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Video Validation

Video. How long have I been harping on this? I’d like to think I was ahead of my time 37 years ago, and now that video is the de facto online communication standard, my ship has come in.

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Rubber and Road

You think it's easy over here to just sit back on my blog every day and pontificate about what YOU should be doing with your voiceover business?   Well, actually, putting my admonitions down in words like this -- for all the world to see -- makes ME accountable too...and spurs me to follow my own...

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Learning the Tools

Guilty.  'So guilty of my failure to take the time to read the manual, go to the FAQ, utilize the help files. I'm arrogant enough to expect every device, all software, and most online platforms to be so intuitive that I really don't have to "waste" time to learn all it can do. Because of this, I'm...

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Giroptic iO 360°

For two years or more, I've been beating the drum about the use of pictures; still pictures, moving pictures, pictures on social media, and pictures in your marketing. It's easy for us in the business of audio to overlook the important of video...but it's hot.  Red hot.  Don't believe video is...

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Videos You Can Do

Videos You Can Do

What's the saying?...the best camera for taking a great picture is the camera you have with you?  Well, the same is true of video. I'll wager 98% of the people reading these words right now have a camera/video camera within their reach:  the smartphone. For years, I've been beating the drum about...

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Why Two Top Online Video Platforms Just Folded

Why Two Top Online Video Platforms Just Folded

Blab, the wildly popular (for a while) online site allowing community live streaming, ended its grand experiment last week.  All the signs were there, and its developers/founders offer an involved explanation for its demise on Medium.  The owners swear they will take what they've learned, and will...

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Let the Video Wars Begin

Let the Video Wars Begin

Ever since Google bought YouTube, it's been trouncing the competition for online videos.  YT is the de facto standard for posting, linking, viewing, and sharing video.  Not even mighty FaceBook has been able to make much of a dent in YT's video dominance.Now, there's a new guy in town, and the...

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V-P-G

V-P-G

VideosPicturesGraphicsA soothsayer I am not.  But, I do feel a little vindicated that I've been steady tooting the horn for VPG for months 'n' months. Others have too, and they continue to do so. Here's the rule:  anytime you post on social media, send a newsletter, write an email, follow-up with...

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Video: Again

Video: Again

So, yesterday's video wasn't quite your cup o' tea? That's OK, there are SOOO many tools available (unbelievable, really) for easily producing videos that it's almost a crime not to take advantage of 'em. Below is a little thing I put together in less than an hour using wideo.co. Once composed,...

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Use of Video

Use of Video

2015 was going to be the year of video for me.  So far, it hasn't been easy carving out that goal, but I've made some deliberate and encouraging steps in that direction. Let me back up a second.  How often do you find that your friends outside of your VO circle are fascinated to find out what you...

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