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Hello,

I'm curious if anyone has used Ustream for holding online chats and/or webinars with prospective students? Thoughts?

Are there other applications/software I should check out other than Ustream?

Thanks.

Tags: admissions, chat, prospective, ustream, video, webinar

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Here's some info about when I used uStream for a prospective student chat back in October 2008. Very successful, not sure why more schools aren't doing it!

http://squaredpeg.com/index.php/2008/10/30/taking-chats-to-a-new-le...

For another platform, check out TinyChat, which Howard blogged about on BlueFuego.com last month!

http://bluefuego.com/index.php/2009/11/tinychat-%E2%80%93-creating-...
Hey Brad - thanks for the information, this is helpful.

(Can always count on BlueFuego guys for advice!)
We were going to do that this fall, but we had issues getting people to commit to a date. I'd like to hear how yours goes if you do this.

Has anyone crunched any web traffic or online inquiry percentage increases after implementing a chat module? If you would care to share any data or figures I'd be much obliged!

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