Anita Poole, Bishops Cleeve
Anita’s work includes the online promotion of a range of nutritional
wellbeing sprays www.TeamEffortNetwork.co.uk
developed by Team Effort Network in the US, an image consultancy www.FirstImpressions-uk.biz and video communications
From webconferences to online consultancy and training,
uploading files to using multiple programmes at once, Anita now has access to a
whole new level of productivity thanks to a faster broadband connection.
“I’m part of a global network using videoconferencing,
webinars, blogs, pre-recorded video, social media and other channels to market
and train on a variety of products and services. Good broadband speed is
important, and since getting fibre I can upload and view videos better, have
many programmes open at the same time and the overall quality of my videos,
recordings and appearance online is higher and more reliable.
“It’s the increased upload speed that’s most effective. I
used to have to be careful about when I chose to upload, avoiding peak times
and weekends, but with fibre I don’t need to think about what time it is.”
with people, presenting a better appearance
Health reasons mean extensive travel isn’t an option, but
with superfast broadband Anita has found it’s possible to project her business
to a greater extent online, especially with video.
“Video gets results. I can provide live or recorded
communications, with video through email, website channels, TV style broadcast
shows and training sessions. Before, if I was asked to be a speaker online, I would have to give a caveat about my
unreliable connection, which was very embarrassing and not a great first
impression. I haven’t had to give that warning again!
“Image consultancy is all about presenting a good appearance
but if I don’t look good and provide good quality when online it doesn’t say
much about the product. Since upgrading I can do more from home at a higher
quality in less time, reaching a higher geographic audience with a better