Unified Communications and Collaboration

3 Ways to Reduce Stress While Planning for an Important Business Event

Posted by Kathleen Thompson - 1Source Events LLC on May 4, 2017 1:53:41 PM

We have all had exciting events in our lives where we took lots of time, energy, and money to make them memorable experiences.  Producing exceptional webinars and high profile operator assisted conference call experiences takes careful planning, thoughtful consideration, strategic sourcing and superior execution. 

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Topics: collaboration, webinar, Events, operator assisted audio, online events, virtual events

5 Tips to More Successful Video and Web Conferencing Experiences

Posted by Eric Lee on Jan 27, 2017 12:24:50 PM

If you have spent enough time in any realm of business, you have most likely encountered situations where you have had to conduct conference calls with colleagues, business partners, or clients. But when you do this on a regular basis, you will recognize the opportunity you have to fine tune your conferencing methods and create a more successful, productive experience for everyone involved. So how can that be done? Simply by implementing a few useful tips. In this post, we will introduce five straightforward and effective ways to make conferencing even more productive.

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Topics: Web Conference, unified communications, video conferencing, Conferencing Tips, webinar, online conferencing, conference call

7 Webinar Mistakes You Want to Avoid

Posted by CallTower Blog Team on Nov 6, 2014 9:30:00 AM

A webinar may seem like it is simple enough to throw together and get great results from it. But you'd be surprised at how many mistakes people can make. When you are doing your webinars make sure that you avoid these 7 mistakes to ensure success!

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Topics: collaboration, Adobe Connect, webinar, elearning

Why is web conferencing important for business today?

Posted by CallTower Blog Team on May 30, 2014 8:04:00 AM


All businesses are the same in the sense that they all want to maximize their profitability. One way to ensure that this happens is to continually increase your outreach to consumers. Today, technology is a major component of how businesses operate. Everyone is using the most up-­‐to-­‐date smart phones and tablets to conduct their business on the go. These products allow you to always be connected to your job and give you the ability to follow up on things at any moment or any destination. A part of this technology craze that has taken over business is online conferencing. Web conferencing can cater to any type of business transactions, whether it’s, business to consumer, business-­‐to-­‐business, or internal affairs.

Web conferencing allows a business to reach out to a massive amount of clients across the globe. The term ‘web conferencing’ is a wide term that encompasses a wide variety of ways to deliver their message to a consumer. They can vary from a webinar, which is the online version of a seminar, to a live video conference, which allows you to see your business partners from anywhere on the planet.

Webinars

You’re probably asking yourself, well this seems cool, but why do businesses need these? Well the answer isn’t a simple one because depending on the specific business’s wants and needs it can vary extensively. For example, maybe one company just started to use Microsoft Skype for Business, a webinar session will give you the training on the software to make sure that the transition your company has is seamless. All the information that you need in order to train your company on how to use the software is right on your fingertips in a webinar. Furthermore, it is a lot more convenient to watch a webinar from anywhere on the planet then to have to either go through the hassles of learning something new yourself, or having to pay traveling expenses to go to a seminar. All that you have to do is pay a small fee for the webinar, even if you just want to learn how to use this software on your own, you are entitled to the power of information through the Internet.

Video Conferencing

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Topics: Web Conference, web meeting, online meeting, team meeting, collaboration, video conferencing, web conferencing, Microsoft Lync, online meetings, audio conferencing, online event, mobile conferencing, webinar, mobile web conferencing, Web Conferencing Blog, web conferencing video

5 Reasons your business should be using Adobe Connect

Posted by Seanna Baumgartner on Apr 25, 2013 10:39:00 AM

Now more than ever, people need the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, partners, and customers—around the world and across technical boundaries. 

Video Conferencing has been evolving continuously over recent years and it originates in a variety of formats.  You can access it from applications such as Facetime for iPhone and Skype, as well as high-definition cameras in boardrooms.  Consumers can choose many different outlets to meet their web conferencing needs.  Video Conferencing with audio conferencing is now easily available across all technical boundaries, from high-end digital equipment to your own personal mobile device. 

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Topics: unified communications capabilities, web meeting, collaboration, video conferencing, web conferencing, Microsoft Lync, audio conferencing, Adobe Connect, webinar, video conferencing tips, elearning, desktop video conferencing

Five Reasons to Implement Skype for Business / Lync

Posted by Seanna Baumgartner on Apr 9, 2013 10:44:00 AM

Microsoft Skype for Business/Lnyc is a valuable unified communications tool that can improve the efficiency of your business by a streamlining internal and external interactions between employees and internal groups.  

Many large businesses implement Microsoft Skype for Business, but small to medium sized businesses (SMB) can utilize Skype for Business as well.  Skype for Business can help improve collaboration within your organization no matter what size it may be.  When searching for a unified communications platform that is right for your business, you must evaluate several key components of your organization to determine what solution is right for you. Whether it is maintaining connectivity with mobile devices, ensuring high quality video conferencing, integration with existing products and services or saving your business money.  Microsoft Skype for Business can meet all of your needs.

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Topics: Web Conference, unified communications capabilities, video conference benefit, online meeting, team meeting, collaboration, video conferencing, web conferencing, Microsoft Lync, Conferencing Tips, small business web conference, online meetings, audio conferencing, mobile conferencing, webinar, video conferencing tips