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Live Video Streaming on Social Media

Posted by Bill Knowland Aug 6, 2015

Want to try live video streaming on social media? Here are some new ways to create live Internet broadcasting with socially interactive video.

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Thought Leadership Monday Mashup: YouTube Marketing Tips From VidCon

Posted by Bill Knowland Aug 3, 2015

So you want to build an empire through YouTube video marketing. You're wondering how to make a YouTube video and how video distribution works. You also want to know how to build an audience, and whether to expand beyond your vertical market. Help is on the way. Sit down, and get tips from these YouTube experts.

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NAB 2015 Streaming Video Trends: Social Video Awakens

Posted by Bill Knowland May 1, 2015

Social video trends became apparent at NAB 2015 in a dramatic, yet evolutionary way. Traditional linear video continues as a strong form of passive engagement. Interactive video and social video now engage the viewer, subject, and videographer at an even deeper level.

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Best of NAB: Video Production Trends 2015

Posted by Bill Knowland Apr 28, 2015

NAB was bigger and better than ever this year. The National Association of Broadcasters annual conference covered over 1 million square feet, showcased 1,700 companies with over 100,000 attendees. Here are some of the highlights:

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Thought Leadership Monday Mashup: NAB 2015 Broadcast Minds

Posted by Bill Knowland Apr 27, 2015

Each year at NAB, NewTek presents Broadcast Minds, a panel discussion consisting of disruptive producers that are changing the definition of what it means to be a broadcaster. Here are their thoughts on Internet broadcasting trends.

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San Leandro movers & MAKERS: Legacy of Mayor Stephen Cassidy

Posted by Bill Knowland Dec 18, 2014

Starting in January, 2015 San Leandro will be under the helm of Mayor Pauline Cutter. This is a great time to reflect on the legacy of Mayor Stephen Cassidy, who concludes his term at the end of December.

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Using Motion Capture in Video Production

Posted by Bill Knowland Nov 19, 2014

Zimmy, a buoyant 16 year-old youth from the group Turf Feinz does his street dance in a jump suit lined with LED markers. A PhaseSpace motion capture system acquires Zimmy’s street dance movements which are mapped to a virtual Zimmy.

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Behind-the-scenes at the movers & MAKERS Internet Broadcast

Posted by Bill Knowland Aug 8, 2014

Recently we produced an Internet Broadcast, movers and MAKERS, which was a streaming video event planned to run concurrently with the Make San Leandro Maker Faire.

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How to Create Thought Leadership Marketing with Internet Broadcasting

Posted by Bill Knowland Jun 19, 2014

A great Internet marketing strategy is to be a thought leader and to position your company as its own Internet broadcasting network. Companies are leveraging content marketing to become their own online publishing enterprise. 

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Davis Street Family Resource Center - Video Testimonials

Posted by Bill Knowland May 16, 2014

Direct Images Interactive is proud to have provided video production services for the Davis Street Family Resource Center located here in San Leandro. The work consisted of a series of video testimonials and interviews to help tell the story of the Davis Street facility.

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Successful Ways to Shoot Video Interviews

Posted by Bill Knowland May 7, 2014

A great way that you can convey information about your company, service or topic of interest is by shooting a video interview. Once you have the acquired key information you are looking to convey, you can weave the footage together with B-roll cut-aways that enhance your piece through video storytelling.

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Internet Broadcasting Trends - Broadcast Minds 2014

Posted by Bill Knowland Apr 29, 2014

Internet broadcasting is a viable way to build an audience. Live streaming video and personal VLOGs alike have been increasing in popularity over the past few years as technology continues to improve the online video viewing experience.  As Internet television becomes more user friendly, it is poised to continue its rise in market share over traditional television and cable TV.  Internet television shows are engaging streaming video viewers in new and different ways.

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