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How to Choose the Best Office Phone System

A Guide to Reduce the Time, Expense and Confusion 

If your office phone looks something like this, it’s probably time to upgrade, but buying a new phone system can be daunting. Just type in “office phone systems”, “phone systems for small business”, or “the best office phone systems” in Google. You will find more than 400 million choices, enough to convince you that your outdated phone system...

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5 Technology Practices Nonprofits Should Consider

Technology is constantly changing and every industry uses it in so many different ways. In the nonprofit sector, technology can now be used to leverage communications with members and increase engagement.  It can be used in many different ways; from the way supporters engage with nonprofits to the way nonprofit organizations fundraise, market, and manage information. In today’s day and age, we...

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Video Conferencing Etiquette

Mind Your Manners

You can tell a lot about a work environment by its videoconference etiquette. How often have you been subjected to people trying to unobtrusively text, or worse, not even try to pretend they’re doing it? Then, there’s the woman joining in from home whose dog wants to join the meeting! Or the guy who never changed out of his pajama bottoms that morning only to find he has to...
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Life Expectancy of a Business Phone System

By Kimberly Scolaro| February 23, 2017 |

Tags: VoIP, VoIP and Video Conferencing

How long should my business class phone system last before we need to replace it?  I find myself getting asked this question frequently. This is crucial in analyzing the actual Return on Investment (ROI) when a company is planning for the future. It is also important when issues start to arise…is this the beginning of the end?

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Videoconference and Web Video Production Tips

There are quite a few technical considerations to keep in mind when preparing to be on camera for a video webcast or conference. As a broadcast video producer, I’ve experienced every disaster you could think of.  So hopefully you can learn from my experiences. 

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Web Video Presenter Tips

Web video (or webcasting) is accessible to nearly everyone today just as Marty McFly predicted in Back to the Future! From FaceTime, to Skype, to GoToMeeting, video conferencing and webcasting has become integrated into our everyday business and personal lives. Employers often interview prospective employees through webcasting, and YES first impressions do matter! As a broadcast video...

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5 Technology Practices Nonprofits Should Consider

Technology is constantly changing and every industry uses it in so many different ways. In the nonprofit sector, technology can now be used to leverage communications with members and increase engagement.  It can be used in many different ways; from the way supporters engage with nonprofits to the way nonprofit organizations fundraise, market, and manage information. In today’s day and age, we...

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The Top 5 Advantages of Using VoIP Softphones

Unless you’re still using a landline phone, chances are that you’re likely using a softphone right now. What are softphones? They’re Voice-over IP (VoIP) enabled phones that allow the user to make telephone calls over the Internet via a computer.

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Dogfooding: Why We Use Our Own IT Products and Services

“Dogfooding” or eating your own dog food: a term used to reference a scenario in which a company uses its own product to validate the quality and capabilities of the product.

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