Advantages of virtual meetings
The multiple advantages offered by video conferences have attracted the attention of many companies for years, in many cases SMEs, which communicate with clients and other professionals without leaving the office. In addition to this benefit, we find other great potentials of this type of technology that are interesting to analyze.
One of the obvious benefits of using video conferencing and virtual meetings is the reduction in travel and travel costs. Undoubtedly, many meetings can be held remotely without the need to spend time or money traveling, something that any company values positively and contributes directly to the income statement and productivity.
Greater number of communications
The convenience of using some of the video conferencing tools on the market means that any company can communicate with clients, partners, or suppliers in a very agile way. In turn, this allows the number of communications to be increased whenever necessary.
Better monitoring of projects with the client
Clients always value the follow-up we do on their projects or the professional relationships we have.
With virtual meetings, distance is not a problem to speak face to face frequently, with the client providing adequate follow-up and transmitting much proximity through virtual meetings. Without a doubt, it can become a great tool to build customer loyalty and improve customer satisfaction.
Better monitoring of projects with collaborators/employees
The same happens with the projects we carry out with company professionals relocated to places other than headquarters.
The possibility of meeting virtually with them through video conferencing solutions allows for a better relationship with the professional, a more adequate follow-up of the project, and a feeling of greater closeness to the project.
Greater agility in decision making
Usually, decision-making in a company takes place in a face-to-face meeting, since several people, partners, etc. must intervene.
The use of video calls and virtual meetings means business decisions can also be made.
The possibility of bringing together the executives or people involved in the decision in the same space is essential, so a firm agreement can be reached in an agile way than if we had to find a face-to-face meeting of all members, with displacements/trips, and more associated scheduling difficulties.
Main tools and functionalities
Year after year, the market offers better video conferencing tools and a greater number of functionalities for professional use. The best-known and longest-running program is Skype, which since 2003 has experienced exponential growth. Is widely used both at a private and business level.
The options have multiplied lately, and there is one for every need.
By reserving a conference room, the benefits are potentiated, and the development of the meetings flows better.