Zoom, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams & Google Meet – Want to hear our thoughts?

Posted on February 9, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

When planning a webinar or virtual event, there are lots of options for virtual video or webinar platforms. So, how do you decide which one is right for you? We’ve tried a lot of them: GoToMeeting, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and Zoom. Here’s our review of these four video sharing platforms… and our top pick …

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Case Study: How Our Client Successfully Pivoted Using Zoom Webinars

Posted on February 2, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Client Stories, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

Last week, in the 2020 Platinum PR Annual Report, we shared our staggering Zoom numbers: in 2020, we hosted approximately 935 Zoom meetings and spent 6,148 total hours on Zoom. That’s a lot of time on Zoom! We’ve been using Zoom for years for everything from client meetings to virtual events and seminars to our own online offerings. When …

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Platinum PR’s 2020 Annual Report

Posted on January 26, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Annual Report, Client Stories, COVID Pivoting, Event Planning, Hiring, Inspiration, News, Personal Share, Team Building, Webinars & Video Conference.

In last week’s newsletter, we talked about the importance of sharing everything your organization did in 2020 in an annual report — because decision makers won’t know what you’ve really been doing unless you tell them. This week, we’re sharing Platinum PR’s Annual Report with you! After all, we love to walk our talk! 🙂 Platinum PR …

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How to keep your audience’s attention over Zoom

Posted on November 4, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Digital Marketing, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

One challenge that comes with the territory of hosting webinars, events, and multi-day conferences over video platforms like Zoom is capturing (and keeping) your audience’s attention. In the “old days” of leading live events, all of your audience would be gathered in one space and people were more likely to give their full attention to …

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Takeaways from Zoomtopia

Posted on October 21, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Digital Marketing, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

Recently, I attended Zoomtopia, the 2-day virtual Zoom conference. This free conference offered the opportunity for people all over the world to learn more about how to use Zoom to run successful virtual offerings. The conference agenda included international Zoom users and subject matter experts, deep dive technical sessions, product updates, demos with Zoom experts, …

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7 tips to feel more confident on Zoom

Posted on September 24, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under COVID Pivoting, Digital Marketing, Economic Development, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

When you first had to move your in-person meetings to Zoom, were you ready for it, or did it overwhelm you? Initially, you might have had to adjust to Zoom in some of the following ways: Figuring out the technology to set up and schedule calls Getting comfortable with the webcam (and figuring out how …

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