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Effective Microphone Usage
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Introduction to Microphone Usage

Jim Barber
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Jim Barber
Creator of Pro Speaker U and the Finders Speakers Marketing Center, and Head Barber of one of the web's longest-running sites, The Barber Shop

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1: Introduction to Microphone Usage — A microphone is the one piece of technology that almost every speaker depends on. So it makes sense that you should know about the different types of...
2: Should You Use a Microphone? — There are many reasons to use a microphone. The obvious one is so that people can hear you, or hear you better. In a similar vein, using a mic...
3: The Lectern Microphone — Now let's consider which microphone you might be using. There are four basic kinds of microphones. Although it's fine to have a preference, it's best...
4: The Handheld Mic — The second type of microphone is basically a lectern-attached mic... without the lectern. Since you don't have a lectern to attach the mic to, you...
5: The Lavaliere Mic — The third type of mic is the lavaliere mic (commonly called a "lapel mic" because it's often clipped to your jacket lapel). The lavaliere mic has...
6: The Headset Microphone — The fourth type of mic is a headset mic. This is a small mic, similar to the lavaliere, but it's attached to a headset that usually fits behind your...
7: Wired vs. Wireless Mics — There are also two sub-types of microphones — wired and wireless. Wired mics are connected to the room’s sound system by a cord. Wireless mics use a...
8: Microphone Tips and Techniques — Now that we’ve explored the different types of microphones, let's explore some general tips for using a mic. If you need to speak louder than you do...
9: Effective Microphone Usage — The best way of polishing your microphone skills, of course, is through practice… practice… and more practice. But there's another way of learning...
10: In Conclusion — Technology is constantly changing, and so microphones themselves are constantly being replaced by newer and better ways of amplifying your voice. But...