Writing isn’t dead, and you should be doing it

Katie Kennedy Advertising, Blogging, Branding, Business, content marketing, Cool, Creative, culture, Facebook, Inspiration, Instagram, Lansing, Marketing, Michigan, Michigan Creative, Michigan State University, storytelling, Web

Lately, social media is all about photos, video, and reaching your followers and consumers with relatable, visually aesthetic content. Just by that description, writing doesn’t often fit the bill. But why is that? It’s been thought that writing and creating content to be read is becoming less and less popular – dying, even. Unless you live under a rock, you’ve …

Getting the Most Out of YouTube

Brian Town Blogging, Video

It’s easy to upload your videos to YouTube, but it’s what needs to happen after the initial uploading that can be difficult. Viewbix blog says that there are “more than 100 hours of video uploaded per minute” so, naturally, “it can be hard to make an impact on the world’s second biggest search engine.” Luckily, with a little time and …

It’s almost here… iOS8!

Brian Town Blogging, Business, Technology

About this time last year, the Apple world was anxiously awaiting the release of iOS7 – the most dramatic change yet in iOS software from Apple. People spent hours trying to get themselves in the queue to update their iPhones and even longer waiting for the new update to complete installation. With huge changes in layout, appearance and functionality, iOS7 …

Reasons You Need Video… Made Visual

Brian Town Blogging, Business, Video

I’ve written countless blog posts on why your business needs video, how your business should use video, how to make good videos, etc… You know, all of the important video topics. But I was thinking – There are so many infographics out there, and so many of them are about these exact same topics – I’ve said over and over …

The Best of “Film Tip Fridays”

Brian Town Blogging, Technology, Video

If you “like” Michigan Creative Video on Facebook or follow us on Twitter, then you’ve probably seen our “Film Tip Friday” posts every week. We like to post quick little tips that we think of for shooting, editing, audio, etc., and we hope that these tips help you out, if even just a little bit. Even though we post a …

Why Your Business Needs to be on Pinterest

Brian Town Blogging, Business, Pinterest, Social Media

Your business is already on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+, so why do you need to be on Pinterest, too? Isn’t it just a place for people to “pin” things they like or want to make, or how they want to plan their wedding? Well, the answer is partially yes, but it can actually help bring success to your business …