by Sam Mestman, FCP.co Want to make more money out of video? In this article from Sam Mestman, he details his ideas, solutions and hard-earned experience that will help you win more business from more clients and be happier doing it. Sam here… believe it or not, I don’t think the biggest problem facing video professionals […]Read more "How to Manage Clients and Build Your Own Video Business"
BY MATT VASILIAUSKAS, Studiobinder.com Casting websites have forever changed the production process. It used to be that the aspiring actor, with their trusty headshot in tow, would make the rounds to casting offices, not quite sure what to expect. Thanks to the wonders of technology, actors now have an abundance of online resources to find legitimate […]Read more "The Best Free Casting Websites Out There!"
by Musicbed.com It’s easy to compare reels to resumés. It’s a make-or-break career moment, an opportunity to get your foot in the door by showing your skills to employers. But, there is one key difference between the two: a reel gives you nothing to hide behind. No pretty cover letter. No “proficient in Microsoft Word.” […]Read more "5 Tips for Making a Killer Reel"
by MIKE CLUM, Production Hub As a video producer or production company, booking a local freelancer for your client-facing shoot is not a task to take lightly. Book the wrong person and you’ll be in quite a jam. Going through the freelance hiring process is half like giving a job interview, and half selling the crew […]Read more "CHECKLIST FOR HIRING AN OUT-OF-TOWN SHOOTER"
by Jason Hellerman, nofilmschool You may have a great idea but the real test is how you communicate it. Learning how to write an elevator pitch is a skill you can’t put a price on. Why? Because we’ve all been there when lightning strikes and that excellent idea comes to life in our minds. Maybe […]Read more "How to Write An Elevator Pitch [FREE Elevator Pitch Template]"
by David Strauss, FstoppersOne of the most difficult aspects of professional photography is dealing with business. This will help… “It can be hard to be a business owner who is prone to shyness and introversion,” says a Shapr user named Gwendolyn, who owns a portrait photography service. She’s voicing a universal concern, particularly among many professional […]Read more "This App Connects Photographers to Endless Business Opportunities"
by RONDA SUDER You’ve got questions, your interviewer has answers. Take advantage! You’re on your way to landing your next job, or your first job, and everything’s going well. After carefully applying to numerous positions, you’ve been contacted to schedule an interview. Woo-hoo! You begin to break into your happy dance. That is, until you realize […]Read more "THE COMPLETE LIST OF ESSENTIAL INTERVIEW QUESTIONS TO ASK"
by Jillian Hamilton Your resume is prime job search real estate. Remove these seven meaningless words from your resume and focus instead on your accomplishments. Creating a resume is hard work. Updating one is challenging. And tailoring your resume is annoying. But this single document is instrumental in opening or locking doors. Words are powerful […]Read more "Remove These 7 Meaningless Resume Words"
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by Travis Bradberry, LinkedIn LinkedIn Influencer Dr. Travis Bradberry published this post originally on LinkedIn. It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about — few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door. Managers tend […]Read more "Things Bosses Do That Make Great Employees Quit"