Canadian National Do Not Call List..It’s Free~

It’s fairly straight forward a “Do Not Call” List but does the list actually work? Yesterday was the breaking point for me when I figured there has to be a way to stop these people from taking valuable time away from me, even if for merely seconds. If you add up all those seconds over the course of a year even if it adds up to one hour, that’s one hour I’ll never get back.  I’ve allowed these annoying phone calls to take that hour away from me. Sounds silly but at one point or another you have done the same. Who do you call with all these telemarketing complaints? Who are these people calling that are trying to convince us we have a virus on our computer or to buy something we don’t need? Telemarketers and scammers, that’s who! Telemarketing is a means of direct marketing to the customers, similar to someone who comes right to your front door. The only difference is you can’t chase a telephone call like you can a front door salesman. Now I’m not suggesting that, I’m merely stating the obvious. Telemarketers are people who sell or market products mainly through unsolicited phone calls […]

Haggling the Best Deal with your Communications Company

Do you call your cable company annually to negotiate a better deal? If not, read this post to learn how you can save yourself and your family money each year with a simple call. Haggling with your communications company may seem like a pain in the back side but with high competition for services it’s worth the time it takes to talk to a customer retention agent. Every year I shake my head when I do the yearly round-up of our expenditures with Rogers Cable. I must admit that I have lowered these costs over the years but am looking to downsize them. Sure I have some of the best Rogers retention plans going but sometimes they make it difficult to want to continue being a long time client of theirs. The cancellation department also handles the retention phone calls for customers who have promotions coming to an end. Essentially all they are is a customer service representative with retention strategies to try and keep you as a customer. They are the people who can boost your savings depending on your needs and how well a customer you are. Rogers client retention may not seem like a big deal when you are […]