Tom asks: I would like to know how you do it, Brian. I love your podcast, the Elite Videographer series – basically everything you’ve evangelized over the years encouraged and enlightened me in my video business but I want to know more. A complete breakdown of how you get clients, where, the production process. You say one can make $5k to $6k a month. Give me the formula!
Answer: I’ve spent 22+ years in the video production business. From working as a corporate stiff to a freelance crazy man – been there, done that and always with a camera on my shoulder and a viewfinder in front of my eyes.
I bought my first VHS camera at the age of 13 with money saved from delivering soda to local customers in a small Rhode Island town. At the end of that summer, I had a full Videonics (woohoo!) editing system in my parent’s basement making some crazy movies with my friends.
From that point on I was hooked. I found my passion and progressed from creative kid/nerd to executive positions at television and radio stations right out of college, to a mad freelancer who could not get enough of the brain freedom to let myself shine and run a business at the same time.
Oh, there is more but you can see that I have the experience and know how from all of the trial and error in the school of hard knocks .
As a premium subscriber or a visitor to thedvshow.com you can catch up to speed in just a few months by simply applying the knowledge and experience I have all in one place.
So, Tom… I freely give you the secret sauce:
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