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Know When To Seek Help With Social Communications

With today’s economy, it’s often tempting for homeowners to take on home improvement projects by themselves. However, we’ve all heard of horror stories of decks collapsing or electrical wiring catching on fire. Sometimes, it’s best to have an expert do … Continue reading

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Top-Down Changes Required In Order For Companies To Be Truly Socially Responsive

In 1862, scientists Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard completed their first pasteurization test. The practice of heating food to stave off harmful pathogens was an unheard of concept at the time and it took considerable time and effort before it … Continue reading

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Well-Executed Social Communications Yields Important, Intangible Gains

W. Clement Stone was a businessperson, philanthropist and author who one said, “Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive … Continue reading

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Increase Profitability With Well-Managed Social Communications

In 2011, researchers from the University of Michigan analyzed 1,380 phone calls and found that telemarketers with certain vocal characteristic were far more effective at persuading people to buy things. They learned that a talking speed of 3.5 words per … Continue reading

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Change Internal Culture In Order To Make External Business Advancements

Kublai Khan, grandson of Mongol Empire ruler Genghis Khan, established the Yuan Dynasty, which spanned from 1279-1368, and unified China. The Yuan Dynasty was known for its economic prosperity and advancements in the arts and sciences. Many scholars attribute its … Continue reading

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Mode Of Communication Is Key In Fully Maximizing Social Channels

With all things being equal, people would rather go to a jovial party than spend the night listening to a formal lecture. This is because parties allow people to fully engage with one another and exchange ideas in a casual … Continue reading

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Companies Need Better Social Support To Help Clients

Piñatas are popular birthday party staples for younger kids. Filled with candy, the papier-mache piñata is hung from the ceiling. Children take turns trying to crack open the piñata by whacking it with a stick while blindfolded. While being in … Continue reading

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Clean Mailboxes to Ensure Messaging Migration Goes Smoothly

For a pair of skates to work optimally, their bearings must be cleaned on a regular basis. Accumulated dust and grime on the bearings create friction, preventing them from spinning smoothly. Similarly, as VMC Program Manager David Cherry explained, e-mail … Continue reading

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What Are The Right Tools For Exchange Messaging Migration?

In the hands of a capable finish carpenter, a hand plane produces a surface as smooth as glass in a fraction of the time it takes a hand sander. VMC Engagement Manager Kris Honkola said that in Exchange messaging migration, … Continue reading

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“Trust Me,” Said The Spider To The Fly…

Sometimes what seems simple at first isn’t so simple after all. According to VMC Program Manager David Cherry, a “simple” messaging upgrade can lure IT directors into a costly trap: “People tend to take for granted that such a commonplace process … Continue reading

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