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

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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 →

Boost your Engagement During Online Web Meetings with These 10 Tips!

Not too many people enjoy online web meetings. In order to have less, each meeting should be as efficient as possible. A key factor in meeting efficiency is engagement from your participants. In this post, we will talk about the 10 tips to boost your engagement during online web meetings.Online meeting engagement

Start or End the online meeting with a joke.

This humor-loving writer strongly believes that starting with a joke would swiftly get the attention of your attendees. Here’s an example: “How many employees does it take to fix an echo? No, seriously someone fix that echo or you’re all fired.”

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Prioritizing Career Development in Small Businesses

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Small Business Online Conferencing Tips: Career Development

Big or small, businesses depend on getting the best out of those they employ. From interns and temps all the way up to founders and CEOs, no business can succeed without a solid team of people behind it. For this reason, it is important for businesses of any size to offer their employees pathways for career development in their respective fields. In today’s blog, we’ll be examining why career development is critical for the long-term success of small businesses as well as some ways small business owners and managers can utilize online conferencing and informal one-on-one meetings to help their valued employees grow and succeed within the company.

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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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How to Create Culture on Remote Teams

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Video conference call meetings and other culture-building ideas for remote teams

Thanks to technology, many workers and entrepreneurs can do their jobs from home or anywhere else they have internet access and phone reception. This freedom to work remotely offers both convenience as well as savings on transportation costs and workspace overhead. For this reason, many small businesses and entrepreneurs opt to employ remote workers to perform roles such as marketing, sales, accounting, web development, and others. Operating autonomously, remote team members keepi in contact by phone, email, chat, and even the occasional video conference call.

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Leverage Alliances with a Free International Conference Call

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How to Utilize Your International Conference Call Line to Strengthen Your Global Ties

Thanks to new technology and a rise in globalized commerce, the world has shrunk significantly over the past several decades. With more and more organizations expanding their reach beyond political and geographic boundaries, the need for maintaining relationships with business partners and colleagues around the world has never been greater. In today’s blog, we will be discussing how international conference call platforms like FreeConference are facilitating live communication between people all across the globe.

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5 Must-Have Tools You Need as an Entrepreneur

How Screen Sharing Makes Work From Home Easier

Screen Sharing and Other Collaboration Tools for the Modern Small Business Owner

If you run your own business (or run someone else’s business), then we don’t have to tell you that time is money. Regardless of what profession you’re in, it is important that you have a go-to set of tools for communication and collaboration with clients, partners, and employees. As a company that prides itself on making life easier for entrepreneurs of all stripes, we’d like to share some of our top picks for must-have tools (like screen sharing) for business owners in 2018.

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How to Make Sure You Don’t Miss a Beat While Working From Home

Technology has allowed more people to be able to work from home,

Conference call recording, transcription, and other essential tools for professionals working from home

Whether you’re a freelancer, remote employee, or simply sparing your coworkers back at the office from whatever contagion you’ve become stricken with, working from home has both advantages and drawbacks. In today’s blog, we’ll be going over some of the reasons why more and more people are choosing to work from home as well as some of the tools, such as conference call recording, that they may utilize in order to stay connected with others.

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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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Think Outside the Classroom: Video Conferencing for the Modern Teacher

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Web-based video conferencing has quickly become a preferred method for virtual meetings between friends, families, and business professionals in the 21st century. As technology enables more and more actions to be performed virtually, it’s no surprise video conferencing has also become a widely-used medium for online education. In today’s blog, we’ll be going over some of the ways that teachers of all kinds can utilize video conferencing to make their courses more accessible, more interactive, and more engaging.

Creating virtual classrooms

In the old days, students had to be physically present in a classroom in order to receive the teacher’s lecture or lesson. Now, thanks to video conferencing and online education, teachers and students are no longer bound the confines of an actual classroom. Not only does this make educational courses accessible to students anywhere in the world, it eliminates any overhead expenses associated with having a classroom of students under one roof. This savings can be used to make classes more affordable and thereby accessible to more students.

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