Jun

26

2015

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Make Vacation Bible School an Actual Vacation

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Clear skies, full Bible studies, can’t lose. The heat index has shot upward and schools have let out. Suddenly, kids are stuck at home and bored. What better way to entertain kids for a week than five days of singing, playing, and fellowshipping — Vacation Bible School 2k15! As a past volunteer for VBS, I… Read more »

Apr

3

2015

[Blog]_easter_2015
3 Reminders for Easter Services

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Easter service is one of the biggest services of the year for churches; with special services all weekend long, including special events for children. We’ve gathered some great advice to remember when your services are in full swing. Creating a Story Dan Nygaard leads Hope Community, a missional church, in Fort Collins, Colorado. Instead of… Read more »

Mar

11

2015

[Blog]_Transfer-and-Connect-Announcement
Announcing Transfer & Connect Feature

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Today we are excited to announce what we call Transfer & Connect. This new broadcast feature allows your call recipients to be transferred directly to a number of your choosing – whether it be your cell phone, your desk, office or even a call center. Don’t worry about your limited capacity to take calls, we… Read more »

Nov

12

2014

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material-ui…The Internet Found Our UI Project

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tl;dr – Early Monday morning our UI project that we’ve been working on for the last few months, material-ui, was the top product on ProductHunt, made the front page of HackerNews and became a trending project on GitHub. Let’s just say it was Nerd Nirvana Monday! We are shocked and excited by the amount of… Read more »

Aug

22

2014

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What Happens When the Lights Go Out?

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A few weeks ago nearly 70,000 customers were without power in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas after storms swept through the area. While this wasn’t the first time, and it certainly won’t be the last time in that area, what was different was that Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell realized an issue. Campbell wanted those… Read more »

Jul

28

2014

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Your Company Needs You to Get Out of the Office!

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About five years ago, I received feedback from my team that they wanted me to take a lesser role in the day-to-day operations of Call-Em-All and focus more on leadership and vision. What a blessing that was! I had recently found a conference that I wanted to attend, but I was having trouble justifying whether… Read more »

Jul

24

2014

blog-higher-ed-texting
Revitalizing Student Communication through Texting

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In the last six months, I have fielded more questions about text messaging than ever before. Institutions of all types (public, private, small, large – you name it) are taking the necessary steps to research texting as a viable communication option on their campus.  They are learning how to embrace texting rather than rejecting the… Read more »

Jul

22

2014

blog-tcpa-staffing
Is it Legal? Automated Calling for the Staffing Industry

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The latest amendments to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), are nearing their one year anniversary. Yet, we still field questions from staffing companies about the legalities of using automated calling to contact their associates. We are happy to report that YES, you can contact employees and associates with group messages. Brad did a great… Read more »

Jul

9

2014

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Technology and the Future of Higher Ed

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The buzz about the future of Higher Ed has been circling for quite some time. As a (fairly) recent graduate, I’ve heard several discussions and forecasts of what college experiences will be like just a few short years from now which are both energizing and nerve-wracking. I recently stumbled across a Fast Co. Exist article,… Read more »

Jun

24

2014

blog-best-buy-tips
What Businesses Can Learn From Best Buy’s Settlement

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Early last week, the news came that Best Buy chose to settle their TCPA class action for $4.55 million. When the case was initially filed, Best Buy attempted to defend their use of an automated calling system as purely informational, and thus exempt from TCPA. They argued that alerting their customers of their rewards balance… Read more »