Category Archives: Podcast

Apps for Shooting Videos on Your Phone

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Apps for Shooting Videos on Your Phone – these apps give you many more options.

-LumaFusion for iOS gives you editing capabilities
-iMovie – shoot and edit
-ProMovie Recorder for iOS has a nice HUD
-Camera MX for Android adds features and editing
-MoviePro for iOS has a nice HUD and features
-Open Camera for Android has a very basic HUD
-MAVIS for iOS comes with lots of features, a HUD and meters
– FiLMiC Pro is iOS and Android. It’s Ray’s favorite and it controls everything and gives you a multi-cam option

Many of these apps have and audio meter and allows you to control Iris, shutter speed, color balance, etc.

Today’s episode is made possible by Movo! Get great microphones, stands and lights for your videos at http://www.rayslinks.com/movo

Video Proposals

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Video Proposals. Ray tells us how to make video proposals that are legally binding.

VidPropsal is a great new software. Plug in your video, or use their templates, and it adds terms and conditions, and your customer can execute with an electronic signature. It’s $67 at https://getvidproposal.com/elite/sales?aid=14253 Ray uses screen capture videos for his YouTube evaluations and shows them what’s needed. The same can be done for website SEO. Keep it as short as possible.

Ray did a webinar on how to do YouTube evaluations. We will post the link here if we can find it. Otherwise, we’ll do a show on YouTube evaluations alter.

Today’s episode is made possible by Movo! Get great microphones, stands and lights for your videos at http://www.rayslinks.com/movo

Make Money Online with Lu using YouTube Videos

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Make Money Online with Lu using YouTube Videos. How to make affiliate sales with YouTube videos

Make Money Online with Lu is a membership site in which Lu teaches how to make affiliate sales with YouTube videos. The level one course costs $0.99 upfront and $6.97 a month. Steve has taken the level one and two courses and has made sales on Amazon and Clickbank simply by implementing what Lu teaches. Lu has all kinds of great ideas and we talked about them in today’s podcast. His membership site is http://makemoneyonlinewithlu.com/ In YouTube, search on Make Money Online with Lu to find his channel.

Today’s episode is made possible by Movo! Get great microphones, stands and lights for your videos at http://www.rayslinks.com/movo

Creating Screencast Videos

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Creating Screencast Videos. Ray has all the uses and tools

Uses: Software reviews, demos and training. Sales presentations and letters. Ray uses screencast vids to evaluate YouTube channels and GMB profiles for clients and prospects. Project management communication is another app.
Tools: Basic and inexpensive include Loom and Screencast-O-Matic. Both are cloud based. ScreenFlow for Mac and Camtasia for PC are very robust and include editors. http://rayslinks.com/screenflow or https://www.raythevideoguy.com/camtasia

Today’s episode is made possible by Movo! Get great microphones, stands and lights for your videos at http://www.rayslinks.com/movo

5 Steps to Effective Live Videos

Today on Video Marketing Madness – 5 Steps to Effective Live Videos

One – Schedule and be consistent
Two – Don’t use the built-in mic on your camera or computer. Movo has some good mics. The LV1 is a lavalier for $18.00. The UM700 is a USB mic like the Blue Yeti for $90.00. (Yeti is more expensive.)
Three – Use a good camera. The Logitech C920 is a good webcam
Four -You’ll need steaming software to interface with the platform. OBS Studio is free
Five – Good content – know your audience

Ray’s having a contest! Enter now to WIN the Professional Smartphone Video Kit, consisting of the PR1 Smartphone holder and tripod mount and the VXR10 Condenser microphone. Go to http://rayslinks.com/movocontest to enter. The drawing is Wed 6/16/21.

Todays episode is made possible by MOVO! Creators of high quality microphone and other video equipment. Check out their deals at http://rayslinks.com/movo

YouTube Alternatives

Today on Video Marketing Madness – YouTube Alternatives for hosting and players

Why you do you need YouTube alternatives? Let’s say you have a training membership site and it costs $1000 to join. It’s easy to share the YouTube links embedded on your site. You want to protect your copyrighted content. Also, YouTube is notorious for taking down sales videos. What’s more, the YouTube player is ugly and they make it easy for folks to leave your website.
Here’s are some alternatives:
-Viddle. It’s new. It looks like the YouTube player, but you can turn functions on and off. It’s hosts your videos and you can build a channel like YouTube. Buy it at https://www.raythevideoguy.com/viddle
-PressPlay2 – Build your own player with skins
-Convertri – it hosts videos, it has a player and it’s a website page builder. All three in one. Get it at https://www.raythevideoguy.com/convertri

Ray’s having a contest! Enter now to WIN the Professional Smartphone Video Kit, consisting of the PR1 Smartphone holder and tripod mount and the VXR10 Condenser microphone. Go to http://rayslinks.com/movocontest to enter. The drawing is Wed 6/16/21.

Todays episode is made possible by MOVO! Creators of high quality microphone and other video equipment. Check out their Memorial Weekend deals at http://rayslinks.com/movo

Mics to Use 2021

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Mics to Use 2021. Ray has good basic suggestions on mics to use to shoot your videos

For interviews in a controlled environment – use a lavalier mic. Movo has one that will work with your smartphone. Man on the street interviews – use a shotgun mic. For voice overs, the Audio-Technica ATR2100x is a good professional sounding mic for $100. The Blue mics are good all purpose microphones and Movo has versions of Blue mics that cost less.

Ray’s having a contest! Enter now to WIN the Professional Smartphone Video Kit, consisting of the PR1 Smartphone holder and tripod mount and the VXR10 Condenser microphone. Go to http://rayslinks.com/movocontest to enter.

Todays episode is made possible by MOVO! Creators of high quality microphone and other video equipment. Check out their Memorial Weekend deals at http://rayslinks.com/movo

Ranking Videos in 2021

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Ranking Videos in 2021. Ray has the latest on ranking video in YouTube and Google

-Know your keywords
-Title – Keyword, phone number, name of company
-Description – Keyword, short description of video, website, phone number, short business description, social media links, end with keyword set and links to previous vids. Use chapter marks – way to add keywords with keyword stuffing
-Add to a playlist
-Get views. Pay YouTube for views and ask friends, family and Facebook Groups
-Comment on video and pin to the top of comments.
-Syndicate to social medias, bookmarks and blogs. DFY is a good software for that. Find it at https://www.raythevideoguy.com/dfy3

Today’s episode is made possible by Envato Elements! http://www.raythevideoguy.com/elements

Simple Ways to Make High Engagement Videos

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Simple Ways to Make High Engagement Videos. Real life examples from Ray the Video Guy

Ray livestreams often to his escape room’s Facebook page using his phone, and then shares it out to all the social media sites. It gets a lot more engagement than other posts. He also does TV type shows from his office set. He switches between him live on camera and graphics like a puzzle of the day. This strategy can work for plumbers, electricians, gardeners, etc.

Today’s episode is made possible by Envato Elements! http://www.raythevideoguy.com/elements

Stock Media Madness

Today on Video Marketing Madness – Stock Media Madness. How to find and use stick media to make videos

Today’s episode is made possible by Envato Elements! http://www.raythevideoguy.com/elements
You can build good video content with stock media and Envato Elements has a huge library. It also has stock photography, Adobe Final Cut Pro plug-ins, fonts graphics music and sound effects. Unlimited downloads for $200 a month.