Semper K9 fundraiser update

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The fundraiser we were helping with is now over, and we are so excited to report the number! Thanks to the generosity of the vendors participating, and those who shopped and donated, we raised over $1700 USD for this wonderful … Continue reading →

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New things coming!

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Sorry we have been a bit MIA from our blog the past few months. We have been taking some time off, thinking about how to make our site better, and the most exciting news of all is coming… a new … Continue reading →

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Budget Friendly Tips for Your New Rescue

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If you have decided to give a dog a second chance by rescuing them from a dog shelter or rescue group, good for you! Not only can you feel great about the choice you made to save a life, your. dogs guest post

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Heat Storm Review

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We were provided with a Heat Storm heater in exchange for our honest review. All opinions are our own. You may be wondering why we would be reviewing a space heater on a pet blog, but we have a very. reviews

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Augmented reality jewelry for pet lovers

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We have something really fun to share with you today. Have you heard of augmented reality? Code to Canvas has brought this fun technology to jewelry that you can enjoy. Not only are there fun designs for pet lovers, but. reviews

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10 reasons why guinea pigs make great pets

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10 reasons why guinea pigs make great pets – by James Alston writing for ExoticDirect ExoticDirect offer pet insurance for guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, hamsters, mice and other small pets. They also insure parrots, reptiles, tortoise and even pygmy hedgehogs! pet care

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Kaytee Cuddle-E Cup Review #ChewyInfluencer

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I received this item free of charge from Chewy in exchange for my honest review. It’s not always easy to find things that are made for hedgehogs. Yes, they are still quiet uncommon little pets! But luckily a lot of. hedgehogs reviews

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Everything You Need To Know Before Getting A Pet Parrot

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Owning a parrot is very rewarding. However, as any parrot owner knows there is a lot more to ownership than meets the eye. ExoticDirect insurers of exotic pets have compiled a 12 point checklist offering some handy advice and guidance. … Continue reading → birds guest post

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8x8 Launches Enterprise-Grade Team Messaging Solution

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Are you like the 91% of businesses that have two or more collaboration apps in use across your organization*? Has “collaboration” come to mean juggling multiple applications? What if you could provide your employees with one application for voice, video meetings and messaging?

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Symphony for Our World

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This Earth Day (April 22), Nat Geo WILD is airing a special commercial-free musical event, Symphony for Our World. It’s a beautiful hour-long special that has zero narration, and pairs breathtaking wildlife footage with original music created by rock band.

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The Sibley Guide to Birds #ChewyInfluencer

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I received this item free of charge from Chewy in exchange for my honest review. Spring is finally arriving in my part of the world, and with it, the return of many birds! Because we usually have a lot of. birds wildlife

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Dolphins: Voices in the Ocean

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Dolphins have always fascinated me, so when we got offered a review copy of the book Dolphins: Voices in the Ocean, I was very excited to read it. There is something about dolphins that capture our imagination, and if you … Continue reading → books wildlife

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BarkFest on NatGeoWild

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The Olympics are going to have some four-legged competition this year, with Nat Geo WILD’s fourth annual BarkFest event kicking off the same night. For the first time, BarkFest will span an entire week, including coverage of the Westminster Kennel. dogs tv

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The Shelter Pet Project

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Did you know that every year, of the 8 million dogs and cats that enter animal shelters, 3 million of these healthy and treatable pets are euthanized? It is such a sad statistic, you can read even more about the.

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Are You Ready for Cloud Communications?

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According to a recent 2018 study by International Data Group, one-third of the respondents shared that the IT department feels pressure to migrate 100% to the cloud. Are You Ready to Move Your Communication and Collaboration Systems to the Cloud?

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You Can Minimize Risk, Reduce Your TCO and Expand Globally

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These are only some of the reasons 8x8 was named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for UCaaS in 2018—for the seventh consecutive year. So you’re in the market for a new business communication system. You’ve probably already realized that the options can be confusing and overwhelming.

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Time for Manufacturers to Retool their Communications

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What is on Mike’s 2018 agenda? This post is part of a series focused on the manufacturing industry highlighting emerging trends affecting the employee and customer experience. The manufacturing industry is on a tear.

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Should You Come Clean About Chatbots?

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How Transparent Should You be About Chatbots? When offering customer assistance via a chatbot, do you let customers know they’re not talking to an agent? Or try to make it seem like they’re chatting with an agent? Tell them right out of the gate.

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How Digitization is Driven by Your Communication System

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A recent IDC study found that by the end of 2018, only 30% of manufacturers (and most likely all companies) investing in this area will be successful. New Changes and Digitization. The world has changed.

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Blurring the Lines of Enterprise Communications

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This is a guest blog post by Amy Lind , research manager at IDC. Customer engagement models and expectations are changing. As organizations increasingly compete on customer experience (CX) and engagement, senior managers are being tasked with transforming their company’s CX.

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Up Your Customer Service Game by Leveraging What You Have

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One recent study published by Marketing Week revealed that 75% of companies acknowledge that customer experience (CX) is of increasing strategic importance. Yet only 24% said that customer experience is fully embedded in their organization.

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4 Cloud Migration Pitfalls (and How to Avoid Them)

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In my almost 18 years at 8x8, we’ve helped thousands of companies move to the cloud, from fast-growing small businesses wanting to improve customer experience to Fortune 1000 multinational corporations looking to transform enterprise communications and collaboration across multiple offices and countries.

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3 Key Cost Saving Factors in Moving to the Cloud

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“What are the drivers of real cost savings?” is one of the most frequent questions I get from companies evaluating the move from on-premise to cloud communications. It’s a fair question, as vendors often include intangible “soft costs” into the equation to demonstrate value.

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New Communications Options for SMBs

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Download the 8x8 webinar called “A New Wave of Communications for SMBs,” that I did on June 28, 2018. This is a guest blog post by analyst Blair Pleasant who is co-hosting a webinar with 8x8 June 28 11am PT / 2pm ET and was originally posted on her blog. .

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CX-Ray Vision: The Experiences You Need In Your Business

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Today’s consumers are notoriously fickle. What’s the way to win their repeat business? In an acronym: CX. It’s all about the quality of your customer experience. Simply provide the fastest, easiest, most personalized, convenient, relevant, value-driven, mistake-free interactions. Slam-dunk, right?

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What you need to know about dog flu

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Canine Influenza (Dog Flu) continues to threaten our pets: there are 413 known positive cases in the US right now, up from just over 180 at the beginning of the 2018 calendar year.

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Top 10 Foods to Avoid Feeding Your Pet

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We all know how important it is to keep our pets healthy and safe. Did you know that these foods are bad for pets? This handy infographic gives 10 foods you should avoid feeding your pet, however there are others … Continue reading →

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The Secret Life of Crows

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Many people don’t realize just how amazingly smart crows are. This infographic from Capital Garden Services looks at just how smart and it makes for a really interesting read. Many believe they are just as smart as dolphins and apes. wildlife

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5 Quick Tips For Taking Your Pet To Work

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We love these great tips from PetPlan. They will help you get ready to celebrate “Take your pet to work day” on June 22nd! cats cute video dogs holidays pet care

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Treat your pup with a special homemade treat!

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If you love to spoil your dog, you’ve come to the right place! Our furry companions are constantly showering us with love and affection, so why not reciprocate the adoration? For their next birthday or special occasion, make them something. dogs holidays

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Animal Sleeping Habits Explored (Infographic)

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Hype or Reality? Importance of Customer Service as a Key Differentiator

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Whether you sell dresses, tires or professional services, you are likely facing much stiffer competition than before, from companies that offer fairly similar products or services.

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4 Good Reasons to Kill Email-Based Customer Support

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One thing I’ve seen firsthand and that’s also confirmed by 2018 Zendesk Research is that customer satisfaction for email support lags behind chat by 3% and behind phone by as much as 9%. Image by rawpixel from Pixabay.

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Setting the Record Straight on CSAT, NPS, and CES

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To summarize, the author of the article listened to earnings calls for 50 S&P 500 companies in 2018 and found that NPS was mentioned 150 times. Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay. This article was originally published on the FCR blog on July 2, 2019. Click here to read the original.

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6th Annual Paws for the Holidays

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It’s our 6th annual Paws for the Holidays fundraiser and we are excited to introduce this year’s charity, Semper K9. Semper K9 rescues dogs from shelters and trains them to be service dogs at no cost for disabled service members. … Continue reading →

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