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 →

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 →

How to Use Free Conference Calling to Keep and Grow Your User Base

Free Conference Android mobile app

Utilize free conference calling to expand membership—and donorship—for your nonprofit organization.

Regardless of their size or mission, nonprofit organizations depend on being able to communicate and collaborate with their members, volunteers, and donors easily and at little cost. One of the many such ways non-profits do so is by taking advantage of free conference calls in order to allow people from anywhere in the country (or the world) to connect together in real time. In this blog, we’ll be going over a few simple ways that nonprofit organizations can use free conferencing services such as ours to hold virtual meetings.Read more →

How Screensharing Can Make Group Study Sessions Even Better

How to use screen sharing and chat to hold group study sessions with FreeConference.com

freeconference.com online meeting room during group study sessions

In many cases, the transfer of knowledge requires a personal touch, but sometimes study-mates could be in remote locations. This is often the case for university and religious study groups, while online/distance education is an industry testament to the success of online group studies that took this concept to a whole new level.… Read more →

Top 10 Nonprofits You Don’t Know, But Should

10 Non-Profits you should know

A look at ten not-for-profit organizations that are doing outstanding work within communities across the U.S and beyond

While we all (hopefully) strive to do good in our daily lives, few can say they live up to this ideal more than those who spend their time and energy working for community-serving nonprofit organizations. As a service that provides a conferencing platform for numerous nonprofit organizations, FreeConference would like to recognize just a few of the many nonprofits out there that are doing great work in the communities they serve.… Read more →

How SMS Reminders Saved My Meeting and Helped Me Make a Sale

well-lit bungalow house with no car in driveway

John pulls into his driveway on Friday night, “Wow, what a day, what a week rather, thank goodness it’s the weekend.” The sun was almost fully set and the windows in the house are completely dark, it seems that his roommates aren’t home yet. John locks the car door behind him and gets into the mood to unwind and rest after a tiring week.

“SURPRISE!”… Read more →

Free ScreenSharing leads to Successful Collaboration for Non-profits

black and white picture of non profit owner janet in wool cap and scarfJanet is the executive director of a non-profit calledHats4Homes

Hats4Homes is a non-profit that provides shelter and subsidized housing for at-risk youths in her area by leveraging the sale of ethically sourced wool caps and scarves. Janet is proud to say that her enterprise has helped a lot of people in her community, and has grown stronger as a result, but Janet is constantly running from one appointment to another because of the nature of her work.… Read more →

3 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Hold More Video Conferences

“We Really Need to Cut Back On Our Free Video Conferencing”
– No one, ever.

Despite video conferencing technology being a relatively recent development, it has had a profound impact on the way people around the world communicate with one another. Thanks to the many web-based video conferencing platforms that are now available, face-to-face communication no longer has to happen face to face. For organizations such as nonprofits, free video conferencing helps keep operating costs to a minimum by facilitating communication and reducing travel expenses. In today’s blog, we’ll be going over 3 of the main reasons why nonprofit organizations should use video conferencing to their full advantage.… Read more →

5 Things All Non Profits Need to Do to Move into the Digital Age

Non Profits have been around for a long time, their origins can be traced back to the British Colonies, where for the first time in documented history governments granted special tax standards to charitable/donated money. Obviously, non profits have changed a lot since then, most have privatized and formalized to be more economically competitive. But to truly adapt to the digital age, non profits still need tools to help with day-to-day operations or even in times of emergencies. Here are 5 Things All Non Profits need to do to move into the Digital Age.… Read more →

Why Screensharing is the Perfect Non Profit App

While cost management is important to all organizations, it is essential to the mission of those which work for causes rather than profits. For this reason, nonprofits of all sizes utilize a variety of tools that allow their staff to collaborate effectively and on a tight budget. Not surprisingly, many such groups depend on services such as FreeConference to allow their members to hold virtual meetings via phone or internet. With features such as web conferencing and screen sharing, FreeConference.com is the perfect non profit app that contains everything that a non profit would need.… Read more →