website address is going to stick with your business for as long as it exists. Therefore, it should be something that accurately represents your brand. Admittedly, the choice can…

4 Tips For Business Owners Who Are Planning Vacations

Business owners deserve to go on vacations too! Just ask MeloTel’s Founder and CEO, John Meloche who recently enjoyed a trip to Cuba to celebrate his birthday with his family. Vacations are beloved by everyone. The ability to get away, relax, recharge and rejuvenate is something that everyone cherishes. However, vacations can be hard for business owners to take. It’s not that they don’t want to get away from the job. In many cases, they…

The Art Of Offering Feedback That Builds Your Brand’s Reputation

Good communication is the key to strong relationships. This is not only something that applies to romantic bonds (although it’s appropriate considering that Valentine’s Day is on the way), it applies to all types of relationships – both personal and professional. Consider the ways in which you communicate with the members of your work force. Do you consider yourself to be approachable? How comfortable are your employees with speaking to you about issues important to…

VoIP Allows You To Conduct Business All Over The World!

In our last blog, we revisited the many benefits that are provided by VoIP telephony. MeloTel’s many years of experience providing cloud-based Commercial Phone Services (among so many others) have proven that when a company makes the switch to VoIP, it almost immediately becomes “bigger”. As we pointed out in our last blog, VoIP offers calling capabilities that landline phones simply do not. Among the many advantages provided by VoIP to small businesses is the…

How VoIP Can Make Your Small Business Look A Lot Bigger!

Not that long ago, videographers needed to invest in very pricey equipment in order to film and edit footage that was of the high-quality standards needed for broadcast. Today, amazing advances in technology allow individuals to capture high-definition and even 4K video footage using their smartphones. Needless to say, times have changed! These days, people can release videos on YouTube with the type of professional production quality that used to cost thousands to achieve. In…