3 Tips for Creating a Professional Video Conference Background

Whether it’s for a job interview, an online presentation, or a virtual meeting, if you’re a 21st-century professional, there’s a good chance that you use—or will use—video conferencing. And while there are many aspects that go into preparing for a successful video conferencing appearance, one that often goes overlooked is the video conference background.

In addition to wearing the right clothes, preparing your materials, as well as testing your conferencing equipment, creating a clean, professional looking backdrop is an important aspect of—sometimes quite literally—presenting yourself in the right light.… Read more →

3 Tricks to Play on Your Conference or Office this Halloween

It’s always difficult to balance work and play, especially on such a fun holiday like Halloween. Lately, Halloween is ascending in popularity, establishing itself as the second most popular holiday among employees, second to Christmas of course, and when the culture is set up right it can create a teamwork-enhancing motivational work environment.… Read more →

Why You Should Record Your Meeting

At the end of a meeting, have you ever thought, “Wow, it was an awesome meeting with so much amazing ideas”, but only to have them fade away a week later when you want to revisit them? Let’s face it, there are so many distractions a day that people fade in and out during meetings, particularly meetings that are over an hour long. There can be times where nothing seems to stick in your mind even if you are on your full attention.

While making notes might help, not all of us are expert note-takers; when the meeting topics are too complex or there are too many technical jargon involved, it can be hard to jot things down or make organized notes that are easy to understand. But rest assure, FreeConference.com has got you covered with our Conference Call Recording feature.

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A Complete List of FreeConference & iotum Awards

Sometimes when you hang out with parents they will inexplicably bring up their kids and their childish accomplishments unprompted, and this used to annoy me quite a bit as it unnecessarily interrupts the flow of a conversation. But now I understand the feeling, they’re not intentionally trying to divert the discussion, they are simply blinded by the immense proudness as parents and want to express this feeling as frequently as possible. Since setting up in 2004, iotum and FreeConference.com has been focused on providing the best products and services to our conference calling users and have been recognized along the way, and all of the iotum awards are proof of that effort. … Read more →

7 Must-Have Tech Tools for Startups

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Use Free Video Chat and These New Tech Tools To Get Your Biz Off the Ground

As an entrepreneur in the 21st century, technology is your best friend as well as one of your biggest challenges. The digital age has opened the door to a whole wide world of opportunities—and competition. In order to succeed in such a fast-paced and crowded business landscape, small businesses and the people who run them must learn to embrace all of the latest tech resources at their disposal and use them to their full advantage. Read more →

3 Top Questions Small Business Leaders Ask About Our Conference Call App

conference call speakerphone in meeting room “So how does this work?” We often get questions like these from tutors, non-profits, or any business that runs webinars. Many of our readers are gradually seeing the trend in Mobile app use for conference calls but haven’t downloaded a conference app yet, wondering if FreeConference.com is compatible with their business. This blog will address the top 3 questions that are asked by small businesses. … Read more →

How to Use Free Conference Calling to Keep and Grow Your User Base

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Utilize free conference calling to expand membership—and donorship—for your nonprofit organization.

Regardless of their size or mission, nonprofit organizations depend on being able to communicate and collaborate with their members, volunteers, and donors easily and at little cost. One of the many such ways non-profits do so is by taking advantage of free conference calling in order to allow people from anywhere in the country (or the world) to connect together in real time. In this blog, we’ll be going over a few simple ways that nonprofit organizations can use free conferencing services such as ours to hold virtual meetings.Read more →

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

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Hold more productive conferences anytime, anywhere with the FreeConference Mobile 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 →

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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