Spontaneous sales at an event can happen if you can swipe an eager customer's credit card. The Square Card Reader and Square Register app make accepting credit card payments easy for anyone to do business on the fly.
Video in schools used to be limited to an off-site instructor lecturing on a small television to a bored class without much interaction or participation. As this generation's video-centric kids has become more tech-savvy, videos in schools has also matured. From training videos and tutorials, to bringing history alive and teaching video production, bringing video into the classroom is as natural to today's students as pencils.
Every website needs video nowadays, if only as an introduction to the business or its services. However, most small business owners wear many hats, but video producer usually isn't one of them. Your video production skills can help clients generate a bigger customer base if you keep a few simple ideas in mind for producing marketing video for small businesses.
Traveling for the job has become quite common for video producers of all levels. You have to go where the gig is. But when your travels take you to foreign parts, it's not just the language you'll need to understand. What do you do when you need to power your gear or charge your batteries?
Radio-controlled drones have revolutionized the video industry. But after the United States government's use of drone technology in Iraq and Afghanistan, drones are under a huge legal and ethical microscope.
Whenever video producers need a specific shot, they often venture into the DIY approach to get just the right tool for the shot. Such was the case for Michael and Christine creators of STABiLGo, a motorized stabilizer for GoPro Cameras.
It is amazing how much video is being produced right now. YouTube is a huge reason that people are so willing to upload content, and yes, there should be the distinction between uploading and shooting, in fact I will often shoot video and not upload to YouTube. If you're like me, then you're adding to the countless amounts of video that are being shot right now, but look at the 100 uploading hours of video, stop, and think of how many are productions (certainly not all of them), and many are music videos, in fact all but one of the 30 most viewed YouTube videos of all time are music videos, as of today (May 21, 2013).
There are many jobs in the video and film industry that require years of on-set experience or working as an apprentice. For aspiring videographers, the initial job search can be discouraging. Your desire to make movies is present, but your real-world experience is lacking. Fortunately, there is a simple solution: find an entry-level industry position and work your way to the top. Easy enough, right?