Welcome to the Lighthouse Blog
We call it “Bright Ideas” and we hope it sheds light on ways to present and share your big ideas.

Why Buy WebConferencing from Lighthouse and not Direct?

A large part of our business model is partnering with the best-of-breed technology solutions, wrapping our customized value around them, and providing an enhanced service to our customers.  There is no better real world example of this mission than the…

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We're Not Technology Agnostic

One of the most over-used cliches in the conferencing/collaboration world is "we're technology agnostic....".  I cringe whenever I hear our competition or one of our own meeting consultants use this phrase.  When someone says "We're technology agnostic!", what they are really saying…

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It's the Little Things that Matter

Recently we landed a very large global retailer as a customer.  You've seen this company in every shopping mall in America.  The interesting thing about this deal is that there was no "secret sauce."  We followed our normal sales process which simply…

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Your Meetings Are What Matter

I'm not a big believer in titles.  Let me rephrase that, I really don't like titles.  During my career I've worked with my fair share of important sounding people who added little value to the bottom line.  Conversely, I've worked…

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Our Invoices are Easy to Read and Accurate

The other day I was talking with a customer over the phone on a pretty standard (at least for Lighthouse Conferencing) customer service follow up call.  I was calling to make sure the new customer was 100% satisfied with our…

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New Tax Credit Pays for Employees, but Distance Learning Tools Cut Training Costs

The tax credit of $5000 announced by President Obama for each “net” new hire in 2010 promises to help SMBs expand with new employees. (The term “net employees” refers to additions to an SMB staff, not employees hired to replace…

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So you think you're ready for true Video Conferencing?

More and more our customers are telling us they're ready to step up to true, HD multi-point video conferencing.  This increase in requests really doesn't surprise me.  With the growth of digital cameras and webcams (virtually every phone and laptop…

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Lighthouse Conferencing Partners with Hewlett Packard Media Solutions to Offer Global Webcasting Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Boulder, CO, April 30, 2010 — Lighthouse Conferencing today announced the launch of a new webcasting service to enhance the company’s collaboration offering and provide better value for Lighthouse customers. This new webcast offering comes as a result…

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Our Philosophy on Conferencing

"...And Starbucks just sells coffee. Yet, millions of customers see enough value to pay a premium and go out of  their way for their coffee even though you can get "coffee" for 2/3 the cost at the gas station across the…

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