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Corporate Video Production Services has upped the ante, continues to capture the hearts and minds of the audience and make a film-loving moment:. Maybe even life. As a result the video production industry is rapidly growing and becoming more and more successful. In fact, the industry offers a variety of valuable services to companies that have a positive impact not only the image of their company, but also their bank balance as well. So if you consider yourself a business might invest in video production fundi. This may answer the phenomenal success. And if it weren't for constantly updating technology, we remain stuck in the era of silent film. Imagine being consumed in the world is black and white, text should read at the speed of light, trying to catch up with the story line. If the movie does not technology changed, who knows, may be seriously reading Marathon. But at some point which is always magical, and more fundamentally revolutionary progress "gloomy Sunday". Surely what is known then of course have an important role in technology we are familiar with today. Only this time around, film and video technology, sophisticated and sharp. While it is true that the silent film has given rise to a unique charm. Charlie Chaplin will bella Charlie if she wore the colors, now would he?
There are studies to support it. Have shown that potential customers is 72% more likely to purchase a product or service, when used in the production of the video. They also make purchasing decisions more quickly. 89% of consumers will see the video on the same day that he received 94% and sending video cassettes to CD along to a friend or relative. Response rates for the production of promotional video on 6 times larger for printed pieces of direct mail. It is a well-known fact among the video production industry is much cheaper than any other neighborhood joint. Convinced yet?

However, what exactly is video production needs? And, more importantly, how technology helps benefit the industry, as well as lesser known company a big success? The concept is really simple, but first, we have to realize that it takes special skills and professional knowledge to utilize the maximum of the environment.

In a nutshell the production company to make a video for a variety of needs, anything from videos to be used in a corporate environment and medical safety training videos for educational purposes. A growing number of customers with a wide range of commercial and public functions as well. Keep in mind that video is a very visual medium. Most companies need assistance in the areas of sales, training, promotion, public relations and security. Implemented properly, video quality can do wonders as far as showing potential investors the scope of your business, product, or idea. How it all comes together? Short video production company, producing the necessary scripts, maintaining relationships with clients and brings together the production team. Highly experienced vary from camera to makeup artist on staff. Classic teams usually consist of Directors, actors, lighting specialists and other professionals. The Film is based and the starting material applied to broadcast quality footage, edited and presented to the customer in the project, or form guides. Audio tracks, visuals, etc., are added and the end of the video presented to the customer.

The Top Tip For Career Employment and College Success

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 0 comments

According to the study Workforce 2020, the number skill employers are seeking from college graduates is leadership closely followed by critical thinking, problem solving and team participation skills. Yet most career employment tips look to building impressive resumes to interviewing well because these more technical skills will get you on your path toward career employment. This belief is rooted in what I call the Osmosis learning factor because through absorption you will get everything you need.

The number one top tip for career employment and to secure college success is hardly if not rarely ever discussed. Why? Because those leading the discussion are just as clueless as those soon to be college graduates.

If you want college success (that being defined as graduating from college in 4 years and securing your ideal career employment, then your action is to write both a career and personal life plan. By taking this action, you are demonstrating leadership, critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Unfortunately, the majority of people in this country including college students place more value in the common written grocery list than they do planning their futures. Just think what happens when that written list of must buy items is left at home or the office?

  • More money is spent
  • More time is wasted
  • More items are purchased that are not needed
  • More emotions are wasted
  • More energy is wasted
Let's face it, the common written grocery list has more value than the future for the majority of citizens.

However this can be changed very quickly by establishing the goals you want for successful career employment and college success. For example, invest the time to writ down the following:

  • Where do I see myself in 3 to 5 years?
  • What company do I want to work for?
  • What type of experience will I need?
  • What type of person do I want to work for?
  • How much money do I need to begin a successful career?

Then consider some or all of these action items:

  1. Do you research about the industry, the job, the company and the people who work or are connected to the company (Career Coaching Tip: The Internet makes this far simpler than in years past.)
  2. Begin using social media to connect with these individuals especially LinkedIn since this site is visited by more business people and recruiters than any other site. (Career Coaching Tip: Make sure your LinkedIn profile is 100% complete. Do not use your summary section as a resume. This is a big mistake. Your summary is where you share your compelling story, where you market without selling yourself, and also includes some results if possible.)
  3. Start if you have not and continue business to business networking so that you begin to establish and further develop critical future business relationships
  4. Make sure you have the sales skills, yes sales skills because this is all about the company buying you. (Career Coaching Tip: Everyone is in sales. It's just some people get paid to be sales people.)
  5. Invest the time to practice your communication skills with others such as friends, family members and even professional colleagues in the business world not necessarily the academic world. (Career Coaching Tip: Your non-verbal cues may torpedo any chances for that best job ever. Understand basic neuro-linguistic programming (NLP).)
  6. Put together a schedule based upon your goals such as each Monday I will personally connect with 5 people, identify 5 positions, etc.
  7. Work your plan and continue to plan your work by monitoring, measuring and managing your results

By being proactive you are now taking and creating your destiny because you have far more control that you probably realize. Through your predetermined thoughts and actions you are demonstrating you are a forward thinking leader and that is the first step to successful career employment and life success.


Second Careers For Women: The Best Jobs For Women Over 40

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If you're a woman over 40 with kids in college and all the extra time on your hands, perhaps you're thinking of giving your career a second chance. Here are some career options for women over 40.

Jobs for women are aplenty in recent times and women have as much a chance as men when vying for any kind of job, although there are a few exceptions when the physical attributes of men are more suited for a particular job.

On the other hand, all jobs are not so easily available for women over 40, unless they have specific skills and proven expertise in their chosen line of profession.

Although it does get a little difficult for women to continue working full time at the same pace as they used to as they get older, there are still quite a few jobs that are well suited for women over 40, depending on the kind of experience and expertise they have.

Although it is a little scary to venture into a new profession at this age, there are some jobs that women can be trained on, to enable them to have a job of their choice and realize their potential. Some jobs that would be more ideal for women over 40 are:

Administrative Positions In Education

The Education sector has many positions that can be held by women over 40 like Assistant Principal, Principal, Dean, Director, etc. These jobs would be ideal for women with an education background who also have good managerial and administrative skills.

Women could also get trained in providing day care or education to pre-school children and then either work for or own a day care centre or pre-school education centre.

Senior Accounting Positions

Women who have the experience and expertise in Accounting can easily continue to hold such jobs in any industry, especially those related to yearly audits, or providing financial planning consultancy, etc. where they may work as per the schedule most suited to them.

Public Relations Jobs

Women who have good communication skills, a way of dealing with sticky situation and the ability to maintain good relations with people in spite of any crisis can easily get jobs in the public relations sector of any firm.

It helps if you already have a network of contacts that would be useful to the firm. This job requires the mature handling of people and situations that women over 40 are well equipped to provide.

Copywriting And Content Writing Jobs

Writing is a wonderful way to express oneself and does not require any physical stress. Any woman over 40, who has a natural flair for writing, can get content writing jobs in various sectors.

There is tremendous scope in this field because of the number of websites available with constant need of content update, due to the popularity of computer usage for providing information and for advertisement of products and services.

Yoga Instructor

If you've had fitness goals that you put on the backburner because of kids and family responsibilities, now is the best time to get back into your fitness routine and, if you're passionate about it, you can even make a career of it.

Yoga trainers can get a job as a consultant with gyms, start workshops or classes for corporate or even start your own yoga classes. To be a good yoga teacher, passion, determination and the ability to coach others is more important than experience.

These are just a few jobs that would be relevant to women over 40. There are many more such jobs that are available to women without any restrictions because of age, which means that, there is now no need for any woman over 40 to be without a job.



International Business

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International Business


Could Your Business Model Be More Profitable?

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 04:29 PM PST

When I first started providing business coaching services, I followed the time for money model that all coaches at that time were trained to use. I charged a monthly fee for two hours of time with me every month.

Get Started Now for Seasonal Business Success

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 01:41 PM PST

The spring and summer travel seasons are only weeks away. Learn how to create a simple, 5 point strategy to reach the ideal consumer who will have the most positive impact on a travel destination business. It can be done and will have a measurable impact.

Video Conferencing and the Educational System

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 01:35 PM PST

Truly, video conferencing has gone a long way of extending its advantages to both business and educational sectors. This cutting edge technology helps in saving resources and time, given the fact that there is no need to travel or pay accommodation just to attend a meeting. Companies are now realizing that video conference is a cost-effective approach which makes for a worldwide communication. As the world continues to broaden its technological advancements, communication is a vital component that demands a more efficient medium to get productive and quality results, whether it's in business or education.

Law Firms Benefit From The Use of QR Codes

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 12:36 PM PST

More than 15 percent of smartphone users access QR technology for insights on everything from product nutrition values to nearby deals and mobile payment options. Businesses have begun to leverage the benefits of QR codes and there are specifically many advantages to their use by law firms of any size or type.

How Would You Like It If Your Customers PAID YOU to Advertise Your Business?

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 12:11 PM PST

Face it, any one who is serious about business realises that the most important part is building a list of customers. This can only be achieved by means of advertising. However, it is a common occurrence or a business to spend $100's - $1000's on advertising their main product and notice very little in return...

Increase Price - Brand Leader Tracking

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:34 AM PST

In most industries the brand leader will have up to a 10% price advantage over the other suppliers. Why is this? Because customers want to be associated with the leader in the industry and build their image on the back of the brand. Who are your brand leaders and how can you gain share from them?

Relationship Marketing Not Mutually Exclusive

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:31 AM PST

Relationship marketing is about nurturing and gaining a customer. The ultimate goals, which will be different even within the departments of one organization, are noticeable when customers' attitudes change in a positive direction. The problem with relationship marketing is that you can't try too hard. The dangers of spamming, coming across false or fake, engaging in only one-way communication, or being too pushy have sunk many well intentioned relationship marketers.

Marketing Is Not Marketing

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:25 AM PST

I see it too often and it breaks my heart. Aspiring and passionate entrepreneurs and business owners who try to "get" marketing. Unfortunately, they have it all wrong. Well, most of them (99% in my opinion) out there think marketing is just marketing.

Start Up Business Plan

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:15 AM PST

Starting and maintaining a good business is not an easy task. However this is achievable with a good business plan. Otherwise you can not expect much net profit from your business.

How to Find Out Which of Your Advertising Techniques Are Working and Which Are Not

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:10 AM PST

How do you know which promotional activities are working and which are not? If you see an increase in sales after you have dropped the price of a certain product you may surmise that the price drop caused the increase in sales. However, there may be some other reason for the increase in sales.

Telemarketing: Is It Still Effective?

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 10:48 AM PST

Often known as "inside sales" or telesales in the United Kingdom and Ireland, telemarketing is a technique of direct marketing where a salesperson solicits prospective customers to buy goods or services either through phone call, a face to face, or a scheduled Web conference appointment. Telemarketing may also include recorded sales pitches meant to be played over the phone through auto dialing. This industry has received criticism in recent years, causing people to wonder about how effective and relevant it is today.

One Niche Or Two: Managing Multiple Market Segments

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 08:38 AM PST

I have realized just lately that in spite of the current trend of "niche-ing down" or targeting one specific demographic, some of us continue to serve two markets and although they sometimes have things in common, they do not intersect. I have two very different products and even though some of the consumers of Product #1 may need #2, and vice versa, not everyone wants or needs both.

Define Your Ideal Target Audience to Get More Clients

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 08:21 AM PST

Are you tired of talking to prospects who give you a "glazed-over" look? That reaction can be a signal you are not clear on who is your ideal target audience. Determining a specific target group of potential clients will not only make your marketing easier, it will also help you close sales more quickly and easily.

The Need for Text Marketing in Promoting Business

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 06:56 AM PST

In the contemporary era where people have become so much dependent on technology, much is left to be achieved; invariably every firm has the sole motto of being the singular vision of utilizing the maximum sources for communication as in the matter of making one's products known. After when it comes to marketing what more could one ask for? This is why the concept of text marketing has caught the market by leaps and bounds.

Marketing Tips - Building Trust and Value Through Permission Marketing and More

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 06:50 AM PST

A great way to market your business is through permission marketing, marketing to those who have asked to connect with you. These tips will help you master permission marketing as well as provide additional marketing tips.

Mortgage Broker Marketing That Will Actually Get New Customers Attention

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 06:16 AM PST

Mortgage lending is a competitive field; using all the tools at your disposal is necessary for mortgage broker marketing. Many mortgage professionals make the mistake of only marketing to their local areas in print publications or by hosting home buying seminars. While these tactics have been winners in the past, their cost to benefit ratio has dwindled, and a better mortgage marketing idea is online marketing to both your local market and a broader area.

Boost Business Potential With Successful Marketing for Personal Injury Lawyers

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 06:12 AM PST

Television stations in most markets are saturated with advertisements for personal injury lawyers. In order to stand out from the crowd, attorneys in this field must engage in highly tailored personal injury lawyer marketing practices. Knowing the ins and outs of good marketing practices can make the difference between business success and failure. Tailored marketing for personal injury lawyers gives professionals in both large and small practices the extra public exposure crucial in today's market.

10 Ways Online Marketing Is Different From Offline and How Direct Marketing Overcomes Advertising

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 05:55 AM PST

10 ways online marketing is different from offline: The challenges of 24/7 The website is always open for trade or information Marketing in real time The website deals with customers in real time, raising expectations of instant query resolution, immediate response to requests and fast delivery Personalisation The website can be based on a complex variety of data sources; click stream, personal data, previous purchases, previous views, abandoned carts Data volumes and integration Websites can collect high volumes of data and different types compared...

Marketing Direct

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Marketing Direct


The Reason Why Most Small Business Marketing Campaigns Fail

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 09:38 AM PST

A long time ago, I was working with a client who owned a good business that was already doing well. My client was great at what he did. His customers and employees liked him. And he had a pretty solid competitive advantage over his competition. But even so, he paid me to help him get to the next level. So we brainstormed all sorts of ideas. And then one day, I wrote what I believe to be one of the best marketing campaigns I ever have produced. And I can look you straight in the eye and say this because the campaign I created was modeled after another one that was already had working. But guess what happened when my client tested this new campaign? It bombed! Why? Read this short article to find out the answer.

Venture Capital

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Venture Capital


Getting Your Series 6 License To Trade Securities

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 12:52 PM PST

The Series 6 license must be held by mutual funds representatives whether working directly for the mutual fund or one of their representatives. Any person who sells variable annuities or mutual funds must hold this license and be registered with FINR, formally known as the NASD. This license is also required by certain back office employees of a mutual fund company. Persons who quote prices or speak with the public are required to have the license.

Business Security

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Business Security


Defend Your Privacy With A Private Investigator

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:42 AM PST

There's nothing more essential than your privacy, especially in an increasingly digital world. There once was a time when privacy just meant emotional security and peace of mind, but more and more often, keeping your privacy means keeping control of your history, your movements and even your finances! With your privacy under siege, don't rely on yourself with the stakes are highest - consider a private investigator when it's time to secure your personal or business information.

Loss Prevention: How Private Investigators Can Improve Your Business

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 08:52 AM PST

If your business isn't aggressively working to stop theft and embezzlement, then you're risking a "death of a thousand cuts" - running into so many small problems from so many sources that they pool together and cause a major problem for your bottom line. But a private investigator can help plug those leaks and get you sailing smoothly. Here's how.

Business Presentation

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Business Presentation


Protect Your Public Speaking Voice

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 01:42 PM PST

When you're training or are repeating presentations to several audiences over an extended period the steady grind can take a toll on your vocal chords. So it's a good idea to lubricate them, just as you'd lubricate any other delicate mechanism.

Resumes Cover Letters

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Resumes Cover Letters


Make Your Resume Writing Sparkle

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:50 AM PST

The resume you submit to a company when you apply for a position goes along with your cover letter and is the first thing that someone who is hiring for a specific position sees so you need to make it perfect. Resume writing is not exactly something that everyone learns in a class like basic mathematics skills. The first thing to focus on is your experience.

Infographic Resumes - Essential to Get More Interviews or Tiger Trap?

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:28 AM PST

I will agree that they look terrific at first glance because the vivid colors, design and graphics dominate. Many of them are made by talented graphic artists with the help of Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop software) and it shows they have the ability to dazzle. On the other hand, we know pleasing hiring managers is always a top priority. This helpful info article will help you earn more interviews because you will finally know the truth about infographic resumes.

Workplace Communication

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Workplace Communication


Strengthening the Message: Three Things That Can Add Flair to Your Speeches

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 01:18 PM PST

Delivering speeches is more than just projecting one's voice and maintaining eye contact with the audience. Professionals who are in the line of corporate communications know that taking the center stage means that its success is highly dependent on the preparation of the message and the use of simple but effective techniques.

Good Leadership Skills Help People Overcome Their Fear of Change

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:35 AM PST

Good leadership skills means you have the ability steer your team towards success through thick and thin. The most difficult phase for leaders is when radical change is imminent for the company's growth or survival.

Staff Communications: The Secret To Getting The Facts

Posted: 31 Jan 2012 05:27 PM PST

"Get the facts! I'm not interested in your opinion. Just gimme the facts!" How often have you been told that? How often have you used these or similar words to your staff?

Small Business

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Small Business


Stay Connected With Your Patients 24/7 With Your Live Answering Services

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 04:06 PM PST

Doctors are considered to be lucky professionals. They are truly privileged because they are given the chance to work and communicate with people of various backgrounds and learning that also has different emotional and physical conditions. As a doctor, they are special because they are trusted by their patients with information about them that not everyone is given the chance to know. A doctor's life goes beyond conversing with his patients. His life revolves around physical examinations, diagnosis, and treating the patient's conditions. Patients place their lives on the hands of their doctors. This is the reason why every patient needs to be given immediate care no matter how serious his illness could be.

Small Businesses That Rock

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 03:21 PM PST

Tired of the rat race? Then live another life by being your own boss! Just graduated? Would you like to join the army of those lining up to get jobs or would you like to start with a blast by starting your own business? Try entrepreneurship and be among the few who have the guts to venture in their own small business.

5 Tests of True Leadership

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 01:54 PM PST

In the ever transforming world of technology, environmental change, sophistication in customer demand and awareness, and tsunami of organizational alliances; leadership strategy and effectiveness have become complex and chaotic. The demand of customers is increasing at alarming rate from better quality goods and services, to quality plus cheaper price; and competition has not helped matters. In the face of these imminent crises, it has become quite challenging for leaders to focus on long term corporate opportunities and growth as employees seem to respond cynically to the constant changes in business plans and strategies.

Free Small Business Marketing Tips - 3 Ideas for Fast Results

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 01:43 PM PST

In this article, I have 3 free small business marketing tips for you, because marketing shouldn't have to set you back a bundle. And any one of them may make you a serious sum of money when you put them to work for you.That's a considerable promise, I know, but it's one I stand behind and mean to keep.

Solo to Business Owner

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 12:32 PM PST

You have good sales turn-over and cash-flow is always positive. There are opportunities to bring other associates in to work under your brand - is it worth the effort?

Top 3 Reasons To Get Business Mentoring

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 12:25 PM PST

There are many reasons why business mentoring is valuable to almost any business. If your business is operating at a loss and can't seem to make a profit, then you need business mentoring. If your business is making money but it hit a plateau and you can't figure out for the life of you how to bring your profits up to the next level, then you need a mentor. Maybe you are just starting out and you don't know what to do first and you feel lost, then a mentor will be perfect for you.

Color Printing and Binding Is Easy

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 12:12 PM PST

If you are a student, you will most probably take color printing and binding for granted. In schools this service is something, which we never think about and do without giving it a second thought.

Difficult Days for Small Business Bookkeeping

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 10:46 AM PST

Small Business Owners are finding themselves in positions where they have lost financial control over their businesses. This is largely due to the over-sized feature stuff accounting programs currently in the marketplace. Many of these programs are simply relabeled products that are now being passed about as small business accounting programs.

A Business Mentor Can Save Your Business

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 08:25 AM PST

Some people think getting a business mentor is a waste of money because they think they are more than capable of handling their business on their own. It was their dream to start their own business and they don't want anyone else interfering with their decisions. Many of these types of business owners are very hands on and feel that the only way to get things done right, it to do it themselves. But then they find that their "dream" of owning their own business, has turned ugly and they can't seem to make a profit.

Mastering the KISS Method of Business

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 07:14 AM PST

When I first heard of the "K.I.S.S. method" I was much younger and thought that it sounded like a great idea, I even think I was single at the time. But then, I heard that it really meant something that had nothing to do with kissing, but with business. It is an acronym for "Keep It Simple Stupid" or just KISS.

What You Need to Know Before Starting a Business in Florida

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 05:57 AM PST

How do you start a business in Florida? Can you do it without a lawyer? Do you have to live in the State? This article answers these and other questions.

Business Branding

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Business Branding


5 Types of High Impact Business Branding

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 03:16 PM PST

In today's competitive business environment you need to make an impact when getting your brand noticed. Here are a few alternatives to the usual old branding techniques.

Get Help From Branding Consultants To Reposition Your Brand

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 12:48 PM PST

Sometimes, a business website can find that it has developed a brand that does not work 100 percent. The brand itself could be perfect, but consumers may be resisting the image that it conjures up of the company. This means that the brand equity - the impact that marketing a brand has upon sales and customer uptake - will be very low, and it is hardly worth making the effort of marketing the brand, since the expense of your marketing strategy is barely covered by the customers that it is bringing to the website.

Build Your Brand With A Marketing Strategy

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 12:26 PM PST

The majority of small-time online businesses do not bother with branding, thinking that the latter is only for large companies or those with a big marketing budget. However, applying the habits of a big business to your own small website by developing a brand marketing strategy can help your sales to climb, and help you to make a bigger profit this year than in any other year. By designing and applying a brand to your own company, no matter whether you are selling products or offering a service, you can encourage potential clients into your website, and persuade them to...

Why Brand Repositioning Could Be The Best Solution

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 12:25 PM PST

When you have been working on a brand for a long time, it can be depressing to find out that it is not having the positive effect that you hoped. Examining the brand equity for your website can sometimes reveal that there is virtually no difference between marketing your company with the brand, and promoting it without. This usually means that your current brand is missing the mark, and you are just not connecting with your customers.

Forget the Business Model, Just Embrace More of Who You Are

Posted: 01 Feb 2012 11:59 AM PST

Healers, coaches and change agents: it's time to reinvent the model. Or maybe just set aside the business model and simply BE more of who you are, therefore naturally attracting abundance as you share the streams of your soul.