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The Most important email you’re probably not sending

In Digital Marketing by luke Brown

Let’s take a look at the most important email you’re probably not sending. Which is a thank you or confirmation email after someone opts into a form on your website. Now, I’m a firm believer that Digital communications should aim to be as close to real life interactions as possible. So, imagine this, your walking down the street and someone …

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Let it Slide! RAM Motorized Slider Add-on Kit Review

In Digital Marketing by luke Brown

I’ve had a Glidetrack dolly slider for a few years now, but it’s always been a pain in the ass to use. Yes it does slide, but I can’t make it slide smooth, even when I take a deep breath and almost go into a yoga style state of Zen I can’t get smooth footage. So I was super excited when I …

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Not Google Maps? You don’t Exist!

In Digital Marketing by luke Brown

If you’re not on Google Business, you don’t exist! It’s a bold statement, but if you have a business with a shop front it’s true. One rule of business is that you need to be where you’re audience is looking for you and these days that’s on their mobile on google maps. These days people are lazy too, if they can’t …

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How much does a Business Video Cost?

In Digital Marketing by luke Brown

I get asked this question all the time. In fact it usually goes “Hi, I want you to create a 1min online video for my website to promote my business. How much will that cost?”.  And that’s a fair question, but unless you’re creating a 1min talking head video, videos aren’t really charged on their finished time, but rather they …

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Should my child have their own YouTube Channel?

In Mobile Filming Tips by luke Brown

For the last few months, my 8-year-old son has been begging me to let him has his own YouTube Channel and a few weeks ago I finally agreed. But not because he nagged me, not because I wanted him to get famous and become a YouTube sensation, but rather I saw it as an opportunity to teach him some valuable …

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Maybe Facebook isn’t the best place to store your family’s memories

In Dad Advice by Luke Brown

For a lot of us, not only is Facebook an important social network, but its also acts as our family’s photo album and home video library. But after the recent revelations of Facebook data leaks and the dodgy behaviour of Cambridge Analytica, maybe Facebook isn’t the best place to store your families important memories… If they give away your data …

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How to make a Photo book with your mobile

In Dad Advice by Luke Brown

Now if you’re like me and probably most parents, you have hundreds of great photos of your kids and your family adventures on your mobile. And this is great, but every now and then you might want to turn these digital memories into something real. Me personally, my favourite things to create are Canvas prints and photo books. In fact …

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Home Movies – Less is more

In Mobile Filming Tips by luke Brown

With home movies, less is certainly more. You don’t want to be one of those people that press record as soon as their holidays start and don’t press stop until their holidays is over.. You need to be selective about what you film and what you don’t. And that’s for 3 reasons. Firstly, the more content you have, the less …

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Travelling with kids? You need one of these

In Dad Advice by Luke Brown

Travelling with kids is a tough gig! There are so many things to consider, but your number one priority should be that your kids are safe. A few months ago we went on the trip of a lifetime to the UK and Italy. Oh and yes we took the kids… The fact that I would have to do a 24hr flight …

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Engage with Story Podcast

In Mobile Filming Tips by Luke Brown

Recently, I was interviewed by Ben Amos with on the Engage with Story Podcast about how to tell your families story with video. The Engage with Story Podcast is a weekly podcast exploring how digital storytelling, content creation and marketing engages an audience and moves them to take action through stories.. It’s a great podcast and definitely worth checking out. If you’d like to …