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How to Create a Great Company Culture Video

How to Create a Great Company Culture Video

Video is an excellent, flexible tool for marketing your business that delivers a strong ROI. It allows you to get information across in a concise and entertaining manner and engage people more deeply. With the right strategy, you should expect it to be the most profitable channel…

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Video trends 2020

Video trends 2020

We are about to head into a new decade, and video will play an increasing role in how we communicate. Here are four trends I see for video in 2020 you need to know about to help you build your audience and grow your business.

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How to Maximise Your ROI in Video Marketing

How to Maximise Your ROI in Video Marketing

If you run a business and are involved in your own marketing, you’ll already understand how important creating video content can be. With the rise of smartphones and better connectivity, we’re consuming videos at a much higher rate than we used to.

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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