Have you given up on something? Already failed your New Year’s Resolutions? You probably quit in the “dip” (the worst possible time to quit, because you’re so close to breaking through). Seth Godin popularized this idea with his book The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit. Let’s talk about “the dip”Continue reading “Don’t Quit in the Dip”
How do the microphones compare between the iPhone XS Max and the Rode VideoMic Pro? If you’re thinking of shooting video on a DSLR vs. the new 2018 flagship iPhone, you’d better understand the microphones you’re working with. How do you think they compare? Watch the video below to find out!
Before you think about creating your next video, be sure to write down some notes or at least a few bullets to serve as your script and outline. Without a script, you’re going to ramble on too long, not get your point across quick enough, and have a hard time editing your footage in post-production.Continue reading “You Need to Use a Script for Your Videos”
In one of my first videos on the channel I gave a brief overview of how the best YouTubers remove noise and grain from their video footage, but I wanted to do another video showing some better examples of how amazing the tool really is. If you’ve never heard of Neat Video, welcome to theContinue reading “The Best Way to Remove Video Noise from Bad Footage”
While in Las Vegas I decided to film some “lazy b-roll” while out walking around Caesars Palace and the Strip. It’s nothing fancy, not by a long shot, but it’s a good reminder that you can capture b-roll on any device – even a device from a few years back. With a little more effortContinue reading “B-Roll on an iPhone”
Today we’re talking about vlogging. Particularly WHEN to start vlogging. There are 3 things I’ve identified that are extremely important to have in place before you even think about vlogging. Let me know what you think.
Telling better stories is what separates average YouTubers, brands and personalities apart from the very best ones. In this video I share some pointers on what makes a great story, and what you can start doing today to improve your storytelling. I’m still learning, and have a long way to go, but I’m know theContinue reading “How to Tell Better Stories”
If there’s one secret to success for YouTube creators, it’s their ability to be personable and connect with their audience. In this video I chat briefly about how to be personable / relatable / a human on YouTube.