Custom Toll Free Named in 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies by Puget Sound Business Journal

The Puget Sound Business Journal has named The Rugly Group d.b.a Custom Toll Free as a 2011 Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Company. Custom Toll Free and the other companies listed are to be profiled in the October 14th, 2011 special publication and honored at an event on October 12th, 2011 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA.

According to the PSBJ website, “This is the 16th year for the Business Journal’s flagship award program. Each year, companies vie for a coveted spot on this dynamic list. To be considered, each must submit to the Business Journal its revenue figures for the past three years. Companies with the highest percentage revenue growth between 2008 and 2010 make the list…”

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W.V. Gazette: Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com Wants an Internet Tax

The West Virgina gazette is reporting that “Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos recently declared that he would welcome a federal law setting nationwide sales tax collection rules for online and catalog sales.”

http://wvgazette.com/Opinion/Editorials/201106070734

the WVGazette is attempting to propagandize an Internet Sales Tax, stating that online retailers that sell to West Virgina residents are “evading” state sales tax.

The WVGazette should be taken very lightly on their words before you consider that they are trying to push a government agenda to tax People more.

Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com should be called out on how he benefits from his attempts to push the same propaganda.

Free Marketing Advances

You are so lucky to have to have this article (and this in the answer to your prayers!) Many new business owners are not aware of the scams that are out there regarding marketing. One of the main problems is the charging from advertising executives to secure a toll free number. You no longer have to pay for someone else to get you these services – it’s easy to get it for yourself from a prominent and reputable provider. Get the FULL list of providers here!

Be a Better Business

You simply cannot be as effective a business without having a toll free number. Experts say that consumers recognize that many of the advantages of 1-800 numbers outweigh standard local phone service. Toll free service is becoming increasingly common with parents wishing to keep in close contact with children and teens. Businesses with a 1-800 number see increases in sales, word of mouth referrals and a decrease in product returns. Standard local phone service does not provide any of these advantages. Get more information on this pressing matter here.

Waiting to Order a Toll Free Could Be a Big Mistake

With the supply of available 800 numbers dwindling and no immediate plans by the FCC to launch additional numbers, experts advise that business owners and others interested in securing an 800 number should invest today.

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You Could Miss Out While Waiting to Establish Toll Free Service

With the supply continuing to drop while demand increased, 866 numbers were added in the year 2000. Eight years later, supplies are now at all all-time low.

A plea for unused numbers to be released offered a brief reprieve earlier this year. But within weeks, the supply dropped again as thousands of new subscribers invested in toll free service each and every day.

Toll free service has become a staple for businesses, organizations, and not-for-profits. According to reports, 98% of Americans use toll free numbers regularly. Businesses can see increases of as much as 600 percent if an advertisement includes a 1-800 number.

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ALL Businesses Need a Toll Free Number

An older study indicated that businesses with 20% or more of their clients out of state needed to get a toll free number. The numbers have rapidly changed since then because of growing internet use and the ability to gain a client and ship products. Many small and start up companies are actually getting repeat business by having a website and even having vacationers request their products via phone – this is big!

Read the other study here.

If You’re Thinking About Investing in an 800 Number Don’t Hesitate

More than two-thirds of the available supply of 800, 888, 877, and 866 numbers are taken and millions of new subscribers are registering every year. Business owners who wait much longer to obtain a number might find themselves out of luck. In a competitive market, a toll free number is a valuable commodity for every business.

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The Time to Invest In An 800 Number Is Now

Toll free service has become a staple for businesses, organizations, and not-for-profits. According to reports, 98% of Americans use toll free numbers regularly. Businesses can see increases of as much as 600 percent if an advertisement includes a 1-800 number. Toll free numbers increase market reach, enhance customer confidence, establish recognition of brand image, and sustain businesses during times of a weak economy.

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Giving It Up

If you have a toll free number that you are not using, you may soon be asked to give that number up for someone who may get more use out of it. Of course, many people don’t want to do this and are trying to urge the government to release new area codes instead. What would you vote for?