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How to Develop Your Brand’s “Sound” Through Conference Calling

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First impressions are everything. And any branding expert will tell you that every interaction you have with clients and potential clients is an opportunity to reinforce your brand. You’ve taken the time to develop fully fleshed out branding materials (logo, website, office decor, etc), you shouldn’t leave out your conference calls! 

We often think of conference calling as a tedious requirement to doing business, but it can be so much more! With the right preparation, follow-through and conferencing service, you can extend your brand all the way through to your conferencing. When trying to land potential clients, a branded conference line could just be the tipping point.

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Conference Call Humor That Everyone In The Office Can Relate To

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Life in the office can get… tedious. When you work in the same office, with the same people, and sometimes even at the exact same desk for years, you’ve got to find ways to make things interesting. Enter: conference call humor. 

TV characters are allowed to take pranks to the next level but in most offices we have to find less painful and less distracting ways to have fun while working. And what better place to start than (what seems like the bane of everyone’s existence) the “dreaded” phone conference. Do you know any good conference call jokes? 

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How to Properly Lead a Conference Call

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If you’ve been tasked with conducting a phone meeting, it can be intimidating especially if you don’t know how to lead a conference call. There are a lot of moving parts and depending on the circumstances, a lot might be riding on the success of the call.  

But don’t worry. Learning how to lead a conference call is fairly straightforward. We’ve put together a list of the essentials that will help you properly lead a phone conference without missing a beat. Plus, Branded Bridge Line’s phone conferencing service is a powerful tool that can help you lead conference calls like a pro.

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How To Take Effective Conference Call Notes

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Taking conference call notes can seem like a menial task. But it’s not! Meeting notes are vital to a business’ productivity as they hold the key to transforming conference calls from literal talk into actual action.  

And while taking notes might seem simple, there’s a lot more that goes into taking good conference call notes than meets the eye. Taking notes is a science. And if you already know how to take minutes for a meeting, you’re well on your way to being able to take great notes for a conference call. 

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What To Look For In An International Conference Call Provider

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With the advent of the internet and the prevalence of social media, more and more companies are finding it easier and easier to conduct their businesses internationally. International markets are literally a click or a tap away now, and depending on your industry you might already be doing business in countries across the globe. 

While conducting international business might open your company up to untapped markets and profits, it also carries with it certain complications. Not the least of which is communication. Beyond language barriers, how do you break through the initial logistics of simply connecting with your clients and colleagues in various countries around the world? 

Email can be an effective mode of communication for simple and straightforward communication, but the day-to-day of running an international business requires regular, larger meetings. And since airfare doesn’t seem to be getting any cheaper, face-to-face meetings are typically out of the question (not to mention all the time lost in travel).  

This is where international conference calling comes into play. As any business knows, conference calls are still the most effective and efficient way to conduct meetings where more than one attendee is remote. And while lots of phone conferencing services provide international calling in some form or another, there are certain features to look for in an international conference call provider that will make your experience with international conferencing that much better. 

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Before You Buy: Must-Have Conference Call Features

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With all of the conference call providers on the market today, it can be a tough choice picking which one is actually going to be right for you and your company. Everyone has different needs. And when it comes to conference call providers, even though they all offer the same basic service, there are some features that differentiate others from the pack. 

Conference calls are still the preferred and most effective way to conduct remote meetings across industries. No matter what kind of business you run, and no matter how big or how small it is, it’s almost certain that you have some need for conference calling.  

But which features are you actually going to use? We take a look at some of the most important conference call features to help you choose which provider is going to be right for you. 

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How to Choose the Best Conference Call Provider

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Even in 2019 with the increased use of the internet, texting, emailing, and video chats, conference calling remains the best way to conduct meetings in many scenarios. Whether you’re holding an informal meeting with members of a small team, or you need to host a huge investor update meeting, conference calls are the perfect format to easily and effectively bring everyone together. 

Phone calls are simple and familiar. Plus, you can get a lot more accomplished on a conference call than you can on a long chain of emails. With everyone together at the same time, you can get answer to questions, review progress, and even assign out tasks and action items. 

So, with conference calling as a necessary business tool, how do you pick the best conference call provider? There are tons of different phone conferencing service providers out there and while each one offers the same core conferencing features, there are some key differences that will come into play as you choose which one is right for you. 

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The Versatility of a Free Conference Call App

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Conference calls are unavoidable.  If you are work, volunteer, or are a part of any organization, you will likely have to participate in a conference call along the way.  This is especially true for people who work remotely or travel a lot for business.

Conference calls have gotten a bad rap because some conference call companies make joining a conference call difficult with long access codes and different phone numbers depending on where you’re joining.  So if conference calls are necessary part of your life, you should explore the versatility and ease of using a free conference call app to join your next meeting.

Conference call apps simplify access and can even provide financial benefits.  In this article, we’ll explore some of the time-saving and cost-saving benefits of using a conference call app to access your conference call meetings.

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How Conference Calling is an Extension of Your Brand

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Whether your company is just starting out or you’re well-established in your industry, you probably already know that business credibility is the most valuable currency you can have. Establishing strong credibility can help you find the best employees and land the biggest clients. It’s vital for you to maintain and expand your business’ credibility at every possible opportunity. 

So, what are some easy ways of establishing credibility in business? Well, these might not be easy, but here are some tips to help you identify what sets your business apart in terms of credibility and how you can leverage your brand to promote and reiterate at every opportunity. 

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Go PIN-Free: 4 Conference Calling Features You Never Knew Existed

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Have mundane conference calls got you down? Tired of being sold on features you don’t need? Wish you could infuse your phone conferencing with features you’d actually use? Well, it’s hard to identify what features you’re missing if you don’t even know they exist. Here are four conference calling features you never knew existed but will change your conferencing for the better.

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