Profit Making

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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...
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...
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...
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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...
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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,...

How to build a film budget for your next production

If you're doing video production because it's a wonderful hobby and you're okay with spending your own money to make your video creations, you...
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...
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...
The Internet: Friend or Foe?

How to Navigate the Legalities of Distributing Video Online

The Internet, with all its conveniences and complexities, has changed the way videographers watch, share, and interact with video. Video sharing websites like YouTube...

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...

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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Practical advice for pro videographers to boost their profits

If you're wanting to increase your profits as a professional videographer, we've got some advice to help you boost your bottom line.

How to determine when you should blur a company logo

No matter if you're a documentarian, journalist or video producer, you need to be aware of brand logos and when you need to blur them.
How to pitch your project to get on Netflix

How to pitch your project to get on Netflix

Successfully pitching and getting a project on Netflix is a dream for many. But it's a lot harder than they might think.
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Low-budget films that made it big in 2023

With 2023 in our rearview mirror, it's time we take a look back on 2023's most successful low-budget films.

How memes can help market your film

Today, in 2023, memes can have a powerful effect on film marketing and its success. The recent Barbenheimer meme is proof of that.
Starting a production company outside the industry center

Starting a production company outside the industry center

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to be in the industry center to start a production company. We’ve got some tips to get you going.
Vimeo OTT

What is Vimeo OTT?

Vimeo OTT is a platform that allows video producers to create their own subscription channels for their videos.
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How to land the best video production job with Staff Me...

If you're looking to land a job in video production or want to jump-start your video career, Staff Me Up could be your answer.
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Modern logo design: Tips to make your logo stand out

With so much competition out there, you need to have a modern logo design that will help your business stand out from the rest.
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...

Your guide to making money with your indie films

In a nutshell Find a hobby, philanthropic effort, political motivation or maybe a personal issue important to a potential investor to get your film fundedSelling...
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.

6 tips for starting a 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...

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.