February 19, 2009 15:39 ET

US Patent and Trademark Office Awards Patent for Invention of Web-Based Phone Services

Leading Firm in Hosted Telephony and Lead Management Gains Broad Method Patent Protection on Apparatus System and Method for Auxiliary Functions Performed From a Web Page Like Voice Messaging, Call Monitoring, Call Recording, Call Transfer, Conference Calling, Call Hang-Up, and Take-Back and Transfer

PROVO, UT--(Marketwire - February 19, 2009) - announced today that it received notice of approval of patent number 20080298560 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its invention of unique and innovative telephony functions that can occur from a web page. is the leading provider of web-based phone dialer technologies that dramatically increase productivity for professional sales organizations who sell remotely. is most known as the inventor of the first hosted dialer technology built into lead management CRM software solutions and designed specifically for business-to-business (B2B) companies. is also known for its award-winning PowerDialer™ for that embeds its flagship phone dialer software into the world's leading CRM solution. also pioneered the concept and technology behind lead response management or immediate callback of web-based leads in conjunction with ground-breaking research done with Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Sloan School of Management at MIT.

"This patent is the first approved and one of the most important of the many patents-pending in our portfolio," says Dave Elkington, CEO of, "because it allows us to assertively protect the core component of our PowerDialer technology which has become the leading dialer solution for companies trying to increase productivity in their inside sales and lead generation departments. The inside sales or remote selling space is an industry that is particularly relevant in light of our current economy. Buyers often prefer the time-savings of remote sales over face-to-face."

Inside Sales was ranked the 2nd most effective method of lead generation in 2008 by BtoB Magazine.

About is the leading provider for on-demand technologies specifically designed for inside sales and lead generation. avidly promotes Power Dialers as alternatives over Predictive Dialer technologies for increased net sales results. InsideSales combines telephony 'Power Tools' with marketing automation software to be put into the hands of sales teams. integrates with and has clients like Omniture, Dun & Bradstreet and many of the largest online insurance, mortgage, and education providers.

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