Hit PR Home Runs Every Time: Best practices from Major League Baseball's ''Fan Cave'' to Corning's ''Day Made of Glass''—and more
WEBCAST

Hit PR Home Runs Every Time: Best practices from Major League Baseball's ''Fan Cave'' to Corning's ''Day Made of Glass''—and more

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central
Price: $395
Member Price: $295

Have you ever wished you could gather some of the most creative minds in PR and tap into their thinking?

Invite six of them into your office through this webcast from Ragan's PR Best Practices Summit at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

You'll learn:

  • How Major League Baseball reaped publicity—both social and mainstream media coverage—by sitting two dudes in a "Fan Cave" to watch every single game in a season
  • What PR Newswire can teach you about avoiding avoid the 5 common mistakes in a press release—so that yours will be remembered, shared, and picked up by reporters
  • What Liberty the Flightless Bald Eagle (and Southwest Airlines) can teach you about developing a corporate newsroom that generates big-media stories
  • How Corning repositioned itself in the public eye from a casserole dish maker into a cutting-edge technology leader—with a single viral video.
 
Product Code: Y3WC02
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WEBCAST FAQ

What is a Ragan Webcast?
A Ragan Webcast is a live online presentation. Often times the presentation is being presented live in person at one of our conferences or workshops. Our webcasts are streamed over the web at the time of the event. They are not, watch when you want webcasts. They are not archived for viewing later.

Can several people from my company login to the webcast at the same time?
No. The webcast is restricted to only one login, so only one computer can be connected to the webcast at any time. You can have multiple people in a room viewing the webcast, but you will not be able to have multiple people watching from their individual computers.

Is the webcast accessible to both PC and MAC users?
Yes. Since it is broadcast over the web, the individual computers operating system does not come into play. That being said, you will need to have the correct browser plug-ins installed to view the webcast. Below is a list of the most popular browsers and plug-ins needed for each. Most of the plug-ins requires administrative rights to install, so if you do not have those rights you will need to work with your IT department prior to the event to get you up and running.

MAC (Safari or Firefox)—

  1. Check that QuickTime is updated
  2. Install Windows Media add-on, http://www.telestream.net/flip4mac-wmv/overview.htm for QuickTime
  3. Run QuickTime and navigate to File > Open URL
  4. Enter URL of desired webcast

PC (Firefox)—

PC (Internet Explorer)—

The presentation sometimes stops and/or "freezes." What can be done?
Because a webcast is a video stream, its ability to play without interruption, is dependent on your location and the amount of bandwidth you have available to you. When bandwidth drops down, you may experience brief buffering pauses. Outside of increasing your bandwidth, there is nothing you can do but wait for buffering to catch up.

Software recommendations and links
We RECOMMEND using Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher (with JavaScript, Enable Java and Accept Cookies turned on) as your browser.

Operating systems

  • Operating System: Windows XP/2000 or greater
  • Operating System: Mac OSX 10.4 or greater
  • Mac PowerPC and older not supported

One last technical thing of note: because a webcast is a video stream, its ability to play without interruption is dependent on your location and the amount of bandwidth you have available to you. When bandwidth drops down, you may experience brief buffering pauses. Be prepared for this.

All of the installs will require administrative rights, so if you don't already have them and you are having problems installing the plug-ins, please have your IT department help you.

Customer service
If you have any questions or need to register by phone, please call customer service at 800.878.5331 or 312.960.4100.