Online Presentation Tips from an Online Presentation Coach

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Introduction

It happens quite often: a dynamic speaker is selected to deliver the keynote for your online event. But, the online presentation falls flat. The speaker, while quite dynamic in person, is used to making eye contact with the audience and gauging their body language. The speaker is not used to presenting online, where the audience takes the form of a webcam or video camera.

For insights and tips on online presentations, I sought out Terese Cooke Bottner, Online Presentation Coach with our partner, bXb Online. Here’s our Q&A with Terese. Put me in, coach, I’m ready to play (today).

5 Reasons to Host Internal Communications Online

Introduction

“When leaders look at their reputation, traditionally the focus has been communicating outside the organization. Now, more leaders are getting the importance of communicating internally.” That’s a quote from Jackie King, national practice leader for Change & Internal Communications at Hill+Knowlton Strategies, in an interview published at Financial Post.

King relates a quote from The Economist, “Employees are becoming the unattended guardians of the brand.” So as your employees interact and engage with others (outside the office), they carry with them the reputation of your brand. This means that the better informed they are, the more effective they can serve the role of “brand guardian.”