Are you moving your apps to the cloud? What will the impact be on your network resources? How will you provide a consistent user experience? These are some of the questions we’ll be discussing this Tuesday, October 16, in part 2 of our webinar series, Conquer the Cloud. This specific webinar focuses on a topic that has been in the news a lot lately -- Optimizing Application Performance from Branch-to-Cloud.
Please join us for a live webinar where we will discover what the new science of motivation has to offer. Susan Fowler, best-selling author and motivation expert from The Ken Blanchard Companies, will not let you walk away closed minded when it comes to motivating yourself.
What You’ll Learn:
- How to choose a higher quality of motivational experience
- How motivation is a skill that can be taught, learned, nurtured, and sustained
- The three ways you can apply motivation skills – at an individual level, as a leader, or from an organizational perspective
Register now! Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to shift from a quantity of motivation to a quality of motivation experience.
Details: Wednesday, October 3, 2012| 9 am PDT | Noon ET |
A few years back, I was traveling in the Southwest. Since I needed to work while on the road, I made reservations for a hotel that advertised in-room WiFi. I guess I should have paid attention to the disclaimer that the hotel was “not responsible for errors or omissions.” The IT vendor that installed the hotel’s WiFi network had apparently forgotten the WiFi. And wired access. And any connections of any sort.
But I had work to do, so I headed to the lobby in search of a WiFi signal and a quiet corner. Unfortunately, the only thing that was quiet was the WiFi network. Even in the coffee shop. The barista served up a mean macchiato but still no WiFi.
Melinda Emerson, aka “SmallBizLady” is a veteran entrepreneur; small business expert and social media coach who specializes in helping small businesses thrive. Today hosted a WebEx offering tips for using video to help grow your business.
Watch her on-demand webinar on using video for your business.
Why should you use video?
Here are a few interesting stats about video Melinda shared with us:
- Online video is expected to grow 55% this year and is the top format for content marketing.
- Videos have a 41% higher click-through rate than plain text context.
- 58% of consumers ages 18-34 who follow brands on social media would watch a video posted by that brand.
- 57% of Smartphone users polled say they’ve streamed video on mobile.
- Videos are integral to the success of any SEO strategy.
- 90% of web traffic is predicted to be video by 2014.
With all that good news, there’s one important point Melinda makes about using video: don’t waste people’s time. To be effective, keep it short. 88% of people say they would watch a video that educated them for at least one minute.
Use video to create a deeper relationship with your customer.
|1. Blog content.||5. Video training.||9. Live video streaming.|
|2. Customer testimonials.||6. Interviews.||10. Webinars.|
|3. Product demos.||7. Commercials.||11. Viral video.|
|4. Email video.||8. Video news release (VNR).||12. Product reviews.|
Melinda went on to explain how to create videos that are interesting to customers. Read More »
In WebEx Meetings, we have a feature makes doing business easier. It allows you to video conference in a way that mimics the ebb and flow of natural conversation.
We call it Active Speaker and it’s an invaluable tool for business. If you aren’t using video for business, it’s time to start.
You can learn more about the value of video from Melinda Emerson, SmallBizLady, and America’s #1 small business expert. She offers 12 ways to use video to grow your small business in this online webinar.
Get your free WebEx Meetings account today.
Active Speaker pushes the video image of the person speaking to lead position so you can actually follow the conversation via webcam. This means the person talking is the one you see featured.
This works especially well in theatre mode; see the image above. As you talk, the speaker who is featured adapts and changes based on who is talking (watch this video to learn more).
This is a fun, lively way to host a business meeting Read More »