6 results for tag: NI


Video Conferences: The Ultimate NI Guide To Looking Professional

From this to this: how to Zoom like a pro When you take part in video conferences on the likes of Zoom or Skype, how do you look?   Do you project a strong, crisp, confident image, or a face in shadow, with an up-the-nose camera angle, window glare and scratchy audio?You strive to be professional in every other aspect of your career, so don’t let your appearance in video conferences let you down. Especially not now, when you need to lead, impress, generate leads, close deals or even get that job.Technology and video can be quite tricky sometimes, but if you do it right, it will work wonders for your credibility and authority. I’ve seen ...

15 ways venues can grow audience with social media marketing

By James Stewart05.04.19Social media is an inevitable part of running a modern business. Whether your business is active on social media or not, you can be sure that your guests are tweeting, posting, and Instagramming about your bar or restaurant online.Here are a few best practices and examples to inspire your bar social media strategy and apply them to your own business….1. Promotional Video: a professional corporate video shows off your best side and gives customers a taster of what the place is like before they actually go visit. Today people are hungry for information but want that fast. So they’d prefer to spend 2-3 minutes ...

Ready to shoot your own video for your business? Here are 25 tools and tips to get you started

By Owen Law 05.04.19 Video marketing is probably the single most effective way to promote your business. You can use hire in a pro, or have a go with your iPhone. But if you want to take it to the next level, consider learning how to shoot like a pro.  To help you on your journey we've compiled this list of nifty kit. If you are already interested in video, you may have some of these items on this list, but these products will definitely grow you video marksmanship skills, and, using video marketing techniques, help you grow your business. 1. Nikon D850 Camera First off you are going to obviously need a camera that can provide you with great video ...

10 ways NI community organisations can use video to boost their public profile

By Sophie McLaughlin10.10.18Across Northern Ireland, thousands of community groups work ceaselessly to improve the quality of life for the public’s benefit.The Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA) currently fund 1033 organisations in the voluntary and community sector.In order for your community group to known as a reputable organisation it is important that its core objectives, role in society and who it aims to help are largely acknowledged and understood by the public.One way to increase this awareness and get maximum exposure, particularly online, is through the use of video.But how?Here are some ideas on how ...

Seven ways NI arts & drama groups can use video to drive audiences and improve performances

By Sophie McLaughlin08.10.18Game of Thrones. Liam Neeson. Derry Girls. Jamie Dornan.In today’s fast-paced, media-obsessed world, most people will know at least one (if not all) of these stars/shows which all have one thing in common: their roots in Northern Ireland.Over the last few years, the NI arts scene has exploded with names like these drawing attention to the talent Northern Ireland has to offer.NI Screen, which helps fund major arts projects in Northern Ireland, has estimated that Game of Thrones alone has brought £147m into the local economy since production began in 2010.With global focus on Northern Ireland’s ...

The day artists Gilbert and George came to town

Weekly blog 02.02.17. What we learned in the past week:1. That Gilbert and George are, like, really cool. Our videographer Will was more than impressed by the edgy artistic duo whilst filming them for the Arts Council NI at the MAC theatre. So impressed, that is, that he even arranged his own selfie with them. Now that's dedication. Not that he was awe-struck or anything, he still managed to produce this slick film of the historic event. Like many regional cities, Belfast doesn't get enough international quality art, so hats off to the folks at The Mac for quite a coup! https://vimeo.com/2528873912. That sometimes the seemingly impossible ...