Which conference call service is your organization currently using? Do you use a voice bridge that connects your meeting attendees via voice? What do you do when you need to share a slide deck or screenshot during a conference call? Does your current conference call service allow for screen sharing and video conferencing capabilities?

Let’s say, your conference call service does provide you with various features you need. But how much do you spend for the service? Have you compared the cost you’re paying now to other conference call services available in the market? Is your system the most cost-efficient option out there?

With the wide range of features it comes with, and the affordable price tag, Skype for Business Conferencing is one of the best conference call services available for organizations of all sizes. Everyone knows Skype but not many organizations understand the value that Skype for Business Conferencing can provide for their organization.

See the top five reasons why your organization should be using Skype for Business Conferencing.

1. Skype for Business Conferencing is more cost-efficient than your current conference call service

Regardless of your organization’s size, Skype for Business Conferencing could provide you with cost savings from your current conference call service. To add Skype for Business Conferencing to your current Office 365 subscription, you’ll only pay an additional $5 per user, per month (plus applicable long-distance charges and toll fees). A quick analysis of your current conference call service will help you assess if your current solution is the best option for your organization and how much you’re going to save from switching to Skype for Business Conferencing.

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2. Skype for Business Conferencing is extremely easy to use

Offered as a part of the Office 365 suite of products, Skype for Business Conferencing provides you with an opportunity to simplify how you schedule your meetings. Skype for Business Conferencing integrates seamlessly with Outlook. A few simple clicks allow you to schedule the meeting, and the details of the conference bridge is automatically included in the meeting invitation.

 

3. Skype for Business offers more features than other conference call services

Skype for Business Conferencing isn’t just going to be able to save you money from your current audio conference call service, but it also provides several benefits, too!

  • Simplify your user interactions with scheduling your conference calls.
  • Share your screen with other conference participants.
  • Send documents, links, and instant messages during conference calls.
  • Use video conferencing to allow remote workers and clients to have a more personal and interactive experience.
  • Broadcast to a large audience (up to 250 participants).
  • Host webinars for up to 10,000 people, who can join from any browser or device.

These are just a few of the many benefits that Skype for Business Conferencing can provide your organization – is your current conference call service doing this much for you?

 

4. Skype for Business increases user adoption rates

When a new system is inherently intuitive, with a simplistic design, it’s far more likely that your user adoption rates will be much higher, increasing your ROI. Skype for Business Conferencing provides that easy-to-use solution. Integrating well with Office 365, Skype for Business has minimal set-up and an intuitive design, so it is easily integrated into your organization’s daily set of productivity tools.

 

5. Skype for Business simplifies management and invoicing for your conferencing needs

Wouldn’t it be easier if you only had one, centralized billing mechanism to deal with? Because Skype for Business Conferencing is an add-on to your current Office 365 subscription, your conferencing invoice (and any long-distance or toll fees that might have been incurred) is automatically added to your Microsoft account, simplifying the billing process.

 

Conference call service should provide increased productivity and collaboration

Does your current conference call service provide all the benefits that Skype for Business Conferencing offers at an affordable price? If not, maybe it’s time to consider switching to Skype for Business Conferencing. If you want to know more about it, check out our webinar, where we’ll walk you through the benefits of Skype for Business Conferencing, and provide instructions on how to use Skype for Business Conferencing in your organization. Interested? Register here >>