If there’s anyone out there that isn’t plagued by robocalls, I beg you; tell us how you’ve avoided them this long. For the rest of us mere mortals, it’s gotten to the point that we don’t answer the phone at all unless we absolutely know who is on the other end. Is there any solution to this scourge? Actually, there are a couple, and Glen lets you in on how easy it is to banish robocalls from your daily life.
Not to be outdone, Kimba reminds us that many of our clients (and maybe even some of us) overlook the basics of that social media standard – Facebook. She shares a list of essential things we may have forgotten to do when we set up our pages. Or, maybe we addressed the basics during setup, but they’re long overdue for some TLC. In either case,
here is the “must do” tasks for your Facebook account.
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Both these services keep annoying robocalls and telemarketers at bay. Each lets you choose to block the calls completely or just to notify you of the robocaller before you answer. Both use crowd-sourcing by their users to keep the list of spam callers up to date.
Winner of the FTC Robocall Challenge
Free for landlines (VoIP only). Supported on Comcast/Xfinity, Verizon FiOS, AT&T Uverse, Ooma, Vonage, MagicJack, and a ton of others.
Does not block charity callers, but DOES have an option to block political calls. Yeah, let that sink in while you remember what the last election was like.
Mobile support is iOS (iPhone) only at this time.
Pricing: Landline: free. Mobile: $1.99/device/month.
Mobile support only, but has apps for both Android (Google Play store) and iOS (Apple App Store).
You can create your own personal block list.
Partners with Samsung, ZTE and providers T-Mobile and AT&T
T-Mobile support is through their Name ID service (check T-Mobile for pricing)
AT&T support is through their Call Protect app (see AT&T for more info)
- Work on your bio/description
- Branded header
- CTA button
- Using Video
- Share others content
- Invite friends
- Boost post
- Use Insights
- Be consistent
Wise Stamp has a free level and an Awesome level which is $6 a month, paid annually at $72
Links from the Show
Hiya – https://hiya.com
Nomorobo – https://www.nomorobo.com
Wise Stamp – https://wisestamp.com