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Educating Business Execs on the Benefits of Online Video

Posted by on Dec 8, 2011 in BLOG | No Comments

Scott Gilbert of Mesa Verde Solutions trains sales teams to talk about why companies need video. So you don’t have to.

Promotional Video Tips from a Serial Entrepreneur

Posted by on Nov 17, 2011 in BLOG | No Comments

The little things matter when producing a promotional video. Thecommich loves to share the wealth – especially in the form of great tips and tricks. Below is a video from serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber (am I the only person who thinks he looks like Harry Potter’s older brother?) with some really good, solid, basic tips […]

Overseas Filipino Workers get media ups with a little help from Thecommich

Posted by on Nov 11, 2011 in BLOG | 10 Comments

OFW’s (Overseas Filipino Workers) have been a  part of  the Filipino working population since the early 1900’s, and now play a huge role in Philippine economy – bringing millions of dollars each year to their family members in the Philippines and enabling their children to go to school and receive birthday presents. But what of […]

Ampliphi Media Feature on Intuit Small Business Blog

Posted by on Nov 2, 2011 in BLOG | 4 Comments

Yup, that’s right! Thecommich has landed on the Intuit Small Business blog.  I wish I could take credit for  being so incredibly popular/accomplished that Intuit couldn’t help but take notice… but really, this feature was the result of valuable networking opportunities that came my way (thecommich says: networking works. Get your business cards made! Get […]

Maximize your marketing spend with a video tag-along

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in BLOG | One Comment

“Efficiency” is not a word you often associate with the term “Marketing.” Yet, when marketing professionals are efficient in the use of their budget, and think outside the box for branding,  the results are usually pretty awesome. Consider the uber-successful e-zine Rue Mag. For the fashion editorial section of their recent anniversary issue, Rue Mag’s […]

Bianca Gonzalez – The Life of A Super Talk Show Host

Posted by on Sep 22, 2011 in BLOG | One Comment

Thecommich doffs her hat to Bianca Gonzalez – a long tall drink of brown beauty and vivaciousness, and a mainstay for ABS CBN talk shows such as SNN, Pinoy Big Brother, Entertainment Live, and Y-Speak.  An in-demand host, model, magazine editor, and active participant in Filipino youth affairs, Bianca continues to impress with her seemingly unflappable […]

BizTechDay adds content and value to its website through video

Posted by on Sep 14, 2011 in BLOG | 2 Comments

Thecommich is proud and happy to announce that the videos Ampliphi Media produced for BizTechDay are ready for public consumption! BizTechDay touts itself as “the most insightful voice of news, events & research for Small Business, Mobile and China Technology.” Recently, Founder Edith Yeung had an idea to add compelling content on these industries as […]

Two words: "Production Value"

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011 in BLOG | No Comments

A tale of two videos: both about trick bikers. Both showing impressive athletic and technical skill by two of the world’s top professionals. Both set to a musical background. Which one would you rather put your screen credit on? The first one, which looks like it’s captured by a home video camera, shows the rider […]

Do you want these guys doing your video?!

Posted by on Aug 16, 2011 in BLOG | No Comments

Thanks, Neil Galang, for sharing this scary/hilarious video after reading the previous post on how to choose one (wisely). I feel like putting on my Mommy Hat after this video and saying, “See? This is what happens when you don’t listen to me. THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS!” Please enjoy.

Finding the Right Videographer – 5 Questions to Ask

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011 in BLOG | One Comment

Finding the right videographer is somewhat like online dating: you have to know what you’re looking for, otherwise might just end up with an inbox full of undeserving, unattractive, antisocial weirdos, some of whom are trying to take advantage of you. There are a few ways to vet your videographer – one of them, obviously, […]