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A Checklist on 10-Digit Dialing for Businesses

April 19, 2021

Does your business revolve around the phone? If so, make sure you know the latest information on changes and updates with 10-digit dialing. Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted 988 as a new three-digit number to be used nationwide to reach the National Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Crisis Lifeline, starting July 16, […]

Boost Your Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique

March 20, 2021

By Bre Horstman South Slope Business Development Manager Finding yourself having too many incomplete tasks on your to-do list, meanwhile the list just keeps growing? It’s becoming an increasing issue in my life, both at home and at work. As I’m typing this, I’ve just received two emails and another notification on my phone. All […]

Decoding a VPN

February 11, 2021

When connecting remotely for work, are you using a VPN? If you’re still trying to figure out what VPN stands for, it probably means you don’t currently use one. In order to keep your company information safe, many businesses offer a VPN, or a Virtual Private Network, to create a secure connection between systems. VPNS […]

Four Common Types of Spam and Tips to Identify Them

October 8, 2020

October is Cyber Security Month so it’s the perfect time for us to share the most common types of spam and tips for avoiding them. 1. Phishing Phishing is the most common form of spam. It’s typically delivered through an email, chat, web ad or website that has been designed to impersonate a real person […]

Powering your landline phone in a power outage

August 15, 2020

Having a landline phone can provide security in a power outage but there are important things you should know. If your landline phone service is on the South Slope fiber network, it relies on electricity to work. In a power outage, the battery backup unit will supply power to the landline phone for up to […]

8 Tips to Maintain your Home Office Devices

July 10, 2020

Just like with your home and vehicle, device maintenance should be part of your regular routine. It’s far cheaper than swapping burnt-out devices for new or used replacements, and it puts off the disruptive transition from one machine to the next. Well-maintained devices last years longer than mistreated equipment, which supports smooth personal and professional […]

Identify Phishing Red Flags on Your Mobile Device

June 15, 2020

Identify Phishing Red Flags on Your Mobile Device Mobile devices make email communication easy and convenient, but the smaller screens and e-mail app can limit what is or isn’t displayed, leaving us quick to click. People are ordering online items more than before and the bad guys know this. They continue to send phishing attempts […]

Are You Missing Calls from Your Customers? 

April 29, 2020

Our world is changing, and so are the ways your customers are reaching out to you. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, several of our customers have discovered the need to order additional phone lines to handle increased phone traffic. With the need for call ahead ordering and curbside pickup from restaurants and retailers alike, many […]

Local Resources During the Pandemic

April 15, 2020

With how fast our world is changing, it can be overwhelming. We’re sharing tips and resources to help you and area businesses during this challenging time. Remember to keep updated on the latest CDC guidelines, stay positive and be safe! For the latest on our prevention efforts, visit How to Support Local Local businesses are […]

Bill Payment Made Easy

March 30, 2020

You spoke. We listened. South Slope is making it easier to pay your bill from the comfort of your own home using eBill or SecurePay. We no longer charge the $2.50 fee for either of these services and we have also eliminated the $1 paper bill fee! Using eBill and SecurePay is easy. Follow the […]

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