Category: Instant Messaging

How business people communicate?

How business people communicate
How men and women communicate via instant messengers While instant messaging may have started as a social fad back in the 1990’s, today’s business market has come to depend on it. More and more business women and men are turning to instant messaging services for their business communication needs....

Is Instant Messaging Good For Networking?

Is Instant Messaging Good For Networking
When we ask the question “Is instant messaging good for networking?”? We don’t mean contacting random people online in order to get to know more people. But we do think that networking is something that can be done through instant messaging. For example, take into consideration someone who is just starting a...

IM to communicate quickly and effortlessly

IM to communicate quickly and effortlessly
How important is to be communicative Let’s face it. Some people are a bit more tech-savvy than others, as this little example demonstrates. Clearly the “chatters” had access to the internet, otherwise, they couldn’t be chatting! And that’s why instant messaging is so important – it creates instant access...

Workplace Instant Messaging – Best Practices to Follow

Workplace Instant Messaging Best Practices
Workplace IM Differs Significantly from Personal IM After all, the workplace is a formal environment and instant messaging is no exception. This article will share some basic common practices and professional etiquette for instant messaging in the workplace. In informal instant messaging, it is acceptable to use abbreviations like...

Making Decisions Via Instant Messaging

Making Decisions Via Instant Messaging
Why is Instant Messaging so Powerful? Instant messaging is a great tool to use when trying to make decisions, whether they be big or small, business or personal. There are several instances where your instant messaging contacts could give you advice on decisions, such as: Where to eat lunch...

The Value of an Enterprise Instant Messenger

The Value of an Enterprise Instant Messenger
How do you measure the value of an instant messenger? Knowing the costs of setting up an enterprise instant messenger are obvious.  You can simply request a price quote, and soon hard data will be on your spreadsheets. Cost however, is not always the same as value. In terms...

Instant Messenger – Security Issues and Solutions

Instant Messenger Security Issues and Solutions
With identity theft and corporate espionage on the rise, having instant messenger security is essential now more than ever. Hackers can use instant messaging as an unchecked doorway into any computer. Once a hacker has the “in” on one computer, the instant messaging software can be used to infect...