Using the Power of the Question to Build Your Brand

Perhaps one of the easiest tools to start using during your videoconferencing process is the ability to poll information and directly alter the course of your meeting to address specific concerns of your groups or client. You can just as easily field typed responses as you can to offer a live poll during your live feed. This adds another great addition to fielding for live response through social media. Both are important in turning your web presence into a productive asset to help you excel with your business goals. Read more

The Shy Guy’s (and Gal’s) Guide to Online Meetings

Does the thought of leading a meeting scare the daylights out of you? Maybe just the idea of speaking your mind fills you with anxiety and dread. We’ve all felt a touch of it, so don’t get down on yourself. Others have overcome this trait, and unless your shyness has you living inside a cardboard box in the basement of a house on a deserted island, you can too ;) Read more

Bringing Business Back

When you’re elbow deep in a project and pulling at straws just to get through the brambles, it’s important to take a step back and regroup. Building any sort of webinar, or even arranging an online meeting, can be anything but a small task. Before you know it you can end up stressing about whether or not the banner above your window should be blue or red, what you are going to wear, and a wide array of other small details. Read more

Stay Crisp, Clear, and Direct to Nail Your Client

That moment before you are getting ready to present your sales pitch over videoconference can be one of the most nerve-wracking moments in the cycle of your business plan. So much seems to depend on this one moment, and truly, it does. Keeping things focused and your presentation rolled up tight will help you, but if you’re like most of us, that moment right before hand can leave the brain feeling scattered and your nerves frayed. Here are some tips to help you on your way.  Read more

Brainstorming: Control Freak Seeks Creative Dreamers

If you’re a control freak, the very word “brainstorming” strikes fear in your heart. It’s got that dreadful word in it — “storm” — the very apotheosis of loss of control. And yet, you need creative ideas, right? Can you lead brainstorming sessions without driving yourself nuts? You can if you follow a few simple guidelines. Your creative partners will be amazed at your brainstorming chops… Read more