Body Language on a Video Conference

It’s common knowledge that body language or nonverbal communication makes up a majority of how we’re perceived by others in a conversation—some studies suggest up to 95%! With more and more people conducting meetings, interviews, and other important business conversations online and through video conferencing, many forget how important body language is, even if it’s through a screen. Whether you’re a conference call host or a participant, you can improve your web conference experience and your quality of communication with […]

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Why All-in-One Web Conferencing Works

It’s well known that there’s a trend in technology toward gadgets and software that seem to do it all—with users able to take advantage of a dizzying number of functions and features within the same service. Web conferencing has done the same, transforming from simple webinar or video conferencing services to all-in-one collaboration platforms for meetings, events, training, etc. But this kind of collaboration-based software is more than just a trend—it’s already changed the way that companies, large and small, […]

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10 Things to Do Before a Web Conference Meeting

Web conferencing is a great way to make meetings easy for anyone in the world to join. Whether you use them to avoid travel and other material costs, or you simply want to take meetings online and make them simple, web conferences can be easy, efficient, and highly productive form of collaboration for your business. What are the things you need to do before any successful meeting via web conference? Here’s a handy checklist to get you started on all […]

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Why You Still Need Phone Conferencing Audio Over VoIP

With more and more people using webinars, video conferencing, and webcasting for their conferencing needs, to some it may seem like phone conferencing is less needed, or a thing of the past. Can’t you just use the typically free VoIP audio built into a web conferencing service? Well, the answer is yes, but the overwhelming feedback is that it just doesn’t work as well as good old fashioned phone lines, which is why they’re still used in addition to online […]

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How Conference Calls Help the Environment

It’s common knowledge that business today is almost all conducted online, making files digital, communication global, and meetings virtual. But many businesses and individuals continue to rely on older methods of conducting business—which certainly doesn’t have to be a bad thing, but it can sometimes have a negative impact on the environment when it comes to two things: travel and paper. We think it’s important to understand the positive ways in which web and phone conferencing can actually impact the […]

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How to Create the Best Presentation for a Web Conference

Whether you’re holding a meeting with a few key employees and partners, sharing files and projects with a group, or hosting a webinar for a big audience, web conferencing is the best way to share an engaging and interactive presentation with anyone in the world. If you’ve never really understood online presentations and you prefer giving them in person, you haven’t done a PowerPoint or other presentation since you were in school, or you simply want to make your web […]

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How to Get Conference Attendees to Show Up (And Show up On Time)

So, you’ve decided to host a conference call or web conference to a hold a meeting or presentation with employees and partners all over the state, country, or world. But how do you get people to actually “show up” to the call or meeting? Here is a comprehensive guide to motivating and reminding potential attendees to take part in your phone or web conference—and arrive on time and prepared.   Advertise & Incentivize If you’re offering a webinar or other […]

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Phone Conferences and Web Conferences: Do You Want to Integrate Them?

Why integrate your phone conference and web conference for your next meeting?  This is an especially apt question when you already have VOIP nested in your web conference platform. It seems much more convenient to just use a web conferencing platform. And you would accrue significant savings cutting out the conference calling bridge. There are five upsides though to using those good old fashioned conference call connections: The phone is universally available for conference calls while the computer is not. […]

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Dress Up Your PowerPoint™  Presentation with Free Software

One of the challenges of doing a Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation for your webinar is dressing up your slides to convey a professional image. Many of us are technically challenged when designing PowerPoint™.  Also, we may not have the eye for design or the time to create visually appealing and compelling presentations. Poorly designed unreadable PowerPoint™ slides can leave your webinar audience clueless.