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amazingly useful drone footage

There are some shots you just can’t get with a camera on a tripod. In the past, you’d just have to accept that and move on with your life.

Today, that’s where drones come in. Increasingly affordable, and very technologically advanced, a drone might be the best purchase you make all year. This post is all about the types of shots you can only get with a drone to help inspire you once you finally take the plunge.

Frame a Shot Properly for Added Impact

Ever watch a movie that just gets your heart pounding, whether from suspense, action, or a scare? Getting a strong emotional reaction out of viewers drives engagement, sharing, and brand recall, making it an important factor in the success of your videos.

The way you frame your shots has a lot to do with their impact on viewers. Here’s how to get it right every time, using math as your secret weapon.


How to Capture Event Video

Events are a goldmine for videographers. With so much going on, it can feel overwhelming to try to capture it all on video. In this post, we’re going to take a look at the most valuable types of footage you can’t miss at your next company event.

Concept Videos for Attracting Investors

If you have an idea for a great product, but haven’t got a prototype, how do you convince investors to fund your venture?

Here are all the practical tips you’ll need for creating a video that has the wow factor to get investors keen to be part of the journey.

Customer testimonials on camera

Fact: your customers are more persuasive than you. When it comes to telling others how great your organization is, a testimonial from a customer is hugely compelling. A video testimonial featuring happy customers is something that every business should produce.

But, not all video testimonials are created equal. With this guide, you can make your video stand out from the crowd. And, we’ll share some tips on working efficiently and empathetically with your customers to produce engaging, authentic testimonials.

Best practices for online video SEO.

Video SEO is key to ensuring you are getting the most out of your videos. Here’s our guide to what you need to know to rise through the rankings and leverage your rich content to drive traffic to your site.

How to Say Thank You with Online Video

If your organization has recently received funding or if your customers have enabled you to hit a significant milestone, why not express your gratitude with a ‘thank you’ video? In this post, we’ll share some tips for giving thanks using online video.


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Channel your inner Liza Minelli or Justin Timberlake and bring some pizazz to your marketing videos! From tips on hiring dancers and entertainers, to practical production suggestions, this post will help you add some glitz and glamour to your marketing videos.

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If you’re part of a small team, your expertise needs to be incredibly wide-ranging. Everyday you come up with great ideas, you get creative with production, and then of course comes marketing your videos! Follow this guide to marketing videos on your own, and you can add another valuable skill to your ever-growing list.

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How do you know if you’re really getting your moneys’ worth from your online videos? It seems like it should be a simple equation: make a cool video, get people to watch it, and watch the traffic and sales flood in from all the shares and likes.

In reality, you have to be using every single trick in your arsenal to succeed with online video, and that starts from the very beginning: with your online video hosting provider, and the tools they provide to help along the way. Here’s how to ensure you’re getting the most out of your business’ video hosting account

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