A Guide to Developing Virtual Presence

Virtual Presence for Authentic Digital Communication

by Susan A. Moore

Everyone knows how to use virtual technology. Turn on your microphone and camera and you’re ready to work! But what if the virtual image you present is inadvertently hurting your career? How would you know?

Virtual presence is more than just what you are wearing, and presenting a professional virtual presence is more than just the technology you use. Creating a virtual presence involves developing a set of soft, hard and technical skills that allow you to bring your true self into your digital communications.

A Guide to Developing Your Virtual Presence is your guide to understanding the skills and technology needed to create an authentic professional presence. This short ebook is packed with tips, techniques and knowledge that will improve your digital communication.

This book is for:

  • Executives and leaders in Human Resources, Finance, Marketing and Sales who present virtually
  • Professionals who are preparing for virtual interviews
  • Professionals who want to improve their visibility in remote or hybrid organizations
  • Speakers, Coaches, Trainers and Healthcare professionals who work with clients virtually

Table of Contents

  1. Virtual Presence
    1. What is Virtual Presence?
    2. Virtual Presence Versus Personal Brand
    3. The Physical Elements of Virtual Presence
    4. The Essential Skills of Virtual Presence
    5. Now Try This
  2. Setting the Scene
    1. Your Audio
    2. Five keys to better audio
    3. Assess Your Audio
    4. Your Video
    5. Camera Equipment
    6. Camera Usage
    7. Camera Placement
    8. Common Problems with Camera Placement
    9. Positioning Yourself in the frame
    10. Assess Your Video
    11. Your Lighting
    12. Specialized Lighting Considerations
    13. Light Sources for Video Conferencing
    14. Assess Your Lighting
    15. Your Surroundings, Live and Virtual
    16. Live Backgrounds
    17. Assess Your Physical Background
    18. Virtual Backgrounds
    19. Assess Your Virtual Background
    20. Let the Camera Be Your Coach
    21. Now Try This: A One Minute Video
  3. Virtual Presence in Practice
    1. Engagement
    2. Building Trust
    3. Expressing Empathy
    4. Showing Respect
    5. Collaborating
    6. Demonstrating Leadership
    7. Common Problems with Virtual Presence
    8. Now Try This

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