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Checklist for running a successful webinar

  1. Plan and prepare the content of the webinar
  • Determine the overall goals and objectives of the webinar
  • Choose a topic and outline the content
  • Create any necessary presentations or materials
  • Practice the presentation and timing
  1. Choose a webinar platform and create an account
  • Research different webinar platforms and compare their features
  • Choose a platform that meets your needs and budget
  • Create an account and set up your profile
  1. Set up the webinar on the platform
  • Choose a date and time for the webinar
  • Set the duration of the webinar
  • Invite attendees using the platform’s tools
  • Set up any necessary audio, video, and presentation settings
  1. Test the webinar platform
  • Join a test webinar to make sure everything is working properly
  • Test your audio and video settings, as well as any presentation materials
  • Make any necessary adjustments or fixes
  1. Promote the webinar to potential attendees
  • Create a promotional plan and schedule
  • Send out invitations and reminders to potential attendees
  • Promote the webinar on social media and other relevant channels
  1. On the day of the webinar, log in early to set up
  • Log in to the webinar platform at least 15 minutes before the start time
  • Make sure everything is set up and ready to go
  • Greet attendees as they join and answer any questions
  1. Start the webinar on time and follow your prepared content
  • Begin the webinar on time and introduce yourself and the topic
  • Follow your prepared content and keep to the scheduled timing
  • Use the platform’s tools to engage with attendees, such as answering questions or conducting polls
  1. Engage with attendees
  • Monitor the chat and answer any questions from attendees
  • Encourage participation and engagement from attendees
  • Use the platform’s tools to facilitate interactions, such as conducting polls or Q&A sessions
  1. At the end of the webinar, thank attendees and remind them of any follow-up steps
  • Thank attendees for joining and participating in the webinar
  • Remind them of any next steps or follow-up actions
  • Ask for feedback and encourage attendees to share their thoughts on the webinar
  1. After the webinar, follow up with attendees and gather feedback
  • Send a follow-up email or message to attendees thanking them again for joining
  • Ask for feedback on the webinar and how it can be improved in the future
  • Use the feedback to make changes and improve future webinars.