Video Editing Workflow: 5 Steps to Mastering Your Workflow

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Ever wanted to give your video editing workflow an upgrade? We’ve got a very special article today. Zack Arnold, an award-winning film & television editor, is here to bring the knowledge about video editing workflow and using Trello to get things done. Yes, you’re in for a workflow oil change! Zack’s editing credits include TV’s Burn Notice, Shooter, Empire and Glee, as … Read More

How to Build a Scriptwriting Portfolio from Scratch

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We have an article today from screenwriter Zack Halliwell. Zack approached us wanting to write a detailed piece on building a scriptwriting portfolio. Take it away, Zack! How to Build a Scriptwriting Portfolio from Scratch At the heart of any filmmaking company, there is a busy hive of workers. From production managers to directors, you need a good few hands … Read More

How to Become a CEO: 6 Steps to Seeing Yourself As the CEO No Matter How Big You Are

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What exactly is a CEO anyway? The letters stand for Chief Executive Officer and they’re usually the highest-ranking executive manager of a corporation. But what exactly can they do and – as the owner of a small video production business – how to become a CEO? Well, ultimately, a CEO has the responsibility for the overall success of their business … Read More

Great Customer Service: 11 Ways to Make Clients Remember You

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You’ve probably heard the phrase, “The customer is king”. But what is great customer service? It’s one of the first rule of any successful business that you need to provide your customer with good service – especially if you want to grow your client list. A onetime customer is a good thing, but a return client? Someone who you have … Read More

How to Stop Procrastinating: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time

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The following article features thoughts on how to stop procrastinating and how to be better with your time. It’s about managing your time, or dare I say it: time management. After reading Brian Tracy’s seminal work, Eat That Frog, these are current thoughts on procrastination and doing better at this thing we call life. Whether that’s in your video business, … Read More

Team Motivation: Top 5 Steps For Perfect Team Motivation

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So you’re running a team. Maybe it’s a large team? Or perhaps small? Either way, you’re video production company’s success depends on how you motivate your team. This article will cover team motivation, whether that be for employees, freelancers, or any other kind of team motivation situation. There are a lot of tips here that may be useful to you … Read More

7 Steps to Leadership in Your Business & Your Life

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Today’s post is by Dusan Djukich of Straight-Line Coach. This articles covers leadership and what it means to be completely in control of your business and your life. Straight Line People Straight-line people use distinctions to maintain their high levels of awareness and performance. In this article, I am now revealing the most useful and powerful distinctions I know of so … Read More

Become a Creative Genius in 9 Steps

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If you’re in the video production industry, then you’ll appreciate the importance of creativity when it comes to producing good work. But how do you become a creative genius? Let’s start off with this: Nothing is worse then predictable, boring, dull work for your clients. Not only will your clients get bored of you, you will also probably get bored … Read More