How to Be a Webinar Superstar: Tips for Running Effective Online Presentations (PLA On-Demand Webinar)—INDIVIDUAL USER

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Day:  February 27, 2013
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Ever hesitated to lead an online meeting or webinar due to the pressure of holding people’s attention? Want to tune up your existing online presentation style? Register for PLA’s one-hour webinar and learn about the most effective ways to create and deliver an online presentation with confidence. We’ll discuss best practices to create your online “story” for your session and then talk about how you engage and work with your participants to leave them with a memorable experience and—even better—remember what you said!

This archived webinar was originally presented February 27, 2013.

Running time: 1 hour, 4 minutes

Please note: Your purchase at the ALA Store is only Step 1 of a 2-Step Registration process!


Upon purchase you will receive an Access Instructions PDF in the form of a digital download. The download link can be found on the final confirmation screen after you complete your purchase, and may also be accessed from your Account History. This PDF contains a link to the webinar recording and a password you'll need to view it. You must download this PDF and follow the instructions in order to access the webinar recording. If you have questions or problems accessing the purchased recording, send a message to, or call 800-545-2433 ext. 5PLA (5752).

Technical requirements:
To playback this on-demand webinar you should have the newest version of Adobe Flash Player installed and Javascript enabled in your web browser. A fast internet connection and computer is recommended.

Dr. Steve Yacovelli

Dr. Steve Yacovelli is Owner & Principal of TopDog Learning Group LLC, a learning and development consulting firm based in Orlando, Florida. TopDog’s focus is on change management, human learning and performance, learning technology best practices, and custom learning solutions creation. “Doc Yock” has been working in the learning space for over 20 years. He’s worked with Fortune 500 companies and various library organizations throughout the world to help determine learning strategy, implement learning technologies, develop professional skills of participants, and look at the impact of training within the organization.

With a combo of formal book smarts (EdD in Instructional Technology) and street smarts (experience with the likes of The Walt Disney Company, IBM, Ohio State, PLA, and The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) he’s become a “top dog” in his field. Steve’s latest book series, "Overcoming Poopy eLearning," hit virtual last year.

Public Library Association (PLA)

The Public Library Association (PLA) is a division of the American Library Association. PLA’s core purpose is to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve. Its mission is to enhance the development and effectiveness of public library staff and public library services.