4 Reasons Why Recording Your Meetings Improves Performance

If you need any more proof that video has become such an integral part of our lives at home and in business, just take a quick scan around you. Notice the use of a camera in the technology you use every day, like in the corner of your smartphone, at the top of your computer, even at a busy intersection downtown. Everywhere, we have the ability to see via a lens and be transported somewhere else.

Meeting RecordLike in a meeting, perhaps? For your next brainstorming or networking sync, open your email and you’ll most probably see video recording details attached. Easy, reliable, and with all the bells and whistles to improve any meeting, group communication video technology has become an effective way we communicate with each other.… Read more →

International Conference Calling and the Globalization of the Workplace

International Conference Calling Helps Entrepreneurs Hire International Talent

Airport international talentThanks to advances in technology like free conference calls, the 21st century workplace is more globalized than ever. These days, every business is leveraging the power of international conference calling to communicate with someone from outside their city, from small start-ups to multinational corporations.

As an entrepreneur, you too can use the power of international conference calling for one of the most difficult tasks that small businesses face: hiring the right talent. If you don’t have much experience in this field, or don’t know where to start, don’t worry! You’ve come to the right place.… Read more →

Working Effectively With Remote Teams Using Free Screen Sharing Software

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Times are changing. So too are the way businesses and employees operate. In no way is this transformation more apparent than the sharp rise in remote working, or telecommuting, among certain job sectors. According to a 2015 Gallup poll, nearly 40% of the U.S. workforce has telecommuted—up from just 9% only a decade prior. As businesses streamline and younger, tech-savvy people continue to join the ranks of the working, this figure is only likely to increase. In today’s blog, we will be taking a look at the unique advantages and challenges associated with telecommuting and how technologies such as free screen sharing and conference calling facilitate communication among remote teams.

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Boost your Engagement During Online Web Meetings with These 10 Tips!

Not too many people enjoy online web meetings. In order to have less, each meeting should be as efficient as possible. A key factor in meeting efficiency is engagement from your participants. In this post, we will talk about the 10 tips to boost your engagement during online web meetings.Online meeting engagement

Start or End the online meeting with a joke.

This humor-loving writer strongly believes that starting with a joke would swiftly get the attention of your attendees. Here’s an example: “How many employees does it take to fix an echo? No, seriously someone fix that echo or you’re all fired.”

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Prioritizing Career Development in Small Businesses

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Small Business Online Conferencing Tips: Career Development

Big or small, businesses depend on getting the best out of those they employ. From interns and temps all the way up to founders and CEOs, no business can succeed without a solid team of people behind it. For this reason, it is important for businesses of any size to offer their employees pathways for career development in their respective fields. In today’s blog, we’ll be examining why career development is critical for the long-term success of small businesses as well as some ways small business owners and managers can utilize online conferencing and informal one-on-one meetings to help their valued employees grow and succeed within the company.

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Ways to Share your Nonprofit’s Success using Social Media

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Sharing is Caring: Promoting Your Nonprofit’s Cause and Accomplishments Through Social Media

Growing up, many of us learned that modesty is a virtue and that it’s bad to boast about one’s accomplishments. In order to improve the visibility, name recognition, and the success of your nonprofit, however, it is necessary to promote your organization and its work in a smart, effective manner. In today’s blog, we’ll be discussing some of the ways nonprofit organizations utilize social media to raise awareness —and funds —for their causes!

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What you Need to Run a Non-Profit from Your Home

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Remote Work Tips: 5 Essentials for Running a Non-profit from Home

What’s better than doing something that makes a real difference in the world? Doing it from home. In addition to the convenience of being able to tackle tasks from the comfort of your own home, operating a non-profit out of your own residence through remote work is a good way to cut out the costs associated with renting an office space. Starting a non-profit organization is no small task, so it is important that you surround yourself with people who share your values and have the right experience to help you along the way. In today’s blog, we’ll be sharing some tips on how to get your non-profit off the ground and run it from home.

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How to Create Culture on Remote Teams

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Video conference call meetings and other culture-building ideas for remote teams

Thanks to technology, many workers and entrepreneurs can do their jobs from home or anywhere else they have internet access and phone reception. This freedom to work remotely offers both convenience as well as savings on transportation costs and workspace overhead. For this reason, many small businesses and entrepreneurs opt to employ remote workers to perform roles such as marketing, sales, accounting, web development, and others. Operating autonomously, remote team members keepi in contact by phone, email, chat, and even the occasional video conference call.

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Top 5 Shared Workspaces in Los Angeles, that are the bee’s knees.

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Video conferencing and conference calls have made it possible to work from anywhere with anyone. Working from home is GREAT but it can be hard to find inspiration if you do it every day. Los Angeles offers an abundance of shared workspaces that accessible at a variety of locations throughout the city and are offered at different price points. Why the bee’s knees you ask? Bees carry pollen back to the hive via sakes on their legs which (if you like honey) suggests a concentration of goodness all in one place. We’ve done our research and these are the 5 best hives in LA. Check em out:

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Leverage Alliances with a Free International Conference Call

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How to Utilize Your International Conference Call Line to Strengthen Your Global Ties

Thanks to new technology and a rise in globalized commerce, the world has shrunk significantly over the past several decades. With more and more organizations expanding their reach beyond political and geographic boundaries, the need for maintaining relationships with business partners and colleagues around the world has never been greater. In today’s blog, we will be discussing how international conference call platforms like FreeConference are facilitating live communication between people all across the globe.

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