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 →

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 →

Whitelist Your Emails For Invitations, Reminders And Notifications From FreeConference.com

Haven’t we all subscribed to more than a handful of newsletters and subscriptions? Getting content about our favourite things like video conferencing tips and tricks. Or an invitation to an important web conference; reminders about updates and upcoming online meetings. Anything that’s delivered directly to you saves you from having to go searching for it. If you want it, you got it! Just simply find that blog you love to learn from or that site you want notifications from, enter your email and you’ve got personalized content coming at you without having to spend another minute scouring the internet. Does it get any more convenient?

Technology FrustrationsExcept when you go into your email and you can’t find what you’re looking for. That great article you found the other day and subscribed to, where’s the latest post? And what happened to this week’s blog highlighting the best choices for video conferencing headphones you were looking forward to reading? It’s really disappointing to not see that invite or miss out on that blog post.… Read more →

5 Effective Business Communication Techniques To Start Implementing Now

Conference CallWithout crystal clear effective communication – the most vital tool for any and every business owner – the success of your company is compromised. Properly articulating your point or negotiating can be the difference between shaking hands on a deal or walking away from a lost opportunity! Everywhere you turn there is potential for new business so if you can’t breakdown company policies to customers, answer on-the-spot questions from clients or simplify procedures to employees, you might have to reevaluate the way in which you send and receive messages, literally and figuratively.… Read more →

How To Set Up A Successful Donation Campaign Using Video Conferencing And Add Ons

If the idea of raising funds for your next donation campaign sounds daunting, consider using video conferencing and productivity-focused add-on features like a virtual whiteboard to turn your thoughts into reality. When organizing a successful fundraiser, everyone experiences a moment of “can I pull this off?” Yes, you can, and these are the tools you need to lay the groundwork for a successful campaign.

CollaborationFrom the beginning, the process requires crystal clear communication, trustworthy delegation, and the manpower to get it all done on a timeline for as little cost as possible! A successful campaign, no matter how big or small, needs time, volunteers, a committee, branding and lots of upbeat energy! To help all of these moving parts run like a well-oiled machine, read on for a few tips when starting out on your next donation campaign:… Read more →

5 Benefits To Taking Your Coaching Business Online

For any coaching business, your success is built on a one-on-one connection. This is why free online calling technology that includes video calls has been instrumental in the way in which coaches are able to conduct their services. Second to being in person, anyone from anywhere can have a face-to-face interaction with real-time conferencing, giving coaches the tools they need to be able to connect with their clients virtually.

CoachingIn person, coaching gives you a sense of what your clients are saying even if they’re not really saying it. Nonverbal communication is critical in a coaching session and reveals a deeper understanding for a coach to gain insight – but since it’s not always possible to set up an in-person meeting, group communications technology offers am exceptional second option. Here’s how going virtual is a win-win situation for you and your clients.… Read more →

Why Video Conferencing Is The Tool You Need For Your Best Fantasy Sports League Yet

Diehard sports fans, this one is for you. If you thought fantasy sports leagues couldn’t get any more fun, this just in – it can. Your adored fantasy football or baseball league can get exponentially more entertaining and engaging by adding in the element of video conferencing.

Fantasy FootballCreating a fantasy sports league is your chance to let your passion for sports shine. While it may not be “real,” it is still high-stakes and extremely competitive, and arguably, pretty darn real especially if you’re playing for keeps! Leading up to the first week, undoubtedly, you’ve pored over player statistics for hours, spent countless nights researching players and matchups and fiendishly fussing around with lineups over and over again to come up with the golden team that will win in your league. It’s time to show off your starting lineup and bring home some winnings!… Read more →

Top 10 Nonprofits You Don’t Know, But Should

10 Non-Profits you should know

A look at ten not-for-profit organizations that are doing outstanding work within communities across the U.S and beyond

While we all (hopefully) strive to do good in our daily lives, few can say they live up to this ideal more than those who spend their time and energy working for community-serving nonprofit organizations. As a service that provides a conferencing platform for numerous nonprofit organizations, FreeConference would like to recognize just a few of the many nonprofits out there that are doing great work in the communities they serve.… Read more →

6 Times You SHOULD Test Your Call in Advance

musician testing microphone It’s never a bad idea to test your technology

Performers, singers, and public speakers routinely test out their microphones before a show starts. This could seem mundane but the audio quality (or problems) can make or break the entire performance, so performers always check to see if their equipment is working before letting their hard work go to waste. So, what do performers testing their microphones have to do with conferencing, you ask?… Read more →