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What makes web seminars underwhelming

September 12 2018 / by Roger Courville posted in Business, Delivery, Presentation Planning, presentation planning, Strategy

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You won't have to have attended many web seminars to find one, if not most, are the equivalent of boring online slideshows.  This isn't the fault of the medium...it's the fault of people.

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

June 15 2018 / by Roger Courville posted in Delivery, Online vs. Offline, Presentation Planning

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

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

March 8 2018 / by Roger Courville posted in Expert Interviews, Presentation Planning, Promotion

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

March 7 2018 / by Roger Courville posted in gotowebinar, Presentation Delivery, Presentation Planning, presentation planning, webcast, webinar

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

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Dual interview: presentation skills, pitch decks, and webinars -- catching up with Greg Rosner, CEO of PitchKitchen

February 12 2018 / by Roger Courville posted in Expert Interviews, Presentation Design, Presentation Planning, Storytelling

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What happens when two presentation experts interview each other back to back?

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Webinars + Microsoft Surface Hub: observations from the owner team at EventBuilder

November 8 2017 / by Roger Courville posted in EventBuilder Gateway for Skype, From the Attendee's perspective, Presentation Delivery, Presentation Design, Presentation Planning

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When part of your audience is in-person, and part of them are remote, how do you engage everyone? And what if one of the devices involved is Microsoft’s Surface Hub?

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“How did you hear about us?” A primer on source tracking in webinar programs

July 28 2017 / by Roger Courville posted in Presentation Planning, Strategy, Tools and Tips

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Imagine looking out at an in-room room full of people and wondering, “Who’s out there and how’d they get here?” Great question! And answering it would take both planning and effort.

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10 tactics for better interaction when the webinar audience is “listen only”

July 3 2017 / by Roger Courville posted in Design, Diversions, Presentation Delivery, Presentation Design, Presentation Planning

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Many webinar and webcast softwares default to participants joining in “listen only” mode, and this makes sense – controlling audio is a critical part of managing a great virtual event, and a presentation is a different communication style than a conversation (like in a meeting).

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Webcams in webinars, webcasts, and virtual classes: arguments for, against, and how to think about ‘em

May 9 2017 / by Roger Courville posted in Delivery, From the Attendee's perspective, Observation Deck, Presentation Delivery, Presentation Planning

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10 attention tactics applied to webinars, webcasts, and virtual classes

April 20 2017 / by Roger Courville posted in Content, Delivery, Design, Presentation Delivery, Presentation Design, Presentation Planning

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The science of studying multitasking is young, and as researcher Eyal Ophir points out, it’s a zero-sum game of task switching.

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