How to Grab and Keep Your Online Audience’s Attention

Online meetings and presentations differ greatly from in-person interactions. Online events may be easier to attend, but they are not at all easy when it comes to engaging with your audience or other participants. To avoid interaction issues, let’s look at ways in which you can prepare for a meeting.

Structure your presentation

Plan it out. Don’t build your content, visuals, etc. one night before your presentation. Create really, really, really good content so that everyone stays on until the end.

Show the conflict, solve the problem. If possible, interact with each of the people attending. Find out why they’re there and how they think you may be able to help them. Once you identify their reasons, try to find a solution to their needs. How can your product/service help each of them?

According to John Cahill, a representative for Best Essay tips, you should “introduce yourself, tell your story, and welcome everyone. Then state what will follow and when. Make sure you keep your promises. If you promised that you’ll be discussing X, do it. Share reviews and case studies to emphasize results. Make sure you leave enough time for questions at the end of your webinar.”

Continuously interact with the audience

Make your event interactive by asking lots of questions and designing a format where the audience can speak their minds. At the end, ask about the relevancy of the topics covered, so you can improve your next presentation and bring it to the next level.

Delegate tasks

For example, one of them could handle the Q&A session at the end, while another could set up the visuals for the presentation. In the meantime, another colleague will look after the technical aspects, like audio, video, and live streaming. Don’t overwhelm yourself with all the tasks when you can share the workload.

Use visuals throughout your presentation

Stick to the purpose of the presentation

Wrapping Up

About the author:

Thomas Lanigan has worked for Australian Writings for 4 years as a marketing specialist, social media manager, writer, journalist, and editor. Today, he works part time for as a professional content writer in such topics as blogging, marketing features, progressive education programs, business.

This was originally posted on SpeakerHub Skillcamp.

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