Tips and Tricks for Webinar Presenters


Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: Learn ways to improve your webinars including back-end production, publicity, recording, presenting, and even after-event collection of data and analytics.

Description:  Ever wonder how presenting virtually – using a webinar platform – is different than presenting in front of a real audience? Want to polish your current webinar style and improve your presentations? Learn from the “king of genealogy webinars” Thomas MacEntee as he shares his tips, tricks and secrets to a successful webinar presentation. Thomas will cover the process from creation of the slides to marketing your webinar to how to cope when technology fails you!

Audience Level: Genealogy speakers, genealogy society leaders and those who attend or want to conduct webinars using the GoToWebinar platform.

Requirements: Projection for laptop/netbook computer on large screen; internet connection – wired or wireless (preferred in order to show live websites and resources).

Content: 4 page handout


  • What Makes for a Good Webinar?
  • Planning Your Webinar
  • Marketing Your Webinar
  • How to Deal with Guest Presenters
  • Don’t Let Technology Trip You Up
  • Set Your Environment
  • Best Webinar Slides
  • When Webinars Go Wrong
  • Handouts and “Take Aways”
  • Recording Your Webinar
  • Webinar Follow-up
  • Webinar Data and Analytics

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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