Apple’s Homepod Video Breakdown Ep 1

I love to take popular marketing videos (both high production quality and low quality) and break them down to understand how they made it, what worked, and what didn’t work.

In this episode, we break down Apple’s latest “Homepod” commercial directed by Spike Jonze. To do the “breaking down” we had Jason Urgo with Social Blade, Alex […]

April 26th, 2018|marketing, Video Resource Center|

5 Minute Keynote Speech – Is that possible?

Most speakers have a focus.

Maybe a speaker’s focus is on leadership or customer service, perhaps their area of expertise is in health and wellness or human relations or maybe a speaker has a passion for entrepreneurship, positive aging, success secrets, business strategy or finances.

Could any of the above areas be interesting to you?

If you’re like most of us, […]

January 4th, 2018|marketing, YLS updates|

Why Every Speaker Needs a Demo Video

Are you a professional speaker? Are you seeking to build your speaking business? Check out this experience with demo videos!
Within one week after I launched my revised demo video last year, I landed my largest speaking contract ever (at that time).  When the client and I spoke on the phone the first time, and before […]

November 6th, 2017|marketing|

Making summer fun for you…and your video equipment.

Summer Fun and Video Equipment – what’s up with that? While Christmas is widely known as the “most wonderful time of the year”, to many, summertime is a pretty close second; and since summertime is now upon us, that means road trips, or for some, “daycations” to the mountains or the beach for some summer […]

July 19th, 2017|marketing|

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|

Webcast – Making a Marketing Video Series

This series of webcasts are for you – you’re the person who has asked us the “how to” question. And creating a marketing video is such an in-depth endeavor, that when we’ve tried to answer your questions, we’ve felt we haven’t done those questions justice.
This Webcast Marketing Video Series is for YOU
If you want the inside […]

April 18th, 2017|marketing|

20 Keynote Videos – KEY5 Speakers Conference

We’d like to share 20 speakers and their 5-minute Keynote video presentations from January 7, 2017 with you.

The KEY5 Speakers Conference on Saturday, January 7, 2017 had a bit of drama attached. Not because of the speakers. The drama had nothing to do with the venue, the attendees, the sound, or video.

The drama was all about […]

February 28th, 2017|marketing|

Studio B is OPEN – February 2017 Update

We’ve opened up a new studio room at our Cary Your Local Studio facility – It’s Studio B. Come and see it at our open house, March 17th – click here for event details and RSVP!
Now we can have two recordings going on at the same time! 

Studio B is designed for training and educational video recordings, […]

February 14th, 2017|marketing|

When you’re doing what you love – time flies!

January is pretty much finished?

How did that happen? The KEY5 Speakers Conference started us off running at Your Local Studio in Raleigh and since then we’ve been editing, working with clients, and planning for a Webinar in February 2017!

When you’re busy doing what you love—time flies!
Oh yes. We’ve been busy doing what we love to […]

January 31st, 2017|marketing|