Category Archives: StartMeeting

The Road Less Traveled

Mike Miller, State Director with Smart Choice Agents and satisfied StartMeeting customer

Mike Miller, State Director with Smart Choice Agents and satisfied StartMeeting customer.

Mike Miller is a busy guy. Between travel commitments, training sessions, and trying to spend more time with his family, Miller has had little time to stop and catch his breath. This year, that all changed when he decided to make the switch to StartMeeting. Now, Miller's days are a little less hectic, a little more organized, and he couldn't be happier. "StartMeeting has truly changed my life," he admits. "Instead of spending seven days a month traveling, I've only been on the road four days this entire year!"Read More...

How Web Conferencing Can Benefit Your Business

If you're new to web conferencing, you'll find that there are plenty of benefits to hosting regular web meetings: it's cost effective, saves time, and can help you extend your business to remote clients. Below, we share five great reasons for making the switch to our convenient StartMeeting web conferencing product.

1.  Save money with less travel and more talk!
The New York Times estimated that businesses in the United States would spend approximately $273.3 billion on corporate travel expenses. Imagine expanding your business across borders without busting your travel budget. Our international web conferencing services make it easy to connect with remote clients, partners, and team members on the same call. Read More...

The Tech-Savvy Professor: Revolutionizing Classroom Technology with StartMeeting

Ronnie Cunningham, professor at Pasadena City College

“A first time experience for most of my students—and they loved it!”

Ronnie Cunningham is an adjunct professor at Pasadena City College, a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Teacher and Speaker, and the inspiring mind behind Growth by Design – Pasadena, an organization that facilitates the growth and development of individuals, faith-based organizations, businesses, and public sector agencies with leadership and technical experience.

As a FreeConferenceCall.com customer, Ronnie knew our collaborative tools could benefit a growing consulting business, but shortly after upgrading to StartMeeting, he realized that our screen sharing and presentation creation software had the potential to revolutionize the way he – and his students – attended class. Read More...

Study Shows Video Conferencing Could Save the Government $8 Billion

Businessman Working In Office At Home Looking At Laptop Smiling

We already know that video conferencing is a great way to reduce costs. Now, a study by the Telework Exchange shows that Federal workers could save up to $8 billion annually by using video conferencing.

The report suggests that even a 50% adoption rate of video conferencing by federal employees would result in 3.5 hours per week in productivity savings, or about$8 billion per year. 92% of survey respondents said increased video conferencing would save tax dollars, and 84% of respondents expect video conferencing usage to increase in the next 5 years. Read More...