Tech ROI: $10 Application Saves Hours of Commuting

Whenever you invest in technology or think of how it has an affect on your business you should think, “Does this application save time, save money, boost productivity, increase customer satisfaction, increase productivity or increase revenue”. If the answer is yes, try to quantify how it does these things.
If you think of technology as an investment (read my six rules) and not as a cost, you’ll always purchase technology in the right way.
We reviewed Pixetell here, a software that lets you easily record video, audio and screen shots of your computer. We new then and know now that in fact it is a powerful tool.
CNN writes about how a business sees a clear benefit in using Pixetell in reducing their travel time.

That changed last year, when Galloway got his hands on software called Pixetell — a sort of ‘e-mail meets voicemail meets Web conferencing’ tool.
Now, for $720 a year, Galloway and five of his top employees can send detailed multimedia e-mail messages. They can shoot video and photos and describe them in a voiceover, and motion with a mouse to highlight key points in architectural drawings and spreadsheets. Project managers in the field often take snapshots of what they’re working on and send them to Galloway along with their comments.

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