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Why Videos Are Important In Education (Educational Video Production 101)

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Top Training Video Production Companies (Picking The Right One)

Looking to enhance your team's training video production? Partnering with a video production company that specializes in training and development projects can dramatically..

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Choosing the Right eLearning Video Production Company

Discover the key factors to consider when selecting an eLearning video production company. Understanding the Importance of eLearning Videos eLearning videos play a crucial role in..

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The Learning Video Playbook: 30+ Tips for Making Instructional Videos

Whether you’re overhauling your employee onboarding, enhancing your organization's educational output, or wanting to create more engaging technical training, video plays a..

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How to Train Employees Better Using Video

The news is in. Most people prefer educational videos to other methods of learning. Below we've outlined the cognitive advantages video has in employee training and why video..

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The Role of Video in Employee Training and Development

In today's rapidly shifting corporate landscape, the way that companies approach employee training and development has evolved significantly. With all the tools and techniques..

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Why Video Should Be a Part of Onboarding Employees Best Practices

Onboarding new employees has historically been challenging for employers and new employees. The hiring manager feels like their time is split between daily urgent tasks and..

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How to Master Visual Storytelling: Video Editing Tips and Tricks

A well-made video tells a story effortlessly. Everything about the sights and sounds on the screen draws viewers in and transports them to a different world. However, creating an..

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Green Screen Mistakes and How to Never Make Them

If you’re making a corporate or educational video, there’s a good chance you’ll want to use a green screen. A green screen is a simple method of setting your video in a location..

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Enhancing Corporate Training Videos through Effective Instructional Design

Learning leaders have been given more influence in the C-Suite recently, which has led to a tremendous step in human-centered training, including corporate training videos. For a..

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Looking for the Best Way to Onboard New Employees?

For any organization, welcoming new employees is a tone-setting step for their entire journey within the company. The process of onboarding should be more than just administrative..

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Corporate Training Videos: How One of America’s Largest Shipping Companies Is Innovating Driver Training with NextThought

How Important is Employee Training? We’ve all felt the satisfaction of opening our front door to find a package waiting for us–on time, as promised. We’ve also experienced..

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The Video Production Timeline

When you first start collaborating with a video production studio, you may wonder exactly how long this process takes. This essentially depends on the video production schedule,..

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Employee Training Video Production: Transform Your Learning and Development

We live in a world where information is just a click away, and learning can happen anywhere, anytime. As the digitization wave sweeps across the corporate world, traditional..

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Unleash the Power of Corporate Training and Onboarding Videos

E-Learning has exploded in popularity in recent years. It’s applicable to and being used in a wide variety of contexts, including higher education, alternative education,..

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6 Tips to Create a Video Script that Will Engage and Educate College Students

Do you need to create an educational video that will be engaging enough to capture the imaginations of busy college students? Are you capable of creating an outstanding video that..

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Dos and Don'ts of Educational Video Creation

Sure, the internet is full of funny cat videos. But did you know educational videos are one of the top 10 types of content on YouTube? People use educational videos to explore new..

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2D Graphics vs. 3D Graphics: Which is More Effective?

Animation connects with people on a deep emotional level, evoking instant feelings of nostalgia, humor, and excitement. People simply love seeing animated graphics - so if your..

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From Snooze to Sizzle: 7 Tips to Boost Learning Video Engagement

Video is motivating and powerful, but why are most learning videos seen as among the most boring and low-impact types of video? “Talking heads,” webinar recordings, and voice-over..

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ELEVATE: 7 Key Reasons to Use Videos for Online Courses

Online education is undergoing a significant transformation in terms of the delivery and consumption of information. Video has become essential in advancing the quality of online..

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Bringing the Classroom to Life: Boosting Student Engagement with Educational Video Production

Technology has transformed the way we learn, and video content is one of the most effective tools for increasing student engagement and deepening understanding. For TCI (Teachers..

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Reimagining e-Learning: 7 Tips to Increase Engagement in Online Learning

E-Learning has exploded in popularity in recent years. It’s applicable to and being used in a wide variety of contexts, including higher education, alternative education,..

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Flexible Learning Design: NextThought Delivers Engaging MBA Course

Having access to education anytime, anywhere has become increasingly important to the average learner. This is especially true for students pursuing an MBA or similar graduate..

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How Interactive eLearning Can Skyrocket Engagement

Interactive eLearning is an innovative approach to education that has gained traction in recent years. eLearning has evolved beyond traditional methods of instruction to include..

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5 Suggestions for Using Video in Course Design to Improve Learning

There is little doubt about the effectiveness of video as a tool for improving learning. As researchers noted in a report by Kaltura, a provider of a video technology platform,..

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6 Tips for Digital Learning Content Creation

In 2016, Dan Meyer shared the Desmos guidelines for building great digital math activities. The Desmos curriculum is still widely used today, recently earning a perfect score from..

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NextThought Studios Wows Client with Incredible Animated Video Project on Recent Clutch Review

Today, we can see different types of content on both traditional and digital platforms. Campaigns online have been focused on providing creative ways on how they can spread their..

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NextThought Studios Named One of DesignRush’s Top 30 Video Marketing Agencies

We’re excited to announce that DesignRush has named NextThought one of their top 30 video marketing agencies in 2021! We’re honored by the ir recognition and eager to share the..

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Tips for Video Marketing

Using video as part of your marketing strategy is probably the single most powerful tool you have in your marketing arsenal right now. Since 2016, the power of video has grown..

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How to Effectively Promote Your Event with Social Media

You’ve signed a contract with the venue and booked an amazing keynote speaker. You’ve met with the tech so your lighting and music will be perfect. You’ve got subject matter..

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Types of Video Marketing You Can Implement Now

Video marketing continues to be an important aspect of today’s marketing landscape. Just ask Amir Bazrafshan from the Content Marketing Institute, who wrote a blog post in 2018..

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What is Video Marketing? A Guide to Getting Started

Getting started with video marketing can be pretty intimidating. You may feel overwhelmed by everything that you’ve heard goes into the process! Developing a marketing strategy,..

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In-house video production vs outsourcing: 5 Questions To Help You Choose

Video is the future. Within the next year, it’s estimated that more than 80 percent of internet searches will be for video content. At this moment, video is the preferred method..

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Video Marketing Facts You Need to Know

When it comes to video, there is a lot to learn. It can be a little overwhelming to understand the ins and outs of using video content for marketing purposes, but that’s why we’re..

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The Basics of Social Media Content Production

Look around any public place, and chances are, you'll see scores of people on their devices scrolling through their social media feeds. We live in a fast-paced, visual world with..

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5 Powerful Ways Animated Video Can Enhance Your Marketing

Did you know that simply adding an animated product video to your landing page could increase your conversions by 80%? People love watching videos as a way to learn about new..

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Three Questions to Ask When Trying to Make an Effective Video

You probably know that video marketing is both powerful and effective. It can positively impact your position on the search engine result pages (SERPs), and it can determine..

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Social Media as a Critical Part of Your Event Marketing Strategy

Social media is an undeniable and powerful thread woven throughout the fabric of contemporary life. It’s just part of how we experience things now. And that’s especially true for..

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Video Converts Better Than Text, and Other Marketing Stats You Should Know

Right now, video is on the rise, and it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere but up. It’s projected that video will account for 80% of consumer internet traffic in the next year..

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Learn About the Latest Animated Video Trends for Marketers

Consumers love interesting videos and hate bad ads. For marketers, this means there’s huge potential to create animated videos using 2D and 3D animation that resonate with your..

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Corporate Video Tips to Make Your Video Stand Out

You may already know that a huge percentage of people use the internet to search for product or service-related videos before making a purchase. You know an even larger percentage..

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Why Video?

Videos are everywhere. Have you asked yourself if video is the right fit for your message? Why choose video when there are so many cheaper and easier ways to get your message out..

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Benefits of Working With a Training Video Production Company

Training videos are some of the most important content your company will ever produce. They keep your employees on the cutting edge of your industry, allowing your company to..

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Why Should You Include Corporate Video in Your Marketing Strategy?

There is little argument, that video content is the fastest-growing marketing trend in just about every business sector. While Gen X-ers and Boomers may still use and appreciate..

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How to Create Engaging Corporate Videos

When you think of creating a training video, you may feel dread. It’s not easy to create videos, and you don’t want to put in all that effort only to end up with one of those..

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Creating a Great Corporate Video: What You Need to Know to Get Started

Did you know 76% of top executives watch business videos at least once a week, and 40% watch them every day? Educational videos help business professionals stay up to date and..

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How Effective are Animated TV Commercials?

Coca-Cola’s animated polar bears, which debuted in a 1993 commercial during the Academy Awards, have become some of the most beloved animated characters in marketing history. In..

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Why Should Your Marketing Strategy Include Drone Video?

It’s true. Video is quickly becoming the most popular way to connect with your audience. In fact, 81% of businesses use video as a marketing tool in 2018— and that number is up by..

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360 Video Production and VR: The Future of Marketing is Immersive

After Google’s high-profile flop with Google Glass, a clunky version of smart glasses, some people thought virtual reality (VR) was struggling. But that couldn’t be further from..

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5 Ways Drone Video Can Impact Your Storytelling

By 2021, one million minutes of video content per second will cross global IP networks. In other words, video has rapidly become one of the most popular ways to communicate, and..

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How To Get the Best Corporate Video Content

Everyone seems to have a corporate video these days. It’s understandable too, since internet video accounts for the highest percentage of internet traffic-- and it’s only growing...

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What Are the Different Types of Corporate Video?

As a savvy entrepreneur, you probably already know that corporate video is one of the most effective, compelling ways to share a company’s message, whether internal or external...

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The Importance of Creating a Storyboard Before Filming

You know you want to use video to increase SEO, increase conversion or get employees excited about a new initiative. But if this is your first video rodeo, you may not know where..

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NextThought Studios’ Janelle Bevan to Speak at AMAOKC

At NextThought Studios, we pride ourselves on our innovative approach to video production. As the Head of Video Production, Janelle Bevan ensures that we maintain our commitment..

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How Can Time Lapse Construction Video Sell Your Services?

If you don’t already know how effective video is in a marketing strategy, we’ve got news for you. Video converts better than just about anything else in your marketing toolkit.We..

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How to Sell More With Our Construction Time Lapse Service

Time-lapse video allows you to do more with less— in this case, you can take a months-long construction project and turn it into an easily-digestible two minute video. Watching an..

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NextThought Studios Nominated for an Emmy

At NextThought Studios, we pride ourselves on the high quality of our work and we’re delighted to say that our commitment to excellence has been noticed. We’ve been nominated for..

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4 Reasons Why Online Training Makes Sense for Modern Businesses

One of the best ways to ensure that a new hire is set up for success is to have an effective training process in place. Additionally, continuing education helps current employees..

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6 Benefits Our Agency Partners Enjoy

At NextThought Studios, we’re proud to offer high-quality white-label video services to our agency partners. After all, video is rapidly becoming the most effective way to get..

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10 Ways to incorporate video into your content marketing strategy

One of the fastest ways to improve your content marketing is to add video. Video gets results like nothing else. In fact, it’s so compelling that including video on a landing page..

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Total Gamechanger: Engaging Video Content

Video is overtaking the internet. Global consumer internet video traffic accounts for more than 80 percent of all internet traffic. 55 percent of people watch videos online every..

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Our Best Video Tips for Ad Agencies

If you haven’t already recognized that video is a powerful medium for marketers, it’s time to get on board. A whopping 75 million Americans watch online video every day, and by..

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New Ways Your Association Can Use Video Marketing

Looking for new ways to capture the attention of your members and supporters? Video offers new and interesting ways to do just that. Here are 7 fun things associations &..

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You Can Increase Customer Conversion with Consistent Messaging— Here's How

Technology can provide businesses with key opportunities to improve upon their customer service experience. Additionally, improving website usability can help close online deals..

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Implement Engagement Strategies for Students to Create an Energetic Classroom

With today’s expectation of instant gratification, it can be difficult to maintain the attention span of students, especially those students who grew up with technology. The..

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5 Employee Engagement Solutions to Implement in Your Business Today

In today’s digital world, it can be difficult to wade through the waters of constant change and information overload. Technology is a very powerful tool and using it to connect..

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7 Tips On How to Use Video as an Educator

If there's one thing that units students universally, it's video. Young people spend more time on YouTube than watching any cable network in the country. Video is the best way to..

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7 Fun And Engaging Things Your Business Can Do With Video

What captures the attention of just about anyone, from the kid in the mailroom to your biggest client? Video. Here are 7 ideas for fun and engaging ways your business can use..

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Mastering Location Scouting

Every project you work on will be different. Among those differences will be the shooting requirements and locations available to you. When you need to work outside of a..

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How to Make a Great Corporate Communication Video

What makes a good corporate video? The answer to that question often depends on your business’s goals, values and the message you need to communicate. Today, many businesses use..

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The Only Video Pre-Production Checklist You'll Need

What’s the first thing you want to do after you come up with a great idea for a video? If you’re like many, you probably want to jump behind the camera and start shooting as..

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Do I Need Professional Talent for My Video?

When one talks about talent for a video production, this typically refers to individuals with the charisma and presence needed to be competent actors for a production. First, What..

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The Importance of Video Testimonials

Happy customers are some of the best marketing resources you have at your disposal — who better to sell to your future customers than your current satisfied ones? Capturing these..

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How to Make Engaging Training Videos

One of the biggest struggles with corporate training is getting people to pay attention. The old days of college lectures are long gone. No one wants to sit still and listen to a..

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5 Reasons Why Your Corporate Event Needs a Videographer

If you’ve got a corporate event coming up, you’ll want to capture it with proper corporate event video production, there’s no question about that. Event video coverage is a great..

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Choosing a Video Production Company

In order to find the best corporate video or educational video production companies in Oklahoma City and beyond, you first need to be able to ask the right questions and know what..

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What to Consider When Creating Your Video Production Budget

Before you create your next video, you need to know how to create a video production budget. The cost of short video production can vary depending upon the length of your video,..

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Talking Head Videos

A creative talking head video can do a lot for your business, whether you’re using it to publicize your brand, instruct employees, or sell a product or service. The problem with..

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Adobe Premiere Tips and Tricks

Stepping into the world of video editing and production can be intimidating even for the most passionate industry hopefuls. Use these Adobe Premiere Pro helpful tips and tricks..

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6 Tools Every New Video Professional Should Use

In the world of video production, it’s easy to get bogged down in the ocean of products and programs available in the Digital Age. Whether you’re just starting out or are an..

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Add Drones to Your Video Project

Imagine this.. [FADE IN] The fading sun casts its last, fleeting bits of warmth onto dilapidated rooftops. A street lamp flickers below as evening settles in and the block stirs..

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