How the Video Industry Changed in 10 Years with Mick Jones EP#023

podcast scale May 22, 2019

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The approach to video production back then had a more linear structure. However, as the years go by, the industry slowly evolved and became complicated. In this episode, Mick Jones will give you an overview of how the video industry landscape changed over the years and what kinds of clients and competitions are getting in the equation. Listen in further so you’ll have an idea of what production model to adopt for your business. 

Mick Jones is currently building his production company called Filthy Look Films in Sydney. Mick, along with Den Lennie and Bruce Logan, became part of the set of the Revenge of the Great Camera Shooter. Their friendship led them to start a podcast called Industry Insights in 2012.

 

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5 Must-Read Business Books for Filmmakers EP#022

podcast scale May 15, 2019

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One of the best ways to learn something is not only through firsthand experience but also by hearing about it from others and learning from their experiences. 

In this episode, Den talks about five books that will change your perspective on business and life in general. He uses Audible, an app that lets you download great books in the form of podcasts so you can listen to them anytime. You can even set them into 1.5x speed to help you cover more ground in a day.

Tune in to find out how you could learn from other’s experiences. Learn about the proper mindset when running a business and how to execute your business plans in the best way.

 

What you’ll learn from this episode: 

  • Importance of the 5 books and what you’ll learn from them
  • 7...
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A New Music Library for Video Producers with Adam Forgione EP#021

podcast scale May 08, 2019

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Today, Den chats with Adam Forgione, a long-time businessman, video producer, and musician. His work background enabled him to come up with the idea of building a music library called Select Music Library. He is now working on this breakthrough project to make a difference in the lives of people. 

Throughout the conversation, Adam shares the secrets to the success of his new music library. Learn about the basics of handling the team, establishing systems and processes, tracking key performance indicators, and using referrals and how these strategies can help you bring your business to the top. 

 

What you’ll learn from this episode: 

  • The story of how Adam was able to come up with the idea of a music library
  • How you can sell your music
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Essential Metrics You Must Measure in Your Business with Adam Forgione EP#020

podcast scale May 01, 2019

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Knowledge is power, and sometimes it can lead to more profits too. Knowing how cash flows in and out of your business can help you make wiser decisions. Unfortunately, a lot of entrepreneurs miss out by not correctly tracking their financials.

Adam Forgione was a wildly successful wedding filmmaker. After an unbeaten 20 year run, he rebuilt his business to pursue corporate video production. He’s also an astute educator who tours the US to teach his clients about filmmaking.

Listen to him talk about the benefits of staying on top of your financials, including better deals and more negotiation power.

Adam will teach you how to make a chart of accounts, as well as how to do contract pricing properly. You’ll learn how to save thousands of dollars from auditing...

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Building A Corporate Video Business From Scratch with Adam Forgione EP#019

podcast scale Apr 24, 2019

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Modern problems indeed require modern solutions. Every day, hundreds of thousands of business executives are including ‘corporate video’ in their marketing plans. Corporate video business has the highest chance of being the next sexiest job of the year!

In this podcast episode, Adam Forgione proudly details the steps on how he managed to rebuild his business and focus on corporate video production. As an expert in teaching business for filmmakers and video producers, he is going to set forth the key drivers of corporate commercial angle, marketing, business, and selling. These are his secret ingredients for running a large business from scratch.

After this episode, you are now ready to take the very first step towards your biggest business breakthrough.

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21 Steps to 6 Figure Profits EP#018

podcast scale Apr 17, 2019

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Are you having a hard time earning profit for your business? Some people feel that pouring more hours, hiring more employees, or spending money into marketing can help do the job. However, growing your business is beyond all of this. 

Today, we walk you through the 21 steps that can help your company reach six-figure profits, not just a six-figure turnover. It might be a lot to take in but rest assured that after this episode, you’ll be able to work your way towards creating an empire. 

 

What you’ll learn from this episode: 

  • Identifying your market niche through building an in-depth client profile
  • Why writing a book can establish your expertise, leadership, and authority in your field
  • The importance of implementing an autoresponder...
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There Are No Shortcuts To Success - The Timeline of Reality with Den Lennie EP#017

podcast scale Apr 10, 2019

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Most people in the creative industry would say it is not possible to balance consistency and structure with creativity. However, if you want to grow your company, you have to know that there are no shortcuts in the business world. There might be some monumental screw-ups from your lapses, but these failures will help you figure out the ways to better organize your business process without sacrificing creativity. 

In this episode, you’ll get to have a glimpse of the mistakes the people in this field have committed and how they were able to address it. It will also tackle the ways on how to find the perfect balance between earning money and creativity. 

 

What you’ll learn from this episode: 

  • What productive paranoia is
  • Starting your...
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7 Strategies To Improve Cash Flow EP#016

podcast scale Apr 03, 2019

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Everyone in business knows about profit and loss. However, cash flow is an essential concept business schools don’t usually teach.

In this episode, Den talks about why it’s crucial to have as much cash as you can on hand. Den works with creative business owners to help them run more structured and efficient businesses. He started as a location cameraman before moving into corporate video. Now, Den uses his skills in marketing and personal development to help other creatives like him achieve outstanding results.

Listen as he talks about how cash is like oxygen, as well as why businesses often go bankrupt because they lack money, not profit.

Learn the secrets to using cash as leverage, giving you more options and better deals. Find out the seven steps...

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Content System for Social Video EP#015

podcast scale Mar 27, 2019

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Are you looking for a way to help increase your revenue by creating content for other businesses? Setting a very high goal in an instant is a little bit far-fetched and unrealistic. The best way to go about this is to create a standardized content tactic which should help you scale your business slowly but surely. 

In this episode, Den will cover the basics of establishing your own content strategy. There is no set system effective for all businesses. However, you will find out there are basic steps in building a strategy and how you can use this to tailor it to your own.

 

What you’ll learn from this episode: 

  • What a 90-day test is and how your business can adopt this system
  • The importance of using a ‘digital assistant’ as the...
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Five Strategies to Get More Clients EP#014

podcast scale Mar 13, 2019

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Some businesses rely on just getting referrals to boost their revenue. However, if you want a sustainable approach to getting clients, referrals are not simply enough. You might feel lost and don’t know where and how to start. Building a system for this aspect is difficult especially if you are starting from scratch. But honestly, the profit you are trying to gain can already be found in your existing process. You just have to make it more efficient. 

This episode will cover the five ways to get more clients—getting repeat business, asking for referrals, building a joint venture, establishing a solid sales process, and new client acquisition. Find out the fundamentals of each strategy, and you’re well on your way to building a successful business....

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