Author Archives: Amjad Karim

About Amjad Karim

Ben is co-founder of SmarterCalls

EveryMinute Raises £118 for Save the Children

EveryMinute is a simple enough idea, every time someone dials into a conference call from the UK, we give 1p per minute to a charity. It’s a type of cause marketing since every time someone uses the service it triggers … Continue reading

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Conference Call Statistics

My daughter is learning the basics of probability and statistics at school right now. Taking a sample of nearly 500 conference calls with at least two different people dialling in. I took my own refresher course in conference call statistics. … Continue reading

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Conference Call with File Sharing

Do you email files before a meeting or a conference call? Do you ask people if they’ve got it? Do people always say yes? Now you can run set up a conference with file sharing built in with Smartercalls. There’s … Continue reading

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There’s only one rare earth and this is it

Going back to my theme on the real rare earth, I’ve been thinking about better communication can help us make more productive, protect the environment and help us make better use of the precious time we have whilst we’re alive. … Continue reading

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The Real Rare Earth

We’ve all heard of rare earth and why we need it to power our smartphones. We think the real rare earth is the one we live on.

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Registration Emails

Don’t you just hate it, when you find out about something bad you weren’t aware of? We do. Gmail, Hotmail and I guess Yahoo! have been dumping our registration emails as spam. Not because we’ve done anything wrong but because … Continue reading

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Did your school ever collect aluminium cans?

I remember collecting aluminium cans for my school when I was young, each can was worth 1p, and we managed to replace the schools curtains. For me the important lesson was that small regular contributions in large numbers can make … Continue reading

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Thank you 2012, Hello 2013

We’d like to send you our best wishes for Christmas and the New Year. Wherever you are and whatever you’re faith we hope you have a great Christmas period and an excellent 2013. This year has been great for us, … Continue reading

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Uniquely Visual and Productive Conference Calling

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Run really great meetings

Simple things keep meetings productive, we learn them initially and perhaps need reminding. 1. Set clear agenda & objectives Like most things its rare to get what you want from something, if you don’t know what it is you want. … Continue reading

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