Barbara Kaplan's Designing Your Zoom Room

Meet Your Audience
for Real Success

Video Conferencing is Here to Stay!

We're creative and innovative. Are You?
Every video conferencing appearance, whether it's individuals, groups or teams, offers a unique opportunity to introduce and connect with people all over the world. This includes all video conferencing platforms, such as Zoom, Skype, BlueJeans, FaceTime, WebEx, and Microsoft Teams. Barbara Kaplan, owner and founder of Your Zoom Room has more than 30 years of experience as an interior designer, image creator, and marketing catalyst. Barbara has assisted clients in various fields to enhance their business brand and image. She is also a journalist and published author of The Bajaro Method: Rooms Have No Feelings, YOU Do!

Specializing in consulting with people on how to look, speak and feel their best, Your Zoom Room assists people and businesses in creating opportunities for them to stand out on a competitive screen. "Being on camera is our focus...because the camera doesn't lie!"

You Only Get One Chance to Make
A First Impression!

Why We Succeed - Designing Your Space
Your Zoom Room offers comprehensive services such as background design or redesign, personal image creation, business marketing and branding. Considering your specific needs and wants, and as your Your Zoom Room consultant, we will project your vision quickly, easily, beautifully and cost effectively to meet your business goals and objectives. Video Conferencing is Here to Stay! Now, with your focused visual plan, you will own a personalized guideline to use on and off screen.

Discover Simple Changes To Impact Your Video Presence

We will video conference into Your Zoom Room and consult and evaluate with you on the visual impression you are making with your background, body language and industry subject matter expertise.

We help you present yourself so the next time you are video conferencing, you are at your best! You will also receive 50 Do's/Don'ts for a successful video conferencing meeting.

We work with individuals, groups and teams to enhance their success when on video conference (i.e., Zoom, Skype, Webex, etc.) calls. We strive to help our clients be comfortable on screen, create their best professional image, and design a background that supports their message. Our goal is to help them feel secure that their presentation is visually pleasing to the viewer and aware how it affects the other people on the video conference. We understand that the way people are representing themselves and their business touches everyone. We focus viewer's attention to what's most important!

Since you can't see yourself objectively, we will:

  • Show you what is working when you're video conferencing and eliminate what isn't.
  • Visually accentuate your true brand, message and goals to improve your online presence.
  • Eliminate negative visuals from your tele-conferencing location that interfere with your intentions.
  • Give you fresh new ideas to keep your viewer's attention on you, not your home office, and wanting more of you.
  • Create real connection with your video conferencing audience.
  • Feel comfortable, productive and beautiful in your new work-from-home setting.
  • Maximize your tele-conferencing equipment for your best tele-conferencing performance.
  • And more...

One 30-minute session = $90.00
Each additional ¼ hour = $45.00

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What Barbara's clients say

"I do a lot of work online for webinars, coaching sessions and online meetings. Before I met Barbara Kaplan I never really paid much attention to how I was coming across on screen. Barbara has given me great ideas, tips and guidance as to how I can come across more professionally. It really helps me with developing my brand. In the times we are going through now it is ever so important to present ourselves 'in the best light' and Barbara can do that for you."
Donald Grothoff
Focused Healthy Family Behavioral Transformation Specialist
Charlotte, NC
"Yay! I had the true pleasure of speaking with Barbara today, and in just a few moments she was able to quickly assess what I want my brand message to stand for, and a few mis-alignments in the way I was visually sharing that in my 'zoom room.' As someone who provides coaching and consulting solutions remotely, it is critical I make a good first impression. And, for my clients, having someone like Barbara to help them create a productive, comfortable and on-brand environment could be a game changer. I look forward to working with her in the future!"
Nicole Spracale
"Thank you so much for your tips in hosting a Zoom meeting from my home office. You are so helpful and have a keen eye for detail. I will take your expert advice about lighting and distractions. I'm now looking forward to hosting my Zoom meeting Thursday evening! Thank you so much!"
Peg Casey
Independent Distributor BEMER USA
"Barbara Kaplan, Thank you for my Zoom presence and image consultation. I learned more from you in 4 minutes than in the hours I spent watching tutorial videos."
Lynne Wellish CMP, CHSE, CHO
Speaking, Training & Consulting for the Hospitality Industry
"Loved your article! [24 Ways to Embrace Holistic Living While Working from Home] You had excellent suggestions to practice holistic living at home, especially during this stressful time of being 'sheltered-in-home.' We each emit our own energy and bring that energy into our space. I believe every space has its own energy and interacts with ours."
Dr. Connie Mariano
Former White House Physician,
Concierge practice at Center for Executive Medicine
"Thank You so much for the help with our zoom project!! You are the BEST!! Not only did I learn a lot, there were things that I would have never thought of as far as staging for the video, etc. I hope everyone will use your expertise."
Shannon Fox
Kiss Me Kate Boutique
"Much gratitude and love to you Barbara Kaplan.
"Times are changing and shaping into a new normal. I am using my creativity, filming fun videos at all our locations and hosting a live shopping experience on Friday afternoons. Barbara Kaplan and her new venture YOUR ZOOM ROOM are both brilliant. I spent an hour with her on zoom today listening to her much appreciated feedback and her fresh perspective. Her ideas where spot-on and exactly what I needed to hear. She is a bright light with so much to share. Let her help you as you navigate your new normal."
Tess Loo
My Sister's Closet
"I had the amazing experience of having Barbara re-design my zoom room! She gave me powerful tips (things I would never have thought of) to help me bring all of my listeners focus to me rather than my surroundings. I'm on video almost daily teaching and promoting my business, so being seen favorably is money in the bank. Thank you Barbara!"
Michelle Lee
Michelle Lee Coaching
"Barbara, this is not the first time you wow-ed me with your designer insight and brilliance! Now that most (if not all) my meetings, client sessions, and connections are on Zoom, my intention is to make these moments as professional and personal as they would be if I was meeting someone in person, right? I was so focused on watching my client's screen that I completely didn't think about how my room/office looked through my client's eyes. Barb to the rescue...again! I needed better lighting which we discussed. I needed to clean up my world which we did. And that was only the beginning of Barbara's observations. I want more, Barb! Thank you, Barb, for helping me see me through my client's eyes...I'm so ready for my next zoom meeting!"
Susan Brooks Business Specialist
Speaker, Trainer and Consultant
"I have always been self-conscious on how I look on camera. So I shied away from facetime calls, recording videos and even joining zoom meetings. Barbara showed me how making some minor changes in the background and adding some lighting in just the right place could make a huge difference. Wow! My eyes brightened and my face came alive! Social media is important in my business. Now I am excited to use these tips and create the campaign I've always wanted. Thank you, Barbara!"
Frankie Mae Richards
Real Estate Agent/ReMax Fine Properties
"Barbara, I loved our session about how to improve our backgrounds for video meetings, which turned into a wonderfully fun and diverse consultation about how to improve so many things! Thanks to your valuable insights, advice, and generosity of spirit, you are a gift to all who interact with you! You are not only a giant in the interior design world, but are also a warm, caring individual who is genuinely interested in learning about and helping others. A true professional. Thank you again for your transformative session. It was fabulous!"
Warmly yours,
Gilat Ben-Dor
"After a bit of cutting and pasting, I've copied the 24 suggestions [24 Ways to Embrace Holistic Living While Working from Home]. There were some suggestions that I'm going to implement today. Thank you."
Paula E. Ross
"I was reading your article 24 Ways to Embrace Holistic Living While Working from Home while listening to a conference call (you be the judge as to whether I could really do both of those things at the same time). While I was reading....or was I listening....I quietly uncrossed my legs and drank some water - my shoes were already off - and I thought 'now I only have 21 things left to do to improve my work from home environment.' Seriously, since reading your article I have completely changed up my work space and desk habits based on your suggestions and it has definitely improved my productivity, my outlook and my lower back. Sending you thanks and gratitude for your thoughtfulness."
Carrie Teffner
Board Member: Ascena Retail Group and GameStop


*Barbara Kaplan is not affiliated with Zoom Video Communications, Inc.