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Small Businesses Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Streaming Video

Small Business Streaming Video

When it comes to the idea of streaming video for your small business, do you steer clear of any opportunity to do so? Are you frightened by the thought of paying an arm and a leg to host an online event or webinar? Is the idea of being on live video keeping you from accomplishing your business goals? Don’t be …

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Four Examples of Successful Online Events for Companies to Try

Successful Online Events

It’s time to embrace the new normal. Online events are no longer a “nice to have” option for businesses. They’re a necessity! As in-person events slowly rebuild from the impact of COVID-19, companies can rely on online events to keep customers and fans engaged from afar. Fortunately, virtual events and online meetings offer a flexible structure to accommodate a wide variety of …

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Is Your Video Meeting Etiquette on Point?

Video Meeting Etiquette

Businesses across the globe have been hosting video meetings, webcasts, and online events for years now. However, the difference in location isn’t an excuse to throw meeting etiquette out the window. Video meetings have a distinct set of meeting rules that attendees are expected to follow. Everyone knows the basics like showing up on time and being prepared, but are …

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Three Reasons Why an Online Meeting Is Better Than an Email

Why are online meetings better than email

We’ve all heard the business adage, “Never hold a meeting for something that could have been solved in an email.” While this saying is true for most aspects of business, other situations require non-verbal communication which only a meeting can provide. For businesses working virtually, online meetings solve this communication problem. Take a look at these three convincing reasons why online …

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The Future of Conferences: Will Events Remain Virtual in 2021?

The Future of Conferences: Will Events Remain Virtual in 2021?

2020 decimated the conference industry. Massive industry and consumer conferences, including CES, Disney’s D23, and more, all canceled their 2020 line-up. And, as we near the end of the calendar year, many events professionals are wondering, “Will we still be hosting virtual events in 2021?” While no one can truly predict the outcome of the coronavirus pandemic, many organizations are …

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Three Successful Trends in Webcasting Companies Should Try

With the dramatic push toward working remotely in 2020, companies are finding new and innovative uses for webcasts to benefit their workflows. The ample time at home provided employees with plenty of time to be creative and think critically about their webcast usage. As a result, several webcasting trends emerged across industries, from marketing and advertising to training and education. …

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Boost Planning Agility for 2021 Virtual Meetings and Events

Boost Planning Agility for 2021 Virtual Meetings and Events

Here’s the scenario. It is the last quarter of the year. You are tasked with planning a major event that can accommodate hundreds of attendees, maybe even thousands.  But 2021 event planning looks a lot more challenging than 2020 planning… or does it? While the pandemic shut down most physical events in 2020 — with some going virtual — 2021 event planning will mostly be all virtual. So, it’s time to …

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Become a Communications Rock Star with the Right Virtual Events Solution

With the rise of remote work, dispersed organizations and industry disruption — trends accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic — virtual events have evolved from a nice-to-have to a need-to-have. As a result, HR, IR, marketing and communications professionals tasked with putting on high-profile, mission-critical events need to ensure they go off without a hitch. That means choosing a solution that …

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Four Helpful Tips for Maintaining Company Culture Across Virtual Teams

Maintaining Company Culture Across Virtual Teams

In April 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work was at an all-time high. With 62% of employees working from home. This forced remote environment was many teams’ first encounter with a virtual workforce. As a result, many companies worried about maintaining their company culture while their team worked remotely. However, companies like Buffer, Basecamp, and HubSpot have been working remotely …

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Three Creative Ways Small Businesses Can Use Webcasting

Small Business Webcasting

For a small business owner, the term “webcasting” can sound overwhelming. On the surface, it sounds like an exclusive and expensive tool reserved for large corporations. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Webcasting or streaming solutions are the perfect affordable resource for any type of small business. Webcasts allow small business owners to accomplish a myriad of tasks, …

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Six Solid Business Advantages of Global Webcasts

Business Advantages of Global Webcasts

If you’re ready to take your message global, no communications tool quite compares to the ease, flexibility, and affordability of a webcast platform. Consider the following benefits: 1. Deliver Your Message Faster When communication success hinges on the speed of your message, look no farther than a global webcast. Take the stress out of your webcasts with our flexible event …

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3 Things Instagram Influencers Can Teach Us About Video Meetings

What Instagram Influencers Can Teach Us About Video Meetings

Believe it or not, Instagram influencers can teach us a great deal about video conferencing, webinars, and more. These influential accounts attract the attention of thousands upon thousands of fans each day through their creative posts, captivating captions, and interactive efforts. How does their work translate to leading large video meetings or webinars? Here’s how: 1. Creating a Lasting Connection …

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4 Ways Secure Webcasts Benefit Real Estate Investment Firms

4 Ways Secure Webcasts Benefit Real Estate Investment Firms

How does your real estate investment firm communicate with clients and prospects? Emails? Phone calls? Print mailings? While these avenues have their time and place, they often lead to miscommunication or disjointed processes. Instead of waiting on a deal to close over an email or conducting all of their business over the phone, real estate investment firms can leverage secure …

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Why You Need a Dedicated Webcasting Tool for Your Online Events

Webcasting Tools for Your Online Event

As offices closed worldwide during the COVID-19 crisis, many organizations turned to familiar audio and video conferencing services to communicate with employees, customers, shareholders, and other stakeholders spread across the globe.They soon discovered, however, that these solutions were simply not built to deliver professional-quality webcasts at scale. They couldn’t handle audiences larger than a few hundred participants, and presentations were …

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Communication is Key: Why Meetings in the Cloud Need Video

Why Meetings in the Cloud Need Video

Chances are, you’ve experienced this scenario before: Your team is all set up and ready to hop on a conference call with a large audience such as a new client. Nerves are high as you begin the call, but your team is prepared for anything. That is until the connection is poor and communication proves to be difficult. Or, you …

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Connect With Far-Flung Teams by Streaming Corporate Updates and More

Connect With Far-Flung Teams with Streaming Video

As of 2020, 7 million people — and counting — in the United States worked remotely before COVID-19. With the remote workforce growing by approximately 44% over the last five years, businesses are expanding their search for the right employees by onboarding candidates from all over the globe. Far-flung teams are distributed across various time zones and use video conferencing, webinars, and …

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4 Reasons to Transform a Traditional Earnings Call Into a Webcast

Transform a Traditional Earnings Call Into a Webcast

We all know how stressful earnings calls can be. In the span of a conference call, you need to clearly communicate the company’s financial results to investors and other stakeholders. And, depending on the number of investors on the call, this can be a real challenge. Plus, with poor audio connections, language barriers, and a lack of visual material, the …

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4 Convincing Reasons to Use Webinars and Webcasts as a Lead Generation Tool

Lead Generation with Webcasts and Webinars

73% of B2B marketers and sales leaders say a webinar is the best way to generate high-quality leads. SaaS companies, marketing agencies, entrepreneurs, financial organizations, and a myriad of other industries use webinars and webcasts as lead generation tools. Why? Because they’re effective. And, with a majority of the world stuck at home now due to the pandemic, there’s never been …

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5 Virtual Event Mistakes You Never, Ever Want to Make

5 Virtual Event Mistakes You Never, Ever Want to Make

For those who are used to organizing in-person events, hosting a virtual event via a webcast or live stream can be nerve-wracking. After all, a successful event is the culmination of several tiny factors working in tandem to produce a memorable experience for guests, but now online. With 56% of marketers saying it takes anywhere from 2-4 weeks to plan a small virtual …

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Crisis Management 101: How to Handle a Company Disaster with Webcasting

Crisis Management with Webcast

From stock markets crashing to natural disasters, internal company blunders to poorly executed marketing campaigns, there are several types of crises a company can face. According to a PwC survey of 4,500 business leaders, almost 70% of leaders have experienced at least one corporate crisis over the last five years. The average number of crises experienced across business leaders was three. …

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