Why Your Non Profit Financial Plan Needs Free Conference Calls

People that run their non profits would tell you, the economy does not reward good intentions. From hiring the right staff, finding executives that have similar long term goals, and constant money troubles would remind them, running a non profit is not easy. Conference calling is a staple of modern business practices and can be a versatile tool and a huge boost for Non Profits, and best of all, some of them are free. Here is why your non profit financial plan needs free conference calls. … Read more →

A 3-minute Guide to Conference Calling with VOIP

Voip? Am I saying that right? Voyeep? We know, but it sounds more complicated that it seems, chances are you’ve made a few VoIP calls during your life, whether it’s on Skype, Whatsapp or any other app that you use to commutate with people far away. But what is VoIP? This blog should be a simple guide to that question. Get ready to change your mind on how you think about long-distance calls, and REALLY long distance calls.… Read more →

3 Sneaky Conference Call Tricks (Use Wisely!)

There’s no doubt that video conferencing is useful. Every day, more and more businesses, churches, hospitals, and people use video conferencing in their day-to-day activities. While most online meetings are essential, we have to admit that some meetings can, well, go on a little longer than we would like. Take it from the meeting experts — being in a useless meeting that doesn’t engage its participants can be a total drag.… Read more →

How Free Conference Call Services Helped Me Work Remotely

Home is where the heart is. That’s what they say, right? Or maybe it’s this: Home is wherever you hang your hat. Regardless, Home can be wherever you want Home to be, especially these days: a recent poll by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that “24 percent of employed people did some or all of their work at home” last year, a percentage that’s certain to increase over the next decade.… Read more →

Step-By-Step: How To Make a Conference Call

You want to meet up with some friends and catch up with their adventures all around the globe. Or maybe you’re trying to secure a deal with a client in another country. So you try scheduling a time to meet, but now you’re stressing over time differences and long-distance fees, you’re expected to send out an invite to every participant, you need to keep a reminder in your calendar…… Read more →

Want to Get Creative? Start Conferencing!

Brainstorm. Pow-wow. Put our heads together. No matter how you phrase it, there’s no substitute for group collaboration. After all, you never know what others will come up with! Ideas spur other ideas, those lead to more ideas, and breakthroughs inevitably surface.… Read more →

Online Calling: The Next Wave in Telephony

The world is changing by the moment. Traditional models for everything from personal transportation to music listening are rapidly being left by the wayside. Services like ride sharing and music streaming would barely have registered a blip even just a few years ago, yet today they’re more popular than ever, and generally accepted as the norm.… Read more →

Need to Host a Free Conference Call on a Whim? We’ve Got You Covered!

High-powered business executives are probably always being connected to one conference call or another from atop their lofty glass buildings that make people look like ants. Their meetings planned months in advance, these shadowy businessmen and women use web conferencing to secretly pull the strings of corporate America like sinister puppeteers.

…But what good are conference calls for regular people like us, right?… Read more →

Are Conference Calls Better Than the Seeing Stones of Númenor?

Some time around 1930, JRR Tolkien started off the whole Lord of the Rings series by telling his children bed time stories about a little character he called “The Hobbit.” He’d been dreaming up the world of the Hobbit since he was a child himself. In doing so, Tolkien pretty much invented the whole “Fantasy Adventure with Elves and Dwarves” genre single handedly.

He also proposed what is perhaps the most glamorous conference call technology of all time, the Palantíri, or seeing Stones of Númenor. These were a set of 7 crystal balls that could be used for videoconferencing from Eressëa all the way across Middle Earth.

In these latter days, the stones are lost, the Elves have sailed into the West, and the “little folk” are only a bustle in the hedgerow. Today we can pick our smartphones out of our “pocketses” and videoconference with three people spread across three continents for free.

But if you had the choice, which one is better: a conference call, or a Seeing Stone of Númenor?

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