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Telecom Companies Celebrate the Holidays

Qwest, Avaya Help NORAD Track Santa Once again North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is tracking Santa, and Qwest Communications Inc. and Avaya Inc. are helping to make sure the communications tools are in place to make sure families can join the fun this Christmas Eve. For more than 50 years, NORAD has used radar, […]

Telecom Companies Offer Holiday Cheer

With the holidays comes all manner of charitable giving and opportunities to reach out and touch someone. As Christmas, Hanukkah and other celebrations approach, a number of telecom companies are providing holiday cheer to children and military families.

AT&T Donates Holiday Calling Cards to Service Personnel

AT&T Corp. is working with the USO this holiday season to distribute 10,000 free prepaid calling cards to servicemen and women recovering in hospitals in the United States and abroad. The retail value of the 100-minute AT&T prepaid cards totals more than $100,000. We know these cards are particularly appreciated during the holidays and were […]

Interland Hosts Santas Secret Village For Ninth Year

For the ninth year in a row, Interland is helping visitors to www.northpole.com take part in holiday stories, recipes, puzzles and more at Santas Secret Village. Interland is a Web-hosting and online services company with a reseller program, and Santas Secret Village lets children, parents and teacher access an array of free holiday activities. The […]

VoiceLog Offers Services Geared to Holiday Season

It may be neither July nor Christmas, but VoiceLog LLCs (Booth 416) Christmas in July promotion is available until Jan. 1. The offering provides short-term contracts for call center recording, monitoring and quality control services in the critical, but staff-challenging, winter holiday season. Christmas in July is the perfect way to demonstrate the flexibility and […]

Agencies Analyze Payment Strategies, Offer Holiday Sales Tips

Continuing last months focus on master agents compensation levels, T@G talks with several about the payment mixes that are working well with subagents. Read on for some holiday sales strategies, too, for revving up this typically slower sales season, and be sure to click over to this months Expert Eye for an extended discussion of […]

Ask The Expert

Dear Expert Eye,What kinds of sales strategies can I use during the holiday season to boost my numbers? I’m a subagent and I’d like to end 2004 on a great note.Thanks,Anonymous Dear Anonymous, Great question! The holiday season is often a frustrating one for sales representatives in any industry, as many customers and prospects take […]

Santa’s Not Real

Posted: 12/1999 Santa’s Not Real When my kids ask me if Santa Claus is real, I’m afraid I’ll be able to say, "No," and without reservation. It seems the roly-poly, red velvet-clad, bearded icon of my youth has left physical comforts of the North Pole for good to take up residence in the circuitry that […]

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