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 →

5 Business Etiquette Tips For Hosting International Conference Calls

Thanks to the advancements in communications technology (mostly the internet), it is easier than ever for people in different parts of the world to connect and do business. In today’s global economy, international conference calls are common and very simple to set up. Now, before you go off to arrange your next international conference call, here are 5 international business etiquette tips to help ensure your call goes smoothly and successfully.… Read more →

International Conference Calling and the Globalization of the Workplace

International Conference Calling Helps Entrepreneurs Hire International Talent

Airport international talentThanks to advances in technology like free conference calls, the 21st century workplace is more globalized than ever. These days, every business is leveraging the power of international conference calling to communicate with someone from outside their city, from small start-ups to multinational corporations.

As an entrepreneur, you too can use the power of international conference calling for one of the most difficult tasks that small businesses face: hiring the right talent. If you don’t have much experience in this field, or don’t know where to start, don’t worry! You’ve come to the right place.… Read more →

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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Monthly Dial-In Conferences Turn Parents into Participants

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How Parents and Teachers Can Use Phone Conferencing to Facilitate Communication

Whether you are a teacher dedicated to your students’ academic success or a parent actively involved in your child’s education, parent-teacher meetings help to bridge the communication gap between what’s going on at home and in the classroom. In today’s blog, we’ll explore how parents and teachers can utilize phone conferencing to support student learning.
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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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What you Need to Run a Non-Profit from Your Home

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Remote Work Tips: 5 Essentials for Running a Non-profit from Home

What’s better than doing something that makes a real difference in the world? Doing it from home. In addition to the convenience of being able to tackle tasks from the comfort of your own home, operating a non-profit out of your own residence through remote work is a good way to cut out the costs associated with renting an office space. Starting a non-profit organization is no small task, so it is important that you surround yourself with people who share your values and have the right experience to help you along the way. In today’s blog, we’ll be sharing some tips on how to get your non-profit off the ground and run it from home.

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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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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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Here’s Something New – Using Dial-In for Crowdfunding

Using Dial-In for Crowdfunding

Entrepreneurs are starting new projects at an unprecedented rate, and crowdfunding has grown with it. In the past, people had to apply for bank loans to start a business, which was difficult since banks consider startups risky. Crowdfunding was the alternative to that method, tapping into a “crowd”of friends, family or people on the internet for capital. Crowdfunding gives the entrepreneur a single platform to build and customize, without vetting key players, like banks or VC firms.

You can never have enough fundraising, especially for a start-up. In this post, we discuss how to use dial-ins with your crowdfunding for reach, PR and marketing.

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