How To Go On A Virtual Field Trip

View of opened laptop on desk beside cactus and mobile device, displaying beautiful wooden forest up closeJust because we’re living in a new normal, it doesn’t mean students can’t escape the four walls of the classroom to see the world. In fact, that’s one of the biggest advantages of a virtual classroom – students now have the opportunity to experience far-off lands, different cities, and interesting locations in a way that’s safe and provides fantastic learning material.

Curious to know how video conferencing can transform a virtual classroom (or any online learning environment) into a dynamic and visually engaging space? Want to how both educators and learners, of all ages, from junior school to post-grad can benefit from a virtual field trip?… Read more →

What is a Virtual Training Session?

Man sitting at communal desk near window, engaged on laptop, using finger to navigate screen, with another person on laptop in background-minJust because the world has put a halt on how day to day life is carried out, doesn’t mean that learning has to follow the same path. In fact, it’s skyrocketed! You’ve probably heard the words “virtual training session” get thrown around quite a bit. That’s probably because with the advent of a worldwide shift to doing almost everything online, so too has training – all kinds of training!

Read on for a few pro-tips about what, why and how virtual training sessions are shaping the way people of all ages from all places learn, connect and share without limitations.… Read more →

How To Start A Support Group Online

Casual-looking man with laptop, smiling and looking into the distance to the right, seated at a picnic bench in a coffee shop-minSo you’re wondering how to start a support group online.

In light of a global pandemic, it’s been challenging for people to get the help and support they need. Being separated, and feeling disconnected, especially when in the throes of a mental health breakdown, trauma healing or in the middle of therapy treatment, it’s easy to feel derailed. Getting further away from the path towards healing can set anyone on a downward spiral.

But there’s hope – and lots of it.… Read more →

How Do Online Coaches Get Clients?

Over the shoulder view of stylish young woman seated at desk with open laptop, taking a video of herself with smartphoneSo you want to know how to get coaching clients fast. You’ve got the credentials. You’re educated, smart, passionate, and know your area inside out. You’ve got everything in place and your business is launched online – maybe not entirely, but you have an online presence and you’re eager to get your business going to attract the clients of your dreams.

Client acquisition is critical to the health of your online coaching business. Your face and presence are the foundational building blocks and how you’re able to present yourself in an online environment will determine how fast you’re able to get clients. Online is where you will be creating video, social media and written content, plus doing the bulk of your one-on-ones and group sessions using video conferencing.… Read more →

How Long Should A Study Session Be

View of three smiling students engaged and chatting while sitting on outdoor stairs, interacting with an open laptop and smartphoneWhen there’s a major exam looming or a final just around the corner, studying can feel like an overwhelming task. Do you study alone or with peers? Do you digest the material better in chunks, one full day or cramming the night before?

Whether it’s a chapter or a full semester worth of notes, textbooks, learning – allow for video conferencing technology to provide you with a study session that helps you feel more confident learning and retaining course material.

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What Is the Minimum Speed Required for Video Conferencing?

Close, side view of woman with headphones looking away and enthusiastically video chatting on mobile, using animated hand motionsGetting any job done right requires the right tools of the trade including the best free video conferencing! If you work remotely (or work in an office), for example, there are a few things you can’t live without (besides coffee) like a computer or mobile device. Maybe you prefer working from a desk or with a mouse for interacting on your computer more easily. A desk chair, headphones, perhaps a microphone – all tangible tools that drive productivity.

But what about the intangible things, the other items that streamline and enforce how work gets done? Things like free video conferencing and a solid internet connection?

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Your Complete Screen Sharing Etiquette Guide

Over the shoulder view of man working at his desktop, looking at screen while in a thoughtful, pensive positionIf you haven’t used free screen sharing to liven up your free video conferencing experience, now is the time to take it to the next level. Screen sharing software is one of the most valuable video conferencing tools able to completely transform any two-way group communication experience. It literally turns what you’re saying into a show by making any virtual meeting exponentially more engaging.

Not only does screen sharing breathe life into presentations, make pitches more relatable, produce more realistic virtual demonstrations, solve IT problems in real-time and so much more, screen sharing also has the capacity to truly revolutionize how you interact with your audience and vice versa.… Read more →

Start Screen Sharing For More Productive Meetings

lady-laptopScreen sharing is the go-to web conferencing feature that immediately boosts the productivity of online meetings. If you want a successful meeting, consider how screen sharing promotes better interactions, higher engagement, and improved participation.

Imagine being able to instantly see and interact with other users’ personal desktops. Rather than having to go through the motions of explaining something in a meeting to participants, you can show them with a few clicks of a button.

Let’s dive in a little deeper.… Read more →

What Do I Need for Web Conferencing?

lady with laptopWhen it comes to web conferencing software, there are plenty of options available that offer many communication solutions whether for work or play. To help cut through the clutter, here’s exactly what will come in handy in terms of hardware and software to have an effective web conference.

For starters, you will want to find a web conferencing solution that’s easy to navigate, effective in terms of offerings that are collaborative, and productive, and caters to the unique requirements of your communication needs both professionally and personally.

Let’s drill this down a little more.… Read more →

How Important Security Is For Your Conference Calls and Virtual Meetings

keyboard-laptopNow more than ever virtual meeting software has become a must-have for every household. Whether as a lifeline to the outside world for business or personal use, people everywhere are depending on two-way communication technology to connect.

Educators are relying on conference calls and virtual meetings to align with the admin about evolving curriculums to create lessons and learning plans for students. Medical practitioners are using online meeting services to provide immediate support and diagnostics. Families are counting on secure video conferences to stay in touch with loved ones near and far.… Read more →