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Setting up an Overhead Camera for Videos – TASTY Style Videos for YouTube and Facebook

How do they make those Tasty style videos? I’ve filmed and edited over 1000 videos for clients and my own channels … every client and sponsor has been asking for overhead tutorial videos, like Buzzfeed’s Tasty does. In this post, I’ll share the beginning to end of everything I’ve learned in the last 6 years […]

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VidSummit recap -17 Takeaways from VidSummit 2017 Los Angeles

Last week I went to VidSummit, a conference for video makers and marketers in Los Angeles, California. After being hit with ads from Gary Vee and Shonduras all over Facebook plus seeing testimonials about how great VidSummit is, I bit the bullet and grabbed a ticket. I was done with conferences for 2017 but I […]

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VidCon 2016 ReCap – What I Learned

I got home from VidCon with loads of ideas floating in my head. This post took me three days to write because I had 10 pages of notes and I wanted to make sure to get all the best nuggets of info down on (blog) paper for YOU! This was my second VidCon and knowing that […]

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Basic Set up for filming overhead craft tutorial videos

How to make YouTube videos for your business

So, you want to make Youtube videos? Or maybe Vine or instagram or Snapchat or whatever kind of videos because you’re gonna be a supahstar? I can’t guarantee you’ll be a super star but I can share with you how to make YouTube videos for your small business with the equipment you already have. And then, […]

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Never Use Embed Code on Social Media

I was enjoying a dandy ole time on Facebook and then I saw this: someone used embed code in a post on social media. I blocked out any identifying info because the point is to learn from this, not to embarrass the company. See that part that starts with “<i frame width=….”? That is embed […]

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Basic Set up for filming overhead craft tutorial videos

How to Make Videos for YouTube – Craft Tutorials

One of the most common questions I see asked online is, “How do you make your Youtube videos?” Well, that’s a whole class unto itself! The truth of the matter is that making videos is a work in progress for me. Equipment costs, the time to learn software, learning lighting angles, and so on will […]

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Which YouTube Videos People Are Watching Completely? And Why?

Do you know how to tell which of your YouTube videos are getting the most views? Which ones are being watched completely? And why? YouTube has amazing analytics that can tell you alot about your videos as well as the people who watch them. Start digging into the Analytics and you’ll find some surprising stats! […]

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Free Music for YouTube Videos – Two Favorite Places

I love love love YouTube videos with music, don’t you? They make watching the video a much richer experience. The one thing you have to be careful of when using music, especially on YouTube videos, is that you have to have the rights to use that music on your video. I like to use music […]

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