TalkSwitch launches VAR channel sales training seminar series geared to boost revenue

TalkSwitch-On-tour series will offer new tools and revenue building opportunities for VARs selling telephony products and services to small and multi-location businesses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


OTTAWA, ON - October 25, 2005 - TalkSwitch, a company specializing in the design and manufacture of innovative telephone systems for small and multi -location businesses, today announced the launch of the TalkSwitch -On -Tour seminar series, a sales training event designed to help existing and potential TalkSwitch resellers increase revenues.

Each full -day seminar will feature TalkSwitch product demonstrations, overviews of the lucrative small business market with helpful tips on how to sell into it, an introduction to the new TalkSwitch &You channel partner program and a variety of networking opportunities. At each event, members of the TalkSwitch sales team will be on hand to present new sales incentives, provide a sneak peek at the next phase of TalkSwitch development and introduce new sales tools to resellers.

"Our reseller partners are tremendously valuable to us," said Tim Welch, Vice President of Sales, TalkSwitch. "The TalkSwitch -On -Tour series is a way for us to say thank you to those resellers. It gives us the chance to meet existing and prospective resellers face to face, present them with new sales and marketing tools, and to share ideas and strategies about ways to increase their revenues by selling even more TalkSwitch product."

The initial stages of the tour will kick off in Ottawa on November 10th, followed by stops in Detroit on November 15th, New York City on November 17th, Los Angeles on December 6th and Oakland on December 8th. Additional dates will be scheduled throughout the early part of 2006 and will be announced at a later time.

Interested parties can register for, or get more information about, any of the seminars by visiting w2.talkswitch.com/sales/talkswitchontour or by calling 1 -888 -332 -9322 x 301.

Each TalkSwitch -On -Tour seminar is open to existing TalkSwitch resellers, as well as suppliers and VARs looking to expand their reach into the small business marketplace. Attendance at the events is free, but space is limited. All registrants in attendance will be entered into a draw to win a VoIP -equipped TalkSwitch 48 -CVA valued at $1795 USD.

TalkSwitch has a growing reseller network with over 1000 channel partners in North America. The TalkSwitch -On -Tour series is a part of the recently introduced TalkSwitch &You channel program.

About TalkSwitch®
TalkSwitch® is dedicated to providing small and multi -location businesses with innovative telecommunications solutions. Since 1990, TalkSwitch has delivered rich features, high functionality and unbeatable value. Ideal for businesses with up to 32 telephone users per office, TalkSwitch systems provide users with options to connect to both the traditional telephone network (PSTN) and Voice over IP (VoIP) networks. TalkSwitch is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information call (888) 332 -9322 or visit our website at www.talkswitch.com.

For more information, please contact:

Chris Brennan
Public Relations Manager,
TalkSwitch
613.725.2980 x 136
888.332.9322 x 136
cbrennan@talkswitch.com



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