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by Roger Courville posted in Business, From the Attendee's perspective, From the attendee's perspective, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

Vidyo: one gateway to rule them all?

As 1080 Group faithful know, we focus largely on behavioral (rather than technical) analysis, but sometimes something…or someone…comes along that takes a techie thing and tells a story.


by Roger Courville posted in Delivery, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

Don't turn off your mobile phone, do this

In a recent webinar I experienced a phone outage.  In my particular presentation I was using my desk phone and fortunately the web conference kept right on going.  Without the following plan, however, it would have been painful, and here's how you can avoid the pain, too.


by Roger Courville posted in Delivery, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

Turn your pointer into a pen in PowerPoint

We each have our own presentation style, and that's true online as well.


by Roger Courville posted in Business, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

Meet eLearningZoom

Need web conferencing, an LMS, and an e-marketing/contact management tool all-in-one?  Meet eLearningZoom.


by Roger Courville posted in Content, Delivery, Presentation Delivery, presentation delivery, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

Using polling and Q&A together

As the tools of the virtual presenter's trade become more familiar to you, here's a tactic that can open up some new possibilities.


by Roger Courville posted in Content, Design, Points of Interest, points of interest, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

100 (legal) sources of free stock images

Just found a long list of sources for stock images.  I can't say as I've checked them out (and I'm a big fan of iStockPhoto whose prices I find quite reasonable), but thought I'd pass it along.


by Roger Courville posted in Content, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

Meet EventBuilder.com

I had lunch yesterday with a true pioneer in the conferencing industry, Bruce Frydenlund, COO at EventBuilder.  Bruce was the founder of EnvoyGlobal, which was acquired by PlaceWare (later acquired by Microsoft becoming Microsoft Office LiveMeeting).  He then founded Encounter Collaborative, now renamed EventBuilder, and continues to provide some innovative solutions.


by Roger Courville posted in Content, Strategy, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

Editing recordings - including GoToMeeting - a reason to think ahead

By and large, 1080 Group and TheVirtualPresenter are about soft skills... "Microsoft Word doesn't make you a writer, and a web conferencing tool doesn't make you a great presenter, promoter, or producer."


by Roger Courville posted in Business, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

Meet DimDim

I admit:  I forgot to ask.


by Roger Courville posted in Business, Presentation Delivery, presentation delivery, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

LiveMeeting: F5 for full screen mode

One quick reminder for users of Microsoft's LiveMeeting...  F5 will toggle you into and out of full screen mode.


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