About Killer Webinars


Picture of Shelley

Me with no cliff, wind, or hair extensions.

I haven’t noticed too many Webinar Gurus out there, have you? There must be room for one more of those because I see a lot of lousy online presentations, overly confident web conferencing vendors, buyer confusion, and technical meltdowns.

[Cue the dramatic music]

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[Zoom camera from above to close in on Shelley Ryan, standing defiantly on a cliff, gazing across the distant ocean with the wind stirring her flowing hair extensions]

[Cue the Meryl Streep Kathleen Turner Holly Hunter voice-over]

“I shall be the calm voice of reason in a cacophony of crummy online presentations, spreading peace and tranquility among those flummoxed by file formats, bandwidth  limitations, stubborn speakers, multimedia gewgaws, and impossible promises of flawless VoIP.”

[Cut to scene of home office. Cue the rock music]

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[Pan camera slowly over piles of computers, cables, audio devices, books, sleeping schnauzers, etc.  Bring focus on Shelley Ryan, sitting in an overstuffed chair, wearing a goofy headset, absently eating a cheese straw while staring intently at a laptop. She looks above the laptop screen directly into the camera.]

“If you want to start doing online meetings or webinars, don’t put yourself through hell. I’ve already been there and back, and I know how to make you look like a rock star.”

[Camera pulls away as Shelley Ryan returns her attention to the laptop... CUT.]

You’ll find lots of free stuff on my site that will help you do Killer Webinars. Okay, there’s not a lot here YET because I’m way behind on all the things I’ve planned to share. Patience, grasshopper.

If you want to know something about webinars right this very second, let’s talk! Ping me on Skype (shelley.webinars) or by email (shelley-at-killerwebinars.com).

p.s. You can read more about me on LinkedIn.

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Matt Bovell May 3, 2010 at 9:50 am

I absolutely love the DRAMA! Great pitch … now you just need to find a videographer to record you on that cliff! Talk about a killer YouTube marketing video!

By the way, the two items in your list that really resonate with me are “stubborn speakers” and “impossible promises of flawless VOIP”. Sometimes a client is their own worst enemy. All I can say about the VOIP is “don’t believe the hype!”


Shelley Ryan May 3, 2010 at 1:35 pm

I have a love/hate relationship with VoIP, Matt… starting with the acronym itself. ;)

Thanks for dropping in, and I hope to see you in the ether sometime!


Christine de la Garza July 1, 2010 at 4:05 pm

I’ve been a MarketingProfs subscriber for several years. I think I was an early adopter. Anyway, I was talkin’ to Jenny today and we got around to the fact that although I live in NY, I’m from Texas and lived in Austin and that I spent 15+ years in global advertising in NYC and left to launch a bootwear company cause I’m also a bootmaker & boot designer and she said you love boots and then she told me about the launch of Killer Webinars and well, girl, I’m gonna talk to our sales & training folks about what you’ve got goin’ on here. (I’m DoM for this marine industry franchise network in Long Island). And while that’s happening, I’m going to consider how KW can assist me in growing my boot business. Will you barter for boots? Congratulations on the new venture!


Shelley Ryan July 1, 2010 at 4:26 pm

Christine, I have no horse but that doesn’t stop me from wearing boots! I’ve had my eye on some Old Gringo’s and Lucchese’s lately… your delaCav’s look divine.

A boot-iful webinar would be a real kick, wouldn’t it? Call me anytime, this is an idea we MUST discuss. :) 888.449.8929


Elaine Fogel July 15, 2010 at 1:19 pm

Love this new gig, Shelley! Best of luck. You are certainly the pro.


Shelley Ryan July 15, 2010 at 5:10 pm

Thanks, Elaine! I enjoy doing this stuff. Does it show? ;)


Wendy Bright April 18, 2012 at 7:34 am

Love the Logo! Interested in webinar information for sure! Looking to stand out from the rest and definately NOT be boring!
FYI I can help you with the hair extensions!

Have a Bright Day!



Shelley Ryan April 18, 2012 at 10:22 am

Thanks for the offer, Wendy! The boldest thing I’ve done with my hair lately is add intense fuschia highlights. I love ‘em, but I’m afraid they’re too subtle to show up on the average webcam. I feel daring anyway!


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