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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Why Meetings May Be Ineffective – And How To Fix Them

We as a population have undertaken many studies lately, in the efforts to find out why meetings work – or don’t.

Often, we’ve been labeling them an inefficient tradition; usually seen as a waste of time (unless people actually came prepared) and it’s safe to assume we have all come to at least one meeting unprepared. So what gives? Why are meetings so hard to care about? Why are they so difficult to manage? Why do we keep having them?

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Think Outside the Classroom: Video Conferencing for the Modern Teacher

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Web-based video conferencing has quickly become a preferred method for virtual meetings between friends, families, and business professionals in the 21st century. As technology enables more and more actions to be performed virtually, it’s no surprise video conferencing has also become a widely-used medium for online education. In today’s blog, we’ll be going over some of the ways that teachers of all kinds can utilize video conferencing to make their courses more accessible, more interactive, and more engaging.

Creating virtual classrooms

In the old days, students had to be physically present in a classroom in order to receive the teacher’s lecture or lesson. Now, thanks to video conferencing and online education, teachers and students are no longer bound the confines of an actual classroom. Not only does this make educational courses accessible to students anywhere in the world, it eliminates any overhead expenses associated with having a classroom of students under one roof. This savings can be used to make classes more affordable and thereby accessible to more students.

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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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3 Video Conferencing Ice Breakers – Part I

I know what you’re thinking: “come on, we’re all adults now. Do we really still need icebreakers to conduct a few meetings by video conference? The only icebreakers that I need are the ones that cruise through Arctic waters in the North-East to save trapped fishing boats… Am I right?”… Read more →

3 Sneaky Conference Call Tricks (Use Wisely!)

There’s no doubt that video conferencing is useful. Every day, more and more businesses, churches, hospitals, and people use video conferencing in their day-to-day activities. While most online meetings are essential, we have to admit that some meetings can, well, go on a little longer than we would like. Take it from the meeting experts — being in a useless meeting that doesn’t engage its participants can be a total drag.… Read more →

2 Simple but POWERFUL ways to take back your time with Video Conferencing

Take Your Business Back Into Your Hands with Video Conferencing

Businesses are hectic. Business owners have to split their time working with different departments, delegating and assigning projects, and even planning for the future. There is so much to handle that business owners often feel overwhelmed, and that their business is going out of control.

That’s where FreeConference comes in! Granted, we can’t run your business for you (yet), but we provide services to make life easier for businesses and their owners.… Read more →