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    • Skyping the School Visit Bruce Hale www.BruceHale.com 1
    • What is Skype? Free software, works on PC or Mac Downloadable from Skype.com Enables free voice & video calls — worldwide 2
    • What do I need for Skype visits? Skype software PC or Mac with web camera Internet connection ...and that’s it! 3
    • introducing... Jarrett J. Krosoczka 4
    • Skype is your own personal TV show 5
    • BE VISUAL!! 6
    • Pile on the Q & A 7
    • Get graphic 1. Slide show on your website 2. Two computers are better than one 3. Use Skype’s “share screen” option 8
    • What to wear? wrong 9
    • What to wear? right 10
    • Techie info Cameras 11
    • Techie info Headsets 12
    • Lights, camera... SCHOOL PREP: Book pre-sales Arrange to take photos Test equipment with author Prep kids with questions! 13
    • Lights, camera... AUTHOR PREP: Get school contact phone, Skype name Confirm time on both ends! Make sure Skype configured right Be physically ready — water, rest, props, etc. 14
    • CLEAN YOUR ROOM! 15
    • Action! Stay animated — no ‘talking heads’ Stay flexible — deal with challenges Stay lubricated — drink water Let teacher handle Q&A 16
    • What to do when trouble occurs... IMAGE FREEZE: call back Reboot computer Check sound and video REMAIN Use CHAT function CALM! 17
    • That’s a wrap! Ask for feedback — what works/doesn’t Ask for testimonial, recommendations Post your testimonial Sign bookplates 18
    • Promote your Skyping On listserves To mailing list On website On social media Join SkypeAnAuthor 19
    • Happy Skyping! 20