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Deliver a Better Online Learning Experience [Infographic]

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Jun 22, 2015 4:33:00 PM


We've recently partnered with IMPART! Curriculum Design and Delivery to learn their groundbreaking learning theories and incorporate them into our own webinar program. Through working with Dan Streeter, founder of IMPART!, we knew we were on to something special: a new way to deliver online learning experiences that resonates with participants and changes behavior.

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Topics: Effective Meetings, Web Conferencing, Webinars

Drive Collaboration with Adobe Connect Breakout Rooms

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Jun 3, 2015 10:39:03 AM


What is a breakout room?

Breakout rooms are multiple sub-rooms within an Adobe Connect meeting where a host can assign participants to select rooms. Breakout rooms are useful when splitting up a large group into segmented smaller groups, helping to drive discussion and brainstorming to achieve the goal or objective of the online session. 

Examples of why you would use a breakout room: Interviews, focus groups, discussion topics, workshop training, and group projects. 

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Topics: Effective Meetings, Meetings, Adobe Connect

Create an Interactive Online Experience with Adobe Connect

Posted by Brittany Gunter on May 28, 2015 1:58:02 PM


 Everyone knows that web conferencing is used for screen sharing - but wouldn't it be great to have a more interactive online experience with people in your company and beyond and located around the world? Adobe Connect is a powerful tool that we are proud to provide and also use ourselves for our marketing and online training webinars to reach those near and far. 

Take a look at our recent Adobe Connect series that covers how to put together powerful layouts, create registered events and brand your Adobe Connect for a unique participant experience. Each topic has a webinar recording and a takeaway document that supplements the content discussed during our fast-paced 30-minute webinars. Review each module below and you'll be sure to impress participants during your next team meeting, sales demo, marketing webinar or training session with your newfound Adobe Connect skills. 

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Topics: Effective Meetings, Web Conferencing

It's Time to Stop Asking: "Can you see my screen?"

Posted by Brittany Gunter on May 11, 2015 9:54:00 AM


 During every web meeting, you will undoubtedly hear, "Can you see my screen?".  I cringe every time I hear this. 

Imagine never having to ask or answer this question again! Heaven. 

 

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Topics: Effective Meetings, Web Conferencing

Work From Home? 13 Tools for Greater Organization, Management & Communication

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Apr 28, 2015 10:11:00 AM


Being in the conferencing industry, I know many people who have the ability to work anywhere and everywhere (including myself!). As long as WiFi is available, it is easily manageable to complete everyday tasks. But an internet connection doesn't necessarily mean we get our work done efficiently or at all. Sometimes being disconnected from the team is a huge hindrance, and when you need to collaborate to move a project forward, communicating remotely can get messy without the proper process and tools in place.  

To help make it easier for those who have flexible work schedules, there are many new tools that help get the job done. Take a look at the below 13 tools for greater organization, management & communication that we've compiled based on the Inbound.org discussion boards for those who work from home! 

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Topics: Effective Meetings, Audio Conferencing, Web Conferencing

Fight Digital Distractions During Online Meetings, Trainings & Webinars [Infographic]

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Mar 17, 2015 12:49:00 PM


Do you find yourself logging into online events, such as team meetings, training sessions or marketing webinars and becoming so distracted with email, social media or your latest project that you find yourself no longer paying attention?

If this happens to you, you probably think to yourself after the session has ended that you just wasted your time because you weren't able to take away something useful.

Sure, sometimes you lose focus because the speaker is just dreadful, or the meeting topic really doesn't apply to you.  But for those times that you know your presence is required or you're hoping to take away something useful, it's up to you to empower yourself to take the necessary steps to set yourself up for success.  

Take a look at our infographic to learn the six best to-do's before signing on to your upcoming online meetings, trainings and webinars to get the most out of your sessions!

For more methods on fighting distraction, watch MeetingOne's recording of -
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Topics: Effective Meetings, Web Conferencing, Meetings

Have Too Many *&%^& Meetings? [SlideShare]

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Feb 17, 2015 2:18:00 PM


 

In my experience, the typical office worker has between 2-6 meetings a day. I personally have around 4 and facilitate about half of these.

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Topics: Effective Meetings, Web Conferencing, Meetings

6 Quick Tips to Dazzle during your next Webinar

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Jan 16, 2015 11:01:00 AM


Did you know that a webinar is short for Web-based seminar?  A Webinar is a presentation, lecture, workshop or seminar that is transmitted over the web using a web conferencing platform. The key feature of a Webinar is its interactive elements -- or the ability to give, receive, and discuss information.

Way too many businesses call their online events a webinar, when in reality it's a Webcast!  A webcast is when data is transmitted one way and does not allow interaction between the presenter and the audience. Generally, if you attend an online presentation where the host/speaker just, well... speaks at you-- you're at a webcast.   

Webinars are a great way to generate awareness around your product, company, idea, event, build relationships with prospects or existing clients and generate new leads through engagement.  Webcasts are a great way to bore your audience because you are not interacting with the very people you are trying to sell or retain!

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Topics: Effective Meetings, Web Conferencing

Our Guide to Running Effective Online Meetings

Posted by Brittany Gunter on Oct 17, 2014 12:50:00 PM

Online business meetings, eLearning classes and webinars using audio and web conferencing tools are typical in today's world. Having the the ability to connect at any time to do business across the globe is a necessity for many workers.  But managers are having a tough time keeping their audience engaged, as the old rules for managing an online meeting don't always apply when you have remote employees. Managers are now having to learn new tactics for keeping people engaged throughout a web meeting and figuring out how to use web conferencing tools effectively. Follow the following tips to ensure your next online meeting is engaging and the hours your employees spend in meetings are effective! 

 

General Tips for Running an Effective Online Meeting:

  • Identity the specific problem you are solving by having this meeting and do it in a single, concise sentence.
  • Ensure that your leader is an expert at running meetings or else define the leadership role precisely and pass the baton regularly.
  • End the meeting with clarity and purpose.
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Topics: Effective Meetings

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