Women inspire me.
Seeing women using video and sharing their stories inspires me even more. Just recently I was moved by a video of Nepalese women who were learning video production in order to share how climate change has impacted their lives. I was touched by their curiosity, desire to learn, and hopes for the future. All of this brought about through video.
When I walked into my first Toastmasters meeting a year ago I WAS TERRIFIED.My mentor still loves to joke about the first time she met me -- I crossed my arms, made little eye contact, and shook when I spoke. I felt totally out of place -- I was completely out of my element....more
As president of my Toastmasters Club, I've learned that communication is key. And to be a good communicator you need consistency, clarity, and most importantly, a good dose of caffeine.When I sit down in front of my computer to answer emails or post events on our Facebook page, I have my large cup of coffee right next to me with another one brewing in the kitchen. (Well, maybe I'm exaggerating a bit, but you get the point.)...more
We all know the good 'ol addage, 'A picture is worth a thousand words'. And, it's true. A picture can help tell a story, simplify a complex thought, or add drama to your videos.In fact, parts of your audience may be visual learners, which mean they'll remember more of what they see rather than what they hear.But, if it's not a picture that's legal to use, it can be worth a thousand headaches.Rest assured though, there are works licensed under Creative Commons that allow you to:...more
Are you being consistent with your branding across your blog, social media sites, and videos? Have you ensured that if your video is being shared that it is branded with your logo?
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Recently, Youtube has added an InVideo Programming feature which will allow you to add your logo to all of your uploaded videos. This very important feature will help set you apart from others in your niche....more
MorningStar Farms makes it easy to eat smart. We asked our bloggers to create and share their veggie burger recipes and tips for a healthy eating routine. Read more and enter for a chance to win $100. Read more