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Posts Tagged with: Video 101

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7 Quick Steps for Simple Affordable Lighting

7 MIN TO READ First impressions are formed in just a couple seconds. If your video is poorly lit, the best interview in the world, with the most interesting person in the world, can instantly lose credibility and cause viewers to click away. If you are just starting out with video, or don’t have an expensive light kit handy, then utilize the following steps…

How to Scout a Location for a Shoot

3 MIN TO READ The specific location where you film your next project is of utmost importance to the final product. Your chosen space will impact everything from the screenplay, to the audio and visual setup of your shoot. Here are the key environmental elements you need to be aware of. We’ve also  and ways to adapt to them to ensure the best possible…

Free Download and New Features!

2 MIN TO READ We have been very busy at SproutVideo HQ and are really proud of our recent work. We wanted to share these updates with you, as well as a free download to help improve your video production!

Exactly How Long Your Video Should Be

4 MIN TO READ One of the best ways to get people to watch your entire online video is to make sure it isn’t too long. But, what is “too long” for a video? Turns out, it depends. It comes down to the platform where you’re sharing it and the complexity of your message, just as much as it depends on attention spans. Following…

Video 101: Should I Allow Viewers to Download my Videos?

3 MIN TO READ Image Credit: rawpixel.com A very common question we get asked at SproutVideo is pretty fundamental to the security of your online content: should I let people download my online hosted videos? Naturally the most appropriate answer is, “that depends,” but we can help you narrow it down for your specific circumstances, and ultimately make the best decision. Read on for…

Video Production 101: Save Time and Money

6 MIN TO READ In this post, we explore actionable tips and tricks for easy ways to save time and money on video production. Believe it or not, there are ways you can work more efficiently and produce more content for less. As they say, time is money, so read on for eight of the best tips for producing videos efficiently.

Video Production 101: Optimizing for the Web

3 MIN TO READ Online video is all the rage for marketing, retail, education and training, real estate, consulting; pretty much anyone with access to the internet. The hottest apps are based on creating and sharing videos, and each month seems to be a record-breaker in terms of how much video is being produced, shared, and watched online. Consequently, online video is frequently talked…

What to do if Someone Steals your Videos Online

5 MIN TO READ One of the worst things that can happen to you is someone misappropriating your content online. Luckily, you can do a lot to prevent that from happening in the first place. Even in the worst case scenario, you still may have some recourse. Here are the key steps you need to take to ensure that your content will remain yours, and…