The Internet Strikes Back

The Internet Strikes Back

Last Wednesday, we blogged about an internet-phenomena that 162 million people checked out. It was on that day that the widely-used website, Wikipedia decided to black itself out to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act or SOPA. The act claims to be an anti-piracy legislation that United States Congress is attempting to pass. As The Toronto Star‘s Internet Law Columnist, Michael Geist reported yesterday, Wikipedia was widely successful in having its online visitors support its…

Battling Being Your Own Boss

Battling Being Your Own Boss

Owning a business can be the greatest thing in the world for some people. Who wouldn’t like to be their own boss? But that certainly doesn’t mean that being your own boss is the easiest thing in the world to do. In fact, running your own business requires more time and energy than any other type of job in the world. As one of MeloTel clients often likes to say, “I don’t work a 9…

Introducing Melopedia

Introducing Melopedia

Today, if you attempt to log on to Wikipedia – the widely-used online encyclopedia that can be edited by just about anyone – you won’t be able to look up the information that you may be used to getting. Reported by Yinka Adegoke of Reuters yesterday, Wikipedia is protesting a United States anti-piracy legislation known as the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). According to Wikipedia’s page describing it, “the bill, if made law, would expand…

Net Throttling Becoming A Big Problem

Net Throttling Becoming A Big Problem

In recent blogs, we have highlighted MeloTel’s commitment to bringing optimum customer service to all of its clients. Among the many traits that make our business model among the most customer-friendly in our industry is the speed by which we handle customer concerns. Expeditious service, as we have come to discover, is always met with great appreciation. With that said, we also know that speed and efficiency are key ingredients to what makes customers happy…

Get On Top In 2012

Get On Top In 2012

In our last blog, we began going over a list of suggestions made by Mari-Lyn Harris from Heart At Work. This list consists of helpful tips that encourage business owners to turn it up a notch in 2012, in an effort to have their best business year yet. Working diligently on doing things that are “outside of the box” can create quite the buzz for your business. Just ask MeloTel President, John Meloche, who took…

Strategies For A Superior New Year

Strategies For A Superior New Year

On behalf of the entire MeloTel staff, we certainly hope that you are enjoying 2012 so far. We are busy trying to come up with new ways to top ourselves this year. After all, in 2011, MeloTel’s President John Meloche, recorded and released a rap single and a Christmas album, published an article in The National Post and raised money during the Movember campaign. Oh yeah, we forget to mention that he also helped to…

Sticking To Our Commitments

Sticking To Our Commitments

On behalf of the entire MeloTel staff, we would like to welcome you to your best year yet – 2012! And how can we be so bold as to predict that this year will be the best one you’ve ever had? Well, perhaps it’s because when we last posted a blog, we went through a number of methods that could help you stick to your new year’s resolutions. Then again, maybe it’s because we know…

BBM To Be Re-Branded?

BBM To Be Re-Branded?

At MeloTel, we often discuss “branding” as very important element of business success. We have long believed that a company’s brand is represented by what people think about the business. To be reliable, trustworthy and of a high standard of quality are important traits that MeloTel works to affirm about itself in the minds of its clients. Of course, branding also has a lot to do with how customers know you. Your company name and…

Spreading The Spirit Of The Holidays

Spreading The Spirit Of The Holidays

In our last blog, we discussed the concept of spreading Christmas cheer at your company. Of course, with Christmas almost here, this week represents the opportune time to let both your staff members and clients know that they are appreciated. Wishing them the best for the season may be done in many ways. We took a look at a Vivid Image blog by Jackie Kaufenberg that agrees with our sentiments. Of course, MeloTel isn’t the…

Championing Holiday Cheer

Championing Holiday Cheer

It’s no secret that we love to spread the Christmas cheer around, here at MeloTel. Leading the charge, as always, is company president, John Meloche. He doesn’t make it very easy to compete with his brand of holiday spirit though. How exactly do you compete with a Christmas album? Uncle John’s Holiday Hits is quite the ode to the holidays. But even if singing isn’t your thing, it doesn’t mean that you can’t keep both…