How Office Chat is Helping Businesses Work From Home

Within the past couple of weeks, many companies have had to consider how social distancing practices will impact their everyday operations. Whether this means changing office hours or requiring employees to work from home, this is a considerable change for many businesses, especially those who do not have the technological resources to stay in touch […]

Announcing OfficeChat v1.5

Every day, new teams are coming to Office Chat, big and small, start-ups to multi-nationals! Today we are thrilled to bring the following features and make Office Chat a solution for even more companies. The ability to sign-up with any valid emails including public email such as, etc. is now available. So, if […]

Instant Messaging Increases Productivity In Your Office

In a time where so many of us are conducting business on the go, it only makes sense to have access to better mobile communication tools. There are quite a few mobile instant messaging applications yet few are specific to business. In a mobile business world, how do you go about getting answers to questions […]

Picture Messaging Humanizes Communication At Work

The advances in communication technology have changed not only changed our expectations of communication but also the method in which we communicate. With the widespread adoption of mobile devices, we no longer have to be at our desk or home to make phone calls. Text messaging took the idea of instant communication one step further. […]

Office Chat Free App For Messaging – Saving Companies Money

Companies are always looking for ways to save on their employee mobile plans. Costly mobile bills can add up even in a big corporation. If you are paying for text messaging, you don’t have to be.  If you have a smartphone, you can get a free app for messaging to help save your company money. […]

Group Messaging For Small Businesses – Pros of using IM

Effective communication is essential in the workplace, especially in small business. You might think it’s easier for small businesses to communicate because of the smaller number of employees. However, in small business most employees wear a variety of hats and need to be able to easily communicate across departments without wasting time or resources.  Instant […]

Best Chat Software for Business

Chat software is a valuable tool to use, especially in business. Many businesses have a workforce that is spread out over different buildings, states, and countries. Companies need a way to communicate quickly and efficiently and regardless of geographic location. There are several chat software options and it’s important to pick the one that fits […]

Instant Messaging For Business – Best Practices

In the world of instant messaging and social media, defining rules in the workplace is essential. What qualifies as instant messaging etiquette in your personal life, doesn’t necessarily translate into the professional world. It’s important to know the difference. Instant messaging for business is a remarkable tool. As you implement it, it’s important to have […]

What is Instant Messaging Software?

Instant messaging software has been around for nearly twenty years. We’ve all likely had some experience with it but just in case, Merriam-Webster defines instant messaging as “a means or system for transmitting electronic messages instantly.” Many of us remember the emergence of instant messaging software (IM) in the 1990’s. It was so exciting to […]