Online Sales Presentations Tips that Work

Jamie Davidson March 26, 2020

As a seasoned sales professional you may be used to working on the road, out of the office, and meeting in person with potential prospects and clients. Yet, in today’s current work-from-home environment, you’ll have to pivot to connecting with your sales opportunities remotely. The skills you use for giving a persuasive up close and personal sales presentation may not necessarily translate to an online medium. But with these key tips, you’ll be able to create a great sales experience for your prospects –

5 Tips for Hiring Your First Marketing Exec

Jamie Davidson March 3, 2020

If you’re a “solopreneur” or the leader of a small team or business, hiring your first marketer can feel overwhelming. Adding any new member to your team takes a lot of consideration, but hiring a marketer who can bring new ideas, execute strategy and show results is a big ask.

Marketing is so much more than promoting a product to consumers. It entails research, audience analysis, and knowledge of numerous advertising channels both online and offline.

Vast Conference Mobile Meetings

Jamie Davidson February 24, 2020

A Mobile Meeting Experience Like None Other

The highest-quality online meeting experience, now in the palm of your hand. With our newly released mobile meeting app, you can schedule and host conference calls, run online meetings, screen share, chat and have a full-scale video conference from anywhere, any time, on any device.

Mobile Conferencing with Full Meeting Features

Cut the cord and the hassle of meetings on the go. The Vast Conference video conferencing app provides an easy-to-use,

Online Interview Scripts for Seamless Hiring

Jamie Davidson February 5, 2020

Remote work is a trend that continues to gain popularity. Today, more companies are turning to video interviews to connect with candidates. Online interviewing introduces a different dynamic to the hiring process. One that can quickly turn uncomfortable if you aren’t prepared to engage in this way.

We’re here to help! And make your interview process go smoothly and successfully. Let’s find you the right new hire!

Having video conference interview scripts at the ready can minimize awkward pauses and enable you to help candidates feel more comfortable,

Meeting Agenda Templates For Any Type of Conference Call

Kurt Birkenhagen January 22, 2020

Who Needs a Meeting Agenda?

Every successful conference call starts with a meeting agenda.

  • Before the call, the agenda informs participants what they need to prepare
  • During the call, the agenda keeps discussions on-topic and on-time
  • After the call, the agenda is a reference, documenting outcomes and assignments

A functional agenda does more than just list items—it drives effective action. But one size doesn’t fit all.

Universal Service Fund (USF) Quarterly Rates

Jamie Davidson January 1, 2020

What is the Current Universal Service Fund (USF) Rate?
  • Q2 2020 – 19.6%
  • Q1 2020 – 21.2%
  • Q4 2019 – 25.0%
  • Q3 2019 – 24.4%
  • Q2 2019 – 18.8%
  • Q1 2019 – 20.0%
  • Q4 2018 – 20.1%
  • Q3 2018 – 17.9%
  • Q2 2018 – 18.4%

The Universal Service Fund (USF) is a government-administered fund used to support telecommunication services in rural and high-cost areas to low-income consumers,

6 Ways Social Selling Helps Close Sales

Jamie Davidson November 25, 2019

Buyer journeys grow more complex and less linear every day. As the number of channels through which brands can connect with prospects grows, companies and individual salespeople must adopt an omnichannel approach that meets them where they are.

The need to engage on multiple fronts extends to the world of social media, where it’s increasingly important to maintain an active and engaging presence. That’s because, according to Accenture’s recent On the Verge report,

Understanding the Difference Between Toll and Toll-Free Numbers

Kurt Birkenhagen August 13, 2019

What is the difference between a toll and a toll-free conference call dial-in number?

Have you heard the terms toll call, toll dial-in number or toll-free call tossed around? Are you not quiet sure of the meaning and potential costs associated with each? Below, we’ll define each type of call, the cost implications of each and which type of conference calling plan may be optimal for your business.

Toll Conference Call Dial-in Number

Let’s begin by covering a toll conference dial-in number.