After October 16th, 2013, companies making business-to-business calls cannot dial cell phones using any kind of auto-assisted equipment without written permission – which covers virtually 100% of B2B calls. Getting your calling lists from sources that include social media outlets like Linked-In, Twitter and Facebook puts you at risk. Your first line of defense against call prohibitions is to identify or “scrub” cell phone numbers.
Yes. These are the folks that have sued callers at least once. And you’ll want to stay away from them. Although it’s a small group, less than 70,000 consumers, they know what they’re doing. They have their own websites, training and legal specialty heop. And 40% of them have sued more than once.