In case you haven’t heard, this October is FreeConferenceCall.com’s 15th anniversary. And, we’ve been celebrating in style. Founder and CEO, David Erickson, has a special thank-you for our customers around the world.
When radio host, entrepreneur and Eliances founder David Cogan gets together for a chat with FreeConferenceCall.com founder and CEO David Erickson, business acumen (and analogies) start flowing. Here are a few highlights:
By Kelly Kincaid
My aunt is a self-proclaimed non-techie. She lives on a remote farmhouse in rural Maine and communicates with the outside world using a flip phone and a landline. Her desktop and tablet are, by and large, collecting dust. Last week, I tried to change that. We spent an hour on a call, walking ever so slowly through the process of downloading various apps.
Seriously, folks. In 2016, the U.S. has seen record snowstorms, floods, heat domes, droughts and firestorms. Now, hurricane season is upon us. And as Ari Sarsalari of Weather Channel asserts, Hurricane Matthew is no joke. At FreeConferenceCall.com, our thoughts are with all the residents and first responders dealing with this situation throughout the Southeast.
The telecom industry has changed drastically over the last few decades — and particularly in the last 15 years, the way we conference has been disrupted. Calling long-distance toll numbers used to be more costly than toll-free, depending on the time of day or day of the week. Toll-free service was also seen as a professional courtesy because the host of the conference call picked up all the charges.