How to Use Your Mobile Conference Call App to Host Better, Shorter Meetings

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Well, that’s 90 minutes of my life I’ll never get back!

If this how you feel after coming out of a business meeting, there’s a good chance you weren’t the only one. Even though business meetings are always planned with the best and most productive of intentions, too often they end up wasting precious time and money due to poor organization, irrelevant discussions, unnecessary attendees, or any combination of the three. Today, we’d like to share some ways that our mobile conferencing app, along with some meeting management tips, can be used to make virtual meetings shorter, easier, and more productive. Read more →

iotum, FreeConference.com’s Parent Company, Ranks No. 39 on the 2017 PROFIT 500

 

Toronto (September 14th, 2017) Canada Business and Profit today ranked iotum inc. No. 39 on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of the Maclean’s magazine and at CanadaBusiness.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth.

iotum inc. made the 2017 PROFIT 500 list for the 4th year in a row with a five-year revenue growth of 1783%.

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How Screensharing Can Make Group Study Sessions Even Better

How to use screen sharing and chat to hold group study sessions with FreeConference.com

freeconference.com online meeting room during group study sessions

In many cases, the transfer of knowledge requires a personal touch, but sometimes study-mates could be in remote locations. This is often the case for university and religious study groups, while online/distance education is an industry testament to the success of online group studies that took this concept to a whole new level.… Read more →

6 Times You SHOULD Test Your Call in Advance

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

It’s a phrase uttered by performers, singers, and public speakers to test out their microphones before a show starts. It’s a very simple but important thing for them to remember to do before a performance to make sure everything is working —and sounding— as it should. So, what do performers testing their microphones have to do with conferencing, you ask?… Read more →

How SMS Reminders Saved My Meeting and Helped Me Make a Sale

well-lit bungalow house with no car in driveway

John pulls into his driveway on Friday night, “Wow, what a day, what a week rather, thank goodness it’s the weekend.” The sun was almost fully set and the windows in the house are completely dark, it seems that his roommates aren’t home yet. John locks the car door behind him and gets into the mood to unwind and rest after a tiring week.

“SURPRISE!”… Read more →

FreeConference.com  Ranks No. 4007 on the 2017 Inc. 5000

 

FreeConference.com Ranks No. 4007 on the 2017 Inc. 5000 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 70%

Inc. 5000 2017 Logo Los Angeles, August 21, 2017 – Inc. magazine today ranked FreeConference.com NO. 4007 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.

“It’s been an incredible year for iotum. Excitement is building for the public release of our new Enterprise platform – Callbridge. Our beta clients love it. It is a thrill for us to make it onto the Inc. 5000 list for the second time! Thank you to all our customers who have made it happen,” says Jason Martin, CEO.

The 2017 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 16) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year average growth of 481%. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

“The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 10 through 12, 2017 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA. Speakers include some of the greatest entrepreneurs of this and past generations, such as former Ford president Alan Mullaly, FUBU CEO and founder and “Shark Tank” star Daymond John, Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin, researcher and #1 New York Times bestseller Brené Brown, and Gravity Payments’ founder and CEO Dan Price.

More about FreeConference.com

FreeConference.com is the original free conference calling service. Founded in 2000, FreeConference.com offers a more complete set of free audio and online meeting features than any other provider, setting the standard for free conferencing. FreeConference.com is committed to providing reliable and affordable tools for gathering groups of every size no matter their location: quickly, conveniently, and without restrictions.FreeConference.com is a service of iotum, a global leader in teleconferencing solutions. For more information visit https://www.freeconference.com/

Media contact:
Sarah Jezek
VP, Sales & Marketing
sarah@iotum.com

Methodology

The 2017 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2013 to 2016. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2013. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2016. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2013 is $100,000; the minimum for 2016 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

About Inc. Media:

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 18,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

For more information on Inc. and the Inc. 5000 Conference, visit http://conference.inc.com/.

For more information contact:
Inc. Media
Drew Kerr
212-849-8250
drew@four-corners.com

How To Eliminate Conference Call Echo

Echoes are one of the most annoying distractions that you can have on a conference call. As someone that has tried to communicate with a caller while they were echoing, I can honestly say that being unable to hear someone is extremely frustrating. While conference calling technology has enhanced our communications, it has created unique issues that need to be addressed — namely, conference call echo. Here are 3 things to keep in mind when dealing with it.… Read more →

Why Screensharing is the Perfect Non Profit App

While cost management is important to all organizations, it is essential to the mission of those which work for causes rather than profits. For this reason, nonprofits of all sizes utilize a variety of tools that allow their staff to collaborate effectively and on a tight budget. Not surprisingly, many such groups depend on services such as FreeConference to allow their members to hold virtual meetings via phone or internet. With features such as web conferencing and screen sharing, FreeConference.com is the perfect non profit app that contains everything that a non profit would need.… Read more →