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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.
With careful planning and measured purchases your kit can expand and develop as your business grows, while minimising the impact on your pocket.

Ask these Questions Before Replacing Your Equipment

Manufacturers are constantly trying to tempt you with the new and updated versions of their products. Plus, video-making trade shows such as NAB are...
How to Make Your Live-Streams Better

How to Conduct an Amazing Livestream

One of the key factors to think about when you start planning your live-streaming is what content you want to put out. Not everything...
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 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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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...
Think of the videos you make for clients not just as a singular end-product, but as a tool that will be used to spread a message.

5 Ways to Deal with Low-ball Video Production Clients

There is this idea that, because most people now have cameras in their pockets, making a video is easy. Hiring a professional, therefore, shouldn’t...
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Increase YouTube Visibility With Channel Collaborations

Before the appearance of the Internet and, more specifically, the birth of the social video-sharing website YouTube in 2005, building an audience for even...
It’s a tricky game, but selling your videos online can help you reach a larger audience and greater success.

Distribution in the Post-DVD Era

DVDs are still wonderful to many of us movie-lovers. You can hold them, enjoy the artwork, and display your collection on a shelf. You...
No matter how you go about your contract, the most important thing is that you actually devote time and attention to it.

How to write a comprehensive video production contract

Have you ever asked yourself whether your video production contract was good enough? If you’re like most freelancers or small business owners, you probably...

Video Courses

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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Video Marketing: What, Why, and How?

Video marketing: What, why and how?

The world of technology is always changing and video production is no exception to that rule. We have seen a large transformation in the last 15 years. Video resolution has gone from standard definition to 4K, and now 6K and 8K. We have seen...

Your guide to making money with your indie films

A wise man once said, “Don’t go into filmmaking if you’re trying to make money…” But don’t be discouraged, no good filmmaker ever followed the advice of a wise man. Let’s disregard that and look at some viable ways to make money with your...
how to make money on Twitch

How to make money on Twitch

Twitch offers a lot of opportunities to new streamers looking to earn some money off their streams. Here's how to make money on Twitch.

How to start your own videography business

There is a lot of information available for starting your own business. It can be overwhelming, so let’s focus on the basics to get you off on the right foot. We have broken those fundamentals down into three categories to cover starting, running, and...

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

One of the most appealing ways to make money with video is through online video. 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...

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 get clients 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.
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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...

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.

Video jobs — how to break into the industry

If you’re actively searching for a job, you will find one. The key is to find video jobs that will lead you down a...

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...
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