Latest 800-The-Info Stories

2010-11-01 09:30:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paisley Group has ranked Verizon directory assistance service as the best among major 411 providers, according to the group's fall 2010 evaluation of directory assistance services. Verizon had top scores in customer fulfillment, which includes the accuracy and details for listings requests, and in customer care, which evaluates customer satisfaction with the 411-call experience. "The Paisley Group ranking is a testament to our thousands of...

2009-07-22 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The free business-directory assistance service 1-800-THE-INFO has added the first-of-its-kind advertising marketplace for business owners, no matter how limited their budgets. The service uses a simple Web-based process to create, target and track interactive voice ads that are inserted into the directory assistance calls. "While people call 1-800-THE-INFO for a variety of free business-directory listings, you can pretty much count on Friday night being...

2008-11-10 15:00:18

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The information service 1-800-THE-INFO on Monday (Nov. 10) awarded six prizes for Rock My Room, a six-week promotion geared to college students. The free business-directory-assistance service, which offers thousands of local business listings to callers, offered prizes to six randomly selected callers who used the service between Aug. 14 and Sept. 30. "We knew that thousands of students and other consumers would warm to the business-search options offered...

2008-08-14 12:00:43

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The free business directory assistance service 1-800-THE-INFO will launch Friday (Aug. 15) Rock My Room -- a six-week promotion geared to students heading to college in the fall. All callers will get a chance to win great prizes when they call 1-800-THE-INFO now through Sept. 30. "We know that 1-800-THE-INFO offers the kind of free business search options people want, and college students preparing for school or settling in can make great use of it," said...

Word of the Day
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.