Finding A Friend In Facebook

Finding A Friend In Facebook

Facebook – most likely the world’s most popular social networking website – has been at the centre of our blog topics over this past week. So why not round out our week of blogs with some advice on how you business owners out there can use the juggernaut platform to your advantage? As Meryl K. Evans of GigaOm.com writes, “Facebook’s not just for keeping tabs on friends and filling out quizzes – it can also…

Canucks Can Keep Passwords Private

Canucks Can Keep Passwords Private

We have been blogging about a lot of the news surrounding Facebook recently, as the social media juggernaut has been garnering a lot of attention lately. As we mentioned last week, many employers seem to be taking to Facebook in ways never before imagined. No longer satisfied in using the site simply as a virtual reference for would-be employees, many of those looking to hire new staff are now asking for Facebook passwords. Not surprisingly,…

Facebook Helps To Find Felons

Facebook Helps To Find Felons

At MeloTel, we have often heralded the use of social media to promote businesses. In many ways, sites such as Facebook and Twitter have become mandatory tools in the marketing strategies of companies of all sizes. The sites, of course, are also used by hundreds of millions of users worldwide for personal reasons. Due to that fact, companies who are looking to hire new staff have taken to the Facebook pages of their candidates is…

Stepping It Up With Upgrades

Stepping It Up With Upgrades

Upgrading seems to a common theme in today’s business world. Take smartphones, for example. Many people find it to be a tough decision figuring out which brand and design to go with, considering that there always seems to be newer versions soon to come out. Technology is constantly improving, so why shouldn’t your devices? Right? But are these devices improving? Or are they simply changing to give the public more options and more reasons to…

Job Seekers: Beware The Facebook Factor

Job Seekers: Beware The Facebook Factor

Utilizing social networking websites to promote your business is pretty much a necessity these days. It’s no longer simply considered a good idea to get online to spread the word about your company. It’s practically integral to your success. It’s no secret that MeloTel often provides updates on both our Facebook and Twitter pages. Each and every one of our blogs are posted on each page in an effort to keep all of our fans…

Break Free From Habitual Breaks

Break Free From Habitual Breaks

Welcome to yet another Monday. We know that this isn’t everyone’s favourite day of the week, so we figured we’d try to inject a little bit of energy into your day to get it off to a good start. A few weeks back, we offered up a number of tips on how to make your Monday merry. However, we are still very aware that, for many workers, all they can think of this morning is…

Ways To Work Your Weekends

Ways To Work Your Weekends

It’s Friday! With the weekend about to get underway, a lot of people are mulling over the fun and relaxing things that they plan on doing over the next couple of days. That’s pretty much the routine, isn’t it? Friday comes and it’s time to figure out how NOT to work all weekend long! That is, of course, unless you’re in business for yourselves. For many of us entrepreneurs, the work never seems to stop….

Find Your Voice And Reap The Rewards

Find Your Voice And Reap The Rewards

In yesterday’s blog, we took a look at an Eric Karkovack article from SpeckyBoy.com. A Pennsylvania-based web designer who once crumbled under the whims of his clients, Karkovack insists that business owners learn to “find their voice”. They should all be speaking up when their clients may have requests that are detrimental to the success of their businesses. Not all of your clients may be experts. Especially when it comes to the field that you…

Speak Up To Secure Success

Speak Up To Secure Success

One of the coolest things about representing the MeloTel brand is that we have the opportunity to work with small business owners on a regular basis. Being a small business ourselves, we are well aware of what it is like to be driven by that independent, entrepreneurial spirit. This, however, can come with some hardships. When working with clients, it’s important to be able to effectively communicate what you feel would be most beneficial for…

The Beauty Of Blogging

The Beauty Of Blogging

The MeloTel Blog has been going strong for about a year now and we have to say, that the year has passed by pretty quickly. With countless blog entries under out belt, we are very proud to say that we have one of the most thorough and innovative blogs on the internet – if we do say so ourselves. We take great pride in our very readable style and enjoy touching upon a variety of…