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Stop SignAre you just getting started with your online meeting software? Or have you hosted a couple of meetings that just haven’t gone as smoothly as you planned, but you just can’t put your finger on why? Then this is definitely the right article for you.
Last month, we featured the Five Dos of Web Conferencing – now it’s time for the Five Don’ts of Web Conferencing – those sins you should avoid under all circumstances if you want your meeting to be a success.
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Computer headsetAre you hosting your voice conferences over the Web yet? As everything in the workplace moves towards virtual spaces, online voice conferencing via Voice over IP (VoIP) is gaining on the traditional telephone conference in the office, and with good reason. Not only is it more cost-effective, especially when it comes to international calls, it’s also much more convenient. You can call multiple people at once with ease, and you have your hands free during the call. Add to this the many features that VoIP software offers and the advantages over a standard phone call are getting clearer. However, switching to new technology can be daunting. Do you need additional hardware? What should you look for in conferencing software? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one asking those questions. This week, we answer your hardware questions and offer some useful tips for successful online voice conferences.
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Start Mikogo Voice ConferenceAfter lots of brainstorming, dev meetings, and an exciting beta stage, we are excited to bring you the latest Mikogo release: Version 5. The software includes several new features and is available on both Windows and Mac computers. As usual, the software is free for private users. Customers can also get started and update to Version 5 today. Here is how to do it…
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Super BowlSuper Bowl Sunday is finally here! Time to turn on the TV and… go online? Really? These days, it’s hard to imagine any major sports event without online communication. Social media in particular has become a vital part of the experience. During last year’s game, users posted 24.1 million Super Bowl related Tweets – and that number is on a steep rise. Fans, journalists, and sports professionals all use the internet to get in touch with the world while watching the game.
Even online meetings play an important role as well during Super Bowl. It’s not just that it’s easier to do your halftime and post-game analysis with your far-flung friends when you’ve got access to screen sharing and whiteboard tools. You can benefit from online meetings at your job as well, especially this weekend. Read on to find out how Mikogo can help make your Super Bowl Sunday even better!
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LogmeoutEarlier this week, LogMeIn announced that their free service will no longer be available. The news quickly made the rounds, and the community of remote support users is abuzz with discussion. As TechCrunch reported yesterday, “users are up in arms over the news, criticising the company for making an abrupt change”. The end of LogMeIn Free naturally raises the question of how former users want to react to this change: Pay up? Go back to supporting your computer-challenged friends and relatives over the phone? Stop helping them altogether?
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