The 411 on Call Routing

Call Routing is defined as the process that is used to route the telephone calls across the public switched telephone network. The process used is same as that of the call that is made between the phones in the same locality or between two continents. Whenever a call is made for routing, the number called or the destination number is dialed by the calling party into their own terminal. The number called has two numbers, a prefix that identifies the geographical location of the number called Read more [...]

Vanity 800 Numbers – The Sizzle of Toll Free Numbers

Vanity 800 numbers are one of the great ways of improving the image of one’s business. It is a great way of getting good returns on your investment in advertising. It is a great means of branding and advertising. Some of the most common vanity numbers are 1-800-FLOWERS and 1-800-MICROSOFT. The mnemonic words which are used in these vanity numbers can be 7 or more digits as shown in the example given above. To look for a number which is right for you, you just need a word or phrase that you Read more [...]

Dial800 Marks Silver Jubilee

Call Tracking, Call Routing, and 800 Numbers Dial800 observed its 25th anniversary recently. The Los Angeles company, which specializes in call routing and call tracking for advertisers, began as a service bureau specializing in memorable 1 800 numbers. Today, that bank of toll free numbers has grown to over 50,000 and helps fuel response for direct marketers and general advertisers. "In simple terms, we not only route calls, we give you more calls to route," intones Scott Richards, Dial800 Chairman. Read more [...]