Small Business

Small Business

Discover the exciting ways businesses are leveraging video conferencing to stay connected and make their margins grow.

The Virtual Reality Office will be driven by millennials familiar with the tech

Can Small Business Meet the Virtual Reality Office Demands of Young Professionals?

Technologies that were a short time ago considered luxuries are quickly becoming necessities for the business community. Video conferencing, telecommuting, virtual and augmented reality spaces, and flexible work schedules are no...
The IRS video portal lets you speak face-to-face about tax problems

The IRS Video Portal Experiment May Make Life Easier for Small Businesses

I don’t know quite how you’re going to feel about this, but the Internal Revenue Service is now making house calls.The least likable department of the U.S. Government--as determined by a...
cloud-based video conferencing

Cloud-Based Video Conferencing Is Changing a 130-Year-Old Accounting Institute

More than 130 years of British financial history has drifted up into the clouds over the past six months. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, one the oldest...
blackboard collaborate for business

Blackboard Collaborate for Business: Education Tech Has a Lot to Teach Businesses

No matter how old you are, it is never too late to learn a thing or two from the classroom. If you’re in business, or work in a professional team environment...
global telecommuting trends

Global Telecommuting Trends Show Small Businesses Should Go International

Global trends show telecommuting is both growing and getting smaller.In developed economies, more and more employees are taking up remote employment, linked to their employers by video conference. If you count...
internet video traffic trends

Internet Video Traffic Trends Show Video Will Be 80% of Traffic, So Get Your...

A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but a video is worth many, many more.According to Forrester Research, a single minute of video is worth 1.8 million words.That figure isn’t supposed...
video conference room design

Better Video Conference Room Design Can Help Small Businesses Make the Most of Space

If you’re a part of a small business you’ve probably got space on your mind. Not the “final frontier” version, the practical, everyday, “how do we all fit in one room”...
skype tips and tricks

Little-Known Skype Tips and Tricks Can Make a Big Difference to Your Small Business

Skype may be the boring family car of the video conferencing world, but old reliable still has a few tricks--free ones at that--that can make a big difference to how you...
virtual reality real estate tours

Virtual Reality Real Estate Tours Let You Visit Properties without Leaving Home

If you’re currently searching for a new home, chances are you’re looking online.More than 80% of people in the U.S. now begin their hunt for a new address on the web,...
video conferencing focus groups

Video Conferencing Focus Groups Provide Cheaper, More Accurate Market Information

Here’s a customer survey for you.The focus group is:A)   DeadB)   DyingC)   Killing innovationD)   More relevant than ever beforeThe answer is all of the above. It just depends on which opinion you...

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Skype for iPhone Review: Free Group Chat Means a Small Win...

For anyone old enough to remember when Microsoft and Apple REALLY hated each other, using Skype on an iPhone feels a little like trolling.While...