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  1. The Grasshopper Outage: Co-Founders Response

    by Published in News & Updates on

    On Tuesday & Wednesday Grasshopper experienced a major outage unlike anything we’ve experienced since launching 8 years ago (For details please read the full explanation below). In short, we had major hardware failure and our disaster recovery systems that we’ve spent millions of dollars on did not work as designed. Although outages are inevitable with […]

  2. 4 Common Web Design Pitfalls & How to Remedy Them

    by Published in Customer Spotlights on

    This guest post is by Alex Stetson, a web marketer for Super Web-O-Matic; Webomatic is a Boston-based business that brings high-end web design to main street businesses in an affordable website package. So your business is up and running. You have customers, you’re getting calls but you aren’t getting as many leads from your website […]

  3. Spam Calls: How & Why They’re Happening

    by Published in News & Updates, Toll Free & Local Numbers, Virtual Office, Virtual PBX on

    Trust us, those calls aren’t from Grasshopper, and we’re working to stop the spam call issue. We hate spammers just as much as you do! We’ve received quite a few reports from customers about “Grasshopper spam calls,” which brought our attention to the growing problem of caller ID spoofing and robocalls. We want to take […]

  4. 5 Tips for the New Social Media Manager (or Kid)

    by Published in Customer Spotlights, Marketing & Brands, Small Business, Tips & Tricks on

    Guest Post This guest post is written by Gerry Praysman. Gerry is the resident Buzz Marketer at Brainshark, the leading provider of on-demand video presentations anytime, anywhere. The college graduation season is behind us and a fresh batch of wily youngsters is inundating the workforce. One of the fastest growing job opportunities today is in […]

  5. How to Create a Big Splash at a Huge Conference (SXSW 2010)

    by Published in Events, Marketing & Brands on

    Being in the Buzz, Community, and Viral Marketing world one thing I have always struggled with is how to really get noticed at a big conference. Most recently was South by South West (SXSW), a technology, music, and film festival jammed into one, hosted every year in Austin, TX. In fact SXSW is so big […]