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Jeff Hale is a communications and content marketing expert with extensive experience leading teams as a managing editor. He has deep knowledge of B2B communications technologies, including business phone systems and customer relationship management (CRM) software. Jeff is also an entrepreneur who knows the realities of launching and managing a small business, where he serves as a Content Director and SEO Consultant. In his role as an entrepreneur and professional, Jeff has identified new market opportunities for Fortune 500 clients and developed communications strategies and digital branding for tech startups and small businesses. Jeff holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California, Irvine, and an MBA from Chapman University.

Digital Marketing Consultant at Jeff Hale
January 2021 - Present
Managing Editor & Public Relations at Green Flower
April 2020 - November 2020
Content & Communications Manager at ISLE Surf & SUP
June 2019 - March 2020
Managing Editor at HiConsumption
August 2018 - June 2019
Managing Editor at Weedmaps
February 2016 - February 2018
News & Media Editor at Fox Interactive Media -
January 2006 - March 2009
Chapman University, The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
University of California, Irvine
Bachelor of English
English Language and Literature/Letters
Orange Coast College
Associate of Arts (A.A.)
English Language and Literature, General
Jeff's Product and Service Reviews
Our team conducts an independent analysis of products and services that can help manage your business.
Best Phone Systems for Dental Offices
RingCentral, Nextiva, 8x8, Zoom and Vonage are among the best...
The Best Phone Systems for Small Businesses
Compare the best business phone systems with detailed reviews to...
Best Phone Systems for Medical Offices
RingCentral, Nextiva, 8x8, Zoom and Vonage are excellent phone...
Best Business Phone Systems for VoIP
RingCentral, Nextiva, Ooma, Zoom and Dialpad are all excellent...
Best CRM Software of 2024
We've examined the best customer relationship management services...
Best Business Phone Systems for Restaurants
RingCentral, Ooma, Nextiva, Zoom and Diapad are excellent phone...
Remote PC Access Software: Our Top Picks for Small...
We reviewed the top remote access software providers to help you...
Jeff's Activity
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ConnectWise Control Review Review
ConnectWise Control's easy-to-use remote PC access software works for personal users, telecommuters and IT technicians. It is compatible across all mobile and desktop devices.
Updated October 12, 2023
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Hubspot Review Review
Learn how HubSpot’s CRM can integrate with the tools you use to track customer data and manage your customer relationships across marketing, sales and support departments.
Updated March 05, 2024
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NetSuite CRM Review Review
Find out if Oracle NetSuite CRM is the best fit for your organization’s unique requirements and goals.
Updated March 28, 2024
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Aircall Review Review
Aircall is a cloud-based phone system with an excellent mix of communication and productivity features for sales and customer service teams.
Updated May 07, 2024
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Is a Four-Line Phone System Right for Your Business?
What is a four-line phone system, and how do you know if you need one? Find out how these phone systems work and if one would be right for your business.
Updated January 08, 2024
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RemotePC Review Review
RemotePC by IDrive is the easiest remote PC access software to implement for your business. Setup involves a few quick and easy steps, the interface is clear and straightforward, and RemotePC offers fast connection and transfer times.
Updated October 02, 2023
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Freshsales CRM Review Review
Learn what makes Freshsales CRM unique in a competitive customer relationship management platform market.
Updated March 28, 2024
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What Is Non-Fixed VoIP?
Find out how non-fixed VoIP phone systems help small businesses communicate without the need for a physical location.
Updated October 20, 2023
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Zendesk Review and Pricing Plans Review
Learn how Zendesk can modernize your sales department and maximize productivity with a visual pipeline that’s dedicated to growing your revenue.
Updated March 05, 2024
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Pipedrive Review Review
Learn how Pipedrive CRM can help you track customer data and manage your entire sales process.
Updated April 01, 2024
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GoTo Connect Review Review
GoTo Connect is an all-in-one communications solution for small businesses looking for a cloud-based phone, meeting and messaging platform for hybrid and remote teams.
Updated May 08, 2024
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Zoho CRM Review Review
Discover what makes Zoho CRM an effective platform for remote teams and anyone looking for time-saving automation.
Updated March 28, 2024
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Ooma Review Review
With robust features and an easy-to-use interface, Ooma is the best business phone system for small businesses. See pricing and plans.
Updated May 10, 2024
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How to Get a Business Phone Number
This guide explains the benefits of a business phone number and walks you through the steps to obtain a phone number for your company.
Updated April 22, 2024
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How to Conference Call on an Android
This guide includes a step-by-step breakdown of how to set up and run a conference call using an Android mobile device.
Updated January 08, 2024
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RingEX vs. Dialpad: Which Phone System Is Better?
We'll examine RingEX and Dialpad side by side to help you make the best decision for your business phone system in 2024.
Updated June 05, 2024
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Zoho Assist Review Review
Zoho Assist is great remote PC access software for companies that offer their customers hands-on technical support for their products. It's also optimal for small and midsize businesses that need to do remote computer maintenance.
Updated October 05, 2023
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Salesforce CRM Review Review
Discover if Salesforce’s Small Business CRM is the best fit for your unique requirements.
Updated March 28, 2024
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RingEX Review Review
RingEX is a reliable communications platform for businesses with hybrid and remote employees. Learn about the collaborative features and 2024 pricing.
Updated May 06, 2024
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Keap CRM Review Review
Keap is a strong contact management software with robust marketing, sales and e-commerce tools built-in. The functionality and interface are top of the line, but it's not a lightweight solution, and is better suited for larger companies.
Updated April 25, 2024