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Keypad Cloud Phone System Product Updates — May 2019

Keypad Cloud Phone System Product Updates — May 2019

The Keypad mobile app now includes Call History and Voicemail tabs, making it faster and easier to respond to missed calls. Call or text callers from the app with just one click!

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Carl Morrison Hosts Smith.ai's Maddy Martin on The Paralegal Voice Podcast

Carl Morrison Hosts Smith.ai's Maddy Martin on The Paralegal Voice Podcast

On an episode entitled Automation in the Legal Industry: How AI Empowers Paralegals, Carl interviews Maddy about the impact of automation and AI on the legal industry, how Smith.ai works with law firms, and what paralegals should look for when vetting new technology for their office.

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Jim Hamilton Hosts Smith.ai's Maddy Martin on EmTech Cast: A Brighter Future with AI

Jim Hamilton Hosts Smith.ai's Maddy Martin on EmTech Cast: A Brighter Future with AI

On this episode of CompTIA's emerging technology podcast, EmTech Cast, Smith.ai's head of growth and education, Maddy Martin, discusses with host Jim Hamilton how artificial intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies operate in our lives and work today, from mundane tasks like data entry to augmenting worker skill sets with things like language translation.

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Smith.ai’s Maddy Martin Featured in Keynote Panel at CompTIA Communities & Councils Forum (CCF)

Smith.ai’s Maddy Martin Featured in Keynote Panel at CompTIA Communities & Councils Forum (CCF)

In March 2019, Smith.ai's head of growth and education Maddy Martin played several roles at the second annual CompTIA Communities & Councils Forum in Chicago, IL, most notably as a panelist at the opening keynote session focused on "the future gap" between our expectations of emerging technology and the current reality of its implementation.

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Referral Marketing For The Win with Maddy Martin: Pop-up Episode on The Maximum Lawyer Podcast

Referral Marketing For The Win with Maddy Martin: Pop-up Episode on The Maximum Lawyer Podcast

The Maximum Lawyer’s Jim Hacking interviews Smith.ai’s head of growth and education Maddy Martin about what's new at Smith.ai and her upcoming talk at MaxLawCon19.

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Smith.ai Chat Now Includes Real-Time English-Spanish Translation

Smith.ai Chat Now Includes Real-Time English-Spanish Translation

Many U.S.-based small businesses serve English- and Spanish-speaking clients, which is why we have bilingual receptionists on our virtual receptionist team who staff our live calls and web chats. Now, we've added real-time English-Spanish translation to Smith.ai Web Chat so our English-speaking receptionists can provide instant and accurate responses to Spanish speakers visiting your website.

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Dina Eisenberg of Outsource Easier Hosts Live Chat with Smith.ai's Maddy Martin

Dina Eisenberg of Outsource Easier Hosts Live Chat with Smith.ai's Maddy Martin

Earlier today, Dina Eisenberg, Esq., owner of Outsource Easier, hosted a live chat with Maddy Martin, Smith.ai's head of growth and education. Watch the video replay to tap into advice for building efficiency and balance into your small law practice.

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Indie Law's Joey Vitale Hosts Smith.ai's Maddy Martin on The Indie Show

Indie Law's Joey Vitale Hosts Smith.ai's Maddy Martin on The Indie Show

Smith.ai client Joey Vitale is the founding attorney at Indie Law, a law firm for creative professionals that specializes in trademarks. He also runs the Indie Show, a live chat show hosted on Facebook, and yesterday, hosted Maddy Martin, Smith.ai's head of growth and education. Tune in to their half-hour chat, where they cover a wide range of small-business tips, including the best lead follow-up processes, event marketing on a small budget, and a lot more.

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Announcing the Smith.ai Zap on Zapier!

Announcing the Smith.ai Zap on Zapier!

Zapier rhymes with "happier" — and that's exactly what you'll be when you use Smith.ai's new Zap to automate data capture, workflows, alerts, and tasks.

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Smith.ai's Maddy Martin Interviewed on The Un-Billable Hour Podcast

 Smith.ai's Maddy Martin Interviewed on The Un-Billable Hour Podcast

Tune in to hear Smith.ai's head of growth and education Maddy Martin speak with Christopher Anderson, host of The Un-Billable Hour podcast, about communication best practices for small-firm attorneys. With responsiveness the most common theme among bar complaints, it's critical that attorneys improve their speed and methods of communicating with leads, clients, and other parties. Tune in to hear Maddy and Christopher's conversation, which is chock-full of actionable tips.

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3 Smith.ai Clients Featured on High Performance Counsel

3 Smith.ai Clients Featured on High Performance Counsel

High Performance Counsel runs a Spotlight column featuring interviews with forward-thinking attorneys across the country. This month, Smith.ai clients Justie Nicol, Joey Vitale, and Emily Cooper shared the stage. Check out their Q&A and discover some of the secrets behind their high-performing small law practices.

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New Feature: Outbound Receptionist Calls from Your Business Phone Number

New Feature: Outbound Receptionist Calls from Your Business Phone Number

Smith.ai receptionists have made outbound calls for our clients from the start, but until recently, when we made those calls, your Smith.ai number appeared on caller ID. Now, you can opt to have your main business number appear on caller ID when we make outbound calls on your behalf. Learn more about this new feature from Smith.ai.

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Maddy Martin of Smith.ai Featured on In Re Legal Podcast

Maddy Martin of Smith.ai Featured on In Re Legal Podcast

Listen to Maddy Martin on In Re, The Legal Podcast brought to you by the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education. Maddy is on air, discussing seven tips to increase productivity in your small firm or solo practice.

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Keypad Cloud Phone System Product Updates — October 2018

Keypad Cloud Phone System Product Updates — October 2018

Hot off the production line: Outbound calls from your landline phones and images in your text messages! Read about Keypad's latest features.

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Smith.ai's Maddy Martin Featured on Crazy-Cheap Marketing Podcast with Andy Curry

Smith.ai's Maddy Martin Featured on Crazy-Cheap Marketing Podcast with Andy Curry

Tune in to this episode of the Crazy-Cheap Marketing podcast, with host Andy Curry and Smith.ai's head of growth and education Maddy Martin. Discover how to generate high-quality leads with targeted messaging and what mistakes to avoid.

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Keypad Cloud Phone System Product Updates — September 2018

Keypad Cloud Phone System Product Updates — September 2018

The developers at Smith.ai have been hard at work over the last few months adding new features to Keypad, Smith.ai's cloud phone system. Fax-by-email, imported contact lists, missed-call analytics, and improved voicemail transcription are just a few of the many improvements we've made. Read on to learn more about each new feature.

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Announcing SIP Calling with Keypad for Softphones and VOIP Desk Phones

Announcing SIP Calling with Keypad for Softphones and VOIP Desk Phones

Smith.ai's Keypad cloud phone system now supports SIP calling! This means you can use a SIP softphone or VOIP desk phone to make and receive calls using your Keypad number(s).

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Announcing Smith.ai Operator: We'll Coordinate Your Conference Calls

Announcing Smith.ai Operator: We'll Coordinate Your Conference Calls

We're pleased to announce a new service from Smith.ai, called Operator. With this service, Smith.ai receptionists will convene your conference calls with multiple participants. We'll bring all participants on the line, and then we'll call you to join them. Learn more about this service and how to get started.

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Receive Smith.ai Call Transfer Requests via Text Message (SMS)

Receive Smith.ai Call Transfer Requests via Text Message (SMS)

Would you prefer to get a call transfer request through a text message instead of a phone call? Smith.ai's receptionists can now alert you via SMS when you receive a call that meets your transfer criteria. Simply reply "Y" to accept or "N" to reject the transfer. Learn how to enable this new feature.

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Smith.ai Cofounder Justin Maxwell Featured on Evolve Law Podcast

Smith.ai Cofounder Justin Maxwell Featured on Evolve Law Podcast

Evolve Law podcast host Ian Connett, founder of QuantumJurist, and Smith.ai cofounder Justin Maxwell discuss Smith.ai's AI-forward services, which take the company far beyond the realm of basic "call answering." From call routing to client intake, hear how Justin and the team behind Smith.ai are using machine intelligence and smart integrations to level-up communications and lead conversion for solo and small-firm attorneys.

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