Let’s face it, business travel is expensive, time consuming, and rarely fun. Not only do you have to deal with the hassle of getting to the airport/train station on time and passing through security, but you also have to purchase increasingly expensive travel tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, etc., and spend a great deal of time away from your friends and family.
Add to that the fact that businesses of all sizes are tightening their budgets in order to stay competitive, and it’s easy to see why so many of today’s companies are looking for an alternative solution to meeting in-person.
Small and mid-sized businesses face an even greater challenge, as many typically lack the capital that large enterprises have to meet and connect with their geographically dispersed customers, colleagues and partners. One way to work around these issues, however, is to employ an audio conferencing service.
Audio conferencing keeps your team connected, increases your business’s productivity, and helps the environment – all while saving you money.
By cutting out even one form of transportation for you and/or your participants, you are shrinking your business’s carbon footprint and making a positive impact on the environment. Having said that, we have yet to see the genuine impact that audio conferencing services have made on the environment, simply because many businesses have yet to use them the way they could and should. When first introduced on the market, audio conferencing services were complicated and unpredictable, causing many to shy away from regular use.
Today’s audio conferencing services, however, are flexible, reliable, user friendly, and offer a comprehensive set of features to make your audio conference more powerful, engaging, and effective than ever before. Schedule meetings in advance or host them on the fly – whether you’re meeting with as few as 3 or as many as 3,000 participants – all from the comfort of your desk.
Today’s conferencing market is growing at an incredible rate. The global recession has caused businesses all over the world to reassess where and how they spend their money; and as a result, travel budgets are often one of the first to get hit with cuts. At the same time, audio, video and web conferencing solutions are becoming more powerful, economical, and reliable, and therefore, a more viable option for small and mid-sized businesses. If you’re thinking of employing an audio, web or video conferencing service for your business, give us a call today! We work with today’s leading providers of conferencing services and can help you find the ideal solution for your unique needs.
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