What is a webinar?
A webinar is an interactive, audiovisual, online broadcast. Thousands of participants can watch and actively participate in a webinar, live as well as on demand. The results are measurable thanks to the large amount of data that is collected prior to, during, and after the webinar. After a simple registration process, your target audience can watch the webinar from any location, at any time, and on any device. The OnlineSeminar webinar platform is completely web based, and therefore accessible from smart phone, tablet, laptop, and pc. No software download and installation is required.
Engagement by interaction
The webinar software from OnlineSeminar has a wide range of possibilities to interact with your target audience. Utilize the right functionalities, and you will create engagement with your target audience in your webinar, gather relevant data, and take the appropriate action to harvest. OnlineSeminar would be more than welcome to assist you in organizing your webinar.
The chat functionality of OnlineSeminar enables participants to respond and ask questions live, during your webinar. You, as the organizing party of the webinar, measure the opinion of your target audience by posing questions using the functionalities Poll questions and Survey. Present your product and generate leads by utilizing the Call-to-action functionality.
During all your webinars data is collected, giving you the opportunity to harvest valuable information. Personal information of your participants, time online, answers to poll and survey questions, as well as the complete chat history of all your webinars.
Look into some of the functionalities of the OnlineSeminar webinar platform:
As soon as the live broadcast has started, attendees can actively participate in the webinar. A team of moderators handles all incoming questions and remarks, answering them straight away, or sending them to the webinar host of the live broadcast. After each webinar you will receive a complete overview of the chat history.
Would you like to know which of your participants are active customers already? Or which colleagues are familiar with a new procedure? With just a push on the button you will get answers to these questions using the functionality poll questions.
Applying poll questions during a webinar yields an engaged audience, and valuable data. You will receive the results of your polls in the comprehensive report OnlineSeminar produces for you after each webinar.
Do you want to be able to reach out to your participants not only during, but also after your webinar? OnlineSeminar's call-to-action feature enables you to do so. A striking button that leads participants to a link of your choice. Participants can sign up for your mailing list, or next webinar, for example. Or they can ask for a consult or buy your product online. This is all possible with the call-to-action feature of OnlineSeminar.
End your webinar with a survey. You can ask your participants' opinion on the webinar they have just watched, or on a related subject. But the survey is also a new customer touch point, you can utilize perfectly to collect extra data on your participants. The results of the survey are part of the elaborate report you will receive after each webinar.
Are you using webinars as a learning tool? If so, the testing and accreditation module can significantly downsize your work load and therefore lead to considerable savings on expenses and time! At the end of each webinar you can offer your participants a test. Beforehand you set the parameters, and the OnlineSeminar platform determines immediately and automatically whether or not a participant has passed the test. The certificates of the webinar are sent automatically accordingly. You receive an elaborate report with all the results. No more revising work! Everything is integrated in your webinar.
Do you wish to record your webinar? OnlineSeminar would be more than welcome to do that for you. The on demand version of your webinar enables you to watch back your webinar, immediately after your live broadcast. This webinar recording allows participants who weren't able to attend the live webinar, to watch it at a suitable time. Did you set up an e-learning webinar? With the interactive on demand version of your webinar, you can still certify participants and assign Permanent Education Points (PE-points).
Improving your webinar
The OnlineSeminar platform offers several possibilities to improve your webinar:
- Presentation slides
- Video and audio
- Desktop sharing
- Remote presenter
Endless amount of webinar applications
Online communication comprises the majority of all communication. A webinar is an innovative tool with an endless amount of applications. More and more organizations recognize the benefits of a webinar in connecting with their target audience.
Lead generation webinar
In the extremely competitive market of financial organizations, OnlineSeminar is leading supplier of webinar software. No other webinar platform has this many possibilities with regard to conversion. Transparent, accurate, and directly applicable data is essential with lead generation webinars.
With every webinar you collect valuable information about your target audience. There are multiple touch points in which you can query your target audience. Prior to the webinar (registration), during (poll questions and chat), and afterwards (survey and/or test). You are completely autonomous in defining the questions. In addition to the information you gather with your questions, the OnlineSeminar platform registers information on the behaviour of your participants. For example, how much time did they spent online? For which webinars did they enroll, and in which webinars did they actually participate? The platform stores all data on participant level. This data gives you insights on various levels. Personal data, user participation, lead qualification, and knowledge level. An unprecedented quality of the webinar software of OnlineSeminar.
A webinar is an efficient tool to share knowledge. You not only safe on costs, but also on (traveling) time. You can give a lecture to thousands of participants at the same time, from one location. And your administration and review work? From now on our webinar software takes over from you. The e-learning webinar is an excellent tool to test the accumulated knowledge.
When you teach by means of a webinar, you can set certain preconditions a participant has to meet, in order to pass. In example, you can set a minimum attendance, and along with the testing module you can use the Poll question feature as a testing instrument. Moreover, with the on demand version of your webinar you immediately have reference work of your curriculum at your disposal. As with the live webinar, the on demand version is interactive and therefore suitable for testing and accreditation. Share your on demand webinar and expand your reach!
You can apply our testing and accreditation module in various ways:
- e-learning overall platform
- online course materials with testing and accreditation
- online PE accreditation
- webinar integration with offline learning
Internal and external communication webinar
Present your quarterly results or launch a new product line in a closed webinar, for registered attendees only. Securely share confidential information, wherever in the world your employees, customers, clients, and other stake holders are located.
At an increasing number of organizations we see an intensification of communication between board, management and employees. There is also an increasing desire for more interactivity and engagement. Internal communication primarily was a top-down affair. Nowadays, there is an increasing need for feedback from within the organization, as in the work force (bottom-up). A webinar from OnlineSeminar is your ideal medium for live, interactive, and above all, transparent communication with your employees. Moreover, it’s an extremely efficient tool. Is your organization operating from different locations? With a webinar you bring across your message to all your employees and stakeholders simultaneously. In addition, a webinar is a very effective tool. The willingness of employees to take in business information on video is far more higher than that of written documentation. You can initiate a webinar for purposes like recurring updates, or training. With the on demand version you grant personnel the opportunity to decide for themselves which is the appropriate time to watch the webinar. Thanks to the interactive nature of the e-learning tool, you can give your employees accreditation live as well as on demand.
One of the most significant webinar applications is external communication. Informing the target audience, B2B as well as B2C, is an important motive to initiate webinars. For example information about new products or services. You are given the chance to directly get in touch with your target audience in a personal manner. You’re no longer just the sender of the message. U accommodate your target audience to directly communicate with your company, for example represented by your CEO. Here, the fundamental idea is engagement of your target audience. Is brand engagement part of your marketing strategy? Webinars are exceptionally appropriate to incorporate in your marketing mix. Every touch point means generating warm leads. For many businesses this is the focal motivation to organize a webinar. The OnlineSeminar platform stores all participant data, which enables you to reach out to potential customers well informed, after the webinar. The richness of your data translates into sales.
B2B and B2C
The webinar platform of OnlineSeminar is suitable for B2B as well as for B2C webinars. Our webinar software offers many integration possibilities for webinars within business networks.