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Microphone faux pas

Speak Schmeak

It's me, and it's natural, and I don't have a problem with it, but where this gets me into trouble is when I'm wearing a wireless lapel mic.

Microphone faux pas

Speak Schmeak

It's me, and it's natural, and I don't have a problem with it, but where this gets me into trouble is when I'm wearing a wireless lapel mic.

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Microphone manners

The Eloquent Woman

sometimes joke that I have two kinds of clients, those who need to be pushed toward the mic and those who must be pulled away from it.

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Don't be macho -- use a mic

Speak Schmeak

If you use a microphone, however, you have much more vocal control and the ability to play with vocal variety. Use a mic. Here's why.

Don't be macho -- use a mic

Speak Schmeak

If you use a microphone, however, you have much more vocal control and the ability to play with vocal variety. Use a mic. Here's why.

Use the microphone when you present

Executive Speech Coach

Sunday, December 20, 2009 Use the microphone when you present Use the microphone: If there are more than 40 people in the room. Never.

Public Speaking: Microphone Tips

Great Public Speaking

If you are speaking in any venue that is larger than an average sized classroom or conference room, I strongly suggest using a microphone to prevent vocal strain. There are two types of microphones you are likely to encounter. The first is a lavaliere mic that clips to your lapel or collar. The amplifier will do the rest.

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Great Public Speaking - Mic The Audience

Great Public Speaking

have seen so many tapes ruined (including my own) because the presenter didn't make sure there was a microphone recording audience reactions. This is because of the fine noise canceling microphones that many people wear on their lapels. It's much easier to do it right the first time and put a microphone(s) in the audience.

Public Speaking Business Marketing - Mic The Audience!

Great Public Speaking

have seen so many tapes ruined (including my own) because the presenter didn't make sure there was a microphone recording audience reactions. This is because of the fine noise canceling microphones that many people wear on their lapels. It's much easier to do it right the first time and put a microphone(s) in the audience.

Public Speaking: Mic The Audience

Great Public Speaking

have seen so many tapes ruined (including my own) because the presenter didn't make sure there was a microphone recording audience reactions. This is because of the fine noise canceling microphones that many people wear on their lapels. It's much easier to do it right the first time and put a microphone(s) in the audience.

My 2015 holiday speaker gift list is here!

Speak Schmeak

It''s worth investing in a decent microphone (preferably wired, for best sound); here are my picks. It''s the most wonderful time of the year!

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Public Speaking: Which Type of Microphone Should I Use?

Great Public Speaking

Public speaking often requires the speaker to use a microphone. There are three types of microphones: shotgun, handheld and lavaliere.

A practical guide to creating learning podcasts: part 2 – preparing for and recording your podcast

Onlignment

Even if you are intending just to thrust a microphone in front of an unsuspecting interviewee, you need to know what questions you are going to ask and who would be best equipped to answer them. Working with one microphone is always going to be easier. You can use a hand-held mic and direct it at whoever’s speaking at the time.

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Live online learning doesn’t have to mean wearing headphones

Onlignment

Although the Quattro has four microphones, it only provides a mono signal, but that may not matter to you.

5 tips from speakers on getting past practice to great delivery

The Eloquent Woman

If you've been reading this blog for any length of time, you know I always recommend practice, and lots of it. Can you avoid sounding like a robot?

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How virtual presentations can help your live presentations

Speak Schmeak

Voice Speaking into a microphone requires an extra level of vocal variety. I learned how to use a teleprompter yesterday. The hard part?

Ask not what your TED video can do for you. Ask what you can do.

The Eloquent Woman

You also can remove the earring closest to the mic during your talk. Ask what you can do for your TED video. Then begin speaking. So why bother?

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How did The Harvard Professor Abuse the Audience PT 2

Executive Speech Coach

He wore a lapel microphone and often turned his face away from the mic which meant that his voice faded. How did he fail? statement.

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A practical guide to creating learning videos: part 2

Onlignment

If you really must work in a lot of noise, you will need a highly directional mic as close as you can to whoever is speaking. You need an idea.

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Public Speaking Tips - Interplay

Great Public Speaking

It is much easier now that wireless microphones are so readily available. I can go right into the audience, I can sit in one of their chairs, I can sit on an audience member's lap if I want to (by now you should have realized that I am inclined to be totally irreverent if I know the audience can handle it). How can you make money per speech

7 secret advantages of the speaker who practices

The Eloquent Woman

If the room changes, the mic doesn't work, or you wind up with lots of other last-minute public speaking snafus , you can still speak.

Hi, my name is Lisa. I'm a paranoid preparer.

Speak Schmeak

I've planned -- and tried on -- an outfit with a waistband so that I can wear the transmitter that comes with the lavalier microphone.

Elizabeth Alexander on poetry and speaking

The Eloquent Woman

In our 100th Famous Speech Friday, writer Ursula K. What a great way to consider poetry in your speeches, as a fresh way to talk about issues.

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A practical guide to creating learning screencasts: part 2 – creating all-in-one-take screencasts

Onlignment

If you have more than one microphone on your system, then you’ll have to specify which one you want to use. Choose a tool. Prepare.

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From the vault: 7 secret advantages of the speaker who practices

The Eloquent Woman

If the room changes, the mic doesn''t work, or you wind up with lots of other last-minute public speaking snafus , you can still speak.

Speaking Season 13 of 107

Speak and Deliver

OK video setup, booming audio, overall a positive experience - except for the microphone, which was corded. North Platte, Nebraska today.

Presentation Skills - Interplay

Great Public Speaking

It is much easier now that wireless microphones are so readily available. I can go right into the audience, I can sit in one of their chairs, I can sit on an audience member's lap if I want to (by now you should have realized that I am inclined to be totally irreverent if I know the audience can handle it). Tom will pay YOU to read this boo

I can't hear you.

Speak Schmeak

When speaking at a fixed microphone, adjust the mic so it's close enough to your mouth. If you turn away, it doesn't turn with you.

Are you making these rookie mistakes?

Speak Schmeak

Not using a microphone Speaker: "Do I need a microphone? Don't be macho -- use a mic. Alone, each is mildly annoying. searching.*

Never lose focus

Speak Schmeak

His microphone stand was drooping. The weight of the mic was causing the horizontally-positioned stand to sink slowly.

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PowerPoint Tip: Tools for working with audio or video to include in your PowerPoint presentation

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

If you are recording an audio track, use a microphone, like a USB headset mic you might use for video chatting with friends. It gives much better quality than a built-in computer mic. But what about the vast majority of us who don’t have the latest version? It even allows you to convert online videos from YouTube as well.

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4 things to remove before speaking

The Eloquent Woman

Use a mic attached to the lectern, or pull your hair back to avoid contact with the mic.

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presentation fashion: the audio guy's tips

The Eloquent Woman

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Observational Humor — Case Study ##137 (Video)

Humor Power

And also, I suggested he obtain a wireless microphone which feeds directly into the video camera. Click on this video of one of my recent blog posts  to see the difference a direct microphone makes. At the start of the video the MC does not have a mic sending his voice directly to the camera. Way to go, Bala. His blog.

Lose the Lectern

Thoughts On Presenting And Design

Another I would add is if your can bend and extend the microphone far enough to the side, do so, and stand to the side of the lectern.

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Don’t complain to your audience

Dave Paradi's PowerPoint Blog

And the microphone was a wired lavaliere mic. Instead, she made a comment close to the start of the presentation about the fact that she was supposed to have a wireless lav mic and instead got this wired one that was less convenient. Later in the presentation she made a similar comment about the mic.

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Hi, my name is Lisa. I'm a paranoid preparer.

Speak Schmeak

I've planned -- and tried on -- an outfit with a waistband so that I can wear the transmitter that comes with the lavalier microphone.

Public Speaking: Camcorders for Speakers

Great Public Speaking

It must have an external microphone jack. This allows you to set the camera up on a tripod and with the use of a wireless microphone you will get a perfect audio track on the video. 2. You will use it to mount the receiver of a wireless microphone. (I recommend Azden brand wireless mic for good quality and low price) 4.

Make Better Presentations - The Anatomy of a Good Speech | chrisbrogan.com

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and kicking Microphone stands ,, His discussion lead to many hands up in the air , he took questions readily. “What’s in it for me?&#

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Complimentary Webinar on Creating Audio Products

Great Public Speaking

Please join Tom Antion and Mike Stewart as they explain the latest software, hardware and technologies for 2010 to easily make audio CD information products, This is a complete step by step COMPLIMENTARY demonstration, holding nothing back! This Thurs. Dec 3rd, 9PM EST Can't make it? Register anyway and we'll send you the replay.