Last updated on December 17th, 2021 at 01:41 pm.
This Getresponse Webinar Tutorial is part 3 of the GetResponse Tutorial PDF Post.
The downloadable GetResponse Tutorial PDF is available in the page link above.
You can host and record Webinars depending on your Getresponse plan. Check out the Getresponse pricing plans here.
Create a new Webinar
On the Menu, click on Webinar.
Then Click on Create live Webinar to get started.
Give the Webinar a name. The name will be publicly viewable by anyone who lands on your Webinar promotion page.
Webinar Basic Settings
Next, let’s look at the Webinar Basic settings.
These are the actual details about the Webinar. Details such as the url for the Webinar, date and time of the webinr, Agenda and the thank you page to be shown after.
Click on Add details to add the basic settings of your Webinar.
URL – This is the link you can share in your emails and social media to get people to join it. It takes after the title of your Webinar, however, you may edit it.
Date and Time – Set the specific date and time you will hold it.
Duration – Let people know how long it will last.
Lobby message or agenda – Write something that people can read when they land on the main page. Write a message or the agenda of what you’ll cover in your presentation.Thank-you page – You may use a Getresponse Thank you page or an external page. Click on it to view the settings available for you.
As shown in the screenshot above, the basic settings are pretty self explanatory. Edit the Webinar settings to reflect your scenario.
Once you’ve edited the basic settings, click on Save this step.
Registration and subscription settings
This option deals with registration and subscription options such as which email to use, which list to connect with the Webinar and other control options for your webnar.
From address : Subscribers will see that the email came from this address. You can change or add emails by going to, My Account >> manage Account >> Email Addresses .
Add to which list : Choose a list to work with. If people have to sign up to join, then they have to be added to a list.
Add to Autoresponder: If you have autoresponders already created, you may add any new Webinar subscribers to it. Choose from what point in the Autoresponder you want to add them.
Registration required: When this is enabled, if anyone visits the main Webinar page, they will have to enter their email and name to get access to your webnar.
Password protected : You can set up a password and share it with your attendees. Those without the password will not be able to join.
After setting up the registration and subscription settings, click on Save this step.
Then click on create to create it.
Once your Webinar is created, you can share the link and promote it on social Media, via email Marketing etc. If you go to the Webinar page (Menu >> Webinar) you will find all the info for your webnar and you can edit or copy the link.
Check out this video for a Webinar Room walk through.
For you to actually host a Webinar, you need to upgrade your account to the Plus Plan or higher.
How to Host the Webinar
To start hosting the webinar, click on the ellipsis on the right. You can join as the presenter or as an attendee.
Some of the things you can do are:
- Join as a Presenter /host
- Send invites via email Newsletters
- Invite guest Presenter
- View as Participant / Attendee
To start hosting, click on Join as Presenter.
You can then go live Immediately or first of all make preparations as seen in the screenshot below.
I will click on Prepare Event.
The following is a screenshot of the Webinar Room. Just click on any icon and learn more about it. Once you have setup everything, click on Start Event.
It is important to prepare and test everything before the scheduled commencing time of the Presentation.
Below is a screenshot of the Webinar Room. All the features you need to host your presentation are on this page.
Let’s look at some preparation settings. Most importantly you need to ensure your Audio / Microphone and Video/ Webcam are working before you start the event.
You can check the video audio settings in the gear icon on the right.
You may also need to share your screen. Perhaps you are demonstrating code or slides. You have to enable sharing.
Ensure your Audio and Video is working. Click the gear icon to reveal the following options.
Click on Menu to view more features and options available for you (screenshot below). Feel free to join the Webinar early so that you can click these options and see what you can do with each of them.
Once you are familiar with the options, click on start event.
You can change the event type. Click on Webinar/ event type to choose an event type. The following is from Getresponse:
Presenters only — private mode
Your audio and video will not be recorded. Only presenters can see and hear each other. Available in all plans.
Up to 10 attendees. All attendees are muted and can be manually unmuted by the presenter.
Up to 10 attendees. All attendees are unmuted, and everyone can speak and hear each other.
Once you are ready, click on Start Event to start the Webinar.
When you are done click on the End Event icon to end the Webinar. Look at the screenshot below.
Choose what option to end.
That’s it for this Getresponse Webinar Tutorial. Feel free to join the Webinar early so that you can play around with the settings and options available.
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