Happy Thanksgiving from FreeConference.com

happy thanksgiving banner with pumpkin plate and text "give thanks"Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve always felt lucky that we get 3 months in a row with a major holiday in each month, and Thanksgiving seems like the most straightforward holiday. Mix turkey, squash, mashed potatoes with gravy, and of course, a day off, will get you the perfect Thanksgiving recipe. Since we don’t have a day off on Thanksgiving because a free conference call service never takes a day off, we decided to… pumpkin spice up the office this year… I’ll come up with a better one.

So once again, we have a couple of Thanksgiving office scenarios and would like our esteemed panel of judges to decide which traditions are worth keeping.… Read more →

Ways to Thank Your Clients Across the Globe this Holiday Season

The Holidays are the perfect time to thank your clients for their business

line of pumpkins around a bed of flowers representing the holiday seasonClients. Anyone who runs a business knows clients can be difficult at times, yet, without them, we all know there would be no business to run. Whether you meet in person weekly or only speak twice a year with free international conference calling, it is especially important during the holiday season that you let your valued clients know just how much their business means to you. As a company that thrives thanks to its user base across North America and around the world, FreeConference.com understands that successful business relationships are built on communication and appreciation. So, without further adieu, here are our top 5 ways to show your local and international clients they’re appreciated this holiday season:… Read more →

How To Deal with Conference Call Interruptions

many conference call participants sitting around a table, with many conference call interruptionsThe very definition of a conference call is a telephone conference in which several people can talk at the same time. This technology structure makes it very susceptible to conference call interruptions, or just interruptions in general. Not only is it annoying, conference call interruptions can become a recurring obstacle to time management and efficiency, especially on a conference call; a platform designed to get things done. So in the spirit of getting rid of it, here is how to deal with conference call interruptions.… Read more →

Dealing with Conference Call Anxiety: A 4-Step Guide

Man in suit behind a blackboard with many question marks representing conference call anxiety

Stay Calm and Conference on: How to Overcome Conference Call Anxiety

For professionals of all types, conference calling can be a (surprisingly) stressful ordeal. Unlike with traditional face-to-face meetings where you can rely in part on body language and other visual cues to aid with communication, your success with conference calling depends almost entirely on how well you conduct yourself over the phone. If you’re leading a conference call or taking part in a phone interview, this can add to the pressure you feel to make sure every word that comes out of your mouth is perfect. But fear not, conference callers, conference call anxiety is very common and can be dealt with by following these steps:… Read more →

3 Tips for Creating a Professional Video Conference Background

Whether it’s for a job interview, an online presentation, or a virtual meeting, if you’re a 21st-century professional, there’s a good chance that you use—or will use—video conferencing. And while there are many aspects that go into preparing for a successful video conferencing appearance, one that often goes overlooked is the video conference background.

In addition to wearing the right clothes, preparing your materials, as well as testing your conferencing equipment, creating a clean, professional looking backdrop is an important aspect of—sometimes quite literally—presenting yourself in the right light.… Read more →

3 Tricks to Play on Your Conference or Office this Halloween

It’s always difficult to balance work and play, especially on such a fun holiday like Halloween. Lately, Halloween is ascending in popularity, establishing itself as the second most popular holiday among employees, second to Christmas of course, and when the culture is set up right it can create a teamwork-enhancing motivational work environment.… Read more →

Why You Should Record Your Meeting

At the end of a meeting, have you ever thought, “Wow, it was an awesome meeting with so much amazing ideas”, but only to have them fade away a week later when you want to revisit them? Let’s face it, there are so many distractions a day that people fade in and out during meetings, particularly meetings that are over an hour long. There can be times where nothing seems to stick in your mind even if you are on your full attention.

While making notes might help, not all of us are expert note-takers; when the meeting topics are too complex or there are too many technical jargon involved, it can be hard to jot things down or make organized notes that are easy to understand. But rest assure, FreeConference.com has got you covered with our Conference Call Recording feature.

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How using a Free Call in Number Grew her Business in 1 Week

How using a Free Call-in Number Grew Alicia’s Business in 1 Week

boy riding on a bicycle in the street There’s nothing quite like biking, the rush, the focus, the wind against your skin, I don’t think anything else gets me up in the morning like having to bike to work. Not to mention the health and environmental benefits we get, low-impact, stamina, time efficiency, no exhaust produced, I can talk about biking for hours. Conversely, not crazy about my part-time job, the long hours and tedious nature, I always wished biking could somehow pay the bills.… Read more →