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by Roger Courville posted in Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Teams live events

What are Microsoft Teams "live events" or "broadcast meetings?" 17 quick facts.

Microsoft Teams live events enables users in your organization to broadcast meetings (video and sharing) to online audiences. Since the live events feature of Teams is new and changing rapidly, here are 17 useful things to know.


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by Roger Courville posted in Promotion

What percentage of webinar registrants attend?

If you want the number to be higher, are you working against yourself? Regardless of your individual use case, there’s a lesson here.


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by Roger Courville posted in Delivery, Online vs. Offline, Presentation Planning

Getting creative: 3 webinar engagement ideas from a pro sports game

Raffle tickets. “Kissing Cam.” Just what, exactly, might we infer about webinars from a ballgame?


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by Roger Courville posted in Online vs. Offline, Points of Interest, Presentation Delivery

Virtual Toastmasters: What we learned from our webinar contest

Today’s post is brought to by David Carr, founder of a groundbreaking Toastmasters group that is entirely virtual. As you might imagine, this meant rethinking what a speech contest looks like. The process was well-thought out, hiccups were minor, and I thought there was something to be learned from the David's club's experience. Please join me in thanking David for sharing here.


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by Roger Courville posted in Case Studies, EventBuilder Gateway for Skype, EventBuilder Pro Services, Tools and Tips

Case study: expected (and unexpected) benefits adding EventBuilder to Skype for Business and Skype Meeting Broadcast

Are you:


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by Roger Courville posted in Collaboration, Expert Interviews, Online Meetings, Online vs. Offline, Podcast

Overcoming friction in online meetings — interview with Michael Santarcangelo, The Security Catalyst

How do you get past friction in online meetings and get down to the real value of the problem being solved? Michael Santarcangelo specializes in working with IT organizations to get teams and projects unstuck.


by Roger Courville posted in Case Studies, Content, Delivery, Expert Interviews, gotowebinar, NCADV, Online vs. Offline, panel discussions, Strategy, Tools and Tips, webinars

How can non-profits create more value with webinar panel discussions? Interview with Sheba McCants, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Sheba McCants is the Outreach Programs Manager at National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ncadv.org). Among the many things she juggles, she has recently taken their monthly webinars to the next level by implementing panel discussions.


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by Roger Courville posted in Business, Case Studies, Observation Deck

If you use EventBuilder for "Progam Management" services, what does the engagement look like?

Most people understand what 'producing a webinar' looks like. Often, however, 'Program Management" is less understood because it's simply viewed as "just a lot of individual webinars on one contract."


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by Roger Courville posted in Expert Interviews, Presentation Planning, Promotion

How do I generate leads with webinars? Interview with expert Dennis Shiao of DNN Corp.

Dennis Shiao is the author of Generate Sales Leads with Virtual Events, former marketing directing inside the webinar industry, and now practitioner and marketing director for DNN Software, a .NET CMS solution provider. In this interview with Roger Courville Dennis answers questions like...


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by Roger Courville posted in gotowebinar, Presentation Delivery, Presentation Planning, presentation planning, webcast, webinar

Webinar computer crash in front of 1000 people -- now what?

You’re in front of 1000 people doing a live demo. Your computer takes the proverbial dump. Now what?


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