Everything You Should Know About Zoom Backgrounds

Over the past month, businesses and schools have experienced a major change in their work environments. Now, employees and students are connecting online through Zoom, the popular video conferencing platform. Taking these calls at home also places the pressure of finding a clean, at-home space to chat in! In order to solve this issue, there is a feature which remote workers can use to make working with colleagues more fun: Zoom Backgrounds. 

Now, you may not have heard about this feature, and you may be wondering, what it is and what it does. We are here to answer all of your questions. 

1. What is a Zoom Background?

On the platform Zoom, there is a Virtual Background feature which allows the user to display an image or video as their background during a Zoom meeting. Examples include more professional options such as your company’s logo, an office space, a solid color background; or more playful options, such as the beach, a city, or your favorite destination spot! 

2. How Do I Create a Zoom Background?

There are multiple ways to create a Zoom background, such as Photoshop or using a JPG image of your own. At The Public Relations and Marketing Group, we are here to assist you in your Zoom background needs! For more information and to submit your Zoom background requests, you can contact John Zaher at JohnZaher@theprmg.com or call (631) 207-1057.

3. How Do I Change My Zoom Background?

As mentioned previously, there is a Virtual Background feature on the Zoom platform. Once inside the platform, you can access this option through your settings. All you would need to do is navigate to this option and select the “plus” sign to upload your image.

    

4. What is The Purpose of a Zoom Background? 

Not only are Zoom backgrounds a creative way to make the most out of working from home, during the COVID-19 situation, but it also provides you with the opportunity to maintain professionalism while connecting with your employees or clients. In a few years, you and your colleagues will be looking back on this moment when you all bonded over the backgrounds on your Zoom call! 

As a reminder, our team at The Public Relations and Marketing Group is happy to assist you with your virtual needs. Do not hesitate to contact us to learn more. We look forward to hearing from you!