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Can You Hear me now?

Man videotaping a woman standing on a ferry boat

Can You Hear me now?

Once we started making videos of our journey, we quickly realized the background noise in them was a huge distraction. Jackie handles the editing duties, and spending hours parsing sound clips wasn’t something on her want to do list.

Lavolier Microphone on its charging case.

We decided to get a Lavalier mic to improve the sound quality of the videos and interviews. We were nearing the end of our stay in Venice and didn’t have enough time for one to arrive, so we had it sent to our Airbnb hosts in Florence (they were kind enough to provide us with their VAT number to confirm the order) and the package from Amazon was waiting for us when we arrived. 

The Ecomxia 2 Pack Wireless Lavalier Microphone comes in a compact charging case, which is handy when we’re out for several hours on hosted tours before we record.

I love how easily the Bluetooth adapter snaps into my phone and automatically pairs with the microphone. My challenge is remembering to take the mic off before I start running. 🙄

Our videos’ sound quality has improved, mainly our interviews, usually done in areas with a lot of activity around us. If you’re making low-cost videos and don’t have access to high-end sound editing, we highly recommend it. is a participant in the Amazon Associates Program and other affiliate advertising programs that provide commissions to websites. There is no additional fee to you if you choose to purchase through these links.

Clay has worked with advertisers and marketers to find unique solutions to their business challenges. His insight informs clients’ choices across several mediums, including direct mail, print, branded merchandise and digital advertising.

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