Putting a webinar together is hard work: the costs in time and money for creating the content, filming, editing, and marketing are not for the faint of heart. Webinars are both a product and a service and can give your audience life- and career-changing advice. Other than making money – either directly from people paying to attend the webinar or indirectly from sales resulting from the webinar – the goal is to get interested people to attend. There’s one factor that can make or break the attendance at your webinar: how much you decide to charge for it.
Everyone gets those annoying butterflies when they get ready to start their own online business. Launching your first webinar can be a very risky venture, but if you have a solid plan, you will do great in today’s market. However, when these butterflies turn into bigger fears, you have to work on those terror pangs and so that you can concentrate on the launch of your webinar. Read more
The five W’s of news writing – who, what, when, where, and why – guide the content of breaking stories on the Web, on TV, and in print. It’s a tried and true paradigm for a reporter to get to the heart of a story and make sure their bases are covered. As a player in a competitive field, the last thing a journalist wants is to forget to ask something important, only to find that a reporter at another paper got the scoop.
In today’s world the internet is one of the main modes of communication. From social media accounts to school projects and even business deals, the web plays a major role in connecting people, relaying information, and swapping messages. Webinars are just another way the internet is being utilized to connect people in ways that were impossible just decades ago. Read more
Professionals in all industries – from construction to the courts – are embracing videoconferencing technologies as a central means of keeping in touch with employees and clients. The ubiquity and accessibility of videoconferencing technology can save time and money across the spectrum of business processes. But one thing is keeping videoconferencing from becoming a more standard form of communication: the technical difficulties that all videoconferencers experience.
Just because you’re not in the same room as the people you’re meeting with doesn’t mean you can’t feel close to them. Icebreakers are a tradition that helps people who have to work together get to know each other through activities that range from straightforward to silly. It lightens the mood and gets people talking. In a videoconference, this is all the more important, as feeling comfortable on the screen has a lot to do with how you feel about the other people on the call.
There are hundreds of good reasons to have a meeting. The budget needs to be finalized. The building is being renovated and the architects want to show off the plans. The company is looking to hire a new person. Your boss wants to give you a raise (the best).
People are often on their best behaviour in virtual meetings – at least when it comes to paying attention. Why? Everyone can see them. It’s not really an option to shift eyes to look at another screen or sneak a peek at one’s text messages. When everyone is facing each other on their individual screens, the collective eyes of the virtual meetings room are on everyone equally. While we are all often tempted to zone out during a meeting or prone to distractions during meetings, we also don’t want to get caught doing it.
With the wonderful world of technology and the Internet we have many more ways to communicate with the world around us. Webinars are one form of online communication that make it easy to present ideas, information, tutorials and a variety of data to an interested audience.
Congratulations – you got the interview! As the company you want to work for is forward-thinking and tech-minded, they may want to do your interview on a videoconferencing platform. For many businesses, this is now the preferred way to go about it. The number of applicants for every job being filled has been rising since the recession. A virtual interview lets them learn more about each candidate than a telephone interview would allow, before bringing them in for the real deal.