Social Media Strategy For Filmmakers: 5 Awesome Ways Filmmakers Can Use Social Media

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Today we have a guest article from Finn of United Magic Studios. UMS are a video production company based in the UK. Finn will be talking about social media and its abilities to connect filmmakers together online. Take it away, Finn! Social media has become an ever-present entity in our lives at this point. Love it or hate it, it’s … Read More

19 of the Best Filmmaking Instagram Accounts You Should Follow

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When learning filmmaking, a great source of inspiration and ideas is Instagram. These days, many top filmmakers and video production companies have accounts on Instagram. This article will list the best filmmaking Instagram accounts. Not only do top filmmakers and cinematographers the world offer post awesome photos to their Instagram accounts. But they also include great snippets of filmmaking advice … Read More

9 Tips For Starting a Business & Becoming Self Employed

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Today we have a special article fromLeo Babauta of zen habits. This article is about becoming self employed and finally taking the leap to starting your own business. Zen Habits recently celebrated 10 years of existence, and it’s a great blog on productivity and developing habits, especially in the realms of business and creativity. Take it away, Leo! One of the best things … Read More

Unpaid Invoices? 7 Tips When Clients Don’t Pay

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I often get questions along the lines of, “What do I do if my client doesn’t pay me?” Or, “Are there special methods for chasing up unpaid invoices?” So what happens when a client/customer doesn’t pay you? Not all clients are great clients and occasionally you meet a client that doesn’t pay you. It’s rare, but it sometimes happens. When … Read More

Marketing Guide Part 3 – Marketing is Not Hard, Step 1: Reaching Customers

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This is the third post in a marketing guide series of articles by Alexander Vaneck. This series is about Customer Lifecycle Marketing and takes you through the process of setting up your marketing from a customer-centric position. If you missed the first two parts, you should definitely check them out before reading this Part 3: Here’s Part 1. And here’s Part … Read More

A No BS Guide to Marketing, Part 2: Creating Customer Archetypes

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Alexander Vaneck is back today with Part 2 of his No BS Guide to Marketing. He’s going to get into more detail with Customer Lifecycle Marketing and how to find and retain customers. Take it away Alexander! My last post about Customer Lifecycle Marketing got a fair bit of attention. Some have requested I should write more. Thank you for the … Read More

Marketing is Not Hard: The 6 Steps to Cutting the BS and Finding a Strategy That Works Everytime

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We all know marketing is one of the key aspects to growing a successful and thriving video production company. Marketing is something that we talk about a lot at Filmmaking Lifestyle. Still, it’s great to come at it from multiple angles. With that said, today’s post is a guest article by Alexander Vaneck, which covers marketing is detail. This is … Read More

5 Tips to Using a Visual Presentation to Promote Your Film

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A cofounder of the Slamdance Film Festival, Dan Mirvish is also an award-winning indie film director. On top of that, he also recently wrote a book called The Cheerful Subversive’s Guide to Independent Film (Focal Press/Routledge). In this article, Dan takes us on a journey into the idea of visual presentation and what it can do to help the promotion … Read More