Sales & Marketing


  • Digium Launches AsteriskExchange
    Digium Inc. has launched AsteriskExchange, the official online marketplace featuring products built or integrated with Asterisk. Asterisk is a free software toolkit that integrators and developers can use to transform computers into advanced communications systems, ...More
    January 21, 2010 Posted in News
  • Creating Customer Loyalty – Best Practices for Keeping Clients
    Building customer loyalty and being a successful independent telecom agent go hand in hand. The value proposition of the indirect channel — the ability to offer solutions from multiple carriers in order to best meet the needs of the customer — is a customer loyalty-builder ...More
    January 21, 2010 By Cara Sievers Posted in Articles
  • Using Twitter for B-to-B Marketing
    Telecom channel partners, like a lot of business-to-business marketers, are curious about Twitter and how can they use it to sell more telecom products and services. To find out, PHONE+ spoke to social media market expert Amanda Vega, CEO of Amanda Vega Consulting. ...More
    January 21, 2010 By Khali Henderson Posted in Articles
  • Wireless Carriers Slash Voice, Tap Data For Growth
    It’s true that voice continues to become commoditized, but a decrease in unlimited voice packages by $30 each might mean an increase in revenue for Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Initiatives to steer subscribers toward data plans – which, of course, are more ...More
    January 20, 2010 Posted in News
  • AT&T Wastes No Time Cutting Rates After Verizon's Chop
    Just hours after Verizon Wireless announced it was making significant cuts to its wireless pricing plans, AT&T did the same Friday afternoon.AT&T said it would cut $30 off the price of its unlimited plans, effective today. Earlier Friday, Verizon announced plans to ...More
    January 18, 2010 Posted in News
  • Verizon Wireless Rolls Out Cheaper Pricing Plans
    If those AT&T and Verizon Wireless television commercials were fighting words, the fight may now have really begun with the announcement that Verizon has cut rates on its wireless plans, effective Monday.The company’s nationwide unlimited voice plan has been ...More
    January 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • Palm Pre Plus, Palm Pixi Plus Prices Publicized
    Palm lovers who have been waiting eagerly for a wireless network other than Sprint to strike a deal with the company got their wish last week at the Consumer Electronics Show. Today, they’re getting another wish granted: Prices for the new Palm Pre Plus and Palm ...More
    January 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • Google Nexus One Sales Not Terrific
    Calling the new Google phone “the most controversial and confusing Android handset launch to date,” the mobile application market research firm Flurry published sales estimates that indicate first-week sales of the much-anticipated Nexus One have been ...More
    January 13, 2010 By Richard Martin Posted in News
  • Google Nexus One: Better Value Than Droid, iPhone
    Online bill comparison engine BillShrink has once again decided to compare the total cost of ownership across hot smartphones, and now has found that the recently launched Google Inc. Nexus One running on T-Mobile USA will cost a user less, in the end, than either the ...More
    January 12, 2010 Posted in News
  • PHONE+ Asks: Can An Agent Survive on Referrals Alone?
    Q: Can an agent survive on referrals alone?“I do not believe an agent can be successful long term without doing prospecting. Referrals can be a great way of building a business and should be a part of any sales process, but an agent will not generally be able to grow ...More
    January 12, 2010 Posted in Articles