The Benefits Of Blogging The Way You Talk

If you can recall your high school English classes, you’re likely to remember the strong advice given by your teacher to never write the way you speak. Essays, tests, exams and term papers all required prose that was professional and grammatically correct. In school, this made sense, we suppose. But, at the time (for this blogger, anyways!), blogging hadn’t yet existed. A blog (short for “web log” in case you were unaware”) is the modern-day…

A Reminder To Enter Our “Funniest Caption Contest”

If you’re a reader of the MeloTel Blog, follower of the MeloTel Facebook page, MeloTel client or just an all-around cool person, then you’re well aware of our “Funniest Caption Contest”! Our second-ever social media-based contest, this particular initiative calls for any and everyone to LIKE the MeloTel Facebook Page and simply add a comment under the photo of our contest post. Enter the contest HERE! As per the name of the contest, we’re simply…

3 More Tips For How To Bolster Production In Your Call Centre

In our last blog, we revisited the concept of call centre productivity and offered some tips to call centre managers to help them improve performances at their places of business. In today’s blog, we’ll pick up where we left off with three more excellent tips for how to bolster production in your call centre. 1. Find ways to constantly boost employee morale. Never assume that your phone agents don’t need motivation on a regular basis….

MeloTel No Longer Offers Shared Web And Email Hosting Services

Welcome back to work everyone! If you share this wonderful country of Canada with the MeloTel team as your home, we hope that you had an incredibly Canada Day long weekend. As we pointed out in our last blog, there is plenty to be proud about as Canadians. Here’s hoping this year’s Canada Day was your best one yet! And, if you happen to be our awesome neighbours to the south, we hope that you…

Happy Canada Day From MeloTel!

On behalf of the entire MeloTel team, we’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy Canada Day long weekend! This year, Canada Day falls on a Sunday, so this Monday, July 2nd will be a statutory holiday. We sincerely wish you the most joyous celebration of our nation you’ve ever had! Please note MeloTel’s holiday hours. We will be closed on Monday, but we’ll be back open for business bright…

How Taking Some Time Off Is A Good Business Practice

Today, MeloTel’s Founder and CEO, John Meloche begins his family vacation. As a reminder, he will be out of the office until July 22nd. Any correspondence sent to John’s email address or voicemail inbox will be responded to within two to three days of his return. On behalf of the entire MeloTel team, we wish John and his family and amazingly joyous vacation! In yesterday’s blog, we pointed out that taking a vacation is actually…

Why Taking A Vacation Is Good For Your Business

Tomorrow, MeloTel’s Founder and CEO, John Meloche will start his annual family vacation, taking his wonderful wife Kathryn and their two sons Mark and Lukas on another exciting road trip. We’d like to take this opportunity to remind you that John will be out of the office until July 22nd but the MeloTel team will, as always, be ready to happily provide you with the excellent customer service you’re used to getting from MeloTel in…

Enter Our “Funniest Caption Contest” On Facebook!

Last week, we had the pleasure of congratulating Shelly Patenaude for being the winner of our “Cutest Pet Contest”. On the MeloTel Facebook page, he uploaded a picture of himself and his dog, Harley in a loving pose. The MeloTel team decided that among the many amazing photos we received, Shelly’s was our favourite. It was, by no means, an easy choice. This contest elicited hundred of incredibly cute entries. In all honesty, our “Cutest…

Running A Contest On Social Media Has Many Benefits

This past Wednesday, we announced the winner of our “Cutest Pet Contest” on the MeloTel Facebook page and followed up with an official congratulatory blog yesterday. When we first announced the Facebook-exclusive contest a month ago, we honestly had no idea just how much fun and excitement it would generate. It was, by far, our most successful contest in company history. The contest created some amazing engagement! It required no one to make any purchases…

Congratulations To The Winner Of Our “Cutest Pet Contest”!

Last month, we launched a contest to find the cutest pet on the internet. We took to our MeloTel Facebook page to announce our first-ever “Cutest Pet Contest” and were completely overwhelmed by the response we got! It just goes to show you that sometimes the simplest of ideas can generate the hugest of responses. As part of the contest, we simply asked contestants (whether they were MeloTel clients or not) to submit photos of…