SOURCE: AnyMeeting

AnyMeeting

August 16, 2012 11:55 ET

AnyMeeting Achieves Milestone With Strong Growth in Small Business Community

Online Meeting Service Brings Innovative Resources, Including YouTube, to Over 200,000 Users

HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - Aug 16, 2012) - AnyMeeting, the free web conference and online meeting solution, today announced that it has achieved a milestone in the small business community. Over 200,000 registered users are using AnyMeeting's service to help grow their small business. Breaking down the barriers to entry for small businesses, AnyMeeting is able to offer a solid, full-featured web conferencing and webinar service that is completely free to a market segment that is steadily growing. 

"Spending on web conferencing solutions by small businesses is on the rise and is expected to grow 26 percent annually through 2016," said Monik Seth, research analyst for AMI-Partners, an industry leading global research firm, specializing in IT, Telecom and Internet related sectors, with a focus on SMBs. "Solutions that are friendly to the small business community, like AnyMeeting, are wise to focus on within this market." 

AnyMeeting is full-featured to address the complete range of small business needs, from one-to-one video conferencing to 200 person webinars, and includes advanced features such as 6-way video conferencing, screen sharing, application sharing, recording, registration and survey forms, and more. Other AnyMeeting features that are uniquely important to small businesses include persistent personalized meeting URLs, social media integration, profile pages and webinar ticketing.

Always looking to innovate and add value, AnyMeeting has also introduced a new feature that will greatly enhance the in-meeting experience. Users can now share any YouTube video in their meeting by simply copying and pasting the URL of any YouTube video. The new feature offers synchronized controls, so that presenters can pause and skip ahead in a video, all while keeping their audience in perfect sync.

"By focusing on the needs of our existing small business customers, we're building a service that meets the online meeting needs of the 30 million small businesses in the US, a hugely underserved market in our industry," said Costin Tuculescu, president and CEO of AnyMeeting. "The addition of YouTube integration provides yet another tool to help our users make the most out of every meeting they hold."

For more information on AnyMeeting and the new YouTube feature, please visit www.AnyMeeting.com.

About AnyMeeting

Based in Orange County, California, AnyMeeting brings the power of web meetings to everyone by making the tools free, simple and easily accessible. AnyMeeting offers a complete web conferencing service built on the company's proven Software as a Service platform. Meeting hosts are able to invite up to 200 attendees per meeting with no time limits, and enjoy a full range of features including integrated video conferencing, screen sharing, application sharing, recording and social media integration. AnyMeeting is the best choice for small businesses, independent professionals and just about anyone who can benefit from online meetings. Current investors include Tech Coast Angels, Pasadena Angels and Maverick Angels. For more information, please visit www.AnyMeeting.com

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