Using Videoconferencing to Reach Customers

video conferencingEvery customer wants to feel as if they’re buying from the authority in an industry. They like the feeling that they can trust the people they purchase from and you can make sure your clients feel that way about your company once you begin using videoconferencing for webinars.  This is perfect for you to get the word out to a huge group of people all at once, according to Social Media Examiner.

The great thing about webinars is you can get people involved in ways that you never could with a seminar, yet you can issue information much the same way as a seminar. People listen to what you have to say, but they can actually interact with you. The interaction is a very important part of why videoconferencing software is unique for speaking to a crowd for outreach programs. Best of all, because the webinar is accessible to anyone with a connection to the Internet, you don’t have to worry about not being able to get enough people to get involved.

Connect with New Contacts Even Faster

As soon as you make contacts around the world, you should be using video conferencing to get in touch with them and have a conversation. This used to be a long and drawn out process, because you would have to wait until you could justify the expenditure of going to visit the person face-to-face to make this kind of connection. Thanks to the video conferencing capabilities, all you have to do is open your video conferencing software and start talking to the people you made connections with. The ability to speak with several people around the world in one day makes the ability to keep reaching out much more effective.

Training Is Simplified

Any time you’re looking to engage in a widespread outreach program, you’re going to need ground troops to get some traction. This used to mean either flying people around the world to go to training seminars, or the trainers would have to travel around the world to train the employees. These days, training is a lot simpler thanks to the ability to use video conferencing. Companies like the Blue Jeans Network help train all of your employees just by getting online and talking face to face with those people you’re training. What is truly great is this does not have to be a one-way discussion. You can actually allow all students to ask questions, answer them, and get everyone up to speed as quickly as possible. This means that your trainers, according to Computer World, will utilize the technology to train from their office and never get on the road again.

Get Everyone Excited

When you’re using video conferencing for your outreach program, according to FOX Business, you can touch many more lives than you could have otherwise. You can build excitement in those people you need to develop leads and bring in new business. Talking directly with these individuals and making sure they’re pumped up is one of the easiest ways to help your business grow. Keep in mind, you can have as many of these pump-up meetings as you would like to have. If at any time you cannot make it in front of the camera in time to hold the pump-up meeting, you can simply record your video and broadcast it on the day you’re trying to reach your teams. The world may be shrinking with technology like video conferencing, but in the opinion of most businesses, this is not exactly a bad thing. Instead of shying away from today’s technology, consider taking advantage and reaping the benefits.

 
About Holly

Holly Johnson is a wife, mother of two, and frugal lifestyle enthusiast. She is the co-founder of Club Thrifty and a staff writer at Get Rich Slowly, Frugal Travel Guy, and U.S. News and World Report's "My Money Blog." Holly has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger Personal Finance, Fox Business, and Daily Finance.

Comments

  1. Video conferencing is getting much better in terms of quality, reliability, and price. My company uses it infrequently but when we do we save a boatload on travel expenses.

  2. My days of video conferencing are over, but I have had a number of meetings online.

  3. Hi,
    Very Informative Post. It will really helpful for people to make conferences and vanish the distances among. Your points are really nice and helpful for reaching customers.

  4. Video conferencing has brought considerable change in my business. Now I can be in contact of my clients at any hour of the day. Through Meeting Zone web conferencing services, I can train my employees around d the world and cost of training is thoroughly reduced. It has also increased my reliability among my prospective clients and brought a lot of business.

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