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Speaking On Camera: Secret To A Better Video Presentation

June 16, 2010 by  
Filed under All Posts, Marketing, Video Marketing

Do you want to use the power of web video to grow your business, but are stopped by the fear of speaking on camera? Do you find you don’t post all the web videos of yourself you wish to because you’re tongue tied the minute the camera starts recording? Do you dread the time it takes to give your video presentation over and over again in front of the camera so that you don’t look like a doofus?

You need to invest in a teleprompter.

If you’re worried that it will make you more stilted in your talking, watch this video to judge for yourself if I’m coming across like a robot. I’d love to know what you think so please leave your comments below.

If you’re interested in finding out about our teleprompter, you can read more about it on our resources page at howtosellyourvideos.com/resources


5 Responses to “Speaking On Camera: Secret To A Better Video Presentation”
  1. jan says:

    You do seem more comfortable and quite natural using the teleprompter. Like you I’ve also had a challenge with the public speaking end of things. I relate so much to your comment about it not even being easy sometimes in a casual one-on-one conversation to smoothly articulate what I want to say. I think it’s great that you have found a way to make it work for you. I have tentative plans to do some demo style videos so I am not sure how well a teleprompter would work for me in this kind of situation. I believe I am going to first try out a few of my other tricks that I’ve learned while doing live workshop presentations. But I will definitely give a teleprompter consideration if I find myself still uncomforable with the results and/or stalling, because I do recognize video is an important way to me to market my products and services. I loved your idea of renting the use of your prompter out to other small biz folks.

    • Rick Smith says:

      Thanks for your comments, Jan. You do have to work with the teleprompter a few times so that it doesn’t look like you’re reading but soon you get the hang of it. I like to use it more of a crutch so that I won’t forget to mention my key points. It also keeps me from using “ums” and “ahs” in my speech.


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