SPI 154: Behind the Scenes of SPI TV with Caleb Wojcik – Gear, Numbers, and Production Tips

My videographer, Caleb Wojcik, is our special guest today! He comes back on the show to shed some light on the production process of my new show, SPI TV, and the surprising results from repurposing the video content on iTunes as a video podcast. We also talk about video gear, and how you can maximize your reach with video too. Check it out!

Podcast Teasers and Proof You Need to Publish Videos Directly to Facebook Too

Last weekend, I conducted two experiments. They involved Facebook, YouTube and my podcast, and as a result of what happened I'll be treating each of those platforms differently moving forward. Here's what podcast teasers and uploading videos directly to Facebook can do for you...

SPI 095: The DOs and DON’Ts of Online Video with Caleb Wojcik

Adding videos to your arsenal of content is a great idea, but creating GREAT online videos (that convert!) is much more than just whipping out a camera and hitting the record button. That's why Caleb Wojcik joins us on the show today. He's my own hired videographer, and he gives us several tips and tricks to help us create more, better web videos, faster. A must listen for anyone even remotely thinking about shooting videos for their online business or blog.

Why I’ll Be Using LeadPlayer to Play ALL of My Videos

Today, I'm going to introduce you to a new Wordpress plugin that I've been testing here on the blog for the past month called LeadPlayer. It's one of the most creative and best plugins I've had the pleasure of installing on SPI. But before I get to the plugin and exactly what it does, there's [...]

DIY Videoscribing and Other Awesome Techniques to Enhance Your Videos

I recently published a new video that includes some experimental video techniques that I've never used before. After a post with that video embedded in it went live, within 24 hours I received over 100 emails from people asking how they could recreate the same effects. Apparently, the effects made my videos look a lot more [...]

How to Make an Electronic White Board for Your Videos

A lot of people have been asking me for a more detailed explanation about how I create my electronic white board videos, so I decided to create a video that explains it better than any blog post or podcast episode could do. If you're not sure what an electronic white board video is, it's a [...]

Reader Challenge Roundup: Creating a YouTube Video and the Next Challenge

"Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful." -Joshua J. Marine Every few months, I offer a new challenge to my readers. In November of 2010, I asked you to write a Pillar Article, which resulted in 51 posts, over 200 hours of writing, tens of thousands of additional visitors [...]

SPI 019: Everything You Need to Know About YouTube for Blogging and Online Business

In this session of the Smart Passive Income Podcast, I explore the world of video and start from scratch with YouTube to show you exactly how I make sure I give myself the best chance to get the most views and have the most impact for my business and blog. As I mentioned in a [...]

My Home Office Green Screen Setup and First Video

My green screen equipment had been collecting dust in a box for two months, but this past weekend I was finally able to setup everything and record my first chroma-key video! Green screens are primarily used in the movie industry and by meteorologists (weather people) to put a subject in front of a background that [...]

How to Find Your Google Keyword SERPs Ranking

As many of you know, I've been doing my best to keep you up to date on the latest going-ons with my niche site challenge with Tyrone Shum. To make things easier for you, I recently created a niche site duel hub that will list all of the posts surrounding this challenge, from all of [...]