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Video Conferencing: Are You Doing it Right?

Whether you are recently working from home or a veteran remote worker, you will have to conduct a meeting with your co-workers through video conferencing, at some point. In fact, video conferencing is an essential part of the lives of today’s project managers. You might be thorough at setting up a video call, but it is also crucial to be aware of how to practice proper video conferencing etiquette. In this article at TechnologyAdvice, Abby Dykes shares tips that will help you make your video conferencing much more effective.

Secrets of Successful Video Conferencing

Utilize Your Time Effectively During Video Conference

Many project managers commit a mistake of spending the whole of their virtual meeting displaying presentations. Instead, share your presentation on the discussion forum and ask for team members’ comments before the meeting. During a video conference, you can focus on areas of concern and questions that people have raised.

Preparation is Critical

Virtual meetings do not mean just setting up technology. But, a project manager must

  • Set the agenda for the meeting
  • Know the objectives that need to be achieved by the end of the session
  • Understand the purpose of the meeting
  • Identify how actions will be communicated and followed up

Keep People Engaged

The biggest challenge for a project manager is to keep the team members engaged during the video conference calls. One of the best ways to keep your audience involved throughout the video conference is by asking for their inputs. Ensure that everyone has a chance to provide his/her point of view on projects.

Video calls are the fundamental ways of getting projects completed for many project managers today. Following the steps mentioned above will help you navigate through somewhat unclear waters of video conferencing etiquette. If you want to learn more about video conferencing, click on

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Nivedita Gopalakrishna is currently working as a Content Specialist with CAI. She has more than eight years of experience in blogging, copywriting, and ghost-writing. Nivedita started her career as a reporter/sub-editor in one of the reputed newspaper organizations in India. She went on to pursue her career as a content analyst in an Indian-based company, Brickwork India Pvt Ltd. Nivedita has assisted several overseas clients with SEO-friendly content for B2C copies, blogs, product descriptions, newsletters, sales letters, e-books, and research papers. When she is not at her computer, you can find her either reading vintage novels or singing Indian classical music.

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