The Benefits Of Posting And Writing Articles On LinkedIn

We like blogging. No surprise there, right? We post a new blog to our website on what is almost a daily basis. Considering that we offer blogging services through our talented Bloggers & Creative Writers For Hire, it stands to reason that we practice what we preach. We live by the credo, “The more content, the better”. Thanks to our blogging practices, our website is never outdated. Perhaps, more importantly, our regular blogging ensures that…

A Reminder About Our Cool Current Contests

Is there anyone in existence who doesn’t enjoy getting something for free? Contests create a lot of excitement simply because they give people the opportunity to get something for free. Winning is fun. And this is why contests should be a regular part of your company’s marketing strategy. And thanks to the huge popularity of social media, running a contest is easier than ever these days! At MeloTel, we’re currently enjoying the benefits of running…

ITEX Barter Canada Lets You Barter What You Have For What You Want!

Do you own a restaurant, but find yourself struggling to fill the seats on a daily basis? Are you a hotel owner who constantly has vacant rooms? Do you own a retail store that has idle stock that won’t fly off the shelves no matter how much you discount their prices? Are you the owner of a media outlet that is experiencing difficulty selling its ad space? If you have answered “yes” to any of…

Why It’s Wise To Update Your Website For The Summer

Welcome to June! For many people (this blogger included!), June is considered the greatest month of the year. Especially in Canada where the weather has warmed up considerably since the drearily long winter, June makes for one of the most joyous times of the year. In a mere 21 days, we’ll all get to celebrate the official beginning of summer. That gives your company ample time to update its website to welcome the new season!…

How To Provide Top-Of-The-Line Over-The-Phone Customer Experiences

At MeloTel, we specialize in providing North American business owners with all of their telecom needs. We’re happy to report that, over the past decade, we’ve grown from a cloud-hosted telecom company to a one-stop shop for all things related to business growth. With that said, we’re still very proud of the VoIP-based Commercial Phone Services that brought us to the dance! Are you still using traditional landlines? If so, we’d be more than happy…

FBI Warns Of Russian Computer Hackers, Recommends Router Reboots

On behalf of the entire MeloTel team, we’d like to forward along a public service announcement that was released by the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation last Friday. It involves a critical security notice that is related to the vulnerabilities in many residential and small business routers deployed all over the world. FBI recommends reboot to stop Russian malware. According to the FBI, Russian computer hackers have compromised hundreds of thousands of computers around…

How Can You Get Everyday Consumers To Love Being Your Customers?

In yesterday’s blog, we offered up some tips for how you can excite and engage your customers. We’re proud to say that all of our tips were taken out of the “practice what you preach” jar as we’ve used them all ourselves and have achieved great results. In today’s blog, we’d like to revisit that topic to offer you a few more ways to get everyday consumers to become people who just love being your…

3 Easy Ways To Excite And Engage Your Customers

At MeloTel, we like to consider our team to be of the “practice what you preach” variety. This is why the many different pieces of advice we dole out in our blogs are tidbits we take to heart and practice ourselves. Today, we’d like to take the opportunity to offer a few tips that we regularly adopt in order to grow our company’s reputation amongst the members of our customer base. We’ve have great success…

What Are The Right And Wrong Ways To Place Callers On Hold?

No business owner is immune to having to represent his/her company over the phone. Whether it’s for booking appointments, making reservations or simply discovering the hours of operation, consumers call companies all the time. It’s so vital to remember that when representing your company over the phone, you don’t have the luxury of hand gestures, facial expressions and other types of body language to convey your message. As we’ve pointed out many times in the…

How Conference Calling Can Better The Way You Do Business

We truly live in amazing times. A lot has changed over the years. At one time, people would have to write each other letters on pieces of paper, fold those pieces of paper, pack them into envelopes and mail them off. Several days or even weeks later – depending on the distance the envelope had to travel – a recipient would open the letter and read what was written. Sure, people still send each other…