Kelsey Starks Media, LLC
This is an interesting take on how your background matters. I teach clients to never have a blank background. People are interested in what is behind you, but you just need to make sure it isn't distracting to your message.
Here are some of my fundamental Do's and Don'ts when it comes to background:
This is a hilarious take on video conferencing Dos and Don'ts these days.
No one wants to look up your nose!
This is all about framing -- position your camera at eye-level.
What are your pet peeves when it comes to watching your colleagues on video conferencing??
Step 1: Create a Zoom account – it’s free to sign up! There’s a Pro version available, but if you just need a quick solution to meet on video, the free version provides all the capabilities and features you need. Either way, it takes about 30 seconds to sign up for a Zoom account. Here are the main differences in a nutshell:
So it was a few months ago when the idea for an online course was born.
My husband works remotely and is often on video calls. He had a big presentation coming up and asked for my feedback on FaceTime (he was out of town, per usual).
I told him I had no idea what he was talking about, but I did give him a few pointers in the camera/lighting department. He took my advice and his bosses were raving over how much better his video looked than all of the other presentations they had seen.
I thought, 'how many other people out there could use this training??'
Turns out the answer is A.LOT. Most of these things seemed second-nature to me, but I quickly realized that they aren't as obvious to most people.
For the past three years, I had been doing media training for local companies -- mostly about how to talk to the media. My husband's company asked me to do some video webinars for more of their employees. That's when I started developing an online...