Creating a webinar

Everything you need to know for creating your first webinar

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Creating a webinar

Select webinar type

With WebinarGeek, you have the option to create a live webinar, an automated webinar or an on demand webinar.
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Choose a title

What’s the name of the game?
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Webinar language

Create a webinar in a different language. At this time, it's possible to create your webinar in Dutch, English, Spanish, French and German.
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Setting date and time

How to change the date/time and how to cancel a webinar in WebinarGeek.
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Estimated duration of your webinar

Set an estimated duration of your live webinar so people know what to expect during the registration process.
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Access control

When creating a webinar, you can easily choose how viewers are able to register for your webinar.
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Extra broadcast(s)

Add extra webinar broadcasts to reach a bigger audience.
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Offering a replay

A replay is a recording of your live webinar. After a webinar you have the choice to offer your replay to viewers and non-viewers.
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Connect a webinar to a webinar series

Connect webinars to create a webinar series. An useful feature for creating a course with different lessons, for example.
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Copying a webinar

Want to keep the settings from your old webinar? That's possible with WebinarGeek! Simply copy them from your old webinar to the new one.
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Edit webinar

You can edit your webinar whenever you want to. Save your webinar as a draft or edit your webinar after publishing it.
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Real-time page editor

You can change various pages, such as the registration and confirmation page, to your own style in the convenient real-time page editor.
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Registration process

Registration options

With WebinarGeek you have many options for registration. For example, create a registration page or place an embed form on your website.
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Registration page

The first step in the registration category is the registration page. You’ll automatically end up here after creating the webinar.
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Registration fields

The registration- and consent fields make up the registration form. With these fields you’ll be able to collect the required information.
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Watch without registration

Set up a direct link to view the webinar without registration. Opt to either require a first name or no information.
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Confirmation page

After someone registers for a webinar, they end up on the confirmation page. You can change this page to your liking.
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Embed form

The embed form allows visitors of your website or blog to register for your webinar without having to leave your page.
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Payments

It’s very simple to organize paid webinar sessions with WebinarGeek. Request payment from viewers to participate in a webinar.
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Integrations per webinar

A connection with your favorite email marketing software will enable you to directly add a webinar subscriber to a list.
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Registration settings

Continue the registration process and adjust it to your liking here.
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Variables for the registration and confirmation page

You can add variables on the registration and confirmation page to make it more personal!
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Webinar settings

Configuring chat

Get more out of the chat function during your webinar with the right configuration.
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Avatar

Apart from your username, you can also set a personalized image for your account to customize your appearance even further.
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Webinar page

You can give your webinar page your own look and feel. Edit your webinar page to customize it to suit your brand.
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Countdown page

Edit the countdown page to match your branding.
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Creating a presentation

Learn how to create your webinar presentation slides. We explain all the steps on how to export your PowerPoint presentation and more.
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Uploading your presentation

How to upload a presentation in WebinarGeek to show during your webinar.
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Video injection

You can play (YouTube) videos during a live webinar. For example, to show a testimonial or a product demo.
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Use external videos

In this document we explain which external video files you can use and how to insert these into WebinarGeek.
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Creating a recording for an automated or on demand webinar

Don't have a recording for your automated or on demand webinar yet? Then you can create one through a live webinar in WebinarGeek.
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Sales page

The sales page is a page that becomes visible to viewers once the webinar ends.
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Evaluation form

The evaluation form is a tool with which you can get input and/or feedback from viewers about your webinar.
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Test a webinar

Open test webinar

By failing to prepare, you prepare to fail. That’s why it’s essential to test a webinar well beforehand.
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Test video and audio

When starting the test webinar for the first time, your browser will ask for permission to use your camera and microphone.
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Invite a test attendee

You can invite someone to view the test webinar. The test webinar can only be viewed from Google Chrome on a desktop or laptop.
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Test it as a viewer

Test your webinar before giving your real webinar. This way you avoid surprises and are well prepared.
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Start test webinar

This article explains how easily you can start a test webinar to check your video and audio.
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Testing screen share

First, open your dry run. Click on the screen share icon under the video to share your screen.
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Test interactions

In the control panel, choose the lightning bolt icon on the right side. Select your call to action, poll or info box in the drop down menu.
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Chat with test viewers

To the right is the control panel. The tab with one speech bubble is the private chat, and the tab with two bubbles is the public chat.
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Test presentations

When opening the live (test) environment, you’ll immediately be able to see the camera and presentation on screen.
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Test video injections

You can only start a video injection after going live. Select the video you’d like to play and choose 'Play Video'.
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Broadcast a webinar

System requirements

An overview with minimal system requirements for the host and participants of webinars.
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Final preparations for your live broadcast

The time has come for you to start a live webinar. The final preparations have to be made and we are happy to help you with this!
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Start your live webinar

Setting up and starting your live webinar.
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Change your cam/mic during the webinar

During webinars you can choose another webcam or microphone at any time. By doing this, you can change the angle from which you are seen.
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Start interactions

In this guide we will teach you everything about starting interactions during your webinar.
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Participants list

As a presenter you can see the list of participants/viewers before, during and after going live.
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Operating chat

In this guide we will teach you everything about how to operate the chat during your live webinar.
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Start a presentation

Read how to start a live presentation in WebinarGeek. Click on 'Open live webinar' in the webinar dashboard to get to the webinar room.
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Start video injection

Read how to start a video injection in the WebinarGeek app. Please note: you can only start the video when you are live!
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Screen sharing

Click on 'Open live webinar' in the webinar dashboard to get to the live environment. From there you press the screen icon.
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Optimal broadcast quality

Tips to achieve optimal broadcast quality with WebinarGeek. The image and audio are in HD quality and in real time.
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Resume or restart a live webinar

Read here how you can resume or restart your live webinar after you have been disconnected from the internet.
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Mixing your audio virtually

If you want to stream the sound from the microphone and the computer at the same time, you will have to mix the sound.
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Participating in a webinar

How you participate in a webinar as a viewer.
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Broadcasting using RTMP

The benefits of RTMP are streaming with a higher bitrate than the browser usually permits and more control over what’s part of the stream.
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Replays

Recording live webinar

Your live webinar will always be recorded automatically The recording starts when you press ‘Start live webinar’.
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Configure the replay

When creating a live webinar you can configure the replay. The replay is enabled by default. You can disable it by clicking the switch.
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Change replay settings

The option to change the replay availability for each individual broadcast is always available. You can do this in the replay settings.
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Offering replay in limited availability

Click on your webinar > 'Replay' > 'Settings'. Click on the switch by 'Availability' and set the availability to a specific date and time.
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Receive questions

During the on demand webinar there is a possibility that viewers can ask questions. You can set this up at any moment.
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Send replay emails

You can start sharing the replay as soon as it's available. You can send a replay email to all subscribers or share the public link.
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Share public watch link of replay

The public link is a unique link for each replay that can be easily shared.
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Download replay

The video file of the replay can be downloaded as an MP4 file after your webinar.
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View replay statistics

The replay statistics can be found in the statistics of your webinar.
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Edit replay

After downloading your webinar you can edit the replay with video editing software. Camtasia is an example of a popular editing tool.
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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about replays.
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