NMEU 10 – Robert Colquhoun – Webinars to Reach Christians Worldwide

Robert Colquhoun talks about using webcasts and webinars to reach Christians around the world and help them launch pro-life campaigns....

Robert Colquhoun
Robert Colquhoun is the International Outreach Director for 40 Days for Life, a pro-life organisation that helps Christians organise their own campaigns around the world.

[bctt tweet=”#Podcasting is a really fantastic opportunity to reach people in a niche field. – @Loveundefiled”]

Top Quotes From Robert Colquhoun:

  • “I’ve had the privilege to meet many people in different countries from the use of these technologies.” [on using webcasts and webinars]
  • “I think podcasting is a really fantastic opportunity to reach people in a niche field.”
  • “Essentially what’s happened with new technology is we’ve got these free ways to reach more people, to reach more audiences… I think it’s a great opportunity.”
  • “I think just knowing how to reach people in an intelligent and strategic way, being able to get their contact information early, and then being able to send them your information, that’s much more effective than joining a particular group on Facebook.” [on Facebook advertising]
  • “It’s been a really exciting adventure. I’ve had a front row seat seeing God’s work in the public community.” [on travelling for 40 Days For Life]


Key Timestamps:

  • [spp-timestamp time=”00:30″] – Host Mike Russell introduces and welcomes the episode’s guest, Robert Colquhoun
  • [spp-timestamp time=”00:59″] – Robert talks about 40 Days for Life and how they are using new media on a global basis
  • [spp-timestamp time=”02:35″] – The success of the organisation’s webcast on a global scale
  • [spp-timestamp time=”02:56″] – Having U.S. President Obama on a webcast episode
  • [spp-timestamp time=”03:38″] – On using audio-based seminars and recently starting video-based webinars
  • [spp-timestamp time=”04:17″] – Podcasting as a link and opportunity to reach people
  • [spp-timestamp time=”05:32″] – Top blogs and podcasts that Robert is following
  • [spp-timestamp time=”07:37″] – New media tools that Robert uses on a daily basis
  • [spp-timestamp time=”08:35″] – On Facebook advertising campaigns
  • [spp-timestamp time=”10:28″] – What Robert and his organisation uses to get contact details of their target audience via Facebook
  • [spp-timestamp time=”11:21″] – Robert’s experiences travelling for 40 Days for Life
  • [spp-timestamp time=”13:24″] – Keeping up with online marketing while travelling
  • [spp-timestamp time=”14:14″] – Using hashtags on Twitter
  • [spp-timestamp time=”14:33″] – What made Robert decide to come to the New Media Europe conference
  • [spp-timestamp time=”16:56″] – On being keen to start podcasting
  • [spp-timestamp time=”18:00″] – Other places online to find Robert

More places to find Robert:

Check out their organization’s website: 40DaysForLife. You may also follow Robert on Twitter – @Loveundefiled

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Mike is co-founder of New Media Europe - obsessed with everything new in media and technology. He's also a founder of audio production company Music Radio Creative.