Webster’s Dictionary defines “reservationless” as…..wait…..there is no definition for reservationless.  In fact, it’s not even a legit word! While it may not have broken through to the pages of the dictionary yet, reservationless audio conference calling is a huge part of our day-to-day work life.  Whether it’s an impromptu meeting…

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“What Should I Look For In An Operator Assisted Conference Call Provider?”

In our last blog post we talked about the reasons WHY you need an operator assisted conference call.  So now, you’ve had that lightbulb moment because a number of those nightmare conferencing stories sounded all too familiar….and you’re ready to take charge of your conferencing life!

But wait….you just Googled “operator assisted conference call” and a smorgasbord (yes, smorgasbord!) of providers came up all claiming to be the “#1 Op Assist Provider”.  How can that be?

Is running a successful operator assisted conference call so easy that every player out there is killing it and getting A+ ratings nonstop?  No….quite the opposite in fact.

Choosing which company to trust with these important meetings is less about finding which “provider” paid the most SEO dollars to get their listing at the top of Google’s search engines, and more about finding the “partner” that listens to your needs, understands your goals, and executes a dynamic operator assisted conference call.  There are a number of very important factors that go into choosing the right fit for your “can’t miss” conference calls.  In this post we will discuss those key characteristics that your partner must be able to provide so you can be armed to make the best decision for your organization.

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“Who Needs An Operator Assisted Conference Call?”

In the first two blog posts of this series, we figured out WHY a company needs an operator assisted conference call, and also how to go about finding the right partner to successfully execute the call event.  Now the question is WHO needs an operator assisted conference call? Surely it…

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“Why Do I Need An Operator Assisted Conference Call?”

We’ve all seen it, or should I say heard it, a thousand times on our weekly conference call.  Dogs barking and babies crying in the background.  Ben in IT thinks his line is muted but we can hear him telling Carl about his plans for that ‘67 mustang in the garage.  The host, Cindy, just can’t figure out how to start recording the call.  And Ed?  Where is Ed?  Don’t tell me he can’t find the dial-in info again….it’s the same every week!  If only someone could dial out to him!

It’s headaches like these, and many more, that turn what should be a smooth and routine conference call into the very thing everyone dreads having to attend each week.  And this is why you need an operator assisted conference call…so you can take back your meeting and your audience!

In this post we’ll talk about common struggles organizations like yours experience with their day-to-day conference calls.  We’ll get into how an operator assisted format not only addresses and fixes those challenges, but how it can also save you time (which we all know equals $$$) and heartache by doing the heavy lifting for you resulting in a better meeting experience.

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Everything You Need To Know About Operator Assisted Conference Calls

What comes to mind when you think of operator assisted conference calls?  Some of you might be thinking along the lines of large calls, important events, high-touch service.  Others may be envisioning personalized greetings and customizable features.  A few of you may even be asking, “What the heck is he talking…

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Content marketing is the buzzword du jour, and the phrase “content is king” is popping up everywhere you look. Content is great for boosting your rankings in the search engines and, if you’re capable of making truly valuable content, you can use it to generate leads for your business. Yet…

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  “Can you repeat that?” “The audio and video aren’t syncing up for me." “Are you presenting this webinar from inside a cave?” Get enough people on a webinar or audio conference and you’re bound to have someone complain about stuttering, latency, or delay. You might be presenting in crystal…

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Why Telecommuting Works for Everyone Due to the amount of interest from our last blog titled, “Don’t Be A Tele-Muter” - a post on how to avoid being the non-responsive telecommuting employee, a lot of people contacted us defending their work from home efficiency and productivity. So here’s a list…

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Build a Pencil Army I was talking with one of our non-profit customers the other day and asked them the secret to the incredible membership growth they were experiencing; The answer: “Build a Pencil Army”. I was confused so my client offered to explain: “Look, if I give a non-believer…

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Recently we hosted a webinar aimed at helping IT and Procurement professionals get a handle on an ever growing problem - out of control conferencing and collaboration services across their organization. In the webinar we discussed: The Current Small to Medium Enterprise Landscape Organizations with many global locations Many locations…

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