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August 20, 2020

Improve Cash Flow with Accounts Receivable for Home Services Providers

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 26% of outstanding invoices go uncollected after just three months. That number jumps to 70% at six months and increases to a whopping 90% at the [...]

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August 13, 2020

The Value of 24/7 Sales and Support

Imagine a homeowner who works during the day at an all-consuming job. After they get home and eat dinner, they finally have time to tackle some long-neglected chores. Do the [...]

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August 1, 2020

The ABC’s of a Family Business & Successful Partnership

Background Headquarters: Dallas, TX Locations/Offices: 7 # of Employees: 215 PCT Top 100: #28 (2020) ABC is a family business. Starting humbly in San Antonio with one small branch specializing [...]

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July 20, 2020

Slingshot’s around-the-clock, virtual sales support helps powerhouse Anticimex across it’s many brands to solve seasonality, training, and turnover challenges. Lehi, UT — July 21, 2020 – Slingshot, the customer engagement and sales [...]

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July 15, 2020

Slingshot and Voice for Pest announce a unique integration that will allow pest management professionals (PMP) to manage, monitor, and analyze client call data within Slingshot’s platform. LEHI, UTAH, July [...]

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July 13, 2020

Voicemails Are Dead Leads! What Can You Do?

You work hard to market your home services business and bring in new leads. Interested consumers hear your catchy radio jingle, see the slick billboard that cost you a pretty [...]

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January 31, 2018

Fear and Trembling

5 Benefits Of Live Chat It’s happened again. You called with the express purpose of leaving a voicemail – a tidy, semi-scripted transmission complete with all the pertinent facts and [...]

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October 1, 2017

Who’s Laughing Now?

On a spring day in 2000, Reed Hastings strolled into the Dallas headquarters of Blockbuster Entertainment, LLC. Hastings, founder of an upstart entertainment company, had a simple proposition for the [...]

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