Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 11:46 am
It’s easy to make excuses not to make videos. It’s too hard, I don’t have the right equipment, I don’t know what I’m doing, I’ll look like an idiot.
Well, we are going to get rid of all of those excuses by showing you how to create quick cell phone videos, upload them to Youtube and put them on your blog.
The easiest way to record your video using your camera is to hold it at arms length, record and talk. The other way is to put your cell phone on a stand or tripod.
And if you don’t have a tripod or stand, then you can be creative…or a little trashy. This is a picture of what I did to record my videos before I bought a tripod.
I used painters tape and taped my phone to the freezer. I then taped my script around it and started recording. It wasn’t pretty but it got the job done. Read the rest of this entry
Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 12:05 am
I recently went back through my comments to check on my fellow Quick Start Challenge (QSC) folks to see how they were doing. When I started this blog, I was part of a much bigger community that was starting our online businesses together. There seems to be comfort in crowds. You can read about the QSC in my post A Challenge May Be The Start You’re Looking For.
So, I went back to see how my fellow QSCers were doing and much to my dismay, many of their blogs are either gone or haven’t been updated since the challenge ended or soon there after.
It is very sad that so many dreams were broken for people hoping to make it online. These dreams were broken by a lack of follow through, lack of effort, life getting in the way or just giving into that tiny voice in their head saying “you’ll never be successful”. Whatever happened, it is sad! Read the rest of this entry