Video Resources

How to Shoot a Marketing Video: 9 Steps

Want to shoot a marketing video? This in-depth guide takes you through 9 steps, from planning your shoot all the way to editing. The emphasis is on the pre-production, as the more time you invest in planning it all out, the easier your shoot will go and better your end marketing video will be. Click here to get this resource!

What to Wear on Video

Not sure what to wear on your video? There are things to avoid and concepts to keep in mind to make sure you look the most professional on your video. This is a simple cheat sheet with the ins and outs that will get you started. Click here to get this resource!

8 Tips for Making Videos With Your Smartphone

Want to create great video with your smartphone? This cheat sheet offers 8 super helpful tips to capture the best footage possible on your smartphone! Use the best practices, and avoid common mistakes to take your video quality to the next level with these 8 simple tips. Click here to get this resource!

What to Expect at Your Studio Session

Not sure what to expect at your studio session? This is a simple checklist of what to expect so nothing is left to surprise. Also included is a comprehensive 2 minute video detailing the entire process of a studio session – so you can see for yourself!  Click here to get this resource!

6 Steps to a Great Kickstarter Video

Looking to make an engaging Kickstarter video to raise lots of money for your idea or product? Well here are 6 steps to keep in mind so you get the biggest bang for your buck when it’s time to make your video. Click here to get this resource!

12 Ways to Better Present Yourself On Screen

Ever present in front of an audience, or on screen and wonder if you’re communicating as well as you hope you are? Get 12 proven tips on how to better present yourself from communication expert, Alan Hoffler from MillsWyck Communication! Click here to get this resource!

Guide to 2016 Marketing Trends

What are the marketing trends for 2016 in the Raleigh-Durham region? Where will other businesses be spending their marketing dollars? In November 2015, Your Local Studio and four other local businesses asked for feedback via a survey. From the results we created this guide. Click here to get this resource!

What’s The Difference Between Good And Bad Lighting

How can you tell the difference between good and bad lighting? Here is a handy cheat-sheet and check-list on what to do when lighting for your marketing or educational videos and what NOT to do. Click here to get this resource!

How to Choose Talent for Your Video

Having trouble finding good talent for your videos? This cheat sheet and checklist offers helpful tips on finding the right person for your marketing or educational videos. Click here to get this resource!

Using Graphics for Engaging Marketing Videos

Want your marketing video to stand out and engage viewers? This simple cheat sheet shows you how to use graphics and images to accomplish just that. Click here to get this resource!

What’s the Difference Between Good & Bad Audio?

How can you tell what the difference is between good and bad audio in videos? This cheat sheet and checklist will help you learn how to identify the differences between the two. Click here to get this resource!

7 Things Not to Do When Making a Video

Looking to make a new video? There are certain things you should be sure to avoid. This handy guide explains everything you need to be on the lookout for. Click here to get this resource!

What Makes a Good Training Video?

What things make training videos more effective than others? This handy cheatsheet and checklist explains everything you need to know about creating training video. Click here to get this resource!

9 Items Your Video Team Needs From You

Are there specific things that video teams needs to make the production process smoother and more efficient? This handy cheatsheet and checklist explains which items you should provide your video team with. Click here to get this resource!

Adding Subtitles/CC to YouTube & Facebook

Ever wondered how to add subtitles and closed captioning to your videos? This simple cheatsheet and checklist gives you the rundown on how to set up subtitles and closed captioning on 2 popular social platforms. Click here to get this resource!