Does the webinar solution offer all features that you need?
When choosing your webinar solution, it is essential that you learn about the platform and its features. First, the webinar software should be free. In fact, it should be accessible directly via the company’s website which offers this service and should not ask for installation. It is preferable that the virtual room can support multiple speakers (from 1 to 6) and a minimum of 500 participants. Regarding the pure functionality of the web conference solution, you must ensure that the room supports web camera, a chat box, a large frame for visual media (powerpoint, doc, etc …) the sound, a whiteboard and that the room is adjustable and accessible unlimited times by the speaker.
Does that solution offer the type of webinar you search for ?
Each webinar has its own objective. A webinar can be used for different purposes: to raise brand awareness, to boost brand awareness, to establish its legitimacy, to inspire customer loyalty or to train internally. Depending on the purpose, the choice of webinar changes. For example, if we use video conference solution for internal training, you must choose a tool that offers the ability to restrict access to the room by blocking unwanted participants and thus creating a private webinar. Conversely, if the goal is to increase brand awareness, video conference solution must enable the presence of a large number of participants at the same time.
Therefore, beforing choosing the video conference solution, you must be sure that this solution will offer the type of webinar suitble with your objective.
Is there any personal support ?
As an innovative solution, it is necessary to offer some assistance during the webinar. The virtual room is very convenient and easy to use but it takes some minutes to master all features. Therefore, it is necessary that a technician shows you demonstration. In fact, the webinar conference solution should provide training about the platform. That technician will ensure that your equipment is compatible and functions properly. All these preparation will help you avoid unwanted problems on day-D and have a seamless and flexible webinar.
Moreover, the solution provider should ensure that there will be technical support during webinar. As the tool on the internet, you may get some trivial technical problem, the presence of a moderator is vital to the success of your presentation.
Does this include the fill-up room service ?
Your webinar will have more chance to succeed if the web conference solution offer the fill-up room service. In fact, if you want your webinar to have maximum visibility, only sending invitation to your contacts is not enough. You should; thus, have an appropriate communication plan. The webinar provider has a database then they will invite target qualified audience. Similarly, the spread of your event through various social networks and influential blogs in the same sector will give better visibility of your webinar.