A captivating pitch video can grab and retain your audience's attention, even if they're multitasking. A study by Microsoft found that attention spans are decreasing, with the average human attention span being just 8 seconds in 2015. To ensure your video pitch isn't distracting, here are 9 tips to make it more effective:
Appearance and Setting
- Sit in the center of the webcam frame
- Choose a well-lit room facing a window
- Choose a background that is visually appealing or monochromatic
- Find a quiet location to record
- Turn off any notifications on your devices
- Invest in a headset or lavalier microphone for clear audio
- Keep slides minimal with limited text
- Use clear and easy-to-understand charts
- Provide space for speaker's window on the slides
By following these tips, you can create a pitch video that effectively communicates your ideas and keeps your audience engaged.
You can also use the free SAMI VIDEO PITCH tool to create your pitch video.