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Free Conferencing Corporation of America and Founder David Erickson Named as Finalists for 2007 American Business AwardsSM

Free Conferencing Corp. Selected as Finalist for Best Overall Company and David Erickson for Best Executive for Fifth Annual Stevie® Awards

Long Beach, CA (May 15, 2006) – Free Conferencing Corporation of America, the leading provider of FREE one-to-many collaborative communications solutions, today announced Simple Voice Box 2.0, the industry’s first FREE unlimited length voice mailbox system. Free Conferencing Corp. has enhanced Simple Voice Box 2.0 with a range of new features, providing the capability to easily record a message and allow individuals and groups to dial-in, listen and even respond to it by leaving a voice mail. This new service provides organizations and businesses of all sizes with a powerful tool to communicate and collaborate with employees, partners, customers and prospects.

New features of Simple Voice Box 2.0 include: support for Real Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds via podcast, superior voice quality, improved voice box controls, an easy to use online account management tool, message notifications via email, and an optional listener response feature.

“The Simple Voice Box service is ideal for organizations that are looking to streamline the process of leaving a voicemail message for multiple individuals,” explained David Erickson, founder, Free Conferencing Corporation of America. “Once users set up their Simple Voice Box , they simply instruct participants to dial into a central number and then enter an extension to listen to the message. It is an extremely easy and direct process, and the best part – it’s FREE! None of our competitors can make that claim.”

Simple Voice Box is a full-featured service, which utilizes state-of-the-art equipment to provide the best service possible to its customers. With the new online voice box administration feature in version 2.0, users can log in via the web and download, listen and/or delete new or old messages, and upload new greetings as well. Additionally, the service provides the capability to access all messages via telephone.

Beyond requiring a new primary dial-in number, existing Simple Voice Boxusers will not visually notice any changes to the new version of the service. The most powerful enhancement to version 2.0 is support for RSS feeds via podcast, which provides users with the capability to download messages to their iPod or other mobile devices. It will also allow users to stream audio files directly from the web. Other features of this service include:

  • Superior Voice Quality Simple Voice Box 2.0 provides cleaner sound than the previous version
  • SImproved Voice Box Controls The key strokes to manage a voice box are simpler and consistent throughout all of the functions
  • Easy To Use Online Account Management Tool Simple Voice Box 2.0 allows users to view and maintain their voice box online
  • SMessage Notification via Email Users are able to receive a message via email alerting them of new messages
  • Optional Listener Response Feature – Users can turn the option on or off for taking messages

Simple Voice Box 2.0is available FREE without a commitment. There is no long-term contract required when signing up for this service and users may terminate their account at any time, no questions asked. This hassle-free service provides users with a communications medium to get their message across to other individuals quickly, easily and efficiently.

“This service is a valuable business tool to disseminate information to a group of people,” added Erickson. “Our number one priority is to provide our customers with the highest levels of quality, and Simple Voice Box is a testament to that commitment, and offers an ideal complement to our expanding lineup of FREE services.”

For more information regarding the Simple Voice Box service, please visit or call (844) 844-1322.

About Free Conferencing Corporation of America

Free Conferencing Corporation of America, with headquarters in Long Beach, California, is THE leading provider of FREE, one-to-many collaborative communications solutions. The company’s flagship solution offers a high-quality, reservation-less conferencing service that is extremely easy to use. With more than 200,000 registrants and more joining daily, over 100 Fortune 500 companies are presently optimizing as well as public sector agencies. Unlike other competitive offerings from paid and non-paid audio conferencing services,’s pioneering all digital network is built on voice routers versus analog-based conference bridges that can be prone to static and other noise. uses the PSTN (public switched telephone network) to deliver unparalleled, high-quality audio conferencing. For more information, visit or call (844) 844-1322.