By Rick Allen Lippert | Saturday, December 20, 2014
If you watch TV news, then you’ve seen interviews conducted over the Internet. Almost without fail, the people in those interviews look terrible.
They rely on either the overhead light in the room or they sit with their backs against a window—or both.
Whether it’s your 15 minutes of fame, an important job interview, or just chatting online with friends or relatives, there are a few simple things you can do to get great video conference lighting at home. The best part: You can do it with just one or two lamps.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, October 7, 2013
Explore Monday Productivity Pointers at lynda.com.
In today’s fast-paced business world, nearly everyone attends online meetings. This week’s Monday Productivity Pointers offers tips for hosting an online meeting or conference. In the first video, I’ll share leadership tips for running an online meeting as efficiently as possible—heading off questions before they’re asked, handling latecomers, and making sure your attendees know how to use the required meeting software effectively.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, April 29, 2013
Skype is the popular and free voice, video, and chat application that lets you keep in touch with family, friends, and customers no matter where you are. You can use Skype on your laptop, desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. Skype doesn’t use your telephone provider’s connection. It uses your Internet connection instead, so all you need is a computer with an active connection to the Internet.
This week on Monday Productivity Pointers, I start from the beginning and add a contact, test my equipment, and then initiate an Internet call with my contact.
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