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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

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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 EventBuilder Gateway for Skype, Skype for Business, Tools and Tips, webcast, webinar, webinar poll, webinars

11 factoids about polling in Skype for Business

In the broader conferencing marketplace, most solutions designed for meetings and collaboration don’t have a typical multiple-choice polling function. After all, the average virtual meeting or conference call is about seven participants, and behaviorally you’d simply address a question verbally (even if you were voting on something). Microsoft’s Skype for Business breaks that mold.


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by Roger Courville posted in EventBuilder Gateway for Skype, Strategy, Tools and Tips

8+ ideas for getting the most out of source tracking in webinars, webcasts, and virtual classes

In part one of this two-part post about source tracking we looked at the who, why, what, and a little bit of how to understand where your webinar registrants came from.


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by Roger Courville posted in Presentation Planning, Strategy, Tools and Tips

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

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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by Roger Courville posted in EventBuilder Gateway for Skype, Skype, Skype for Business, Skype Meeting Broadcast, Tools and Tips

Better than polling: What a “question bank” is and why we use this approach to webinar registration, poll, and survey questions

Most webinar platforms let you create registration pages, polls, and end-of-event surveys. That's not news. What might be news, however, is asking if there's a better way to tackle this critical element of webinar programs.


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by Roger Courville posted in Presentation Delivery, Strategy, Tools and Tips

How to host an unconference-style un-webinar


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by Roger Courville posted in Collaboration, Tools and Tips, unified communications

Which video conferencing platforms are SMBs most likely to use?


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by Roger Courville posted in Collaboration, Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business, Slack, Tools and Tips, video conferencing

Microsoft Teams: Three features worth a second look


by Roger Courville posted in Strategy, Tools and Tips

6 Questions Every Webinar and Virtual Classroom Newbie Should Be Asking

In their awesome book Switch, Chip and Dan Heath popularized the idea of the “curse of expertise.” In short, once you’ve learned something you generally find it hard to remember what it was like not knowing it. More importantly it takes being purposeful to get inside the mind of your audience and teach at the appropriate level.


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