Tag Archives: Webinar Invitations

How Far in Advance Should I Promote our Webinar?

A client asks: “How far in advance should we email invitations to our Webinars? We’ve always aimed for 2-3 weeks but management is saying that may be too much. Plus we don’t always have all the details in hand that far out. What’s the optimal notice for a typical Webinar?”… Read More

7 Webinar Invitation Mistakes You Can’t Ignore

How do you prevent your Webinar campaign from being lost in the crowd? Here are 7 mistakes you’ll want to avoid, as illustrated by an email received recently from email marketing provider Silverpop: 1. If you must use a graphic header, make it count. Graphic headers are a necessary evil… Read More

Checklist: 5 Ways to Minimize Webinar No-Shows

First, a question. From a marketing perspective, does it matter if prospects actually attend Webinars once they register? Some would argue: no, especially if those who register are net new leads, where the real value is simply getting the person to sign up in the first place. Anecdotally, our experience… Read More

If It’s Wednesday, It Must Be a Webinar Invitation

A client writes: I attended a Webinar recently at which one of the speakers prescribed scheduling lead nurturing emails on different days of the week – for example: newsletters on Mondays, product announcements on Tuesdays, Webinar invitations on Wednesdays, etc. He claimed this was an effective way to avoid campaign… Read More

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

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