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Last month was Donegal’s coolest July in 40 years

first_img Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Last month was Donegal’s coolest July in 40 years Facebook WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Google+ Pinterest PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp Twitter Facebookcenter_img By News Highland – August 1, 2012 Pinterest Previous articleNew ASTI President sceptical about Ruari QuinnNext articleDonegal group seek legal advice in fight against Household Charge News Highland Twitter Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Met Eireann figures show that for most weather stations, last month was the coolest July in at least 10 to 24 years.Malin Head reported an average temperature of 13 degrees, that’s its coolest July in 40 years.Rainfall was above average nearly everywhere except at Finner in south Donegal which reported a long-term average value of around 95%.The highest daily rainfall was reported at Valentia where 32.1 millimetres fell yesterday.Sunshine totals for July were also below average. Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week News Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrylast_img read more

Aqueous Plays Psychedelic Gorillaz & Pink Floyd Covers At Sold-Out Denver Show [Photo]

first_imgLoad remaining images Photo: Bill McAlaine Over the weekend, Aqueous hit Denver’s Bluebird Theater, selling out the historic theater on Colfax with support from Colorado’s own Evanoff. The Buffalo-based groove rockers held back nothing during the show, playing a fearlessly experimental show highlighting the band’s patented tight improvisations and offering a mix of treasured originals and psychedelic covers.Opening the show with a take on the Super Mario Bros. theme, the band quickly jammed into “Second Sight”, a staple of Aqueous’ live shows since being debuted early last year. From there, the band partially performed “They’re Calling For Ya”, an older tune from the group that has dropped off in recent years, having only been performed four times in 2018, ahead of a well-segued take into “Random Company”. Next up was “Don’t Do It”, which sandwiched the band’s second performance ever of “D.A.R.E.”, a Gorillaz cover that was first brought out during the group’s Gorillaz-theme New Year’s Eve show in Buffalo this year.As for set two, Aqueous kicked things off with a triumphant rendition of “The Median”. Unlike the first set, which saw the group running through a number of tunes and showing off their diversity of sound, in the second set, the band focused in on improvisational jamming across six songs. Following an unfinished “20/20”, the band moved into “Complex Pt. II”, marking the second time the song has been performed in 2018. Next up was “Fearless”, a Pink Floyd cover off 1971’s Meddle, marking the song’s sixth performance ever. With Aqueous playing up until curfew, “Fearless” was used to kick off a non-stop sprint to the show’s end, which also featured “Aldehyde” and “Triangle”.“Aldehyde”[Video: AqueousBand, by C.J. Strehlow]You can check out photos from Aqueous’ sold-out show at Denver’s Bluebird Theater on June 9th below, courtesy of Bill McAlaine.Setlist: Aqueous | Bluebird Theater | Denver, CO | 6/9/2018Set One: Super Mario Bros > Second Sight, They’re Calling For Ya* > Random Company, Don’t Do It > D.A.R.E^ > Don’t Do ItSet Two: The Median, 20/20* > Complex Pt. II, Fearless^^ > Aldehyde > Triangle%**Notes: *Unfinished | ^Gorillaz | ^^Pink Floyd | % With Ending | **Played up until curfewAqueous | Bluebird Theater | Denver, CO | 6/9/2018 | Credit: Bill McAlaine Photo: Bill McAlaine Photo: Bill McAlainelast_img read more

La Liga: Felix double sends Atletico to top four

first_img Costa’s claims for a penalty where ignored despite the former Chelsea striker complaining he had been held back in attempting to reach Lodi’s effort. Felix opened the scoring 20 minutes later after Lodi found space again down the left flank. Lodi played the ball back to Saul Niguez in the box, his shot was deflected to Felix’s path who smashed the ball to the top corner. The hosts’ best chance of an equaliser came six minutes before the break but David Garcia’s long-range shot could only hit the advertising boards. Felix doubled his account 10 minutes into the second half. Costa was fed the ball in the area and he squared it to Felix who side-footed home with ease for his eighth goal of the campaign in all competitions. Felix was substituted on the 69-minute mark as Simeone sent on holding midfielder Thomas Partey, who has been linked with a move to Arsenal. Despite Felix leaving the field his side made sure of three points as Marcos Llorente, Alvaro Morata and Yannick Carrasco scored in the final 11 minutes. Promoted Content18 Cities With Neverending Tourist-FlowTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our PlanetBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s HystericalBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All Time9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You Read Also: Guardiola embarrassed by treatment of black peopleThe away side’s Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak became the first non-Spaniard to reach 100 La Liga clean sheets with his performance.Atleti host Real Valladolid on Saturday and Osasuna travel to Valencia on Sunday.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Portugal youngster Joao Felix scored twice as Atletico Madrid moved into the Champions League places with a 5-0 La Liga thrashing of Osasuna on Wednesday. Joao Felix took his goal tally to eight for the season with the double at Osasuna Felix, 20, was making his first appearance since the Spanish top-flight returned from its coronavirus hiatus having been suspended for the weekend’s draw at Athletic Bilbao and had been suffering from an ankle sprain since May. “I felt good, coming back from injury after three months without playing and scoring two goals is very good for me,” Felix told broadcaster Movistar. The northerners remain in 11th after the defeat with an outside chance of making the Europa League but are also 10 points away from the relegation zone. The hosts’ coach Jagoba Arrasate was without captain Oier and Adrian Lopez who scored the equaliser at high-flying Real Sociedad, who can go back above Atltetico on Thursday with a win at Alaves. The visitors’ coach Diego Simeone made four changes from Sunday’s match in Bilbao including handing Felix, who joined the side from Benfica for 126 million euros ($141 million) last summer, a start alongside Diego Costa in attack. Felix will return to the Portugese capital in August as UEFA announced the Champions League will be completed in Lisbon with a ‘final eight’ format after Atleti knocked holders Liverpool out of the competition in March. Left-back Renan Lodi had the best of the early chances as his whipped effort in the eighth minute was straight at goalkeeper Ruben Martinez.last_img read more

Huffington Post lists 15 reasons why Cape Town is No. 1

first_imgSunset in Sea Point, Cape Town. By Anne Taylor20 May 2014“One destination continues to hold the number one spot in our wanderlust-filled hearts: Cape Town,” writes Hayden Rockwell in the Huffington Post’s Travel section. “Trust us, if you’re going to travel anywhere this year, it should be to Cape Town.”Warning travellers that they should be prepared for cooler-than-summer temps, he goes on to list 15 “facts” – because he can’t sell us on opinion  alone – why Cape Town should be Number 1 on your travel agenda. A few of my favourites:• From Clifton to Camps Bay, you’ll find some of the most picturesque beach communities at the foot of the mountain. There are plenty of beachfront bars to enjoy a sundowner at: “With a Savanna Cider in hand, the awe-inspiring sunsets will make you wonder where this beautiful place has been all your life.”Just outside the city is … Boulders Beach, “home to about 3 000 adorable penguins. Just imagine the Instagram potential of this place.”• Long Street is “pretty much Bourbon Street, but it’s not nearly as over-crowded or over-priced. The nightlife in Cape Town is unmatched. The drinks are cheap, the bars are fun and the music scene is taking off.”• The Neighbourgoods Market at Old Biscuit Mill is “the most epic weekend market of all time. Spend a Saturday roaming through the stalls and we assure you, you’ll never want to leave. Exotic food creations are not limited and the Ostrich burger should be at the top of your list.”It’s been one hell of a year so far for the Mother City, ranking high on most international travel lists. Having moved here from the Eastern Cape three years ago, I’m still relishing the city as a fresh-faced immigrant. Exploring Kirstenbosch, hiking in Silvermine Reserve, and sundowners on Llandudno beach remain my top three things to do.Read HuffPo’s full list hereFind out more about Travelling to South Africa on SouthAfrica.infolast_img read more

Live Blog: The Workings of Social Business

first_imgalex williams A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Related Posts Yesterday at Lotusphere we heard about IBM’s big push into social business. Today, the focus is on the way social business works. IBM executives say the company is past the tipping point in its adoption. This session will be more about how to use social technologies in a business setting.Let’s get started!8:40 A.M. EST: Starting with a well produced video about the smarter planet campaign with examples of the work’s success and its media visibility.8:45 A.M EST: Mike Rhodin is on stage. He is talking about the monumental challenges that companies face in a complex world. He points to the overwhelming amount of dta we create. By some measure it is on the order of 15 petabytes per day. Rhodin is looking a the entry points for marketing and customer service; product development and operations. This means:Push marketing to trusted relationshipsR&D to shares insightsEmail and phone to professional networksRhodin has introduced John Iwata, the marketing executive behind the smarter planet campaign.8:55 A.M EST: Iwata is talking about the beginnings of the smarter planet initiative. He pointd to the forces driving a smarter planet:Instrumented: Smartphone shipments will outpace PCs by 2012.Interconnected: Social networking now accounts for 22% of all online time.Intelligent: The age of the zettabyte is upon us.Iwata is now discussing the business value for the new world of business. The question is about how behaviors will change as the people become the center of the enterprise.9:02 A.M. EST: To drive the value for social bisness ot needs to be secure and scalable. It has to have business outcomes that matter. And it requires responsible management practices.9:04 A.M EST: Panel! Executives from Cemex and State Street. The State Street executive makes a point we ehr a lot about. The company saw multiple groups adopting social media practices. For example, it was being considered for training and collaboration. The company has 27,000 employees. The goal was to use social media to bring more intimacy to the company. Iwata is with the group. He’s talking about the adjustments that were needed as the organization shifted from a “funnel” approach to one more about community. The shift is in how people are transformed to be part of a community that generates direct outcomes.9:12 A.M. EST: Starting in the late 1990s the drive at IBM for the Internet was internal. Last year, he went to the executive committee who reacted strongly against the idea of social business and shooting people through the firewall so to speak. The meeting was cut short. It has been a transformation since that point that had to be approached with sensitivity.9:18 AM EST: The fear of the unknown is a gigantic hurdle for management. The State Street executive said they had to move from risk avoidance to risk management. One lesson: make the entire process opt-in. It is not required. People engage on their own terms but the culture is there to support people. It’s not without risks. There are always risks in emerging markets.9:25 A.M. EST: That’s it for now! Back in a bit.10:01 AM EST: I am getting a demo of the Blackberry PlayBook, the RIM tablet device launching this quarter. The view is of the Web, not apps. The seven-inch tablet has apps but they are from companies such as IBM and Microsoft. It’s always a good question why RIM did not get its tablet out sooner. But it’s not just about the tablet. It’s about the entire ecosystem. From a Blackberry perspective, there is the need for apps. There is a need for apps that use touch. To encourage developers, RIM is having contests for people to develop apps. Applications are being built into App World, which serves Blackberry devices and PlayBook. The focus ins on open standards to help spawn the development. There will be a native SDK available for the device but developers can build on it otherwise through such platforms as Adobe Air Mobile Framework. Almost all of the apps are Adobe Air. For IBM, the approach is more about HTML 5 to attract developers. Developers may also develop on Web Works, the platform for technology development.What can I do with it? QNX is the operating system for the device. 12:57 P.M. EST: Sitting in a session about Social Business ROI. IBM’s Sandy Carter is moderating. Carter is vice president of social business and global sales for the Collaboration Solutions Group. We’ll hear from Slumberland Furniture and Windsor University. 1:20 P.M. EST: Question to start: How did you become a social business?. Slumberland executive said the company follows LEAN, a way to reduce waste. Social media technologies fit into this perspective. A technologist from the Trinidad government is using mobile technology for social purposes to connect citizens. A manager from the University of Windsor is using technologies to create intelligent systems for reducing waste and enhancing the health of the community.1:23 P.M. EST: Slumberland is helping franchises get information. The goal has been that each franchise provides the same experience for customers. Social technologies are being used primarily for training. The company is also leveraging the expertise of the sales people to train people throughout the organization.The Trinidad government manager said they have streamlined information between ministries and its Web sites. The project allows the content to be built in a single repository.It allowed for the elimination of duplicate information and it provided a uniform message. The portal is sued to great feedback from customers. There is no strategic, cohesive way to get the feedback. That’s a next step. The government is now focusing on the mobile device as there are far more mobile devices among the citizenry than personal computers. They are using SMS information from citizens to then aggregate and then distribute that data to the ministries. The message is acted upon and then confirmation is delivered back to the citizens.1:34 P.M. EST: The University of Windsor has a pay it forward project. The community is embarking upon an effort to integrate an intelligent system and is planning for a new border crossing to the United States. There are a number of homes that need to be demolished. Many are new homes. The University of Windsor manages a project that salvages the new plumbing, HVAC and other infrastructure of the homes. Social technologies are being used to enhance communication and chronicle the salvaging operation.1:40 P.M. EST: In Trinidad, the story is about using IT to benefit citizens instead of for internal purposes. The IBM technology cost $10 million, which included software and services.Paul Greenberg caught this bit about customer spending on social technologies from IBM: 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market 2:12 P.M. EST: On to the next discussion with the Australian Football League (AFL). The group talked to Major League Baseball that had been using a portal as a front end for baseball data. It’s statistics, financial performance and other information. The AFL learned from what they did and applied to its code for the purposes of collecting data about the financial performance, crowd attendance, TV ratings and other matters such as human resources information. The portal also keeps track of the youth leagues. The portal brings the disparate data into one portal environment. The portal helps provide context. It has role-based security so people in finance are the only ones to see the relevant information.The system will be expanded to the18 football clubs in the league. People with the clubs get the data relevant to them and information that has been filtered to be shared across the league. 3:09 P.M. EST: Ted Schadler of Forrester Research is on stage at the Social Business Industries Symposium. Good analysis of how the team was needed at BestBuy to make the integration of APIs possible through Twelpforce. BestBuy had issues with acceptance. Some of the lessons learnd:Start with people, not objectivesTechnology mattersWork across organizational bundariesSchadler says Only an empowered employee can serve an empowered customer.The bottom line: technology empowers people, mobile, social, video and cloud. It empowers customers and employees.3:17 P.M. Schadler says people work when and where they want to. It may be they work more at home. Women next to me is skeptical. Shaking her head. Ha! Schadler says empowered customers that will set the pace in this age of empowerment. It means listening. Product development needs to listen. Employees need to engage. Here is where social media irks me. I am listening to a preacher. A lecture. Ugh.Roles change. What is IT’s role? What is your role? What is the role of marketing? Sales? Customer service? You need to set your team’s expectations. Small wins are surer than big commitments. The tools need to fit into existing ways of working. Everyone has to benefit. Build 80% of the project then listen. It needs to be treated as a business risk, not a technology one.3:25 P.M. EST: Panelists are on stage. All are from IBM with the exception of Schadler.Sandy Carter is asking when the executives had that moment of understanding about the importance of social technologies. Ben Edwards is vie president of of Web Experiences Software. His moment of realization came when the C-Suite began to accept it. Alice Chou is director of DeveloperWorks, a site for the IT community. The moment for her came when she realized they had to connect with people on Facebook and Twitter. They’ve since built a social platform for the IT community. It now has 600,000 members. Larry Bowden is vide president of Web Experiences Software. He said there was a moment when he saw a group of doctors establish their own community. They used their collective wisdom to improve services to patients and help save lives. These types of communities will have impacts on all of us. This is a trending example I am seeing. Schadler says he had a moment when he saw his kids create YouTube videos with claymation characters they made.3:36 P.M.EST: Edwards says it is important to transform relationships. At that poinnt, you need to embrace the fact you need a governance council. This is weird if you have been in the social technology world for any time. Bit it may be needed as the CIO and General Counsel. Mitigate the risk to get the full business value. Companies feel overwhelmingly it is worth the effort. Companies and organizations see risk as keeping them from adopting social technologies. The risk needs to be managed.3:49 P.M. EST: Chou is in the business of driving skill building and awareness. That does creare an issue with internal powers that sometimes too much is being given away. It’s her group’s view that the more skills on the street, the better it is.What’s hot? Video? Schadler says Video is going to be an important tool for training and other means. Social gaming is gaining acceptance, Carter said.4:00 P.M. EST: Ended with each panelist having to sum up thoughts in 140 characters or less. They all did it. I counted. 🙂5:13 PM EST: I am talking with Irene Greif, IBM Fellow and director of the Center for Social Software. The group works in concert with Lotus. Part of what Greif will talk about in her keynote tomorrow is the synergy between analytics and social. It’s representative of the way data is unifying across different domains that had historically been separate. The lab’s research reflects what we are seeing in the market. For instance, there are several research projects that draw on the need to draw people into applications. The gaming research is to draw people into new user interfaces thar are more engaging and meaningful for their work. Collecting tags and metadata becomes a game. You earn points for how well you do.Activty streams are becoming widely used by customers. The lab is trying to make sense of the activity streams that are so predominate. This is done in different ways. It may be done with visualization. Morning Report, for instance, helps you see what you need to see in the morning. Dog Ear was the name for social bookmarks. It was like Delicious. It influenced the user interface for the Connections product. That was seven years ago. Another example is SaND Stream, which is where activity stream technology is developed.6:41 P.M.EST: What would a live blog be without a party update? I am at the party hosted by ZL Technologies and actiance, formerly known as FaceTime Communications. Heavy appetizers everywhere. What party are you going to tonight? Ping me and I will come by and do a live update. Time for the House of Blues! Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Tags:#cloud#events Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…last_img read more

How can you impress your client by making a smart conference hall?

first_imgThe Rise of the Smart Home, Apartment or Condom… Conducting a meeting in your conference hall, in earlier days, was considered as a hectic task. Arranging everything and turning the meeting into something fruitful, without using technology, was difficult. Almost every office has a conference hall where they can conduct their meetings. In the current scenario, technological advancements have gained success. It provided us the freedom, which compelled us to conduct conferences with much more perfection and in a computer-aided environment.Clients, on the other hand, pose great value to any business. The happier they are with your services, more will be the business profit and success of your company; as simple as that. Moreover, you will interact with your clients in the conference hall, it serves as the front image for your company. In case you want to impress your clients, you should upgrade your conference hall from the traditional one to a smart one.Since you are integrating all the latest technologies to ease your work, why not upgrade the conference hall, where you crack all your deals? It will have a more personified and effective impact on your clients. At an average, conference rooms are used for about four to five hours a week, but it is important that the overall design of your room does not hinder your business agenda.Related Read: 4 Public Companies Investing Large Sums in IoTHere are the ways by which you can impress your client by transforming your conference hall into a smart one.Make it simple to Connect The Key to Smart Home Success: Safety and Security James Grills James Grills is a technical writer with a passion for writing on emerging technologies in the areas of mobile application development and IoT technology. He is a marketing advisor – currently associated with Cumulations Technologies a mobile app development company in India. Tags:#client#conference#conference hall#security#smart home#visual data center_img How Much of Your Home Life Will Be Automated in… Related Posts Productivity always depends on time, therefore, use it effectively. The more you are productive in your business; the better will be the profit and success ratio for your business. In a conference hall, eliminate all the time wasting barriers and focus on things which will impress your client to the fullest level of satisfaction. Use a laptop or a Smartphone to connect the projector, it will not only save your time but will also give a positive effect on your clients.Keep your conference meetings simple. Make sure everything is arranged properly and all the gadgets like laptops, smartphones, etc. are working properly. Upgrade your wired connections to wireless and reduce the chaos. Investing in wireless technology will simply enhance your working to an enormous extent.Sharing Visual information on Multiple ScreensBy placing some visual screens in your conference halls, you can impress the clients with unbelievable boundaries. When we talk about the smart conference rooms, we think about how efficiently all the modern technological resources we can use. With multiple screens available in your conference hall, it is advisable to use them to get the most benefits. It may include the devices or displays present in your conference hall. Ideally, all the contents which you have made for the clients will be visible on devices as well as on the display.Hence, doing this will create a context for the larger device and content being shared from each device. The more you visualize your content; better your company’s reputation and revenue will be.Use Smartphone’s and tabletsGone are the days when company’s used the traditional whiteboard and pen to depict their ideas in the conferences or meetings. In this technology dominant world Smartphones, laptops and tablets have become the greatest tech giant as well as a boon to millions of business all over the globe. Allowing the use of such devices in conference hall can impress your client at the first go. Well, everyone wants simplicity and nothing can be better than holding a Smartphone and having each and everything at your fingertips.It’s easy to work with the smartphones or tablets, instead of using a desktop or laptop. Any projector can connect to these devices for displaying your business proposals to the clients that too in an easy way. It eliminates the use of wires and cables which usually remains tangled most of the time. Apart from this, mobile app development company in India provides a range of apps for conference calls and other useful business purposes for making business meetings easier.Better SecurityOne of the major key points in building any smart conference hall is security. Without adequate security, none of the business will achieve anything in the long run. You should levy tight security constraints upon every business policy for preventing any intruder to have access to your confidential data being shared in your conference hall.It is important to seek out smart conference room technologies to attain the highest level of satisfaction regarding security. Information should be encrypted properly and should also meet the desired security guidelines. You should impose the security constraints in such a way that only those individuals who are in the conference hall can access it.Don’t ever forget the basicsWith the upcoming technology devices, videos and audio still stand as the baseline for any smart conference meeting. Thus, it is advisable to invest in good audio, video resources for your conference room to meet the requirements. Visualizing and hearing have always been a key to every successful business meeting. With the latest Dolby Atmos sound coming into the limelight, you can use them in your conference halls to make a great and long-lasting impression on your client.The main thing to keep in mind is to make your conference room smart yet effective. Making your client feel comfortable in your conference hall should be taken care of. It will help them in paying more attention towards your proposals. Hence, in modern day world where things are changing drastically, making of a smart conference hall should be the top priority for any business organization to attain new heights of success. Use This Crowdfunding Hack to Fund Your Automat…last_img read more

Which Types of Form Fields Lower Landing Page Conversions?

first_img Topics: Easily build and embed forms on your site. Try HubSpot Forms for free.Thus, the number of fields on a landing page is a balancing act between user experience and business needs. Analyzing over 40,000 landing pages from our customers, I first looked at how conversion rate changes as the number of fields on a landing page increases.I found that as the number of form fields increases, conversion rates decrease slightly, but not as steeply as I expected. I then looked at specific types of form fields, starting first with simple, one-line text fields.Again, to my surprise, I found that there is very little decrease in conversion rate as the number of single line text fields increases. I then turned my attention to more sophisticated fields, first multi-line text entry “textareas.”Here I found that multiple textareas have a powerful depressing effect on conversion rates. Finally I analyzed drop-down select boxes.Again, here I found that the presence of multiple drop down fields on a landing page tends to be associated with lower conversion rates.The takeaway here is you should use as few form fields as you can on your landing pages and be especially cautious with more sophisticated text areas and select boxes. The goal of landing pages is to collect information from visitors to allow them to be potentially converted into a customer. Naturally as marketers or sales people, we want to ask for lots of information from visitors. Users on the other hand want to spend as little time as possible filling out the landing page to get access to the offer they’re trying to get. Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlacklast_img read more

How to Host Your First Webinar

first_img Originally published Mar 28, 2011 12:00:00 PM, updated October 14 2019 Webinars Topics: In my last post, I reviewed how to setup and promote your webinar . Now the time has finally come – it’s the day of your scheduled webinar and you’re ready to get things rolling!Download Now: Free Webinar Planning KitHow to Host Your First Webinar – Part 2: Day of the Webinar Stage 3: Execute 1 hour before the webinar Remind Your Registrants – It’s that time again, time to remind your registrants that it’s almost time for your wonderful webinar! Again, this email can be scheduled ahead of time using a system like GotoWebinar. Setup Your Webinar Room – Use the Webinar Room Requirements List below to get everything – and everyone – in your reserved room. Log into the Webinar – Your presenter should be logged in and sharing his/her screen. Make sure your presenter closes any unnecessary and distracting applications like email and instant messenger. You also should turn off or remove any cell phones as they can cause interference. The moderator should be logged in and able to moderate the Q&A. And, finally, use your mock attendee computer to log in as a normal attendee would and use the headphones to hear the audio from the event. The mock attendee computer will help you catch any issues as soon as they happen.Webinar Room Requirements ListPresenter’s computer plugged into a/c power and Internet (wired is better than wireless).Moderator’s computer plugged into a/c power and Internet (wired is better than wireless).Mock attendee’s computer plugged into a/c power and Internet, with headphones.Phone (not a cell phone) to deliver speaker audio.Water or other drinks for speakers – you’ll get thirsty!”Webinar in Progress” sign for the door – not only will you feel official, but people will be less likely to interrupt your live event. 2 minutes after webinar start time Start the Webinar – You typically don’t want to start right on the dot of your start time. That’s because many people will try to arrive right at that time and you don’t want a majority of your audience to come in mid-introductions. Review Housekeeping Items – No, I don’t mean how to fold the corners of your bed sheets. Housekeeping items for a webinar include how the audience can interact with you (Are you doing Q&A? Will you answer questions live or via chat?) and if attendees will get the slides and/or video recording after the event is over. Record – If you’re planning on recording your presentation (most webinar systems let you do this), remember to hit that record button! Present – Present your wonderful content and cap off the presentation with some live Q&A and thanks to the audience. 1 minute after the webinar End the Webinar – Log out of the webinar and end the event for the attendees. Make sure you’ve hung up the phone before you start talking about how the presentation went! Pat Yourself on the Back – You just completed your first webinar! Congratulations! Up Next: What Now? Your Post-Webinar To-Do List Don’t forget to share this post! AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to Email AppEmail AppShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to MessengerMessengerShare to SlackSlacklast_img read more