Tips for Running a Polished Zoom Webinar

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In this age of Covid, I have participated or otherwise engaged in a number of Zoom meetings and webinars. Many people who might not have attempted using the format have jumped in to learn it to the best of their ability, and I applaud those efforts. So many of us can participate in classes and meetings and workshops that we would not have otherwise been able to do so if they had only been offered in person.

However, I have come across a few instances when the host could have used a little more finessing to ensure a more polished and professional meeting. Here are a few of the simple tips you can utilize for a better Zoom experience.

Depending on the size and scope of your meeting, this may not be necessary. But in the case of a large class, a workshop, or a training that may involve large numbers of people who don’t know each other, this is a good place to start to keep things civil and manageable.

There you have it! A few suggestions for having a polished and professional Zoom meeting.

Amanda Mae is a librarian who has lived in too many states and enjoys anything involving books and American history.

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