Author: Paul Kulas

Paul Kulas is the founder, and Head Belle Ringer, of Belles Camp Communications LLC and BellesLink.com. When Paul isn’t working he’s skiing or discovering his next big idea while playing in the mountains right outside Belles Camp’s door in Eagle, CO. | Connect on Linkedin

In the business of finding people and skip tracing there is a myth about the magic-button database. The myth says somewhere there is a database so good that all you have to do is enter one search, push one button, and everything you need to know about your skip will appear. Lots of people search…

When it comes to skip tracing and the business of finding people, local presence dialing makes a better call impression and gets your calls answered more often. In fact, your calls are four times more likely to be answered when you call from a local area code. Toll-free numbers have the lowest answer-rate because people…

In 2013, the FTC released additional rules regarding the Telecommunication Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and in these rules reaffirmed that text messages were subject to the TCPA. As text messages are sent to wireless numbers, any company sending text messages must comply with the rules regarding calls to wireless numbers, including having consent in writing…

Public records databases are a part of skip tracing. For some, databases are all they rely on. For others, databases are just one tool in the toolbox. No matter how you see it one thing is true, no database has everything. If one did, there wouldn’t be competition amongst data providers. Something else that’s true…

To help companies who are in the business of finding people, we’ve put together a first of its kind ebook that illuminates how rules and regulations regarding telemarketing apply to their business. In other words, if you thought that because you’re not a telemarketer, telemarketing rules and regulations don’t apply, you’re wrong. BellesLink has put…

Many small to medium sized companies, whose business involves consumer financing, want to use automated calls, commonly called robo-calls, to contact customers about their accounts. The ability to make automated calls is a feature in BellesLink. Because of this, we are often asked what’s required to stay in compliance with federal, state, and local laws….