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Secrets of the Pre-interview

 

Firstly, if you are new to the Video Hero Newsletter - welcome!

So I was invited (for the second time) onto the Small Business Big Marketing "Australia's #1 Marketing Show"

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You can catch my Episode here. Please leave a nice comment if you want :)

I talk about Vlog Style Marketing - which is one of my favorite things right now.

It's like Vlogging - but for lazy people!

TIP: The Pre-interview

Tim Reid - who runs the site and podcast is a Pro, he sounds like one too .. and he made it fun, even if it meant booking a 10pm slot to fit the Melbourne / London time difference.

Tim asked to Skype exactly a week earlier to touch base and go over the topic and best questions to maximise the time we had on the actual recording.

Not many folks do this .. but I can tell you from Directing TV shows - it's common in TV too.

So if you are planning any Video (or Audio) interviews, Promo videos with clients, Live Videos etc. then you should definitely talk in advance (aka do a Pre-interview)...

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Trump's Video for North Korea

Ok I do NOT want to get all Political here! Let's step above .. and analyse.

So this week in Singapore .. President Donald Trump showed Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un a Video on his iPad to help him get the message ... it has caused quite a stir :)

It's here if you haven't seen it.

One Film Critic described the Video as like an 'iMovie App trailer!' Ouch! they should have used ScreenFlow :)

A Video Production Company called 'Destiny Pictures' in California had their InBox explode because the Video began with the caption .... 'A Destiny Pictures Production' But in fact - they had zero involvement in the Video!

 

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Apparently if you believe this report, the Production Company name in the Video was made up by the actual Producers, The National Security Council, as a play on words to hint how the future could be. Shouldn't they have checked if it existed as a real company beforehand? 

Aside from that .. I wonder if the Video is quite clever in it's own odd way.

It actually IS made...

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