How to Make People Stop What They Are Doing When You Are on Webcam
Posted on February 19th, 2014 | By Gerd Meissner
Do you sometimes cringe, like I do, when watching someone's web video on a blog you like or about a product or service you are interested in, and you are looking at a black hole on the screen where their face is supposed to be?
The morning sun is shining bright through the window right behind the presenter. You start counting the flowers in the garden outside the window. And you hope: There's still the audio.
But then you hear - or think you heard? - "Today, I would like to talk about...," and you give up. Close the browser tab, click somewhere else, move on.
As much as we would like to hear what the person reaching out to us via webcam had to say - on top of everything else, all too often the audio sounds like a broadcast from the bottom of a metal trash bin.
Don't let this happen to you when you go on webcam. Relax - courtesy of Mixergy and Lemon.ly, you will be safe. You'll be looking great, as long as you follow the 10 hands-on tips for professional webcam use provided in their infographic How NOT To Look Ugly on a Webcam.
Here's how to look and sound great on webcam, or at least not ugly, and get people to pay attention to what we have to share:
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