Like Hong Kong, Macau is a special administrative region of China which means it falls within China’s sovereignty but isn’t actually a part of the Chinese mainland. This made it particularly difficult for some of our clients who wanted to host conference calls from Macau or needed to invite participants based there but couldn’t make use of our Chinese freephone number (as they’d be charged for an international call). To resolve this issue and continue to give our clients the access they...
Whatever the distance between the UK and Uzbekistan (3,129 miles to be precise), the countries remain extremely close by phone. Uzbekistan’s telecommunications network has recently undergone extensive reconstruction and is now much more robust, meaning connecting with your colleagues and clients securely is possible. So, if you need to host a conference call from Uzbekistan – or include participants that are based in the business capital of Tashkent for example, with Speakserve it’s easy. We...
So you’ve been using the same Conference Call Provider for years now and after reviewing your annual spend, you find yourself wondering if you are really are paying far too much for the service you are getting. Is it time to look for a new provider? Is the administrative effort and time it takes to move to a new provider, really worth it? Here are 7 ways to tell.
Let’s face it, pre-registration hasn't got a great reputation. Despite the insights it can give the PR and corporate prior to the event and the convenience it provides for participants when it comes to joining a call, there is a consensus that pre-registration is a lengthy process, the idea of having to provide your information days or even hours before the call is considered laborious and for this reason it is rarely in the interest of PR agencies to ask their participants to do it. But,...
We are excited to announce that Speakserve has recently moved it's Operations Centre into a new office in the heart of Basingstoke’s business district, Basing View. Having spent the last few years just a stone-throw away from our new location, we felt it was the right time to move to a bigger office given our rapid expansion.
Good investor relations and communications professionals know that any business can be disrupted by a number of economic and environmental factors including new market entrants, and despite a reasonable value proposition these disruptions can see stock prices languishing at low level. So how do you combat this?
Many of our customers schedule periodic conference calls with the investment community where a carefully selected panel or presentation team delivers the current performance of a business. Unfortunately, we know that things don't always work out as planned. That's why we've put together some helpful tips and tricks that will help you to get the most out of your next earnings call.
Despite what is advertised, most call providers fail to offer an event call service designed with Financial PR & Investor Relations in mind. There is a neglect for the subtleties of this type of industry, with Financial PR and IR professionals often becoming restricted and frustrated by unreliable, over complicated and expensively inflexible solutions.
Great conference calls should be both simple and cost effective, often replacing face-to-face meetings, they can be used to reduce travel time and organisational costs, as well as lessening your carbon footprint.
With a recent survey finding that up to 50% of conference call users thought it was quite normal not to know who was on their calls, it is important to ensure the security level you need. At Speakserve, we understand that with all the day to day of running a business, you have enough on your plate. We want to take care of as much of that as we can, so that you don’t have to.