Note: this event is now available for listening on-demand via the Spear Website. Join me and a select group of expert panelists on June 16, 2011 at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET as we explore strategies for hosting, presenting, and marketing a successful Webinar. The 45-minute teleconference is… Read More
Category Archives: Webinar Invitations
Email Critique: Adobe Webcast Invite Keeps It Simple
I’ve praised Adobe’s marketing design before in this space, and the email below is yet another example of how a well-constructed brand standard can work equally well across multiple media. In this case, an invitation to download a recorded Webcast, Adobe combines a clean email design with clear, concise selling… Read More
Are Webinars too Popular?
Last week I was interviewed by BtoB Magazine for an article, “Webinars: Are They Worth It?” that appeared online today. The article contains some valuable insights on where Webinars fit in today’s B2B demand generation mix, and is definitely worth a read. As always, however, only a fraction of my… Read More
7 Mistakes To Avoid In Your Next Webinar Invitation
I’ve written a number of times in this space about how to maximize response from email Webinar invitations. The campaign below from Parallels, a Swiss-based software company, provides a handy illustration of those techniques by displaying what key mistakes to avoid. For example: 1. Sell the offer, not the product…. Read More
Salesforce.com Webinar Invitation Gets It Right
There are many things that work well in the Webinar invitation below from Salesforce.com, but one of my favorite elements is the smallest: the link at the top left corner that reads: “View on a PDA.” Click and you’re linked to a hosted, plain text, narrow-column version of the same… Read More
Poll: How Much Would You Pay For a Turnkey Webinar?
If you’ve ever developed, produced or promoted Webinars, you know they can be very labor-intensive (and stress-inducing) campaigns when managed in-house. Not including the cost of the actual technology (e.g. WebEx, audio) and developing the presentation content itself, how much would you pay for an agency or events company to… Read More
Using Multiple Offers in Lead Nurturing
From LinkedIn: “Regarding offers, I’ve always thought it best to keep to one per tactic, otherwise you’ll lower your offer’s responses because someone will inevitably click on the other offer. But from a ‘lead lifecycle/nurturing’ perspective, it doesn’t really matter whether they respond to your webinar offer or whitepaper offer,… Read More