Conferencing 101: How To Host a Standup Meeting

At your business, everyone is always busy. Some workers are occupied with projects, driving themselves to get it done if it’s the last thing they do. Others are constantly on the phone with customers, granted maybe a 5-second intermission between the non-stop phone calls. So it’s understandable that sometimes communicating with another co-worker is challenging. Are you delivering a message to everyone at an international company? Impossible. So what should you do?… Read more →

Want to Get Creative? Start Conferencing!

Brainstorm. Pow-wow. Put our heads together. No matter how you phrase it, there’s no substitute for group collaboration. After all, you never know what others will come up with! Ideas spur other ideas, those lead to more ideas, and breakthroughs inevitably surface.… Read more →

Valentine’s Day Around the World

It’s Valentine’s Day, and we all know how that goes: Flowers and chocolate for your betrothed, maybe a romantic candlelit dinner. Perhaps even a goofy love poem if you’re feeling ambitious. But how do they celebrate Valentine’s Day in other parts of the world?… Read more →

it’s Here! The FreeConference.com Manager for Outlook!

What’s the hardest part about setting up conference calls? There’s arguably nothing more difficult than coordinating multiple invitees with differing schedules and preferences, especially when they’re spread across various time zones. The Outlook Plugin for FreeConference.com simplifies this process immeasurably. No more switching between programs!… Read more →

Why Free Conference Calls Are The Best Calls

Last week I went to the local copy shop to have some formal letters printed up for a new product release. Color printing on decent stock was a bit more than I’d anticipated, so when the woman behind the counter said she could toss in the letter-folding at no extra charge — normally three cents apiece for 100 units — I was delighted!… Read more →

The 5 Best Collaboration Tools

The most important aspect of working in a team is efficient collaboration. No matter how skilled the individual members, they will never function properly as a team if they can’t cooperate with one another. Although no substitute for an inability to collaborate, there are many tools to improve a team’s ability to work together remotely. Here are the best 5 collaboration tools for your home or business:… Read more →

Family Reunions Made Easy with Free Online Meeting Software

One of the joys of parenthood is watching your children grow up and blossom into adulthood. Growing up also means moving out into the world. Children can find success in all types of careers, some of which require them to be gone from the country for months at a time. Other jobs entail frequent travel, making face to face communication something that is only possible on occasion. Technology has brought people closer together and continues to do so in exciting ways, thanks to the convenience of having a free online meeting.Read more →

Why Free Screen Sharing is a Great Tool for Any Project

What is screen sharing? How can free screen sharing help you and your team? Simply put, “screen sharing involves sharing access to a given computer screen,” according to Techopedia. Because the functionality is so flexible and its benefits so wide-reaching, this tool is currently one of the more popular means of sharing information with others.… Read more →

Online Calling: The Next Wave in Telephony

The world is changing by the moment. Traditional models for everything from personal transportation to music listening are rapidly being left by the wayside. Services like ride sharing and music streaming would barely have registered a blip even just a few years ago, yet today they’re more popular than ever, and generally accepted as the norm.… Read more →

Need to Host a Free Conference Call on a Whim? We’ve Got You Covered!

High-powered business executives are probably always being connected to one conference call or another from atop their lofty glass buildings that make people look like ants. Their meetings planned months in advance, these shadowy businessmen and women use web conferencing to secretly pull the strings of corporate America like sinister puppeteers.

…But what good are conference calls for regular people like us, right?… Read more →