Web Conferencing 101

Written by Richard Keir

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So, do you suppose this covers it all? Just those four areas reflect a huge growth ofrepparttar available modalities for conferencing and meeting over only a few years ago. Rememberrepparttar 149866 old landline conference call? Once it was a major deal to be able to add a third person to a phone call. Now you can spend months just researching available solutions.

And this really doesn't even touch systems such as desktop video conferencing,repparttar 149867 extensions of phone conferencing andrepparttar 149868 interaction of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) services with all forms of web conferencing. Attending teleseminars in foreign countries, once prohibitively expensive for many, is now an accessible alternative with low-priced VoIP gateway services that allow fixed price calls to any landline or mobile phone.

As internet service continues to increase in speed and decline in price,repparttar 149869 utility of these kinds of conferencing solutions will continue to expand. The growth ofrepparttar 149870 cybersphere andrepparttar 149871 elaboration of purpose driven and affinity communities onrepparttar 149872 internet will continue to driverepparttar 149873 development and integration of conferencing and communication software and services. In a very real sense conferencing software is atrepparttar 149874 heart ofrepparttar 149875 new realities thatrepparttar 149876 explosive growth of internet usage in every corner ofrepparttar 149877 world is creating. These are social applications and they are changing how people live, interact and view each other.

There is yet another form of widely used "conferencing" software which is rarely mentioned in this connection. Multi-user, real-time, online games of all types from role=playing to live gambling (play poker with your friends, live roulette, etc.). Some of these systems are highly sophisticated and a lot of people love them. Their attraction lies not only inrepparttar 149878 ability to vicariously be someone (or something) else or to do things that may not be available locally, but inrepparttar 149879 social interactions andrepparttar 149880 communities that develop. While surfing is pretty much an unsocial activity, people are social creatures andrepparttar 149881 popularity of all types of solutions offering interactive contact and a sense of community reinforces this.

Marketing use of audio conferencing inrepparttar 149882 form of teleseminars and pre-recorded audio streams have undergone tremendous growth inrepparttar 149883 last year alone. Bandwidth still limitsrepparttar 149884 quality ofrepparttar 149885 video that's often used with pre-recorded audio to fairly static material. But this is changing as compression and streaming technologies improve. The major breakthrough that's still to come isrepparttar 149886 technology to effectively and affordably do, first, one-way live high quality video and beyond that live interactive multi-way video overrepparttar 149887 internet. If it seems like a difficult, perhaps impossible task, think again about what’s happened inrepparttar 149888 last five years. Andrepparttar 149889 future is arriving faster allrepparttar 149890 time.

Richard writes, teaches, trains and consults on business and professional presentations and eCommerce related matters. For more information on web conferencing, VoIP, conference calling and related subjects visit http://altaglobal.com - find more on wireless and cellular subjects at http://www.altaglobal.org and check http://www.altaglobal.net for networking and security.

How to save money on the Adwords network

Written by Steve Cash

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4) Check those clicks! One ofrepparttar most talked about problem with Adwords is, click fraud. There are two main types of click fraud:repparttar 149812 first is when any one starts clicking away at your advertisements trying to waste your money. It is very hard to stop this kind of fraud, if you are a victim stop your ads and file a report to Google ASAP.

The second main issue is now that google allows Web Developers to earn money off their websites by placing ads (Adsense) .some Web Developers try to cheatrepparttar 149813 system by clicking on their ads as much as possible. The best way to stop this kind of fraud is check your page log, Adwords allow you to block out websites that you do not want your advert to be placed on.

Adwords does not have many protections against Click fraud, although they do disable Adsense accounts who cheat. Google are very hesitant to refundrepparttar 149814 victims, if at all. Reports tell many organisations are actually suing Google to get their money back, so be careful.

In this article I have illustrated some ofrepparttar 149815 most beneficial ways to save money when advertising with Adwords. My main advice to you is, do not go crazy with your spending. You may not seerepparttar 149816 results you are after, it does take a while to get to know Adwords. I have had many successful ad campaigns usingrepparttar 149817 Adwords network. However I do advise to look around, withrepparttar 149818 ever growing popularity of MSN search you may actually find it much more affordable.

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