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In the face of rising travel costs, look into swapping a pricey off-site meeting for a low-cost conference call. Three resources: FreeConferenceCall.com lets you invite up to 96 callers for up to six hours. Simply provide attendees with an assigned number and the meeting ID number. Cost: Attendees pay regular long-distance charges, or you pay 6-cents-per-minute per person. ConferenceCall.com offers a wider range of solutions. Cost: 19 cents per minute. Audio Web Conferencing Inc. (www.audio-web-conferencing.com) offers a 100-minute free trial. After that, it charges on a per-minute, per-connection basis. It’s best for small, high-level conference calls.
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