3 Tips for Creating a Professional Video Conference Background

Whether it’s for a job interview, an online presentation, or a virtual meeting, if you’re a 21st-century professional, there’s a good chance that you use—or will use—video conferencing. And while there are many aspects that go into preparing for a successful video conferencing appearance, one that often goes overlooked is the video conference background.

In addition to wearing the right clothes, preparing your materials, as well as testing your conferencing equipment, creating a clean, professional looking backdrop is an important aspect of—sometimes quite literally—presenting yourself in the right light.… Read more →

3 Tricks to Play on Your Conference or Office this Halloween

It’s always difficult to balance work and play, especially on such a fun holiday like Halloween. Lately, Halloween is ascending in popularity, establishing itself as the second most popular holiday among employees, second to Christmas of course, and when the culture is set up right it can create a teamwork-enhancing motivational work environment.… Read more →

Why You Should Record Your Meeting

At the end of a meeting, have you ever thought, “Wow, it was an awesome meeting with so much amazing ideas”, but only to have them fade away a week later when you want to revisit them? Let’s face it, there are so many distractions a day that people fade in and out during meetings, particularly meetings that are over an hour long. There can be times where nothing seems to stick in your mind even if you are on your full attention.

While making notes might help, not all of us are expert note-takers; when the meeting topics are too complex or there are too many technical jargon involved, it can be hard to jot things down or make organized notes that are easy to understand. But rest assure, FreeConference.com has got you covered with our Conference Call Recording feature.

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How using a Free Call in Number Grew her Business in 1 Week

How using a Free Call-in Number Grew Alicia’s Business in 1 Week

boy riding on a bicycle in the street There’s nothing quite like biking, the rush, the focus, the wind against your skin, I don’t think anything else gets me up in the morning like having to bike to work. Not to mention the health and environmental benefits we get, low-impact, stamina, time efficiency, no exhaust produced, I can talk about biking for hours. Conversely, not crazy about my part-time job, the long hours and tedious nature, I always wished biking could somehow pay the bills.… Read more →

360–Degree Video Conferencing: The New Face of Online Education

sample image of camera for 360-degree video conferencingWhen the 360-degree camera was first introduced to the mainstream last year, I couldn’t help but to think it was a gimmick, a fleeting trend, or at least it would have nothing to do with me. But wait, it’s not just a horizontal panorama? It has multiple lenses that give you the points of view from all around you? It integrates with virtual reality or even just a regular Go-Pro footage? The wonders of the 360-degree camera venture far off the millennial playground and video enhancement, and have made their imprint on education, especially online and distance education. 360-degree video conferencing could be in your future.… Read more →

5 Great Ways to Thank and Inspire Your Volunteers

Inspire volunteers by letting them know their efforts are appreciated

chipmunk holding bouquet of flowers to inspire volunteers

Volunteer staff play an essential role in helping many nonprofits, church groups, and community-based organizations operate within their budgets. From setting up events to raising funds, volunteers are there when you need them most so it’s important to let them know they’re appreciated. As a conference service that provides free web conferencing services to many such organizations, we’re sharing some of our top picks for ways to show your gratitude and inspire volunteers.… Read more →

7 Must-Have Tech Tools for Startups

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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 →

AI Conferencing: Why You’d Never Want a Robot Hosting Your Call

Man sitting at table with robotic arm in futuristic setting

Of all the recent technology developments, robots are becoming a mainstream bandwagon that a lot of businesses are trying to hop on. However, while this trendy tech topic could significantly benefit our society in the near future. I would argue that for now, let’s keep the AI conferencing to a minimum for everyone’s benefit, and here are a few reasons why:… 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 →