Four ways your business could benefit from this convenient service.

Many businesses benefit from conference calls, regardless of size, industry or the technical expertise of employees. Here are a few ways conference calling can help your business:

Smart business owners know that now is the time to check spending habits at the door. They increase spending on sales and customer retention and decrease spending on unnecessary bills. Many businesses still haven't taken a look at where the most wasteful spending occurs: the phone bill.

According to Aberdeen Group, a telecommunications research company, 90% of telecom invoices contain billing errors. These errors vary from taxing inaccuracies to inactive services that are still being billed.

By now it's no surprise that there are scams on the Internet. Everything from magical pills to offers of instant wealth fill e-mail inboxes. But every scam might not be obvious at first glance.

Phishing is the act of illegally obtaining personal information through e-mails that appear to be real. These e-mails might contain an official logo or an image from the company's Web site. But in reality it is a phony e-mail from a hacker who is interested in "catching" personal information (hence the term phishing!).