There are many obstacles to overcome during your online presentation. It became harder than ever to keep the attention of your audience in a virtual meeting environment. Inefficient meetings can lead to decreased productivity or boredom of your attendees which could ruin the whole atmosphere of your session. Are you wondering how to make sure your meeting has the desired impact? Here are a few tips on how to increase the engagement during a virtual meeting.
Use various interactive tools
There are many different ways you can make your team to come together. You can boost your ideation process by working on common digital canvas, so your team members can sketch, draw and express their ideas in a visual way. Try picking up virtual sticky notes and create a fun warm up exercise. There are many online collaborative platforms you can use, such as Google Jamboard or Miro.
Make your audience interact with you
Learn about your audience. Who are they and what do they care about? Try asking your audience about their ideas or simply ask them how is their day going so far, make a nice compliment – the more you empathize with your counterpart the more involved in the meeting they will feel. Common brainstorming, voting on ideas or expressing the feedback out loudly could energize your meeting and bring you the right vibe you are looking for. Is the content of your presentation educative? Try making a fun Kahoot exercise based on your learnings!
Your speech is the most powerful tool
The most powerful way of making your virtual meetings engaging is your performance. The way you speak, play around with your voice, keep a stable pace or smile can all influence the way your audience perceive you. Did you know that eye contact is absolutely crucial when it comes to building trust online?
We know how challenging it might be to give an impactful speech online. Therefore, we have developed a tool which can help you to get the most out of your online meetings. See more about our solution on our website and let us help you to nail your next meeting.