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.
I’ve said it before, but I just don’t understand why obvious telemarketing scams get a free pass from law enforcement for years. In this case, a boiler room type call center in Culver City, CA would call charities, associations and businesses claiming to be their regular supplier of printers and printer toner. They’d take orders for re-supplies […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tech Support Scams Survive and Waka Walmart Survey Scam In the news, yours truly Max Volt, has fielded a couple of scam calls over the last two weeks. One was actually scam that I’d just reported on… The tech support scam where a helpful busybody calls you out of nowhere to let you know that […]