2014-02-21 00:00:00 General English https://d3hrajprm8dqcv.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/08195244/plane.png How to Stay Connected on Long Business Trips

How to Stay Connected on Long Business Trips

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We have previous covered – Tips To Save On Your Business Travel Expenses. In this post, we cover ways to stay connected when on long business trips. When on a business trip, it is crucial to stay connected to your clients, business and loved ones. Whether you are travelling to another city or country, prepare your business trip in a way that it does not affect your business or your personal life. With all the innovative advancements in the digital technology, staying connected while traveling has never been easier. Here are some suggestions, which will help business nomads stay connected while on the go: Phone calls are still the best way to stay connected while travelling. With improved cellular networks and communication technology, it has become convenient for business travelers to stay connected without having to worry about missing important calls and messages. Advanced mobile phones like Blackberry and Smartphones provide abundant features, which allow business travelers to make and receive calls, send emails, text and interact with their clients, business partners and employees with ease. With excellent data plans provided by cellular networks, and wi-fi hotspots available in most cafes and airports, these phones are the best bet for business travelers. High-speed mobile data can also be used as portable wi-fi hotspots to access laptops and tablets. Gadgets like Laptops, notebooks and tablets are essential part of business travel. Even though smartphones are now becoming increasingly popular, but business owners, still prefer working on laptops and notebooks when on a long business trip. While smartphones are used for quick work, laptops and notebooks are still the best way to work when travelling. Carrying a USB data dongle ensures that your laptop has access to internet at all times. Get charged! Make sure all your gadgets and devices are fully charged before you hit the road. Business travelers need to optimize battery life of their laptop, smartphone, & tablet best they can. However, managing battery power can become difficult, when your devices are constantly searching for wireless internet or using a USB dongle to access internet. Carrying a battery backup will help in staying connected without having to compromise on business. Plug-in your devices every chance you get to ensure they have battery life at least for the next few hours. If you are travelling abroad on business, then there can be a number of obstacles. Staying connected without breaking the bank is one of them. Get a data plan which offers a good roaming plan to avoid running up a large bill for internet usage. Using video calling services like Skype, an excellent solution when on a trip abroad. Communications and connectivity is essential in today’s world, especially for business travelers. A tech-savvy business owner can maximize the business’s productivity and minimize costs, even when on long business trips.

Information may be abridged and therefore incomplete. This document/information does not constitute, and should not be considered a substitute for, legal or financial advice. Each financial situation is different, the advice provided is intended to be general. Please contact your financial or legal advisors for information specific to your situation.

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