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

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...

Let's Ring in the Joy! Call Santa and Watch the Magic Happen

2 kids call Santa on Santa's Hotline

By Cristina Varela

It’s that time of year again to call Santa! Santa’s Hotline is back and Santa is ready to hear from everyone — whether you’ve been naughty, nice or a little bit of both. Remember how a letter to Santa used to take days to reach the North Pole? And now he’s just a call away. Southern Living magazine is calling Santa’s Hotline “Brilliant.” Read More...

17 Things We’re Thankful for in 2017

Thanksgiving potluck 2017

Being thankful shouldn’t be an occasion — it should be a daily practice. But let’s face it: November is the month where we show the most gratitude. So in honor of Thanksgiving, we decided to share what we’re most thankful for here at FreeConferenceCall.com. So pull up a drumstick and check out the 17 items that made our shortlist. And Happy Thanksgiving!

  1. The most loyal customers in the world
  2. Co-workers that laugh often and generally kick butt
  3. The first sip of coffee
  4. Amazing company culture and environment
  5. Free lunch fridays
  6. The best CEO in the universe
  7. Creative freedom
  8. #LongBeachLife
  9. Warm sweaters in an ice-cold conference room
  10. Working from home in fuzzy socks and a baseball hat
  11. Bi-weekly snacks
  12. Heather’s perpetual candy supply
  13. Free chicken sandwiches for a year and good camping gear
  14. Work trips around the world
  15. Bean bag chairs in Customer Care
  16. Flu shots
  17. Wearing flip-flops to work

Trending in Tech: Video Conferencing Is Taking Names

Video calling technology for retail sales

Today, video calling is as commonplace as audio conferencing. It’s amazing that what began with expensive systems in high-end boardrooms has grown infinitely more affordable and accessible — and pocket-sized, thanks to the wealth of available video conferencing apps

Video Calling Options Abound

The IT decision-makers and end-users out there are spoiled for choice. Yet all video calling platforms are not created equal. There’s still a huge cost spectrum, ranging from exorbitantly expensive (still) to free-with-caveats (groan) to (yes) absolutely free. Beyond cost, video platforms sport a wide range of included features, from all-of-the-above to none at all. Read More...