Virtual Events

How Hive Video Analytics Can Power Actionable Webcast Insights

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Webcast insights can be powerful as they help you decide what is working and what aspects need improvement to better connect with the audience. Hive Video Analytics by Hive Streaming offer a new, innovative way to understand and optimize the performance of your live events. Increased monitoring, tracking, and reporting are powered by aggregated metrics that you can easily review …

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How to Create a Happy Workforce & Reduce Churn in a Remote World

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Many companies focus their efforts on hiring the best and brightest employees. But amidst the Great Resignation, when 4.5 million employees left their jobs, perhaps human resource directors and company executives should be looking for ways to reduce churn. Reports say as many as 30% of employees who quit last year were seeking greater flexibility. Finding ways to let employees …

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4 Tips for Planning the Perfect Webcast for Demand Generation

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A webcast can be a highly effective tool for demand generation and lead generation. But only if you can engage audience members to get them thinking fondly about your offerings and create customer loyalty. A basic lecture or “talking head” product presentation won’t cut it for today’s audiences, who expect more from nearly every entertainment experience — even an educational …

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Using Webcast for Crisis Management

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In a post-pandemic world, the implications of crisis management have changed. While crisis planning may have seemed like a futile exercise in the past, the COVID-19 pandemic showed that an unforeseen event could change the world in an instant. This can include pandemics, but also earthquakes, fires, terrorist activity, floods, and data breaches. Any one of these occurrences calls for …

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The Fundamentals of a Successful Virtual Event

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In the past, business people did most of their connecting and networking in person. Looking each other in the eye and shaking hands were seen as the only real ways to make a connection. However, with advancements in technology virtual events and meetings can be just as engrossing and provide an equal amount of opportunities to interact with others. Holding …

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What are the Benefits of Webcast for the Global Enterprise?

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What Are the Benefits of Webcast for the Global Enterprise? Positioning yourself as a global enterprise includes catering to interested parties around the world who want to find out more about your services. Finding ways to connect with these people regardless of their location can be a powerful step forward for your company and extend your reach far beyond your …

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5 Ways to Run Smart Virtual Conferences

5 Ways to Run Smart Virtual Conferences

With the growth of virtual conferences, marketers within every type of organization are competing to throw a more compelling webcast to keep their audience engaged. What works in person doesn’t always work for remote events. It’s important to keep these best practices in mind for your next webcast. 1. Keep Webcasts Short Studies show that the majority of attendees prefer …

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Reach Virtual and Hybrid Audiences that Unlock Sales Opportunities

Reach Virtual and Hybrid Audiences that Unlock Sales Opportunities

If 2020 taught sales teams anything, it’s that there is more than one way to reach and engage your audience. With states on lockdown, 2020 became the year of the webcast. Prior to 2020, 51% of event marketers had never run a webcast or virtual event. According to the same survey, by spring of 2021, 85% of marketers said they believe virtual …

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Produce and Distribute Studio Quality Webcasts for Increased Audience Engagement

Produce and Distribute Studio Quality Webcasts for Increased Audience Engagement

PGi, makers of the industry-leading GlobalMeet® Webcast virtual events solution, have teamed up with Socialive to offer best-in-class event experiences for businesses. In recent years, video has grown in both prevalence and effectiveness as a marketing tool. According to the website SocialMediaToday.com, 72% of customers prefer learning about a product or service through a video. Meanwhile, 81% of businesses use …

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Empowering DIY Virtual Event Management

Empowering DIY Virtual Event Management

Are you considering hosting virtual events or a webcast for your organization or your customers, but you’re concerned you won’t have the technical know-how to use a do-it-yourself platform? Many organizations want to dive into the webcast waters, don’t have the budget for fully-managed solutions, but don’t have the staff or technology expertise to manage their own virtual event. That’s …

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Customizable Virtual Platforms that Enable Your Brand Team to Create Tailored Events

Customizable Virtual Platforms that Enable Your Brand Team to Create Tailored Events

Webcasts can be used for sales, customer education, and branding. By embracing customized webcasts for virtual event attendee sets, you can deliver a more personalized experience that will resonate with attendees. But it’s important that even within customized webcasts, you maintain consistent branding. In other words, you want your webcast interface, landing page, and marketing materials to be creative yet …

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Increase Virtual Audience Interactivity through Enhancements and Integrations

Increase Virtual Audience Interactivity through Enhancements and Integrations

Increased engagement during your webcast can lead to increased lead generation, more educated and highly qualified leads who are entering further down the sales funnel, and overall, more successful virtual events. Enhancements and integrations, from the time you begin inviting attendees to post-event follow-ups, can help boost participation and generate excitement for your event. Consider implementing these five tactics to ramp …

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5 Characteristics of Successful Virtual Events

5 Characteristics of Successful Virtual Events

Are you using virtual events for lead generation for your brand? Virtual events may be less costly to produce and boast several advantages over in-person gatherings. But if your event isn’t engaging, easy-to-access, and well-attended, your return-on-investment will suffer. From pre-event marketing to follow-ups after the event, you want to make sure you’re delivering value to your audience at every …

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Managed Services Help You Engage Audiences Both In-Person & Virtually and Hybrid Events

Managed Services Help You Engage Audiences Both In-Person & Virtually and Hybrid Events

Both virtual events and hybrid events are on the rise as people ease into public gatherings again. Organizations need tools that will enable them to engage both live and remote audiences during trade shows, conferences, or webcasts. Nearly three-quarters (73%) of event planners told trade publication MeetingSpotlight.com that they expect hybrid events to be more common in the future. Without disregarding the …

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Three Strategies for Successful Hybrid Events

Three Strategies for Successful Hybrid Events

Hybrid events, or productions that combine virtual events with real-world elements, offer businesses opportunities to reach broader audiences, keep costs low, and continue building relationships after the event through on-demand access to content. As the world shifted to virtual events in 2020, many organizations noticed the vast benefits of reduced business travel, lower production costs, and increased flexibility with webcasts. Hybrid events in …

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HR Communication Tools for Virtual Businesses

HR Communication Tools for Virtual Businesses

Managing a remote workforce brings a new set of communication and logistical challenges for today’s busy HR professionals. According to some estimates, roughly 22% of the American workforce, or 36.2 million people, could be working remotely by 2025. Having the right communication tools for your HR department is crucial if you’re running a virtual or hybrid business. But what should you look …

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How to Deliver Stunning, Secure, and Scalable Virtual and Hybrid Events

How to Deliver Stunning, Secure, and Scalable Virtual and Hybrid Events

Video conferencing and virtual events technology have advanced to the point where getting a few people on a webcast is even easier than gathering in a conference room. But what about high-capacity virtual events if you need them? For trade shows, shareholder meetings and earnings calls, press conferences and more, event organizers often need the technology to host 50,000 or 70,000 …

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Unlock the Next Level of Virtual Education for Your Enterprise

Unlock the Next Level of Virtual Education for Your Enterprise

Organizations are increasingly adopting webcast technology for virtual training. Cost-effective, easy, and engaging, this form of modern learning works well if you have a remote workforce or employees in different offices across the globe. You may also want to use virtual training even if you have employees in the office to keep your conference rooms free for other meetings and …

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Elevate Your Virtual Town Halls with the Right Technology

Elevate Your Virtual Town Halls with the Right Technology

When you’re trying to keep employees and stakeholders in the loop, virtual town halls can be a cost-conscious, eco-friendly, and effective way to do so. You want to ensure your virtual town halls go off without a hitch, though, and that requires the right technology. Follow these tips to elevate your virtual town halls with the best webcast platform available. Let Your …

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Expand Your Reach with a Virtual Trade Show

Even though business travel may be on the rise, with 72% of the members polled from the Global Business Travel Association saying their employees are “willing” or “very willing” to travel for business, companies have realized the vast benefits of virtual events, including time and cost savings. In addition, as workers worry about the Delta variant of the coronavirus, more employees may be …

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