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

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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 →

Monthly Dial-In Conferences Turn Parents into Participants

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How Parents and Teachers Can Use Phone Conferencing to Facilitate Communication

Whether you are a teacher dedicated to your students’ academic success or a parent actively involved in your child’s education, parent-teacher meetings help to bridge the communication gap between what’s going on at home and in the classroom. In today’s blog, we’ll explore how parents and teachers can utilize phone conferencing to support student learning.
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How to Run Seamless Conference Calls in an Open Concept Office

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Tips for Conference Calling in an Open Floor Plan Office

Though intended to facilitate communication, open concept offices can sometimes feel like they do anything but that for people who hold conference calls in them. In today’s blog, we’ll be offering some tips for more effectively holding conference calls and improving productivity in offices that feature open floor plans.

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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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5 Ways to Use Online Video Conferencing to Lead Your Remote Workforce

Almost every industry has embraced the concept of working remotely, necessary in the current working environment. The number of people working from home or elsewhere has been trending up in North America for the past decade. Articles have come out supporting remote work, stating that it increases productivity, efficiency and morale.

But nothing comes without challenges, and with teammates abroad, there are some issues that might arise during the day-to-day. An appropriate solution is online video conferencing, which we will discuss in this post.

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Why you should be using screen share in the classroom in 2018

As technology becomes more prevalent in our lives, it is increasingly important for students to familiarize with computers at a young age. Many schools are starting to designate computers to students because of the importance of developing technological experience. Likewise, teaching methods evolve as education demand shifts, teachers are starting to expand their lessons into the realm of computers. Screen-sharing is, and should be a popular tool in the classroom, since it’s a helpful tool to engage students in many parts of the lesson, which we will discuss throughout this post.

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Five Reasons why a Free Calling App will will help make your Work Environment Happier & More Productive

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How a Free Calling App Can Improve Employee Morale and Increase Productivity

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.

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Board Meeting Promises to Make and Keep in 2018

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Run Shorter, More Effective Board Meetings in 2018 with FreeConference.

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.

Here are our 4 top conference meeting tips:

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Best Conference Call Headset of 2017 for Home and Office

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It’s pretty common to work in an office surrounded by 10s and even 100s of coworkers, and the constant walking, talking, and business conducting could be very distracting to your everyday work. Which is why a conference call headset could make your life better or worse depending on the sound quality, comfort, microphone quality, and durability, especially if your job requires frequent communication. And who would know more about communication than us here at FreeConference.com? In this post, we present the best conference call headset of 2017 for either home or office activities.… Read more →