With so many people using their mobile devices on the go these days, if you’re planning on using a free calling app to host your next conference call, it’s important that the app you choose be compatible with the devices participants will be using. After all, 33 percent of people use their smartphone to video conference.
Web conferencing can be a fantastic way for companies to save money and time, efficiently exchange information and connect with attendees from all over the country and even the world.
Businesses are starting to take note, too—a recent report found that video conferencing usage more than doubled over a span of just two years across multiple industries.
Ring, Ring. It’s the internet calling — and it’s your boss, so you might want to pick up.
Chances are, you go to or call into a lot of meetings. In the United States alone, there are an average of 11 million meetings held daily according to a recent study, which means that finding the free tools to make these meetings less dreadful and a whole lot more practical is crucial to getting through your work week feeling accomplished and efficient. That’s where voice over internet protocol comes in — or VoIP.
By Eugene Tcipnjatov, FreeConferenceCall.com Chief Technology Officer
On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) is preparing to roll out its new consumer-friendly data protection law known as the General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. The new rule requires that businesses make it easy for consumers to understand how their data is used and voluntarily consent to data collection. It also requires companies to provide a compelling reason for data collection and give people access to their information and the right to delete or correct inaccurate data.
These are the ways that video conferencing can save money for businesses:
- Cutting down on wasted time.
- Maximizing efficiency.
- Eliminating any potential travel costs.
Here, we’ll discuss why video conferencing is beneficial for many businesses, why video conferencing is a popular option, what types of video conferencing are available and the times when businesses should opt to use video conferencing.
For any startup company, the budget is a major concern when determining which tools to use. Luckily, there is a wealth of free tools available that can help startups grow their profits and increase their efficiency.
Here’s how to have a successful international meeting in seven simple steps:
- Decide which type of virtual meeting you want to hold
- Prepare for the meeting, including developing an agenda
- Decide a time and day for the meeting to be held
- Use the best international meeting hosting service for you
- Ensure that participants will attend the meeting
- Conduct the meeting efficiently and encourage participation from all attendees
- 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.