Top Tips for Working from Home With Kids

Mom working from home with kids

Being a work-from-home parent might sound like a dream — but could easily feel more like a nightmare scenario. And strategies for working from home with kids have to evolve just as quickly as those kids grow. And they grow fast, as we all know. Today, you might be awesome at typing away while that sweet little newborn sleeps on your chest. Oh, enjoy it. Because tomorrow, you’ll be explaining to a toddler why you can’t play right now. And so on. Read More...

Oh, the Weather Outside Is Frightful. Work From Home With FreeConferenceCall.com

Young woman working from home with coffee, blanket and tablet

It’s January. The bulk of the country has some long months of cold ahead, and with no twinkly holiday lights to soften the effect. 

At FreeConferenceCall.com, we don’t blame you for wanting to stay under that cozy comforter instead of getting ready for work. We don’t judge if you want to wear pajamas all day — even if those pajamas have feet, and you’re a grown adult. (Ok, we might a judge a little.) And we certainly don’t mind if you decide to forego the office for the snuggly fabulousness of your couch. Read More...

The 2017 Year in Review: Going Borderless at FreeConferenceCall.com

This past year at FreeConferenceCall.com, we have focused on evolving our brand so it more representative of how our customers use our services — and innovating based on newly-available technologies. It’s all about setting the stage for future success. To kick things off, we refreshed our mission statement to inspire our team and our users. We provide “a borderless platform that bridges countries and collaborators, creating a space where we can freely connect, share and innovate — without cost and without limits.” Read More...

Ask the Expert: How to Boost Sales Using FreeConferenceCall.com

Yvette King at FreeConferenceCall.com

By Cristina Varela

You might not know her name. But if you’ve gone to a Mary Kay show recently, you’d definitely recognize her face. Yvette King is our trade show manager at FreeConferenceCall.com, and she’s been at every Mary Kay Seminar and Mary Kay Leadership show for the past five years. Since Yvette won’t be able to make it to Atlanta in January (see photo for explanation), I thought we should at least benefit from her wisdom. So I sat down with our resident expert to learn more about our Mary Kay customers and how they can boost sales and better support their businesses using our service. Read More...

Tell ‘Em How You Really Feel: FreeConferenceCall.com Launches Emojis for Chat

Meeting emojis from FreeConferenceCall.com

By Cristina Varela

In today’s world, less text is more. It seems like we can hardly be bothered to spell out a word or phrase in full (at least, imho) when sending a message. We acronym and abbreviate and emoji our way to communication clarity. Here at FreeConferenceCall.com, we figured it was time to give our users the ability to communicate as naturally as possible. So we’re thrilled to launch a custom set of conferencing Freemojis® plus a full keyboard of emojis. Read More...

9 Ways to Boost Engagement During Online Conference Calls

Businesswoman makes online conference call on device

By Chloe Brittain, Guest Blogger

Web conferencing technology is a powerful tool for connecting team members in different time zones and making remote collaboration possible. The drawback is that – compared to a traditional face-to-face setting – online conference calls can make it easier for attendees to disengage, whether they’re checking email, texting, or simply zoning out on the call. Read More...