"Sometimes less is more. Our quest for more, then, keeps us from it."
~ Jan Denise
One of the most commonly asked questions I get from business owners wanting to start video is…”What equipment do I need to get started that won’t cost a fortune?”
So today I’m going to give you a quick rundown on what you really need to get started when creating your own videos on your phone. It’s a lot less than what you think.
Absolute Minimum to Start in Video:
1. A mobile phone that shoots video.
Cost? Zilch – you’ve either paid for it or you’re on a plan.
2. Phone Tripod
Cost? Zilch for your phone, and you can get a phone tripod from as little as $10 bucks.
And here’s a list of ‘Nice-to-have’:
2. Phone Tripod
3. Lapel Microphone
4. Portable LED light.
· Tripod $10
· Lapel Microphone $80
· Portable LED light $120
Total Cost? $210
Seriously, I bet you’ve spent more on a facebook ad in a number of days.
Now, the only other cost is your time, and the courage to start. So what’s stopping you?
If you want to know where you can pick up this gear, you’ll see I’ve included a link to some equipment suggestions of affordable gear. But I recommend that you work out what’s going to suit your situation the best, and look around to make sure you find it.
NEXT WEEK...we'll look at some simple background set-ups.
Have a great week!
If you want to know more about getting starting in video, then read my recent post, Do You Want to use Video But You Don’t Know Where to Start?—START HERE.
And if you want something a bit more comprehensive, you can go to this link for my webinar recording, ‘How to Create, Edit & Plan Your Videos on Your Phone’, which takes you through creating a video strategy, writing a script, creating your video, and what are the best editing apps to add in text, logos, music, photos, etc.
FOR THOSE WHO ARE READY & SERIOUS TO START USING VIDEO...
SUPER EARLY BIRD PRICING IS AVAILABLE UNTIL 31ST MARCH, and it’s in Brisbane on 27th & 28th April, 2018. You will walk out of this workshop with the knowledge and confidence to create a video from start to finish, edit it, including adding in your logo and business details, and how to upload to social media.
And our GUEST PRESENTER, Georgie Hope, will be talking about VIDEO SEO and how to optimise your videos for better search engine ranking.
For details, pricing and tickets please go to >>> http://bit.ly/2ps4qmf <<<