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From hiring, money troubles, and finding partners that share your vision, non-profits are hard to operate. You would think that the economy would incentivize organizations with good intentions. The good news is there is an ocean of non-profit tools that is available for non-profits. Here are 7 Technologies your Non-Profits need in 2018.
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.
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.
If you run your own business or are in charge of managing people you work with, you’re probably well aware of the relationship between employee morale and productivity. If you haven’t, allow me to briefly summarize: studies have found that employees who are happy at work and have a good relationship with their bosses are better workers. So, what does employee morale and productivity have to do with a free calling app you may wonder?
The whole idea of conference calling for businesses is to facilitate communication and collaboration—two things which also, incidentally, are crucial for building trust and morale in any organization. While many employers turn to tools and programs like time trackers to make sure their workers are maximizing their productivity, these same measures can also create trust gaps between workers and management if not accompanied by free and open lines of communication between all parties involved.
The new year is a time when we set goals for ourselves to help us look better, feel better, and be more successful. If you are involved with a business or nonprofit, the start of 2018 is the perfect time to rethink the way your organization conducts meetings. In today’s new year blog post, we’d like to share with you some ideas that can make your group or company meetings better and more productive in 2018.
Clients. Anyone who runs a business knows clients can be difficult at times, yet, without them, we all know there would be no business to run. Whether you meet in person weekly or only speak twice a year with free international conference calling, it is especially important during the holiday season that you let your valued clients know just how much their business means to you. As a company that thrives thanks to its user base across North America and around the world, FreeConference.com understands that successful business relationships are built on communication and appreciation. So, without further adieu, here are our top 5 ways to show your local and international clients they’re appreciated this holiday season:… Read more →
In 2017 we released a ton of new features. Here are the top 7 features you should be using right now!… Read more →
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 →
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 →
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.