Top 7 Ways You Can Save And Earn Money Using Web Conferences

Written by Ozer Tayiz

You know, we are always looking for more effective means of communication. Effective communication results in better results for business, relationships, or teams of any kind, including non-profit organizations. Now, withrepparttar invent of Internet and VOIP (Voice over IP), technology made teleconferencing via computers affordable. Web conferences have many advantages over face-to-face meetings, or teleconferences by phone.

Here are 7 ways you can save or earn money by using web conferences:

1) Save by reducing travel expenses, and time for business meetings, reducing high fees for long distance phone calls.

That's pretty obvious. If you have business with various branches, lets say, a manufacturing facility, a sales showroom, a design office, you'll spend a great amount of time and money to communicate between those branches. Coming together for a meeting includes travel expenses, both time and money. Or you might have close friends and relatives abroad. In all those instances, communicating with a web conference will save you time and money.

2) Send and share files and applications with people all overrepparttar 150136 world.

Maybe you can use teleconferences by phone for some ofrepparttar 150137 above situations. But that includes only audio conference. What about being able to show them pictures, or, presentation slides? Let them see your face via webcam? You know, a picture is worth a thousand words. You can even collaborate on files, and applications through Internet.

3) Improve efficiency of your team by providing them on-job training.

You know, in any team, top %20 performers do %80 ofrepparttar 150138 work. It might be a sales team, an affiliate/mlm downline, or even a design/production facility. If you took 1-2 hours per week to have everyone in your team, learn fromrepparttar 150139 best of your team, how much more efficient and productive could your team be? Now, if you have a small team of 5-10 people, it might not be a big deal to hold a meeting, but think about having a team of more than 300 people on your team, scattered all aroundrepparttar 150140 world. How would you possibly hold a meeting, or a training session?

Think of Your Business in a BRAND New Way

Written by John Stanley

I was recently working with a client and started discussing his brand. He mentioned his suppliers had a brand, but he didnít.

Every business has a brand and itís how you look after that brand that is critical. The consumer selects a garden centre based on their view of your brand, they rarely select it because ofrepparttar brands you have onrepparttar 150135 shelf. Your brand isrepparttar 150136 most critical brand.

According to Steve Cornwall of Cornwall Design (ref: Better Business Magazine April 2003) you should check your brand on a regular basis. I canít agree more. Your brand is critical to your success and you need to emphasise to your teamrepparttar 150137 key issues to enhance and maintain a consistent brand message.

Key issues include:

Every team member must ensurerepparttar 150138 message is consistent Many of your team may not appreciate how important your brand name is, and they may not be aware how everyone of them effectsrepparttar 150139 brand. Draw up a list with them ofrepparttar 150140 important factors ofrepparttar 150141 company brand and how they influencerepparttar 150142 brand.

Be consistent in everything Your brand should be consistently portrayed on all your signs, business cards, letter heads, point of sale cards, team members uniform and so on. Itís not just something you place on a sign outside your centre. It should be consistently portrayed in everyway you communicate with your customers.

Your brand is more important than profit I know many readers will disagree with this, but I strongly feel your brand is more important than profit. There will be times when you will need to forfeit profit to preserverepparttar 150143 reputation of your brand inrepparttar 150144 eyes ofrepparttar 150145 customer. If you donít you may have a short lived brand.

Introduce mystery shoppers to check your brand Your brand integrity should be measurable. If you canít measure it, you canít manage it. The biggest influence on your brand is your team. Introduce a mystery shopper system into your business to check that your brand reputation is being adhered to.

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