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HOW TO CONDUCT A SUCCESSFUL ONLINE MEETING

Written by Alisa Bronwen

The advancement in technology has made the pace of life faster than ever before. Where work of a thousand people is done by a single machine the meetings that were planned weeks ahead of the date are now planned hours ahead of the time it is conducted. The World Wide Web has allowed the internet users to talk to each other using conference websites and applications that run smoothly not only on your Android devices but on the computers and tablets too. The online meetings have made businesses easier than ever before and this has provided them with a fair chance to progress. Two decades back the emergence of Yahoo Messenger and MSN Messenger was considered the biggest accomplishment of time but today no one takes their name when it is about online meetings. The use of Google Hangouts and Skype has forced the people to forget about the MSN Messenger they once were fond of. The progress of technology does not stop here as the people with android devices in their hand now use Facebook messenger for Face-time and WhatsApp for video conferences. The physical meetings have now turned into virtual meetings that are done with just a few swipes of your fingers.

By conducting a successful online meeting you can save a lot of time and spare some time for productive activities. The following are some qualities that are a part of successful online meetings.

Choosing The Right Web Conference Services

There are dozens of companies functioning in the market that offer web conferencing services to small and medium-sized businesses and on the other hand there are a few expert web conferencing service providers. Different companies offer different packages that you can choose according to the needs of your business. You should remember one thing before hiring a web conference service that some of the service providers offer limited users to join the online meeting while other paid services offer you with special features that are not a part of the limited edition. So, hire web conferencing services that meet your needs.

Choose The Time And Date That Suits Everybody

Just like physical meetings the virtual meeting also has to be planned on a fixed date and time. The time that you choose for your online meeting should be decided with mutual understanding and should be convenient for every stakeholder. Try to avoid calling a meeting on Mondays or Fridays as most family vacations start from Friday night and might get extended to Monday, so the best days for online meetings are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The more convenient your date, time and day of the meeting is the more are the chances of maximum attendance.

Easy To Handle

If you want to discuss something that holds high priority status you should try to limit the number of people you call for a meeting. Many companies try to invite guests from the fields that might be beneficial for their business. They invite questions and discuss a business perspective from all possible angles.  If you invite only the people concerned your meeting will be more focused.

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