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Re: [videoblogging] Show producing and planning

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  • Irina
    yep all those r perfect suggestions content is king tho if u dont have any videos to show then nothing else matters so i d say start making videos :) ... --
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 1, 2009
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      yep all those r perfect suggestions

      content is king tho if u dont have any videos to show
      then nothing else matters so i'd say start making videos :)

      On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 4:02 PM, Rupert Howe <rupert@...> wrote:

      > I almost missed this! Hi! I thought you'd vanished from the
      > vlogosphere...
      > I really recommend checking out and talking to Rox and Shane from
      > http://www.beachwalks.tv
      > Which seems to me to be closest to the kind of thing you're talking
      > about.
      > They are incredibly professional, and have a regular simple formula
      > for most of their episodes, which they repeat with great regularity
      > and success - but they also do special episodes on local things.
      > And they have a local (Hawaii) community that they've built up, with
      > local businesses and citizens involved. They have an active Ning
      > social network called the Reef, focussing on the show but also on
      > Hawaii things. They organise Podcamp Hawaii, too.
      > Another great local vlog/network is Bill Streeter's Lo Fi St Louis at
      > http://lofistl.com
      > Similarly, he has a Ning network called The Circuit, which is art &
      > music based.
      > And it's though not a local show (though they're local to you) Steve
      > and Zadi have done amazing things building up Epic Fu
      > http://www.epicfu.com
      > Building business & sponsorship relationships, and running their very
      > successful network Mix (again Ning based)
      > Steve Garfield has just written a book called Get Seen - Online Video
      > Secrets to Promoting Your Business
      > http://www.facebook.com/pages/Get-Seen-by-Steve-Garfield/86657051226?_fb_noscript=1
      > which might help you out, too.
      > Good luck!
      > Rupert
      > http://twittervlog.tv
      > On 27-Aug-09, at 5:08 PM, adammercado@... <adammercado%40att.net>wrote:
      > > Hi Videobloggers and new media creators
      > >
      > > I am in pre-production for a podcast I have been wanting to do for
      > > many months. Finally decided to get off my butt and do something about
      > > it. But I need some assistance or guidance in getting started. I have
      > > been creating media for many years but this is my first attempt at
      > > producing my own. Not having a TV or radio background like many of the
      > > successful show creators out in podcastland, this is all a bit
      > > different territory.
      > >
      > > The show will be non-fiction local news/lifestyle to a niche audience.
      > > I hope to get local business involved in the show, and hopefully that
      > > may lead to sponsorship of some kind. In approaching potential
      > > partners and collaborators to the venture my concern is to not to look
      > > amateur or unprepared. I want to present them with a media kit of some
      > > kind, ideally a one-sheet outlining the show and a pilot episode. I
      > > don't know if this is typical, I'm just guessing.
      > >
      > > Can anyone recommend a good book, blog or other that serves as a
      > > primer on show producing. What kind of data should go into the one-
      > > sheet? How should one approach businesses and collaborators? At what
      > > point do I mention sponsorship; do I ask up front and risk a negative
      > > reaction? So many questions and not sure where to look for answers.
      > >
      > > If any one has any experience in this area I'd love the benefit of
      > > some advice. I'm not looking to shirk the groundwork, just need to be
      > > pointed in the correct (read: most efficient) direction.
      > >
      > > Thanks
      > > Adam Mercado
      > > Creative Director
      > > Influxx Media Production
      > > http://www.influxx.com
      > > 714 928 9896
      > >
      > >
      > >
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