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WebEx Meeting Tip – Start Your Next Meeting with a Personal Touch!

August 29, 2012 - 1 Comment

Start your next meeting with a personal touch by using one of two tools that let you add branding, excitement, information and more to your meeting before it even starts.

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Tip #1: Use the white board to provide a welcome or instructions! 

Use the white board to post an agenda, give dial-in instructions, list who’s attending and much more.

All you need to do it go to the Share > Whiteboard menu option and it will appear. The grab the text tool, choose a color and start to type.  See the photo on the right as an example.


Tip #2: Share a photo (a.k.a. document) to make starting a meeting a welcoming experience.

This is the same idea but it requires a little more effort. In this case, you’ll want to find an image that conveys the feeling you want to establish. You can also use your logo or something with your brand so folks know they are in the right place.

Use the annotation tools (same ones you used on the white board) to add words to the image. Cross marketing to other resources is a great way to use the “idle time” while your guests wait for the meeting to start. Provide your web address or a URL for your Facebook page so they can “like” your company while waiting for things to get started.

One thing to note, if the image is really large (think pixels) the text size will reduce in scale. So use an image that’s not too big. You might want to experiment a bit. To import the image go to Share>File.

Both these features are available in the WebEx basic account that you can get absolutely free. With it, you can meet with two other people so it’s a cool way to try meeting online and expressing your personal style!

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  1. We do this for every session! It creates great connection with and among participants.