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The Power of Private Label Partnerships for Web and Video Conferencing

Private Label Partnerships for Web and Video Conferencing

There’s no doubt your business has changed in the past year since the COVID-19 pandemic. Work, and the growth of remote work, was already evolving substantially thanks to the advent of new technologies. But web and video conferencing experienced unprecedented adoption for everything from press conferences to shareholder meetings to town halls and, of course, regular company meetings. The web …

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Three Best Practices for Investor Relations in a Virtual World

Three Best Practices for Investor Relations in a Virtual World

Your investors come from all over the world. Regardless of their location, they still deserve to be in the loop when it comes to company news, updates, and earnings. Virtual investor relations isn’t a difficult concept, but it can be executed poorly if you’re not careful. Instead of dropping the ball and losing the trust of your worldwide investors, use …

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The Raised Stakes for Virtual Events

The Raised Stakes for Virtual Events

As of this publication date, approximately 19.21% of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated from COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine’s Coronavirus Resource Center. What does this mean for the meetings and events industry in 2021? Though many would-be attendees miss the professional community and engagement at on-site events, mass in-person gatherings will likely remain few until …

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Five Characteristics of an Engaging and Successful Webcast

Five Characteristics of an Engaging and Successful Webcast

Webcasts today can run the gamut from captivating collaborations custom-tailored to engage audiences, or they can fall flat with talking heads on a screen for hours at a time. Operator-assisted webcasts, especially, have the means to take virtual events to the next level, capturing the energy of a live event so well that it’s almost like an in-person gathering. Fortunately, …

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How to Build Your Sales Funnel: Advice for Before, During, and After Virtual Events

Build Your Sales Funnel: Advice for Before, During, and After Virtual Events

Long gone are the days of in-person meetings with vendors and potential leads during industry conferences. With the shift toward a remote workforce and digital landscape, companies who previously relied on building an sales funnel are making the transition to virtual events. While much of the same principles apply to virtual events, developing an effective sales funnel starts well before …

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Virtual Town Halls: How to Produce a Secure and Flawless Webcast

Virtual Town Halls: How to Produce a Secure and Flawless Webcast

Town hall meetings provide residents of a community an opportunity to assemble and discuss concerns, challenges and opportunities within their areas. Community leaders can address the concerns of constituents and can also vote on issues. Likewise, companies can also host virtual town halls to bring together executive leadership and employees to discuss the issues, challenges, and opportunities facing an organization. …

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Four Tips for Influencing People to Buy through Virtual Events

Four Tips for Influencing People to Buy through Virtual Events

What’s your company’s reason for hosting virtual events? Lead generation and sales, right? Online events such as educational webinars and panel discussions are a fantastic way to bring new leads to your business. But, companies must be careful not to cross the line into being “too salesy” during their events. After all, you don’t want your brand to be seen …

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Educate Your Customers: Reduce Churn by Being Transparent

Educate Your Customers: Reduce Churn by Being Transparent

Think about how many sales emails or advertisements you see in a day. Between scrolling through social media ads and sending endless emails to the junk folder, we as consumers are inundated with sales attempts practically 24/7. The last thing we want is to be sold to by yet another brand or sales representative. Instead, we seek out educational opportunities …

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Five Effective Ways to Market Your Virtual Events

Five Effective Ways to Market Your Virtual Events

It’s no secret that virtual events are booming right now! From town hall meeting webcasts to industry conferences, all types of events are being held online for the safety and health of all participants. And, for many businesses, leveraging virtual events is a cost-effective way to get in front of new audiences. However, the “if you build it, they will come” mentality …

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What to Expect from the Virtual Events Industry Post COVID-19

What to Expect from the Virtual Events Industry Post COVID-19

While the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic may have temporarily halted in-person industry events and conferences, it gave the virtual events industry a hefty boost. But, will this new virtual events option be a long-term solution for companies once the pandemic begins to subside? Absolutely! Virtual events are here to stay. Here’s what businesses can expect from the virtual events industry in …

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Five Top Characteristics of Successful Online Events

Five Top Characteristics of Successful Online Events

Five Top Characteristics of Successful Online Events You poured your heart and soul into an online event. From developing the perfect registration page to ensuring the webcast ran smoothly, you took care of every little detail. Now that it’s over… was it a success? To determine how successful your online event was, we need to look at five key characteristics. But …

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In-person Is Canceled, But Events Are Not: How to Take Your Event Virtual

In-person Is Canceled, But Events Are Not: How to Take Your Event Virtual

Live events are a critical component of every organization’s communication strategy. Events ranging from corporate town halls and shareholder meetings to conferences and training sessions give employees, co-workers, customers, prospects, and stakeholders the chance to gather, listen, learn, collaborate and become inspired. While live events are more logistically challenging than other communication channels, organizations depend on them to deliver their …

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How the Rise of Virtual Events Could Change the Events Industry Forever

Virtual Events Could Change the Events Industry

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the events industry in 2020. However, its effects extend beyond this calendar year, with numerous in-person events and conferences being canceled for the 2021 season as well. With these mass cancellations, event professionals are wondering what changes the industry will face moving forward. How will they adapt to survive the endless in-person gathering restrictions? …

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The Future of Conferences: Will Events Remain Virtual in 2021?

The Future of Conferences

2020 decimated the conference industry. Massive industry and consumer conferences, including CES, Disney’s D23, and more, all canceled their 2020 line-up. And, as we near the end of the calendar year, many events professionals are wondering, “Will we still be hosting virtual events in 2021?” While no one can truly predict the outcome of the coronavirus pandemic, many organizations are …

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Boost Planning Agility for 2021 Virtual Meetings and Events

Boost Planning Agility for 2021 Virtual Meetings and Events

Here’s the scenario. It is the last quarter of the year. You are tasked with planning a major event that can accommodate hundreds of attendees, maybe even thousands.  But 2021 event planning looks a lot more challenging than 2020 planning… or does it? While the pandemic shut down most physical events in 2020 — with some going virtual — 2021 event planning will mostly be all virtual. So, it’s time to …

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Become a Communications Rock Star with the Right Virtual Events Solution

Virtual Events Solutions

With the rise of remote work, dispersed organizations and industry disruption — trends accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic — virtual events have evolved from a nice-to-have to a need-to-have. As a result, HR, IR, marketing and communications professionals tasked with putting on high-profile, mission-critical events need to ensure they go off without a hitch. That means choosing a solution that …

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Why You Need a Dedicated Webcasting Tool for Your Online Events

Webcasting Tools for Your Online Event

As offices closed worldwide during the COVID-19 crisis, many organizations turned to familiar audio and video conferencing services to communicate with employees, customers, shareholders, and other stakeholders spread across the globe.They soon discovered, however, that these solutions were simply not built to deliver professional-quality webcasts at scale. They couldn’t handle audiences larger than a few hundred participants, and presentations were …

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5 Virtual Event Mistakes You Never, Ever Want to Make

5 Virtual Event Mistakes You Never, Ever Want to Make

For those who are used to organizing in-person events, hosting a virtual event via a webcast or live stream can be nerve-wracking. After all, a successful event is the culmination of several tiny factors working in tandem to produce a memorable experience for guests, but now online. With 56% of marketers saying it takes anywhere from 2-4 weeks to plan a small virtual …

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iMeetLive Updates Bring Enhanced Video and Security Features

Virtual events have always been a key tool to disseminate important company news and updates for global organizations. And with the growing demand for a more personalized workplace experience, video communications have quickly become a foundational element in businesses to help drive better interactions with both internal and external audiences. As a result, today we’re seeing virtual events are continuing …

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The All-New iMeetLive

As a leader in collaboration, to meet the growing needs of our users and potential customers, we are constantly evolving and improving our services and products. Our latest product update news comes from our webcasting solution, iMeetLive. These upgrades are designed to bring enhancements and added functionality to continually improve the end-user experience. The iMeetLive team released version 4.6.5 on …

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