I am a work-at-home employee here at InterCall and telecommute every day. I attend several virtual meetings throughout the week and nothing is more frustrating than being invited to an audio-only meeting.
Doing international business is difficult enough as you struggle to understand a culture very different from your own. But perhaps the biggest issue when engaged in audio-only conference calls with international business partners or clients is simply the language gap. It’s a challenge to understand accents over the phone; so much is lost when you […]
The job description of marketing professionals keeps expanding. As companies face cutbacks, more and more duties fall under the banner of the marketing team. Some of the marketing team’s duties include: Training sales reps Media and analyst relations Maintaining a professional and positive image to the public Making advertising decisions Assisting in product development by […]
Everyone absorbs concepts in different ways. Everyone uses three senses (hearing, sight and touch) to learn, but people tend to lean predominantly toward one sense. Some people learn visually, others primarily through words and some people need hands-on interaction before they can grasp a concept. Audio-based conference calls limit your means of communication to one […]
Commitment isn't always easy. Many small-to-medium size businesses (SMBs) are already locked into commitments or contracts for their communications equipment, various vendors—even the guy who delivers your coffee—may send you a monthly bill. We understand you might shy away from a set monthly rate for your web meeting services, too. If this sounds familiar, a […]
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