Robert runs webinars from time to time on a
topics. This web page explains some of the Frequently Asked Questions
about webinars, and about how these webinars operate.
What is a webinar?
The term webinar is actually a shortened form of
is some form of seminar, presentation or conference that is conducted
over the internet. It might be a straight presentation of material to a
passive audience, or it might be an interactive conference
session. The webinar participants might be able to interact by asking
questions using a simple text-message style of interface, or perhaps
the participants by using audio as in a tele-conference (a
telephone-based conference or meeting).
These days, the
simplest and most common webinar is where a presenter simply works
through a set of presentation slides, and speaks to the audience - much
like a live slide presentation (many people refer to these as a
Some webinars are "open" so that
anyone can join in; but many webinars require each participant to
"register" first, and the webinar will only be available to those who
Most of Robert's webinars operate as follows:
you register for one specific webinar, we will automatically send you a
very specific web link in an email. This link well enable you to
connect to the webinar and participate at the scheduled time.
will need to use your internet browser software to join the webinar —
either Internet Explorer, Firefox, or similar.
will also need to hear sound using either your computer's speakers, or
the webinar starts, we will show you a series of slides (like a slide
presentation), and we will talk — basically a normal slide
presentation; but conducted over the internet.
most cases, you won't be able to talk back as the webinar
technology today is rather restrictive, especially if we have a lot of
- For small group webinars, it is possible for everyone
to speak (like a tele-conference). For these we use the Skype software
(more details at right).
How to register for a webinar?
See more information above
- Go to the Webinar events page,
and identify the required event, then click
on the link to go to the registration screen. Go to the Webinar events page
now (and this page will stay open so you can switch back to it).
you register you will need to enter some basic information (eg. name,
will also need to enter your email address so that we can send you a
Confirmation email with the correct link to enter the webinar, and we
will send you a reminder an hour before the session. You will also need
to tick the "Terms of
Service" box to acknowledge that we don't provide any
you register, and you receive the Confirmation email, simply wait until
right day and time, then click on the link in the email to join the
webinar session. If you use the Outlook calendar program, you will also
be able to add a calendar entry to your Outlook.
will automatically receive a reminder email before the event.
What happens on the day?
And for information about what happens on the day of the webinar, see
the second FAQ page.
BullCharts charting software:
webinar FAQs are answered here.
- more information about the market and investing and trading.
and Skype software
To participate in
these webinars, all you need is a web browser (eg. Internet Explorer or
Firefox) and your computer's speakers or a headset.
participate in any of the interactive webinars you will need to
the Skype software installed, and at least a free Skype account. There
is no fee involved to set this up for the free Skype-to-Skype phone
calls over the internet.
What is Skype? - If you are interested, you can see the features
the Skype software (for Windows) here. NOTE: When you
register the Skype software and create a Skype account, please do not
enter your private personal details (some of the details they prompt
for are not required).
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Last revised: 23 March, 2012.