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Online Meeting Etiquette Mistakes You Might Not Know You're Making
Over the past year and a half, online meetings have become the norm. Yet, alongside this shift has come a whole slew of new social rules...
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How to Write a Great Board Meeting Agenda
Board meetings are important events that can help decision-makers understand where their company stands, as well as shape how it will move forward...
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9 Virtual Team Building Activities to Connect Your Distributed Team
Team building may seem more complex in the age of remote workplaces, but it’s just a change of environment; human nature remains the same. This...
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8 Ways Otter Makes You a Better Employee
The past year and a half of the COVD-19 pandemic has ushered in nothing short of a paradigm shift for modern work — and it’s not going away any...
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How to Use Digital Tools to Help Teams Free Up Space for Mental Health
Over the past few years, mental health has taken center stage as one of the most pressing concerns facing modern workplaces. And although...
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Why It's Important to Rethink How to Manage your Energy — and Your Meetings
Summer is winding down, and for most of us, that means the end of vacations and a refocus on work. This year, we’re in an environment that...
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5 Best Automatic Transcription Tools​
Thanks to the improvements of automated tech in the last 10 years, tasks like manual transcription seem antiquated and obsolete. Not only are they...
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Your Full Guide to Note Taking Methods & Tools
Whether you’re in school, in the workplace, or in the course of your day, note-taking is one of the most important activities just about...
Product Update
Otter.ai Chrome Extension for Google Meet and Google Calendar
The Otter.ai Google Chrome Extension transcribes and captions any Google Meet calls. Now it also lets you add Otter meeting notes to your Google...
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Tools for Recording & Transcribing Meetings
For decades, human transcription has been the norm. In almost every meeting and conference room, there used to be someone for note-taking...
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How to Record a Webinar
In a world connected by virtual meetings and long-distance communication, web conferencing is an important tool. Whether you want to...
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How to Convert MP3 to Text
For nearly three decades, MP3 has remained the most commonly distributed audio format. MP3 files are audio files that are compressed...
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How to Generate a Transcript For a Youtube Video
Youtube is an excellent source of information and entertainment, with millions of videos on just about any topic that you could imagine...
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How to Measure Productivity in Your Remote Workforce
The past few years have seen a massive shift toward remote work. Although the COVID-19 pandemic may have served as a catalyst for its recent...
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25 Free Project Management Tools to Try Today
Every team has its own workflow and project needs. Some prefer using email inboxes to manage projects. Others like visual-first solutions, such as...
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Otter Assistant for Microsoft Teams
Need an easier way to take meeting notes? Running late or can’t make a meeting? Otter Assistant can automatically join any Microsoft Teams meeting...
Product Update
Otter Assistant for Google Meet
Otter Assistant integrates with your calendar so it can automatically join, record, transcribe, share meeting notes for you even when you can’t be there.
Customer Stories
Featured Ethical Business Strategist — Lucie Chiochetti
When done right, meetings can be the gateway to innovation and progress. Therefore, recording the proceedings of these events is just as important...
Customer Stories
Featured Product Manager — Megan Huynh
Since the onset of the global pandemic, there has been a massive shift in the way businesses conduct their operations. As remote working...
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Choosing the Best Audio to Text Converter
Taking notes during meetings can be difficult. It’s hard to keep up with the speed people talk, and it’s even harder to take notes and listen to what people are saying at the same time. You could go back through recordings ( if there is a recording ) but this.
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Best Way to Transcribe Video To Text
It is no longer news that including videos in your content marketing approach spikes engagement. There’s a lot of talk about how to create...
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How to Convert Wav to Text
WAV files are the king of audio. They are lossless files that keep a huge amount of data within. This means that they are prime candidates for...
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How To Record A Google Meet Call
If you often use Google Meet, it might be a good idea to record your conferences so you can still refer to them at a later date. Recording these...
Customer Stories
Featured Film Teacher — Adam Burns
The Coronavirus pandemic caused thousands of classes, seminars, and meetings to shift online. This has become a massive struggle for educators...
Customer Stories
Featured Nursing Student — Veronica Conley
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in millions of schools being shut across the globe. As a result, education changed drastically, with e-learning...
Customer Stories
Featured CEO — Joanne Brooks
In the pre-pandemic world, virtual meetings and online seminars were a rarity, usually conducted on an experimental basis only. But now, everyone...
Customer Stories
Featured CEO & Board Advisor — James Routledge
Strategic leaders strive to cultivate an environment conducive to the growth of their employees. Meetings are a great way for them to gauge the...
Customer Stories
Featured Educator — Juliet Inyang
Hundreds of conferences were postponed, canceled, or shifted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This has become a massive hassle...
Product Update
Richard Ward on Joining Otter.ai
Best coffee date ever.It was late 2017 when I first met Sam and the founding team at Otter.ai. We were grabbing an afternoon drink at Sightglass...
Customer Stories
Featured Entrepreneur — Amy Modglin
The 2020 pandemic left everyone locked in their houses, isolated from one another. As the communication landscape rapidly shifted, people had to...
Customer Stories
Featured Video Producer — Lucinda Emms
Conducting video interviews is no easy task. It takes journalistic skills and critical expertise to ask the right questions at the right time...
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5 Ways to Maximize Productivity in a Video Meeting
We all spend a lot of time in meetings, so it’s crucial to make sure they’re as productive as possible. That’s why it’s important to prepare for...
Product Update
Otter Assistant for Zoom
Capture and share meeting notes automatically. Need an easier way to take meeting notes? Running late or can’t make a meeting? Otter Assistant can...
Customer Stories
Featured Entrepreneur – Paulina Karpis
Otter became an essential part of brunchwork’s daily workflow after the pandemic hit. Before Covid 90% of their revenue came from in-person events...
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Distance Learning Statistics and Growth of Online Education in 2021
The distance learning statistics below signaled the massive growth of the distance learning market, the challenges of remote education, and...
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Working on Vacation: Here’s How to Stay Productive
“Vacation” and “work” are not two words that people generally like to see together, and we would most definitely recommend against...
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Top 11 Productivity Hacks for 2021 (Hybrid or Remote)
As many business owners and employees are learning, working remotely comes with its own set of challenges. Unfortunately, finding productivity...
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5 Ground Rules of Virtual Meeting Etiquette
When starting a Zoom meeting with a new group of teammates, coworkers, or clients, it can feel a little strange to know the right things to do or...
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Shocking Meeting Statistics In 2021 That Will Take You By Surprise
Meetings are part of our professional lives – no work schedule is complete without them. But that doesn’t mean all meetings are productive...
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16 Remote Working Tools for Better Collaboration, Communication, and Organization
How can you ensure that your team is as effective as possible while working remotely? Luckily, there are remote working tools that...
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Remote Team Communication: 5 Key Tips and Best Practices
Remote team communication is fast becoming a necessary choice for businesses seeking to thrive outside of the traditional office environment...
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In Otter Words - Kitty Kolding
Kitty Kolding specializes in market research, and is an expert in analyzing consumer data. Once the CEO of Inforcore...
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4 Challenges Of Working Remotely (And How To Rise Above Them)
Working from home may seem like the perfect solution for employees who are tired of the nerve-racking commute, micro-managing bosses...
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5 Virtual Ice Breakers for Your Next Zoom Team Meeting
Zoom meetings present a completely new social environment for people who are not accustomed to video calling. Even if you do...
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Top 5 Web Conferencing Tools for Productive Meetings
Online meetings have become a central part of daily operations for many businesses around the globe. The right web conferencing...
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Full Guide to Distributed Teams: Tips for Building and Managing a Distributed Team
Building and managing distributed teams require unique approaches that often differ from traditional business practices...
Customer Stories
Featured Part-Time Student – Catherine O' Neil
Catherine O' Neil works in an academic library, studies part-time at university, and is a freelance writer on the side. She discovered Otter...
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Working From Home: Tips, Tricks & Strategies to Maximize Productivity
Whether you’re working from home for the first time or you’ve been a home-based worker for years, you know that it presents unique...
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Zoom Fatigue: What It Is and How to Combat It
Now that more companies are shifting to a remote workforce, Zoom has become one of the most popular ways to communicate for...
Product Update
Automatic Live Captions for Zoom with Otter.ai
Otter Live Captions for Zoom adds AI closed captioning in real time for Zoom meetings and webinars you host. Participants can click a button to see...
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