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5 hrs ago | KOLN-TV Lincoln

Aggressive Tactics on the Rise for Telemarketers

If it wasn't for the granddaughter of Margaret Brandenburgh, the 100-year-old likely would have been drained for as many pennies as telemarketer's could have got from her.

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6 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

VIDEO/Wisconsin: "Do Not Call" List

"Do Not Call" List. Although this video is from Wisconsin, it applies to anyone in the United States who has experienced pesky telemarketing calls and has wanted said calls to end.

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10 hrs ago | Fox News

'a Living Hell' Business owner fights back against caller Id scam

When Stayc Lafean launched a small towing company last month, spending $5,000 to print her new business phone number on trucks and advertisements, the Colorado woman never imagined she would fall victim to "caller ID spoofing" -- a scam in which virtually untraceable parties use someone else's number to disguise the identity of their own and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado

14 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

Wisconsin no-call list names becoming permanent Au...

Wisconsinites who are on the state's no-call list for telemarketers will be transferred to a federal list on August 1st.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Wisconsin Government

16 hrs ago | Direct Marketing News

MeritDirect Introduces Predictive Marketing Suite

New solutions include next logical product and customer lookalike modeling. The long-time direct marketing player announces it will open a San Jose office in September.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Direct Mail

22 hrs ago | Clickz

Old Tricks, New Dogs

While human expectations and behaviors have changed drastically in the past few years, many of the marketing fundamentals we still use today have been around for at least 100 years.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Public Relations, Direct Mail

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sunday Herald

Lacklustre results for sales call opt-outs

Phone users who sign up to the telemarketing opt-out Telephone Preference Service see their nuisance calls drop by just one-third, new figures show.

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Hispanic Business

Scams hit local residents; ask for bank account info

Scammers are back and are seeking to swindle hard working citizens out of their money.

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The Plain Dealer

Murder trial today, InfoCision settles telemarketing lawsuit, Akron...

Dashanon Haywood, 23, could be sentenced to death if convicted of aggravated murder.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH

WSOCTV

Former telemarketer reveals how to stop sales calls for good

A former telemarketer is revealing how you can stop unwanted calls from phone marketers.

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ComputerWorld

In brief: ACMA issues warning for Do Not Call breaches

Telco Service Holdings has been issued with a formal warning after breaching Do Not Call provisions, the Australian Communications and Media Authority revealed today.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

JD Supra

United States Supreme Court to Review Ruling in Direct Marketing

On July 1, 2014, the United States Supreme Court agreed to review the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Direct Marketing Association v.

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Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Direct Mail, US Supreme Court, Colorado, Colorado Government

WMTX-FM Tampa

How To Get Rid Of Pesky Telemarketers

PHOTO: Shutterstock/ Kakigori Studio All you need to say is "Please put me on your Do Not Call List" and they should hang up.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL

Brandon Sun

Four Toronto companies pay $84,000 for alleged violation of telemarketing rules

Four Toronto-area companies have paid $84,000 in penalties for allegedly violating telemarketing rules by calling people registered on the National Do Not Call List, Canada's telecom regulator said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: List, Electronic, Pegasus

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Do Not Call

Pennsylvanians who want to add their phone numbers to the state's Do Not Call list can register online at dnc.attorneygeneral.gov or call 1-888-777-3406.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania

CNN

Is the age of Direct Mail over for charities?

A recent report has raised important questions about the future of fundraising for UK charities.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail, Life, Charity , Marketing

AFPnet.org

This Week's Top Ten: How Storytelling Defines Your Brand

There's so much information online that you're bound to have missed some of it. Here are some of the top items, articles and ideas you need to know so you can keep up-to-date and find success.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail, Marketing

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Response

Orgs Tangle Over Marketplace Fairness Act

WASHINGTON An apparent attempt by U.S. Senators to get backdoor passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act , which would allow states to tax remote Internet and catalog sales, has upset marketing industry organizations.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Broadband, Direct Mail

Ohio.com

InfoCision settles class-action lawsuit over charity telemarketing

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Mayfield Heights, OH, Cuyahoga County, OH

Target Marketing Magazine

Mailing List Survival Guide

Everyone who uses direct mail needs to know this. If shouting it from the top of a mountain would help, I'd do it.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail

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