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June 20, 2017 By Anne Piccolo

Avoid Audio Party Fouls

June 20, 2017

By Anne Piccolo

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June 20, 2017

Avoid Audio Party Fouls

By Anne Piccolo
Customer Success Manager

Even if you’re hosting a meeting with your most high-profile client, any online meeting can be a bit like a party. You want everyone to enjoy themselves, feel comfortable with each other, and appreciate your killer playlist (hello, funk). Also, like a party host, you want to make sure that everything runs smoothly. In recent months, has added several audio features to ensure you’re the host(ess) with the mostest, and we wanted to give you some tips on how to use the new in-app messaging, active speaker, and selective muting features as effectively as possible!

Don’t double dip when connecting to audio

People love to click buttons almost as much as they love good guac. In the past, sometimes when a participant was already connected to a conference line, they might select the option to join the computer audio as well. To ensure that this is a thing of the past, there’s now an option to confirm that you’re already on the callEat GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

When there are too many cooks in the kitchen, individually mute ’em

No one wants to be the host that constantly has to sush their guests so the neighbors don’t complain. And, often, it’s really just one person creating much of the noise. Now, instead of silencing everyone, you can not only identify the culprit but take it a step further and selectively mute them. With these tools, distractions are cut down and any side conversations can be nipped in the bud before they derail the main event.

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Don’t forget about organizer keypad commands!

A lot of behind-the-scenes work goes into hosting a flawless event. Think of organizer keypad commands as your trusty co-host, especially in large meetings. With these tools, you can do things like lock out new participants, put your call into a Question & Answer mode for flexible audio controls, and even end the conference for everyone.Me GIF - Find & Share on GIPHY

With these tools, your attendees will always feel free like they’re getting the red carpet treatment.

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