Forget Instagrams! 500 Unique Visitors In One Day With reddit! (UPDATED FOR 2018)

Forget Instagrams! 500 Unique Visitors In One Day With reddit! (UPDATED FOR 2018)

reddit is home to millions of redditors, and it doesn't work like other social media platforms. It certainly doesn't look as polished as other platforms.

See that? It's not even capitalized. 

But it CAN be a great community to invest in and promote your content.

Every filmmaker should join reddit and spend 25 minutes every working day on the film subreddits, sharpening their skills and answering questions. I'll explain why in a little bit. 

Yet, I still don't understand their mascot. 

Video Production: How To Start A Video Production Business In The Next 24 Hours (updated for 2018)

Video Production: How To Start A Video Production Business In The Next 24 Hours (updated for 2018)

I've talked to a lot of different people lately who think they need to get the glossy pamphlets, stacks of business cards, a website, a Facebook page, a Twitter account, an Instagram account, and email newsletter service like MailChimp, and a business license and an EIN from the IRS just to get started with business.

 

And of course, you don't need so much is 3 credit hours, let alone a whole degree, and business.

 

At its Core, Business is just about meeting a need and serving people. It's a lot like what Jesus did, and I don't mean to oversimplify but the King of Kings did for us or does for us, but meeting needs and serving people are very Godly attributes,

 

If you have see love film and video and want to use either to tell amazing stories of Hope, Life, True Freedom, or a myriad of other things that make this deep and Abundant Life so amazing, then to grow as a filmmaker, you're going to be working with a lot of different backgrounds. To grow as a filmmaker, you need to learn how to finance your projects. You also need to learn how to Market your project. this makes you a businessman or a businesswoman.

 

For those of you who have the slightest inkling to take your gifts as a video producer and use them to create new connections Kama I have a bonus for you at the end.

 

Let's get crackin.

 

Client Care When The video production Is Done - updated for 2018 (plus two new case studies OF FANTASTIC SERVICE)

Client Care When The video production Is Done - updated for 2018 (plus two new case studies OF FANTASTIC SERVICE)

Bold Nation!

If you just finished a video job, then it is your job as a budding filmmaker to close out the job. I'm going to show you a few simple things that you can do right now to bring the job to a close and make sure you are over-delivering when it comes to your clients and your video production.

As with anything that involves customer service, you should not be looking for quick and easy.

Philip Bloom even said thisyou should treat every job as though it were a big-ticket job. Show up, work hard, over-deliver, and always have a good attitude.

So what do you do when you finalize your edit and your client has the final copy in hand?

You go through these steps and then you read the Bold Mail mail call at the end of the post.

Video Production: Find More Clients With MeetupS IN YOUR BACKYARD

Video Production: Find More Clients With MeetupS IN YOUR BACKYARD

That's right. More. Clients. In. Your. (Figurative) Backyard.

Unless you're a budding filmmaker in Casper, WY, you'll have a big city near-ish to you. And that big city is rife with people who need video production. And 2018 is yet another new year where even more businesses and brands will have to net attention with video.

Forget weddings, birthdays, and music videos - go for the businesses right in your backyard by pitching your services as a video producer. It'll put some grit in you as you level up as a filmmaker.

And after an experiment in December (of 2017), I found the best conversions were by meeting people in person. Call it networking. Call it a meetup. Call it a shindig - I don't care. Get out, make new friends, be a servant leader. 

VIDEO PRODUCERS: What Do I Charge? Give Your Client An Exact Quote In The First Chat (Updated for 2018)

VIDEO PRODUCERS: What Do I Charge? Give Your Client An Exact Quote In The First Chat (Updated for 2018)

Fellow budding filmmakers and video producers, I know your pain when it comes to price-sensitive shoppers in need of video production. I also know speed is a currency in this new digital economy. You don't want to waste the client's time or yours when it comes to quoting your services. 

Our work in videos is extremely mathematical (as far the time goes), right down to the time spent color-grading and backing up footage in the cloud. After this post and its sequel post, I fully intend to equip you with the know-how to compute your quotes at the drop of a hat.