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9 min ago | Holtville Tribune

FTC Seeks Public Comment on Its Telemarketing Sales Rule

As part of its ongoing review of the rules and regulations it enforces, the Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on its Telemarketing Sales Rule .

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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Recent Time Share Busts in the US

Selling your timeshare once and for all can be seemingly impossible these days. Many folks across the country are trying to get out of the "Black Hole" and stop paying hefty fees that are associated with owning these vacation properties.

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8 hrs ago | WECT-TV Wilmington

Your Turn: 'It's $8.99 per minute to talk to me'

I have registered with the National Do Not Call list several times, but I still get calls from telemarketers that are using the loopholes to call me in the middle of a sound sleep.

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Related Topix: The National, Entertainment, Television

10 hrs ago | Printing Impressions

McNelliea s Restaurant: Personalized Maps Drive Traffic to New Location - PODi Case Study

McNellie's is a restaurant chain based in Tulsa, OK. The downtown McNellie's location is well known and usually packed.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Marketing, Direct Mail

10 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars

Chris Hayes Rips The Curtain Away From Conservative Fundraising Scams

This excellent report about how the right wing scams small donors via direct mail is long overdue, and Base Connect is only one of many offenders .

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Related Topix: Direct Mail, Social Security, Personal Finance, Irving, TX, US News, Liberal Political News

14 hrs ago | Computing.co.uk

Is your job threatened by automation?

The future looks bright for occupational therapists and choreographers - but bleak for telemarketers and insurance underwriters.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

17 hrs ago | DM News

All the Post Office Needs Is a Little Repackaging

If big mailers want Standard Mail prices kept in line, they need to root, root, root for the Postal Service shipping team.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail

21 hrs ago | Business Wire

J&L Marketing Announces New Company President

Joseph has named Jamil Zabaneh as the new president of J&L Marketing. Founded in 1991, J&L Marketing has grown under Joseph's leadership from a 2-person company located in a 250 square foot office to a 98-employee, multi-million dollar organization that includes two Louisville office locations and an in-house printing facility.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Direct Mail

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WWLP

Consumers faced a lot of problems this past year

It's something you've probably experienced, telemarketers who don't let up. According to consumer protection agencies, telemarketing is this year's fastest growing complaint.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, West Springfield, MA

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Make telemarketers pay you

According to the Telephone Consumers Protection Act or TCPA, it is illegal for a telemarketer to call a number registered on a 'do not call' list.

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USA Today

Elder abuse, telemarketing consumer complaints growing

Elder abuse, telemarketing consumer complaints growing Elder abuse, telemarketing complaints growing.

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Digital Post Production

Suitelife Vacations Club pays $20,000 in penalties for violating Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules

The company also agreed to end its previous telemarketing practices. Acting on complaints submitted by Canadians, the CRTC investigated Suitelife for alleged violations of the Unsolicited Telecommunications Rules.

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ABC News

What Bugs Consumers the Most? Top 10 Complaints Ranked

Complaints about pesky telemarketers continue to tick off consumers, making it the fastest-growing gripe of 2013, according to consumer protection offices around the country.

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Kansas

Bizcommunity

Reaching the right customer at the right time

The ability to reach the right customer with the right offer at the right time, through the right channel, would be an incredible competitive differentiator for any business, and would guarantee a really successful marketing campaign.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Direct Mail

Bizcommunity

Direct marketing and your right to privacy

The Consumer Protection Act of 2008 contains several provisions dealing with various marketing strategies, including bait marketing, trade coupons, promotional competitions, and loyalty programmes.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail, Marketing

ABC News

Seniors warned of telemarketing tactic

Consumer Protection says a company is calling post codes in the region posing as a health provider and asking to speak to residents about health and wellbeing.

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Related Topix: Health Care Provider, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Arizona Republic

AG shuts down 2 telemarketing firms

AG shuts down 2 telemarketing firms PHOENIX -- Two Phoenix telemarketing firms shut down; owner fined, blocked from running similar businesses.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Putting a stop to annoying telemarketing phone calls

If you have a phone, you know the frustration that comes with unsolicited calls.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL

Target Marketing Magazine

1 USPS, Many Opinions

's comment on TargetMarketingMag.com really put a stamp on it. If marketers want to stir up a discussion, all they have to do is mention the U.S. Postal Service.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Ogallala, NE, Opinion

Valley News Live

Caller ID Scam Hits Midwest

The call also states that you can opt out of future calls by pressing one. But if you do this you are likely to receive more calls from other companies.

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