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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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10 Conference Call Tips for Effective and Productive Meetings

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While face to face meetings are probably still the most effective way for a lot of people to get something done, conference calls remain a necessary and important part of doing business. With employees and workforces continuing to spread further and further apart, conference calls are often the only way that necessary participants can all come together for a meeting.

Conference calls are usually quick, effective, and take less time to setup than physical meetings. Plus, they are easier to schedule than in-person meetings, thanks to the fact that no one has to travel to a central location in order to participate. Whether you need to host a brainstorming session, solve a vexing problem, or make an important decision, conference calls are the perfect solution to bringing the right people together.

So, how do you host an effective and productive conference call? In this post we’ll cover some of the most fundamental conference call tips for leading productive calls. Whether you’re leading your first meeting, or just want to push your business to have more effective calls, these tips will help you get the most out of every single conference call.

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Learn the Basics: How to Set Up the Perfect Conference Call

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Setting up conference calls can seem daunting. But with this helpful guide, we’ll help you figure out how to set up the perfect conference call in no time.

Let’s be real. Conference calls can be divisive. Everyone in your office probably has an opinion about how to set up a conference call correctly, and most likely, they are jaded about it. But don’t worry about bad attitudes! We’ll walk through step-by-step how to set up an effective conference call that is also time-saving!

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Conference Call Etiquette You Didn’t Know You Needed

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Conference calls can be intimidating. Especially if there are a lot of people on the call, you’re trying impress a potential client, or there are language barriers between international participants of the call.

The best way to ensure that you and your company come across in a positive light during a conference call is by following simple conference call etiquette.

If you’ve ever been on a phone conference before, you’re likely aware that there’s an unspoken code of behavior that is very different from regular calls. The introduction of additional callers plus the potential complications from adding phone conferencing technology into the mix can make things complicated.

If you haven’t done a conference call, however, then you might not know about the commonly agreed upon set of rules that accompany them. And it’s not your fault! These guidelines aren’t formally taught in any school, even though everyone seems to know them. Here are a few tips to make sure your conference calls go off without a hitch.

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What Sets Conference Calling Companies Apart?

what sets conference calling companies apart Even in 2019, conference calling is still a huge part of doing business. No matter what type of company or how many employees you have, conference calling remains one of the easiest, low-barrier-to-entry solutions to getting a bunch of people on the same page at once. Technology and the internet have definitely changed the landscape of doing business over the past two decades, but even as technologies advance there is one communication tool that has stayed strong: the telephone. Its history is long and its use is essentially ubiquitous worldwide. As far as anyone can tell, telephone calls and conference calling aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. With nearly every single company in need of a conference calling solution of one kind or another, what factors go into choosing between all the different options out there? We’ll take a look at everything from dedicated lines, to PIN-free calling, to pricing options, so you can make an informed decision about which conference calling solution is going to be the best fit for your company. Read More

Earnings Calls and Large Webinars

When our founders started Branded Bridge Line in 2012, they didn’t imagine that hundreds of people would be on a conference– much less thousands of conference participants. But we discovered that big companies and big brands also want that same polished, professional, customizable solution that we created for routine conference calls. Since then,  we’ve had so much interest,  we have launched the first totally branded solution for earnings casts, etc.    We can support as many callers as you invite, and provide an economical, crystal clear audio solution that you can trust day in and day out. The workflow of these large calls is naturally a bit different,  and we’d be happy to give you a demonstration of how easy it is to set up.   Just reach out in chat and we’ll get any questions cleared up.