Business Communications

Modern Business Communication

As you may have noticed or even experienced, business communication and the way we work are undergoing some changes. Many factors, such as digital transformation, advancing technologies, and a diverse workforce, are influencing the direction in which we are headed. Here are some of the ways these communication trends are making an impact. The Cloud […]

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All-Hands Meetings

Company-wide meetings can be tricky, time-consuming, and costly, but they can also reflect positively on the company. By holding such an event, you are portraying to employees that your business cares enough to keep everyone informed of major company updates and emotionally connected to the company’s goals, while openly listening to honest, unfiltered feedback and […]

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Enterprise VoIP

When shopping for a VoIP phone system, you want to be sure you are getting the right system that suits your specific needs. If your company has 100+ users, you will likely need an enterprise-level VoIP system to accommodate your demands. Unfortunately, most hosted VoIP solutions are designed for smaller scale companies. Look for these […]

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Don’t Make These Video Conferencing Mistakes

As businesses realize the value of video calls and conferences, we are seeing an increase in adoption of video conferencing solutions. Video conferencing allows for increased productivity and a new level of collaboration among employees, however, these conferences should not be taken lightly. Despite their convenience, a misstep in execution could create an embarrassing situation […]

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Why Video Conferencing Can Be Intimidating

Despite growing adoption of video conferencing technology within various businesses and industries, employees still seem hesitant to turn on their cameras. Here are some common reasons why people are still wary of video conferencing software. Multi-Tasking Despite the fact that multi-tasking hurts productivity, many workers still believe they can get more done. A video call […]

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The 911 Emergency System

Believe it or not, 9-1-1 was not designated as the “Universal Emergency Number” until 1968. Before this, people would call random places for emergency services. As you can imagine, this was often chaotic and not every emergency was being tended to properly. Considering all the cities and towns that make up the United States, getting […]

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Cisco VoIP

Startechtel.com prides itself in offering the best selection of new and refurbished telecom equipment from quality manufacturers. When you browse our inventory, you will find smart pricing on a wide variety of popular products. Among our catalog you will find IP phones and accessories from Cisco Systems Incorporated, more commonly known as Cisco. Over the […]

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Preparing For A VoIP Phone System

If your business is transitioning from landline phones to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phones, you should understand the challenges that may arise and prepare accordingly. Whether you need to make minor adjustments or upgrades to your existing network, or you need to completely restructure your system, here are some excellent tips to prepare you […]

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Communication In The Digital Age

Gone are the days when businesses solely relied on snail mail to reach out to customers. Now businesses can utilize email, social media, and even text messaging to alert customers. This digital transformation has made communications much more convenient both externally and internally. Within the company, employees can access one another from anywhere, promoting the […]

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Improving The Business Phone Call

A large part of business success lies in effective communication. Utilizing communication outlets efficiently can lead to better sales, returning customers, and referrals. Any errors or mishaps in communication can lead to poor customer service and possibly negative word of mouth, which hurts your business overall. How can businesses improve their communications to ensure continued […]

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