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The Case for Reliability: Traditional Telephony vs. VoIP

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Jul 2, 2015 9:17:00 AM


Many businesses are now asking themselves if they should make the switch from traditional Public Switched Telephone Networks (PSTNs) for cheaper Voice Over IP (VoIP) alternatives. When considering a switch, you need to consider what the priorities are for your audio conferencing service and what the impact of changing to an internet based service could mean.  

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Topics: Audio Conferencing

Work From Home? 13 Tools for Greater Organization, Management & Communication

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Apr 28, 2015 10:11:00 AM


Being in the conferencing industry, I know many people who have the ability to work anywhere and everywhere (including myself!). As long as WiFi is available, it is easily manageable to complete everyday tasks. But an internet connection doesn't necessarily mean we get our work done efficiently or at all. Sometimes being disconnected from the team is a huge hindrance, and when you need to collaborate to move a project forward, communicating remotely can get messy without the proper process and tools in place.  

To help make it easier for those who have flexible work schedules, there are many new tools that help get the job done. Take a look at the below 13 tools for greater organization, management & communication that we've compiled based on the Inbound.org discussion boards for those who work from home! 

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Topics: Effective Meetings, Audio Conferencing, Web Conferencing

Audio & Web Conferencing Services Free for the Next 30 Days to US Businesses Affected by Snowstorms

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Feb 26, 2015 1:19:00 PM

 With snowstorms all across the United States, getting to the office has proven to be difficult and treacherous. With the roads becoming unmanageable, employees are working from home to wait out the storm.  Breakdowns in communication with clients and co-workers will become challenging for many, along with delays in work productivity. 

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Topics: Audio Conferencing, Web Conferencing

Top 5 Audio Conferencing Faux Pas You Should Avoid!

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Nov 14, 2014 12:10:25 PM


Audio conferencing has been around for sometime now. Almost everyone who has worked in an office environment has used it and many people use it multiple times a day. Typically, when you jump on your first conference call you don't receive an email of do's and don'ts or Google "best practices", you just dial the conference number, enter the access code and then awkwardly wait for everyone else to join and start the call.

Have you ever seen the popular YouTube Video, Conference call in real life?  Check it out, it is hysterical and sadly, pretty accurate. 

Conference calls are best utilized when you need to meet with a small group of people who work remotely and need to discuss a specific agenda.  Take note on our top five audio conferencing faux pas you should avoid to ensure you don't embarrass yourself on your next conference call! Or at least some takeaway tips for being your best self over the conference line.  

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Topics: Audio Conferencing

Audio Conferencing Done Right!

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Oct 17, 2014 2:35:00 PM


Conference calls are here to stay. They make conducting global business accessible, allow organizations to keep in touch regularly and easily, all which reduces the number of face-to-face meetings required. However, without being able to see the person you are talking to, audio conference calling will always have a somewhat impersonal feel. Conference calls don’t have to die; we just have to find ways to keep the calls more interesting to compete with the ever present distraction of the computer, tablet and mobile phone.

 

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Topics: Audio Conferencing

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