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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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.

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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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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.

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.

Use Skype for Video Calls with Your Clients | Marketri

Marketri

Publishing’s revolutionary breakout: always-on, multi-way connections in shared life spaces

Biznology

In frequency of use order, the largest chat apps vendors are Skype for Business (50%), Slack (14%), Google Hangouts (11%), Microsoft Teams (7%), Atlassian HipChat (2%) and Workplace by Facebook (2%). Lesson for leaders.

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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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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Facebook Partners With Skype to Unveil Awesome New Video Calling Feature

Hubspot

Facebook unveiled its new partnership with Skype to launch a new video calling feature within Facebook , which has already begun rolling out to users. Skype has 170 million. Skype has hit 300 million minutes of video used per month.

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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A Valentine for Marketers

Act-On

I am left with little more than your sweet smile, Captured on Skype, without guile.

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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.

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

Puzzle Marketer

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.

20 Stunning Examples of Brand Style Guides

Hubspot

4) Skype. When it comes to building a memorable brand, it's all about consistency. When you're shopping for your favorite cereal or coffee at the grocery store, you want to be able to spot it from a mile away.

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.

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.

The Secret to Filming an Awesome Remote Interview

Vidyard

Alternatively, you could record a Skype split screen , but this can be a bit boring to watch. The split screen can be accomplished through a tool like Skype, which also lets you record your session as it’s happening with no additional screen recording software required.

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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.

Attention, Word Nerds: The 30 Weirdest Words Added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2014

Hubspot

Skype , v. To have a spoken conversation over the Internet using Skype software, freq. Also with in, into: to participate in a conversation or event in another location by using Skype software.

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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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How to get on Influencers’ Radars

Onalytica B2B

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

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Introducing ViewedIt: Supercharge email conversions with the power of personal video

Vidyard

But video-calling platforms such as Skype and FaceTime are even more disruptive than old-fashioned phone calls, and uploading videos to streaming sites like YouTube is too time-consuming and cumbersome for one-to-one communication. Click. Trash. Click. Trash.

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Nostalgia Ahead! What Your 20 Favorite Websites Used to Look Like #TBT

Hubspot

9) Skype. but Skype''s logo was once red?! Another fun fact: Skype was created by the people who brought you music downloading service, KaZaA. Tweet about Skype. I just picked up a new hobby. I call it "Waybacking.". It''s kinda like Googling, but even better.

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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.

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17 of the Best Tools to Find and Interview Remote Candidates

Hubspot

2) Skype. Skype is proven. Spark Hire is like Google Hangouts or Skype, except you don’t have to be present during the interview. You don’t know it yet, but you need Kelsey. She’s an ideal fit, the right mix of smarts and experience, temperament and personality.

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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.

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 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. …

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How to Sell When You’re on Vacation: Tips for Putting Your Out-of-Office Reply to Work

Hubspot

Mobile/Skype] | [Office/Skype]. This post originally appeared on HubSpot's Sales Blog. To read more content like this, subscribe to Sales. Can you sell when you’re on vacation? Sure you can. but dragging out your laptop and taking calls from the beach is sure to annoy your family.

How Smart People Do Social Selling

Act-On

Skype call. Social selling has been rising in popularity for awhile. There’s a reason: It works. It’s not a magic bullet (don’t nix cold calling yet), but social selling does work.

18 Expert Guides to Using Google+ for Business

Webbiquity

Despite the reputation Google+ has in some circles for being the social network that everyone has joined but no one uses , marketers are increasing viewing it as a vital platform for branding and engagement.

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The New Brand Building in the Era of Engagement

Modern B2B Marketing

Think about Skype’s “Stay Together” campaign : It demonstrated how people are using technology to develop deep, emotional relationships across great distances. The two girls don’t just keep in touch—Skype allows them to become best friends, even while living on separate continents.

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2015 B2B Content Marketing Survey – 3 Takeaways You Need to Know

B2B Marketing Traction

Is Skype and “in-person event”? There’s a big difference between what B2B marketers are using in their marketing programs and what is effective. Here are three things you need to act on to increase your marketing results.

How to Work with Influencers: The Ultimate Guide

Hubspot

Skype executed a promotion like this one with its “ Your City, Your Passion ” competition. How much digital content do you consume on a daily basis? It’s tough to put a number on that, isn’t it?

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The Do’s and Don’ts for Sending Email at Work

Hubspot

DO: Use Skype (or Other Chat App) for the Excess Conversations. A very common instant messaging tool that every company should use in the office is Skype. PS – You can use emoticons in Skype and I won’t be mad! **Sets alarm for 6am, checks email, goes to bed**.

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Agency Focus: How Content Marketing is Changing, & How to Measure It

Act-On

Meeting/Web Conferencing Software – GoToMeeting, Skype, Cisco’s WebEx, etc. When it comes to content marketing, art + science = measurable success.

10 Reasons Why Inside Sales Will Displace Field Sales Teams by 2015

ViewPoint

Right now, Skype, web conferencing, and video are quickly catching on over face-to-face visits and traditional meetings. Josiane Feigon is President of TeleSmart Communications and author of the business bestseller, Smart Selling on the Phone and Online. To read an excerpt from her latest book, Smart Sales Manager , click here. To listen to a webinar on this topic, click here.

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Microsoft, Marketo and Facebook’s 5 Tips for Focused, Effective Marketing

Leadspace

What’s the difference between a winning demand generation strategy, and a mediocre one? Between generating enough leads to keep things going (and keep your own head above the water), and taking your marketing to the next level?

12 Tools & Resources to Help You Create Better Buyer Personas

Hubspot

To make sure you''re still having rich and productive virtual conversations, here are two tools you can use: 1) Skype. Skype has a list of useful tools you can use to record Skype calls, and Google Hangouts are automatically recorded.