Make your webinars super interactive

PowerPoint Tips

Here are 8 techniques that she uses to make her webinars super interactive. Note that she uses WebEx webinar software. Sign in: Get attendees to “sign in” when they first call in. Ground rules: Make a game out of generating attendees’ own “ground rules” for participation.

2014 244

Avoid the 8 deadly sins of webinars

PowerPoint Tips

Webinars are a powerful way to communicate from afar. If you are not using webinars, you probably should start. Webinars let you display images. For this reason, you should get better results from webinars than from teleseminars, which include only a phone call.

2013 246

Secrets to Success with Attendee-Funded Webinars

Pivotal Public Speaking

Ask 100 people if webinars are free or for-fee. What happens when you use webinars to deliver training? Webinars are merely technology with multiple applications. Most have used webinars for branding, promoting, or database building. choose the right webinar provider.

Extend your reach as a speaker or trainer with webinars

PowerPoint Tips

What a webinar is. How webinars work. How webinars are different from live speaking & training. What is a webinar? A webinar is a way to speak to people via your Internet connection. How do webinar services work? Attendee reports.

Comparing webinar services-Google Hangouts on Air, GoToWebinar, and Zoom-and why I chose Zoom

PowerPoint Tips

More and more, presenters are presenting online, using webinar services. So I thought I’d share my experience and maybe comparing webinar services will help you make a choice. I wanted to be able to record the webcam portion of a webinar (GoToWebinar doesn’t). I also considered Google+ Hangouts on Air along with Webinarjam, which is software that enhances Hangouts on Air to broadcasts give them more webinar-like features. GoToMeeting/Webinar doesn’t.

2016 158

18 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

I’ve just completed my first large webinar as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop Webinar Series. Before doing my own webinar I attended webinars by webinar experts Ken Molay and Roger Courville. But it seems with webinar software you do.

16 Tips on How To Conduct an Engaging Webinar

Speaking about Presenting

I’ve just completed my first large webinar as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop Webinar Series. Before doing my own webinar I attended webinars by webinar experts Ken Molay and Roger Courville. But it seems with webinar software you do.

Recording available for the training webinar: Animation and Video in PowerPoint—Advanced Techniques

PowerPoint Tips

If you missed it, we had a great webinar last week on Animation and Video in PowerPoint—Advanced Techniques. It was jam packed with 10 techniques and attendees also got a 14-page handout with detailed instructions and the presentation itself, containing all the techniques! You can now purchase the recording for $24.95, or buy all 5 webinars for the price of 4 for only $98. Read more about the webinar.

Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

Last week I delivered a webinar “How to plan an Audience-friendly Presentation&# as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop. If you haven’t seen the webinar yet, click on over to view if first. I briefly answered this during the webinar.

2010 227

Webinar “How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation”: Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

Last week I delivered a webinar “How to plan an Audience-friendly Presentation&# as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop. If you haven’t seen the webinar yet, click on over to view if first. I briefly answered this during the webinar.

2010 215

slide:ology Webinar Series Open for Registration!

Duarte Blog

Registration is now open for the slide:ology webinar series ! Note: The webinars are intended to be experienced as live events. You must purchase all six webinars as a set, but a recording will be available to attendees who must miss a session. During this webinar, attendees will review the key principles from the book slide:ology by learning the principle and observing it applied through a series of before and after examples.

Public Speaking Marketing - Webinar Rebroadcasts

Great Public Speaking

Having a repeat performance of a popular webinar is all the rage. I've made nearly $100,000 just rebroadcasting a recorded webinar over and over to my email list, mixing up the days and times to make it easy for anyone to attend. While it may be a recording that I'm showing, it starts and ends just like a live event, with a live Q & A during the webinar. I promote it as if it's a webinar that's happening right then and there.

2013 41

Less Than 2 Weeks ’til Webinars!

Duarte Blog

Because the slide:ology Webinar Series starts in less than two weeks, and there are still plenty of virtual seats left! Description: During this webinar, attendees will review the key principles from the book slide:ology by learning the principle and observing it applied through a series of before and after examples. Tags: Delivery training webinars workshops If you can’t make it to a workshop at our office , you should be sad.

2009 55

Webinar "How to Plan an Audience-friendly Presentation": Your Questions Answered

Speaking about Presenting

Last week I delivered a webinar “How to plan an Audience-friendly Presentation&# as part of Ellen Finkelstein’s Outstanding Presentations Workshop. If you haven’t seen the webinar yet, click on over to view if first. I briefly answered this during the webinar.

2010 164

Discover 3 reasons most presentations fail and 3 easy ways to fix them

PowerPoint Tips

I did a webinar for Brainshark.com and mybrainshark.com , a presentation-sharing website. The 1-hour webinar included makeovers of slides that attendees submitted. Design principles Resources Design webinar

2012 193

Share presentations online to create instant meetings

PowerPoint Tips

You need a way to allow attendees to view the slides and you need to be able to control what they see. You get a link which your attendees use to see what’s on your desktop. You get a link which your attendees use to see what you uploaded.

15 Tips for Webinars: How to Add Impact When You Present Online

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

How do you do that best when you are communicating through a webinar? Using looping slides is a great way to convey important information and keep attendees entertained while they're waiting for your presentation to begin. Just as you would in a live presentation, tell stories and give specific examples-but in a webinar you'll need even more visuals to engage the audience. For example, don't say, "I'm going to talk to you about webinars."

2009 48

Webinar: “The Backchannel – A Presenter’s Nightmare or a Dream Come True?”

Beyond Bullet Points

19, 2010 for a webinar sponsored by SlideRocket titled The Backchannel: A Presenter’s Nightmare or a Dream Come True? Attendees of this presentation have the chance to win one of three copies of Cliff’s latest book. Join me at 10am Pacific Time on Tuesday, Jan. The session description is below – I hope you can join me! Register now at this link. The Backchannel: A Presenter’s Nightmare or a Dream Come True? with Cliff Atkinson.

3 things speakers should know about virtual presenting

Speaking about Presenting

Web seminars (AKA “webinars&# or “webcasts&# ) are online seminars or presentations used to synchronously engage remote audiences with any content that can be presented from a computer desktop. Besides reducing travel, webinars deliver many potential benefits such as reaching audience members who may not otherwise been able to attend your presentation or including additional presenters who are also remote. This is a guest post by Roger Courville.

2009 152

3 things speakers should know about virtual presenting

Speaking about Presenting

Web seminars (AKA “webinars&# or “webcasts&# ) are online seminars or presentations used to synchronously engage remote audiences with any content that can be presented from a computer desktop. Besides reducing travel, webinars deliver many potential benefits such as reaching audience members who may not otherwise been able to attend your presentation or including additional presenters who are also remote. This is a guest post by Roger Courville.

2009 152

How to Spread Your Talk

Duarte Blog

He’ll be hosting a webinar about the findings from his paper The Science of Presentations. And if you attend his webinar on Thursday August 19 at 1pm EDT and you’ll get a copy of his new e-book. in NYC about 20 minutes in, there was a nice surge of new attendees.

2010 84

Experiences from the presentation trenches

PowerPoint Tips

” I’ve done this topic as a webinar many times, but this was the first time I did it live. ” A free webinar. I did a free webinar for Learning Magazine Network. ” The feedback that attendees wrote in the webinar chat box was amazingly positive.

2015 168

The fear of "Thank you:" Get over it

Speak Schmeak

Now, I''m seeing this trend in e-mail marketing, teleseminars and other places where the writer or speaker could be showing appreciation to their attendees and readers but instead are saying things like: "Congratulations!" First there was the rule "Never thank your audience.

2013 193

What goes on the last slide?

PowerPoint Tips

For example, I recently did a webinar and put, “Thanks!&# Of course, I summed up the webinar at that time, but I could have done better. For my webinars, I often have a special offer and link to a page on my site where attendees can get the special offer.

2009 199

How Speakers, Authors and Thought Leaders Can Capture More Leads, Make More Connections and Close More Sales

Succeed Speaking

I use live Teleseminars, Webinars and Webcasts to inform my prospects and make sales. I use evergreen and on-demand recorded Teleseminars, Webinars and Webcasts to inform my prospects and make sales.

2012 142

Death to agenda slides!

PowerPoint Tips

They don’t offer the attendees any choices. Here’s a slide that I used recently for a webinar. Someone sent me an example of a sales presentation. The second slide’s title was Agenda and it had several bullet points.

2013 243

Create a system for your message

PowerPoint Tips

If attendees didn’t buy the product, you follow up differently of course, perhaps asking what information would help them more. When I do a proposal for on-site corporate training, I often offer a follow-up webinar 2-3 weeks later. A presentation doesn’t stand by itself.

2015 179

First BBP Live 1-Day Courses a Big Success!

Beyond Bullet Points

The two-day training focused on learning the basics of BBP as well as advanced training for taking attendees’ presentation skills and storytelling to the next level.

5 reasons you haven't signed up for the Shake Up Your Speaking retreat

Speak Schmeak

But this time frame allows for complete immersion, in a way that you can't get in a virtual training where everyone is sitting at their computers, watching a webinar while also checking e-mail and Facebook and answering the door for UPS. You're the perfect attendee for this retreat.

2016 152

Presentation Tip: Conference call presentations

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

As the presenter, you don’t control what the audience sees on their screen the way you do through a webinar. You can ask attendees to view the slide show in Slide Show mode at the start of the presentation, and this can work in some environments. Attendees will also then need verbal instruction as to when to advance to the next build on each slide. Last year a client asked me for some ideas on how to effectively present when your audience is attending via conference call.

2013 60

Outstanding Presentations Workshop ends

PowerPoint Tips

These are the best webinars I have attended. For me, it was an inspiration to see the intense interest and attention from the attendees. The Outstanding Presentations Workshop ended yesterday and what a journey it was! We had stellar speakers: Rick Altman. Nancy Duarte. Olivia Mitchell. Dana Bristol-Smith. Robert Lane. Jim Endicott. Scott Schwertly. and myself. Here are some comments about the workshop: “Workshop has been a revelation.

2010 100

Become an Outstanding Presenter! New Course and Portal announced!

PowerPoint Tips

The course will start on Tuesday, November 30th, via webinar. At the end of the Outstanding Presentations Workshop, I asked attendees to answer a survey. The program includes the following: 16 webinars on the entire process of creating, designing, and delivering a presentation. I’m excited to announce the new Outstanding Presentations Course and Portal! One question was to think about resources that would help them become a better presenter.

2010 120

8 steps to add branding to your presentations

PowerPoint Tips

When I do corporate training or public webinars, I usually ask attendees to submit a couple of slides. After covering basic principles of how to transform presentations (and the reasons behind those principles), I show makeovers of the submitted slides.

2012 246

Guru Glut - Focus On Outcomes To Differentiate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Another type of spiritual center in AZ had a decline in attendees for its paid weekly seminars on whatever. A Buddhist temple in Tucson, Arizona sent me an email. Its planned paid program on the teachings of  Pema Chodron  was being cancelled. Only one person had signed up.

2015 65

How to follow up your meeting, conference, or event

Public Speaking Advice and Commentary

  Spark team discussions by encouraging attendees (either remote or on-site) to go home and watch sessions of interest with their colleagues and discuss.   Promote recorded sessions as on-demand webinars on your homepage and require people to register so you’ll have their name and permission to contact them about the next conference.  

eLearn: Best Practices

http://delicious.com/akarrer/prospeaker

15 Tips for Webinars: How to Add Impact When You Present Online By Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE July 7, 2009 Whenever you open your mouth, whether youre talking to one person or a thousand, you usually want to get a specific message across. How do you do that best when you are communicating through a webinar? Using looping slides is a great way to convey important information and keep attendees entertained while theyre waiting for your presentation to begin.

3 tips to ensure you get your money’s worth out of training…

SpeakerSue Says...

The reason for that long explanation of training evaluations is this: I’ve presented at least a dozen and half training programs (varying in length from 60 minutes to 2 full days) since my last post and in every case attendees have indicated huge amounts of learning. Regardless of how powerful and meaningful the actual training is, no matter how interactive, practical and authentic the training may be, if nothing changes, it was just a day out of work for attendees.

2011 48

Tom Antion Teaching in Florida

Great Public Speaking

Sunday July 29 Attendees will get Up Close and Personal with Tom Antion 9:00am-Sign IN and Networking at Hilton Palm Beach Airport IN-depth Training-10:00am-2:00pm-Buffet Lunch Included. Also, Tom will teach you about something he invented called "Hybrid Webinars". Tom is raking in big bucks with this specialized kind of webinar and so are the people he's taught. 2 Day VIP Intensive Internet Marketing "Butt Camp" Training Featuring our Mentor, Tom Antion!

Add Value for Your Association Members and Gain Loyalty

Fripp THE Executive Speech Coach

Many, like the American Payroll Association, are adding Webinars to their educational offerings…with great success. We have members in the US and abroad, and if it wasn’t for audio programs, webinars, and internet-based training, we would not be providing for the needs of those who geographically have difficulty traveling to face-to-face education.    We currently provide several TeleSeminars each month and at least one webinar each week.

2009 43

3 tips to ensure you get your money’s worth out of training…

SpeakerSue Says...

The reason for that long explanation of training evaluations is this: I’ve presented at least a dozen and half training programs (varying in length from 60 minutes to 2 full days) since my last post and in every case attendees have indicated huge amounts of learning. Regardless of how powerful and meaningful the actual training is, no matter how interactive, practical and authentic the training may be, if nothing changes, it was just a day out of work for attendees.

2011 40

Save Yourself from Post-Seminar Depression Syndrome!

Speak and Deliver

They come in pretty clam shell sets of DVDs and MP3 downloads and Teleseminar/Webinar/YouTube trainings, from some of the top names, and sometimes the not-so-top names, in the business. There's a million public speaking programs out there. Well, almost.

2013 71

PowerPoint Tip: Three lessons learned from Pecha Kucha

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

My presentation was very well received and a number of the attendees commented that they now saw that the ideas behind Pecha Kucha could apply to business oriented presentations. The lesson for all presenters is to first decide on what your message needs to be (that's why I did a webinar two weeks ago on planning a successful presentation ).

2011 60

Cool Tools I Use and Love

Communication Steroids

So…in no particular order or preference (all links open a new browser window)… Online: Freebinar.com : Do free webinars for unlimited audiences, follow-up with attendees and registrants. Download data from the webinars.

2010 63