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  1. Grasshopper vs. Google Voice: What’s the Difference?

    by Published in News & Updates, Tips & Tricks, Toll Free & Local Numbers on

      With the launch of Google Voice this past year, awareness surrounding the virtual phone, virtual pbx, hosted pbx industry has skyrocketed, and here at Grasshopper we have been fortunate enough to enjoy the benefits. More awareness means more people wanting to know what a virtual number is, what a virtual phone system is, how […]

  2. 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 […]

  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. 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 […]

  5. Does Grasshopper Work Outside of the United States?

    by Published in News & Updates, Tips & Tricks on

    We’ve been getting a lot of questions from people on Twitter lately wondering if you can use Grasshopper outside of the United States. Since this seems to be a popular topic, we thought it would be helpful to share this information with all of you. The short answer to everyone’s question is yes, but there are a few gray areas.

  6. How Does Grasshopper Stack Up?

    by Published in News & Updates on

      When Grasshopper first launched in 2003 as GotVMail, there were few other companies providing virtual phone services. Eight years later, that’s no longer the case. With more competitors out there and businesses like Skype and Google Voice coming onto the scene, one of the questions we get a lot is “How is Grasshopper different?” […]