Category: Workshop

  • How to Do Hybrid Right: Workshop Replay and Resources

    How to Do Hybrid Right: Workshop Replay and Resources

    Toastmasters leaders need to know how to do hybrid right and fully understand both the benefits and the challenges of holding meetings and events, including contests, with mixed online and in-person participation. This workshop can help. Workshop leader Graham Cairns shared his own experiences but also interviewed Alexandre Matte (2nd place winner in the World…


  • Workshop on Hybrid Online/Offline Toastmasters Meetings: Replay

    Workshop on Hybrid Online/Offline Toastmasters Meetings: Replay

    As Toastmasters clubs driven online by COVID-19 resume in person meetings, many will be thinking about how to continue to invite online participation. There are many good reasons for operating in a hybrid format, but club leaders need to be aware of the pitfalls and the investment in equipment that may be necessary. This video…


  • Workshop Replay: Roger Courville on Boosting Engagement in an Online Presentation

    Workshop Replay: Roger Courville on Boosting Engagement in an Online Presentation

    Roger Courville, an expert on online presentations of all sorts, with an emphasis on online training and webinars, was our guest speaker for June 1, 2020. Roger has been a friend of the club since its inception, having given an earlier workshop presentation on this topic when we were recruiting our charter members in 2017.…


  • Special Educational Program with guest speaker Jesse Scinto, MS, DTM

    Special Educational Program with guest speaker Jesse Scinto, MS, DTM

    On November 4, 2019, Online Presenters will host a special educational program featuring guest speaker Jesse Scinto, MS, DTM Founder & CEO at Public Sphere LLC and lecturer in Columbia University’s graduate Strategic Communication program. He is the author of the recent Toastmasters Magazine article, The Camera Never Lies, on understanding how you come across…


  • Video for Speakers and Presenters: Replay from a Workshop on Creating, Editing and Sharing Video

    Video for Speakers and Presenters: Replay from a Workshop on Creating, Editing and Sharing Video

    This is a replay of the Online Presenters workshop on Creating, Editing and Sharing video from February 4, 2019. The version below has been slightly edited (the full meeting replay, including Table Topics impromptu speaking practice, is here). Below are some additional notes from Workshop Presenter David F. Carr.


  • Replay: “How to Connect with ANY Audience,” with Sheryl Roush, DTM, Past District Governor, Accredited Speaker

    Replay: “How to Connect with ANY Audience,” with Sheryl Roush, DTM, Past District Governor, Accredited Speaker

    In this video replay of an Online Presenters workshop, Sheryl Roush guides us through the process of connecting with any audience (online or off) by understanding the different communication styles of audience members. Here is the worksheet Sheryl provided as part of the workshop: Handout – Sheryl Roush (PDF)


  • Replay: Workshop on Setting Up a Studio for Live Video

    Replay: Workshop on Setting Up a Studio for Live Video

    Jim Guld and Chris Guld of Geeks on Tour shared the basics of light, video, and sound you need to understand to do professional live video. They host a weekly YouTube Live show on technology for travelers as a service to attendees at their in-person seminars and members of their subscription website. They have recently…


  • Replay: Workshop on Facebook Live with John Haydon, author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies

    Replay: Workshop on Facebook Live with John Haydon, author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies

    John Haydon visited Online Presenters to show how he and his clients have used Facebook Live successfully to engage with customers, prospects, supporters, and donors. Haydon is the author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies and an authority on social media marketing strategies for nonprofits. He does a weekly Hump Day Coffee Break broadcast every Wednesday…


  • Webinar: My Year as Region Advisor by Carol Prahinski

    Webinar: My Year as Region Advisor by Carol Prahinski

    OVERVIEW Confused about the Toastmasters’ organization structure?  What exactly is a Region Advisor?  How does this person help the district and our members?  This webinar provides an overview of the role, the structure, and key lessons from Carol’s experience.  The audience asked great questions, too. OUR SPEAKER Our speaker is a nine-year member of Toastmasters…


  • Video: Webcam Magic with Arlene Jayme

    Video: Webcam Magic with Arlene Jayme

    This was a presentation at Online Presenters Toastmasters, May 29, 2017 Arlene’s notes (originally shared in the chat during the meeting): LIGHTS: 3 SOURCES Two: 12Watt LED Lamps Amazon.com $15.00 each (they have gone up to $40.00 each) Shop around for less expensive options One: 42Watt LED 4 foot Shop Light Costco $30. Amazon $40.…


  • Video Replay: Guest Speaker from Zoom at Online Presenters Toastmasters

    Video Replay: Guest Speaker from Zoom at Online Presenters Toastmasters

    One of the most valuable things we learn in Toastmasters is how to recover when things go wrong in a presentation or meeting, and Online Presenters in particular will teach you how to recover from tech problems that crop up from time to time — as happened in our most recent meeting. After our guest…