We’ve completed updating the database of U.S.-based call centers. The total is now 227- more than you will find at Yahoo or DMOZ. For each telemarketing company, we verified they had a functioning website and determined the nature of their services (inbound, outbound, B2C, B2B, multinational, etc.). If you work for or own one of the listed call centers, feel free to claim your listing and we’ll give you edit access so you can add more detailed information.
Having worked in boiler-room telemarketing agencies early in my career, I got first-hand experience with high-pressure telemarketing tactics. What you do is overwhelm your prospects with glib and manipulative talk to get good short-term results. You will see this commonly in business-to-consumer telemarketing where the goal is a quick sale. The telemarketing scripts are written so […]
Veteran telemarketers will tell you that nothing is more valuable than the experience of making thousands of calls, and they’re right. By regularly speaking to prospects, leads and customers, telemarketers will find their own unique style. But whether seasoned professionals or fresh-faced new-starts, there are some essential lessons every telemarketer must learn… Pause for effect […]
We’re porting the call center directory to a new system. It will be a few days before all the listings are back in place. We’re also taking this opportunity to re-check the listings.
Introduction The Amended TSR at a Glance Charities and For-Profit Telemarketers Calling on Their Behalf Who Must Comply with the Amended TSR? Exemptions to the Amended TSR Some Types of Businesses and Individuals Coverage of the Business of Insurance is Limited Some Types of Calls Exemptions Explained Unsolicited Calls from Consumers Most Calls in Response […]
If you work in the telemarketing industry, you probably have to jump though quite a few hoops to remain in compliance with industry regulations. Without an understanding of surety bonds, you might consider them to be just another one of those inconvenient, time-consuming hoops. However, if you know the purpose behind these risk-mitigation tools ahead […]
Yesterday, I received the following email: I am a single mother working from home, I have been given the opportunity to work for a web site designer. He has been building sites for recyclers for years, and now wants to branch out and offer sites to service providers, like plumbers, Hvac, lawn care and electric […]
Telemarketing News: Work at Home Scams, Offshore Scam Callers, Kansas Fitness and Travel Clubs Fined
Work at Home for More Money than you can Afford Tired of your boss peering over your shoulder and trying to get between you and Facebook? Hoping to never have to pack your lunch in a brown paper bag again? Wanting to take your little dog to work every day and not have to worry […]
Happy 2013! We’ve been on a short sabbatical here at Telemarketing News as the holidays were calling. Now, the holidays have hung up, and 2013 has arrived. Happy New Year 2013 to all readers! Thirteen is an awesome number, chimerical and disturbing, it can be lucky or – not. Time will tell! New York Report on Charitable Telemarketing […]
Telemarketing News: Political Robocalls on Hold, Renewable Energy Scams hit Arizona, Canadian Air Miles Evaporate Bank Accounts
Whither the Political Robocall? Most of us are relieved that the election season is finally over. After being taunted and tortured by both political parties and — Roseanne Barr, we are ready for a period of relative calm. Even the yawning abyss of the impending “fiscal cliff” can’t get anyone too worked up now that […]