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Miranda Limonczenko

Miranda Limonczenko

Marketing Coordinator & Social Media Manager, Business-Software.com
Web conferencing and VoIP technology are an absolute essential for any globalized organization that wants to maintain regular communication across its global operations. The editors as Business-Software.com have put together this compendium of articles, product reviews, white papers and more on web conferencing software to help you in every stage of the search for the right solution.

In a business world growing ever more globalized the need for fast and reliable communications across the enterprise are of massive importance. Quality web conferencing software enables decision makers to get facetime with team members operating on the other side of the world or even just the other side of town. Providing low-cost, instantaneous communication via web conferencing goes a long way in terms of streamlining the chain of command.

Diversified, multi-site enterprises or organizations with many field agents operating around the world will benefit from a dedicated web conferencing software solution. Among solutions listed in Business-Software.com's Top 10 Web Conferencing software report, the top-rated web conferencing software products are:

  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Cisco WebEx
  • Saba Meeting
  • Citrix GoToMeeting
  • Free Web Conferencing Software

    Free Web Conferencing Software Articles

    The Best-Value Web Conferencing Software

    The Best-Value Web Conferencing Software

    In this week’s Best Value we’re taking a look at web conferencing tools. In contrast to some of the other segments we’ve covered in past installments like Marketing Software and Nonprofit Management, web conferencing can be applied to just about every single department in any given organization. Any team is going to have to have meetings at some point or another. Additionally, in the contemporary workplace many teams, even at smaller organizations, are working remotely from each other with potentially vast distances between individuals.

    The Best Free Web Conferencing Services

    The Best Free Web Conferencing Services

    Although the market for free Web conferencing looks a lot different today than it did a year ago, there are still plenty of Web conferencing options for the frugal among us.

    From the Community: The Best Web-Based Webinar Software?

    From the Community: The Best Web-Based Webinar Software?

    In her question, Sabrina mentions both WebEx and GoToMeeting, two major webinar software offerings from Cisco and Citrix, respectively. Both are robust solutions, though for the list of recommendations we've put together here we went with Citrix's product, if only because of our own positive experiences with it.

  • Web Conferencing Software Best Practices

    Web Conferencing Software Best Practices Articles

    Team Lync vs. Team Skype: The Web Conferencing Software Divide

    Team Lync vs. Team Skype: The Web Conferencing Software Divide

    Connectedness and technology’s power to increase communication has been on the public’s mind, especially with the ever-present idea that technology hinders connection. Microsoft is no exception. Despite their mission to increase connectedness through Lync, Microsoft is creating a divide.

    From the Community: What can I do to reduce travel expenses?

    From the Community: What can I do to reduce travel expenses?

    What’s the solution? Many companies are finding that Web conferencing is the answer. Small and medium-sized businesses are especially gravitating towards the new technology: Frost & Sullivan, a leading research firm, reports that 64% of SMB’s use Web conferencing regularly in their business.

    7 Best Practices for Delivering Superior Customer Support via Live Chat

    7 Best Practices for Delivering Superior Customer Support via Live Chat

    Live chat’s bubble is on the rise. LogMeIn and the e-tailing group have released the Fourth Annual BoldChat Live Chat Effectiveness report which shows one in five shoppers prefer online chat over any other communication method. Featured here are seven best practices for offering a superior live chat customer experience

    Boosting Webinar Performance with Marketing Automation

    Boosting Webinar Performance with Marketing Automation

    Managing your webinar program through your marketing automation platform has the potential to improve these metrics and lower costs, but your marketing automation solution must be integrated into your webinar service. By integrating webinar software with sales and marketing automation platforms, the ability to improve efficiency and drive revenue from webinars is significantly improved.

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    Top Web Conferencing Blog Posts

    The Best-Value Web Conferencing Software

    The Best-Value Web Conferencing Software

    In this week’s Best Value we’re taking a look at web conferencing tools. In contrast to some of the other segments we’ve covered in past installments like Marketing Software and Nonprofit Management, web conferencing can be applied to just about every single department in any given organization. Any team is going to have to have meetings at some point or another. Additionally, in the contemporary workplace many teams, even at smaller organizations, are working remotely from each other with potentially vast distances between individuals.

    Team Lync vs. Team Skype: The Web Conferencing Software Divide

    Team Lync vs. Team Skype: The Web Conferencing Software Divide

    Connectedness and technology’s power to increase communication has been on the public’s mind, especially with the ever-present idea that technology hinders connection. Microsoft is no exception. Despite their mission to increase connectedness through Lync, Microsoft is creating a divide.

    From the Community: Best Webinar Software for Live and On Demand?

    From the Community: Best Webinar Software for Live and On Demand?

    This week’s question from Kevin J. asks, “We are interested in doing our bible study as a webinar both live and on demand and would like some options.” To answer Kevin, we review the top live and on-demand webinar solutions.

    From the Community: The Best Web-Based Webinar Software?

    From the Community: The Best Web-Based Webinar Software?

    In her question, Sabrina mentions both WebEx and GoToMeeting, two major webinar software offerings from Cisco and Citrix, respectively. Both are robust solutions, though for the list of recommendations we've put together here we went with Citrix's product, if only because of our own positive experiences with it.

Popular Web Conferencing Solutions

8x8 Virtual Meeting

8x8 Virtual Meeting

8x8 Virtual Meeting is a flexible web conferencing solution that is simple to use and affordable.

Cisco WebEx Meeting Center

Cisco WebEx Meeting Center

Cisco WebEx Meeting Center is a browser-based web conferencing tool that enables real-time file sharing, video conferencing and free calling.

Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect is a web conferencing solution that enables users to conduct rich audio and video webinars, online meetings and eLearning sessions.

IBM Lotus Sametime

IBM Lotus Sametime

IBM Lotus Sametime is an integrated set of real-time communication and collaboration tools that allow employees to move seamlessly between instant messaging, Web conferencing, and information sharing.

Citrix GoToMeeting

Citrix GoToMeeting

Citrix GoToMeeting is a reliable and cost-effective web conferencing solution that enables users to easily host and attend online meetings.

Skype

Skype

At the heart of the personal and business versions of Skype is seamless voice and HD video chat across desktop and mobile devices. Skype runs passively, meaning calls can be received or sent to voicemail much as with regular phone service.

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