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Dialers Cited as a Possible Aid to Phone Scammers: FTC
The days of live outbound phone calls interrupting Americans at dinner seem almost quaint compared to the scourge of unwanted robocalls on land lines and cell phones.

US District Court Spares Gentlemen's Club a TCPA Fine for Calling
In the world of the TCPA, the legislation that governs telemarketing in the United States, there has been a great deal of confusion over what qualifies as an automated outbound call, or an autodialed call.

But We're Not Telemarketers: Why 'Non-Sellers' Are Still At Risk for TCPA Violations
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or TCPA, is a decades-old piece of legislation that governs outbound telemarketing and other communications, such as automated outbound calls. It pays to pay attention to it.

Dialing Software Still Holds a Prominent Place
A recent online post suggested that there are still opportunities to be realized through outbound dialing efforts.

ActiveDEMAND Announces Pipedrive Integration
Integrated marketing automation platform provider ActiveDEMAND has announced that it has integrated its system with Pipedrive's CRM system.

InContact in Focus with New Chief Strategy Officer
It's been said that you can't know where you're going if you don't know where you've been. And for inContact, the leading provider of cloud contact center software and contact center agent optimization tools, they've been someplace interesting: the forefront of the contact center industry.

ActiveDEMAND, Pipedrive Integrate to Connect Sales, Marketing Programs
Many organizations are implementing or improving lead generation programs, but a major challenge to their efforts is the longstanding gap between marketing and sales departments.

Forces Join To Help Sales Teams Call More Effectively
As companies across the globe continue to compete for the same markets, they are looking to make their sales teams stronger.

Crackdown Seen on Automatic Dialers
Now that the FCC has clarified its position on the use of automatic dialers, courts are taking a closer look at possible abuses.

Canadians Want Help to End 'Blind' Calls
Telemarketing legislation, like IT security, is something that can never sleep. Now Canada is taking a closer look.

Automatic Dialers Now Need to be More Cautious
The Federal Communication Commission's new Declaratory Ruling and Order regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), sent ripples through the telemarketing industry, and with good reason.

InContact Sets Agenda for this Fall's ICUC
Technical training and skills building at ICUC are designed to enhance attendees' knowledge of the inContact platform and solutions.

New Horizons Seen for all Contact Centers
Holding a singular leader responsible for contact center performance signifies its importance to the organization.

FCC Revisits TCPA Ruling Again; Companies say Ambiguity Rules
The TCPA has strict regulations on the types of calls made by 'autodialers', so knowing what constitutes an autodialer would be helpful if a business wants to avoid lawsuits, fines, and other sanctions.

Are Your Call Center Staffers Up to Speed?
Be real, be smart, be prepared and be mindful in the contact center. These steps are easily implemented, and the payoff can be huge.

Savvy Call Centers are 'Upping Their Game'
It's not uncommon for customers to use multiple channels to resolve a single issue, especially in the case where they require immediate action on a pressing issue.

Private Contact Centers Doing Better Than Government Counterparts
Knowing what matters most to citizens will help contact centers meet their goal of providing excellent customer service.

Customers want To Do More Than Just 'Call'
Whether it's Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or any of the other myriad choices available, it seems as if everyone uses something 'socially' to interact with call centers these days.

Workers More Content When They Have a Say in Scheduling
A workforce management solution utilizing a spreadsheet can help determine what shifts, hours, etc. will need coverage based off of forecasting.

Making the Connection: Global BPO Client Uses Cloud for Expansion
The seamless integration with the core platform and accelerated speed to implement workforce management helped one client rise to new heights.

InContact, SmartAction Taking Intelligence to a New Level
SmartAction offers a solution called Intelligent Voice Automation, which leverages an AI brain that can reason and learn from experience

Make the Right Call: Compensate Your People Properly
Because of the large percentage of company employees in the call center, call center labor costs are a high proportion of the overall company budget.

Dialing for Disaster? Survey Finds Majority of Callers are Peeved
A new survey shows that the key to creating a positive customer experience is connecting callers and agents who are most likely to enjoy a natural rapport.

Callers Deserve Top Treatment Every Time
Top agents can be invaluable for many processes, such as training and mentoring newer agents, collaborating with less experienced agents and providing managers with input on day-to-day issues.

Dialer Option Helps Win New Contract
inContact is helping a major city transition over to a cloud contact center model.

More Than Tech: Dialer Software Needs a Clear Voice, Too
Your contact center's recorded voice should accurately represent your brand and encourage your caller to complete a goal.

Call Centers Get Their Time to Shine
Cloud call center leader inContact has announced that nominations are now open for the company's annual 'MoJo Awards.'

Dialer Options, Other Offerings Nudge Client Toward New Provider
A new enterprise customer says it will implement inContact's proven, multi-tenant cloud solution with Automatic Call Distributor (ACD) and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) options in its contact center.

Callers Want Fast Solutions. Too Much To Ask?
As you add documents and change them - something which happens in most contact centers daily - agents must try to memorize more and more locations.

Colleges 'Dialing for Dollars' Get Creative
Higher education seems to have gotten wise to the benefits of using the latest technology to make their call center efforts more productive.

Outbound Campaign Management Helped by New Software Offering
As inContact customers interact with companies they expect multichannel, personalized experiences that are connected throughout the journey.

Once Dialed, Then What? Speech Analysis Growing in Use
With speech analytics, contact centers can identify problem areas and training opportunities before an escalated or litigation scenario arises.

Coming Up: Each Call Sliced and Diced for Data
According to a recent survey, 70 percent of U.K. customers speak to an average of two to five customer service representatives before resolving a single issue. That's about to change.

Callers Need to Feel They're 'Being Heard'
It doesn't matter how good your product is; if callers feel neglected, you're going to lose them as customers.

'Guide to Contact Center Reporting' Offers Insights
A set of new statistics underscore the point that having better reporting tools on hand in the contact center should be a priority, and upgrades in that direction are a smart idea.

inContact's Tools Prove a Winner for Client
InContact's automatic call recording is a tremendous tool that has helped Workfront dramatically increase the quality of leads generated.

Industry Leaders Join up for Better Solution
Two powerhouses in the contact center industry have debuted a new joint venture to further cement their place in the business while helping call centers improve operations.

inContact's New Offerings Appeal to Healthcare Call Center
A health services company is set to implement inContact's core contact center platform featuring an integrated Interactive Voice Response and Automatic Call Distributor system.

Once a Client Picks Up, Then What?
Dialing can only go so far. A properly prepared employee is your best investment.

Better Dialing Options Lead Health Company to inContact's Cloud
The complete inContact solution includes cloud ACD and IVR, CRM integration, Uptivity Quality Monitoring and network connectivity.

More Choices Make Cloud Connection a Viable Option
A leading Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) with a number of retail clients has decided the time is right to move its business to the cloud.

Data Gathered in Call Centers has Real Value
Quality reporting is a constant struggle and beneficial, reliable reporting that contact centers can use to drive business decisions is rare, but worth it.

Contact Center Callers are a Fickle Bunch: Finding
Cloud call center leader inContact has released the results of its new research detailing what customers experience when interact with a contact center, and the findings are quite revealing.

Call Center Dialing? That's so 2014
If customers can't get an instant connection with you or your company, they have no compunction about jumping ship.

Manage Your People, Manage Your Success
It can be generally agreed upon that raising the quality of a call center business and its dealings with clients can benefit everyone.

Hello? Callers Expect Top Service, or They're Gone
Survey says consumers expect a personalized, omni-channel customer journey that includes agent service continuity and choice of channels for follow-up communications.

Vacation-Planning Calls Just got Easier
inContact says a leading travel and hospitality provider has selected its cloud platform to unify customer service operations across more than five contact centers.

Trade Group for Call Centers Announces Member Renewals
Cloud contact center software leader inContact has just renewed its commitment to an important trade organization, as a continuing sign of its commitment to the industry and a willingness to help others.

Marketing Firm Sees Bright Spots in inContact's Offering
A cloud solution is expected to help one company achieve new heights through its call center.

'Dialing' No Longer the Only Option for Call Centers
As technology has raced forward, so have the choices that call center customers now expect as a matter of course.

Dial or Digital? Latter Option is Gaining Traction
A new survey shows nearly 60 percent of call center organizations implementing customer experience initiatives on a cross-departmental basis, making it a massive priority.

Call Centers Face Big Changes in the Near Future
Changes in technology are bringing about a massive shift in the way that consumers reach out to contact centers.

Call Center Satisfaction Up, but There's Room for Improvement
The Contact Center Satisfaction Index has gone up this year, but no one can rest easy just yet.

Who's Answering? It's More Important Than You Think
Collected data can be used to help recruit some of the best hires you've ever had.

Dialing for Dollars? inContact Comes Out on Top Again
inContact recently signed a new contract with a contact center in a well-known travel company and has begun a partnership with Black Box Network Services, which all helped it achieve a record year.

Dialer Ability One Reason of Many for New inContact Contract
Advanced features, quality and reliability of service were primary considerations for one company when it settled on inContact for its call center needs.

New Partnership Heightens inContact's Profile
inContact and Black Box Network Services have announced that they will being working together to better meet enterprise demand for call center systems.

Dialers, IVR Work in Tandem for Easier Payment Options
By reducing cost and improving the customer's experience, companies are likely to retain their customers and can extend their business hours to a longer operation.

Is Your Staff Ready When They Answer the Phone?
With 60 to 70 percent of contact center costs associated with labor, companies consistently struggle with having or supporting an effective Workforce Management strategy.

Dial 'G' for Growing
A staffing company was in need of a flexible platform for an expanding division, and so chose inContact's cloud solution for its new 350-agent contact center.

inContact's IVR Capability Helps Land New Contract
Direct Interactions will initially implement inContact's core cloud solution, built on the multi-channel Automatic Call Distributor and Interactive Voice Response systems.

Call Center Business Under Fire in the Philippines
A recent report noted that some 94 percent of the Philippines call center industry is with American companies, who outsource their business to the island nation. That may soon change.

Need help? Call Center Leaders at the Ready
CCNG has just announced upcoming March and April Customer Experience and Engagement regional events sponsored by CCNG members.

Busy Signal: Central America Eyed for Call Centers
Research shows the region is ripe and ready to start answering the call. Which major company will make the first move?

Dialing for People: Philippine Call Centers Expanding
The Call Center Association of the Philippines [CCAP], which groups more than 100 call center companies, said revenues were expected to grow 15.4 percent in 2015 to $13.5 billion from about $11.7 billion in 2014.

When You Finally Get Through, Ditch the Script
Surveys show that customers can always tell when the operator is reading off a script, and they rightfully resent it.

When Your Dialer is Answered, What's Next?
One of the easiest ways to help align your behavioral scoring is to create clear definitions of each behavior and definitive definitions of each scoring element.

Contact Center Workers Know How to 'Make the Connection'
In spite of what some might believe, there are a number of positive aspects to working in a call center. One is the skills you take when you leave.

Call Centers Taking Deeper Look at What They Measure
The big trend this year in call centers is going be 'performance metrics', where the powers that be will start taking an even closer look at what they're getting for their money.

inContact Plans Upward Move in 2015
Call center leader inContact celebrates growth with announcement of coming 350,000 square foot campus in Utah.

Be Proactive; Hire Virtual Operators to Relieve Call Center Stress
A new study shows that more than 40 percent of retailers have hired extra help for the holiday season. While all of this seasonal business is increasing sales for retailers, it is also increasing stress in call centers.

Dialing for Healthcare Help? The Agent Might Not Know it All
A new survey shows that those answering phones at healthcare contact centers need more education to better answer callers' questions.

There's More to a Call Center Than Just 'Calls'
Social media has firmly cemented its place in society. Now call centers need to get on board as well, so that those using it have another way to reach out for help.

Call Center Software Helps: Happier Workers Helps More
A new published report backs up the idea that remote call center agents can be a strong asset to any company if given the chance.

When is a Dialer Not a Dialer?
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) prohibits making any autodialed call or text message to cell phones without the called party's prior express consent.

ACD, IVR Offerings with inContact a New Customer
The leading provider of cloud contact center software and contact center agent optimization tools, inContact, is continuing with its impressive year of new clients and expansions.

Dialing for Dollars: inContact Helps Health Biz Thrive
inContact's many call center offerings are being used to help Colorado-based MINDBODY expand its business and keep customers coming back for more.

Dialing Depression? Contact Center Workers Need a Boost
An online story recently addressed the demands that are placed on call center workers and how those demands can have very real physical and emotional tolls on those workers.

APAC Call Centers Easing Off Technology for a Better 'Customer Experience'
A new report says the contact center industry has shown some reluctance to invest in application technology, and is putting more effort into improving customer experience.

Government Call Center Easily Manages ACA Inquiries
The Department of Health and Human Services said that more than one million people had visited healthcare.gov as of November 17 and its call center handled more than 200,000 calls over the weekend.

Positive Customer Experience Starts with 'Hello'
According to a new report, 25% of online revenue is lost because of a bad customer experience. You can attract all the traffic you want, but it does little good if customers leave you and go to a competitor.

Dialing for Dollars? inContact Posts Strong Numbers for Q3
inContact just came out with its earnings report, and numbers were good thanks in part to the company's many solid offerings in the contact center space.

Ups and Downs: Layoffs, then Hiring for one Telecom Company
Two hundred new jobs are expected at a newly minted call center.

Court Rules on Autodialer Under TCPA Rules
Companies that use a third-party Web-based platform to text customers or potential customers are not in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or TCPA.

Build Workers' Trust, and the Rest Will Follow
In the tech industry, buzzwords and "buzz-phrases" come and go almost daily. But one that's starting to show some strong staying power is the term "employee engagement."

Dialing Up Success: inContact Names Award Winners
inContact recently recognized a number of outstanding clients with its "Mojo Awards" at ICUC, the inContact User Conference, held this year in Orlando, Fla.

As Technology Changes, So Must the Contact Center
Millennials are more likely to consult their social networks online for a purchase than an industry expert. When they need support, they prefer to go online to find a solution before speaking to a CSR.

Dialer Software Part of New Package for Financial Call Center
inContact, a provider of cloud contact center software and contact center agent optimization tools, has announced that its core cloud platform has been selected by a leading financial institution.

Dialing Up the Best Call Center Partner Makes Strong Business Sense
Call centers have become an integral part of every business as they have a dedicated team to handle customer requests and complaints.

Where are Indian Call Centers Going? The Philippines
A new study says India has seen a recent exodus of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) from its shores, and most of these businesses have made the Philippines their new home.

New Customer To Benefit from inContact Cloud Center
A global player in safety products and services announced it has selected inContact's award-winning cloud contact center platform for its own purposes.

Contact Centers: Getting Better All the Time
When it comes to contact center customer service, a new report says about 60 percent of consumers reported they've seen an improvement in the service since 2013.

Be Proactive in Building Valuable Customer Loyalty
Each time a contact center interacts with a customer, the primary goal (of course) is to answer the customer's question or resolve a problem. While this should be goal number one, there is another, more subtle goal: build customer loyalty and ensure that individual keeps coming back. While some companies are competent at the first task, the second goal is much more challenging. "Keeping customers happy" doesn't have a simple recipe or checklist to follow.

Tips for Selecting an Outbound Contact Center Services Provider
While outsourced outbound contact center services are a good option for many companies who wish to put their outbound campaigns in the hands of professionals, it's critical to examine the details. There are vast chasms of quality between different outsourced services providers. Before you look, know what you want.

Cloud Aids Call Center Dialing
The cloud is an attractive place for the contact center market, as it allows companies to expand their horizons without investing the necessary dollars to support a brick-and-mortar build-out.

Feedback Boosted by inContact Solution
inContact, a provider of cloud contact center software, has announced that a major utility has chosen its ECHO customer survey solution.

inContact Demonstrates Cloud-Based Expertise
inContact, provider of cloud contact center software and contact center agent optimization tools, announced it has moved the on-premises operations of a provider of residential and commercial services to the cloud.

Call Center Fraud a Rising Concern
A new report, "Preventing fraud in the call center: Use voice biometrics, phone printing," addresses the issue of call center fraud and the steps operators can take to mitigate this threat.

Fraud Worries? Contact Center Data Can Help
In the cat-and-mouse game that is fraud prevention, the contact center is an underutilized resource for those looking to prevent fraudulent banking activity.

Contact Center Hiring is on the Upswing
The U.S. call center industry, after taking years of hits when the recession first began in 2008, seems to be looking brighter as of late. Many companies that were laying people off are now taking on call center agents in large numbers.

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As a leading pre-paid landline telephone service provider, New Talk provides a vital service to customers with less than perfect credit or those who prefer not to divulge their personal identification data just to get a phone.


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inContact Dialer
The inContact Dialer combines state-of-the art inbound contact handling with full-featured campaign-based outbound dialing to maximize agent productivity.

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inContact Platform 2.0
Our award-winning call center software platform improves agent performance, reduces operational expenditure and increases profitability.


Dialer Software - Improving Collections: Efforts with Innovative Cloud Contact Center Technology

Improving Collections: Efforts with Innovative Cloud Contact Center Technology
Technology has helped improve outbound calling's collections efforts over the years, but at the same time a great deal of complexity has impacted the collections process.

Dialer Software - Outbound Calling: Superior Productivity & Customer Experience Unite Creating

Outbound Calling: Superior Productivity & Customer Experience Unite Creating
Today there's an unstoppable trend in motion. It's a shift of power from companies to customers. And it's accelerating. Technology may be the greatest enabler of this shift. Like Moore's Law, the shift is exponential.

Dialer Software Being Proactive and Generating Results

Being Proactive and Generating Results
Customers share a great deal about themselves through their interactions with companies. Whether they show interest in a product on a company's website or ask for help with a problem they may be encountering during checkout, such cross-channel interactions provide a goldmine of data.

Dialer Software Don't Let Outdated Telephony
Hardware Slow You Down

Don't Let Outdated Telephony Hardware Slow You Down
While contact center leaders are proficient in managing the complexities of agent-based centers in order to provide excellent customer support, the world of telecommunications, telephony hardware, and long distance service providers can be foreign, confusing and distracting.


The Next Revolution: Cloud Computing

The Next Revolution: Cloud Computing
It's never been a better time to have your head in the clouds-cloud-based software, that is. Call centers throughout the nation are increasingly turning to cloudbased call center solutions.