Tag Archives: webinar

How to Tell If Your Webinar Was Success

You’ve produced and hosted a successful webinar. Or so you think.  But how do you know for sure? Along with best practices for promoting and running your webinars, metrics are the third leg of your journey to successful webinars. To help you understand the importance of webinar results, we’ve identified key metrics to help measure the effectiveness of your webinar program. …

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[Infographic] Wake up Your Webinar: 10 Ways to Engage Your Virtual Audience

Did you know that on average only 30 percent of webinar attendees stay for 30-60 minutes, and only 11 percent will stay over an hour? It’s hard enough to get someone to attend your webinar, but how can you get them to commit 45 minutes or more to your event? The answer is engagement! Once you begin to engage your audience, …

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[eBook] 5 Worst Webinar Mistakes

Nothing is worse than a webinar with crickets, glitches and awkward moments. Get your free eBook, “The 5 Worst Webinar Mistakes You’re Making (And How to Avoid Them),” today from PGi to better navigate the webinar minefield. Multitasking, short on attention and quick to leave you high and dry, webinar audiences can be a tough crowd. However, if you take …

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[Webinar] CIO vs. CMO: FIGHT!

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The relationship between the CIO and CMO can be a contentious one at times. CMOs don’t think the IT department moves fast enough or understands their team’s unique needs. And CIOs worry that marketing often circumvents them when making promises to the business and to customers. However, with marketing technology becoming increasingly vital and complex, it can’t be CIO vs. …

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Marketing Technologies to Complement Your Demand Gen Strategy

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Marketing is now moving and evolving so quickly that no team can be successful without the right technology. But with so many new tools available, how do you choose the marketing technologies most worth your time and budget? During PGi’s recent sales and marketing alignment webinar, Ask the Experts with SiriusDecisions: 4 Pillars of Building Sales & Marketing Alignment, my …

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Webinar Recap: Join the Social Sales Revolution

Last week experts from LinkedIn, Oracle Social Cloud, Central Desktop, Skyword and PGi revealed their best tips on social selling in the webinar, Join the Sales Revolution. Social selling has become more than just a buzzword—it’s become a strategy that brings marketing and sales professionals together to create and nurture more authentic relationships with customers and prospects. The esteemed panel …

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5 Reasons Your Webinar Presentation Is the Ugliest of Them All

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On average, only 25 percent of attendees spend 20-30 minutes on webinars, 30 percent spend 30-60 minutes and only 11 percent spend over 60 minutes, according to the 2014 B2B Content Preferences Survey. What gives? Why isn’t everyone sticking around for your finale, your Q&A, your call to action? One reason: slide fatigue. Your webinar presentation is simply too boring and too overwhelming …

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Upcoming Webinar: Best Practices and User Adoption Strategies for UC

You’ve deployed your new UC&C solution, but how can you make sure that your employees are ready to use it and fully understand its benefits? Training is a great start, but with any deployment of a new solution, the key to ensuring successful user adoption is understanding and implementing best practices to maximize its function. In a recent study, 42% …

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What Does Collaboration Mean to Enterprise IT?

There’s no doubt that collaboration tools are critical for any business. But how are IT leaders actually using collaboration tools in their organizations? Join our webcast on May 6 at 2 pm ET/11 am PT and hear real-world applications from a panel of IT executives. Click here to register. The esteemed panel includes: Randall N. Spratt, Executive Vice President, Chief …

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Upcoming Webinar: What Skype for Business Means for You

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Are you ready for the next generation of unified communications? Microsoft Lync Online has begun rolling out Skype for Business, the latest version of its UC&C client (formerly known as Lync) that brings together the familiarity of Skype with the enterprise-level security and control that businesses need. But what does the transition from Lync to Skype for Business mean for …

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Best Practices for Driving Marketing & Sales Pipeline Velocity with Web Events [SlideShare]

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As a modern marketer, one of the most important metrics is the number of marketing qualified leads and opportunities generated for sales. Being able to effectively engage and accelerate leads through your pipeline is critical to your success. So how can you engage your audience and increase velocity of leads through your pipeline using web events? Watch the webinar replay …

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Embracing A Little Madness in the Workplace

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The 2015 NCAA men’s basketball tournament is a viral, annual American tradition woven into society and the workplace. Today, as the tournament begins, many sports fans will tune into the first round of games ranging from early afternoon until later this evening. And today, managers and IT teams around the country are wondering if and how they should put a …

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4 Ways GetBullish Adds Community to Webinars

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I’m Jennifer Dziura, founder of GetBullish. Our symbol is a bull with a unicorn horn on it — a bullicorn, if you will. GetBullish provides feminist-minded work talk — and an annual conference — for young, often irreverent women. We use PGi’s iMeet to power our webinars, a monthly series on topics from, “Multiple Income Streams: Cutting Through the Bullsh*t” …

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Webinar: Strategies for Marketing in Today’s Digital World

Today’s digital landscape puts a lot of pressure on marketers to do the seemingly impossible: to keep one foot in the present and one foot in the future. You must glue yourself to a real-time, 360-degree view of the customer experience and do so from a constant “what’s next” mindset. You don’t just need new tools for marketing’s massive digital …

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Webinar: Using Web Events to Increase Pipeline Velocity

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When it comes to lead generation, webinar marketing excels at connecting new prospects to your brand in a cost-efficient way. Although if you’re only using webinars to drive new leads, you’re not unlocking the full value of web events. Driving top-of-funnel leads is only the beginning. You can also use webinars to nurture and engage those prospects through the entire …

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Sales Webinar: Evolve or Die | Surviving the Rapidly Changing Sales Landscape

The way customers buy products and services has fundamentally changed. Cold calls and emails simply don’t work. According to Forrester Research, the average buyer has completed between 68-98% of their decision-making process before engaging a sales professional. To survive, companies need to take a radically different approach to the way they sell. Companies must evolve to stay ahead of the …

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Helpful Advice for Hosting a Webinar

Conducting a successful webinar requires preparation and organization. Knowing exactly what you are going to say and how you are going to say it determines whether you get your message across effectively or not. Stay calm, relaxed and focused when collaborating in an online meeting or event. Remaining composed in the webinar is key for the host. Hosts need to …

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6 Habits for a Highly Successful Webinar

Webinars are great for distributing messages to target audiences without dealing with travel costs or scheduling conflicts. Even with limited budgets and geographically dispersed audiences, webinars can still be a very powerful tool. Since the popularity of webinars is consistently growing, how can you stand out from the others? Here are 6 things you can do during your next webinar …

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The Smartest Sales Webinar with New York Times Bestselling Author Dan Solin

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New York Times bestselling author Dan Solin, creator of the new “The Smartest Sales Book You’ll Ever Read,” is the third featured speaker in the 5-Minute Webinar Series, sponsored by iMeet®. The series helps business professionals learn more about key topics, including sales techniques, social media tips, productivity best practices, presentation ideas and more. For more webinars, visit PGi on …

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What’s the next step for sustainable business?

Sure, you’ve gotten rid of the Styrofoam cups and replaced them with reusable containers, you’re turning off lights and shutting down your computer monitors, and you’re even ramping up a telecommuting practice for your employees. Do these environmental successes have you wondering what’s next for corporate sustainability in your business? Corporate sustainability is one of the biggest drivers of positive …

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