Half the battle of doing a good selfie video is the sound.
So, you’re already there, right?
But wait, Dave, you say…why would I even WANT to do a video?
Uh, cuz video is only the hottest medium/format/vehicle for getting noticed, and getting noticed by prospective clients is (or should be) one of your top priorities.
Don’t take my word for it, A couple of convincing articles on the pace of video marketing:
I’ve blogged about this many times. This is so important, in fact, that I’m even thinking of launching a specialized type of training for voice actors to do better videos. Would you be interested?
Several years ago, when I was still a TV News Anchorman, I launched a bare-bones primer on how to create a better video built around the mnemonic BLINK.
If you’d like to check it out, go to OnCamTips.
This is not rocket surgery, and just like you had to get used to the sound of your own recorded voice, you CAN get comfortable with seeing yourself in video.
Lighting, and authenticity are the two biggest factors. People don’t mind if you make mistakes, as long as you’re genuine about it….and lighting is cheap these days.
There are a gazillion websites extolling the virtues of video marketing…and new digital and online tools emerge seemingly every day that make the production of a video so so simple! Check out WeVideo for starters.
Let me know if I can help!