Category Archives: Business of Video

Getting Work as a Movie Extra

Getting Work as a Movie Extra can be fun and profitable. Some people are able make a living working as an extra. Some famous actors have started as extras.... Keep reading >


New Airline Regulations for Batteries

The airlines naturally worry about battery leakage, fire or explosion. Bad enough on land, but potentially disastrous on an airplane. Last year, the FAA said that lithium-ion batteries were sparking airplane fires once every 10 days on average. The International Air Transport Association is now instructing its 300 airline members to restrict lithium-powered smart bags. […]... Keep reading >


February 27, 2018 | Business of Video | | Comments

Google My Business For Video Producers

Google My Business is a great way for video producers to compete for the coveted local 3-pack. When you do a local search the 3 pack is the list of businesses Google shows with a map.... Keep reading >


January 30, 2018 | Business of Video | | Comments

Is Your Profile Photo Hurting or Helping?

You may have a profile photo you use for business, social or dating sites. How viewers see your profile photo is pretty important. But how do you know if your photo is being well received? Wouldn’t it be great if you could ask the opinions of hundreds of people of the gender and age range […]... Keep reading >


December 19, 2017 | Business of Video | | Comments

Christmas Transfer Crunch

I just did a brochure mailing to one of the upscale towns close to me which has in the past supplied a significant percentage of my work and the higher ticket jobs. The printer was supposed to send 1000 brochures every week or two. Instead he mailed all 5500 at once. So I have been […]... Keep reading >


Film Transfers Better Than Wolverine

I’ve been doing 8mm and super 8 film transfers for a while now. As you may recall I bought the Wolverine 8mm and Super8 Reels Movie Digitizer and have churned out some pretty good transfers. I even bought the new and improved Wolverine Pro model which can handle nine inch reels. The films I am […]... Keep reading >


December 12, 2017 | Business of Video | Comments

The Professional Library Tax Deduction For Video Businesses

Should you deduct the books you use in your business? Yes, it’s called a professional library and there are just a few stipulations. One of the first questions is whether this is a business or a hobby. According to the IRS “The IRS presumes that an activity is carried on for profit if it makes […]... Keep reading >


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 >



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