More Tips For Tight Budget-Keeping

More Tips For Tight Budget-Keeping

Earlier this week, QMI Agency reported that 69 per cent of Canadian shoppers were able to stay within their budgets over the Christmas holidays. According to a Royal Bank of Canada poll, most Canadians were able to do so because of their concerns about going into post-holiday debt. If Canadian shoppers can stay within a budget, Canadian business owners should surely be able to do the same. In our last blog, we took a look…

Brilliantly Working Within A Budget

Brilliantly Working Within A Budget

One of the great things about running a small business is that it allows you to more closely interact with your clients. At MeloTel, we have developed numerous business relationships with clients that we happily refer to as “friends”. And yes, sometimes, we like to help our friends out by giving them a bit of a break, if possible. The more you know about someone, the more you develop a personal concern for his or…

Mind What You Tweet

Mind What You Tweet

At MeloTel, we are very aware that communication is key. Why else would be so big on offering products and services that provide some of the most fantastic ways to communicate in today’s modern age? As you may imagine, many of today’s modes of communications come via the internet. Between our VoIP telephone, blogging and website hosting services to name just a few, our company is pretty much based on communicating by utilizing the world…

Waging War On The Web

Waging War On The Web

You just got the sense that things like this were bound to happen more frequently. With all the talk about Wikipedia shutting down last week in a bid to protest SOPA lately, you had the feeling that the “internet wars” were only just beginning. It appears as if the world wide web has gone the way of hip-hop, in that it has become the home to some interesting battles. These battles, however, are not conducted…

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…