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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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Webcasting Software for Fully Managed Events for the Enterprise

Webcasting Software for Fully Managed Events for the Enterprise

According to an eMarketer survey of marketing professionals in the United States, 63% state that global virtual events with live video feeds from headliners will lead the way in post-pandemic event types. Virtual events designed to foster community and share thought leadership were a close second at 59%. Virtual events are now the new normal, thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak. Rather than …

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4 Scary Blunders To Avoid In Your Next Webcast

October is in full swing, which means all things spooky run amok. Just because it’s Halloween time doesn’t mean you should scare away your audience. Being prepared to produce an effective webcast typically involves understanding common mistakes so that organizers and presenters can avoid making the same mistakes. Here are some of the most common webcast errors: Trapping Viewers With Your Title …

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Introducing New and Improved Webinar and Webcast Services

Here at PGi, we have some great news for you. After recently launching new and updated webinar and webcasting services under the GlobalMeet® brand name, we can help you achieve the highest levels of efficiency that your online events and communications have ever seen. With a new name comes even better capabilities, competitive pricing and a slew of benefits for …

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What Does Collaboration Mean to Enterprise IT?

There’s no doubt that collaboration tools are critical for any business. But how are IT leaders actually using collaboration tools in their organizations? Join our webcast on May 6 at 2 pm ET/11 am PT and hear real-world applications from a panel of IT executives. Click here to register. The esteemed panel includes: Randall N. Spratt, Executive Vice President, Chief …

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Any Meeting, Any Size, Anywhere: PGi Acquires TalkPoint

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I am thrilled to announce today that PGi has acquired TalkPoint, an industry leader in self-service and managed webcasting software and services. This acquisition brings market-leading and award-winning webcasting SaaS solutions to the PGi portfolio of purpose-built collaboration products, empowering businesses with tools for any meeting of any size, anywhere in the world. Founded in 1997, TalkPoint’s cloud-based Convey™ platform …

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Web Therapy: It’s for Real… on Showtime

More proof that video conferencing is everywhere: Web Therapy on Showtime. Lisa Kudrow, of Friends‘ fame, stars as a passive aggressive therapist who can’t bear to meet with her clients in person. Instead she performs her shrink duties via video chat. The show is hilarious. The characters are slightly bent. And the use of video for therapy isn’t that far …

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Upcoming PGi and BNet WebCast on June 23rd at 12pm EST

Join us for an upcoming web seminar, Making the Return on Collaboration Real: Hassle Free Online Conferencing, PGi is hosting in conjunction with BNet.com on June 23rd at 12pm EST. Attend this webcast, hosted by Peter Stewart, PGi’s VP of Product Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, to learn more about the “Return on Collaboration” and the benefits companies realize from efficiently …

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Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down – Wedding Webcasts

Next up in our “Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down” series- wedding webcasts. How many brides and grooms have heard the disappointing words “I won’t be able to make your wedding” from a favorite friend or relative? The reality in today’s world of far-flung friends and family, along with high travel costs, is that many couples simply can’t have everyone that …

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