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  • blog date 12 February 2018

    Enterprise Video

    Enterprise Video

    The use of video in enterprise is developing all over the world. We are a growing world of media consumers. Cloud- based streaming is being used with greater intensity as we watch our favourite videos, tv shows, live performances etc on the multitude of devices in our possession – laptops, tablets, mobile phones.


  • blog date 05 February 2018

    Buying a New TV - Buyer's Guide Part Two

    Buying a New TV - Buyer's Guide Part Two

    This week’s blog is part two of our Buyer’s Guide for the latest TV sets. With so many options out there our Creative Director decided to put his thoughts down regarding some of the things you might like to consider, including the importance of resolution, a run down on the latest picture technology and terminology, how Smart TV work and other features including Sounds Bars (unless you’re into silent movies, good sound is really important) and, of course, price.


  • blog date 29 January 2018

    I Want a New TV - a Buyer's Guide Part One

    I Want a New TV - a Buyer's Guide Part One

    Buying a new television set has got quite complicated these days; we all want to have good pictures and great sound, but how do we know the set that looks great in your favourite retailers or on line store will actually be right for your situation and give you the best value? As when 3D was all the rage, often the new gizmos and bits of technology aren’t really the most important things to consider. Take a read of our buyer’s guide, part one, of what to consider when looking for a new television to watch your favourite videos on!


  • blog date 17 January 2018

    Customer Testimonials – How to create the best client testimonials on video – PART 2

    Customer Testimonials – How to create the best client testimonials on video – PART 2

    Customer opinion holds a great deal of weight: people trust the opinions of their peers, of real people. Seeing a real person speaking about a product humanises the experience and people feel a connection. We know that video customer testimonials generate sales, but if you want to ensure maximum results, your testimonial needs to be done right and there are therefore a number of things to consider.


  • blog date 17 January 2018

    Customer Testimonials – How to create the best client testimonials on video – PART 1

    Customer Testimonials – How to create the best client testimonials on video – PART 1

    Customer opinion holds a great deal of weight: people trust the opinions of their peers, of real people. Seeing a real person speaking about a product humanises the experience and people feel a connection.


  • blog date 12 January 2018

    How to Brief a Video Production Company

    How to Brief a Video Production Company

    You’ve heard from lots of people about the importance of adding video to your marketing mix, and now the time has come to do it! What’s the next step? You may ask for recommendations, which is actually always a good start, and check them out on line before contacting them for a discussion or quote. Alternatively, you might just Google ‘Video Production’ plus your local area – no doubt a number of companies will pop up. Here are a few tips on the things you need to think about when briefing a video production company:


  • blog date 04 January 2018

    Business Resolutions

    Business Resolutions

    The end of the year is a great time to look back on your business’s progress and what you have achieved, but also to look ahead. New Year’s resolutions will focus your attention on what you want to achieve in the year ahead, here are some suggestions:


  • blog date 21 December 2017

    Hooking in new Customers

    Hooking in new Customers

    A new year, new customers! Whether or not you have managed to secure a firm client base which forms the backbone of your work, all forward-thinking organisations will want to grow their business at some time or another and what better time than the new year. So how do you take that next step in trying to secure new clients? Here are some pointers:


  • blog date 18 December 2017

    Day 3 on location with Take One TV

    Day 3 on location with Take One TV

    We arrived at the location with only one sequence and a small piece of trailer dialogue left to shoot now. We went through the same pattern as the last two days with setting up the equipment and keying the lighting while also doing sound checks.


  • blog date 13 December 2017

    Day 2 on location with Take One TV

    Day 2 on location with Take One TV

    The next day was another early start (I was over it by this point!) at Take One HQ. We gathered the equipment and rushed to the location just ahead of the school rush hour. We arrived and were greeted by a warm plate of food. Yeah I forgot to mention this part earlier! The staff at Chartridge Lodge kindly provided us with bacon sandwiches (they even had gluten free variants for the likes of myself!) which is a lovely feeling, especially on a cold late November morning!


  • blog date 04 December 2017

    Day 1 on location with Take One TV

    Day 1 on location with Take One TV

    On the 30th of November Take One wrapped up a 3 day shoot which I was a lucky enough to be a part of. We were filming 5 segments of content for the “National Learning Trust”. The large majority of the filming required a well known individual within Education, who had also been a director at the NLT, to share his stories and methods of teaching to the camera with the intent of using this video content to help teachers get the best out of themselves and their students while teaching.

    The last 3 days have been a mixed bag of (positive!) emotions. These were feelings such as excitement, responsibility, pride and an eagerness to learn. One thing I can safely say is that I had an amazing experience and am hopefully looking forward to many more experiences like this as part of the Take One team!


  • blog date 30 November 2017

    How your business can make the most of Video at Christmas

    How your business can make the most of Video at Christmas

    There’s a lot of money to be spent at Christmas – spending seems to increase year on year, if the figures are to be believed; the likes of Black Friday and Cyber Monday fueling the spending. There’s a huge market out there enthusiastic to spend their money, but there is also lots of competition over where to spend it. How can you make your product stand out from the rest?


  • blog date 27 November 2017

    TV Confusion

    TV Confusion

    Since “winter is coming” (with Christmas just around the corner), there has never been a better time to upgrade your TV whether it is a gift for a loved one or you are just spoiling yourself! But with so many features and technical terms included in the branding for all these TV’s, how do you know what they mean and which ones suit you best?

    Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered!


  • blog date 22 November 2017

    Blue Planet 2: Why so long!?

    Blue Planet 2: Why so long!?

    Welcome to the first blog from our newest team member, Matt Wheeler, who has join us this week and so we thought it would be good to get his views on some current TV content. Matt chose to review the latest series of Sir David Attenborough’s BBC documentary, Blue Planet 2, and share his thoughts on how the world of wild life video production has changed since the first series.


  • blog date 15 November 2017

    Video Marketing in Gaming

    Video Marketing in Gaming

    A trend that is being predicted for 2018 is the use of video marketing within gaming, a follow on from the many gamification adjuncts for motivating employees in the sales and customer service fields perhaps? The top genre of sponsored content in the first quarter of 2017 on YouTube was gaming – so those Marketers on the lookout for the next biggest marketing channel to emerge should definitely be keeping their eye on it.


  • blog date 08 November 2017

    Film Review - Murder on the Orient Express

    Film Review - Murder on the Orient Express

    The all-star cast of the long awaiting adaptation has ensured the stakes are quite high for the success of this film. There’s no denying the list of multi-generational stars who feature in the Agatha Christie classic is long and impressive: Dame Judi Dench, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley, Olivia Colman, Leslie Odom Jr and Johnny Depp to name but a few. Not forgetting Kenneth Branagh of course who stars in the leading role of Hercule Poirot and who also directed the film.


  • blog date 01 November 2017

    How to grow your Instagram following – Part 2

    How to grow your Instagram following – Part 2

    Here is part 2 of our tips on how to grow your following on this leading platform for communication and content sharing.


  • blog date 27 October 2017

    How to grow your Instagram following – Part 1

    How to grow your Instagram following – Part 1

    In July we posted a Business Guide to using Instagram. Further to this, it is worth looking at ways to grow your following on Instagram. As a leading platform for communication and content sharing, Instagram is worth serious consideration for inclusion in your social media marketing: it can create very real commercial opportunities so ensuring a solid following is key.


  • blog date 18 October 2017

    The Rise of Social Enterprises

    The Rise of Social Enterprises

    There’s no doubt that the Social Enterprise movement is on the rise. The term started being more widely used in the 1990s when there was a resurgence of businesses whose priority was to bring about social and environmental change and the movement has continued to go from strength to strength.


  • blog date 11 October 2017

    How will GDPR affect small businesses?

    How will GDPR affect small businesses?

    The new GDPR rules will come in to affect next year. But how prepared are small businesses? Here’s a basic introduction to the new regulations affecting how we collect, process and store personal data which you cannot afford to ignore.


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