Why Tutors, Teachers and Instructors Should Be Conference Calling

Everyone has heard about conference calls and their daily function in offices, linking up colleagues all over the world. If you think this is all conference calls are good for, however, you are sorely mistaken. Maybe you’re a private tutor or a sports trainer, and you think the teleconference has very little to do with you – think again. Conference calling offers a huge amount of benefits and opportunities for people in these fields. If you haven’t tried it out yet, why not start now? With WHYPAY? it’s completely free, and can be set up at the simple push of a button. If you do any type of teaching in […]

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How Many Participants is Too Many for a Conference Call?

Conference calls are an extremely useful business tool, and are constantly becoming more and more simple to make the most of. Still, that doesn’t mean that teleconferencing is always completely straightforward, and there are often a lot of considerations that must be addressed before hosting a call. One important thing to consider is the amount of participants that will be in your voice conference. There can definitely be such a thing as too many people in a call – after all, we have all heard the damage too many cooks can do to a broth. Often, the more people you have, the more likely you are to have issues. If […]

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How to Make Your Next Conference Call Free of Charge

Conference calling has swelled in popularity over recent years, and consequently become easier and easier to use. It’s probable that holding or participating in a teleconference has become almost an everyday activity – if it hasn’t maybe it should very soon – so that you can make better informed decisions in the work that you do. Some conference call bridges advertise themselves as free, despite coming with premium rate call charges or other hidden costs. But, don’t be disheartened, this does not mean there is no such thing as a free conference call. There certainly is, so make sure you’re doing all the things you should be to avoid incurring […]

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Should you hold a conference call instead of your next meeting?

Conference calling is ever growing in popularity, constantly becoming easier and easier to use, and even, with some conference bridges, free. It’s really likely that you’re coming across it more and more in your working life. But every time you’re starting to plan a meeting, maybe you should ask yourself whether a conference call might be a better option. So when is teleconferencing the right option? One of the important elements in your consideration should be how easy it is for everybody you need at the meeting to get there. If somebody is very far away, has young children or dependent family members, or is unwell, a conference call may […]

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Conference Calling for the Travelling Professional

In our modern, globalised world, we are blessed with the chance to travel all over the planet, taking in all the different cultures, climates and landscapes it has to offer. For some lucky individuals, this opportunity is even offered within their job. If you have the good fortune to fit into this category, you should seriously consider making use of conference calling services available to you. They can be the key to solving the difficulties that being a travelling professional can entail. There are so many different reasons for people to have to travel as part of their work, from travel journalists to CEOs to sportspeople to retail buyers, or […]

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5 Ways to Avoid Conference Call Disaster

Conference calls have the potential to have awkward hiccoughs and even become disastrous, if used by people who have not properly researched conference calling and have little experience. Below are ­­­­5 ways to ensure you have a smooth teleconference experience. Schedule in Advance Before you even start the call, make sure that you send clear invitations, with start and end times, as well as the PIN number and conference room number participants will need to access the call. Some teleconference providers can do this all for you, sending out automatic email invitations to your desired participants, and even creating a calendar attachment. This way, you avoid the problems that come with a participant forgetting […]

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Break That Ice – How to Conference Call with Strangers

Conference calling isn’t always easy or straightforward. For many, it’s an unfamiliar social situation, and comes with its own difficulties, as well as its own benefits. One thing that can make teleconferencing a unique – and sometimes challenging – experience, is that you speak to people who you have never, even now, met face to face. So, the first time you get together a group of people who don’t know each other, via a conference call, you might like to use some of these ideas to break the ice, and create a comfortable environment where people are eager to share their thoughts and come up with ideas together. Before a […]

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How to Be a Conference Call Guru – Understanding Vocal Cues

With conference calling being such a useful business tool, it may already be an important part of your working week. With experience, conference callers pick up certain tricks and tips that help boost teleconferencing success, but there is no doubt that conference calls come with their own unique challenges. In a face to face meeting, you can see your clients’ and colleague’s body language, but in a conference call, much more is left to the imagination. Of course, this may not seem like too big of an issue, and the benefits can certainly outweigh the cost, but body language is important – it can account for up to 55% of […]

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WHYPAY? Website Changes

To make it easier for our users to access and manage their WHYPAY? accounts, we recently made some changes to the website design for logged-in users. We wanted to make it easier for you to manage your rooms on any device, especially smart phones, so you might notice things look a bit different.     Our development team is still making tweaks to make sure your conferencing experience runs as smoothly as possible. We really encourage feedback about the site, and any tips and ideas our users can suggest to improve our service, so don’t hesitate to give us some feedback about our recent redesign! Email info@whypay.net. Phone 033 3443 […]

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How to Make Your Conference Call More Secure

With some conference bridges like WHYPAY? offering their services completely free of charge, and all the benefits of conference calling, it’s no wonder that the teleconference has become an everyday tool in the business world. As with any situation involving potential disclosure of sensitive, financial or legal details, security can be a concern that people want to know they need not worry about. With WHYPAY? there are several ways to ensure you can make your conference call more secure, giving yourself and your participants a little peace of mind. With WHYPAY?, you can generate a free conference call room in seconds, just pushing one button. This gives you a personal, […]

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