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New Agent Program: TouchTone "Business Essentials" all in one business tool kit.

Consultant Earns Share of $175,000 Savings for Multi-Location Business... See how...    Alliance Cost Containment

Removing the Barriers to Broadband.    Accel Networks

How Complete is Your Product Offering?    Venicom

Bandwave Systems "Aggregating Cable Nationwide"

MPLS Workshop at ITEXPO West - No Charge, All Attendees Welcome    MegaPath

Own a Conference Service Company    WholesaleConference

Agents Wanted!    N.E.T.

Find Success through our Expertise.    TBI

How Can You Earn Your Share of One Million Dollars?    Five Star Communications

Aggressive Rates & Commissions for Toll Free and DID    BBCOM

AireSpring September Promo - Win One of Three 3D TVs Given Away in September

MicroCorp Buying & Protecting Bases

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

CPI Communications - Join a winning team!!!

AireSpring Announces Next Generation Voice Over MPLS

Intelisys and One Communications Announce New Partnership

WTG Wants Your Votes!!!!

Visit BullsEye Telecom at 2010 Channel Partner Conference & Expo Booth #2028

Telx and Intelisys Enter Channel Partnership

Best Int'l Carrier HGC Seeks Best US Agents & Partners. Meet us in Washington DC.

Get More Equipment Partner Leads with ATEL's Cash for Equipment Program

Wow... Transbeam's 3Meg Ethernet and Unlimited PRI... $1299...

CMS, More Resources Than a Library

Top Int'l Carrier HGC Seeks First US Partners, Meet us in DC!

New Edge with Voice. Freedom of Choice.

Meet Outreach Telecom & Energy at Channel Partners - National Sales Meeting Monday Sep 20, Expo Booth 2001

CarierQuoteShop Announces Major Upgrades to Agent Quoting System    Telarus

Lower your electric bill today.    Great American Power

Intelisys Announces New Partner Investment Program

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Stop Losing Sales to Time Warner Cable by Joining Them Instead of Fighting Them!

Maximize Efficiency and Improve Productivity with Transbeam's Unlimited PRI... $1299*

Meet 5 Star Management at the Channel Partners Conference

If you want to make money in energy, you need more than getting a price.      Alternative Utility Services

We've made providing TEM to your customers EASY.    TeleSource

5 Reasons to Visit the WCS Booth in Washington DC

RSVP for the SimpleSignal 'Cloud Kool Aid' Cocktail Party in DC, Monday 4-6pm

How 'Granite Guard' Keeps Multi-Location Customers 'Sticky'

Bandwidth Builders Announce Business Commissions

Cruise over to the Ernest booth.

An elephant never forgets: SIP trunking at Booth #3007    TelePacific Communications

All the Connectivity. None of the Tears.    Nitel

Telarus Signs with NetWolves

Visit us at Booth 2026 at Channel Partners    American Telesis

Celebrate with us at the DC Channel Show - Booth #4028    Telesphere

Get your SIP on with TMC in DC

Visit us at Channel Partners Booth 2011    PowerNet Global

Join the Growing Community of Cloud Partners    Smoothstone

Need help finding that npa/nxx?    CTG3

Get paid... FAST! Great Rates on Dedicated LD    EnTelegent Solutions

Visit Color Broadband at Booth 2045 in Washington DC

Access2Go Program - DC Booth #1040

The Telecom Contract Lawyer You Need at a Price You Can Afford    Ben Bronston

There's Never Been A Better Time to Make Money with Qwest.

Social Media is changing the way companies are doing business - Don't get left behind!    Clere Communications

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Recent News and Blog Posts

10 "Take-a-Ways" from the Fall Channel Partners Show in Washington D.C.

What did you learn or gain at the Channel Partners show in DC this week? Click here to read TA's CP spin and leave a comment with your thoughts.

Last Week's News and Blog Posts

Stop Losing Sales to Time Warner Cable by Joining Them Instead of Fighting Them

Before you lose your next deal to a cable rep, take a look at the lucrative option of selling the cable company solutions instead of competing against them.

Click here to learn about selling Time Warner Cable Business Class.

"Easiest to Sell" Hosted VoIP Vendor, SimpleSignal, Brings Their "Cloud Kool Aid" to the DC Show

Not selling hosted VoIP, SIP or cloud apps because they're too hard to sell?

Click here to RSVP to meet Simple Signal's Dave Gilbert and Michael Sterl at their Kool Aid party in Washington DC to learn the card trick that sells VoIP.

Top Int'l Carrier HGC Seeks Their First US Partners, Meet Them in DC

Want to be the first US master agent or reseller to sign a deal with one of the top rated international wholesale carriers?

Click here to meet with Hutchison Global Communications ("HGC International") in D.C. next week.

BullsEye Telecom Earns National CLEC & POTs Consolidation Accreditation from TA

Looking for the POTs consolidation vendor that helps multi-location clients now and leads them to IP solutions when they're ready?

Click here to learn why BullsEye Telecom received the highest TA vendor accreditation scores to date...

Need Microsoft-in-the-Cloud to Close a Big VoIP Deal? Meet Alteva

Will equipment VARs embrace hosted VoIP that delivers Microsoft apps from "the Cloud"? Click here to learn what Alteva's telling your best lead partners...

How Will "Granite Guard" Tilt the POTs Consolidation Advantage to Granite?

 Is "Loss Prevention" a solution you'd like to add to your line card to close more multi-location business accounts?

Click here to learn how Granite Guard is being positioned by Granite Telecom as one more point of "stickiness" for multi-location business accounts...

Previous News and Blog Posts

    Transbeam Beats Big 3 in NYC & Boston for 170 Seat VoIP Deal

The Reseller Created To Serve Master Agents: Meet EnTelegent

    Carrier Quote Shop Demo for 12-Location Prospect

How Agents Help Customers Without Switching Their Carriers

    Voting Period One Third Done, Which Vendors are Winning?

Hiring B2B "Pay for Performance" Inside Sales Associates

    Meet MicroCorp, The "Ritz-Carlton" of Master Agency

The Telecom Contract Lawyer You Need at a Price You Can Afford

    Why CPI Claims "Best Master Agent for Equipment VARs" Title

Should BullsEye Telecom Receive TA "Accredited Vendor" Status?

    How Should TA Sub-Divide the "Hosted VoIP" Vendor Category?

PowerNet Global is Hiring - Agent Development Manager

    Marketing Content for Your End-User Blogs & Newsletters

Telarus, Telnes, CPI & Conference Group Lead Awards Voting

    Learn "Sticky Strategies" at September Channel Partner Show

Energent/WTG Showcases How Agents Profit from Energy Sales

    TelePacific Opens Recorded Agent Training Webinar Library

MegaPath Mergers Benefit Telecom Agents & Channel Partners

    5th Annual "Members Choice" Awards Program Open for Voting

TelePacific to Acquire O1's SMB Customers and Network

    How to Sell Conferencing Using the Perfect "5-Point Pitch"

TMC+GLOBALINX: Perfect union of a sales and an agent support?

    Need a Great IP Closer for Your Big Deal? Meet Diana Tedrow

Losing to Cable & Verizon Fiber? Sell it Through Bandwave Instead!

    Earning Commission on "411" Calls? You Should!

Losing Multi-Location Referrals Over Billing/Proposal Mis-Match?

    Agent's Energy Selling Experience Bucks Conventional Wisdom

Is Nuvio's Hosted VoIP Best for Under $500/mo Customers?

    5 Star Shows 4 Ways to Earn with Energy Consulting

PAETEC Buys Biggest Avaya Dealer/Equip. Integrator in West

    You Sell it Once, Windstream Grows it Forever! (That's good!)

Color Broadband: The Only Telco Carrier You Need in Los Angeles

    Is CPI the Best Master Agent for Equipment VARs?

Granite Does Multi-Location POTs Accounts in Canada

    Video Shows Easy Conference Resale for Agents

TeleSource Video Shows Vendor-Neutral TEM Software for Agents

    Should agents signal religion in their corporate communications?

Qwest Announces Commission & Program Changes

    Selling Multi Location MPLS Networks? New Edge share...

Nine Marketing Tips I've Recently Learned for my Business

    Everybody Loves Chris: Why Qwest Agents Aren't Worried

Best Qwest Master Agent? Meet Five Star Communications

    Need Some Advice From "Mr. Qwest"? Call CTG3's Dave...

Qwest Merges With CenturyTel. Good News for Agents?

    MegaPath + Covad = What (for agents)?

Love or Hate GTT or WBSconnect? Agent feedback needed...

    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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BullsEye Telecom Nationwide CLEC, POTs, IP migration

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Qwest Voice, data, Internet and managed solutions carrier

TBI Access all LECs & CLECs, managed services & equipment

Telarus Best master agent for equipment VARs  Watch video

Ernest Large multi location
account specialty, POTs & data

WCS 80 carriers & 130 services on 1 bill. Easy wholesale, TEM

CPI National master agency specializing in customer service

Oldest and safest master agency with best service

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Steve Roy  303.663.6700
MPLS + voice & data quotes

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