AnyMeeting June eNewsletter

Feature Spotlight – Your Public Profile

One of the best features AnyMeeting offers has to be your own public profile.  If you haven’t used it yet, try it out, it’s like a social networking page just for you that can connect and talk to your other social networks.  The public profile is a great way to promote your meetings and yourself.

You can customize your page with a recent photo, links to your web site and information about yourself.  The profile page can also link to your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts.  Recordings of your previous meetings are stored on your profile page as well.  It’s easy to fill in and only takes a few minutes.  For more information, please see the AnyMeeting support site.

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Customer Case Study:  Self-Publishing-Coach.com

The Challenge

Self-Publishing-Coach.com is a great web site that offers resources to help and guide authors in getting their novels published.  However, many aspiring authors prefer to have more step-by-step instructions on how to get it done properly.  “Being a seasoned speaker and having a love for teaching and sharing knowledge, I decided to offer a “Get Your Book Published,” virtual class,” said Shelley Hitz Owner, Self-Publishing-Coach.com.  Unfortunately, she did not have the budget to use one of the premium webinar platforms available to give her class… Read More

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Tips for Better Presentations

Your Screensaver is Causing Me Problems

Screensavers are a great utility that come with every computer, serving as an entertaining way to prevent phosphor burn-in on your Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) or plasma computer monitor.  I personally have a family slideshow of pictures that comes up on my computer at home.  We often find ourselves watching the show whenever we walk by the computer as it is running.  However, screensavers can be a nuisance when you are sharing your screen during a webinar or an online meeting.

When hosting a webinar or online meeting, there may be extended periods of time when there is no activity on the screen.  If you are not careful, your computer may revert to the screensaver when screen sharing and your audience will see your family pictures or whatever screensaver (hopefully not an inappropriate one) you have set.  So, before starting your webinar or online meeting, be sure to check your settings and ensure that your screensaver won’t cause you any problems.

Are You in the Dark, Where are You?

A good thing to remember when you are getting ready to host a webinar and are using the video broadcasting feature is lighting.  Does the room you are broadcasting from provide enough light for people to see you?  Most web cameras do not broadcast well in dark rooms, so if there is not enough light, your attendees will only see a shadow of yourself.   Before starting your AnyMeeting video broadcast, it’s a good idea to run a system test on the computer you will be using.  The test will let you see how your image will appear to those attending your meeting, and you can adjust accordingly.

Energy saving lighting motion detectors is another thing to consider.  A lot of newer office buildings have installed them (I have one in my office) and if you are not moving around enough, the lights will automatically turn off.

Although they are great for controlling energy consumption in an office, they can be annoying for anyone giving a video broadcast.  Since there is not a lot of movement when you are presenting, the sensor will assume inactivity and will turn out the lights on your presentation.  So, if you are broadcasting from a room with one of these sensors, it may be a good idea to have an additional light source turned on so you are not left in the dark.

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4 comments on this post.
  1. Ann Shannon:

    Hello,

    I want to do a teleseminar with AnyMeeting. How do I go about having one?

  2. Damian:

    If you just want to meet on the phone using the telephone conference call line, you can do that. When you sign up for a free AnyMeeting account, you’ll be assigned a conference call number and access codes.

  3. Harish:

    Hi want you people to introduce drawing tools like pen,highligher,spotlight,arrows,etc., for the making the presentations more clear to the attendees…Help to see the reply soon …

  4. Damian:

    Thank you for your feedback, I will pass it along to our product team. In the meantime, you might be able to utilize the existing annotation tools of programs such as PowerPoint. http://www.slideshare.net/rohitagrawal/microsoft-office-powerpoint-annotations

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