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Vidyo: one gateway to rule them all?

September 28 2011 / by Roger Courville posted in Business, From the Attendee's perspective, From the attendee's perspective, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

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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.

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Don't turn off your mobile phone, do this

January 10 2011 / by Roger Courville posted in Delivery, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

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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.

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Turn your pointer into a pen in PowerPoint

August 12 2009 / by Roger Courville posted in Delivery, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

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

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Meet eLearningZoom

April 9 2009 / by Roger Courville posted in Business, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

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

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Using polling and Q&A together

March 24 2009 / by Roger Courville posted in Content, Delivery, Presentation Delivery, presentation delivery, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

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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.

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100 (legal) sources of free stock images

March 9 2009 / by Roger Courville posted in Content, Design, Points of Interest, points of interest, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

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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.

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Meet EventBuilder.com

February 24 2009 / by Roger Courville posted in Content, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

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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.

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Editing recordings - including GoToMeeting - a reason to think ahead

February 6 2009 / by Roger Courville posted in Content, Strategy, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

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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."

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Meet DimDim

February 6 2009 / by Roger Courville posted in Business, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

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I admit:  I forgot to ask.

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LiveMeeting: F5 for full screen mode

January 11 2009 / by Roger Courville posted in Business, Presentation Delivery, presentation delivery, Tools and Tips, tools and tips

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

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