Tag: Video

Events, Training

Lazarus Rises at Leona Divide

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Waking up on Monday morning I all of a sudden felt a rush of memories from the Leona Divide 30K race. The high heat and carnage out on the trails led to many adventures and acts of courage and stubbornness. I must admit that once again I was physically under trained for this race and …

Communications, Film, Social Media, Technology, Video

A Vine for its Time

I’m addicted to Vine, Twitter’s recently acquired 6-second video service. I Vine my dog-walking, my coffee-making, my cookie-baking, my car-washing. I Vine everything but my wife, and only because she won’t allow it. (If I ever do, I’ll also Vine my time in the doghouse after she finds out.)

It wasn’t too hard to become addicted. I’ve tried many video services before: YouTube, 12seconds, Qwik, and others that came and went even faster. Vine is right for its time. What makes it different?

Communications, Community, Film, mobile, Social Media, TechnoCulture, Technology, Web/Tech

Vine is Ready for its Close-up, Mr. DeMille

Like Alice going into the rabbit hole, I’ve become so addicted to and curious about Vine videos that I created a viewing platform, Vinormous.com. Vinormous, allows you to get your fill of 6-second Vine videos which have been posted to Twitter.

Communications, Community, Family/Culture, Gadgets, How To, mobile, Technology, Toolbox, Uncategorized, Video

What Happens When the Biggest Geek in your Family Chronicles the Holidays?

The holidays are here and this is a great opportunity to chronicle family festivities- everything from tamaladas, to holiday dinners, to post-election family squabbles, to impromptu football scrimmages.

Fair Economy, Video

Fight For A Fair Economy [VIDEO]

This video was produced by SEIU Local 721 to get members and staff fired up for the Fight For A Fair Economy campaign. In this difficult economy, people are looking around and asking, “where’s all the money going?” Conservatives blame working families and have been attacking public workers, their salaries, and their very modest benefits. But who is really hoarding all of the nation’s money? That’s right, it’s big corporations who are currently sitting on over $2Trillion and millionaire CEOs who are making more money in salary than their companies are paying in taxes.

Events, Local Businesses, Los Angeles, Marketing, Presentation, Small Business, Social Media, Training, Video

Small Business Success At The Tecnifícate Seminar

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I had the pleasure of presenting at the Tecnifícate seminar at Mission College in Sylmar, California this past Saturday. I presented on how small businesses can leverage social media for success. There were over 100 attendees eager to learn and share the latest in technology information. The event targeted Spanish-speaking small business owners, startups, and people looking to improve their job situations through technology learning.

Fun, Gadgets, News, Video, Web Marketing, Web/Tech

Word Lens iPhone App Revolutionizes Translations [VIDEO]

When I first saw Shel Israel’s (@shelisrael) tweet and the iTunes store description off of his link, I thought it might be a hoax. Visual translations via an iPhone app?

Word Lens is the real thing.

How-To, Marketing, Promotion, Small Business, Training, Uncategorized, Video

How To Control And Brand Your Video Content

One of the greatest benefits of video is its ability to end up all over the Internet. You post a video to YouTube, the message resonates with viewers, and they share the video with the world. For example, after helping my nephew tie a tie before his first job interview, I decided to do a video of the process. To my surprise, the video took off and now has over 5,500 views!