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Next Stop on Dave’s Speaking Tour: New Orleans, Louisiana

By Haley Steinhauser, Director of Public Relations and Social Media

Hello, hello! As I landed in the airport yesterday morning, I heard a fellow passenger tell her friend, “Everything in New Orleans is a good idea.” Ain’t that the truth! The atmosphere is electric, the people are gracious, the food is out of this world and the music is lively. The perfect city for a conference! Read More...

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How to Have a Successful International Meeting

Here’s how to have a successful international meeting in seven simple steps:

  1. Decide which type of virtual meeting you want to hold
  2. Prepare for the meeting, including developing an agenda
  3. Decide a time and day for the meeting to be held
  4. Use the best international meeting hosting service for you
  5. Ensure that participants will attend the meeting
  6. Conduct the meeting efficiently and encourage participation from all attendees
  7. Follow-up after the meeting

While hosting an international meeting may sound simple enough, it’s easy to underestimate the amount of thought and preparation that a successful international meeting requires. Read More...

How to Promote a Webinar Online

By Bridgette Pereda, Project Manager at FreeConferenceCall.com

Here’s how to promote a webinar online in four simple steps:

  1. Decide who should present the webinar.
  2. Choose the best time and date to host your webinar.
  3. Choose the right webinar hosting platform for you.
  4. Promote your webinar with the help of blog posts, emails, an optimized landing page, notification bars, reminders and incentives.

Though it may not be apparent, the ways in which you promote a webinar are almost as important as the content of the webinar itself. Read More...

This Earth Day Go Green With Free Conference Calling

We don’t mean to brag, but Earth Day is coming up, and we’ve got this whole reducing- carbon-emissions thing wrapped up.

If you’re less of a “reduce, reuse, recycle” person and more of a “looking to help the environment with minimal effort” kind of person, we have something for you to try. Hint: it’s conference calling. Read More...

Bootstrapping Your Start-Up: Why You Shouldn’t Take Venture Capital

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By: FreeConferenceCall.com Founder & CEO David Erickson

As a successful entrepreneur, I am often asked to offer my best advice for those looking to start their own companies. My answer: Don’t take the money. Venture capital isn’t always what it is cracked up to be. Focus on what matters — being a CEO, building your products and your company culture. You may not have seen that one coming. When you’re ready to take your new business off the ground, securing equity can feel like the only thing that will actually move your start-up forward. We are often trained to believe that money equals success and validation. If you don’t receive money for your idea, is your company really worth anything? Read More...