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Best Practices for Hosting Virtual Town Halls: Three Tips You Can Use Today

Best Practices for Hosting Virtual Town Halls

When your employees can’t all come together for a company-wide meeting, the best solution is to host a virtual town hall event. These events let internal employees hear from corporate management, executives, and other coworkers. Town hall events can also be hosted for external customers for product updates, quarterly financial reports, and more. No matter why your company chooses to …

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How to Avoid Straining Your Network When Live Streaming

oid Straining Your Network When Live Streaming

There is nothing worse than the build-up to a large, live online event, only to experience network failures. This experience not only disrupts your event, but it also puts a damper on your brand’s reputation when webcast participants have trouble viewing your content. If you’re concerned about potential network errors and failures—which online event and webcast producers should be—keep these tips …

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Why First Impressions Matter: Five Tips on How to Brand Your Webcast

Five Tips on How to Brand Your Webcast

Webcasts form excellent lead generation tools for your organization. They can also help your brand build authority and increase visibility. But an unprofessional webinar can have the opposite effect than what you want — it can erode trust and create a negative impression. To make a good first impression with your webcast, focus on every element of branding, from the …

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Five Things Not to Do During Your Next Video Meeting

Five Things NOT to Do During Your Next Video Meeting

Since March 2020, the world has changed. Remote work has become the “new normal.” Experts on workplace trends predict that up to 30% of the workforce will be working from home several days per week by the end of 2021. With this growing number of people working from home, video meetings are more important than ever. Most of us have heard stories of spouses …

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Eleven Quick Ideas for Promoting Webcasts Before, During, and After the Event

Ideas for Promoting Webcasts Before, During, and After the Event

When it comes to webcasts, the top problem businesses run into is audience registration. The old phrase “If you build it, they will come,” doesn’t apply to webcasts and online events. Instead, businesses must tell the world that they are hosting a webcast or online series. To increase total webcast registration and participation, companies can use these 11 ideas for promoting their webcast before, …

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Four Problems with Online Meetings and How to Solve Them

Four Problems with Online Meetings and How to Solve Them

As online meetings become the new normal for businesses across the globe, many are quick to adopt new video conferencing and webcasting platforms. But, just like an in-person meeting, teams can run into a myriad of problems when attempting to host an online meeting. If you run into any of these four common online meeting problems, use our solutions to course-correct and …

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Why Webcasts Are Saving the Live Events Industry

Why Webcasts Are Saving the Live Events Industry

2020 has proven to be a challenging year for the live events industry. The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the ability for audiences to physically gather safely. Many meeting and event planners quickly converted live events to fully virtual to adapt to the new reality. Responses to a PCMA survey conducted in April 2020 revealed that “7 out of 10 respondents have …

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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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Take Your Online Events to the Next Level with the Cvent Event Integration for GlobalMeet Webcast

Cvent Event Integration for GlobalMeet Webcast

Did you hear the news? GlobalMeet Webcast now integrates with the Cvent Event Marketing and Management Platform. This brand new Cvent integration provides event marketers and managers with a wealth of opportunity, benefits, and features designed to enhance the event experience for all. Take a look! What is Cvent? Cvent is an online event management and marketing platform that provides event professionals with a …

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Six Live Streaming Tips for Savvy Content Creators

Live Streaming Tips for Savvy Content Creators

Whether you’re a seasoned live streaming pro or a savvy content creator embracing the power of webcasts and online events, it always helps to be prepared. Keep our six helpful tips in mind before you go live! 1. Invest in the Right Equipment Without the right equipment and live streaming software, you’ll have a hard time gaining a loyal following …

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How Augmented Reality Can Make Your Next Online Event Stand Out

How Augmented Reality Can Make Your Next Online Event Stand Out

As we embrace all types of online events, event planners continue to search for ways to stand out from the competition. While most opt for the standard webcast presentation with a Q&A session, we can all take our online events to the next level by adopting an augmented reality (AR) solution. You’ve likely heard of virtual reality, which is a completely …

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Four Examples of Successful Online Events for Companies to Try

Examples of Successful Online Events for Companies

It’s time to embrace the new normal. Online events are no longer a “nice to have” option for businesses. They’re a necessity! As in-person events slowly rebuild from the impact of COVID-19, companies can rely on online events to keep customers and fans engaged from afar. Fortunately, virtual events and online meetings offer a flexible structure to accommodate a wide variety of …

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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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Communication is Key: Why Meetings in the Cloud Need Video

Why Meetings in the Cloud Need Video

Chances are, you’ve experienced this scenario before: Your team is all set up and ready to hop on a conference call with a large audience such as a new client. Nerves are high as you begin the call, but your team is prepared for anything. That is until the connection is poor and communication proves to be difficult. Or, you …

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Connect With Far-Flung Teams by Streaming Corporate Updates and More

Connect With Far-Flung Teams with Streaming Video

As of 2020, 7 million people — and counting — in the United States worked remotely before COVID-19. With the remote workforce growing by approximately 44% over the last five years, businesses are expanding their search for the right employees by onboarding candidates from all over the globe. Far-flung teams are distributed across various time zones and use video conferencing, webinars, and …

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4 Reasons to Transform a Traditional Earnings Call Into a Webcast

Transform a Traditional Earnings Call Into a Webcast

We all know how stressful earnings calls can be. In the span of a conference call, you need to clearly communicate the company’s financial results to investors and other stakeholders. And, depending on the number of investors on the call, this can be a real challenge. Plus, with poor audio connections, language barriers, and a lack of visual material, the …

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4 Convincing Reasons to Use Webinars and Webcasts as a Lead Generation Tool

Lead Generation with Webcasts and Webinars

73% of B2B marketers and sales leaders say a webinar is the best way to generate high-quality leads. SaaS companies, marketing agencies, entrepreneurs, financial organizations, and a myriad of other industries use webinars and webcasts as lead generation tools. Why? Because they’re effective. And, with a majority of the world stuck at home now due to the pandemic, there’s never been …

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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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Webcasting Software for Fully Managed Events for the Enterprise

Webcasting Software for Fully Managed Events for the Enterprise

According to an eMarketer survey of marketing professionals in the United States, 63% state that global virtual events with live video feeds from headliners will lead the way in post-pandemic event types. Virtual events designed to foster community and share thought leadership were a close second at 59%. Virtual events are now the new normal, thanks to the COVID-19 outbreak. Rather than …

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