The do's and don'ts of an online meeting

The do's and don'ts of an online meeting

Here is the ultimate list of do's and don'ts for online meetings!

Man on Online Meeting

One wouldn't think it’s necessary, but people still need to be informed about best practices when joining an online meeting. 

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Most of us have experienced terrible online meetings because some people on the call have forgotten their manners. 

From people sitting in their PJs and drinking a beer to babies crying in the background - we've heard it all!

To prevent these inconveniences during a meeting, Breakfast with Martin Bester compiled a list of do's and don’ts for online meetings.

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Here is what our listeners said:


  • Speak out of turn
  • Don’t eat during the meeting
  • Don’t drink (alcohol)/smoke during the meeting


  • Treat it as a formal "in-office" meeting
  • Put away your barking dogs and crying children
  • Put your camera on
  • Look presentable

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