Tallboy Video Consultancy and Production Blog

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Best DSLR vlogging camera

Best DSLR vlogging camera

There is a massive choice when from when it comes to picking the best camera for vlogging. There are loads of fantastic models available in the mirrorless sector, combining lightweight build and great video features to make for a robust all-around vlogging package.

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Face the Camera and Build Trust with Your Audience

Face the Camera and Build Trust with Your Audience

Building trust with your customers, clients, or even internal colleagues is an important strategy for any organisation. A brand that is trusted will find it much easier to deliver information or convert sales and putting a face to your brand through video is a great way of doing this.

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review of your video

review of your video

It’s the penultimate day of my 30-day video challenge. Posting a video a day has not been easy, and I will be sharing my insights on what worked, what didn’t work, the engagement, social media platform quirks, and short cuts to speed up the process in the coming weeks.

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What to do with it

What to do with it

Companies need to understand that your campaign doesn’t end with a great video. What happens next is just as important.

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Can I make a video?

Can I make a video?

A question I often get asked is, “if I’m not tech savvy, how can I make videos myself which are good enough for my own business?” Day 27 of my video challenge, and in this video, I explain, while the technology and cost have become accessible to all. There is a caveat. Let me explain. So yes, you know, you can shoot your videos for your business easily. The gadgets, the software that we have now is quite amazing. It’s affordable, easy to use, and high quality. When I am out and about, and I’m just filming on my iPhone. I have a simple set up with a shotgun microphone, to improve the sound. A clip-on wide angle lens, so when I am filming myself, it’s not to close. I also use a little tripod to help me hold the phone a bit steadier. When at my home office, I use a DSLR, it doesn’t have to be a costly camera. A lens on it and a tripod, and you can create some excellent looking videos. The biggest tip I give if you want to create a video which looks good, is getting some training. There’s plenty of online tutorials on Youtube. You can invest in paid courses. Or I can come and help you. I have supported many companies where I come in and run workshops, which maximises the skill of an in-house team. When you’ve shot your video, the next part is to edit it, and this is a potential bottleneck. It’s not hard to learn how to do editing, to do simple edits and maybe some... read more
What if video doesn’t work?

What if video doesn’t work?

What if I make a video and it doesn’t work? You may be concerned about putting a lot of time and money into a video and not seeing any returns. Today I talk about the five-step process I use to guarantee video works for your business.

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What is a video strategist?

What is a video strategist?

As video becomes more important, increasingly important to your business in terms of engaging with your staff, stakeholders, leads and clients, you certainly need to have a strategy around any video you make, and it’s not all about production.

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The Power of Now

The Power of Now

Each Sunday for my video challenge, I am doing a book review, focusing on a book which has made an impact on my life and business. Today’s is not an exception – The Power of Now.

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Making video ads convert

Making video ads convert

Have you ever tried Video Ads and struggled to make them convert? Spent lots of money with Facebook and got no results? Day 20 of my video challenge I talk about the five strategies which will make high-converting video ads.

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I Blame Kevin Costner

I Blame Kevin Costner

I blame Kevin Costner! Do you remember the film ‘Field of Dreams’ starring Kevin Costner where he hears a voice when walking through his cornfield which says “If you build it, he will come”.

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Pieces of the story

Pieces of the story

Your video content is an asset, and I often see a video only being used for one purpose and then consigned to the ether of the internet never to be watched again. With a bit of updating and editing a video can be repurposed, which maximises the return of investment on it.

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