How to Conduct a Conference Call That Sticks to Your Agenda

Conducting Conference Call Meetings that Stay on Track

Online meetingHolding regular meetings or conference calls is important for building relationships and achieving shared objectives. That said, no one likes to get pulled into meetings that drag on and on but accomplish little. Not only can holding such meetings waste time and hamper productivity, too many of these types of calls can cause invitees to not take your scheduled meetings seriously. In today’s blog, we’ll be going over some tips for how to conduct a conference call meeting that is more productive and less-time consuming.

Whether you’re trying to make meetings shorter or simply want to make sure all your agenda items get addressed during your conference, a little preparation along with free conference call software can help you keep meetings on-topic and on-time.… Read more →

How to Solve Problems with Screen Sharing

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How utilizing a free conference call service with screen sharing can enhance your virtual meetings

Easy-to-use, interactive, and highly visual, screen sharing has quickly become one of the most utilized online collaboration tools for business and education. In today’s blog, we’ll take a look at some of the most practical applications for screen sharing and why it has become increasingly adopted by conference call service users.

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Working Together Apart. (Tools for the entrepreneurs to collaborate with Free Screen Sharing Software)

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Working Effectively With Remote Teams Using Free Screen Sharing Software

Times are changing. So too are the way businesses and employees operate. In no way is this transformation more apparent than the sharp rise in remote working, or telecommuting, among certain job sectors. According to a 2015 Gallup poll, nearly 40% of the U.S. workforce has telecommuted—up from just 9% only a decade prior. As businesses streamline and younger, tech-savvy people continue to join the ranks of the working, this figure is only likely to increase. In today’s blog, we will be taking a look at the unique advantages and challenges associated with telecommuting and how technologies such as free screen sharing and conference calling facilitate communication among remote teams.

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

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Hold more productive meetings anytime, anywhere with the FreeConference Mobile Conference Call App

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 →

How to Run Seamless Conference Calls in an Open Concept Office

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Tips for Conference Calling in an Open Floor Plan Office

Though intended to facilitate communication, open concept offices can sometimes feel like they do anything but that for people who hold conference calls in them. In today’s blog, we’ll be offering some tips for more effectively holding conference calls and improving productivity in offices that feature open floor plans.

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How Technology Helps Non-Profits Have a Larger Impact & Do More Good

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Why Conference Call Technology is a Boon to Non-Profit Outreach and Communication

Whether their mission is to spread awareness of social issues, help disadvantaged members of their communities, or change public policy, nonprofits are committed to their cause. To be effective, nonprofits must rely on their ability to communicate with people both inside and outside their organization for a variety of purposes. These include fundraising efforts, public outreach, volunteer events, and many others. Thanks to free conference call services, social media, and other platforms, it has never been easier (or less expensive) for non-profit staff to get their message across. Here are some of the ways conference call technology is helping them do it:

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How to Create Culture on Remote Teams

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Video conference call meetings and other culture-building ideas for remote teams

Thanks to technology, many workers and entrepreneurs can do their jobs from home or anywhere else they have internet access and phone reception. This freedom to work remotely offers both convenience as well as savings on transportation costs and workspace overhead. For this reason, many small businesses and entrepreneurs opt to employ remote workers to perform roles such as marketing, sales, accounting, web development, and others. Operating autonomously, remote team members keepi in contact by phone, email, chat, and even the occasional video conference call.

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Dial-In Your Sales Process with Conference Calling for Business

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Expand Your Customer Base Using Dial-in Conference Calling

Whatever your product may be, it is important to make yourself accessible to as many potential customers as possible. For many businesses, this may mean email marketing, social media, sales calls, and even conference calling lines. Businesses of all types and sizes utilize telephone dial-in conference calling to grow their memberships—and their bottom lines. In today’s FreeConference blog, we’ll be exploring some of the ways that telephone dial-in conference calling can help your business offerings reach more people.

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Get More From Your Meetings – With Smart Search

Using FreeConference software means that you’ve chosen to take full advantage of some of the world’s leading virtual conference technology, and that you’ve done so at no additional business costs. However, in choosing a Freemium service, you also know that some companies leave much to be desired.

Luckily for you, the affordable nature of FreeConference software upgrades means you don’t have to sacrifice your life’s savings to access quality, premium features, or useful upgrades.

We’ve recently rolled out some exciting upgrades to our FreeConference plan. You can access this feature for only 9.99 a month. It’s called SmartSearch.

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Get More From Your Meetings – With Smart Summaries

 

We know that you probably already want to get out of your meetings. They aren’t always run in a smart fashion. But have you considered trying to get more from them?

It’s easy to get jaded when certain studies cite that meetings take up around a third of your time, but some meetings are important – that’s why we keep having them.

 

Data-Driven Interactions

Since communion is essential to collaboration, and no business is built alone, FreeConference has been developing some impressive features looking to improve the way we interact with our colleagues and with our data. The main concerns we have been looking at addressing are issues of time, clarity, continuity and accountability.

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