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5 Things You Need to Write a Telecom Vendor RFP

5 Things You Need to Write a Telecom Vendor RFP

Imagine you’re buying a house. Your first step would be to create a list of criteria for your realtor to help find a home that meets your needs. These criteria might specify a particular location, price, size, floor plan, or feature, such as a fenced-in yard, that is important to your family. Imagine what would happen if you didn’t specify any details with your realtor, and just said “show… read more

How to Gain Leverage Over Your Telecom Services Provider

How to Gain Leverage Over Your Telecom Services Provider

Wouldn’t it be great to have the upper hand when it comes to negotiating with your telecom services provider? The reality for many of us is that our telecom providers are in the drivers seat. They set prices and terms, and because you simply cannot run a business without telecom services, you play by their rules and pay each invoice as it rolls in. Despite what many people think, it IS… read more

6 Tips to Reduce Telecom Expenses & Increase Efficiency

6 Tips to Reduce Telecom Expenses & Increase Efficiency

Communication keeps business moving alive and moving forward. While telecom is a necessary expense for any business, the costs for telecom can snowball into a very large total very easily. How do you keep the expenses for communication reasonable without sacrificing services? Here are 6 tips to help your business reduce telecom expenses and increase communication efficiency: 1. Do the Researc… read more

How We Have Saved Clients over $200 Million Since 2002

How We Have Saved Clients over $200 Million Since 2002

At Profit Advisory Group, we are incredibly proud of how streamlined and effective our process is. Many competitors claim that they have the best processes and procedures to save you money, yet are unable to quantify the effectiveness of their program. We, however, have saved our clients over $200 million dollars since 2002. We can help save you money with our Telecom Expense Management (TEM)… read more

3 Ways an RFP Can Help You Save on Telecom Expenses

3 Ways an RFP Can Help You Save on Telecom Expenses

An RFP is a great way to save on telecom expenses, but if you really want to save (and who doesn’t) you might not use the RFP in a typical fashion.  Here are 3 ways a telecom RFP can help you save on telecom expenses. Send Out An RFP To Competing Providers (Even If You Don’t Plan To Jump Ship) If your contract has ended (or you’re soon to be out of a contract), sending out a request for… read more

The Importance of a Telecom RFP

The Importance of a Telecom RFP

When a relationship is new, people tend to give their best efforts to make a great first impression. We see examples of this in our daily lives: On a first date a women will wear a glamourous dress to look her best. On the first day of school children are well behaved and excited about learning from their new teacher. During the interview the candidate for hire spells out all of his expert… read more

2 Easy Ways PE Firms Can Add Value to Their Portfolio

2 Easy Ways PE Firms Can Add Value to Their Portfolio

Private Equity firms can easily add value to their portfolio’s through telecommunications.  In fact many PE firms have already started adding value to their portfolio’s following these 2 easy steps.  If you’d like to add more value to your portfolio, and in trn more value to your clients follow these two easy steps. Telecom Audit A comprehensive telecom audit is one of the easiest ways to sav… read more

Telecom Expense Management for PE Firms

Telecom Expense Management for PE Firms

While a private equity firmcan invest more heavily in one type of value strategy or another, the best result comes when a PE firm works with an operating company to increase both monetary value and relational value. Lenders are far more cautious with the companies they invest in than they were just a few years ago. They want to see that a private equity can deliver real value. And since the only… read more

Why Your Telecom Bill Is So High & How To Reduce It

Why Your Telecom Bill Is So High & How To Reduce It

When is the last time that you truly analyzed your telecom bills?  Chances are that you just continue to pay telecom bills as they come in without giving any real thought as to the reason the bills are so high.  As a business owner, you can expend a lot of capital on expenses that are simply not needed.  Taking the necessary steps to understand your telecom bills and the services you actually… read more

Telecom Expense Management: A Comprehensive Guide

Telecom Expense Management: A Comprehensive Guide

When you execute a contract for corporate telecom services, you lock your company into a long term arrangement that probably costs more than it should. The contract you sign will likely include a confusing mix of telecom jargon, pricing structures, tariffs and service guides. Every bill you pay will typically include 10 percent or more in overcharges and unchallenged errors. Of course, you can… read more

The 6 Core Services Of Telecommunications Consulting

The 6 Core Services Of Telecommunications Consulting

The telecommunications industry is a rapidly changing landscape. There are new services, new technologies, and decisions to be made based on a different set of facts around every corner. Just when you think you have found your way to the perfect telecom solution for your company, there is a new option to consider. The ever-changing world of telecommunications had created a great need for telecom… read more

How a Grocery Store Chain Saved $627,000 on Telecom Expenses

How a Grocery Store Chain Saved $627,000 on Telecom Expenses

Realizing their recurring telecom service costs as being one of their most expensive monthly line item outlays, a grocery store chain based in North Carolina was prompted to contact Profit Advisory Group (PAG) to request a professional audit on current spending and accurate billing on all of their telecom services including local, long distance, cellular and DSL. Telecom Audit Overview This… read more

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