How to Set Up Your Video Editing Desk

By Jamie Brehm | February 13, 2024

There’s no question that your work environment can influence your creativity. George Lucas famously lives in a low-tech Victorian house […]

Can You Use Royalty-Free Music For Commercial Use?

By Jamie Brehm | January 16, 2024

Music licenses can get expensive for content creators, especially if you are working with popular songs, royalties, and commercial projects. […]

Understanding the Basics of Video Editing

By Jamie Brehm | January 2, 2024

Visual storytelling has become integral to most people’s daily communication in our rapidly evolving digital age. Platforms like YouTube, TikTok, […]

How To Overcome Content Creator Burnout

By Jamie Brehm | December 18, 2023

At its heart, content creation should be fun and exciting, connecting to your greatest passions. However, depending on your content, the process may leave you feeling drained, unmotivated, and uninspired — common symptoms of creator burnout.

How To Create a YouTube Content Calendar

By Jamie Brehm | December 18, 2023

n the ever-evolving landscape of YouTube, where millions of videos are uploaded daily, standing out demands more than just originality – it calls for foresight.  To consistently deliver fresh, pertinent, and captivating content, proper planning is all-important. Enter the realm of YouTube planners and content planning calendars. These tools, often […]

A Guide To Music Licensing for Streaming

By Jamie Brehm | December 18, 2023

The best high-quality streams have layers of enticing visuals and casual background audio. Thankfully, obtaining a music license for streaming is much easier than it seems to the uninitiated. Whether you’re going live on YouTube, TikTok, or Twitch, understanding audio licensing is crucial for your content’s legality and quality.  How […]

How To Post Music on Instagram Without Copyright

By Jamie Brehm | December 4, 2023

Ah, the magic of music! Music can evoke emotions like nothing else, whether it’s a catchy tune that gets you dancing or a soothing melody that transports you to a different world. And guess what? It can do the same for your Instagram reels. It’s a match made in Instagram […]

Motion Graphics vs. Animation Explained

By Jamie Brehm | December 4, 2023

Motion graphics and animation are often confused, even within video editing and animation design platforms. While many of their practices and terminology are interchangeable, it’s still critical to understand the difference between animation and motion graphics videos.  The biggest distinction is their functioning, as animated videos usually serve narrative purposes, […]

What Is UGC Content Creation?

By Jamie Brehm | December 4, 2023

User-generated content, commonly known as UGC, encompasses a wide range of content types – photos, videos, blogs, product reviews, etc. – created by end-users rather than businesses or organizations. This shift in content creation from organizations to individuals is a significant feature of the digital age. Whether you’re posting a […]

10 Content Creation Tips for Beginners

By Jamie Brehm | November 20, 2023

Every piece of content you publish has the potential to help your channel rise in the algorithm. However, even the best videos may not get a single view if you don’t consider your audience, social media platform, and marketing strategy.  In this guide, we’ll cover the top ten content creation […]

How Long Does Post-Production Take?

By Jamie Brehm | November 20, 2023

Video post-production is complex, ranging in various steps, skills, and types of software. How your editing process looks will depend on your project’s needs, including its runtime, graphics, and audio as well as where you plan to post it.  Continue reading to answer the oft-asked question, “How long does post-production […]

What Is Audio Production? | A Creator’s Guide

By Jamie Brehm | November 16, 2023

What is audio production? Audio production is the process of taking a piece of audio – most significantly, music, but also things like dialog and sound effects – from start to finish. There are multiple steps involved in audio production, all leading to the final goal: high-quality audio for whatever […]

Trademark vs. Copyright: Key Differences for Music Licensing

By Jamie Brehm | November 8, 2023

Music licensing is an essential aspect of content creation, ensuring that creators have the necessary rights to use music in their projects while respecting the intellectual property of the original artists and composers. In intellectual property protection law, two primary forms are relevant to the music industry: trademarks and copyrights.  […]

How To Monetize Content as a Content Creator

By Jamie Brehm | November 8, 2023

Online content was made to be monetized, whether you profit from it or the platform does. Countless YouTubers have made millions not just by hosting podcasts, promoting toys, and playing video games but also by knowing how to maximize monetization at every turn. Building a layered content monetization strategy is […]

How To Find Free Commercial Music: 5 Easy Steps

By Jamie Brehm | November 7, 2023

Are you working on a commercial project and looking for the perfect soundtrack to elevate its impact? The right background music enhances your content’s emotional appeal and overall quality. However, finding suitable commercial music can be daunting, especially on a budget. Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered.  This article will […]

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