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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The importance of embracing virtual communications

Posted on September 18, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under COVID Pivoting, Economic Development, Travel & Tourism, Virtual Event Planning, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

Remember when it seemed like lockdown would last about a month or two? Here we are, nearly 7 months later. During this time, the terms “pivot” and “new normal” became an everyday part of our language as businesses and organizations have had to figure out how to keep going under new restraints and circumstances. As …

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Feeling overwhelmed? Let’s talk.

Posted on July 29, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, COVID Pivoting, Economic Development, Virtual Event Planning.

If you’re an economic developer, you’ve truly been a frontline responder during the COVID crisis. As many businesses in your community have struggled to stay afloat, you’ve had your hands full supporting them. You may be creating grant programs or unique funding solutions for businesses, which come with a huge influx of work to respond …

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