Working remotely means remote communications: trainings, conversations, interviews, sales meetings, presentations, tech support, and so on. I was using webex at $49/month until freeconferencing came out with their webinar software.
Benefits of freeconferencing:
- It’s FREE (and so is the conference call line you use to dial in! I’ve been using this for a couple years and it works great)
- Simple setup
- Browser based
- Recording, screensharing, chat
- Connecting to Skype is easy. For an international traveler who is conscious of international roaming, this is a big one!
I’ve been testing it side by side with webex and there’s no downside. Even for a newly released product it’s been great. If anyone has had any other experiences, please let me know. Otherwise, highly recommended not just for cost savings on the software, but also on phone call costs for the world traveler.
DimDim sounds like it might be up your ally.Its a free metenig place for up to 20 people.They provide whiteboard, chat, video, audio, desktop sharing.It can also be used in with a telephone service or through the web (via flash) (they use a US based service)for Australian users you can use Greymouse Teleconference for the teleconference calls
Libby Tucker says:
Thanks for the suggestions. I played around with DimDim but it was a while ago. I like that Greymouse has a pay per usage structure. Have you used it? Would love to hear your experience.