3 Conference Call Horror Stories

We’ve all been there: important conference calls where absolutely everything goes hilariously wrong. Everything that could go wrong does go wrong, and some things even seem to defy common sense in order to fail spectacularly! These calls can seem horrifying in the moment, but hopefully they can be looked back upon with a smile. No matter how badly your conference calls go, they probably aren’t as bad as a few of these.… Read more →

Conference Calling on the Go

One of the biggest complaints people have about conference calls is the time commitment required. Scheduled calls can interrupt busy days or even weekends, and often require participants to delicately plan around the meeting. It becomes even more frustrating once these participants find themselves waiting for their peers to join the call, pushing the entire affair even further into their busy lives.

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Churches and FreeConference.com: A match made in Heaven!

Conference calling has long been implemented into the day-to-day of Big Business. The rest of the working world is finally coming around to the myriad uses of conference calls, and it’s about time! In fact, conference calling carries so many advantages over meeting face to face, it’s a wonder it’s taken so long for everyone to catch up.

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My Family Reunion Conference Call

My family reunion: It’s only a month away, and there are myriad details left to coordinate with other family members. Emails have proven cumbersome, family is spread all across the country — how best to get everyone on the same page?

What about a conference call with the whole family! One dial-in number, one access code, and everyone’s connected together on the same call. We can discuss everything from logistics and lodging, to food and entertainment (“Hey, isn’t cousin Tommy in a band?”). Still some loose ends to finalize? Before ending the call, I’ll be sure to make arrangements to meet again so that everyone can check their calendars.

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Keep Verbatim Records with Call Recording

We’ve all been there: The Perfect Meeting. One of those conference calls where everything just goes “right”. It doesn’t happen often enough, but when it does, the synergy is palpable. The session ends, high fives are flying, and the mood in the room is elevated.

But then it hits you: What about Susie in Sales who couldn’t make the call? And Hey, does anyone remember that great tagline Jim in Marketing came up with? Suddenly the tone shifts as everyone tries to recall the details of what just transpired.

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Conference Calling in Canada: Catering to the Technology Sector

It’s a fact: Canada is a rapidly growing sector of the business world. According to CBC News, there are already about 200,000 technology jobs between the Toronto area and Kitchener-Waterloo alone, leading some to label the 114-kilometre stretch “Silicon Valley North”. Top earning companies are expanding exponentially in Canada, and the trend does not appear to be slowing down anytime soon.

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Teaching Classes from Home Using Free Conferencing

In these harder economic times, many people—both professionals and hobbyists—have taken to the Internet to teach classes. From gardening to small household repairs and everything else in between, free or affordable lessons are available for just about any topic you can think of.

One strategy for instructors and class attendants is free conferencing—using real-time video and audio feeds, instructors can engage with their audience in a more organic way. YouTube videos are fine, sure, but waiting for a reply to clarify a talking point or technique can be frustrating and ineffective.

Instructors: consider using FreeConference.com’s effortless and reliable video calling service. Your long distance classes will never be the same!

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Knives Out! Cooking Classes Over Free Conferencing

Cooking is not only the driving force behind humanity’s evolution, but it is also one of the world’s greatest art forms. While much of cooking comes from preparation, food safety, and planning your mise-en-place, it takes an artful hand to make really spectacular and delicious dishes.

Not everyone is a natural cook, but that’s okay—there are many resources on the Internet for learning how to cook better. One of these ways is through free conferencing over video services: this way, cooking classes can be taught anytime from anywhere. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced chef, practice always makes perfect.

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New Features: Scheduling Calls In Multiple Timezones And More!

In our latest update, we’ve implemented a few new features to make your conference calling experience even better.

Schedule in Multiple Time Zones

This new feature allows users to view other timezones while scheduling a call through the FreeConference website. By using this feature, users can easily find the perfect time to meet with callers around the world!

To use our timezone scheduler, you first need to log into your FreeConference account, and begin scheduling a call. Then, click the ‘Timezones’ button to enter the viewing page.

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