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FreeConference Announces Evernote Integration

Los Angeles, CA — October 29, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — FreeConference.com, a leading provider of conference calling solutions and technology, has developed a feature that allows users to digitally record a custom greeting for their conference calls. This latest innovation allows the conference organizer to record a Personalized Greeting to welcome participants to the conference by recording a message with the desired conferencing details, announcements, or branding. FreeConference.com, a leading provider of conference calling solutions, recognized the needs of users to be more efficient in the management of their conference calls. Evernote allows the user to improve their productivity and manage their conference calls, notes and related information on multiple devices. By including Evernote, FreeConference enables improved workflow by increasing... Read More

FreeConference.com Announces a New Feature: Personalized Greetings

Los Angeles, CA — August 23, 2011 — (BUSINESS WIRE) — FreeConference now works with Evernote to let you seamlessly capture and find all of your conferencing notes. With Evernote, your notes will always be at your fingertips, whether you’re on your PC, tablet or smartphone to auto create notes when a call is scheduled. The conference organizer can record a greeting directly into their computer microphone when scheduling the conference call. The custom greeting will play for the invited participants, welcoming them to the conversation. The administrator has the option to add a default Personalized Greeting to any and all of their conferences. The administrator can also select to record a one-time greeting for specific web-scheduled reservations. Personalized Greetings... Read More

Global Conference Partners strengthens its presence in the UK market

Company releases new and improved UK conferencing site to better serve its British customers GLENDALE, Calif. May 26, 2010 — Global Conference Partners responds to the ever growing needs of its customers in the United Kingdom with a complete revamping of their UK-based site, www.ConferenceUK.com. The site has received an impressive facelift, with a fresh new look and enhanced user experience, both through the design and the international conferencing lines. The UK service was first launched in early 2002, and has been serving the needs of the UK business community ever since. “GCP is dedicated to offering global conferencing solutions to the demands of our international users,” says Ken Ford, CEO of Global Conference Partners. “Besides the addition of ‘in... Read More

California–based FreeConference.com Offers Free Conferencing Services to Budget–Challenged State of California

Features Los Angeles Based Conferencing Number and Customized State Greeting Los Angeles, CA — January 25, 2011 — FreeConference.com is doing its part to help the State of California close its budget gap by providing an exclusive California–based conferencing phone number to any state employee who signs up through the convenient web portal at www.freeconference.com/california. FreeConference already serves individual employees in over 68 California state agencies, divisions and departments with virtually free conference calling. These include the State Assembly, State Senate, Department of Health Care Services, Departments of Transportation and Education, and the Superior Court of California, to name just a few. FreeConference also serves federal government agencies, Fortune 500 businesses and organizations alike with reliable, high–quality conferencing solutions. “Now... Read More

FreeConference.com Goes Green for Earth Day

Conferencing activity translates to environmental contribution Glendale, CA. April 22, 2010 — Thursday is Earth Day, and FreeConference.com is doing their part to go Green. Many companies already take advantage of conferencing services to reduce their carbon footprint, allowing them to conduct business effectively and efficiently, while keeping aware of environmental impact. Now FreeConference is taking it a step further: FreeConference will contribute enough money to the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 1,000 trees, assisting their efforts to fund tree planting where new trees are desperately needed. “Conference calling is the greenest way for people to meet and collaborate productively, whether one–on–one, or with up to 150 participants around the world,” says Ken Ford, CEO of Global Conference Partners, FreeConference’s... Read More

GlobalConference.com Launches International Dial–In Numbers for Conference Participants in Over Forty Countries

One Low Monthly Price of $25.00 — Same Low Rates as Domestic Callers Glendale, CA — April 19, 2010 — GlobalConference™ announces the availability of “in–country” dial–in numbers for subscribers’ participants who reside in over forty countries around the world. One low monthly price of $25.00 with any Hosted or Participant Paid conferencing plan gives call organizers unlimited dial-in number access. “GlobalConference truly embodies the needs of international conference callers,” comments Ken Ford, CEO of parent company, Global Conference Partners™. “We live up to our name by providing the extra features that global Enterprises demand.” International Dial–In Features: Easy international access No reservations needed Organizer pays the same low per–minute rate as for their domestic participants Same crystal clear connections... Read More

FreeConference.com Launches Facebook Application to Connect Friends

Schedule and Manage Conferences Right from Facebook Page Los Angeles, CA — April 13, 2010 — While most social media sites help connect people in the virtual world, a new FreeConference® application takes communication to the next level with audio conferencing. FreeConference now provides the tools and shortcuts to schedule a conference and invite friends to join right from a user’s Facebook page. “Once people realize that conference bridges can be used any time to bring two or more people together to talk, it opens up a new world for family and friends to gather and chat about anything,” said Ken Ford, CEO of Global Conference Partners, parent company of FreeConference. “FreeConference is not just for business discussions, but for... Read More

Global Conference Partners’ Users Rally to Save Free Conferencing

Users Send More Than 100,000 Letters to 530 Congress Members Nationwide Glendale, CA. March 31, 2010 — FreeConference.com, Inc. and its subsidiary, Global Conference Partners, launched an advocacy campaign to rally support from its users in response to recent actions by the House of Representatives’ Energy and Commerce Committee, regarding free conferencing services and the individuals and businesses that use them. Global Conference Partners’ rallying cry to “Save Free Conferencing” was met with equal enthusiasm from its users with more than 100,000 letters sent to their local Congressmen in less than a week, voicing opposition for any potential regulation that could stop their ability to run their businesses and organizations using critical services like FreeConference.com. “Eliminating the ability to communicate... Read More

gwabbit Teams with FreeConference.com

DEMOspring 2010, Palm Desert, CA — March 22, 2010 — gwabbit®, LLC, the only provider of automated solutions for the contact cloud, today announced the integration of FreeConference.com® phone numbers to the gwab–o–sphere™, the world’s first automatic contact cloud (See separate announcement today titled, 2009 DEMOgod Winner Gwabbit Debuts World’s First Automatic Contact Cloud at DEMOSpring 2010). The gwab–o–sphere automatically loads contacts from its gwabbit contact capture products for Microsoft Outlook® and BlackBerry®, and syncs contacts with key repositories and social networks like Salesforce.com® and LinkedIn®. In this partnership, FreeConference phone numbers that appear in gwab–o–sphere contacts will be automatically identified and highlighted with FreeConference’s icon and link to its website. As part of the partnership, instantconference.com and globalconference.com® numbers... Read More

FreeConference.com Makes History as one of PCWorld’s 10 All–Time Greatest Free Services

GLENDALE, CA — March 9, 2010 — FreeConference.com, the originator of free audio conference call services, was cited by PCWorld’s staff as one of the 10 all–time greatest free downloads and services. Ken Ford, CEO of Global Conference Partners, parent company of FreeConference, was both honored and touched to receive such a nod from one of the world’s most respected and authoritative sources of technology and computing. He comments, “This is an achievement that the whole FreeConference team can feel proud of. This business took years to build and has become a critical tool that many businesses and organizations depend on year after year.” FreeConference was an idea born in 2000 in response to the traditionally high cost of conference... Read More