Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 7, 2004
The U.S. Supreme Court Monday ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit upholding the constitutionality of the Federal Trade Commission's national Do Not Call Registry, has even non-telemarketing businesses worried about how to avoid potential problems and prosecution.
According to Eric Brackett, CEO for BTI Communications Group, Limited, most businesses donÂt realize that many states have had consumer protection legislation in place for some time, but until this federal Âdo not callÂ legislation, most businesses werenÂt severely affected.
ÂNow, all businesses are affected,Â says Brackett. Without proper documentation on follow up requests, which most businesses find difficult to maintain, that business could be held in violation of the upheld Âdo not callÂ legislation.
ÂWith the right compliance technology, such as a compliancy-enabled outbound progressive dialer in place, businesses can actually improve customer relations by targeting clients that are interested in their services or products,Â says Brackett.
ÂMost organizations do not have a documentation process in place that will protect them -- and they need that,Â says Brackett. ÂThere are compliance technology options that can provide management with improved productivity, control over the quality of follow-up, automated call documentation through Customer Relationship Management software, and immediate legal proof and practical compliance with the call list legislation.Â
Sea Breeze Financial Services, one of Southern CaliforniaÂs largest retail-based mortgage companies implemented Âdo not callÂ compliance technology in their call center in 2003. The automated dialing system has the capability to speed up outbound calls and allow coordination with Sea Breeze FinancialÂs database of clients and prospects.
ÂI really like the abilities of the Armstrong Dialer,Â says Calvin Powell, Vice President of Information Technology for Sea Breeze Financial. ÂIt ensures that all of our outbound campaigns are compliant with the Âdo not callÂ list regulations. ItÂs just one headache we donÂt have to worry about.Â
Benefits include automatic or manual campaign importing; automatic callback handling; Âdo not callÂ list management and campaign Âcleaning; user-configurable call outcomes and programmable wrap-up times which allows a supervisor to switch consultants between campaigns without stopping the server or logging the consultant out.
Through use of modern compliance technology, businesses can have increased efficiency and be protected from the Âdo not callÂ list legislation through documentation of inbound and outbound calls.
About BTI Communications Group
BTI Communications Group Ltd., an exclusive business partner with Inter-Tel,
Inc. (NASDAQ: INTL), offers complete business communications solutions that
generate higher profits, lower costs and increase productivity through high
quality services and cutting-edge technology. For more information, visit http://www.btigroup.com or call Speleos Dravillas on 1-800-HELP-BTI.
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