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Featured here are articles published by the most reputable national and international media. These articles have been gathered through the years of operation of our company and are being constantly updated.
Ask The Thought Leaders: What's the Future of SaaS?
FutureOfEverything.io - April 18, 2017
"Now is a great time to start a SaaS company. While SaaS has been a hot buzzword, it's more than that, it's a whole shift as to how people function with their devices." - David Batchelor
How a Risky Financing Strategy Paid Off for One Entrepreneur
AllBusiness.com - April 13, 2017
It can be one of the riskiest moves an entrepreneur can make: using a credit card to help fund a startup. David Batchelor knew it was the kind of move that could either pay off big time, or leave him with credit card debt.
5 Client Communication Strategies for Remote Freelancers
Due.com - February 23, 2017
Choose the right apps. Your first job is to choose the right apps to communicate with. There are dozens of apps to help you email, text, chat, and video conference with your Each has its own advantages and disadvantages, such as connection speed, stream quality, price, and side features. DialMyCalls has created a strong list of the best communication apps for remote workers, so if you aren't sure what's out there, it's a good place to start. Beyond that, you'll want to choose effective project management and task management apps if you intend to collaborate with your clients; there's a big degree of subjectivity at play here, so consider your unique needs before proceeding.
5 Ways You Can Improve Communication with Colleagues
Mashable.com - February 14, 2017
"You might have a firm grasp on who your audience is, but how well do you know your employees? Messages from superiors in the workplace are better received when the superior also takes time out once in awhile to just say hello, or ask how their weekend was," says Angela R. of DialMyCalls. "Small talk is a communication method that helps to build trust, making the big talks better heard."
The Value of 'Drip Marketing' for Re-engaging Existing Customers
SmartCEO.com - February 13, 2017
"Voice messaging enables a higher response rate than using direct mail, yet it is as fast and inexpensive as sending emails," DialMyCalls explains. "Additionally, it can be used to serve various purposes inside of your business by creating a new bridge of communication."
8 Ways to Bring Your Church Community Closer Together
ChristianPost.com - February 11, 2017
Activate a Mass Notification System
Keeping people on the same page is vital for community awareness. When an event or emergency demands immediate attention, religious organizations once employed the calling tree. Essential news was passed by word of mouth through the grapevine.
But this system wasn't always accurate, and it didn't necessarily guarantee that everyone got the message. Now we have technology that makes the challenge of notifying everyone in your parish quick and easy with voice broadcasting or SMS messaging systems.
This marvelous tool makes it easy to notify your entire congregation instantly through pre-set numbers. It's a popular resource for religious organizations around the world today.
4 Social Media Resolutions for Small Businesses
Adweek.com - February 10, 2017
Social media is all about communicating with your target audience, and there are certain applications that can make the process easier. Whether you're looking to communicate internally or across channels, here are some of the most highly recommended communication apps available...
3 Ways Voice Broadcasting Can Help Real Estate Agents Close Deals
BiggerPockets.com - February 8, 2017
Success in any of the above endeavors isn't guaranteed unless you've crafted a particularly compelling voice broadcast. The first step is choosing a simple tool for sending your broadcast. An industry favorite is DialMyCalls, which allows you to message up to 200,000 people at once.
7 Habits Leaders Can Adopt for Better Communication
Ragan.com - January 12, 2017
Sending out a mass text or voice message to notify your team about a last-minute meeting change might be appropriate, but that format would be far from ideal for detailing the scope of a new project.
Similarly, email isn't the best way to start a long conversation, especially about a sensitive subject. Learn to read the situation and decide on the appropriate channel.
5 Things to Know About Owning a Food Truck Business
Lifehack.org - December 29, 2016
If your food truck moves around from location to location, then you'll need a strategy for informing people of where you're going. Many food trucks rely on SMS marketing to broadcast their locations. Social media - namely Instagram - also works well.
5 Tools to Improve Your Email Marketing Strategy
WebsiteMagazine.com - December 15, 2016
MailChimp has been around since 2001, right around the time that email marketing first got its start. Some say it's become the standard tool for improving email marketing's effectiveness, and many businesses have found this to be true. It helps you send better emails based on analytics that show how your emails perform in front of customers. MailChimp is also very popular because of the many apps that easily can be easily integrated into the platform to improve your marketing efforts as a whole.
How Successful Leaders Communicate With Their Teams
Entrepreneur.com - November 30, 2016
Choose your mediums carefully. First, make sure you're considering your medium(s) carefully. Being able to send out a mass text or voice message to your employees is important. These channels are appropriate for notifying your team of a last-minute meeting change but wouldn't be for sending out the scope of a new project.
Will Phone Calls Become Irrelevant For Modern Workplaces?
Forbes.com - November 21, 2016
Phone calls were once a revolutionary new technology, able to connect two people over vast distances in mutual conversation. Now, we have dozens of technologies more advanced than phone calls to keep us in touch, including emails, text messages, and video chats. While there are new technologies developing around the voice-based phone call, such as voice broadcasting, for many workers, phone calls are starting to be seen as an obsolete medium.
Use This Five-Part Checklist To Tell If You're Overcommunicating
FastCompany.com - November 18, 2016
Timing my message is one of the most important things I've learned to do. Determining the urgency of your message and the medium for it isn't easy, but a good first step is simply being deliberate about it. For example, when I needed to let my employees know about an emergency, there's no "wrong" time to send out a mass text message or phone recording (this tool can help).
7 Forms of Business Communication You're Using Wrong
Inc.com - November 10, 2016
Each platform has distinct advantages and disadvantages, useful in some situations more than others. For example, text messages are ideal to inform a group about an urgent change, while email is better for relaying non-urgent, one-way information.
The Benefits of Technology in Education
Medium.com - October 26, 2016
Teachers can not only help their students learn more through the use of technology but it also allows for them to cut down on time consuming things like gradebook and attendance management, test creation and classroom decor creation. While these things sound minor, time for these daily tasks add up. These computer programs and apps allow teachers to focus more time on creating lesson plans, assessing students needs and how to improve their overall courses.
27 Creative Ways To Find Employees
FitSmallBusiness.com - September 26, 2016
20. Create a "Hiring" page on your company's website in case talented people ever come check you out. Even if you currently don't need someone in a specific role, it's a good idea to keep job postings on your site.
Business Owners & Experts Share Their Tips on Preventing Four Common Types of Fraud
Credibly.com - August 11, 2016
David Batchelor, president and cofounder of DialMyCalls.com, has reduced online credit card fraud by 75% by cross-checking shipping and billing address as well.
83 Experts Share Tips for the 'Age of the Customer'
NanoRep.com - June 2, 2016
"Creating social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, etc. and then not following up with customers who leave feedback on them. Nothing is going to turn off a customer more than a message that goes without a response." - David Batchelor
The Label "Small Business"- Good or Bad?
CarolRoth.com - May 25, 2016
"I can see how many business owners can get offended by being labeled 'small'- we take it more as a badge of honor. Being a successful small business is extremely hard, 90% of all small businesses fail during their first couple years." - David Batchelor
How to Build a Successful SaaS Business
Bplans.com - May 23, 2016
Taking the slow and careful approach can also save you from making some costly mistakes, says David Batchelor, President and co-founder of DialMyCalls.
24 Experts Reveal Their Top Resources For Startups
ShopRocket.co - April 29, 2016
"1) Mixergy Podcast - Andrew Warner has put together this great show where he interviews other startup founders about their journey and what they did right and wrong to get where they are today. There are truly pieces of gold in every one of his interviews. He's also a very gifted interviewer and isn't afraid to ask some hard-hitting and detailed questions which many others wouldn't push on." - David Batchelor
How to Motivate Your Employees: 21 Leaders Share
BetterBusiness.Deskera.com - April 29, 2016
"Staying busy and active helps a lot. Something we've done that helps keep everyone involved with the whole business is splitting customer support among everyone. While we do have a dedicated customer support team, when they get busy or are out of the office, support calls will roll through to everyone else in the company." - David Batchelor
Key Trends Disrupting Messaging / Communications #tech2016
Flarrio.com - April 18, 2016
"Location-based push notifications to provide local information direct to your cell phone. Imagine passing a store and a coupon appears on your phone, this is coming, and very quickly." - David Batchelor
Favorite Ways To Automate Customer Service
Sidekick.pro - March 31, 2016
One way to help automate customer service is to try to avoid the need of customers to reach you in the first place. One of the best things we ever did was create a large knowledge base of tutorial videos that explain most aspects of how our software works. Not only did that change help reduce the need for customers to reach us by around 50% but it also created a much better customer experience.