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

Easily set up video conference calls

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

Free Conference Android mobile app

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 calls 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 →

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%

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