There are two ways to present a Pre-Recorded Live webinar:
- Pre-Recorded Live ran with auto-pilot
- Pre-Recorded Live to Live QA
Pre-Recorded Live ran with auto-pilot is easy. Just set up the schedule(s) and let it run as a simulated live webinar, no interaction is needed by the presenter post-recording.
Pre-Recorded Live to Live QA involves presenter interaction. The recorded webinar will play and upon completion, the presenter has the ability to broadcast live to the audience for live QA or to share additional live content post-recording.
To give a Pre-Recorded Live to Live QA webinar:
Select the Presenter URL, enter your name and email, and choose how you want to connect.
Once connected, check to make sure the blue wave bar is moving in the upper right-hand corner to indicate a successful connection.
In the upper left-hand corner of the Present Console, you can switch between recordings by clicking the "View Recordings" hyperlink. You can also see how much time is left before the Pre-Recorded Live webinar starts.
Once the Pre-Recorded Live webinar starts, there is a visual countdown in the upper right-hand corner of the Present Console. Presenters can see how much time they have left before the end of the Pre-Recorded Live webinar.
In the example below, the presenter has 8 seconds left of the pre-recorded presentation.
Prior to the end of the pre-recorded presentation, select Enable Live QA. You will see the following message:
IMPORTANT! You must enable Live QA prior to the end of the recording. If you fail to enable Live QA before the recording ends, you will be unable to use the feature.
Clicking Enable Live QA again within the pop-up will extend the webinar and the presenter can present live to the audience after the webinar recording has ended.
The presenter can click Cancel Live QA at any time and the Pre-Recorded Live webinar will go back to auto-pilot.
When the countdown gets to zero, a green Go Live button appears.
Click Go Live to start broadcasting live to the audience.
After clicking Go Live and the countdown has finished, the presenter will be broadcasting live. The running clock will begin to count forward again and the End button will appear.
The Live QA recording is appended to the On-Demand webinar automatically.
Click on View Recordings within the header to bring up the following window:
Here you can:
- Remove the webinar's recording and just have the Live QA recording as the On-Demand webinar
- Remove the Live QA recording and just have the webinar's recording as the On-Demand webinar
For multiple recordings and multiple Live QA recordings, use the [Discard] button to select which recording your wish to play for On-Demand.
Clicking on Discarded allows you to switch recordings by simply clicking on Restore.
The Edit button allows you to edit the webinar.