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Best Practices for Webinars

Meet James Kenly, Event Manager

James is an Event Manager working closely with clients producing webinars and high-visibility or high-security conferencing events. He is on the front-lines of the ReadyTalk...

Why Your Webinar Should Include Q&A Sessions

In order for a webinar to be successful, it’s extremely important to engage the audience. Also, attendees who feel as if they were fully engaged with the event are more likely to...

How the American Marketing Association Uses Pre-Conference Effectively

I love going to see new movies in the theater. Of course I want to see the feature, but my favorite part is seeing the previews! I also always get to concerts early to check out...

Think before you speak: Top 10 must-dos before presenting on a webinar

You were asked to present a webinar and you agreed -- now what? Maybe you have presented at conferences before but never for a virtual audience, or maybe your only presentation...

Put the Chat Feature to Work for You

For most chairpersons, running a webinar is just a tiny part of their job description and they don't have the time to learn every nuance of a technology platform (especially if...

Is Your Webinar Audience Really Listening?

You have dotted the i's and crossed the t's so that your audience can hear your presentation, now it is time to implement strategies to encourage them to LISTEN to your...

Can Your Webinar Audience Hear You?

Can your webinar audience hear you? They say there's a difference between hearing and listening  -- how many of us have ever been asked: "I know you are hearing me, but are you...

Warning: Hot Coffee Can Burn You! (Part II)

So the first Hot Coffee blog post was a little tongue-in-cheek (okay, so it was a lot tongue-in-cheek) -- this one assumes that you have both common sense AND a desire to make your...

Warning: Hot Coffee Can Burn You! (Part I)

Do you remember when that woman sued McDonald's because she ordered a hot coffee, spilled it all over herself and got burned? In addition to a significant financial compensation,...