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  • blog date 06 December 2018

    Using Drones for Business

    Using Drones for Business

    With phenomenal predictions of the number of drones used in the coming years, the opportunities for obtaining drone video footage for your business are vast. Read our blog for a few examples.


  • blog date 29 November 2018

    Downloading and Uploading Closed Captions

    Downloading and Uploading Closed Captions

    With thousands of videos being uploaded every day, it is important for you to stand out and make your videos as accessible as possible. In this blog, we explain how you can download and upload your own Closed Captions to YouTube.


  • blog date 22 November 2018

    Get a Grip to Avoid Motion Sickness

    Get a Grip to Avoid Motion Sickness

    Although there is a place for the handheld camera technique, try not to rely on it – even if the camera has an ‘Image Stabilisation’ function, it’s not good practice. Whenever possible use a tripod to support your camera; even a cheap tripod is better than none at all.


  • blog date 16 November 2018

    Better audio for your Video

    Better audio for your Video

    We’ve all been in a situation when you’re filming someone talking to the camera and there is a lot of background noise which you can’t control. Here is our advice on how to get clear-sounding audio.


  • blog date 08 November 2018

    Building a Video Marketing Campaign

    Building a Video Marketing Campaign

    Agreeing standard guides and campaign criteria is vital when starting a content strategy plan or campaign. Take a look at this blog for considerations to make for the types of video goals you are looking to achieve.


  • blog date 02 November 2018

    YouTube SEO

    YouTube SEO

    Want to get your YouTube videos higher in the search rankings? then here is our guide full of things you can do to boost your YouTube SEO.


  • blog date 25 October 2018

    Take One’s Guide to SEO

    Take One’s Guide to SEO

    Want to get higher in the search rankings? Here are some tips on how you can optimise your website to boost your online presence.


  • blog date 18 October 2018

    Videos to help your business part 2

    Videos to help your business part 2

    Here is part 2 of ‘Videos to help your business’, with even more ideas for your company video.


  • blog date 11 October 2018

    Videos to help your business part 1

    Videos to help your business part 1

    Not sure what type of video is for you? This weeks blog is all about different types of videos for your business.


  • blog date 04 October 2018

    Consents and Permissions

    Consents and Permissions

    It’s really important to ensure you have written permission to use any contributor’s content on camera. This includes any images they may provide to you or those you source yourself, as well as music and the rights to sound effects. Just because something is on Google doesn’t mean it’s free for you to use!


  • blog date 27 September 2018

    Things to consider when editing a video

    Things to consider when editing a video

    You’ve had your lovely corporate video filmed and now it’s time to start editing. Read this blog for some editing tips to help get you started.


  • blog date 20 September 2018

    Is this a Silent Movie?

    Is this a Silent Movie?

    Good quality audio is as important, if not more so than vision, and often gets forgotten about. Struggling to hear clear dialogue is one of the most common complaints levelled at feature films and TV nowadays.


  • blog date 13 September 2018

    Things to consider before filming your corporate video

    Things to consider before filming your corporate video

    Not sure what you need to have before you start making your corporate video? Don’t worry, this blog is full of tips to help you get started.


  • blog date 06 September 2018

    Smartphone Video vs Professional Camera Video

    Smartphone Video vs Professional Camera Video

    Now that we all have a handheld device, it’s very tempting to record a quick video using a smartphone. This blog gives some reasons to forego the video option on your smartphone and outsource to a professional video production company.


  • blog date 30 August 2018

    Video for Education

    Video for Education

    Videos can be more accessible and more inclusive than text. Around 4 billion people have access to the internet world wide, so take advantage of that by posting your videos on your website and social media.


  • blog date 22 August 2018

    How do you represent your brand on video?

    How do you represent your brand on video?

    Brand recognition for a business is hard won, and keeping to the brand style whilst supporting brand culture is something that often gets forgotten about when Brand Guides are drawn up.


  • blog date 16 August 2018

    Photographic Diary of My Time at Take One

    Photographic Diary of My Time at Take One

    Royal Grammar Secondary School pupil, Finley Porter joined the Take One TV crew for a week to gain video work experience. It was a joy to have him and an even greater joy to read what he learnt over his few days with us.


  • blog date 09 August 2018

    What to do with your analytics data

    What to do with your analytics data

    Throughout this blog I will be talking about the different types of analytics and how you can use them to help your business.


  • blog date 02 August 2018

    Why Video is Nothing like Eggs

    Why Video is Nothing like Eggs

    Our blog this week has been penned by Jay Blake, Take One’s Brand Ambassador. Jay is rarely in the office with us, or indeed the studio; you will find him getting out and about speaking to people about their businesses, finding out about their challenges as well as their successes and investigating plans for the future. His blog has been inspired by a question we often get asked on first point of contact: How much would it cost to make a video?


  • blog date 25 July 2018

    Filming at the Location

    Filming at the Location

    There is so much to consider when filming on location and takes a lot of scheduling and planning. Here we talk a bit about how to get through a sensible shooting schedule which is essential to make the time run smoothly.


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