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How to Keep Uninvited Guests Out of Your Online Meeting

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The number of businesses using virtual meetings skyrocketed this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Naturally, as more and more people began to leverage video conferencing and webcasting software for personal, professional, and educational uses, companies and users alike became increasingly concerned about security features. Securing web-based content is a challenge. Particularly when incorporating streaming audio and video with various interactive elements. In April …

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Why You Need To Consider Adding Online Experiences To In-Person Events

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COVID-19 spun the events industry on its head. In March 2020, in-person events across the United States came to a standstill after concerns of the pandemic swept the nation. Now, several months later, that concern is still ever-present. As a result, in-person events have yet to start relaunching due to safety and health concerns. 54% of event-goers reported they would …

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5 Tips for Running an Effective Online Classroom

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COVID-19 has disrupted in-school learning for the foreseeable future. Until it is safe to do so, education will likely continue online with students participating in webcasts for education, online classrooms, lectures, and assignments. While online learning was once a choice, it is now the norm. For teachers, this means becoming proficient at hosting effective webcasts for education regularly. Studies have …

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What is Webcasting?

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Today you hear the term webcasting used frequently in business as it’s becoming an increasingly popular way for companies to host online events. We know you’ve heard the term webcast, but you might be thinking what is webcasting anyway? We’re here to help make sense of it all, and we’ll start with the basics. We can define webcasting as the …

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The Emergence of Virtual Investor Relations

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The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way every industry does business. Telehealth, which used to be a convenience, has become a necessary tool for patients to keep up with their doctor visits. Other businesses have adopted new work from home policies and are reducing their office footprint.  And grocery stores are now delivering more food than ever, solidifying the importance of …

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Webcasting Equipment Essentials: All the Gear You Need to Be Successful

Webcasting Equipment Essentials

Have you ever been logged into a webcast or video conference and had difficulty seeing or hearing the presenter? If so, chances are they lacked the right webcasting equipment for a successful online event. While our laptops are powerful tools, they often do not possess the top visual and audio equipment for clear webcasting and video calls. As a result, employees …

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The 4 Best At-Home Webcast Lighting Tips

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When you run a large webcast from home, you want to look your best. Whether you’re presenting your work in front of an all-hands company meeting or participating in a panel for a virtual conference, you must look put together and properly lit. A dim or distorted light source can ruin your appearance in front of a live webcast. To avoid any …

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How to Engage an Audience of 50,000 

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced meeting and event planners to reconfigure conventions, conferences, training seminars and other large corporate gatherings away from physical settings. Taking cues from government agencies and world health organizations, event planners are turning to online solutions to host events virtually during the pandemic. In some cases, these events have transitioned to virtual ones permanently.  For these …

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Webcasting Use Cases in a Social Distancing World

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PGi has been in the webcast business for decades. We’ve seen just about every reason to host a webcast. With the heightened need for communication during the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to share eight ways we’ve recently seen GlobalMeet Webcast be used. 1. Town Hall Events Now more than ever, it’s important to keep employees informed about what’s going on …

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Cost-Benefit of Virtual vs. In-Person Meetings

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People around the world are discovering the power of video conferencing and webcasting as an alternative to meeting in person. There are so many advantages: zero travel time, easy meeting recordings, the ability to jump into a meeting with anyone, anywhere, at literally a moment’s notice, and—of course—it’s a safe way to connect during the COVID-19 outbreak. At the same …

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Webcasting for Higher Education

webcasting for education

Technology has long played an important role in higher education. As technology has advanced over the years, many universities have been quick to adopt the latest, cutting edge software and apps. By taking this approach, universities are able to create a better learning environment for students. Webcasting for education is just one example of this. While online learning and educational …

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Bridging the Physical/Virtual Event Divide

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The concern over coronavirus has taken its toll on events around the world. For example, there have been countless conferences, town halls, sales kick offs and investor meetings cancelled, postponed or transformed all over the world and across all industries. As the long list of postponed or canceled events continues to grow, many organizations are facing some difficult decisions. In lieu …

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6 Tips for On-Screen Public Speaking

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With the growing popularity of webinars and webcasts, more people are getting the opportunity to give public talks on screen. Like any other kind of public speaking, on-screen presentation with webcasts makes many of us a bit nervous—and this type of public speaking can be daunting in its own unique ways. To help you nail that presentation despite the nerves, …

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What is Telework?

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Telework, also called remote work, has been gaining popularity over the last few decades. Telework or telecommuting is when an employee does not commute to a primary office location for work, but instead works from home. Working remotely for an all-remote company, such as Zapier, Museum Hack, and Hotjar, is also considered telework. As is working from an off-site location, like …

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Keeping Your Business Operating During The COVID-19 Outbreak

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Working from home is not always a luxury. Presently for some, it is a global mandate. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has suggested staying home or working remotely to avoid the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). “Schools could be closed, mass public gatherings suspended, and businesses forced to have employees work remotely,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC’s National …

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Business Readiness with GlobalMeet

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As a global company, we know all too well what it’s like when a business is affected by a natural disaster or global crisis. Our teams are navigating a world where forest fires are commonplace and the threat of Coronavirus is very real. Just like many other organizations around the world, we’ve had to adapt to ensure our business continues …

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Why HD Video Quality Matters

HD Video Quality

As streaming technology continues to improve, HD video quality is emerging as the standard. That’s true not only for entertainment-oriented video streaming (via Netflix, YouTube, etc.) but also for video conferencing. But how important is HD video quality in an online meeting? The Truth About Video Quality Marketing researchers have found some telling data regarding the importance of video quality. …

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How to Make the Most of a Global All-Hands

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Believe it or not, it is possible to get employees to look forward to your company’s next all-hands meeting. It’s worth the effort, too: an upbeat, memorable companywide gathering can add tremendous value by infusing your company culture with positivity and transparency. Here’s how you can make that happen. Distributed All-Hands These days, it can be difficult to get all …

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Put an Executive Face on Your Investor Relations Events

Investor Relations Events

Corporate transparency and timely communication are must-haves for investors, shareholders, and financial analysts. What’s more, these important stakeholders expect two-way communication. Companies are engaging with stakeholders in dramatically different ways. The demands for investor relations events are high and one-way communication just isn’t sufficient. Webcasting puts the all-important executive face on your financial communications. Video helps connect viewers to your company message. …

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Using Modern HR Tools to Gamify Training Programs

Human Resource Tools

Human resource (HR) teams are constantly challenged with balancing recruitment and developing talent. Whether your company is onboarding new hires or training longtime team members, you can make your training more interactive and effective with GlobalMeet human resource tools. Have you ever wanted to make HR processes paperless? Wondering how you can gamify your onboarding and training programs?  See how …

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