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2 hrs ago | MarketWatch

10 things: 10 things telemarketers won't tell you

Anyone who's ever had a meal or a TV broadcast interrupted by a sales call knows that telemarketers are far from popular; indeed, telemarketing abuse is the nation's fastest-growing consumer-complaint topic, according to a report released in July by consumer advocates .

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Related Topix: Outsourcing

Thu Aug 28, 2014

South China Morning Post

Don't let row between watchdog and bureau obscure facts on cold calling

A Privacy Commission report suggests that the law banning pre-recorded promotional messages should be widened to cover person-to-person calls.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Hispanic Business

NH Securities Bureau Settles Action with National Broker--Dealer over ...

During its investigation of ICC, the Bureau focused on two different areas of concern, the sale of unsuitable alternative investments and the violative telemarketing practices of ICC agents.

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Related Topix: REIT, Personal Finance

Wed Aug 27, 2014

jdsupra.com

Making A Federal Case Out Of State Taxes

The U.S. Supreme Court will have an opportunity to clarify the circumstances under which state taxes may be challenged in federal court.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Direct Mail

Roll Call

Senate GOP Bets on Jeff Larson to Help Ride to Majority in 2014

One of the times Jeff Larson offered to help the Republican Party, he ended up with a $130,000 credit card bill for Sarah Palin's wardrobe.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Byron Dorgan, US Senate, Democrat, Grand Forks, ND, University of North Dakota, Senator Al Franken

PR-inside.com

Baker Goodchild launches new website pages for Printers and SME's

Birmingham-based direct mail fulfilment and print management services provider, Baker Goodchild, has announced the launch of new additional pages to its recently updated and enhanced website, with particular emphasis on guidance and tips for Printers, Charities, Schools and Business Owners when using Direct Mail.

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Related Topix: Printers, Direct Mail, Marketing

Jerusalem Post

Don't take the money and run: How Israeli nonprofits should respond to donations

Nonprofits have issued a multitude of requests for funding: by mail, by phone calls made by telemarketing agencies, and by personal phone calls from their executives and board members.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Opinion

Sys-Con Media

Acorn International Announces Appointment of New Executive Chairman

The Board appointed Mr. , operating TV direct sales businesses, other direct sales platforms and a nationwide distribution network.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

Sys-Con Media

Every Market Media Launches State of the Art Consumer Database System

With exciting and innovative database solutions they are quickly becoming a front-runner in database technology and now may revolutionize the industry as we know it.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Hello, May I Help You Plan Your Final Months?

"My name is Kate. I'm a health care counselor," the gentle voice of the caller says from her cubicle in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Cherry Hill, NJ, Medicine

The Review

Zane Michael Carter, 24

The son of Marvin Quinn Carter and Bernadette Carter, he was born in Steubenville, Ohio on Sept.

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Related Topix: Steubenville, OH, Wellsville, OH, Marietta College

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily Croton

How To Spot The Journal Membership Telemarketing Fraud

You can now get the attention of your consumers on the green without having possessing to be there.

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Entrepreneur Magazine

The 7 Key Parts of an Effective Direct Mail Sales Piece

In his book The Direct Mail Solution , direct marketing expert and entrepreneur Craig Simpson provides easy-to-follow solutions for creating direct mail campaigns that work! In this edited excerpt, the author outlines the seven critical parts you should include in every direct mail sales piece.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail, Marketing

MediaPost

Share on Google+

Twitter, Path and other tech companies are asking a federal appellate court to make it harder for consumers to win class-action lawsuits over unwanted SMS messages.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Pennsylvania, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

JD Supra

For Whom the Ring Tones: TCPA Litigation and the Insurance Industry

Insurance companies are increasingly the subject of Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuits.

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Related Topix: Insurance, Marketing

PR-inside.com

Enterprise Ireland Funding Supports New Jobs in Maven TM

Maven TM, a leading B2B telemarketing and lead generation agency to the technology industry, is expanding its international business, with funding support from Government through Enterprise Ireland.

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Related Topix: Ireland, World News, Marketing

Politico

The 2014 digital ad juggernaut

A leading ad research firm recently estimated that more than $270 million will be spent across the country this cycle on digital campaign efforts - an 1,825 percent increase from 2010, when the first generation of tablet computers was just hitting the market.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, 2010, Startups, Facebook, WebMD, The Associates, New-Wave

Adweek

How Do You Brand Big Data?

Branding data is tough - and not just because many eyes glaze over when you start to talk about it.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail, Marketing

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Surety Bond Blog

Are Travel Agents Going to be Packing Their Bags?

This post is an entry for our $25,000 scholarship contest. The post was created by Emily Buck and may not always reflect the views of JW Surety Bonds.

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Cape Cod Times

Telemarketers' tactics spark concerns

Police and fire department officials on Cape Cod are urging residents to be cautious when giving donations to solicitors who say they are raising money for local first responders.

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Related Topix: Fire, Life, Charity , Hyannis, MA

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