FreeConference.com vs. Zoom

CB vs UberConferenceIt can be tricky narrowing down the best free video conferencing for your needs; especially when video conferencing companies like Zoom occupy a huge portion of the digital landscape. There are other solutions and companies offering similar products or better, but it’s hard to compare if you’re not looking in the right places or taking into consideration what you might truly need! The right video conferencing solution demands not only research but an inquiry into your communication strategy and how you can improve it.… Read more →

How Can I Be a Good Virtual Teacher?

Over the shoulder view of a teacher seated at desk in classroom, chatting with young student on a laptop computer via video conferencingAs we continue to gain traction in an online world, teaching, coaching and other forms of knowledge transmission are gaining in popularity. Pretty much anything you want to learn is available at your fingertips – virtually!

But for teachers, and educators who want to know what it takes to really shine while teaching with video conferencing technology in an online space, there are a few things to know. To be a fantastic virtual teacher, you need to have presence. That’s it, really! Let’s break it down a little further and explore what it means to have presence in a virtual setting.… Read more →

What Is Online Project Management?

View of 1-1 conversation between woman talking with open laptop and gesticulating, and man listening intently in communal work spaceManaging a project online requires a variety of digital tools to help lift your project off the ground. Whether you’re using online project management software, a video conferencing platform or both, you can keep better track of everything from conception to delivery using digital tools that streamline communication.

Let’s take a look at how a video conferencing platform enhances the quality of online project management.

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How Do You Close A Sales Call?

Side view of employee smiling and in mid-conversation, seated at desktop computer in office space with headphones, looking to the rightAs part of a sales team, you know just how critical a sales call is. Especially now that we’ve moved everything online, a video conferencing sales call has to work extra hard at making a good first impression. Here’s the good news: With a few tips and tricks by your side, you can easily navigate a virtual environment to make a connection, flawlessly sell your product and gain the trust of clients.

Read on for a few ways to shine online using video conferencing:

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What Are The 5 Stages Of Project Management?

Overhead view desk with a page of charts and metrics, a sticky note, one hand writing in a notebook and the other hand using a laptopGetting a project off the ground requires a system of processes and talented individuals to get the work done. In basic terms, it’s no simple feat!

Relying on video conferencing to collaborate with multiple teams and individuals requires organization and efficient project management implementation across various offices, departments and chains of command. Cohesion, communication and centralization are key factors. Whoever you’re dealing with, be that a stakeholder, client or employee, there are many moving parts to take into consideration from conception to delivery.… Read more →

How To Go On A Virtual Field Trip

View of opened laptop on desk beside cactus and mobile device, displaying beautiful wooden forest up closeJust because we’re living in a new normal, it doesn’t mean students can’t escape the four walls of the classroom to see the world. In fact, that’s one of the biggest advantages of a virtual classroom – students now have the opportunity to experience far-off lands, different cities, and interesting locations in a way that’s safe and provides fantastic learning material.

Curious to know how video conferencing can transform a virtual classroom (or any online learning environment) into a dynamic and visually engaging space? Want to know how both educators and learners, of all ages, from junior school to post-grad can benefit from a virtual field trip?… Read more →

What is a Virtual Training Session?

Man sitting at communal desk near window, engaged on laptop, using finger to navigate screen, with another person on laptop in background-minJust because the world has put a halt on how day to day life is carried out, doesn’t mean that learning has to follow the same path. In fact, it’s skyrocketed! You’ve probably heard the words “virtual training session” get thrown around quite a bit. That’s probably because with the advent of a worldwide shift to doing almost everything online, so too has training – all kinds of training!

Read on for a few pro-tips about what, why and how virtual training sessions are shaping the way people of all ages from all places learn, connect and share without limitations.… Read more →

How To Start A Support Group Online

Casual-looking man with laptop, smiling and looking into the distance to the right, seated at a picnic bench in a coffee shop-minSo you’re wondering how to start a support group online.

In light of a global pandemic, it’s been challenging for people to get the help and support they need. Being separated, and feeling disconnected, especially when in the throes of a mental health breakdown, trauma healing or in the middle of therapy treatment, it’s easy to feel derailed. Getting further away from the path towards healing can set anyone on a downward spiral.

But there’s hope – and lots of it.… Read more →

How Do Online Coaches Get Clients?

Over the shoulder view of stylish young woman seated at desk with open laptop, taking a video of herself with smartphoneSo you want to know how to get coaching clients fast. You’ve got the credentials. You’re educated, smart, passionate, and know your area inside out. You’ve got everything in place and your business is launched online – maybe not entirely, but you have an online presence and you’re eager to get your business going to attract the clients of your dreams.

Client acquisition is critical to the health of your online coaching business. Your face and presence are the foundational building blocks and how you’re able to present yourself in an online environment will determine how fast you’re able to get clients. Online is where you will be creating video, social media and written content, plus doing the bulk of your one-on-ones and group sessions using video conferencing.… Read more →

How Long Should A Study Session Be

View of three smiling students engaged and chatting while sitting on outdoor stairs, interacting with an open laptop and smartphoneWhen there’s a major exam looming or a final just around the corner, studying can feel like an overwhelming task. Do you study alone or with peers? Do you digest the material better in chunks, one full day or cramming the night before?

Whether it’s a chapter or a full semester worth of notes, textbooks, learning – allow for video conferencing technology to provide you with a study session that helps you feel more confident learning and retaining course material.

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