7 Easy Tips to Be Good on Camera [Video]

Your goal for doing videos is to engage with audiences and leave a lasting impression. So, of course, you want to be good on camera. Well, here are seven (7) simple, actionable tips to help you be better in videos to promote your business. With so much video content now on the Internet, these easy-to-apply tips will enable you to stand out in your videos. https://youtu.be/pOWclic8EFQ Give your voice the power to connect with customers…

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How to Get the Courage to Appear on Camera [Video]

Video is the best way to show your personality to customers. And it's your personality that will help separate you from others in a crowded business landscape.   When you speak into the camera, you're sharing everything that's YOU with your customers; your thoughts, ideas, personality and mannerisms. Standing in front of your audience allows you to connect with them on a human level.  So, even though you may be nervous about speaking on camera, just…

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Why Winging It = Fumbling It in Video

"You can't wing your on-camera talk."  "Don't speak off-the-cuff in your videos.”  Blah, blah, blah.  Every video coach or on-camera expert delivers the same old boring spiel, right? Yes, those with television or video experience often quote from a similar playbook. That doesn’t mean, though, that the advice about not winging it on camera is a tired cliché. To be effective on video, you have to be prepared. What kind of world would it be…

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Is an Accent A Liability in Video?

This is the fourth post in a four-part series on taking the leap to go on camera to market your business. It is amazing to think there are people who believe they don't speak with an accent. What's that? We can practically hear the accent in that denial! The truth is we all have accents, some are more exotic than others. Our accents flavour the words we all speak. It's the calling card of our…

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How to Muster the Courage to Step in Front of the Camera

This is the third post in a four-part series on taking the leap to go on camera to market your business. The jury is in. We're practically drowning in statistics and data going on about the unstoppable rise of video in the online realm. Ordinary folks, among them people who thought they'd never go near a camera, are using simplified video technology to broadcast themselves all over the world. Research suggests 5 billion videos are…

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Do I Have a Face For Radio?

This is the second post in a four-part series on taking the leap to go on camera to market your business. It's an old, cruel joke we remember from our days in the media. Someone would be derisively described as having 'a face for radio'. That is to suggest that a person isn't quite suitable for appearing on camera. But then, many of us today have those feelings of inadequacy don't we?  Am I good…

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Can You Learn to be a Good On-Camera Presenter?

This is the first post in a four-part series on taking the leap to go on camera to market your business. "The camera's not for me."  "I just don't have a natural flair for being on camera."  There are lots of people flirting with the idea of doing videos to promote their businesses or accelerate their careers. What holds some hopefuls back, though, is a belief that some people are born to be on camera and…

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A Video-Powered Website

Let’s get one thing out of the way. If you’re in business, you should have a website. Curiously, though, there are still some folks convinced they can get by simply with active social media pages. Who needs a website when there's Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, right? Wrong. Sure, social media platforms are critical elements of small business marketing today. A website, however, is a huge part of your branding and marketing infrastructure. With that said,…

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5 Simple Steps to Start Marketing Your Business with Video

Okay, so your business is either doing well or it’s very promising. Yet, there’s a nagging suspicion that it could be doing better. You may be using social media posts and email lists in your marketing strategies to grow your customer and client base but prospects seem to have levelled off. Video marketing sounds like a great way to expand your reach and boost your revenues. There’s just one problem. You know less about video…

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Embrace the Profit-boosting Power of Video

For some entrepreneurs and small business owners, the thought of using video marketing to grow their business can be unnerving. Some people see the word video and hear “complicated and expensive”. For the otherwise confident businessperson accustomed to taking risks, video is like driving an unfamiliar road at night without lights. It’s the fear of the unknown that causes some of us to keep video marketing at arm’s length. You may be asking yourself what…

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