6 Times You SHOULD Test Your Call in Advance

musician testing microphone It’s never a bad idea to test your technology

It’s a phrase uttered by performers, singers, and public speakers to test out their microphones before a show starts. It’s a very simple but important thing for them to remember to do before a performance to make sure everything is working —and sounding— as it should. So, what do performers testing their microphones have to do with conferencing, you ask?… Read more →

How To Eliminate Conference Call Echo

Echoes are one of the most annoying distractions that you can have on a conference call. As someone that has tried to communicate with a caller while they were echoing, I can honestly say that being unable to hear someone is extremely frustrating. While conference calling technology has enhanced our communications, it has created unique issues that need to be addressed — namely, conference call echo. Here are 3 things to keep in mind when dealing with it.… 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 →

Why Your Non Profit Financial Plan Needs Free Conference Calls

People that run their non profits would tell you, the economy does not reward good intentions. From hiring the right staff, finding executives that have similar long term goals, and constant money troubles would remind them, running a non profit is not easy. Conference calling is a staple of modern business practices and can be a versatile tool and a huge boost for Non Profits, and best of all, some of them are free. Here is why your non profit financial plan needs free conference calls. … Read more →

Top 7 CoWorking Spaces that You Need to Visit in 2017

Since the mid-2000s, a new type of work environment has been steadily gaining popularity amongst freelancers and startup entrepreneurs—the coworking space. Thanks to a sharp rise in the number of professionals who can work anywhere tables, desks, and stable internet connections can be found, these shared office spaces have popped up in many of the larger cities in North America, Europe, Asia, and elsewhere.… Read more →

Top 10 Cloud Collaboration Tools for the Small Business

“How did people get work done without any computers?” It might seem like second nature already, but most small businesses require a cloud collaboration app for employee efficiency, even if you don’t have remote offices. A good cloud collaboration tool can provide chat channels, manage projects and ultimately, increase productivity. This is a must-have for small businesses, but some collab-apps come with a price, so here are 10 Cloud Collaboration tools for small businesses that won’t break your budget.… Read more →