How Can I Add Video Conferencing To My WordPress Blog?

Have you ever wondered if there was a simple way to add real-time video chat or discussion to your website or blog? Well what was difficult or impossible in the past is easy today!

With Open-Tok, brought to you by tokbox.com you can host live video discussions of up to 10 people or or video chat for up to 20 people. Best of all, it’s free and simple to install. In fact there is a plugin available on the site. Drupal users shouldn’t feel left out, as there is a free plugin available for them too. Find more information at tokbox.com.

Webex vs. GoToMeeting

Web conferencing is quickly becoming the preferred method in business communication.  With benefits such as increased productivity and an extended customer outreach, companies are able to compete economically using inexpensive online meeting tools.  As a cost effective alternative to travel, small businesses may especially benefit from this new technology. The most difficult part is finding the service that best fits your company.
Two applications appear especially promising – Cisco’s WebEx and Citrix Online’s Go To Meeting. Continue reading Webex vs. GoToMeeting

How To Make The Most of Your Virtual Meeting

Global businesses can not always afford to send delegates to meet in person. The business needs require meetings between offices on national and global levels, but the costs involved in transporting staff members to attend meetings all over the world can be prohibitive. Videoconferencing solves this problem, and for little more than the cost of the internet system the business already has on line, is a cheap and cost effective way of resolving national or global issues.

However, many managers fail to make the most of this technology and some virtual meetings become a waste of time for the participants. To avoid this, there are some basic rules to follow when using videoconference technology. Continue reading How To Make The Most of Your Virtual Meeting

Making a Business out of Conference Organizing

Small to medium-sized businesses, while not in the same league as corporate businesses, still need to hold conferences of one sort or another.

Your business offers to organise the event. You recommend the most suitable venue and organize transport, maps and accommodation, if necessary. You handle the conference literature, including any invitations. You also find out what specific facilities are needed at the venue and organize them: refreshments, facilities for disabled people, writing equipment, audio-visual aids, video-recording facilities, display boards, to name a few. You have to be Continue reading Making a Business out of Conference Organizing

Dynamic Conference Speakers – How To Own The Audience

By Rick Smith

Of all the fears we face as adults, public speaking is always near the top of the list for most people. Despite this fact, there is a large sector of the population that makes their living as presenters for conferences and at workshops, and love it. They have discovered how intoxicating it can be to present to a large group of people and captivate their attention for long periods of time. Either explaining a very complex technical subject and trying to convince the audience to buy their solution, or other times trying to motivate those in the audience to improve some aspect of their lives. All of it comes down to Continue reading Dynamic Conference Speakers – How To Own The Audience

Benefits of Video Conferencing in the 21’st Century

In recent times video conferencing has replaced the conference call and other types of meetings in many instances. Video conferencing has made it possible for people to accomplish many different business (and even personal) tasks. Video conferencing allows individuals the ability to share information and visuals like charts and graphs. Continue reading Benefits of Video Conferencing in the 21’st Century

A Perfect Marketing Plan Using System Video Conferencing

So you’ve gotten your business going! You have a customer or two. The phone is ringing…a little. For any business to grow and prosper long-term, it needs a solid foundation that includes a marketing plan. The perfect marketing plan is System video conferencing. With system business conferencing you can make the ultimate plan for marketing your business.

A marketing plan is a road map detailing the “route” you’ll take to get your business noticed by potential clients. By following a Continue reading A Perfect Marketing Plan Using System Video Conferencing

Which Web Conferencing Service is Right for You?

With the price of gas, airline tickets and other travel related items on the rise, more and more companies are looking for cost effective alternatives to sending their people around the country to attend meetings. For many smart companies, the answer is a web conference, and there are many advantages to having employees meet one another from the comfort of their own offices. Some of the many benefits Continue reading Which Web Conferencing Service is Right for You?

Conference Calling On Demand: The Reservationless Solution

More and more businesses are incorporating conference calling technology into their business models. Conference calling technology enables multiple users in different locations to carry on real-time voice conversations. Using conference calls as a tool for workforce and customer communication can result in significant financial and time savings by significantly reducing the need for business travel. Continue reading Conference Calling On Demand: The Reservationless Solution