10 Techy Services for the Holidays [Infographic]

Are you looking for a holiday gift idea? Check out our round up of the top services you can give to a techy friend, family member or co-worker. Want to display this infographic on your site?   Source: 10 Techy Holiday Gift Ideas – Infographic by SmartShoot

How to Not Look Ugly on a Webcam

Source – Mixergy #1: Don’t have any light behind you (even if it’s from a window) When light hits a webcam, it compensates by going dark, which makes you look like a faceless shadow. #2: Have light facing you That’s how they make people look good on TV. #3: Mind your background No bathroom or… Read more »

How to Optimize Your Small Business Video on YouTube

Considering that video was the fastest growing ad format of 2012, it’s no wonder that small businesses are quickly jumping on the video marketing bandwagon. And with YouTube now planted as the #2 search engine on the web, small businesses are starting to understand the value of using video in their marketing efforts. However, as… Read more »

How a Google Hangout Video Increased Conversions by 123%

How did the Google Hangout video below increase conversions for animated explainer videos by 123% (month over month)? In this post, we’ll walk you through the process we used, so you can use it to increase conversions on some of your products or services. In addition to the initial spike in conversions when we first… Read more »

17 Small Businesses with Great Looking Facebook Cover Photos

Are you looking for some inspiration for your Facebook Cover Photo? We scoured the web to find the best looking Facebook cover photos of small businesses. Here are 17 small businesses with nice looking Facebook cover photos and the lessons from each page: #1: Show the lighter side of your business Who: Let It Ride Design… Read more »

7 Epic Headshot Fails

It’s 2013! There’s no excuse to have a crappy headshot!Are you making the 7 EPIC mistakes on your social media profile photos? Want to build trust and establish an emotional connection online? Nothing builds rapport online like seeing the faces of those that you are interacting with. And nothing works better than professional headshots that… Read more »

How to Create an Animated Video for Under $500

Would you like have an animated video for your website? Are you looking for a way to better explain your business to potential customers? But, you don’t have the $3,000-$20,000 to spend on a custom animated video? In this post, we’ll explore a creative way you can get an affordable animated video for your business…. Read more »

8 Killer Posts About Real Estate Photography

How did Airbnb transform itself from a failing startup to a billion dollar company? When viewing online home listings, where do potential home buyers spend 60% of their time? The answer is professional photography. There’s a fundamental shift happening in the real estate industry (and the web in general) and professional photos are playing a… Read more »

How to Drive More YouTube Views with Pinterest

Do you want more people to watch your videos? Have you thought of integrating your YouTube channel with your Pinterest account? When you combine the power of YouTube with Pinterest, you can boost your business, increase your subscribers and increase your video views. This presentation was based on a blog post on Social Media Examiner… Read more »

How to Make a Kickstarter Video That Raises Over $150,000

How does an inventor with no built-in audience create a product video that raises over $150,000 on Kickstarter? Also, are you having trouble coming up with the right script for your video? In this post, we’ll break down the key points you need to have in your video to reach your crowd-funding goals. While we understand… Read more »