Conferencing Tips & Tricks

Screen Sharing For Businesses – An essential tool?

Effective communication is essential for successful business. Whilst face-to-face communication may appear quick and simple, in many situations it isn’t practical or possible due to distance or costs of travel. Thankfully, advances in technology have provided businesses with novel alternatives to meeting in person and screen sharing is one of these methods. Software which enables screen sharing for businesses, allows people to share their computer screen content live for others to stream to their own screens elsewhere. ...

Online Conferencing Tools – Making Things Easier

We live in a world where a significant chunk of our communication occurs via the internet. We therefore need reliable and efficient tools to initiate this communication. ‘Online conferencing’ or ‘Web conferencing’  is a novel communication method which is rapidly growing in popularity. It holds a range of advantages over traditional telephone conferencing and is the best-suited method of communication for a number of business scenarios. What are online conferencing tools? Internet-based conferencing provides a wide array of additional features in order to help us communicate and collaborate effectively. Online conferencing technology is constantly developing, bringing new capabilities for online business meetings. Unlike regular conference calls, web conferencing gives participants access to a number of tools which hold the power to share a lot more than just audio. One of the features includes  video conferencing - a tool which allows attendees to turn a call into a virtual face-to-face meeting by switching on their...

Screen Sharing – Taking Advantage of a New Tool

In some ways screen sharing is similar to a video call, but instead of showing your camera you show all or part of your computer screen. This gives the effect of your participants being 'virtually' over your shoulder, watching as you use an app or website. They can see you click on different windows, fill in forms, or cycle through images. There are lots of uses...

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Headsets – Why You Need One and What To Look For

As communication technology improves, it's becoming easier to simulate face-to-face meetings right from our computers. With modern conferencing solutions, we can now see each other, talk to each other, share and present files and documents, and even share what's on our screens - all from the comfort of our desks. These new solutions for collaborating are great, and generally don't require any extra equipment. But one piece of kit that lends itself well is a headset. Headsets have been around for a while - they're basically a pair of headphones with a built in microphone. But a subtle features make them great for web conferencing. If you make conference calls (or even just phone calls) regularly, it can be worth investing...

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Using Conference Calls for Customer and Staff Support

It's often the case that an issue with a customer, or indeed an internal issue, requires a collaborative effort to find the best solution. This is where many organisations could be making better use of conference calling. Conference calls, being a simple and effective way to bring lots of people together regardless of their location, can be a real benefit to businesses. What's more, today's conferencing platforms can be very easily integrated into existing working operat...