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Is Your Contact Data Ready for Holiday Shopping?

As I write this article, it is now just over a month before the holiday shopping period that runs from Black Friday and Cyber Monday through the end of the year – a period that, for many retail and...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
October 22, 2019

What is RDI in Address Validation?

RDI or a Residential Indicator is a feature in our Address Validation products that indicates if the United States Postal Service (USPS) considers an address to be a residence or a business. It’s quite a...

Dylan Van Lant, Applications Support Technician
Dylan Van Lant
Applications Support Technician
October 17, 2019

What Can Phone Validation Do For Your Business?

What can phone validation tools do for you? If you do any telephone or SMS-based marketing or customer contact, they can do plenty, including: Open up more valid telephone leads Protect your...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
October 8, 2019

Reverse-Phone Look-Up: A Deep Dive

Our DOTS Geophone Plus, a reverse phone lookup service, is our top of the line phone validation service. This article provides a guided tour of some of the most important data that this product returns....

Jonas Shaefer, Director of Engineering
Jonas Shaefer
Director of Engineering
September 26, 2019

Why GPS Coordinates Look Wrong on Maps of China

Have you ever tried using Google Maps, Bing or other mapping services to bring up a map of China? If so then you may have noticed that satellite images do not match up with any of the geographic features...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
September 19, 2019

Lead Generation Quality: Trends and Directions

Leads are the lifeblood of most businesses. And everyone knows that lead quality is important. But exactly how important? A recent survey from research-based marketing firm Ascend2 puts some real...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
September 17, 2019