10 Best Conference Call Services for Small Businesses
Small businesses, especially startups, need to be efficient while also being collaborative. Exchanging ideas is very important for small business innovations. Dozens of conference call services aim to fulfill this need. We’ve compiled a list of 10 easy-to-use conference call services we think are great for any small business: 1. Free Conference This service requires a name and email address to set up an instant...
Top 10 Business Apps for Boosting Your Career
Today, smartphones and people are joined at the hip. Everyone knows that phones are just about the handiest gadgets around, but for an ambitious, career-oriented individual, your smartphone could be your best friend too. With hundreds of new apps being launched every day, no matter what you’re looking for, you can be sure there’s an app for that. Many nascent apps can be extremely useful...
One-Touch Conference Calls from Your Wrist
The Apple Watch has been a game changer in the wearables industry. It was the most highly anticipated wearable device to date, which is apparent from its initial sales - it was completely sold out by the time of its official launch on April 24. To some degree, the Apple Watch did change the way iPhone users were interacting with their smartphones. However, there were...
Effective Meetings - 9 Common Mistakes To Avoid
Outsourcing and globalization have produced geographically diverse companies that operate in multiple countries and continents, and comprised of remote teams whose members are working in various time zones. Although technology solutions like conference calling apps and Skype have helped facilitate effective collaboration in such cases, even with the latest and greatest technologies people still make mistakes while communicating during a remote meeting. Here are 9...
3 Easy Hacks for Effective Conference Calling on iPhone
Even with the availability of Skype and other communication channels, traditional conference calls remain one of the most common popular medium for business meetings. Many executives still prefer iPhone conference call apps for communicating with remote teams members using their iPhone devices. Although they are a great tool, dialing into conference calls can be a pain if you’re dialing in from your smartphone. Since you...
How to Run an Effective Scrum with a REMOTE Team
Scrums are a great way to format team meetings as they help ensure that everyone is laser-focused (especially if they are ‘tech-free’), meeting Spring goals, and increasing the efficiency of meetings in terms of results. Converting that success with meetings that involve remote teams however is more difficult. It takes specific planning, targeted technology and items to focus on. Why include a remote team in...
3 Best Alternatives to the Tempo Smart Calendar
One of the best things about smartphones is that they allow you to have everything in one place - contacts, emails, weather, notes and so many other things. The best apps are those that integrate a number of features allowing you to multi-task while only using one app. For many iPhone users, the Tempo Smart Calendar was their ‘go to’ calendar app. It wasn’t just...
Three Proven Ways of Getting the Most Out of Your Commute
According to the US Census Bureau, American workers spend an average of 51 minutes commuting every day. The need to stay focused on the road precludes us from using that time for most work-related activities. But just because you can’t check email or surf the web doesn’t mean that time has to be completely wasted. Returning Phone Calls Although you can’t tackle your email while...
Top 10 Apps That Can Literally Save Your Life
When we hear the word ‘app’ many of us think of Candy Crush and other games and time fillers, but not all apps are meant for entertainment. There are a number of apps that could save your life—or the life of someone around you. So, open up your App Store and start downloading these top 10 apps that can literally save your life… American Red Cross...