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6 Free Video Conferencing Features That Empower Remote Working

One of the many factors every digital nomad, and remote team starting up their business has to consider on a regular basis is finding a clear, reliable, free video conferencing platform. After all, we are living in the remote working era. Being adequately hooked up to wifi with all the technological bells and whistles to stay connected wherever you are, from smack dab in the middle of a bustling city to a farmhouse in the country, is a necessity. And so is video conferencing you can depend on with features that empower remote work. Read on to discover exactly which ones enable more productive and less tiresome meetings – for free! 6. Get Started In The Online Meeting Room If... Read More

Boardroom promises to make and keep in 2019

5 Ways To Master Online Meetings In The Boardroom With the new year just around the corner, it’s time to set some new goals and objectives to up the ante with your business’s online meetings. Not only are they made more effective with excellent presentation skills, vocal projection and visually appealing slides, it’s also about keeping people checked in with reliable technology and more efficient ways of communicating ideas. The last thing you want is to catch someone zoning out, staring out the window or checking their phone! By using video conferencing to have important online meetings, whether to pitch to a client or communicate with members in an overseas office, you can expect higher member attendance, better productivity, hard-working... Read More

What to look for in a podcast hosting service

So now you’re ready to find a suitable podcast hosting service. After all the blood, sweat and tears that have gone into perfecting your podcast, you need the perfect host to make your hard work get noticed. But with so many viable options out there, how’s one supposed to choose what’s best? You’re probably asking yourself questions like, where should I host my podcast? What’s the best podcast hosting site? How much should I be paying? Let’s face it. You’ve already racked your brain and creative juices to come up with a stellar podcast, the hosting part should be easy! Every podcaster has different wants and needs, but there are a few things no one can do without. Here’s exactly... Read More

How Video Conferencing Can Make You a Better Teacher in 2019

When you hear the words “video conferencing,” what pops into your head? Corporate boardrooms? Long tables with lots of chairs? CEOs huddled together discussing plans for the next quarter? Now, try replacing that image with a classroom filled with middle school children in the city or a small, private class in the middle of a jungle. Believe it or not, the ways in which video conferencing can be used to enhance education are plenty and very advantageous! It’s an educational tool that not only creates more student engagement, but it also makes history, geography and any other class all that more interesting. But as a teacher, how exactly can you use video conferencing to its full potential? Here are 5... Read More

iotum Inc Unveils New WhiteBoard Feature, Available on FreeConference.com

Toronto (January 3, 2019) — iotum Inc has just unveiled a new whiteboard feature on its FreeConference.com platform, allowing users to collaborate with their online meeting participants in real-time to draw, place shapes, erase, and add text during an online conference call. This new feature represents iotum’s continued pursuit to create more productive meetings, and is meant to emulate a real whiteboard that might be present in an actual boardroom. — “The whiteboard feature has been highly requested”, explains Jason Martin, CEO of iotum Inc. “We’re always listening to our customers, and we’re happy that we could give them something that they really value”. — The new whiteboard feature can be accessed from the web and desktop app, and will... Read More

How Green Startups Are Using Video Conferencing Solutions To Save The Planet

How Green Startups Are Using Video Conferencing Solutions To Reduce Their Carbon Footprint The businesses of the future are poised to improve the professional landscape in many ways. Specifically, new startups in Canada and the United States are putting an increasing focus on green initiatives, or practices that minimize the harm that their business operations do to the environment. While the institutions of the past have maintained that profits are the single most important part of doing business, the business leaders of tomorrow also think about their place in the world at large, and how to be stewards of it. If you are a business owner or a startup employee, you should take note of this trend. Thanks to video... Read More

Kyle’s Favorite Podcasts: Have You Heard Of Any Of These 4 Podcasts?

I know what you’re probably wondering: who are you, and why should I give a damn about your favorite podcasts? Well, that is a question for the philosophers. The point is that I’ve been listening to podcasts for quite some time, and I’ve got some recommendations that I think you’ll like. And if that’s not enough to convince you, too bad. You already clicked on the article. You might as well see what it says. #1 The Joe Rogan Experience Not everyone is a fan of Joe Rogan’s off-the-cuff, conversational style and his fixation on fighting, comedy, and psychedelics. That’s fine; the real gems of this podcast are the guests. From Chris Hadfield to Lance Armstrong to (most recently) Elon... Read More

Got Some Time Off During The Holidays? Listen to These 5 Christmas Podcasts To Pass Time

Pass Time During The Holiday Season With These Holiday Podcasts Whether you’re on a flight to somewhere warm, about to get into a car to your meet your family, or are just staying home for the holidays, you are sure to have some free time this December. For both longtime podcasting fans and newcomers to podcasting, now is the perfect time to start listening to some Christmas podcasts to get you into a festive mood. Even if you’re not the type to celebrate the holidays, you’re sure to like a few of these podcasts. Why? I think you’ll find that there is more to Christmas podcasts than you think. The Moth Podcast: Holiday Specials The Moth Podcast is a community... Read More

Go Green This New Year: Conduct Paperless Meetings With a Video Conferencing Solution

Cut Out The Cost of Paper & Go Virtual With a Video Conferencing Solution HR departments across the globe churn out reams of used paper every year as part of their day-to-day business activities. Although this paper is recycled into other usable materials, companies everywhere could save a lot of time and money by using a video conferencing solution to go “paperless”. This new year, consider adding the commitment to going paperless to your business objectives for 2019. Aside from what you could save, it could also make things easier. Meetings and Interviews Made Simple Interviews can be a laborious and time consuming process. Instead of booking and travelling between meeting rooms, why not use a video conferencing solution like... Read More

Why Pop-Up Training Matters: Use Free Screen Sharing To Avoiding Skill Expiration

How to Use Free Screen Sharing To Avoid Skill Expiration For Your Team It is no secret that a person’s skills tend to decline if they aren’t used. This problem becomes more difficult to solve when you are dealing with remote teams that you can’t easily check in with from time to time. So what’s a manager of a remote team to do? The answer is pop-up training using free screen sharing. Screen sharing allows one meeting participant to share their screen with the rest of the assembly in real-time, meaning that as a manager, you can now tell your remote workers to share what they remember, instead of just telling you verbally.     Pop-up training keeps remote teams... Read More