What is the Current Universal Service Fund (USF) Rate?
- Q4 2019 – 25.0%
- Q3 2019 – 24.4%
- Q2 2019 – 18.8%
- Q1 2019 – 20.0%
- Q4 2018 – 20.1%
- Q3 2018 – 17.9%
- Q2 2018 – 18.4%
The Universal Service Fund (USF) is a government-administered fund used to support telecommunication services in rural and high-cost areas to low-income consumers,
SUMMARY: Content marketing is a critical component of any business’ promotional planning. One way to feed your content funnel is to use material you are organically generating while on conference calls and online meetings. By recording a conference call you automatically create a treasure trove of useful content to transform into and contribute to at least ten promotional tactics.
Repurpose Recorded Conference Calls and Online Meetings
As the saying goes, content is king.
Summary: There are two ways to manage large conference calls. One method is to host the call yourself. The other option is to run an operator-assisted call where all aspects of the event are overseen by a specially-trained professional lead moderator.
Manage Conference Calling Events With Confidence
Whether it’s the first large conference call you are hosting or your 50th, it’s normal to feel some nervousness leading up to the meeting.
No matter what type of meeting you’re having – a sales call, team collaboration, a webinar presentation. Or who you are having it with, potential new customers, remote employees, or clients. There’s one thing that remains constant – Audio Is Everything. If you can’t share your content or hear your meeting participants, everything will literally be lost in translation. So, if you’re looking for clear, crisp, high-quality audio, implement these conference call audio improvements. Download the infographic to share with your team.
How many times can you open a conference call with “one fun fact about yourself?” At this point in my career, my Name/Title/Fun Fact is on auto-repeat. However, a good icebreaker doesn’t have to illicit a roomful of eye rolls. Instead, icebreakers can be a great way to warm up the room, increase meeting participation and engagement.
A lot of conference calls are made up of people who aren’t familiar with each other.
Setting up a conference call is simple. Learn how by following these easy steps and start your conference call today.
Setting Up a Conference Call
- Create a conference call account if you don’t have one.
- Select appropriate dial-in numbers for your callers.
- Pick a date and time for your conference.
- Send a conference call invite.
- Dial into your conference at the appointed time.
In today’s competitive business environment, even small increases in productivity can be enough to create and sustain a competitive advantage. So, if you’ve tried all the routine tricks out there, these six pieces of diverse productivity research may offer new insight that can make you and your team even more productive.
Illness Causes Billions in Lost Productivity
“The cost of poor health to employers is greater than the combined revenues of Apple, Amazon,
You’ve done your homework. You’ve prepared for the big meeting. You’re standing in your Wonder Woman power pose. But, you’re unsure if the presentation is going over well. The room is silent, and you can’t read your audience.
In professional, just as in personal relationships, non-verbal communication often speaks louder than words. Are your clients interested? Confused? Bored?
Can you really get inside your client’s head?
Recognizing and interpreting body language cues can help you better understand your client’s needs.