Category Archives: Zoom

Using Practice Session for a Zoom Webinar

Zoom webinars have become very popular this year and I have helped run many of them along with virtual conferences. One of the things I find useful is the practise (UK spelling) session, it allows me to get all the … Continue reading

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How to Get Better Quality Zoom Recordings

Zoom is used a lot now for meetings and webinars and I’m sure like many you record them to edit and add to your website, YouTube, Vimeo or other social media platform. The quality of the recordings are ok and … Continue reading

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Improve Your Recordings or Your Zoom, Skype and MS Teams Calls Using a Ring Light

This is a common problem when filming yourself and that is getting the lighting right. It doesn’t just apply to filming if you are on a video call, like Zoom, Skype or MS Teams, then you know how often people … Continue reading

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Using your iPhone as a Webcam

The one thing about iPhones is that they have really good cameras and those on many Macs are not that great, wouldn’t be great if you could use your iPhone camera instead of your built-in webcam. Well you can, and … Continue reading

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How to Use a PowerPoint as a Background in a Zoom Meeting or Webinar

Zoom has become the go to way to keep in touch and run webinars, it is also great for teaching and doing demos. Now you can make it even more useful when teaching or doing that demo by having your … Continue reading

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Why Use a Canon Camera as a Webcam Using the EOS Webcam Utility

Many of you have been using Zoom, Skype, MS Teams and other apps for keeping in touch and also for teaching and demonstrating during the lockdown. And I think many of you will keep doing this when everything returns to … Continue reading

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How to Use Polling in a Zoom Webinar

If you have been using Zoom to do your webinars, and there are a lot of people using Zoom right now, then you might want to get a bit of interaction with your audience. By the way, this is a … Continue reading

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Setting Up Panelists in a Zoom Webinar

The great thing about webinars is that unlike a Zoom meeting the audience only sees the panelists, in a meeting everyone is visible unless the host or participant turns off their video, this can be time consuming and difficult to … Continue reading

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How to Play Video in a Zoom Meeting or Webinar

If you have been using Zoom you know it is possible to share the screen which is useful if you are sharing a website, an image or a PowerPoint presentation, or perhaps even Keynote. If you want to play a … Continue reading

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