5 Best Free Calling Apps For Your Solo, Small or Mid-Size Business

Calling appThe marketplace is ripe with technology that supports any kind of business, but how do you know what’s right for you? Consider how people are glued to their smartphones and how they conduct a lot of their business and personal day-to-day happenings from the palm of their hand. This freedom is helpful for people to live life while also being available for meetings and discussions which is why free calling apps are soaring in popularity. They’re free, and easy to use! But each free calling app has their own set of features and benefits. Which one will help your solo, small or mid-size business gain the recognition and following it deserves?… Read more →

How To Use Video Interviews To Hire Standout Teachers

Video ConferencingThe quality of a student’s education is greatly affected by the quality of the educator. Hiring teachers who have the background and cultural fit that meshes with the values of the school (or educational content) empowers learners. Naturally, this is a win-win situation for all, as teachers then feel empowered to teach when the environment is a nurturing one.

With such an influx of educators from around the world, each one bringing to the table their own expertise and learning style, how can administrators feel confident they can find the right person for the role? It’s a time consuming process to filter through resumes and conduct one-on-one interviews. Meeting in person excludes candidates who work remotely or are currently overseas applying for a role in the future. Plus, phone interviews are only helpful towards the end of the interviewing stage. So how do you effectively cull down candidates at the beginning without potentially discarding what you’re looking for?… Read more →

Considering A Video Conferencing Solution For Your Business? Start Here

Communication is important. Crisp, clear and straightforward communication is imperative.

Work Video conferenceThink of all the times a conversation with a client has gone sideways or a time a pitch was delivered exceptionally well. What’s the difference? What are the similarities?

We know that body language and tone convey just as much as the words we speak and project, if not more. Being able to read between the lines when sending and receiving messages gives people on both sides of the conversation a better look into what we really mean and want to say.… Read more →

15 Ways For Your Small Business To Go Green And Save Money

In this day and age, there’s a plethora of ways to make your business more environmentally friendly. With so many incentives and small ways you can make a big change, it’s a no brainer for companies (large, small and solo) to jump on the bandwagon and do their part the best way they can.

Ideas that benefit the worldAnd if being a little more environmentally conscious isn’t enough to drive you to make a few changes, at the very least, think of the money you’ll save. By just implementing a handful of these small wins, you could potentially save thousands of dollars a year. It’s a win-win-win situation for you, your business and mother nature. Here are a few ways to get started:… Read more →

How To Treat Donors After A Big Contribution

Fundraising strategies are the backbone of every nonprofit’s campaign. They are essential to the livelihood of the cause you’re promoting. What we don’t want to forget is that behind every contribution, there’s an actual person or group of people. It’s too easy to get caught up in the backend of your donation campaign, which means you lose sight of the people who help you hit your financial targets. Without donors, you wouldn’t be able to get very far at all.

Charity DonorSure, journals, mugs, and anything that’s monogrammed are nice takeaways for donors, but it’s more about the deeper connection and understanding of why the donor chose to support you and your cause. What drives them? Why did they choose your nonprofit? Keep the following in mind next time you get a serious payout from a donor:… Read more →

Take Your Prayer Group Online With Video Conferencing In 3 Easy Steps

Religious communities are built on showing up to their place of worship. Sharing space is an age old tradition. Mosques, synagogues, and churches, all of these institutions invite members of the community to be social and worship. It’s within these four walls that people take time out of their schedules to come together to pray as a collective.

Prayer groupWhen a community prays together the power of their energy is profound. It sets up the space to feel uplifted and moved. The more people present, the more the community shares the benefits. With the trials and tribulations everyone experiences in life, prayer groups are more effective than ever, providing the community with an outlet of love and support in times of need, worry, trouble and doubt. That’s why video conferencing has been so beneficial for prayer circles, prayer lines, and any event that brings the community closer together and to their faith.… Read more →

Boost Your Business by Upgrading Your FreeConference Account

FreeConference got its namesake by providing a great free plan with awesome quality, attracting a lot of customers to our platform. While the free plan works for many of our customers, our premium plan offers a much more robust set of features that can make FreeConference your ideal communication platform. We like the free plan as much as our customers, but there are times when free is not enough.

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The One Thing Coaches Need To Do To Get More Dream Clients

CoachingEvery coach is looking for their dream client. The reason you most likely got into this business in the first place is to nurture and support your client’s vision while creating an online business that serves you and your lifestyle. Their success becomes your success!

So how do you build your dream client email list, create appealing content and build your coaching brand as an expert? This is how – using video conferencing that is reliable, affordable and convenient to start hosting online workshops that showcase your authentic self. This is an opportunity to put yourself forward, gain trust and create a strong presence online, to name a few. Need more proof? Coaches should host online workshops:… Read more →

How To Share Your Screen On A Mac or PC And Other Benefits

First off, why would anyone want to share their screen? What’s the point? Plus, it sounds invasive, super high techy and rather complicated. For someone who isn’t familiar, these might be the initial thoughts when first hearing the words “screen sharing.” But in reality, the truth is that screen sharing is an integral part of business. It not only empowers presentations and how information is readily shared and actively received, it gives remote employees and team members the opportunity to collaborate on projects without a hitch.

Screen sharingBy leading a meeting on your computer using screen sharing, you can really drive home important pitches, metrics, or troubleshoot with ease. Your audience is able to be on the exact page you’re on (literally), able to see your exact cursor moves or which tab you opened on your computer or smartphone. When what you see is mirrored for your audience, it’s convenient for them to follow along. There are endless possibilities to use screen sharing to enhance anything from presentations, pitches and sales decks, training, education, sermons, coaching clients – and so much more.… Read more →

Boost Collaboration With The Top 6 Best Online Whiteboard Platforms

When your team feels like they’re contributing and doing their jobs effectively, that’s when morale goes up and the numbers come in. If you’re a church leader or raising funds for a campaign, running a volunteer group or hosting a 1:1 coaching session, every business and organization runs on collaboration in order to be successful. These moving parts require alignment and working together through progress updates and information sharing. Thankfully, there’s a myriad of tools that help things move along and stoke inspiration too.

Online WhiteboardCollaboration tools make doing work go more smoothly. They’re designed to bridge the communication as well as the geographical gap. Spread out teams are instantly imported onto your screen via a wifi connection and video conferencing software with a collaboration tool like an online whiteboard.… Read more →