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8 hrs ago | Business Opportunities Weblog

SlotGuard: Stop Junk Mail Before It Hits Your Mailbox

If you are like many people in the US, you are probably sick of seeing junk mail stacked up inside your mailbox. For many people, it just means taking an extra trip the the garbage can to throw it all away.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail, Marketing

11 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

Owner of Costa Rica call centre pleads guilty to defrauding elderly through sweepstakes scam

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here . The Caribbean is especially vulnerable to rising sea levels brought about by global warming.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Central America, North Carolina

19 hrs ago | The Fairfield Ledger

Des Moines - Attorney General Tom Miller is urging the Federal...

Attorney General Tom Miller is urging the Federal Communications Commission to allow phone companies to use call-blocking technologies to better protect consumers from unwanted calls and scams. Call-blocking technologies, such as NoMoRobo, Call Control, and Telemarketing Guard, enable phone carriers to identify and block unwelcome sales calls at their customers' request.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Iowa

20 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Hagan holds slight lead over Tillis in new Elon poll

The Elon University poll has found Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan leading Republican challenger Thom Tillis, speaker of the N.C. House, 45 to 41 percent among likely voters, though the lead is close to the poll's margin of error. Some 1,078 North Carolina residents were polled by telephone.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Elon University

Yesterday | Hispanic Business

Youngevity Intl. (YGYI) Announces Closing of Private Placement Offering

The Warrants are exercisable for five years after the closing date of the Purchase Agreement. For each of principal amount of Notes, the holder received a warrant to purchase up to 391,304 shares of the Company's common stock at , to fund the purchase of K-Cup manufacturing capabilities, and intends to execute its option to acquire a second coffee plantation that will, when acquired, double the Company's coffee bean growing area in Matagalpa, coffee plantations and processing plant and for the purchase of green coffee to continue to accelerate the growth on its newly formed green coffee division.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee

Yesterday | Response

Personable, Proactive, Powerful

As Greg Renker prepares for a rare public discussion of Guthy-Renker's marketing vision, he shares his thoughts on direct response's past, present and future. "We are clearer now about our responsibility to meet the future than ever before," says Greg Renker, founding partner and co-chairman of Guthy-Renker LLC, based in Santa Monica, Calif., and with offices in Palm Desert, Calif., near the homes of Renker and co-founder Bill Guthy.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Palm Desert, CA, Direct Mail

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Radio Ink

(SALES) Where Is The Money?

In my last Radio Ink blog, I mentioned that radio is not a zero-sum game and that it's not other radio stations that are your competition, it is other media. Do you know who your competition is? Here's a test.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail, Marketing

More Monmouth Musings

Democrats Push Polling in Monmouth County

Senator Cory Booker and freeholder candidates Larry Luttrell and Joe Grillo have deployed a campaign tactic dubbed "unethical" and "fraudulent" by the American Association of Public Opinion Research. photo via facebook The Democratic Party is deploying a controversial campaign tactic known as "Push Polling" in Monmouth County on behalf of Senator Cory Booker and their county freeholder candidates.

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Related Topix: Monmouth County, NJ, Cory Booker, Freehold, NJ

Richmond County Daily Journal

AG Cooper asks FCC to allow robocall-blocking

Technology is available to help block annoying robocalls and telephone companies should be using it, Attorney General Roy Cooper said this week. Cooper joined 38 other state attorneys general on Tuesday to urge the Federal Communications Commission to allow phone companies to use call-blocking technologies that would better protect consumers from unwanted calls and scams.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Star Tribune

A feeling of betrayal by "Do Not Call"

That doesn't include the zillions who never file complaints about the nightly interruptions by Rachel from Cardholder Services and her prerecorded cronies. Yet the man at the helm of the Do Not Call registry says that's not a sign that the decade-old list is failing.

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Related Topix: Macalester College

Customer Interaction Solutions

Meng Bill to Quash Widespread Telephone Scam Targeting and Defrauding ...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 -- Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y. , issued the following news release: Bipartisan legislation sponsored by U.S. Rep. Grace Meng to quash a widespread telephone scheme that has targeted and defrauded millions of Americans - including New Yorkers - passed the full House of Representatives last night.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Grace Meng, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, New York, NY, Queens, NY, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Attention, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Family

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Harlan Daily Enterprise

FCC urged to allow use of call-bloc...

Attorney General Jack Conway has urged the Federal Communications Commission to allow phone companies to utilize call-blocking technologies that would better protect consumers from unwanted calls and scams. Call-blocking technologies, such as "NoMoRobo," "Call Control" and "Telemarketing Guard," have been developed to enable phone carriers to identify and block unwelcome sales calls at their customers' request.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Kentucky, Kentucky Government, us Travel, Travel

Holtville Tribune

FTC Stops Marketers of Phony Health Care 'Discount' Schemes Directed at Older Americans and Spanish-Speaking Consumers

The Federal Trade Commission has halted two health care scams that were designed to trick consumers into paying for phony "discount" cards, which the scammers falsely claimed would provide consumers with health insurance, or help them pay for prescription drugs. Under settlements with the FTC and a default judgment entered by the court, the operators of a drug discount scheme directed at seniors have been banned from selling healthcare-related benefits or discount programs.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Weston, WI, Prison

WebWire

In a Recent Update, Exact Data Cleans Existing Records, Adds New Ones ...

Exact Data, a privately owned Chicago company recently completed an update to its compiled database of business-to-business records. Already containing over 54 million records, millions more were added overall.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Direct Mail

Bizcommunity

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Don't miss Marketing and Media News to go>> with @Bizwazza Every Thursday at 9am For the hottest interviews, insights and issues from African and South African marketing, media, digital and ad industry leaders Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media Radio Show . Guests may be interviewed live in 2OV's Cape Town studio, or may call in via Skype from anywhere.

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Related Topix: South Africa, World News, Direct Mail

PR-inside.com

Malaysia non-life insurance market: $4.1 billion industry estimated during 2012

Supported by these factors, the non-life insurance segments value increased from MYR9.5 billion in 2008 to MYR12.7 billion in 2012, at a CAGR of 7.4%. The segment is expected to record a forecast-period CAGR of 6.5% to reach MYR17.3 billion in 2017, supported by the countrys GDP growth at a forecast-period CAGR of 5.2%.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Marketing, Science / Technology, Internet

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Calls for call blocking to cut off illegal robocalls

There's a new push to stop telemarketers from calling your home, but while Hoosiers want relief, you might be surprised to learn who is against it. Even with the nation's toughest "Do Not Call" law, they keep coming to Indiana phones.

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Related Topix: Indiana

WebWire

First-Time Franchisee Assumes Ownership of Charlotte, N.C., Valpak Territory

Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announced today that Patti Neeley has acquired the Valpak of Charlotte , N.C. territory. As a former Valpak sales representative, Neeley brings 25 years of advertising sales experience to the business.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Direct Mail

WBAY-TV Green Bay

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A telemarketing company will pay $50,000 for violating Wisconsin's Do Not Call law, according to the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. Officials say Versatile Marketing Solutions, Inc. out of Rhode Island repeatedly called numbers on the registry over a three-year period.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Agriculture, Science, Marketing, Oshkosh, WI

Target Marketing Magazine

Data Driven : Finding Data and Design Opportunities to Create Holistic Marketing Campaigns

In Data Driven this year, we have explored opportunities unfolding in real time within the world of data-driven marketing. Data and design are not often part of the same conversation - but in a truly holistic campaign, they should be.

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