Video Content: Brushing Up on Video Creation

Having a background in social media marketing has allowed me to explore the art of video creation. Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to have access to programs, free of charge, to expand my knowledge of editing and audio.

My friend gave me access to a few programs to improve my video skills. I’m beyond excited to have industry-standard programs at my fingertips. It’s going to be interesting to see what new formats I can think of. Regardless, I want to feel that sense of joy and excitement when I watch my finished product. My goal is to continue with social media formatted vids for resume purposes, but also expand into more complex editing techniques. What I learn may take me to higher places in my career.

I’ve shared two social videos I created early in my video editing days. They were both for a social media company I worked for. As simple as they are, I’m happy to say they performed well. The Power Rangers’ video received over 23 million views and The Animaniacs video has over 4 million.

Build Your Character

“Character isn’t inherited. One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action.” – Helen Gahagan Douglas

There is a myth that nobody can change their character. Your character isn’t permanent. It has a tendency to adapt to certain actions and situations.

So, how do you build character? Let’s start feeling strong-willed and firm.

Do the Right Thing

What exactly is doing the right thing? Well, that’s up to you. There are people who have the right values and will usually do the right thing, but they can still be unpleasant. Do you have a clear set of values and beliefs? These core values and beliefs will often stem from how you were raised, but as you get older, you have the power to change those values and beliefs to become a better person.

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