You’ve worked hard at putting together your
You’ve fine-tuned your presentation to your
liking. After a few run-throughs, you’re ready to launch.
Ready, set… hold up.
Before you invite your attendees, there’s one
more step to check off your list: foolproofing.
I know what you’re thinking, “What? Why bother? What could go wrong
enough to need foolproofing?”
But hear me out, or rather, hear Eleanor Roosevelt out:
It’s vital to “learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.”
We think she had the right of it, especially
when you consider how much time and energy webinars take for everyone, host and
attendee alike, involved.
So, to foolproof your webinar and keep
everything running as smoothly as possible before, during, and after your presentation,
we’ve got five major mistakes for you to check out today, plus how to avoid
Let’s dive right in.
#1. Not making your webinar
The first webinar mistake to avoid is not
having an interactive element to your webinar.
By leaving out interaction between you and your attendees, you miss out on leaving your mark as a brand. So much so that 88% of marketers believe interactive content is what makes them different from their competitors.
If you’re hosting a live webinar, definitely
take the opportunity to ask your audience questions. Leverage your webinar
platform’s chat feature, which will allow your attendees to see each other’s