Category Archives: Business of Video

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 >


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 >



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