Up your video game with these fun tools

As you guys know, I’m creating a new half-day course and guide to teach people how to make cool videos. Here are three of the new resources I’m writing about in the guide this week.

Create Fake Texting Stories

Since texting is so much a part of our lives, making an eye-catching video of a texting conversation is a great way to get someone’s attention for marketing or social media.… Get the scoop...

The Internet Archive

The Internet Archive calls itself “a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites and more.”

It’s the home of the Wayback Machine, a search engine that lets you hop back in time to see any website as it appeared years ago, such as the humble beginnings of this site:

But the site goes way, way beyond archiving websites.… Get the scoop...

Envato Elements: My new favorite stock image site

I’ve updated my list of free stock photo resources here, but if you regularly need graphic content for your small business, you have to check Envato Elements out.

For about $200 a year (~$17 a month), I have access to hundreds of thousands of all kinds of content that a small business might need:

  • Images
  • Video footage
  • Illustrations
  • Presentation templates
  • WordPress website templates
  • WordPress plugins
  • Audio files
  • And more, more, more

Envato Elements is the very first place I look when I am creating anything that needs a graphic element.… Get the scoop...

Building a Video Studio

When I posted this picture the other day, many people wrote to ask if I could share how I put together my home office video studio.

You want it, you got it. BUT FIRST… you have to see this 10-minute video that shows you the whole set up and talks about the settings and options, as well as the process for the green screen magic.… Get the scoop...

How to Get Noticed in Email

In our house-buying/house-selling processes, there’s lots to keep up with. D.J. and I have missed a couple of important tasks that the agents had to remind us about. This is part of a series of tools via @BethBuysAHouse .

We’ve acted on the first requests most of the time and didn’t need to be reminded of anything more than once.… Get the scoop...