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35 Updates and Special Offers!

Stormbreaker Brewstillery Highlight Video

http://www.stormbreakerbrewing.com/

Jawbone Flats Live Event

https://www.reverbnation.com/jawboneflats

https://www.facebook.com/jawboneflats/

Night After Night Tempest Gold Music Video

https://www.tempestgold.com/

Upcoming Giveaways!

Tempest Gold Vinyl Record and Digital Copy to promote video June 16th!

Facebook Portrait giveaway- Details coming soon!

Giveaway some Joey Edwards prints in the near future.

Stay tuned for our July Special and sign up for email updates to find out about all our upcoming special offers and events!

34 W/ Ryan Nucci

Ryan Nucci is the graphic designer who helped us on our promo for The Blast Studio as well as with our logo animation. We talk about how he got into the field, what he is up to now and a little about AI to mix it up. 

Check out Ryan at https://www.ryannucci.com/

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Thanks for listening!

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33 W/ Ametsa Media

In this episode, we talk with Ametsa Media. Ametsa Media's owner/founder Brandon Daniel and Head of Creative Development Ryan Philbrook talk with us about entrepreneurship, marketing, video production and more. 

Make sure to check out AmetsaMedia.com or go to their Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/AmetsaMedia

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31 W/ Jared Walker (Dollar For)

In this episode, we interview Jared Walker who is the founder of Dollar For Portland. Dollar For Portland is a non-profit organization that helps local families by providing assistance with difficult medical bills. 

From the dollarfor.org site:

"Dollar For Portland’s mission is to create a crowd-funding platform that assists those with financial burdens due to medical and hospital debt.  Our goal is to attract numerous small charitable donations by showing how much of a difference $1 can make. With assistance and aid in public charitable donations, we strive to support local Portland families get out of medical debt and get them back on their feet."

Make sure to go to Dollarfor.org to donate!

We had a great time working with Dollar For Portland and Stormbreaker Brewing earlier this year during the Radler Fest and we are proud to support this great charity. 

Check out the video we made for the event:

Dollar For - Radler Fest Highlights

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30 (Giveaway, Car Show, Vid Release, Skills, Hiring, and Podcasts)

Giveaway Takeaways. 

Doug Kline won!

http://iheartstompinggrounds.com/

https://reliantprintco.com/

 

Double Jay Motorwerks Car Show.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6LIk6dPDoQ&t=1s

 

Compass Video is out!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgThAJtn2vw

 

Developing skills/Working with Mark Mason and Dick Biles.

http://markmasonmedia.com/

http://www.blkfalcon.com/

 

Hiring a subcontractor. 

 

Business Podcasts we listen to:

B2B Growth: A Daily Podcast for B2B Marketing Leaders

Conversations with a Genius - Fun Small

Video Marketing 2.0

Accidental Creative

Marketing Secrets with Russell Brunson

Social Media Marketing

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29 (Gear, Dollar For, Waldo Lake & More!)

In this episode we give our first impressions of the Ikan 5 inch monitor. Check out out here:

https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1261643-REG/ikan_dh5e_5_signal_support.html

We talk about working with Dollar For to help promote what they are doing in the non-profit world. Dollar For works with local families to provide financial support for medical bills. We showed up at an event they were having at the Stormbreaker Brewing location in Portland during the Radler Festival. We will be creating a highlight/promo for Dollar For soon. Check them out here:

https://dollarfor.org/ 

http://www.stormbreakerbrewing.com/home.html

Then, we chat about our visits to Waldo Lake and Sunset Falls. Expect a ton of content from those outings. 

Lastly we discuss our finalization of the Compass Oncology promotional work that we started a few months ago. It was great working with them and we hope to work with them in the future. 

We also talk about using Videohive.net to help with some motion graphic titling. Check them out here:

https://videohive.net/

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28 (Ronin-M, Compass Shoot, Yachats)

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In this episode we talk about our recent trip back to Coos Bay to shoot a 1st Birthday Highlight video for some friends. We got to practice using the Ronin-M and created a great video for some great people. We also worked on a project for Compass Oncology, a large private medical company in the PNW. Then we talk about taking the opportunity, during a recent family vacation to the coast, to shoot time-lapse, long exposure and slow motion photos and video. 

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27 (6 Months In Review)

In this episode we talk about what the past 6 months has been like. We talk about some of the challenges have been as well as some of our favorite events, gear and gigs have been. It has been a great 6 months and we can't wait to see what the next 6 months will hold. Thanks for all the support and stay tuned for more from us!

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26 W/ David Long (From The Blast Studio)

In this episode we have David Long on the cast to talk about working for yourself, entrepreneurship and his company The Blast Studio. 

Visit The Blast Studio Here: http://theblaststudio.com/

Here is the promo we produced for The Blast Studio:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uQaHSZ0XfU

Thanks for listening!

Check out Josh's website here: joshdgray.com

Find Josh on Twitter @joshdgray

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Connect with Joe on Facebook @Joe Gray

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Joe's blog is here: http://jdgnotes541.blogspot.com/ 

Intro music by Zack Russell:

Check out Zack's Music Here!

His twitter is @iamsleeperhold

25 (Emerald Cup, Manfrotto Backpack & Ronin-M)

Since our last podcast we have been up to quite a bit. We finished a couple of videos highlighting the 35th Anniversary of the NPC Emerald Cup and have an additional BTS video coming out. Then we talk about our new Manfrotto Advanced Travel Backpack and we posted a review on our Youtube page if you want to check it out. Lastly we talk about our new DJI Ronin-M and we are very excited to start using it. 

Here is our promo/highlight for Craig Productions of the Emerald Cup show:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YD6k1yXevJ0&t=2s

Here is our review of the Manfrotto Advanced Travel Backpack:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptLgMP4ubzs&t=2s

Here is the highlight Joe made from the Emerald Cup show:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjM4Z1oOZ1o

Thanks for listening!

Check out Josh's website here: joshdgray.com

Find Josh on Twitter @joshdgray

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Connect with Joe on Facebook @Joe Gray

Instagram @g_grins

Twitter @JoeGrins

Joe's blog is here: http://jdgnotes541.blogspot.com/ 

Intro music by Zack Russell:

Check out Zack's Music Here!

His twitter is @iamsleeperhold

24 (Conversation W/Mark Mason)

Last weekend we worked along side Mark Mason at the 35th Anniversary NPC Emerald Cup and afterward we sat on a hill in Seattle to record an episode of the Fleeting Thoughts Podcast. This is an excerpt from that episode. 

For the full Fleeting Thoughts Podcast episode go to:

fleetingthoughts.libsyn.com

Check out Mark here: markmasonmedia.com

Here is Mark's Facebook: @MarkMason

Thanks for listening!

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Twitter @JoeGrins

Joe's blog is here: http://jdgnotes541.blogspot.com/ 

Intro music by Zack Russell:

Check out Zack's Music Here!

His twitter is @iamsleeperhold

23 (Filmstro, Music and More!)

In this episode give our first impressions on using the program Filmstro as well as talk about some other music resources for video. Then we talk a little about the Adobe Make the Cut contest and how to vote for that and talk a little about what is coming up for Fractal Focus. 

Check out our latest promo for Justin's Reel Repair which we utilized Filmstro for the music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grfvfgQQnAA

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22 (The Blast Studio Promo, Justin's Reel Repair and More!)

We finished the promo for The Blast Studio so make sure to check it out! We also have a BTS video out so check that out on our YouTube page to see how we made it. Then we discuss our trip to Coos Bay to shoot a promo for Justin's Reel Repair. Justin is an avid fisher and lover of the sport and it was great working with him. We got drone shots too! Make sure to follow us for that promo as well as more BTS footage to come. We teased another project and we are looking into getting the Ronin stabilization system soon.  

Check out The Blast Studio's Facebook to see the promo: https://www.facebook.com/THEBLASTSTUDIO/ 

Thanks to Ryan Nucci for helping with the motion graphics for The Blast Studio promo. Check him out here: https://www.facebook.com/ryan.nucci.3

Thanks to Zack Russell for providing music for the BTS video for The Blast Studio promo: Check him out here: https://soundcloud.com/iamsleeperhold 

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21 (Video Gig, Audio and BESThq Expo)

In this episode we talk about our recent video shoot for the musician Chris Stewart. Go check out his work at: http://www.chrisstewart.net/ We also talk about some considerations for audio recording and using the H4n. Lastly, we discuss our visit to the BESThq West expo in Beaverton, Oregon. If you are interested in checking out what they offer businesses and the community check them out here: http://besthq.net

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20 (Update Time!)

In this episode we talk about some of the things we learned from talking with a few accountants and a book keeper. We talk about a shoot for The Blast Studio that will be releasing soon, along with BTS. There is a really cool contest that Adobe and the band Imagine Dragon's is putting on where people get access to the assets and create their own version of the music video for a chance to win big. We had a photo shoot recently and we talk about that as well. 

Thanks for listening!

 

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19 W/Guest Chris Cutshall (Stomping Grounds Coffee House)

Chris is the co-owner of Stomping Grounds Coffee House which is located in Fairview, Oregon. Josh, Joe and Chris talk about the challenges and considerations of running a business and we discuss what it's like to be your own boss, "The American Dream", and more. 

Visit Stomping Grounds Coffee House and follow them on:

Instagram @sgcoffeehouse &

Facebook StompGroundCoffee

Visit FractalFocus.com

Thanks for listening!

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Joe: Instagram @g_grins

18 (Contracts, Email, Facebook Ads & More)

We got out first paycheck with our business name on it! In this episode discuss writing contracts, getting out professional emails from GSuite, Facebook ads and creating a survey for following up with clients. 

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17 (Super Bowl LI Ads Discussion)

Did you know that it cost companies 5 million dollars for a 30 second ad during this year's Super Bowl? In this episode we talk about those ads and what companies can get out of investing in a Super Bowl ad. We also talk about our favorite ads and what we liked about them. 

Links

https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/02/super-bowl-ads-waste-5-million/515682/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffreydorfman/2017/02/04/super-bowl-ads-are-a-bargain-at-5-million/#2b24ee9d7505

http://adage.com/article/news/super-bowl-supersized-4-5-b-ad-spending-50-years/302180/

http://www.adweek.com/digital/6-big-stats-show-what-super-bowl-ads-resonated-people-169501/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Super_Bowl_LI#U.S._television

 

Check out The Blast Studio  theblaststudio.com

16 (Run! Photo Shoot and Finding Music)

Welcome to another episode! In this episode we talk about our experience work for Run! Day Camp For Dogs shooting photos. We had a great time and they are a great company that have a real passion for dogs. This gig was part of a collaboration with The Blast Studio which is a great company that provides marketing solutions. After that we talk about finding music for some videos we are putting together for Cloak and Dagger Barbers. It is expensive to license music and royalty free is limited so there is a balance when you are on a budget. The videos turned out awesome BTW. 

Check out the Run! here: http://www.daycampfordogs.com/

Check out the Blast Studio here: http://theblaststudio.com/

Check out Cloak and Dagger Barbers here: http://www.cloakanddaggerbarbers.com/

Thanks for listening!