Sound Communication: The Holdcom Blog

Virtual Tour Audio

Though the virtual tour has been around for a long time, many individuals and businesses have not yet incorporated audio into their presentations. I have seen many virtual tours where you are given a full 360 panaromic view of a brightly colored living room or kitchen - with no voice over to serve...

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Why Should I Color Correct My Online Marketing Videos?

April 30, 2013 Alan Del Tufo virtual tour, video

Have you ever wondered why movies and TV shows look so different from videos you shoot yourself? Back in the day the reason would be that they were shot on 2 totally different formats. While your personal videos were shot on VHS video tapes, movies and your favorite TV programs were shot on...

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How Not To Narrate: Why You Shouldn’t Do Your Own Virtual Tour Narration

April 24, 2013 Neil Fishman virtual tour, tips

Recently I attended a conference that had the usual fare of keynote speakers, break-out sessions, lectures and PowerPoint presentations. One of the presenters, in addition to providing a live, spoken commentary for his PowerPoint visuals, included a pre-recorded narrative (also in his voice)...

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7 Tips for Speaking On-Camera in Marketing Videos

March 11, 2013 Juli Durante virtual tour, video

There are many different kinds of online marketing videos. In some, you'll use actors to show a creative concept. In others, you might use a voice over talent to explain a concept. In additional videos, you might even feature your own staff and management. Each of these video types has its pros...

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9 Best Practices for Virtual Tour Audio

Adding audio to your virtual tour can make it more interested and engaging. To ensure you add audio that helps your tour and does not detract from your visual content, follow these 9 best practices:

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Where to Use Audio in Virtual Tours

A virtual tour with audio is more engaging than a silent tour. When you go on a tour in person, you see the sights while you hear the sounds. Tours are usually guided and led by someone who is knowledgeable about the area, like a student at a university or a docent at a museum. A tour guide...

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