Is it Zoom Fatigue, or is it Awful Audio?

Event Advice
Virtual Event Production Tips
Posted on Nov 9, 2022

Nobody ever turned off their audio so their video would come in better.

Great audio is the bedrock upon which great virtual events are built. I maintain that speakers should listen to themselves every time before they present. Whenever I deliver talks online, I use a broadcast mic. I sound like a credible authority—a radio or news announcer—especially compared with some guy on his phone wearing a dollar-store headset.

In this video, I did a test with my camera’s built-in mic versus my high-quality audio, and the difference was stark. Which would you rather listen to?

Your audio quality matters.

So what should you do? Invest in a $5,000 studio setup? No need - with a decent microphone and good technique (sitting up straight, being close to the microphone), you can sound better than 99% of the so-called professionals out there who don’t invest in their setup.

And if you need a hand? Book a strategy call with us.