How Video Conference Calls Can Help Your Career

At FreeConference.com, we devote our time to create the best possible experience for our customers, so it means a lot when our customers express their appreciation. One of our customers recently wrote to us and praised our service. This customer, Jonathan, is a researcher at a renowned university, and said that our service provided an accessible, convenient solution for his career needs. Jonathan regularly coordinates his research with his colleagues around the world, and often presents his findings via Video Conference.

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Tutoring High School Students with Free Video Conferencing

Everybody knows high school can be a difficult time for a teenager—between extra-curricular activities, class projects, and the looming pressure of one’s peers, high school is a formative time. The grades students get in high school will affect what post-secondary program they will get into, and these numbers all around will affect career options and overall quality of life. … Read more →

How Musicians Can Teach Lessons over Video Chat Software

Like any craft or discipline, practicing is a crucial part of playing music. Not only does it improve your playing technique, but knowing various scales, chords, and techniques makes you a more creative and thoughtful musician.

There are countless books for learning instruments and musical genres, but how useful are they for everyone? For example: if a seasoned player bought a practice book to keep up with everyday practice, they may find that it is too simplistic. More often than not, they cater to one very particular skill level, and this can be a problem with moving forward or revisiting fundamentals.

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FreeConference.com’s Free Smartphone Calling App for Android and iPhone

People have started relying on their smartphones for larger and larger parts of their lives. Long gone are the days of the archaic flip-phone. As technology has improved, people have begun using their phones for just about everything, including social media, scheduling and planning, the latest news, and of course standard phone functionality. It makes sense then to try out the FreeConference free smartphone calling app, available for both iOS and Android!

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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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How Live Streaming and Video Calling Have Changed Media

If you ask people who grew up in the early-20th century about what television and media were like, they might remember seeing newsreels in theatres—programs about global affairs, war news, and economic news were filmed and sent to various towns and cities for citizens to keep up-to-date on the state of the world. In the more primitive days of television news, many people relied on these newsreels to stay informed, especially about the war efforts during the Second World War, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

From newsreels to video calling, there is a huge change in how media reporting is done
The 20th century saw many advances in how the news was reported.

What has changed since? At its face, lots has, but when you think about it, the message is largely the same—people want information quickly, accurately, and conveniently. In the 21st century, new media has taken on various forms, and a lot of these involve audio-video capabilities and video calling. Let’s take a look at some recent examples of how video media has been revolutionized.

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4 Unforgettable Uses of Video Chatting in Pop Culture

It doesn’t seem that long ago that video chatting seemed to be a thing of the future, not to be used for generations onward. Certainly every child growing up in the 80s and 90s remembers seeing video communications used in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Back to the Future, and in countless other science fiction shows and movies.

In this day and age, though, it’s hard to believe a world without video chatting. Video communications have changed the way we work, play, and live, and FreeConference.com is proud to be a part of that shift forward.

Let’s take a look at how far we’ve come with this little retrospective of video communications in some of the 20th century’s most influential movies and TV shows.

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