July 1, 2011 in Communication, News
I am reminded of campfires and conference calls on these steamy hot days here in Iowa. What is the relationship, you may well ask between a conference call based on advanced technology and campfires that come out of our primeval past? It goes back to when I worked in Yellowstone National Park as a ranger. On those cool summer evenings. . . yes, cool, park visitors and myself would gather around the campfire to discuss and answer questions about the [...]
November 30, 2010 in News
Remember in fourth grade when you were dying to prove to your BFF Sally that Nelly really DID kiss David? You sneak into your parents room, heart racing, and dial Sally’s number. She picks up in a hurry – you whisper Nelly’s number as she initiates the infamous 3 way call. As she presses flash-number-flash with sweaty fingertips, the sound of two wheezy breathers echo across the line in between ominous rings.“Hello?” OH NO! It’s Sally’s Mom. You gulp. “ [...]
November 11, 2010 in News, Resources, Services
It is amazing how much we take for granted in the industry of which we work. Do the people (your clients) understand the language you use on a day-to-day basis? We would like to take this opportunity to define these four common terms: conference call, webinar, webcasting and web-conferencing.We are putting this document together as a resource for you to not only understand more thoroughly the technology you may be using, but with the intention to help you use these [...]
February 22, 2010 in News
Today Isabel and I celebrate our wedding anniversary. When we planned our wedding Isabel's sister could not pop over from London, England for health reasons. Another friend of the bride to be lived on Canada's Vancouver Island and could not get easily to our wedding venue in Naples Florida. As is common in our society, our friends and family were flung across the continent and world. So naturally we decided to use our conference calling bridge for the wedding service. [...]
November 30, 2009 in News
Steve Heaton, founder and president of Conference Calls Unlimited, announced today that his company will launch a new version of its website on Wednesday 2 December 2009 at 1 PM. Steve says, "Our new website makes it much easier for customers to use our services. To accomplish this we shifted to an Adobe Flash format. Flash offers a more appealing visual experience while making our site easier for customers to navigate to the services they need." Why December 2nd? Steve [...]
September 24, 2009 in News
Building healthy sustainable American Indian Communities is the theme of a broadcast here in Fairfield, Iowa beginning Friday morning September 25th. President Clinton will make introductory remarks at the conference. For more information and to register go to http://www.americanindiansustainableconference.org/
May 19, 2009 in News
I just received my first Twitter invitation and am not sure how to handle it. On my part there is a certain reluctance to join one of these online social networking affairs that take me further adrift from the great outdoors where the greatest twitterers reside.
May 18, 2009 in News
By summer AirTran will offer WiFi on all of its flights. What does this mean for the traveller? Obviously, research on the web can be done. From the conference call and web conference perspective the question arises will the service be consistent enough that you can join conference calls via Skype, attend web conferences while in the air or drop in on scheduled webinars. It would also include videoconferencing in the air, but the videoconferencing aspirant may need better lighting [...]
May 5, 2009 in News, Web Conferencing
This Friday a Webinar called Meditation: New Help for Stressed-Out Kids starts at 11 AM (ET). Recent research on Transcendetnal Meditation technique and ADHD has encouraging results in prmoting academic achievement and reducing anxiety, depression and substance abuse. You can visit the David Lynch Foundation website for more information, the presenting researchers and to register for this event.
May 4, 2009 in News
Businesses have begun making plans to address the swine flu situation. This Washington Post article addresses this hot topic.