Advice for taking your business online

We recognise that at this difficult time, we need to support one another as much as possible.

This page is our response, and is full of tips that many other amazing artists have shared with us here: Thank you to you all, and we hope we can spread more love and community at this difficult time!

(90% of the tips on this page are from the amazing Carole Eldrich!)

A great resource pack

Resources-to-support-remote-dance-teaching-6.0.pdf

Training for free

www.embodiedfacilitator.com

https://events.com/faq/article/how-do-i-offer-a-virtual-event/

Simple Way To Set Up Virtual Event Registrations

https://splashthat.com/resources/agile-event-guide

A Guide to Agile Event Programs that Can Survive Anything

https://docs.google.com/document/d/17aRkZbsQtojvitvhVjFxNeByJyS9Ht0UDUbIVv4FMLY/edit#heading=h.kn2blnv7nhky

Guide for Online Facilitation from Acumen

https://access.conveners.org/best-practice-series-3-unlocking-the-power-of-virtual-convening/

Unlocking the power of virtual convening 

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/13758800/

Event Marketing That Scales: A Community for Event Professionals by Splash

https://splashthat.com/blog/local-event-program-justification

5 Ways to Know If Your Company Can Support A Local Events Program

http://wperrin.blogspot.com/2020/03/making-video-conferencing-work-better.html

Making video conferencing work better from a home office

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/karenhartline_eventprofs-meetingprofs-eventmarketing-activity-6644996194688991232-HTgY

Virtual Events Tools
Jitsi.org – develop and deploy full-featured video conferencing

Video Conferencing

Jitsi – Open Source video conferencing

“100% free, open source, and WebRTC compatible.”. In browser and mobile app (Google play / Fdroid)

https://appr.tc/

AppRTC – Open Source point to point video calls

Easy to use, just pick a room and go – no log-in or registration, data goes from point to point, not through any central servers – in-browser

https://www.doubango.org/sipml5/

SIPML5 – Open Source web video phone

HTML5 SIP client prototype – requires SIP server (such as Asterisk) – for the advanced user / developer

https://www.videofacilitator.com/

VideoFacilitator

https://hubs.mozilla.com 

Virtual Rooms

https://atlas.sansar.com/

Sansar – Social Virtual World 

https://virtuali.uk/tips-and-tricks/howtousezoom/

Zoom – Blog and video tutorial on how to use Zoom (for hosts and participants)

Tools for Running Remote events

In the Ether

In the Ether is an approach to fully remote meet-ups, meetings, conferences and events. It is a remote first approach to bring like minded people together from across the globe, to discuss, share and learn about topics they care about.

https://www.crowdcast.io/

Crowdcast.io- live video Q&As, interviews, summits, webinars and more.

https://konf.co

Online events platform (launching soon)

https://hopin.to/home

Online events platform

https://www.runtheworld.today/

Online events platform

https://ludicconsulting.com/services/smartevents 

SmartEvents – Digital Alternatives to Face to Face Events 

https://docsend.com/view/dkypg6v

Collective Agency Livestream Fundraising, Galas & Events

https://www.switchedonnetwork.com/2020/03/18/coronavirus-create-a-phone-number-which-plays-podcasts-or-sermon-recordings-over-the-phone/ 

Set up a Basic Phone Number for the Elderly to Call and Listen to Audio Announcements, Podcasts or Sermon Recordings

Collaboration Platforms

https://nextcloud.com/talk/

Nextcloud (Talk) – Open Source collaboration, file share and comms

“Screen-sharing, online meetings & web conferencing“ In browser and mobile app (Google play / Fdroid)

https://happily.io/virtual 

Happily.io – A marketplace platform that can connect you with over 500 virtual event specialist freelancers of all levels, from strategists and video directors down to engineers, chat moderators, and tech support. 

https://xpertfinder.net

XpertFinder.net- Online masterclasses, ask me anything, request one-on-one sessions and more.