Businesses that need phone conferencing should understand the benefits of offering toll-free conference calls. What does “toll-free conference call” mean? Can it increase meeting attendance? Does a free-to-call number increase the perceived value of the call? How does toll-free conference calling increase your company's credibility? How Toll-Free Conference Calls Work A toll-free conference call means the participant does not have to pay long-distance charges to join. Participants get a toll-free number and an access code. At the scheduled time of […]
At Conference Calls Unlimited, and many other conferencing services, there are two main types of phone conferencing: toll and toll-free. While these terms may be familiar to you, do you know what they mean in regards to conference calling? Why or when would a business choose one type over the other? What can a conference participant expect to experience when they dial in with a regular phone number versus a toll-free number? These are some of the questions we want […]
In business, there’s always a need to train employees, whether it’s introducing new hires to essential company information or the entire office to new technology or software. In education, there’s the opportunity to open up courses to a wider audience by offering virtual options for those that can’t attend class in person. Both of these needs are addressed by using conference calls for virtual learning opportunities. By employing audio conferencing, visual elements through web conferencing, and all of the modern […]
Many individuals who rely heavily on phone conferencing and web conferencing do so because they work from home or from outside the office frequently. Whether you do freelance or remote work, run a business out of your home office, or have a flexible schedule that allows you to conduct some work from home, chances are you very much rely on connecting with people over the phone or internet to get your business done. Because working from home grows increasingly popular […]
We talk a lot about conference calls, conferencing services, and the reasons why using these services is beneficial for business. There are typically a lot of features to discuss and compare when deciding on a service, and quality is always a major consideration. But what does quality in conference calls mean? That requires getting into how conference calling works in the first place. Let’s talk about the technology and systems working invisibly behind your phone when you join a traditional […]
With so many conference call services out there today, there are always new terms added to the teleconferencing industry lexicon. Particularly with the advent of video conferencing, it seems like there is always a new service to combine yet more features into the same calling and virtual meeting service. But as an individual or small business owner shopping around for these services, you are probably simply thinking, but what does it all mean? Let’s lay out some of the common […]
Do you need to set up a reliable phone conferencing or web conferencing service for your business, but don’t know where to begin? With all of the free and paid services available out there, it can be hard to sift through and compare the many service features offered to find something that will be right for your business and reliable through the weeks, months, or years you plan to use it. Ask yourself, or a sales agent with the conferencing […]
Are you wondering how to do a webinar? If so you have come to the right place. If you would first like a little more information on webinars, you may want to check out this post, Defining Terms: Webinar. Webinar leaders can reach hundreds of thousands of people, but its like herding cats (see video at the end of this post). Each participant comes with a different set of expectations and attention span.
What is toll free conferencing? With toll free phone conferencing your service provider provides you with an 800 toll free number that your participants can call into at no cost to them.
In my last post (Shawn Frey Story) I gave you an eagles-eye view of the benefits that I and my employers received by my active facilitation of 80 plus conference calls. Basically, I told you about all the rewards and none of the negatives…