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4 fresh ideas to make your videos more awesome

A typical business video goes a little something like this: Opening sequence of quick shots establishing the company and its products. Voice over begins explaining the company’s ethos. Cut to excerpt of interview with CEO. More shots of products, offices and employees as voice over continues. End. Short, sharp, to the point and very, very safe.  Most corporate videos are as predictable as the weather in Los Angeles. And they are supposed to be. A video is a great way…

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5 inspirational video campaigns

Need a bit of a pick-me-up? Running out of marketing ideas? Then you’ve come to the right page – we’ve put together a list of 5 inspirational video campaigns that have been hugely successful online. You might not have the budgets these films did but they’ll still inspire you to create amazing content for your business – they did for us. 5 inspirational video campaigns WestJet Airlines Christmas Miracle Last year WestJet (an airline we’d previously never heard of) had…

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We reveal how we’ve managed to travel and start Red Platypus

March has been a very exciting month for myself and Dave. After freelancing for a number of companies this year, we decided to embrace all the work being thrown at us and launch our own creative content company. So without further ado, we introduce to you Red Platypus! Red Platypus’ aim is to help SMEs to create unique content that stands out, through social media, video content and copy writing. The future of Red Platypus We’ve got a few regular…

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5 tips for making your own corporate video

Any kind of corporate video is a fantastic addition to your website. It can be about anything you like; interviews with employees and customers, a guided tour of your offices or facilities, even demonstrations of your products and services. A picture is worth a thousand words but we think video is worth a million! Check out our take on the power of video. Corporate video costs But not every business can afford to lavish thousands of dollars on a professionally…

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Why video is king

Way back in 1895 a silent black and white film screened in France is said to have absolutely terrified its audience. L’arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat showed a train chugging into a station, moving toward the camera. But according to urban legend many people were convinced the train was about to mow them down and fled the theatre! Video today Times have changed dramatically since then and now HD video is increasingly being used online to pull in…

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Video: Fikay Fashion: Travelling and inspiration

Sometimes Dave and I meet inspiring people who make us feel as though anything is possible. Deb and Dave from The Planet D made us feel like that and so too did Dan and Audrey from Uncornered Market. Their adventures and stories were both inspiring and motivating. Recently we met Aaron Jones from Fikay Fashion, a young entrepreneur who told us about his journey to bring a better way of life to people living in Cambodia. This video gives you…

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