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Four Reasons Why Smart Business Owners Love SMS and MMS

Today, companies are competing in a world where more people have a mobile phone than a toilet or toothbrush. In this mobile-minded age, one of the most powerful ways for businesses to engage and...Read more

Three Avant-garde Ways to Boost Business with SMS and MMS

Smartphone technology has vastly matured since the launch of the original iPhone. Stronger computing power and improved networking speeds have enabled providers to roll out a slew of next-generation...Read more

SMS and MMS: What’s the Difference?

In a world where half of customers prefer texting for service and support, short message service (SMS) and multimedia message service (MMS) have become vital for engagement and retention. A 2014...Read more

The 411 on Location Tracking for E911

Location tracking seems to be the most neglected, albeit crucial, aspect of E911 today. With over 150,000 emergency wireless calls being made in the U.S. each day, it’s good to see the FCC mandating...Read more

Investing in E911: Three Fees to Know

Do a quick Google search and you’ll see that significant strides are currently being made to improve the nationwide implementation of E911—a service that automatically transmits a wireless caller’s...Read more

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What is SIP Trunking and How Can My Business Benefit?

At this point, many business owners have heard of SIP trunking; however, they may not fully understand what the technology entails. That means they may not know if their business can benefit from it....Read more

Are Your Technical Mishaps Leaving You Exposed?

We’ve discussed in a few of our recent posts about technical pitfalls that you should look out for while running your VoIP business. We went over the steps you should take to better prepare yourself...Read more

Top 10 Technical Pitfalls When Running a VoIP Business: Part II

We're back! Last week we brought you the first half of our "Top 10 Technical Pitfalls When Running a VoIP Business". A week later here we are with the second half of the story. In this post we'll...Read more

Improve your Business Strategy with our new “Scalable Execution” eBook

If you've read our previous eBook, “How to Build an Industry Dominating Strategy,” then you learned how to build and apply an industry dominating strategy that is properly positioned with your...Read more

Top 10 Technical Pitfalls When Running a VoIP Business: Part I

We all know that businesses never run as smoothly as we’d like them to. We try relentlessly to keep our business(es) running like a well-oiled machine. Unfortunately, every now and again there are...Read more

VI News

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Chat with Nat: Fastlane February

Hello Chat with Natters! While it seemed January would never end, February is already starting to quickly fly by. We're almost at the midway point of the month. The long awaited ITEXPO has come and...Read more

Chat with Nat: A Super Kickoff to ITEXPO!

Greetings and salutations! The clock is just about to run out as we countdown to another trip to ITEXPO. Have you caught your complimentary ExpoPlus Pass yet? The link is below; get...Read more

Chat with Nat: ITEXPO, Openings, and Kudos

Welcome to the last Chat with Nat of the month. Normally it seems as if these months fly by, but January just keeps on going! We hope you were able to keep your resolutions and at least somewhat...Read more

Chat with Nat: We're Hiring!

Greetings everyone. We trust you made it safely through Friday the 13th and this past week. We went unscathed as well! Around here, we've been busy gearing up for ITEXPO, writing informative...Read more

Chat with Nat: ITEXPO, Awards, & Recognitions

Welcome to this week’s Chat with Nat. We've had a full week around the office--planning for ITEXPO, writing, celebrating, welcoming--and of course today, making sure not to walk under any ladders or...Read more

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Chat with Nat: Podcast and a Party

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on Feb 17, 2017 8:14:11 AM

Welcome to another edition of Chat with Nat! We had a great week of expressing our lovely sentiments for those around the office and we hope you had a sweet week, too. Let's get into this quick recap. Here's Chat with Nat: Podcast and a Party!

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Chat with Nat: Fastlane February

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on Feb 10, 2017 8:40:15 AM

Hello Chat with Natters! While it seemed January would never end, February is already starting to quickly fly by. We're almost at the midway point of the month. The long awaited ITEXPO has come and is about to be gone today. And we might as well take a moment right now to wish a Happy Valentines's Day to you VoIP lovers out there as Cupid's sweet day will be over by the next time we get together. See? Fast! So let's get started, here's Chat with Nat: Fastlane February. 

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Chat with Nat: A Super Kickoff to ITEXPO!

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on Feb 3, 2017 8:38:18 AM

Greetings and salutations! The clock is just about to run out as we countdown to another trip to ITEXPO. Have you caught your complimentary ExpoPlus Pass yet? The link is below; get access for this super event! Look for us at Booth 713--we can't wait to catch you there! We're just about packed and ready for kickoff. But before we tackle that, let's get to this chat. Here's Chat with Nat: A Super Kickoff to ITEXPO!

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Chat with Nat: ITEXPO, Openings, and Kudos

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on Jan 27, 2017 8:16:29 AM

Welcome to the last Chat with Nat of the month. Normally it seems as if these months fly by, but January just keeps on going! We hope you were able to keep your resolutions and at least somewhat chipped away at your goals for 2017. If not, that's a great goal to set for February! We have a quick wrap up for you today, so let's get to it. Here's Chat with Nat: ITEXPO, Openings, and Kudos.

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Chat with Nat: We're Hiring!

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on Jan 20, 2017 9:15:27 AM

Greetings everyone. We trust you made it safely through Friday the 13th and this past week. We went unscathed as well! Around here, we've been busy gearing up for ITEXPO, writing informative content to stimulate your minds next month, and fill up this ever-growing office of our ours. But before we get back to it, let's chat. Here's Chat with Nat: We're Hiring!

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Chat with Nat: ITEXPO, Awards, & Recognitions

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on Jan 13, 2017 8:38:44 AM

Welcome to this week’s Chat with Nat. We've had a full week around the office--planning for ITEXPO, writing, celebrating, welcoming--and of course today, making sure not to walk under any ladders or cross black cats. Before we get back to all of the above, let's go ahead and recap this week. Here's Chat with Nat: ITEXPO, Awards, & Recognitions.

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Chat with Nat: Welcome to 2017!

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on Jan 6, 2017 8:42:56 AM

Happy New Year everyone! Welcome to 2017 and the first installment of Chat with Nat for the year. If you’re new here, this is how it goes—we recap the week here at VoIP Innovations, catch you up on anything you may have missed, give you the inside scoop on any of the new happenings, and sometimes surprise you with announcements!

New readers and longtime followers alike, we thank you for joining us; it’s going to be a great year. Let’s get to our first recap; here’s Chat with Nat: Welcome to 2017!

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Chat with Nat: Goodbye 2016!

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on Dec 23, 2016 8:28:42 AM

Greetings and salutations, everyone. Can you believe this is the last Chat with Nat of the year? Time is not only flying, it's in hyped-up, super-speed mode like The Flash! It seems like only yesterday we were saying goodbye to 2015. Just as we suggested last year, go ahead and make reading our blog one of your New Year's Resolutions to keep all year long! Look for us to bring you more content in the way videos, infographics, and as always, informative posts you won't want to miss. So before we turn the page to a new year, let's look back at this week. Here's Chat with Nat: Goodbye 2016!

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Chat with Nat: Party, Birthday, Holidays, Oh My!

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on Dec 16, 2016 8:10:48 AM

Season's greetings to you! We are just about ready to wrap up the year as next week will be our last Chat of 2016. But before we completely wind down here in the blogging world of VI, there is still more to chat about. Let's go ahead and recap the busy week we've had around the office. Here's Chat with Nat: Party, Birthday, Holidays, Oh My!

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Chat with Nat: Giving Away ITEXPO Passes!

Posted by Cherie L. Steffen on Dec 9, 2016 8:11:42 AM

Greetings, Chat with Natters! Since we are smack dab in the middle of the giving season, we thought it was fitting to be in a giving mood. Our posts were big on giving some of our in-house experts a voice, giving you all the help you need to get out of sticky situations, and giving you the opportunity to chat with us in person. So let's get to all the giving in this week's edition. Here's Chat with Nat: Giving Away ITEXPO Passes!

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