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

I once made a sandwich, responded to an email, and let the dog out – all while “watching” a virtual presentation.  I’m not proud.  And I’m not alone. InterCall, the world’s largest conference call company found that audiences are engaged in a number of activities while on conference calls.  For

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5 Tips for an Engaging Virtual Presentation

According to research done by Gong.io  webcams are used 41% more often in deals that close than lost deals. There’s never been a more important time for sellers to master their on-camera and video skills and ramp up remote sales.   Your eyes and your face help to quickly establish a relationship

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How to Overcome your Fear of the Camera – and Ramp Up Remote Sales!

Are you tired of other people looking anywhere but in your eyes on video meetings or calls?  And, (this may sting a bit…) are you possibly botching up eye contact with your customers, manager or employees?I get it. You’re looking at the other person’s picture or video.  But here's the

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(Video tip): How to Make Eye Contact in your Video Meetings

You work hard to get an opportunity to present your solution to a prospect.  You have a great message to deliver. The last thing you want is for your audience to misunderstand it or discount it because of how you sound.  Can your voice cost you the sale?  The unfortunate

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Can Your Voice Cost you the Sale? 2 Common Vocal Habits that Distract Buyers

I once made a sandwich, responded to an email, and let the dog out – all while “watching” a virtual presentation.  I’m not proud.  And I’m not alone. InterCall, the world’s largest conference call company found that audiences are engaged in a number of activities while on conference calls.  For

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How to Give a Great Virtual Presentation that Keeps Your Audience Engaged