Don’t Hire A Professional Videographer

Don't Hire A Professional Videographer

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Yes, you read the title of this video correctly, at least in part. I’m going to let you in on a little secret. You don’t always have to hire a professional videographer to make great video content. You can create certain videos yourself with whatever you have at your disposal, even a cell phone!

But, which videos should you go the DIY route, and when should you spend money on hiring a professional? Here’s my advice.

0:58 FOLLOW THE 80/20 RULE

80% of your video content can be created “in-house” and on a budget, but 20% of your video content should be invested into by hiring a professional video company.


Whether you’re going live on Facebook, showing some raw behind-the-scenes content, or answering frequently asked questions, you can film social media worthy videos on the cheap because the content is more casual.

1:51 20% BRAND VIDEO

Brand videos are the ones that reinforce your brand. You will pump more marketing dollars into these videos and probably feature them on your website, so you want these videos to be professionally produced in order to show your brand in the best possible light.

Hopefully this advice gives you the freedom to begin making videos right now with what you currently have on hand. When you are ready to invest in high-quality brand videos, reach out to us! We would love to help you get started.

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4 thoughts on “Don’t Hire A Professional Videographer”

  1. Just want to say thank you for the advices, your videos help us, as new videographers to do better in marketing and business as well! Thanks so much!

  2. About to release my own video on this subject : ) love hearing other people's insight. Shout out to Texas video folks! Just subscribed : )

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