Are you a small business owner in the tourism sector in Ireland and know you should be making
videos to reach your target audience?
Have you got beautiful views or great services to show that would make great short videos?
You know that video works – videos are EIGHT times more likely to be watched than a text post in
Video engages – it gets attention – and it’s the way customers are finding you – on Google searches,
on YouTube and on social media.
So, if you have a business that wants to be found by your target audience, video is the way to go.
Smartphones have become an essential tool in creating video content for social media, websites and YouTube.
Most of us when starting out just “point and shoot” hoping for a decent quality recording.
Then we look back and it’s unsteady and the sound could be better. The unsteadiness gets worse the more video you record – your hand and arm just can’t stay steady forever!
So tripods with clamps are the answer.
Do you want to make your own podcast, using your smartphone, but don’t know where to begin? We have set out a six-step plan to help you find your niche, record your podcast, edit it and publish it too! Podcasting has really taken off in the last 12 months during the pandemic, and it is quite a crowded market at this stage. According to Forbes Magazine, there are around 80,000 active podcasts online today. However, it is still very much possible to have a relevant and popular podcast and to be found easily online.
Since April of last year, we have offered blended training in Mobile Video Storytelling, Podcasting Made Easy and Effective Online Presentation Skills courses online, via Zoom and Teachable. Since our anniversary is coming up we wanted to take some time to thank the groups that trained with us in our first year moving online.
While it is possible to make a decent video on your phone without any additional equipment, if you want to make videos that are steady, with good quality sound that look professional, we highly recommend that you buy some equipment to help you achieve that look. The...