Conferencing can be a great tool for freelancers. You can get on a conference call with a prospect to walk them through a proposal. Below are five great conferencing apps for freelancers. Dozens of audio and video conferencing apps are available, but I’ve picked those that are either free or extremely affordable to make it easier for freelancers to use these tools.
It provides several free apps you can use to embed video chat rooms on your website or blog. There’s an app for WordPress or any HTML site, Drupal and more. You can also embed a TokBooth and let visitors send you video messages through your website. Depending on your market, this could be an exciting way for your prospects and clients to send you their questions, give feedback, or ask for support.
It offers either a telephone conference or a web conference. For $10 a month, you can have unlimited telephone conferences. The site was unclear on how much web conferencing costs.
It is an easy-to-use video conferencing app. It has a desktop version, as well as apps for several mobile devices (iPhone, Android, windows, Mac, iPad, ThinkPad, etc). With a free account, you can have a video chat with up to six people.
It allows you to video conference with up one other person with a free account, and up to 8 users with a paid one. It also offers screen sharing and document sharing. If you want to use your Windows mobile device, you’ll need a different subscription.
It is available either free or paid depending on the features you want, provides audio conferencing only. Its simplicity is its best feature. After signing up for a free account, you get a dial-in number and PIN, and you can start an audio conference right away.