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Communicate better with video conferencing

Anna Spargo-Ryan
Digital Strategist & Award Winning Writer

Anna Spargo-Ryan is a Melbourne digital strategist and award-winning writer.

Anna Spargo-Ryan
Digital Strategist & Award Winning Writer

Anna Spargo-Ryan is a Melbourne digital strategist and award-winning writer.

Highlights
  • The latest figures suggest 24 per cent of Australian workers telecommute at least part of the time.
  • We rely on being able to see another person to fully understand their message.
  • Our free guide covers most of what you need, from the apps you need to the best ways to meet your business objectives.

With an increasingly mobile workforce, video conferencing gives back face-to-face time with your people. But to make it work hard for your business, you need a plan.

We rely on being able to see another person to fully understand their message. Facial expressions, body language, and tone of voice all help to communicate clearly, while reducing the chances of misunderstanding. In a workforce that’s increasingly decentralised, video conferencing will get your people communicating and collaborating again.

A group on a video conference. Video conferencing can help you communicate more effectively.

People who connect well are happy people. A study last year by Lifesize showed that using this technology in your business can increase productivity, strengthen relationships, and improve employee satisfaction. And with less time spent travelling for all those face-to-face meetings, it could also help reduce running costs and give back the greatest benefit of all: more time.

We know; you want to get started right away. But with so many diverse working styles, it’s important to take a planned approach, to make sure you have the right equipment, the right networks, and the right advice. By understanding your options before you jump in, you can avoid problematic communication issues between devices, apps, and networks.

You need this: our new video conferencing toolkit.

We’ve pulled together all the info you need to make this technology work hard for your business. Here you’ll find answers to the big questions to help you to get off on the right foot: why do you need it? How will you use it? Can you support it? We’ve thought about how to connect to people inside and outside of the business. We’ve selected the best and most versatile software. We’ve thrown in our best tips for running a hassle-free video conferencing setup. 

Designed for business owners and IT managers alike, this free guide covers most of what you need, from the apps you need to the best ways to meet your business objectives. 

Of course, video conferencing is about more than just seeing someone else’s face. We’ve picked out tools packed with features to improve your efficiency across the board. Use team whiteboards to brainstorm and share ideas. Easily distribute sales data, meeting notes and reports with built-in file sharing. Get stuff done on the fly with collaborative, updated near real-time documents, and integrate it all with the software you already use every day.

Sounds pretty great, doesn’t it?

The latest figures suggest 24 per cent of Australian workers telecommute at least part of the time. That’s a big chunk of the workforce that could be communicating better through video conferencing.

Our toolkit will walk you through what you need to know and think about:

  • How will video conferencing improve your business?
  • What do your staff members need to get started?
  • How can you connect with your remote workforce?
  • How can you use it to work with external stakeholders?
  • What tools do you need?
  • Do you have the right internet connection?

If that’s not enough to whet your whistle, our experts are also available to talk through the specifics for your unique business needs.

What better time to start than now? 

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