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6 hrs ago | Reuters

Direct tobacco marketing linked to teen and adult smoking

Direct to consumer marketing of tobacco products is reaching significant numbers of teens, as well as young adults, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Marketing, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Direct Mail

8 hrs ago | Switched

How To Get Rid Of Telemarketers Once And For All

If your phone is ringing off the hook from telemarketers, you're not alone. The Federal Trade Commission receives as many as 200,000 complaints per month from consumers who are tired of receiving "robocalls" from businesses.

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12 hrs ago | BizReport

Avoidance a big reason for blocking calls

The Consumer Call Blocking study found that about one in five consumers have used a call blocking app or feature to avoid unwanted calls; of those who have used these features 65% report their reasoning as avoiding telemarketers.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WDIO

Call Center to Reopen in Eveleth Under New Ownership

The Eveleth telemarketing firm that closed earlier this month, taking more than 100 jobs with it, is reopening under a new owner.

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Related Topix: Eveleth, MN, Gilbert, MN

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Synchronization of Data within an ACD System

One or more interconnected computers are typically required whenever the task is too large for a single computer or where specific tasks are provided by different independent systems and the activities of the systems must be coordinated.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Computers

This Is Exeter

Find local Business Services with Exeter Express and Echo

At CMS we love Calling, Mailing and Sharing. We utilise the power of telemarketing, direct mail and social media for our clients.

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St. Petersburg Times

Valpak Direct Marketing to move headquarters from Largo to St. Petersburg

Valpak Direct Marketing Systems is moving its corporate headquarters from Largo to a St. Petersburg office park to get closer to its manufacturing center.

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Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, Largo, FL, Direct Mail, Marketing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WKOW-TV

Madison call center plans ten-fold increase in staff

Buoyed by state grants and tax credits totalling more than half a million dollars, a Madison telemarketing center plans to expand from fifty workers to four hundred fifty workers in a matter of months.

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Related Topix: Madison, WI, Sun Prairie, WI

JD Supra

FCC Tcpa Ruling Provides Guidance on Mobile App Messaging

On March 27, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission issued a Declaratory Ruling interpreting the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act as it relates to prerecorded and autodialed calls to cellular phones.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics, Social Software

Business Forms Labels & Systems

GPA's Starlight Photo Lustre Paper Drives Profitable Applications

According to a 2013 Direct Marketing Association study, 79 percent of consumers react to direct mail immediately, and 56 percent of those polled think printed marketing is the most trustworthy of all communication channels.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Direct Mail

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Yard & Garden

3 Quick Mid-season Direct Marketing Tips

Three things determine the success of a postcard marketing campaign. Each one is an opportunity for you to adjust your direct mail marketing to maximize your results for the second half of the busy season.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail

The Bennington Banner

Unwanted calls

It usually heralds a conversation with someone I don't like, news that someone's sick or dead, unpleasant family gossip, or maybe -- my favorite -- a telemarketer or wrong number.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Newsday

Levittown man sentenced to life in prison for plotting to kill a judge and prosecutor

Joseph Romano, left, and David Mirkovic in a government surveillance photo outside Romano's purported coin boiler room in Delray Beach , Fla.

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Related Topix: Levittown, NY

MyPrintResource.com

Growth and New Markets: The 2014 Inkjet Summit

The concept is relatively simple: find prospective buyers of high-speed inkjet equipment, pay their way to a resort location, and sit them down in front of the sponsors for case study presentations and one-on-one meetings.

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Related Topix: Printers, Direct Mail

Long Island Business News

Marketing lesson: How to build your own direct-mail campaign

Knowing all about your best customers is a key factor in targeted direct marketing.

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Related Topix: Direct Mail

Sat Apr 12, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Good customer service experience with E-ZPass

We screen our calls at home to avoid talking to telemarketers. They are a nuisance.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Attorney General Shares Top 10 Consumer Complaints For 2013; Do Not...

RALEIGH, N.C. : April 1st, 2014 - In 2013, 19,865 consumers filed complaints with the Consumer Protection Division of Attorney General Roy Cooper's Office.

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Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Best of 2007, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

JD Supra

TCPA Litigation Explosion Leads to Rule Clarifications

Congress enacted the Telephone Consumer Protection Act to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing, fax marketing, and prerecorded/auto-dialed phone calls.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Marketing, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

DM News

Get a Clue-on Marketing Productivity

Too often in the world of marketing work management, managers-and even team members-feel like they don't have a clue about their team's work or productivity.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Direct Mail, Games, Board Game

The Age

Startel fined $320,000 for misleading consumers

Phone company Startel has been fined $320,000 for misleading thousands of consumers targeted by telemarketers selling mobile phone plans.

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