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BC Realtor is First Small Business to Feature Dot-TEL in Print AdDot-TEL provides one name to remember in a sea of contact information (April 09, 2009)
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/09/09 -- A community newspaper publishes the first known print ad to prominently feature the dot-TEL name of a local small business a little more than a week into general registration.
The print ad features the easy to remember JohnMcKenzie.tel alongside colour photos of his current listings. Specializing in home sales on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, realtor John McKenzie's ad in the April 3, 2009 edition of The Coast Reporter is a perfect example of how dot-TEL will increasingly be used by small businesses.
"We have seen strong adoption by real estate agents and other professionals who traditionally use business cards to pass contact information," reports Stephen Smith, the CEO of Webnames.ca and registrar of JohnMcKenzie.tel. "It suggests that dot-TEL will soon become an integral part of business advertising and promotion activities."
Easy to remember and simple to share, a dot-TEL name is the perfect solution for passing layered contact information. In sharp contrast to a traditional 1-800 number, JohnMcKenzie.tel funnels potential customers directly to the information they want - Mr. McKenzie's multiple phone numbers, email address, website and most importantly, his complete property listings.
By publishing a dot-TEL name in print ads, on signage or online, small business owners and consultants give potential customers the ability to contact them instantly through any internet enabled device. Dot-Tel owners can also publish a location record that pulls directions to a storefront, or property listing when clicked. It enables independent professionals to create long lasting relationships with clients because the information contained in a dot-TEL name is always current.
The original print ad can be viewed at http://blog.webnames.ca under the ".TEL" category. Dot-TEL names are available from http://webnames.ca for $19.99 USD/year.
Dot-TEL is the new way to pass personal or business contact information to someone by simply giving them one easy to remember name like Smith.tel or JohnMcKenzie.tel. Dot-TEL allows you to securely store, update and share all your contact information - email addresses, phone numbers, websites, social networks, IM handles, location records and more - under a unique name like YourName.tel. Dot-TEL works with any device that connects to the internet. A single click off a mobile device instantly connects friends and contacts to dot-TEL owners.
Links to Related Media
Ben.tel Video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=m50xrDcj0fc
.TEL on iPhone Video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=OucbqWtH6kk
.TEL for Realtors Video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=nx8CNybfZWw
Webnames.ca .TEL Resource Centre: http://webnames.ca/tel/resources
About Webnames.ca Inc.
Webnames.ca Inc. is an Internet solutions company with experience dating back to 1987. The company is a spin-off from the Internet pioneers who founded the .CA domain name. Webnames.ca has expertise with specialized domains and services such as dot-Tel. In addition to domain registration and corporate domain name management, Webnames.ca offers a wide range of Internet services including Web hosting, SSL certificates and more. Webnames.ca's reliability and exceptional customer service is complemented by state-of-the-art systems and online tools which help customers get the most from their Internet presence. For more information, visit www.webnames.ca.
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