Category Archives: Webinars

Does Offering a Free iPad Increase Webinar Registration?

It’s a measure of just how saturated the Webinar landscape has become when most every email invitation includes a drawing for a free iPad or Kindle Fire or whatever else is the “gadget du jour.” We’ve heard it said that such incentives “can’t hurt,” but that’s not exactly true. iPad… Read More

Webinar Invitations: Sell the Event, Not the Product

Easily the #1 mistake that tech companies make when promoting Webinars is that they forget that they’re selling an event. In order for a prospect or customer to register for your event, it’s critical that your email invitation convince him/her that the benefits of attending the Webinar make the investment… Read More

DMA Webinar: Top 10 Tips for Lead Nurturing Success

In an exclusive online event, discover how to get the most from your lead nurturing program, and how to plan for success if you’re just getting started. Join me on Wednesday, December 7 as I present a Webinar on “Top 10 Tips for Lead Nurturing Success,” hosted by the Direct… Read More

June 16 Roundtable: Secrets to Webinar Success

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

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

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