Author Archives: Edward Mance

  • Porting to Google Fi

    Hi folks. Thinking about porting that great new number to Google Fi? Great! But there is one glitch in Google’s process that we have uncovered with the painful help of our customers. It’s easy enough to overcome. And you have two options. THE SHORTER VERSION You will need to port your new number to a… Read More

  • Vanity Phone Numbers

    What’s in a number? Whether you’re an owner of a small business, thriving corporation, or start-up, you can bet that phone numbers are often the last thing that you worry about. But have you ever considered the benefits of having a vanity phone number?  A vanity phone number can either spell words or be a… Read More

  • Vanity Number Chronicles

    Hello, and welcome to the world of phone numbers. And the fact that there a millions, billions and gazillions of them makes it an interesting one. With the world having moved on from talking face-to-face to calling each other up all the time, maybe “just to say hi”, phone numbers have perhaps become an identity… Read More

  • The Value of Local Vanity Phone Number for Business

    The last 20 years of technological advances have changed the world in many ways. Now we all communicate with other people from around the globe in ways we hadn’t even thought would be possible in the past. This networking phenomenon has made things a lot easier for business owners to achieve success thanks to the… Read More

  • On 8s and 4s in Vanity Phone Numbers: Why a vanity phone number with 8 is popular for the Chinese

    Every culture in the world has certain numbers that mean good luck and bad luck. For example, in American and European cultures, the number 7 is considered to be a lucky number. It is lucky to find all 7’s on the slot machine, wait for the 7th-inning stretch in a baseball game, or even look… Read More

  • Porting A Phone Number To 8×8

    Porting a phone number to 8×8 is the process of moving the number from the current carrier (losing carrier) to 8×8 (winning carrier). This is not the same thing as call forwarding – where an inbound call is simply forwarded to a different number. With porting, the number becomes part of the winning carrier’s network…. Read More

  • Porting A Phone Number To AT&T Mobility

    Porting a phone number to AT&T Mobility is the process of moving the number from the current carrier (losing carrier) to AT&T Mobility (winning carrier). This is not the same thing as call forwarding – where an inbound call is simply forwarded to a different number. With porting, the number becomes part of the winning… Read More

  • Porting a Phone Number to Verizon Wireless

    Porting a phone number to Verizon Wireless is the process of moving the number from the current carrier (losing carrier) to Verizon Wireless (winning carrier). This is not the same thing as call forwarding – where an inbound call is simply forwarded to a different number. With porting, the number becomes part of the winning… Read More

  • Porting a Phone Number to T-Mobile

    Porting a phone number to T-Mobile is the process of moving the number from the current carrier (losing carrier) to T-Mobile (winning carrier). This is not the same thing as call forwarding – where an inbound call is simply forwarded to a different number. With porting, the number becomes part of the winning carrier’s network…. Read More

  • Porting a Phone Number to Google Voice

    MYTH: GOOGLE VOICE IS A WIRELESS CARRIER Google Voice is NOT a wireless carrier. We put this Google Voice article in the Wireless Carrier section because that’s where people tend to look for it. But Google Voice is not a true wireless carrier. They piggyback off the data network that comes with the phone service… Read More