History of Toll Free Vanity Numbers

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                                                                The history of Toll Free Numbers is almost 55 years old. In 1967, AT&T launched a new product named as “interstate INWARD WATS”. This service was also known as Automated Collect Calling. This new “WATS” service has been introduced to cope up with a shortage of telephone company operators. These operators were becoming overwhelmed by the number of calls that were collected and were being accepted by businesses.

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                                                              AT&T believed that this service was an appropriate solution. In 1984, toll free services were unbundled by MFJ (Modified Final Judgment).In 1992, most of the calls at AT&T long distance networks turned out to be toll free calls and this number was as high as 40%.In 1994, toll free number portability were inducted and in 1996, “888”service was introduced. In 1997, international toll free numbers were introduced. It was estimated in that year that 11 million U.S. toll-free numbers were in use to support some 34 billion calls, two-thirds of which were handled by AT&T. In 1997, the first ever “global 800 numbers” were introduced. This was introduced by United nations-affiliated ITU (International telecommunication unit). In 1998, “877” service came into the market. These numbers were not introduced to replace 800 and 888 numbers but were introduced to expand the universe of available toll free numbers. While in 2000, “866” service was introduced. Thus, the ever increasing universe of toll free numbers became wider and businesses now had more and more options to avail the services and had more options to choose from available toll free numbers.

                                                          Toll free Vanity numbers are just an upgrade of toll free Numbers. The toll free numbers when attached to a word as its suffix turns to be a toll free vanity number and are generally used to symbolize and establish a brand value of a business. Toll free vanity numbers are one of the great ways to promote a business. 

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UFO Related Movies

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The top 11 UFO related Movies(Not Rankwise) are:

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Signs (2002): The American film was released in 2002 and was directed by M. Night Shyamalan.The movie features Mel Gibson Joaquin Phoenix Rory Culkin Abigail Breslin.The budget of the movie $72 million and the overall gross revenue is $408,247,917. Rotten Tomatoes reported that 74% gave positive appraisals, based on 225 reviews, ranking it “Certified Fresh”.

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Close Encounters of the third Kind (1977): The movie released in 1977 directed by Steven Spielberg and features actors Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr, Bob Balaban, and Cary Guffey.It was produced with a budget of $20 million and collected $337,700,000. Among 41 reviews from rotten tomatoes, 39 reviews were positive thus resulting in 95%.

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Independence Day (1996): An American film released in 1996 is directed by Roland Emmerich.The movie features Will smith in lead role.Other actors include Jeff GoldblumMargaret ColinVivica A. FoxMary McDonnellJudd HirschRobert LoggiaBill PullmanVivica A. FoxMary McDonnellJudd HirschRobert LoggiaRandy QuaidJames RebhornHarry Connick, JrMargaret Colin.The total expenditure on the movie was around $75 million and it succeeded in gathering $817,400,891.The rotten tomatoes rated this movie 61% based on 56 critical reviews and was regarded as a fresh movie .

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War of the Worlds (2005): The Movie released in 2005 featuring Tom cruise in the lead role is a science fiction movie.The other actors were Dakota Fanning Justin Chatwin Miranda OttoTim Robbins.The movie was directed by Steven Spielberg.The movie was made with a whopping budget of $132 million and collected around $704,745,540.The movie gained positive critical consensus.Rotten Tomatoes,War of the Worlds currently garners a 74% “fresh” rating based on 250 reviews.

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Sphere (1998): It is a 1998 film by Barry Levinson.The movie features Dustin Hoffman,Sharon Stone, and Samuel L. Jackson.The film was made on a budget of $80 million and was able to make a collection of $37,020,277.The movie was not such effective in the eyes of critics and was able to collect just 12% on 50 reviews from rotten tomatoes .

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X-Files-Fight the Future (1998): An American movie based on the concept of science/fiction.The film was directed by Rob Bowman.It is the first feature film based on The X-Files series created by Carter that revolves around fictional unsolved cases called the X-Filesand the characters solving them.The movie stars David Duchovny Gillian Anderson Martin Landau Mitch Pileggi William B. Davis Blythe Danner John Neville Armin Mueller-Stahl.

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Fire in the sky (1993): A movie of 1993 based on alleged extraterrestrial encounter was directed by Robert Lieberman. The movie stars Robert Patrick , Mike Rogers, and D. B. Sweeney a. James Garner, Craig Sheffer, Scott MacDonald, Henry Thomas, and Peter Berg.With the budget of $15,000,000 it was able to collect $19,885,552.This movie came into the lists of favourites among science movie fans despite mixed critical reviews.

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The Thing (2011):The movie was released in 2011.It was a science fiction horror movie.The movie features Mary Elizabeth Winstead,Joel Edgerton,Ulrich Thomsen,Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbajeand Eric Christian Olsen.The director of this movie was Matthijs van Heijningen Jr.The movie was build with the budget of $38 million and was able to collect $27,428,670.The thing received mixed responses.Based on 149 reviews through rotten tomatoes, it was able to gather 36%.

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The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008): The movie was released in 2008 a remake of 1951 movie of the same name.The movie features Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Jaden Smith, Kathy Bates , Jon Hamm, John Cleese , Kyle Chandler.The movie was directed by Scott Derrickson.The movie was made on the budget of $80 million and was able to gather $233,093,859.The film was not able not collect positive reviews form critics and with 186 reviews collected by rotten tomatoes , only 21% of the reviews were positive.However the film was heavily laden with special effects but fail on the grounds of its storyline.

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Extraterrestrial(1982):The movie was released in 1982 and directed by Steven Spielberg which includes Henry Thomas, Dee Wallace, Robert MacNaughton, Drew Barrymore, and Peter Coyote.The movie with a budget of $10.5 million , gathered around $792,910,554.the movie was exceptional in the eyes of critics and rotten tomatoes gave 92 fresh reviews in 94 reviews.

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The fourth kind(2009): It is 2009 movie directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi.The film features Milla Jovovich,Charlotte Milchard, Elias Koteas, Corey Johnson, Will Patton, and Mia McKenna-Bruce.The movie was made with the budget of $10 million and was able to collect $47,709,193.The Fourth Kind was panned by critics, garnering a 19% rating on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes.

Making a Brand Impression with Toll Free Vanity Numbers

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Many businesses are launched each and every day and theses businesses have the objective to gain some profit. However, a person who opens business sometimes just aims at improving his workplace and quality of service only but the main thing which he sometimes ignores by mistake is the marketing of his business in a proper way. He gets some banners at some places and that’s it. Businesses, unless advertised in proper way, are not going to be successful.

To get success in the business we need its proper marketing. We need to include our business into the minds of customers on which he is aiming at. The use of toll free vanity numbers could be the best tool to promote your business. Hoardings can be placed at limited places. The people who visit those places can only see the business and its location. But getting your business one toll free vanity number and spreading it all over the Internet may hugely improve your business branding.

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Business can be improved by more and more interaction with the customers and getting their reviews. And this can only be possible if the number you provide in your business details are toll free. Otherwise, very few people are going to spend their money and will offer their precious reviews upon your services and improvement points. People who don’t like your services will just switch the service provider and will not bother even once to contact you. Having a vanity toll free number is easy to remember and people can easily remember your business concerned at the time of needs. By having a toll free vanity number, you can create a fine impression in the mind of customers in order to increase communication with them which will ultimately lead to a relatively improved output. So get a toll free vanity number for your business and experience the benefits.

FACTS ABOUT VANITY TOLL FREE NUMBERS

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There are several facts about vanity toll free numbers which a businessman should know. The main important fact about vanity toll free numbers is that these numbers provide a business with a different look and brand value. It provides a professional and much organized behavior to a business. The businessmen should know the fact that Vanity Number is an effective tool and a powerful bridge which adjoins a business with its target customers.

These numbers provide them the opportunity to impress their customers with their services and offer them a chance to compete against a well established business in the same niche. These numbers are toll free for their customers but are charged to the business owners. However, a businessman should keep in mind that this charge is very normal in comparison with the benefits they will avail because of vanity toll free numbers.

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They can enjoy several other advantages associated with the services of toll free vanity numbers. The number providers also provide several other good schemes if a businessman takes a vanity toll free number. They offer call transfer facility, call forwards using a voice mail box, auto attendant as well as caller ID. At the same time, businessmen should remember the fact that these vanity toll free numbers are the reflection of their business so they should take the number very sharply and should aim at taking the phrase which denotes their business and should opt for something different. If their company is associated with dairy products they should use the phrase “dairy” or something unique which describe their business to the maximum extent.

A businessman should always remember that vanity toll free number is the most important tool for the promotion of their business and the sales of their business are greatly dependent on the marketing and advertising of their services, which can only be done effectively by having a toll free vanity number.

Impact of technology on children

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Today people are more focussed on living a life in their house. There were days when children used to play in the field but now since the upgrade of technology and the reach of people to them has confined them to their living rooms .The access of technology to all the people have hearted socialist nature of human beings. Children now prefer to play games on playstation or computers. Technology has altered the lifestyle of children to a great extent. This has both the good as well as bad effects on children.

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The good effects are :

Reading : The technology has enabled children to read various details related to their curriculum. They can even grasp lots of knowledge about the world and can can gain bigger insight. Connection with the world: Trough the technology children can connect with the world and can get knowledge about the people living in the rest of the world. They can interact with them and can get the benefits of globalization.

Educational opportunities: The children can get a lot of educational details through the exploration of internet. They can get knowledge of the best educational institutes available their location their criteria and all other details. Through proper surfing of the internet they can gain a huge collection of educational knowledges which would help to improve the future aspects of children.

The bad effects are:

Isolation: children often get isolated due to engage in the games or net surfing. They get isolated in their rooms and get aloof from the outside world. Exposure to unwanted content and sites: Internet is a source of unwanted contents and sites which should not be viewed by children. Such exposure can move children to wrong path and they can deviate from their goals.

Heavy screen time: use of technology causes the heavy screen time for children which can cause headache and even a child can get frustrated often. Graphic violence: The introduction of various games which are heavy laden with blood shedding and weapons etc. tends to deviate the minds of young kids towards violence.

Laziness: Because of the lack of physical activity, children tend to become lazy and usually try to avoid many works related to life.

    Obesity: It has been said that spending more and more time informant of the screen and usually at night, children tend to grow weight and because of the lack of physical exercise they gain weight. Family life: Due to involvement in technology and its use children more often tends to cut themselves off from their family life and like to remain alone and use their devices.

Thus we can say that at some point technology helps a lot to gain new knowledge and upgrade ourselves but plays a great role towards negativity. It creates some negative aspects which may prove long-term side effects.