It’s not your imagination. Virtual audiences are notoriously passive.  Not only is this uncomfortable for a presenter, but it’s also ineffective, especially in sales. The most successful sales calls include a high level of interaction between the seller and the buyer. In fact, in their analysis of 67,149 demos, Gong.io

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6 Technology-Free Ways to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Interactive

Actors and other on-camera professionals cheat all the time. Cheat for the camera, that is! They “cheat” the camera by positioning their body, face, and/or voice more towards the camera for the benefit of their audience – even if it may feel unnatural or a bit awkward. This performance technique

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Cheating for the Camera to Communicate Clearly On Video

Got ONE MINUTE? And want to know the ONE THING you can do to immediately improve your connection with your customer and increase interaction on virtual sales calls?Always start with full video. 90% of the salespeople I coach are making the mistake of starting a video call already in a

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Why All Virtual Sales Calls Should Start Full Video

May I have your attention, please?! … Gosh, if only it were that easy! I’m sorry to say that virtual interaction rarely happens on its own. Meaning that, as the salesperson, it is your responsibility to create both the desire and the opportunity for your customer to easily interact with

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3 Factors to Improve Attention and Interaction in Virtual Meetings

According to Gartner, 80% of B2B sales are expected to take place virtually by 2025. Don’t believe me?! Check out their projections here. Very few sellers I know will be applauding this news. Here’s why: we are only one year into the pandemic and virtual sales calls and meetings have

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Virtual Selling: Is this as good as it gets?

Maintain eye contact 2/3 of the time, experts have always said.  But that figure is based on in-person communication. But on video, that percentage should be closer to the 80-85% mark!Why Do You Need More Eye Contact on Video? When in-person – whether that be your office, a shared conference

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How Much Eye Contact Should You Be Making on a Video Sales Call