Conference calling has become a pretty universal component of conducting day-to-day business in all kinds of different fields. From education and medicine to finance and politics, and even areas which are more typically associated with real, live action like sports and musical concerts.
Really, it isn’t a question of if conference calling is useful to your professional life, but rather of just how useful it can be. And one of the things which could help a lot of businesses in just a matter of seconds is switching to genuinely free conference calls, rather than paying for monthly subscriptions or pricey per-call services.
Here at WHYPAY? we calculate how much money our users are saving on conference calls by comparing the cost of calling our 03 number (usually FREE) with the costs of calling 7 alternative conference providers in the UK.
It doesn’t matter too much how large your organisation is. Huge corporations and tiny prayer groups alike can save time & money, improve communication efficiency and gain green credentials by making more conference calls.
It’s up to you (or your seniors) whether you choose to measure the impacts internally. You could go full nerd-mode and meticulously compare travel times, costs and estimated emissions before and after a conference calling phase. Or you can simply start replacing at least some of your face-to-face meetings with conference calls, knowing that the advantages will having a real effect in the background.