Year Two

One year ago today I wrote about my first year at CallRail. So it seems only fitting that I provide an update on the progress we have made during the course of my second year. The best news of the bunch is that the story of business growth continues. As Andy Powell CallRail’s CEO summed it […]

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June 20, 2017  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail, Marketing, SaaS, Sales

One Year In

It seems like only yesterday I was joining team CallRail. Truth to be told it has been a bit over a year. I was reminded of this when that Atlanta Business Chronicle published an article on CallRail tripling in size adding 70 more employees to our swelling ranks. In true Atlanta style what the ABC published was […]

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June 20, 2016  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail, Marketing, SaaS, Sales, Startups

CallRail #1 In Call Tracking Satisfaction

G2 Crowd, a Yelp for business to business software, released their evaluation of Call Tracking software yesterday. Based on reviews from more than a thousand product users, I am thrilled to say that CallRail was ranked #1 in user satisfaction. Our placement in G2 Crowd’s evaluation was based on more than 200 reviews from CallRail users, […]

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January 5, 2016  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail, Uncategorized

How To Hire A Marketing Vendor

This past weekend I got my trade show game on at the Digital Marketing Bootcamp put on by my friends over at the Local Search Association. LSA is in the business of local and the LSA Bootcamps are events that attract a broad range of SMBs that are looking to market online. A seemingly target rich environment for CallRail. […]

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September 2, 2015  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail, Marketing

Call Tracking Market Share

The other day, I got pointed to the Datanyze call tracking market share report.  I did a little filtering to look at U.S. market share and it delivered the below chart. Turns out, according to Datanyze, CallRail is the market leader by a wide margin. Granted these market share figures are based on the number […]

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August 19, 2015  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail

The First Hundred Days

I joined CallRail about 100 days ago. Pretty dead nuts on when you take into consideration vacation. When joining I set myself two big objectives. Double our revenue in 2015 and then again in 2016. I was given one other, figure out what is going on in the sales funnel. So I set my sites […]

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August 12, 2015  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail

Where’s CallRail?

Scott Brinker’s Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic is one busy chart.  According to Scott the 2015 version has nearly 1,900 companies across 43 different categories. Finding one’s place in this universe is a bit like looking for Waldo. CallRail is in the orange Marketing Operations area in the upper right in the Call Analytics/Management category. Blowing […]

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May 14, 2015  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail, Marketing, Web/Tech

CallRail’s Value Prop

The Local Search Association Conference kicked off on Monday. Part of the program is the Ad to Action Awards which recognizes innovation and helps promote the products that best drive consumer actions (calls, clicks, store visits, etc.) for local businesses. CallRail is a finalist in the attribution and analytics category. This 40 second explainer video which was […]

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April 21, 2015  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail, Marketing

On The CallRail Team

Once again I am taking my own advice. I am joining a startup. I am joining the CallRail team. CallRail offers phone call tracking and analytics for online and offline marketing campaigns. Their tagline says it all. Know what makes your phone ring. Something that is becoming increasingly important with the shift to mobile and online advertising. […]

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April 14, 2015  |  Comments  |  Tweet  |  Posted in CallRail, Personal, SaaS, Startups