Are there additional costs w/ video? Like hosting fees?

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This question depends on what your goal is with video sharing.  If you are trying to distribute and share your video among many sites, use free video sharing sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, or whichever you choose.  But, be careful when using these sites.  It is unprofessional to link a YouTube video to your website.  It is reasonable for blog material, but not ...

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Dallas Video Production FAQs #17

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We would like a sales web video, but don’t have a creative idea yet, can you help?

Absolutely.  Supply us with your website content, any literature that needs to be read, and a list of features, advantages, and benefits of your company or product.  Help us help you.  The more we know the more we can create.  This is a collaborative process, not a ...

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Handheld shooting: The way to do it

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If you do not have the budget to hire a video production company and are choosing to create a video yourself, [highly not recommended] follow these tips to help the quality of your video.

Whatever handheld device you are using to shoot, be sure that everything works before you start shooting.  During production, you absolutely have to remain steady and secure.  Focus and keep ...

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How many different locations are allowed for the shoot?

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Technically, you can have as many locations as you want.  But, the more locations that you choose adds to your bill of video production costs.  A typical shoot includes one to three locations.  That does not mean that one to three locations is the same price.  Two will cost more than one and three will cost more than two.  Get it?  Every ...

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Want to distribute web videos on other sites?

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How long does it take before my videos are distributed to these other sites?

This question needs to be looked at two different ways.  Are you referring to video distribution or video marketing?  They are two different things so you need to specify which one you are referring to in order to avoid confusion and an angry video producer.  Video distribution incorporates Vimeo, Yahoo, Google, YouTube, and other ...

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Why Followers are “Unliking” or “Unfollowing” Your Brand

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Ever notice someone decided to not follow your page anymore on either Facebook or Twitter? Maybe it was one person, or two, or many more to follow.  What could you be doing wrong? Apparently, many things.  There are a few main reasons why your followers are not your followers anymore.  First of all, stop blowing up their newsfeed.  No one wants to see a post from you ...

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What format should my web video be?

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After the video production process has been completed, the video is delivered in an HD version and a compressed web version.  The two final versions are in different formats, not the same format.  Do not mix these two up.  The versions are sent to you unless you want every single thing incorporated in which the company will need an external hard drive. 

Establish how you want things ...

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Dallas Video Production FAQs #15

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How long does the entire video production process take?

The process of producing a video really depends on the complexity of your web video.  If it is super complex and you want all of the bells and whistles, then it will take longer.  Don’t expect a video to magically be completed out of thin air.   You must have patience in the video production process. 

Once ...

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Dallas Video Production FAQs #14

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Why should I have video on my website?

First of all, the question should be “why shouldn’t I have a video on my website?” not the other way around.  Web videos accomplish everything that you want your website to convey.  Videos sell and educate the material that is given.  In doing so, they establish your company as professional and create sales. 

They grab the viewer’s ...

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