Want to leave an impression during your next live experience or video meeting but not sure where to start? We've got you covered! In this guide, we will show you how to level up your video while presenting online for $0.
Here are the basics we will cover:
Lighting is the difference between looking like you're in a haunted house compared to an inviting environment. We're going to aim for inviting...
The best way to create good lighting is to face yourself against as window. Any video producer will tell you that natural lighting is the best lighting! Positioning your webcam in front of a window will add dynamic and depth to your video. It will make it feel well thought-through, organic & more importantly make others feel comfortable.
I couldn't tell you the amount of times I've felt anxious in a video meeting simply because someone's webcam looks like it's going to eat me.
I'll be honest. Typically, built-in computer webcams are not the greatest. Apple wasn't expecting us to use it 24/7 and neither were you! You might have a spend a small amount of coin here to upgrade your video quality with an external webcam or DSLR camera. But never the less, here are three ways to upgrade your video quality in your next meeting:
I have always found it uncomfortable when someone joins a video meeting and they're hiding half way down their webcam like they're not tall enough to reach the webcam. Composition is important! Imagine attending an in-person meeting and someone is slouching half-way down their chair... looks good, hey? 😂
Here are a few basic tips to upgrade your composition;
The tools you use have a great affect to how you're perceived online. Using traditional video meeting platforms is deemed as "good enough", but if you really want to make an impression use a platform like Storytail to really make your next piece of live content an experience!
Add your logo and branding to really feel at home.
Upgrading your video for live content can be quick and cheap. But it's still rare to find people doing these simple things! Upgrading your video meetings in 2023 is the best way to leave a good impression and ultimately, build trust with who you're speaking to.
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