About Mike Rumble

Corporate and Creative Writing with a dash of humor. Coffee always appreciated.

Who is that guy in the green shirt?

You know him as the “guy in the green shirt” and the “driving force” behind Your Local Studio.

But who is Alex Ferguson?
What made him what he is?
And yes, why is a green shirt literally his trademark?

I had a chance to sit down with Alex for a Q&A meeting over morning coffee and got the inside scoop on […]

May 16th, 2017|marketing|

What’s the Business Buzz about Video in 2017?

What’s the business buzz about video in 2017? The year is off and running, and while great things are happening here at Your Local Studio, great things are happening the world of Video Marketing as a whole.

In an article and podcast he wrote, Todd Hartley, Founder and CEO of Wirebuzz had an interesting quote […]

February 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Look at the pretty lights!

Lights?  No – not the lights in the studio… (Although we do have some great lighting options here at Your Local Studio.)

When December arrives, everyone thinks of one thing: Christmas!!! And they say that in addition to Christmas being a time of giving and receiving, that it is also a time of light…and what better way […]

December 13th, 2016|marketing|

North Carolina Natural Beauty Waiting to be Captured

North Carolina natural beauty is waiting to be captured! Take your DSLR for video and photos – try a time-lapse*.

They say the perfect spot is all about location, location, location. They also say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

When it comes to checking out the fall foliage, North Carolina is full of great […]

November 1st, 2016|video production|

Laughter Creates Action in Video Ads

Laughter – it makes you do stuff! It makes you take action… or not. (And sometimes that’s a good thing in a video ad.)
They just made me laugh!
How many times have you gone on YouTube and seen a funny video for a product — that you watched from beginning to end — before you got […]

September 27th, 2016|marketing|

Anticipating Growth – Video Trends to Watch in 2016

So here we are, the second month of 2016 is almost over, and we’re anticipating growth in certain directions.

The great thing for us as video marketers, is that we have plenty to look forward to – not only in 2016, but beyond. It’s an exciting time to be growing a business!
Anticipating Growth
Here are a few trends already showing significant […]

February 23rd, 2016|marketing|

Your time is almost up…

Time is up?

No, we’re not talking about the apocalypse or the end of the world; we’re talking about the fact that in only a couple of weeks, 2015 will be no more. It will be over. Finished.  2015 will disappear into the abyss with all the other old years only to be replaced by the new […]

December 15th, 2015|marketing|

Happy Holidays – Video Style

Thanksgiving. Christmas. The holidays are arriving.
You can run… but you can’t hide.
Now that Halloween has come and gone, we are heading into the chaos of the holiday season.

Hate to break the bad news, but Christmas is only a month away and you’ve got to know that retailers will be pulling out all the stops to […]

November 10th, 2015|marketing|

Marketing Automation – which button do we push?

So what is Marketing Automation? Well, rest assured of one thing, if you search “marketing automation” in your browser, you’ll get many different answers; but from all the results we read, Hubspot provided the best definition, a portion of which reads:
“At its best, marketing automation is software and tactics that allow companies to buy […]

October 20th, 2015|marketing|
mautic is open source marketing automation