Wondering if your office could possibly work to make videos from home?

There are so many things you can do to dress a simple background so that it looks more than acceptable on camera…even kind of cool. See if any of these resonate with you.

Today’s video is an abbreviated lesson from my new course, Selling Without Persuasion. The purpose of this course is to help you show up in videos that cause your audience to pay serious attention, but without the silly “marketing” tricks that others use.

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    8 replies to "Should I Hide My Background?"

    • Jeremy Latham

      Beautiful demonstration of the power of thought, good lighting and audio Steve. Nice to see your room ‘in the flesh’ too. I use an image of a dark brick wall on my Zoom calls. Someone said that it looked as though I was in the dungeon that was featured in The Silence of the Lambs. Back to the drawing board I guess.

      • Steven Washer

        Hm. I’ve used a brick wall a bunch of times and am using it again in the new course, though with an outside view. One instance of feedback may represent 10 others, but it’s not necessarily the whole enchilada.

    • Leslie Covington

      Thanks again, Steven.
      I appreciate the suggestions and resources. But I’m still not convinced that the space that I’m currently in will work. Maybe with a little thought, it could.

    • Susan

      Thanks Steve as always your authenticity touches me

      • Steven Washer

        High praise coming from you, Susan!
        If others saw your videos they would know what I’m talking about. 🙂

    • Bran Stimpson

      I have to do my videos on a multiple purpose room I share with my wife. So pretty much anything I setup, I have to take down after. Makes it difficult and sometimes breaks my ideal schedule, but hey thats life.

      • Steven Washer

        All I did was re-aim the camera, clean up the room and place two of the smallest lights you’ve ever seen.
        So much of this is about your perceived limits and pushing the boundaries of what you see as possible.

    • Thomas Hadley

      great straight forward and practical advice thanks again

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