Planning Your Webcast ? Here below are the useful webcast tips :-

1. Think Like a Live TV Producer: When you start webcasting you are basically creating a live television show. You need to think about your audience and ask yourself: Who is my audience? When will they want to watch my program? What do I need to do in the presentation to keep them from changing the channel? Do I need to make any changes in the introduction, content and wrap up to accommodate them? Etc.

2. Choose a suitable Date/Time that works for your virtual audience: If your are planning to have a live webcast to be seen by a large “live” audience than it is very important to air your webcast at a time when the largest virtual audience will be available. Don’t choose odd times and days.

3. Use Social Tools to Share Your Story: Use social tools to help your audience to tell their friends/colleagues about your webcast. Make it easy for them to email or tweet the links. Ask them to write about you webcast it in their blogs.

4. Create a Hash tag for Your Webcast. Use of Hash tags help you to form a community around your event by combining the buzz and user generated content on Twitter, Blogs, Flickr, YouTube, etc. Similarly, the hash tags will help people that are talking about your virtual session connect with each other and exchange ideas.

5. Assign Someone responsible to connect (tweet) the Virtual Audience with the Face2Face Audience: Having someone recap key points and tweet them to the virtual viewer’s helps them connect with your event. Also encourage this person to ask the virtual audience questions before and during the virtual event.

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