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 →

Delegating to Remote Teams with Free Conference Calling

Efficiently Manage Remote Teams Across the Globe with Free Conference Calling

TeamworkIf you’re a person that has to manage remote teams, you know that keeping people accountable and on-track isn’t always easy. Remote workers often won’t see your vision for how you want a project to look, especially if you are just connecting over email. What’s worse, telling your remote teams to make extra revisions will only cost you time and money. Instead, why not try free conference calling?… Read more →

How to Conduct a Conference Call That Sticks to Your Agenda

Conducting Conference Call Meetings that Stay on Track

Online meetingHolding regular meetings or conference calls is important for building relationships and achieving shared objectives. That said, no one likes to get pulled into meetings that drag on and on but accomplish little. Not only can holding such meetings waste time and hamper productivity, too many of these types of calls can cause invitees to not take your scheduled meetings seriously. In today’s blog, we’ll be going over some tips for how to conduct a conference call meeting that is more productive and less-time consuming.

Whether you’re trying to make meetings shorter or simply want to make sure all your agenda items get addressed during your conference, a little preparation along with free conference call software can help you keep meetings on-topic and on-time.… Read more →

How to Make Conference Calls Part of Your Donation Funnel

For non-profit owners, it’s more of a vocation than a job. Margins are usually tight, and sometimes you have to rely on the kindness of people around you to get by. But that’s okay because you know that every dollar you put towards your cause goes straight to where it’s needed most. Well, what if I told you that learning how to make conference calls could potentially create a noticeable increase in your donations –and the best part is that you can do it for free!… Read more →

5 Business Etiquette Tips For Hosting International Conference Calls

Thanks to the advancements in communications technology (mostly the internet), it is easier than ever for people in different parts of the world to connect and do business. In today’s global economy, international conference calls are common and very simple to set up. Now, before you go off to arrange your next international conference call, here are 5 international business etiquette tips to help ensure your call goes smoothly and successfully.… Read more →

How to Use Your Mobile Conference Call App to Host Better, Shorter Meetings

FreeConference Mobile Conference Call App

Hold more productive meetings anytime, anywhere with the FreeConference Mobile Conference Call App

Well, that’s 90 minutes of my life I’ll never get back!

If this how you feel after coming out of a business meeting, there’s a good chance you weren’t the only one. Even though business meetings are always planned with the best and most productive of intentions, too often they end up wasting precious time and money due to poor organization, irrelevant discussions, unnecessary attendees, or any combination of the three. Today, we’d like to share some ways that our mobile conferencing app, along with some meeting management tips, can be used to make virtual meetings shorter, easier, and more productive. … Read more →

Working From Home with FreeConference

I don’t need to tell you why working from home can be so preferable. It’s always nice to know no one else will touch your coffee or use your restroom. It is widely recognized that remote work is on the rise and many employees jump at the opportunity to work from home. With FreeConference, you would be able to manage to work from home in the most relaxing yet effective way.

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Thailand Shared Work Spaces

Why Thailand Should Be Your Next Work & Travel Destination

From tropical beaches to bustling outdoor markets, Thailand’s natural beauty and cultural attractions have long made it a favorite travel destination. In today’s blog, we’ll be exploring what Thailand has to offer those visiting on a working holiday as well as a few of the top coworking destinations in the county.

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Is Remote Working Really the Future of Work?

If we turn back the clock just 10 or 15 years, we’d be in a time when remote work was pretty rare. Employers were still locked into the idea that people had to be in the office for them to be at their productive best, and the benefits of letting people telecommute really weren’t all that apparent.

However, fast forward to today and find ourselves in a time where remote work is more prevalent than ever. The number of people working remotely seems to be growing by the second, and there is really no reason to suspect this will slow down. Of course there will always be a place for the traditional office setting, but remote work is most certainly the future.

This will bring about lots of changes. Managers will have to adapt their management style so that they can work with remote teams, and nearly all businesses will need to get help—in the form of a professional employer organization (PEO)—managing the HR nightmare that comes with having employees from all over the world.

But before going too far into what people will need to do to adapt to a remote workforce, let’s look at some of drivers of this radical change in how we work.

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