MANLEY MANUALS

The Official Blog of Manley Films & Media

Home is Where the Talent Is

When we’re hiring professionals for a shoot, we always “shop local.” Whether it’s producers, voice talent, actors, we keep our dollars in our home state.

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Now Casting: Video Production Team with Character

Ever admired someone who is spectacularly successful in life and business, only to find that they lack character? Character makes us unique as much as it defines our similarities. Poor character is a lack of moral integrity. There’s plenty of both the good and bad, so...
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Enthusiastic Actors Needed for the Manley Talent Show

Being unprepared or out of touch with your client’s needs can jeopardize a shoot day. This one mistake makes a shoot unrecoverable.

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Results Driven Video? We’re on Board for That Ride

There is nothing we value more than creating video content that gets results for our clients. Read how results-driven video sets up your business for success.

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Why Video is the Undisputed Champ of Marketing Versatility
Marketing Today

Why Video is the Undisputed Champ of Marketing Versatility

Ah, the power of an expertly made video! No other marketing tool has grown so speedily to embrace versatility, economy, intelligence and timeliness. Read why video content is the new bread and butter of marketing programs for reaching almost any audience and generating results.
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What You May Be Missing About Your Video Audience
Marketing Today

What You May Be Missing About Your Video Audience

Getting your desired audience for video takes some know-how. Use these video production techniques to increase reach and engagement with your target.
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Is This Thing On? 7 Ways to Get Your Message Heard
Production

Is This Thing On? 7 Ways to Get Your Message Heard

Sometimes, you make a video that just doesn't get the desired results. We think that has everything to do with the message. Here are 7 ways to make sure your target audience hears the marketing message you want them to hear and takes action.
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Here’s Your Awesome New Video. Now Don’t Screw it Up.
Blog Video Content

Here’s Your Awesome New Video. Now Don’t Screw it Up.

When we hand off a new video, we never want a client to wonder, now what? After video production is done, the work doesn’t stop. Learn the necessary steps to achieve great results from your video content investment.
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If Video is So Powerful, Why Aren’t You Using It?
Marketing Today

If Video is So Powerful, Why Aren’t You Using It?

Excluding video comes down to the belief that marketing needs to earn its place in the budget. Learn how to move your marketing organization forward and address the concerns that might be holding your marketing programs hostage.
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5 Things Our Clients Love About Us
Marketing Today

5 Things Our Clients Love About Us

To meet deadlines for video content production, you have to have a few organizational procedures in place. Here are five ways we work with our clients to ensure that deadlines are met and the outcome exceeds their expectations.
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5 Ways to Kill Your New Video
Marketing Today

5 Ways to Kill Your New Video

Sometimes videos don’t work the way clients expect them to. With heavy competition for attention, businesses need a solid plan to see their video demonstrate ROI. Here are 5 common missteps that can derail your new business video how to avoid them.
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Lessons From the 80s: The Squawk Heard Round the World
Marketing Today

Lessons From the 80s: The Squawk Heard Round the World

After 23 years of pitching ideas to clients, we occasionally like to revisit advertising successes from decades past. Read how three words set the tune for decades of offbeat ideas with big wins, and the lesson your company can take away.
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4 Ways to Safely Take the Plunge Into Video
Marketing Today Video Content

4 Ways to Safely Take the Plunge Into Video

Making videos can be an exciting time. Your production team should handle your story like it’s the most important story to be told. Here are 4 things to ensure a smooth walk into video marketing territory (with no death defying leaps, slips or falls).
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How 360 Video Solves the 8 Second Attention Span Problem
360 Virtual Reality

How 360 Video Solves the 8 Second Attention Span Problem

As storytellers, we are very familiar with the objective to capture an audience’s imagination. And while some see the eight second attention span metric as a sign of diminishing capacity in the human brain, we at Manley Films & Media have a different take.
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A Storyteller’s How-To Manual Revealed
Marketing Today Video Content

A Storyteller’s How-To Manual Revealed

There are a lot of people making videos these days. But not everyone has the skill and intuition to make a 30 second experience magical and memorable. See how the founder of Manley Films makes it happen.
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Why You Should Hire a Professional Video Production Team
Production

Why You Should Hire a Professional Video Production Team

If you aren’t valuing video content as a fundamental driver of your marketing success, you have a gaping hole in your strategy. Read why professionals are a must when creating video to represent your brand.
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5 Steps to Video You Can Afford
Blog News

5 Steps to Video You Can Afford

When we hand off a new video, we never want a client to wonder, now what? After video production is done, the work doesn’t stop. Learn the necessary steps to achieve great results from your video content investment.
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