ReadyTalk

Meet with Confidence

Feature Friday: Invite From Contacts

Posted by Michelle Nikolayevsky on
Share this Post:

Visit the ReadyTalk blog every Friday to learn more about a ReadyTalk feature.  

Why use this feature?

Whether collaborating with a small circle or hosting a large webinar, the Invite from Contacts feature makes it easy invite participants to your scheduled meetings. This saves you time and energy and helps you move on to the more important aspects of your day.

How to use this feature:

  • In Conference Center, click Schedule a Meeting and fill out the appropriate details
  • On the next page you’ll be taken to the Next Steps section. Under Invite Participants click the “Send Invitations” button

  • You can invite your contacts either manually or through a bulk upload.

Manual Upload

  • Start typing the name in the dialogue box. If the name is already in Conference Center, the system will auto suggest a name from your contacts. 
  • Hit enter and continue inputting names until you have completed.(**To upload your frequently used contacts into your Conference Center directory, see the section at the end of this post)

 

Bulk Upload

  • Where it says “Upload a CSV file of email addresses” click the Browse button and select your spreadsheet from your documents
  • The system will scan your list to make sure all the email addresses are valid. If there are errors, you will be prompted to fix them.

The system will validate the email address to make sure the formats are valid and show which are incorrect. It will show you which emails need to be corrected (below).

Give this feature a try the next time you are inviting meeting participants. Have a comment or question? Leave a note below…we love hearing from you!

 

 

 

**Uploading Contacts to Conference Center

As mentioned above, we recommend uploading your frequently used contacts into your Conference Center directory prior to manually inviting contacts. To do so:

  • In Conference Center, Select the Manage Contacts bar

  • Click the green button
  • Upload a .CSV file; you can upload up to 2,000 contacts

 

 

 


Comments for Feature Friday: Invite From Contacts

blog comments powered by Disqus

Recent Posts

How to Identify and Clean up Bad Data

How to Identify and Clean up Bad Data The implications of bad data are huge, as we discussed in this post. It causes not just direct financial losses to the tune of $600 billion...

Top 5 Webinar Lead Generation Mistakes

Top 5 Webinar Lead Generation Mistakes A webinar is a proven medium to generate high quality leads. However, merely going through the motions does not guarantee leads. For the...

Moving your Organization to a Strategic Demand Generation Strategy [Guest Post]

Today's post is provided by Carlos Hidalgo, CEO and Principal at ANNUITAS. You can follow Carlos on Twitter, @cahidalgo. I had the privilege to present on a webinar sponsored by...

How to Target a Demand Generation Audience vs. a Nurturing Series

How to Target a Demand Generation Audience vs. a Nurturing Series   A basic marketing funnel includes three phases: demand generation, lead nurturing and sales. It's like a person...

Cost Analysis of Webinar Leads

 Cost Analysis of Webinar Leads Webinars have gained popularity as a cost effective lead generation tactic in the past couple of years. Depending on your webinar strategy, the...

Webinar Promotion Q&A with Marketing Experts

Your Webinar Questions Answered by HourlyNerd's Dan Slagen and ReadyTalk's Shawn Cardinal On August 19, Dan Slagen, the CMO of HourlyNerd spoke on ReadyTalk’s webinar series about...

Watch your audience go from yawn to yay!

ReadyTalk Hosts Susan Stewart on our Webinar Series Time and time again people eagerly register for webinars, to only drift off from the live event and leave the webcast wondering...

The Cost of Bad Data

Cost of Bad Data Bad data is data that is not perfect – it could be incorrect data, data with missing chunks or data that is delayed. Most businesses do not realize it yet, but bad...

Optimize Your Webinar Spending with the Webinar ROI Calculator

Optimize Your Webinar Spending with the Webinar ROI Calculator As a marketer, you’re probably asked to provide weekly results in order to justify your budget and efforts. Week over...