Tech Review: HipChat vs. Skype

EMagine B2B Blog

That’s why, to improve the communication throughout the growing employees and offices taking place at eMagine, we’re testing out a new communication method: HipChat – or what our CEO calls, “Skype on steroids”.

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Use Skype for Video Calls with Your Clients | Marketri

Marketri

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Three 2017 B2B sales and marketing video trends: it’s time to make your move

Biznology

Record Skype conversations with customers. Here’s where I think B2B sales and marketing video is headed this year. More conversational. Less advertorial. More formats. More interactive. I think the traditional categories of testimonial, webinar, explainer, etc.

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Should businesses use LinkedIn groups or Slack for prospecting? Part 1

Biznology

Slack is a hybrid of instant messaging, social media, and Skype. If you’ve checked out your LinkedIn groups lately, you may notice that LinkedIn groups are not what they used to be.

Brands That Use AI To Enhance Marketing

Aberdeen

The customer experience (CX) technology toolbox has evolved quite dramatically over the past decade. Marketers in particular have expanded the technology capabilities they use to manage customer journeys across all channels (e.g. web, email and social media).

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14 Sanity Saving Apps For Business Travelers

Modern Marketing

Skype Mobile App. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this If your job involves a lot of travel, you know how maddening it can be: the delayed flights, the missed connections, the inability to find a good cup of coffee in a foreign city.

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The Long Distance Relationship: How to Work with a Remote Marketing Agency

The Point

Make generous use of screen share tools (we use Fuzebox and Join.me ) and video conferencing products like Skype or Google Hangouts. marketing agencies marketing agency skype

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Are you a social media marketing hunter?

Biznology

If you engage on Twitter, convert to LinkedIn or Facebook; if you’re on Facebook, take it to messenger or email; if you’re on email, schedule a call or Skype , and if you’re already talking on the phone, meet in person.

Google+ for Business doesn’t have a lot of pluses

Biznology

Some people have found this the most interesting feature–they are Skype-like multi-user video chats that are great for impromptu Web meetings. Social Media Marketing Business Facebook Google Google Profile Skype social mediaImage via Wikipedia. Perhaps you saw the announcement of Google+ for Business–it made big news for a day, but there isn’t that much to say about it.

Cool & Useful Sites for the Holidays

Paul Gillin

Skype . Video chatting is now a standard activity for most Internet users – in fact, earlier this year, Skype reported that their users log 300 million minutes of video calls daily. Skype has recently added a new multi-party platform that allows up to 10 people to video chat with each other, which is a great way to get the family together, even if you’re all far away from each other.

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Productivity-Boosting Benefits of Virtual Meetings

Marketing Action

You can begin with free software such as Google Hangouts or Skype if you’re just getting started. Marketing Life Google Drive google hangounts meetings skype video video meetings virtual virtual meetings How much time do you spend in in-person meetings?

My Favorite Productivity Apps – Multimedia & Web

Paul Gillin

I record phone calls using Skype and MX Skype Recorder. Tags: innovation audacity cacheviewer clickrepair delicious desktop diigo foxreal iwisoft mxskypterecorder picpick skype snagit tools tweetdeck windows zoner

How to Start a B2B Podcast in 2017 | Rethink Podcast Ep. 14

Act-On

Based on that research, we started down the path of recording remote interviews via Skype. Of course, Skype doesn’t allow this through their service (at least not the basic service that I had), so I ended up buying a piece of software that supposedly would record any Skype call to my PC. …

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Push-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware. Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 Google

26 Animated Logos to Inspire Your Own

Hubspot

If you don’t believe me, let the exploding Skype name speak for itself. Skype. There’s a reason we’re so invested in movies and watching something play out on a screen versus reading a book about the same topic.

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My Video Interview About B2B Social Media on EWeek Biz Advisor Blog

Paul Gillin

I recently chatted over Skype video with Eric Lundquist about how small and medium-sized businesses can use social networks to reach their customers. I made the point that social media plays perfectly to the passion that small business owners bring to their work. It’s an unfair vantage that small companies have. B2B Social Media social networks video small business SMB

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How We Know Users Are in Charge of Technology

B2B Marketing Traction

Now we have Twitter and Facebook , Google and YouTube , Skype and Yahoo , PhotoShop and iTunes. It’s clear to me that users are in charge when it comes to technology. It wasn’t always that way. When programmers ruled, we had acronyms. Confusing, unintelligble acronyms.

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How to Use Google+ Hangouts for Business

EMagine B2B Blog

Similar to Skype or a webinar, Hangouts allow you to host a video chat with up to 10 people that you have in your Circles. Hangouts are an important, yet often unused feature of Google+ for businesses. What makes Hangouts better than the alternatives are the very reasons you should be using them for your [.]. B2B Web Strategy

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Charlene Li: an interview on leadership and digital transformation

i-Scoop

Location: Skype and hotel room. Charlene Li just released her latest book, “The Engaged Leader – A Strategy for your Digital Transformation“ The CEO and Principal Analyst of Altimeter Group was kind enough to take some time despite her busy schedule for an interview.

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How Social Media and Mobile Technology Impact the Customer Experience [Infographic]

Cody Ward

It’s easy for technology start-ups and web service companies to understand the importance of communicating with customers through channels such as social media and mobile technology. They have it ingrained in their DNA.

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How to Become a Household Name

Hubspot

4) Skype. What it Replaced: Video calling and chatting app Skype replaced the term "video chat.". Used in a Sentence: “Skype me when you’re in Europe.”. Why it Caught on: One of the most appealing aspects of Skype is how affordable it makes an essential thing (phone calls).

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Add For Immediate Release to your podcast queue

Biznology

A couple Sundays ago I met up with Joseph Thornley , Lynette Young , and Shel Holtz on video Skype to record episode 15 of Shel’s industry-trusted and industry-respected PR podcast, For Immediate Release , AKA the FIR Podcast.

How Blending Can Boost Your Business

Modern B2B Marketing

Free apps like Skype, WhatsApp, and Viber make it possible to communicate worldwide in real time, and social media and other sharing sites expose people to events in literally every corner of the globe.

What Microsoft's Acquisition Of LinkedIn Could Mean For B2B Marketers

bizible

LinkedIn ads could also expand to the rest Microsoft’s suite, including Office 365, Skype, and web properties like MSN. Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn holds enormous potential for helping B2B marketers reach their audiences and improve revenue generation.

Katy Keim, Lithium’s CMO: How to Create Brand Advocates from Your Social Media Strategy [Podcast]

Crimson Marketing

Roughly $500 billion is spent globally each year on advertising, yet less than 15% of buyers report that they trust the advertising they encounter. Meanwhile, half of all purchases start with an online interaction, and today’s buyer knows all about your customer experience well before purchase.

“How I Work”: Janet Rubio, CMO at True Influence @trueinfluence #HowIWork

Heinz Marketing

Because we are a virtual company Skype is just like air … I use it to survive each day. I’ve logged more Skype hours this year than I can count. By Matt Heinz, President of Heinz Marketing. How I Work” is one of my favorite recurring features in Inc Magazine as well as via Lifehacker’s This Is How I Work Series, and recently several sales experts (including Anthony Iannarino , Dave Brock and Trish Bertuzzi ) participated as well.

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5 B2B Content Strategies that Make the Customer the Star of the Story

Content Standard

Skype. Skype has been a long-time devotee to building a brand story through client success. As the Stanford Graduate School of Business notes, Skype has leaned on a marketing strategy that focuses on businesses and workers who use its service for “everyday moments.”

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How to Create a Successful Webinar? Start by Asking These 7 Questions

Act-On

You may have attended a webinar on common platforms like GoToWebinar, Skype, or WebEx. Online learning is having a golden moment. Institutions like Khan Academy and Linda.com base their entire business model around online classes. Business people are tuning in, too: 75% of executives watch work-related videos on business websites at least once a week, according to Insivia.

How to get on Influencers’ Radars

Onalytica B2B

If this isn’t logistically possible, arrange a phone or Skype call.

Five Situations Where Marketers Should NOT Use Automation

Webbiquity

It doesn’t matter if your target market is comprised primarily of retirees who’ve just discovered Skype and now use it to call their grandchildren. Guest post by Godwin Adoga. Automation has been a big win for small and large businesses alike.

5 Steps to Strategically Reboot Your Brand’s Content Marketing

Content Marketing Institute

Whether it’s a founder story like Blake Mycoskie’s at TOMS or customer stories like Skype and AirBnB have done, signature stories have a tension or surprise, characters who connect, and a punchy problem, solution, or outcome.

10 Ways to Grow Your Email List Like a Boss

Modern Marketing

Take an email interaction deeper by scheduling a phone or Skype call, or choose a subscriber for some one-on-one video consulting.

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How Does Social Selling Tie Into B2B Marketing?

KoMarketing Associates

The idea behind chat rooms has since evolved into texting apps, like our phone’s native applications to programs like WhatsApp, Google Hangouts, and Skype. WhatsApp currently has about 175 million active daily users, while Skype has over 300 million. WhatsApp, Skype, and Facebook currently allow companies to add bots to their platforms, and bot search engines and build services are cropping up online regularly.

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CMOs, Your Meetings Might Be Stifling Creativity & They Don’t Have To

Modern Marketing

Slack, Hangouts and Skype offer compelling alternatives to traditional email and in-person meetings. Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs) lead teams of forward-thinking, creative people that find ways to make the ordinary a little more exciting.

Twitter and Customer Service - Potential PR Nightmare

Anything Goes Marketing

Valeria Maltoni wrote a blog post on her experiences with Skype. She had an issue using Skype on an important family call on Christmas and tried to get it resolved. Skype customer service responded to her quickly on Twitter.

How To Make Money From Your Travel Blog

LeadCrunch

Skype lessons on traveling and blogging), or an ebook on a subject your readers want to learn. For a while now, you’ve been running a travel blog, sharing your experiences in different countries and cities with a readership base around the world. It may have started out with your mom and friends back home reading your entries, but as you expand your subjects and travel to new places, you’ve started to gain a following.

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Flaunt your humanity: P&G’s former CMO Jim Stengel on the Next Era of Marketing

Modern B2B Marketing

Jim cites an example from Skype, whose goal was to show the human impact of people connecting through their technology. Skype created a heartwarming video of two girls living in different countries, each born with one arm, who formed a friendship on Skype.

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10 Everyday Struggles Of A Digital Marketing Team

SnapApp

Leave the client with several communication channel options (Email, PM tool, Skype…) and ask them what is the easiest/fastest way to communicate. Skype, Slack, PM tool or email can all be a fine solution as long as everyone is on the same page. .

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30 Creative Ideas for Your B2B Video Marketing

B2B Marketing Traction

You can even record the customer’s question over Skype or at their company and add it to your video. You can take the video or ask to interview them by Skype. According to eMarketer , adults spend (on average) five and a half hours on video content every day.

PSA: your virtual online friends are part of your family

Biznology

But all of these beautiful, human, loving men and women more than deserved a call, email, text, Skype, or even a Facebook Messenger IM — even those who have basically divorced me over politics and the election for the thought bombs I drop maybe too casually.

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