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When you’re working independently, if you just sit around and wait for a client to pop up, you’re going to be waiting for a very long time. Independent businesses have to really put in the work for people to take notice, and for this reason you need a special set of skills (like Liam Neeson’s, […]
Meeting via video, although a recent concept, has been trending upwards around the world. Its economic impact observable and (in many instances) quantifiable. Throughout history, we’ve always seen bursts in productivity when new forms of communication were developed. Similarly, competition was also fiercer during these times, since new players emerged, empowered by these new forms […]
Despite the invention of the telegraph, the telephone, and the Internet, in-person interactions are very much alive in office settings. One could say that the act of walking up to a co-worker and speaking to them still has a monopoly over most other forms of communication. Interpersonal communication has remained largely…in-person. There is nothing wrong […]
Sales is a tough profession, and it’s getting tougher. For example, in 2007, it took an average of 3.68 cold calls to reach a prospect. Guess how many attempts it takes today? Eight! Not only that, salespeople spend only about 35% of their time actually selling. The rest of their time is spent on tasks […]
Given the financial crisis, almost anything to do with money has gotten more competitive. This also applies to wealth management, where investors trust their managers to make the right calls. The rules of the game are changing, and the pace at which technology is moving forward isn’t making it any easier to play. In today’s […]
We frequently meet customers whose entire livelihood relies on interacting with their clients via Zoom. In many cases, they are reaching out to people who would otherwise have had no access to their services. In other cases, our customers reach out remotely in order to avoid the stress and expense involved in business travel. There […]
Check out our newest case study: Mascus Coordinates Its Online Multinational Machinery Marketplace Using Zoom. This case focuses on Mascus, an online markeplace where people can buy and sell heavy machinery such as excavators, trucks, combine harvesters, and forklifts. In addition to running its own operations in the Netherlands, Scandinavia, the US, France, and the […]
Baby, it’s cold outside! More than that, it’s snowing and windy up and down the Eastern seaboard, making for some dangerous traveling weather. Even your daily commute could become a nightmare in weather like this. It’s best to stay home, turn up the heat, pull our your laptop, tablet, or smartphone, and get to work. […]
The invention of the telephone has made the world a smaller place and was one of the key drivers of the internationalization of commerce. If you have clients, friends, partners, or students in another country that you communicate regularly with, you are riding on the backbone of communications technology that spurred a revolution the moment […]