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How to Record a Skype Video Interview in 7 Easy Steps

How to Record a Skype Video Interview in 7 Easy Steps | The Internal Communications ToolBox | Scoop.it
The average person visits a website for 48 seconds, but if it has video we stay for almost six minutes. Video is powerful. We live in a YouTube age where people want their content to move and breathe.
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Here is a good walkthrough of not only the technical aspects of recording a n interview over Skype, but a good overview of the protocol and processes necessary -scheduling, reminders etc - to make sure things go smoothly.

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How to create high-quality Web video interviews

How to create high-quality Web video interviews | The Internal Communications ToolBox | Scoop.it

These days, recording a professional-looking Web video interview is becoming easier and cheaper. However, it’s still easy to get things like lighting, studio set-up and the background wrong.


It’s now easier than ever to conduct video interviews or conversations over Skype or Google Hangout. If you want to interview a thought leader in your sector, or if you want to have your executive director or CEO sit down for an Internet interview, take the right steps to make it look good.




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Video has become easier to eecute over the years, but there are still a lot of things to learn, and a lot of things that can be easily done wrong.


A very helpful primer from the always useful resources at socialbrite.

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Employee Benefits Video Communications

A new white paper on employee benefits video communications has been published by FlimpBenefits, the employee benefits communications division of Flimp Media.


Communicating Employee Benefits with Video: Enrollment Solutions and Employer Case Studies features six large employer video postcard/video email case studies.


The Whitepaper Report reviews the increasingly important role of online video for employee benefits education and benefits enrollment communications. According to recent studies discussed in the Report,

“more than half the employees working in US companies today feel that their available benefits are poorly communicated to them”.


This negative impression of benefits communications is due in part to excessive use of static text and graphics communications that does not engage and motivate employees in ways that lead the decision making for employers.

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How To Use A Teleprompter: 10 Tips

http://www.anchormediastudio.com These are my top 10 tips on how to improve your performance while using a teleprompter. 1. Script Writing- Keep in mind your...
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How Social Video Can Improve Employee Communications

How Social Video Can Improve Employee Communications | The Internal Communications ToolBox | Scoop.it

Social video is different than traditional forms of multimedia since it has elements which can benefit both the content creator and the viewer. The content creator, who is the subject expert, can present authoritative information to the viewer who can then communicate with the content creator and other viewers around the content. Social video encourages users to have a conversation, pose questions or comments, and watch the video in a collaborative atmosphere.

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Too often video is presented as "sit back and watch", when actually there are lots of ways to structure & present video content that integrate viwer participation and feedback. This article doesn't go deep enough, but starts to raise the relevant issues.

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