How to Transition to Online Events

David Kovalcik Web Broadcasting Articles

As a result of the Coronavirus stay-at-home orders and quarantine, companies, organizations, businesses, and the like, must transition their typical in-person events to an online setting. On the surface this may seem like a simple shift. However, changing an event that has always been face to face is not easy. Various adjustments will need to be made in order to …

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8 Tips for Transitioning to Working Online

David Kovalcik Web Broadcasting Articles

Are you working online for the first time? Transitioning to working online is stressful, especially if you are doing so for the first time. With the recent closures and restrictions, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, many people have been forced to work from home. The need to stay connected and communicate with employees and colleagues is more important than ever. …

Try to Do Better Than a Goldfish When Reading This…

David Kovalcik Web Broadcasting Articles, Web Broadcasting News

The average attention span of a human is 8 seconds.  This falls just below that of the goldfish at 9 seconds.  The year is 2019 and companies, non-profits, media and even governments are all clamoring for attention and feedback (much like we are, right now). On average, we check our inbox 30 times every hour and look at our phones …

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The Death of Flash

David Kovalcik Web Broadcasting Articles, Web Broadcasting News

It’s finally official. The Flash is dead, not the superhero red masked crime-fighter but a much more pervasive and powerful application that kept the web alive with graphics for over 10 years. Adobe has announced Flash will no longer be supported at the end of 2020. If you follow any tech news sites you probably have seen a headline for …

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5 Simple and Effective Ways to Improve the Professionalism of your Webcasts

David Kovalcik Top Industry Tips for Successful Video Webcasting Presentations

“A dimly lit shadowy figure fades into focus. Old coffee cups and piles of paper are seen in the background. A family photo is seen over the figure’s right shoulder and you are certain you know one of the people in the photo. As the main character begins to speak, there is a distinct buzzing in the background and after …

4 Ways to Eliminate Distractions from your Webcast

David Kovalcik Web Broadcasting News

Hey so I want to talk about a really importa… Squirrel, Squirrel … oh yea where was I? Dug from the movie “Up” Ah, distractions by shiny objects, there are so many, especially in this world of pop-ups, modals and 5 second sound-bytes.  If you are a presenter with important information to convey and you want your audience to listen, …

The Webinar Blog Write-Up

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Ken Molay over at The Webinar Blog featured XYVID in one of his recent articles. It gives a little history on the company and reviews our new Engagement Suite. You can find the full article at Xyvid Offers Unique Webcast Engagement Tools. His Blog is a wealth of information. Head over and check out some of his other articles as …

Are your Webcasts as Effective as a Fidget Spinner?

David Kovalcik Web Broadcasting News

I have attended quite a few live conferences in my business career and there has been one significant change over recent years that has astounded me in its social acceptance: the complete lack of attention for the person speaking. By this I mean, the use of laptops, cell phones, talking to one another or just plain old nodding off during …