Add A Personal Touch To The Way You Run Your Small Business

conference call appAs a small business owner, networking is everything. Establishing bonds and making connections, while talking to everyone from suppliers to vendors to customers and their families! The insights and nuggets of information acquired from the people who are supporting your business are very valuable. And it’s up to you to position your budding brand (and ultimately, yourself!) as capable, desirable and ready to offer a quality product or service. Building a rapport with everyone leaves an impression that is as important now as it is down the line.

This is where using free conference calls and the free conference call app can work to build stronger relationships with everyone you communicate with. Free conference calls make 2-way communication easier, making your business appear more approachable, accessible and friendly. The ability to communicate by call or by video for free and with high-quality audio and video sends the message of professionalism and makes your small business look appealing. Here’s how free conference calling gives your business that personal touch:… Read more →

How Online Meetings Make Solopreneurs Look Extra Professional

When you’re running your own business you know how much heavy lifting goes on behind the scenes. A one-person operation might be scary, but there are so many ways it can go right, granted you put in the time, effort, and resources needed to see your baby take flight!

Solopreneur MeetingOne way to get the job done is to recognize the power of clear and effective communication by hosting online meetings. As the solopreneur jack (or jill) of all trades that you are and have to be, one aspect of your business that needs care and attention is communications.… Read more →

9 Foolproof Ways To Save Money When Starting A Business

Small business meetingIt’s hard to think that some of the mega-corporations today came from such humble beginnings as small businesses! With nothing but a wing and a prayer, these forward-thinking future CEOs forked over lots of their time, and tons of their money to pursue their dreams of entrepreneurship. And to imagine that most of our household items, the ones we couldn’t possibly manage our day to day without, are quite literally a product and combination of innovation and the courage to see it through to the end from merely a dream.… Read more →

4 Reasons Why Recording Your Meetings Improves Performance

If you need any more proof that video has become such an integral part of our lives at home and in business, just take a quick scan around you. Notice the use of a camera in the technology you use every day, like in the corner of your smartphone, at the top of your computer, even at a busy intersection downtown. Everywhere, we have the ability to see via a lens and be transported somewhere else.

Meeting RecordLike in a meeting, perhaps? For your next brainstorming or networking sync, open your email and you’ll most probably see video recording details attached. Easy, reliable, and with all the bells and whistles to improve any meeting, group communication video technology has become an effective way we communicate with each other.… Read more →

International Conference Calling and the Globalization of the Workplace

International Conference Calling Helps Entrepreneurs Hire International Talent

Airport international talentThanks to advances in technology like free conference calls, the 21st century workplace is more globalized than ever. These days, every business is leveraging the power of international conference calling to communicate with someone from outside their city, from small start-ups to multinational corporations.

As an entrepreneur, you too can use the power of international conference calling for one of the most difficult tasks that small businesses face: hiring the right talent. If you don’t have much experience in this field, or don’t know where to start, don’t worry! You’ve come to the right place.… Read more →

Working Effectively With Remote Teams Using Free Screen Sharing Software

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Times are changing. So too are the way businesses and employees operate. In no way is this transformation more apparent than the sharp rise in remote working, or telecommuting, among certain job sectors. According to a 2015 Gallup poll, nearly 40% of the U.S. workforce has telecommuted—up from just 9% only a decade prior. As businesses streamline and younger, tech-savvy people continue to join the ranks of the working, this figure is only likely to increase. In today’s blog, we will be taking a look at the unique advantages and challenges associated with telecommuting and how technologies such as free screen sharing and conference calling facilitate communication among remote teams.

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Boost your Engagement During Online Web Meetings with These 10 Tips!

Not too many people enjoy online web meetings. In order to have less, each meeting should be as efficient as possible. A key factor in meeting efficiency is engagement from your participants. In this post, we will talk about the 10 tips to boost your engagement during online web meetings.Online meeting engagement

Start or End the online meeting with a joke.

This humor-loving writer strongly believes that starting with a joke would swiftly get the attention of your attendees. Here’s an example: “How many employees does it take to fix an echo? No, seriously someone fix that echo or you’re all fired.”

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Prioritizing Career Development in Small Businesses

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Small Business Online Conferencing Tips: Career Development

Big or small, businesses depend on getting the best out of those they employ. From interns and temps all the way up to founders and CEOs, no business can succeed without a solid team of people behind it. For this reason, it is important for businesses of any size to offer their employees pathways for career development in their respective fields. In today’s blog, we’ll be examining why career development is critical for the long-term success of small businesses as well as some ways small business owners and managers can utilize online conferencing and informal one-on-one meetings to help their valued employees grow and succeed within the company.

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Ways to Share your Nonprofit’s Success using Social Media

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Sharing is Caring: Promoting Your Nonprofit’s Cause and Accomplishments Through Social Media

Growing up, many of us learned that modesty is a virtue and that it’s bad to boast about one’s accomplishments. In order to improve the visibility, name recognition, and the success of your nonprofit, however, it is necessary to promote your organization and its work in a smart, effective manner. In today’s blog, we’ll be discussing some of the ways nonprofit organizations utilize social media to raise awareness —and funds —for their causes!

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What you Need to Run a Non-Profit from Your Home

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Remote Work Tips: 5 Essentials for Running a Non-profit from Home

What’s better than doing something that makes a real difference in the world? Doing it from home. In addition to the convenience of being able to tackle tasks from the comfort of your own home, operating a non-profit out of your own residence through remote work is a good way to cut out the costs associated with renting an office space. Starting a non-profit organization is no small task, so it is important that you surround yourself with people who share your values and have the right experience to help you along the way. In today’s blog, we’ll be sharing some tips on how to get your non-profit off the ground and run it from home.

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