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YouTube Success and the Brave New World of New Media

We’re currently going through one of the most tumultuous times in the industry as the new media begins to overtake the old media as...
Winning Clients Time and Again

Winning Clients Time and Again

If your strategy to win repeat business is based wholly on the work you’ve turned around for your clients, you’re likely missing the mark.
Top 4 Tips for Successful Cold Calling

Top 4 Tips for Successful Cold Calling

My father sold insurance for a living and in paying just a little bit of attention, I promise if you solicit, it will yield...
7 Tips for Producing Awesome Video on a Deadline

7 Tips for Producing Awesome Video on a Deadline

Everyone has felt the stress of a fast-approaching deadline. Maybe you’re a habitual procrastinator or maybe you took on more work than you could...
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7 Profitable Video Business Models with Little Competition

The obvious problem with joining the crowd is that you’re liable to get trampled, and the popular video markets, such as weddings and commercials,...
The more streams of video income you can develop now, the better off you’ll be later.

Choosing a Career Path as a Videographer

So, you got yourself a camera and you’re all set to go make your mark on the video industry. Not so fast! The video...
5 Reasons to Start a Newsletter Today

5 Reasons to Start a Newsletter for Your Video Business

An email newsletter is considered one of the most direct and cost-effective marketing tools. If you need proof, just go to your inbox and...

How to Get Shares on Your Facebook Video

With 1.01 billion daily active users on it’s platform, Facebook is the world’s largest social network. Users young and old use the site as...

Production insurance for video, film and photography

Just as you wouldn’t drive a car without insurance, you should also never shoot without it either.
How to Pass the FAA Part 107 Knowledge Test for Drone Pilots

How to Pass the FAA Part 107 Knowledge Test for Drone...

You may ask yourself, do I need to be certified to fly a drone? What all is required to become certified? How can I...

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How to Be Successful on YouTube

Over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube — that's almost an hour for every person on Earth. It's the...

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How to make money as a freelance videographer

Being a freelance videographer can be hard work. Sometimes it's difficult to find work, but we're here to walk you through some of your options.

How to make money on YouTube

Any creator of online video knows that content that is free to view but is often not free to make. So how do you, as a creator, make money on YouTube? We’re going to take a look at some of the most popular ways...

Making money with video production

The video industry offers a plethora of intersecting career pathways. Let's explore some of the ways that you can make money with video.
Getting new work aa a videographer

How to solicit your work as a videographer

Client hunting is always stressful, no matter how experiened you are. Here are a few tips for staying proactive and getting new work.

5 tips for creating social media video

Over the past 10 years, social media has exploded in popularity. Platforms like YouTube, Facebook and Instagram—as well as many others— have millions of active users that consume content daily. People are reading posts, posting pictures and most importantly, they’re creating and sharing video. According...

4 low-budget tactics to promote your virtual event

With video production experience, you already have the foundational skills needed to create an impactful virtual event.

What is a sizzle reel?

So you have a lengthy video resume and all kinds of experience, but how do you show that to a potential client? In order...

Production insurance for video, film and photography

Just as you wouldn’t drive a car without insurance, you should also never shoot without it either.

What can event videographers do to make money during COVID-19

Right now, things are different. While some businesses have reopened or may open soon, in-person events will likely be one of the last things...
How to work with clients' bad ideas

How do you work with a client set on bad ideas

Bad client ideas can be tough to work past, especially when the client won't budge. Here's how you can steer them in the right direction.

What is a Director of Photography?

Is that person behind the camera a Director of Photography, Cinematographer or Camera Operator? Are they all the same thing? Does the size of...
How you can look your best for your virtual meetin

How to look great for your virtual meeting or video call

Virtual meetings have their own set of things you need to consider. It’s imperative to look as good as you do on camera as you do off camera.

Professional networking: How to make connections and grow your business

When you think of networking, the image that often comes to mind is a large room of people walking around passing out business cards....

How to make money with video

In this episode of the Videomaker Podcast, Chris and Mike talk about how to make the leap from amateur to professional in the world of video production and filmmaking.