Okay, you work from home and need to make a video conference call, but do you know which service to use? You are not alone and there are so many choices. With virtual teams popping up everywhere and collaborating with others using video conferencing on the rise, knowing the best way to share information with one another in a virtual workplace is increasingly important. Let’s face it – a phone call doesn’t always do it these days. Being able to share screens, documents, and video is much more simple, efficient and cheaper through an online meeting than traveling across country. This also applies to how you interact with clients and even potential new customers. In this article we’ll compare the best video conferencing software: GoToMeeting vs WebEx vs Join.Me vs TeamViewer vs Google Plus, and more. We’ll also discuss why they are among the most popular online meeting services available…Read More »
The number of people working in a virtual office space has doubled in recent years. Why? Because it’s easier than ever to work from home and use software to collaborate online and keep your team focused, organized and on task. Just because you’re in a different city or even time zone doesn’t mean you can’t still communicate and work together as if you were in the same room. We Rock Your Web has been testing and using various tools throughout the years to keep our virtual team connected and productive from locations around the world. Here are a few tips and in-depth reviews of the best products on the market with pros and cons for each…Read More »
Excel timesheets not cutting it anymore? Whether you’re a sole proprietor or you manage a small business team, tracking work time can be a huge, time-consuming drag — especially if you’re managing multiple clients, projects and tasks. A cloud-based software solution could be the answer to your problems. Here we review eleven of the best online time tracking software solutions that are geared toward project-based firms and small businesses, from freelancers and consultants to advertising agencies, designers, web developers, legal services and more. You might be surprised at how affordable and efficient these solutions can be…Read More »
Is your company going to switch to a new program? Or maybe you are looking to add a new skill to your resume. The most time and cost efficient way to learn is by signing up for an online learning site. Then you can learn the program and go through the course at your own speed. As a business owner, you may even want to use this as a training portal for offering continuing education to keep your employees motivated! These online learning tools can save you time and keep your business productive…Read More »
Do you depend on Google Drive, Microsoft Word, and other individual services for your team’s organization? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was one service that housed all this functionality, and more, in one place so you and your team could seamlessly work together, manage projects and timelines, and reach goals? We’ve got good news for you. With Teamwork Projects you can assign tasks, collaborate, communicate, mark things off your to-do lists and more, all in real-time. Read our review for more details, pros, cons, and pricing…Read More »
Since launching in 2011, Treehouse has created nearly 500 hours of original course content which has helped nearly 200,000 students to learn invaluable skills including coding, web design, app building, starting a business and more. Their 200+ courses led by expert instructors help people of all ages and skill levels around the world advance their careers so they can stay ahead of the trends and have a leg up on their competition in the workforce. And Micah Cooksey, one of their brightest up and coming team members, is no exception. Micah received his Bachelor’s degree at the young age of 16 and is finishing his masters degree at 19! He’s currently doing sales and marketing at Treehouse but, given his track record, perhaps he’ll be running the company soon!? We were honored to have the chance to interview Mr. Cooksey and learn more about Treehouse, one of our top picks for best online learning site. We also learned more from Micah’s insights into the online learning market…Read More »
Best Project Management Software: LiquidPlanner vs Wrike vs Basecamp vs Teamwork vs Zoho vs WorkFront vs Clarizen & More!
Are you frustrated by your team members turning projects in late? Do you feel overwhelmed with the number of emails you get? These project management software tools can help eliminate work chaos and keep your team on track. Sounds too good to be true, right? Wrong. Project management software can help decrease your email inbox count, increase your team’s productivity and provide the tools to allow your team to complete projects on time. The size of your team and its projects will play a large role in helping to determine the best project management software for you. Read our reviews below to learn more…Read More »
As an online publishing company here at We Rock Your Web, our team works all over the world. Further, every member of our team works virtually from their respective home offices. In fact, we rarely meet in person and more than 50% of the team have never met the majority of their teammates. Does this sound familiar? It is a rapidly growing trend and one you might want to consider when seeking your next job or in making business formation decisions.
But, how do you keep employees on task and team-oriented when they are not on-site to keep an eye on? Here are a few of of our top picks when it comes to managing virtual teams. We know them well because we use them virtually every single day to help build team morale and keep everyone on the same page…Read More »
In an age where everything centers on technology and ease, online training courses offer a convenient training solution. The benefits to online training versus in class training are numerous. Below we will not only take a look at these benefits but we will also examine how online training works through a review and analysis of MindFlash.com…Read More »
If you’re part of a large and busy team or just started your own business as an entrepreneur or co-founder, you know that there are a lot of things that keep you busy during the day. Sometimes, the things that keep you busy are the very same things keep you away from your work. These tasks can easily handled by someone else, giving you back your time, your energy, and your creativity to work on bigger (and probably more important) projects. If you work at a corporation, you may or may not have an assistant already, but even if you do, it’s likely that you share the assistant or that he/she doesn’t have any marketing experience. With the increasing importance of having a digital presence and existing in an online work environment, a VA with social media/marketing experience is key. Here are four ways that a detail-oriented virtual assistant can help you reach your goals (and lower your stress levels!)…Read More »