Jeff Downs is an expert in conferencing technology and services. In 2007, he moved to Sydney with his family and established Redback Conferencing, a web, video and teleconferencing specialist provider.
The sooner you begin thinking about life after your business, the better prepared you will be for that day and the more likely it will happen on your terms. Here's what you need to consider when putting yours together.
Although the introduction of webinars, web conferences and webcasts has meant the faithful teleconference has taken a backseat, it's still a valuable communication tool for SMBs. But don't let the lack of visual engagement impact on your manners and meeting etiquette.
It's no secret that training your employees gives your organisation an edge. But the impact of the global recession has meant businesses are also looking for ways to improve efficiencies and cut costs - this is where eLearning comes into play.
Imagine having the ability to communicate with stakeholders on a regular basis, without either of you having to leave your current location. Sounds pretty handy, doesn't it? Some very accessible technology is allowing small businesses to do just this.