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Access2Go - Tax Relief PROMO

Get your SIP on in Santa Barbara    TMC Communications

WTG & Level 3: a winning combination!

Join us for a brown bag webinar on June 17th    TelePacific

MicroCorp - The Nation's Best Master Agency

OneSolutions Managed Services... the right solutions at the right price.    One Communications

Brilliantly Focused on Your Biggest Deals    Intelisys

Our Sense of Direction Has Led the Industry for Years.   CMS

Go Green with KeaneTel Cap and Trade Plan

Copper Launches Nationwide Local Dial-in

Ernest Announces Integrated T1 Product

Qwest iQ Data Bundle: The flexible solution!

AireSpring June Promo - Hot Summer Promos and iPad Giveaway

What could you do with your extra cash???    Nuvio

Bandwidth Builders Announce Business Commissions

No need to worry! Five Star has you covered.

Lowest Transport Pricing at Chicago Telco Hotels    Nitel

Consultant shares in more than $200,000 in cost savings for private college.    Alliance Cost Containment  

Customer-Centric Coverage vs. Carrier-Centric    Accel Networks

How Complete is Your Product Offering?    Venicom

Bandwave Cable Connect - Earn 10-15% Recurring Commission on Business Cable Connections

Telesphere June Promo: We will pay you up front so you can start maximizing your residuals immediately!

POS Services    N.E.T.

Win a CASH Bonus & Cruise Ticket!!!    Elite Processing Systems

PowerNet Global Special June Promo - Earn $1,000 or more

TBI: High Commissions, Agent Support, and Industry Expertise

Roll-Out of Managed Business VoIP and SIP Trunking services!    Line Systems

Which Conferencing provider has raving fans... not just customers?    the Conference Group

Energy procurement strategies that make you money!    Alternative Utility Services

Are you tired of auditing bills with Excel Spreadsheets?    TeleSource

Telarus is Stability.

WOW... These are some smokin' rates!    EnTelegent Solutions

Need help finding that npa/nxx?    CTG3

What could a New Edge MPLS network do for your customers?

Commission River Wants Your Crumbs!

Why TA Members Choose Granite for Multi Location POTS Customers

Finally, Connecting rural America without the Hefty Price Tag    TouchTone

AireSpring May Promo Blockbusters - Big Bonuses and Win an iPad

Toll Free - Design for Occasional Peak Periods    BBCOM

Why did Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County choose TelePacific?

Color Broadband Newsletter - April 2010

InterCall is Hiring!

Building Networks for the Future    American Telesis

PAETEC Makes it so Simple

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Color Broadband:  "We are LA"Los_angeles

I became a Color Broadband agent the hard way, after they kicked my ass in a competitive situation.  I was offering a Los Angeles customer a Covad 8.0 meg fixed wireless solution and next thing you know, Color Broadband was installing their service (and the customer was not returning my calls).

Like any good agent who looses a big deal I decided to find out what I was missing.  Two months later I was a Color Broadband agent and pretty happy about it.  In LA you almost don't need another carrier because Color Broadband really does do it all, fixed wireless, big data pipes, PRI & hosted VoIP.  There's really nothing your LA business customer could need that Color could not provide.  And, if your customer has locations outside LA, they have agreements that would allow them to pick up that business as well.


Color Broadband's biggest claim to fame is their "Land and Air" total dial tone & data redundancy solution .......

Click here to read the entire article and view a video of Fran McGrath, Color CEO, presenting an overview of Color Broadband

CPI Best Master for VARs?

CPI Communications out of Iowa has recently joined TA as our newest Master Agency vendor member.  In an effort to understand their "sweet spot" in the market I interviewed CPI President Cale Perry and CPI Sales Director Diana Tredrow.  I'm left with the distinct impression they want to be seen as the "Best Master Agent" for equipment VARs and systems integrators, a highly professional group with great customer prospects but who need exceptional care and attention.

Click here to listen to the interview now.  For more info about CPI or to see how well they can handle your sensitive deal or customer, contact them at

Five Star & Interstate Gas
Sell energy through a supplier, not another broker

Energy De-Regulation is hot.  Don't miss out on this profitable new business opportunity.  Learn how to make money in this exciting, unlimited industry.

Reselling electric and gas directly through the supplier means larger commissions for you, and larger discounts for your customers.  Win-win!

For more information about Five Star's gas and electric energy agent program, contact Roy Tanner @

Granite Does Canada
Multi-Location POTs Customers in Canada & No Problem for Granite!

About 18 months ago I tried to sell a simple point-to-point data circuit from the US to Canada.  No problem, right?  We're the two biggest trading partners in the world, right?  WRONG! 

This week Granite Telecom is announcing that they can do Canada:
     Granite has completed agreements with the major Canadian telecommunications companies and is now supporting consolidation of POTS lines for Canadian locations of US based clients. As in the US, Granite pricing is a discount off the tariff rate or commercially published rate of local services. Canadian LD calls, as well as calls from Canada to the US, will be billed at $0.049 per minute.
     Note that Canada has approximately 2 million business POTS lines. These agreements allow Granite and its Agent partners to bring more value to existing clients through further consolidation while providing an attractive addition to Granite’s value proposition for potential new users, creating new opportunity for Granite partners to increase their commissions.

Contact Charlie Pagliazzo, Director, Alternate Channels, Granite Telecom, with any questions regarding Canada consolidation with Granite Telecommunications.  [ 617-933-7317]

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    MegaPath Launches MPLS Enabled Hosted VoIP MLEs

MegaPath Shares 2010 Vision for Multi Location IP Agents

    Vetting Granite Telecom for TA Accredited Vendor Status

Facebook: An Important Tool For Telecom Marketing

    1-Page, Multi-Carrier Telecom Voice and Data Product Matrix

Granite Channel Chief Charlie Pagliazzo: March 2010 in Vegas

    Why Choose Granite Telecom for POTs Consolidation

Why MLE POTs Agent Marc Metzger Recommends Granite

    Alliance Cost Containment Helps TA Members "Get More Pie"

Selling Multi-Location ("MLE") Accounts: Joe Erickson Interview

    Selling Multi-Location ("MLE") Accounts: Jay Morris Interview

"Reverse" Disaster Recovery Pioneered by ATL Communications

    Top Telarus Agents Share Success Tips at Telarus Agent Expo

NuVox "SIP Video" Makes a Confusing Concept SImPle!

    Why Nuvox Agents Should Love the Windstream Deal

Windstream Reveals Unique 2010 Vision at Telarus Agent Expo

    MegaPath Sales VP Shares 2010 Vision at Telarus Agent Expo

Qwest Predicts Business Tech Trends at Telarus' Expo

    Telarus Has "The Best" Technology for Agents & Partners?

The "Back Story" Video

    nstant Free Multi-Carrier Quotes for Any Agent from Telarus

Qwest Multi-Location Case Study Training at Telarus Expo

    Telecom, Gardening & Glass Blowing in Las Vegas?

Netstar Email Newsletter for Their Customers & Prospects

    Telarus and Airvae Provide Turn-Key Agent Marketing

TouchTone Moving Tips for Customers Changing Office Locations

    How CDW (an IT VAR) Successfully Sells Carrier Services

Selling SIP & VoIP: Telesphere Sales VP Talks to TA

    The Multi-Location Buyer's Guide (Did We Get it Right?)

How TA Uses Social Media (Blogs, Facebook Pages & More)

    DIY Marketing: Top 10 Business Website Tools We Use

TMC Trains Agents on Hot Solutions for 2010

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