Category Archives: Business of Video

Brilliant Video Sells Used Honda for $20,000

    This video has had over 6 million views in two weeks. They were asking $500 for the car. They received from Carmax a hilarious-but-real offer to buy the car for $20,000. They accepted and sold the car to Carmax. Here’s the Carmax video that bid $20,000 for the car.... Keep reading >


October 24, 2017 | Business of Video | | Comments

Digital Video Marketing Is $135 Billion In The US

The size of the video marketing industry may surprise you. It is larger than TV advertising.... Keep reading >


October 17, 2017 | Business of Video | | Comments

Profit From International Video Transfers

How to profit from transferring PAL and SECAM videos. ... Keep reading >


Documentary Distribution Brings 1 Million

Don't think you can make money with a documentary? Think again. These guys did and you could too.... Keep reading >


September 19, 2017 | Business of Video | Comments

How A Video Business Improves Your Social Life

See how your video business can help you build a social life. Anytime you work with someone else toward a common goal, you build a bond.... Keep reading >


Unlimited 1st Run Movies in Theaters $10/Month

Sounds too good to be true, but it’s not. Theatrical subscription service MoviePass is dropping its monthly fee to $9.95 for all users. That is any movie (excluding IMAX and 3-D) at any theater in the system for any screening—even the opening night of a blockbuster. That includes some 36,000 screens in the U.S. which […]... Keep reading >


Rent A Drone

It is easy to rent a drone. Drone rental companies have sprung up all over. One such drone rental company is called Lens Rentals (lensrentals.com). They offer the Mavic DJI PRO or a Phantom 4 Pro. From a business point of view, you’d think renting drones a risky venture because drones are expensive, just like […]... Keep reading >


Study Your Competitors

I’ll never forget the marketing person from one of my biggest video production contracts. After I won the contract, I met often with Paula, the marketing person, to outline a script and to plan the video. At one point I asked something about my competitors for this job. She surprised me by asking if I’d […]... Keep reading >


Kodak High Speed Photo Scanner

As my transfer business has grown, I’ve kept an eye out for additional services to offer my clients. Video and film were my mainstays. Then I added slide transfers. I had thought a lot about offering photo scans as well, but you can’t do that service with a flatbed scanner because it simply takes too […]... Keep reading >


85% of Facebook Video is Viewed Without Sound

Every day some 8 Billion videos are viewed on Facebook, but most of them are viewed silently. As you probably know, video on Facebook plays automatically, but the sound is off by default. And most people really do not want to turn the sound on. So if you’re trying to promote anything with a video […]... Keep reading >



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