Why your video team needs Retrospectives (and how to run them)

To start, a quick disclaimer. Retrospectives are an Agile thing and while I’ve worked at places that used bits and pieces of Agile, I am far from an expert. This write up is for noobs like me looking for a way to learn from their mistakes rather than repeat them. So, you wrapped a big… Continue reading Why your video team needs Retrospectives (and how to run them)

Inbound Video and the Death of Impersonal Marketing – Digital Summit/Revolve Conference 2018

Every marketer knows doing things “the old fashioned way” is unsustainable yet most people still don’t think this same way about video. Agencies and brands alike keep getting stuck viewing video through the lens of the “deliverable,” meaning a snappy 15 or 30 second spot that you make once, then syndicate across platforms.  That’s no… Continue reading Inbound Video and the Death of Impersonal Marketing – Digital Summit/Revolve Conference 2018

Going from Video Marketing Vendor to Strategic Partner – Wistiafest 2017

This is my workshop from Wistiafest 2017. In this talk, I run through the my philosophy on modern video marketing from coming up with awesome ideas to selling them to clients, to actually bringing them to life. We cover a lot of ground. Video Marketing 101: Tactics to go from vendor to marketing partner from… Continue reading Going from Video Marketing Vendor to Strategic Partner – Wistiafest 2017

You Can’t Reach Your Audience without Understanding Them First

An excerpt from a post on the Wistia blog: Making engaging video is all about communication, and if you can’t empathize with your audience, it’s really hard to communicate effectively with them. When it comes to producing videos for clients, understanding the audience is key. Your client’s audience should determine the tone of the videos,… Continue reading You Can’t Reach Your Audience without Understanding Them First