Business

So little time, so much information! We’ve made it easy for you to stay on top of business-related topics: business plans, goals, management, the sales cycle, marketing, customer service, financing and more. Here is a reseller’s guide to the latest news on SMB and enterprise-level information.

ScanSource Services Group’s Email Best Practices

by Emily Joyner January 20, 2015 Marketing

When it comes to executing an Email Marketing campaign, it’s all about understanding the basics. A successful campaign requires thought, understanding, and research. Here at the ScanSource Services Group, we understand that you need to focus on running your company, so we did the research for you. Below is Part 1 of 3 of our […]

More Happens. With ScanSource.

by Angela Diamantis January 8, 2015 Business

ScanSource Communications is excited to announce the launch of our new branding campaign “& MORE”. This platform boldly celebrates our commitment to providing MORE by helping our partners choose, configure, and deliver the industry’s best products across almost every vertical market in the US and Canada, Latin America and Europe. & MORE reinforces that we’re […]

Does My Application Require a Session Border Controller (SBC) or a Gateway?

by Philip Weeks January 7, 2015 Enterprise

When working in a modern Voice over IP environment, we often come across questions regarding the type of appliance needed for a particular application.  In particular, we are asked when an SBC is required vs. a gateway. Both products perform similar functions.  That is, they take an input from one source and output it to […]

Session Border Controllers – Why are they necessary?

by Philip Weeks January 6, 2015 Business

Session Border Controllers (SBCs) are increasingly necessary in modern Voice Over IP environments due to provider requirements and customer needs. These are typically grouped into three primary areas: Security Routing Media conversion (transcoding) Protocol normalization Let’s look at each of these in turn. The term “security” encompasses many concepts, but it primarily boils down to […]

Telemarketing Tip Sheet

by Emily Joyner November 25, 2014 Business

The other day I received a phone call from a telemarketer. Working in marketing, I understand the process and purpose of telemarketing, so I usually give these callers a chance to pitch whatever they might be calling about. With this call, though, I lost interest in the first few seconds. Know why? Because I could […]

10 Statistics That Can Help You Increase Your Email Marketing

by Amanda Williams September 16, 2014 Business

Many people think of email blasts as a quick and cheap method of getting their message out and driving leads, but the reality is that email blasts need just as much thought and time put into them as any other marketing vehicle. And that includes researching and understanding your audience. While there is no one […]

Distance Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy

by Alex Britt September 10, 2014 Management

Every company with multiple locations knows that distance is the enemy. Whether you are trying to contact employees in the next state, opposite coast, or across the world, distance causes some major issues. A CEO will likely struggle to grow the company, drive business value, reduce costs, and attract and retain top talent if he […]

ScanSource Offers Value with Polycom Demos

by Alex Britt August 20, 2014 Government
Polycom

Why buy a product before you see it if you have the choice to test it out first? With the Polycom Reseller Demo Program, we offer a testing period of five business days that allows you to use Polycom products before you buy them. Choose from more than 35 Polycom demo products. Once your five […]

HIMSS Executive to Headline Chicago Smart VAR Healthcare Summit

by Nathan Lord July 11, 2014 AIDC

If you haven’t heard yet, you’re missing out! ScanSource and Business Solutions Magazine are partnering to offer resellers some business-changing information in the healthcare vertical through a joint effort called, the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit. Kicked off in New Jersey in May, more than 100 attendees were on hand to hear industry experts and end-user […]

Becoming the hero when implementing solutions

by Susan Abernathy June 1, 2014 Sales

How do you provide your customer top notch implementation services without the certifications or skills to configure their solution? Remote configuration services from ScanSource Services. This is how we see it. You should be the face in front of your customers; after all, the customer bought their solution from you.