Offices have begun to re-open and workers are starting the shift back to in-person life on a global scale. However, most employees (in fact, 60-80%* of them) now say that they want flexibility in whether they choose to work in the office or at home. As a leader, how do you manage this new reality?
We started Vaam with the mission to improve communication for professionals because we think old ways of working don't fit the hybrid and remote work realities for the new generations of professionals who are shaping our future for decades to come. They are video-first and prefer genuine connections, and we think we can offer a product that eases their pains of communicating professionally.
After 10 years at SEB, Jeanette needed a change. That change became SPP, the sustainable life insurance and pension savings company with around 400 employees in Sweden. She started as a sales account manager approximately one year ago, and is constantly looking for new ways to make her approach more pleasant for her and her customers.
2016 we started to publish content of our food on Instagram. Sounds classic right? What we didn't know then... 2021 Foodgeekz is a personal brand with a growing community and a full-time job for both me and my sister Emmy.
How many times have you listened to a sales pitch and had no idea what the company does? You're not alone.
Seven years ago, when I was 21 years old, I started my podcast Businesspodden together with Mikael Arndt. Shark Tank & Dragons' Den inspired the idea for the podcast. I knew nothing about podcasts. I didn't know much about investing. I wasn't well-known and had no significant following on social media. But I had a clear goal that I wrote down once every day.
Although the first wave of the global pandemic was enormously challenging for businesses, the second wave is bringing with it a new challenge: how to communicate and collaborate across distances, while also having an impact on the bottom line. While video-conferencing solutions are still popular and effective, many teams prefer to use messaging platforms as their primary means of internal communication.
Rebecca Bly is one of the co-founders of the affiliated company Professional Nord in Karlstad. It was started in February of 2021. The company has done a rocket career, and while the whole recruitment industry fell by 15%, Professional Nord Karlstad has not stopped growing. One big contributor to this success is the use of Vaam as a video communication tool.
Helping talents in the beginning of their careers to find their first job or go through with their first climb of the career ladder is what Erik Lindgren has been doing for the past 8 years. Today, he is the Sales and Recruitment Manager at Framtiden Malmö, where he keeps doing this with the help of tools like Vaam.
We talk a lot about customer obsession in the digital world and we can safely assume that at least 80% of all startups out there have this word as a principle written down in a document somewhere. But few of us succeed to truly be customer obsessed and give an experience which exceeds customers' lowest expectations.
Traditionally, the meeting format has been a way to align people in the same social context and for stakeholders to share decisions. Coming from a backgrounds in sales, corporate organizations as well as startups it's fair to say that me and my co-founders have encountered some hundred meetings throughout the years. We've formed clear opinions around what has been working well and where we saw room for improvement, and have been persistent in implementing a meeting hygiene which is efficient and purposeful for us.
How gratifying, invigorating and productive do you think your workday could be if you could plan it around your life instead of the other way around?
When it comes to B2B, it's about building personal relationships. People do business with people. And it extremely hard, nearly impossible, to quickly connect with a new person over just text.
Imagine that you need to send a message to a colleague — out of habit you start drafting an email. Half an hour later you are still drafting on the same email inserting screenshot after screenshot to try to be as clear as possible.Then you realize that it would be easier to just demonstrate what you’re trying to type through a video meeting, so you look into your colleague’s calendar and see that there are no free time slots at all.
Vaam has since the foundation of Techonomic been a vital part of their processes as it has, according to the co-founder Jonatan Brekke, made their communication “personal on a whole new level!” During only three months, their company has already started to gain traction and has even signed one of their dream clients with the help of Vaam.
First, we used Loom for some time. After that, we used Vidyard for some time. We’ve jumped between the two American competitors a lot because there were always issues. We have been using Vaam for some time now, and this morning my colleague sent me a text saying: “I just want to tell you that Vaam is amazing 👍!”. This is what Laszlo Toth, founder of LT Ingenjörsbyrå in Borås, told us during an interview.
So you're convinced that video will help your sales. But how do you get started? Just giving all your sales reps a new video tool won't work in the long run. It will work wonders for a while, but people will likely go back to their old habits soon without a proper plan.
How do we make sure that we get good adoption of Vaam once we've committed to using it?These are the four most mentioned tips we hear from our customers.
Using video in sales shouldn't be complicated. But there are a couple of simple things you can do to make a big difference. Before recording your video, consider these points:
As a salesperson, video is one of the most powerful tools in your arsenal. And it's likely a tool that you aren't using to its full potential. In this quick guide, we'll walk you through how to use and win with video. You'll learn the benefits of video for sales, as well as when to use video in your cycle.