How to Make Sure Your Online Attendees Stay Engaged | WMI

Since physical interactions are now almost impossible with the current social restrictions, it's great that we have these online platforms that allow us to communicate with whoever we want seamlessly. However, we can not let go of the fact that the online world is full of distractions, especially when you are an attendee to an event or a seminar.

However, since you are reading this, you might find yourself on the opposite end of the arrangement, trying to keep your attendees from getting distracted by Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, or any other influential social media. 

And if that is the case, then you are at the right place. We here at The Wedding Management Institute are one of the best Event Management Schools in India and let's just say that we are now pretty used to organising seminars and online events. And today we are here to help you make sure that the attendees of your online interactions are not distracted. After a little research and peek into our own experience, we have come up with the following pointers that will surely help you not lose attention. You can also read a blog about How to Maximize Your Audience Engagement For A Virtual Event in 2021

Ways With Which You Can Make Sure That Your Online Attendees Are Engaged

Here are 5 pointers that will help you keep your sessions as intuitive as possible. 

Keep Your Sessions Short

Our brain is wired in such a way that we humans find it very difficult to pay attention to one particular thing for a long time. According to research, on average, our mind starts to deviate after being a part of something for 45 minutes, may it be online classes or a work project. Hence make sure that you give your attendees plenty of breaks so that they have a fresh mind during the entire session. 

Try And Make It Fun

The more full it will be, the easier it will be for you to not lose attention for your attendees. Make sure that your session is not monotonous and if it is, make the required changes. You should also check How To Make An Effective Communication Strategy For Your Next Online Event

See To It That It's Interactive

Things are automatically more fun when they are interactive. Hence, make sure that the conversation in your session happens both ways. Or else your attendees will only get bored.

Take Questions

This is again an important aspect that helps promote the attendee's interest in the session. When you are taking questions, it becomes easier for you to understand that you and the audience are on the same page. Otherwise, the whole process is of no use. 

Ask Questions

This is another way of retaining attendees attention. If there are questions going back and forth, the session will automatically be more intriguing and will make it easier for the attendees to pay attention. 

Hence with these steps, you can easily keep your audience engaged even for long. So it better you take heed of these pointers as we here at WMI believe that these online sessions are here to stay for at least some time. 

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