How To Stream Your Teleseminar Audio Online
Teleseminars will cost you and others to attend. One way to bring more people into a teleseminar is to create streaming audio from your teleseminar over the internet. Unfortunately, most methods of streaming audio over the Internet can be expensive to set up for the average user or both.
The good news is: you can now broadcast a streaming audio from your teleseminar in a secure and private way, so you won’t find any gate crackers if you sell access to the call. Here’s how.
Get a web conference room first. Web conferencing halls vary greatly from company to company, but to broadcast your teleseminar you want to look for:
Good streaming audio quality. This is a given. While not every technology is perfect – even phones have very annoying beeps and static – many web conferencing services nowadays have little trouble with audio streaming. Sound problems often come from user experience or computer settings, but this can be easily fixed with a little help documentation and education.
The next biggest consideration is a room that gives you flexible or a good number of seats. You want it because it is often difficult to expect the number or the participants. You can ask people to confirm and send reminders, but there will always be a certain percentage of no shows.
This will be a bit challenging, as most conference halls on the web sell by number of seats or per minute or both. Instead, look for fixed rate options.
Do not be distracted with the rest of the services such as video if you are looking for streaming audio only. This is usually done with the system due to the large amount of bandwidth required to broadcast video. Most web conferencing systems already have video conferencing built-in. Does that mean you should not go along, even if everything is OK? No, because you can often turn the video off or simply not use it and its performance is not affected. The point is that this should not be a big factor in your consideration unless you plan to switch to web conferencing and reduce the use of the telephone bridge.
After nailing the ISP of your choice, you need a key device that can pump your phone sound into the computer and vice versa. The best we have seen is the Dynametric TMP 636 or TMP 636S. Once you get it fixed, plug it in and you’re ready to broadcast audio from your teleseminar online.
Now you can ask why you are going through all these problems if you can simply search for a web conferencing service that has built-in phone and stream features. This is a good question and can only be answered by you. Consider the cost of these integrated phone and audio solutions? Of course, it will cost more, but is it limited to the dollar amount? Compare this to the cost of your existing telephone call line, your (preferably flat rate) web conferencing plan, and the one-off telephone grain.
So there you have it. Consider the last pointer to how often you do teleseminars and the number of people attending, as these are the biggest variables that affect costs. If you do not run as many teleseminars, or have fewer people calling, it will work better to have an integrated solution. After all, why do you buy a piece of audio stream equipment that you use regularly? Given this information, you will be able to easily find out what is best for you.