There is no doubt that webinars have become the primary choices for institutions and organizations to reach out to their employees and audience world wide. These new formats of multimedia has proven to be more cost effective ways to communicate among the people concerned. On the other hand, organizing webinars are not that easy and sometimes mistakes could not be avoided resulting to its downfall. Here are some mistakes that are commonly done in webinars in which you need to avoid.
Requiring a lot of information for registration
Remember that most people online are too sensitive when it comes to supplying their personal information. Due to this reason, avoid letting them fill up a lot of information just to register for your webinar. Their names and e-mail addresses are enough details for them to register. There is a big chance that they will not to register if they find that registration requires them to fill out a lot of information about them.
Very long introductions
Some webinars often take the time before starting for promotion of their sponsors, introduction of their speakers or guest experts or giving information. The problem for this set up is that it takes away the interests of the audience. Avoid having too long introduction for your webinars in order to manage their expectations.
Unfamiliarity of system used
Unfamiliarity of the tool used in a webinar is like signing a death wish for it. This will likely cause problems and the flow of the webinar will be disrupted. Disruptions are common causes of webinars losing their audience. Furthermore, it will also give a lasting impression to them which may affect the number of registrants in the future.
Another common mistake that is usually done by first-time organizers of webinars is the failure to set up a portion to allow the audience to ask questions. This would devalue your webinar to the audience since their expectations are not met. It is an integral part for webinars to have a portion where the audience can ask questions.
These are some of the common mistakes that are done in webinars. It is very important to avoid them at all cost.