7 Reasons Why Your Website Should Have Video

In a world where content is king, your website and video can and should live together. Media Images made its debut solely as a video company. Web and other services joined the program as a result of our need to supplement our video services and bring our expertise of high quality, creative media online. Plus, many of our clients live stream, which gives us the opportunity to build customized live streaming platforms (or integrate existing solutions) to help them reach a broader audience. Needless to say, we know web and video are better together. Here are seven reasons to [...]

By | 2017-03-09T10:01:44+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Our Thoughts, Trends, Video, Web|

Four Ways to Make Your Video Accessible to a Wider Audience

Closed Captioning, Transcription, Translation and Subtitling – Four Ways to Make Your Video Accessible to a Wider Audience Everyone should see your video. That’s the goal, right? You’ve put your intellectual capital, energy, money, and, heart and soul into the video you’ve made. As you get ready to launch your new content, ask yourself if there are any target audiences that you may have forgotten about. You many not realize it, but if your video isn’t closed captioned, you’re potentially losing 28 million views – that’s how many deaf people reside in the United States. That number rises drastically when you [...]

By | 2017-03-07T10:11:24+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Accessible Media, Our Thoughts, Video|

How To Best Utilize Your Church Volunteers

Get the most out of your volunteer staff for your church’s production. Volunteers are a huge part of church production. They’re the behind-the-scenes unassuming superheros who pull off every weekend service—many, if not all of them, unpaid. Pastors often push for more people to get involved, while those who are already serving, especially in production, cringe at the word “volunteer.” Typically, what comes to mind is sub-par work, creativity, and commitment—and sometimes it’s tough to find people who have any experience in production at all. It can be discouraging to pastors and staff when churchgoers consistently reject the offer [...]

By | 2017-02-16T12:56:53+00:00 February 13th, 2017|House of Worship, Meetings & Live Events, Our Thoughts|

What Can Live Streaming Do For Your Organization?

Going live with a webcast or streaming broadcast can have a huge impact on your business. Video is predicted to be one of the hottest marketing mediums this year. But don’t take our word for it: Cisco says global consumer consumption of video content will reach 82% of all traffic on the Internet by 2020. Tubular Insights says more people than ever before are watching video on their mobile devices. The Global Web Index cites the great potential for using live streaming to build your brand. Benefits of a Live Stream Broadcast Live stream takes your message and extends [...]

By | 2017-02-13T16:53:15+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Live Streaming, Meetings & Live Events, Our Thoughts|

Thinking Beyond AV for Your Event

From strategy to social media, there are so many ways to make your event great. One of the most common and effective ways to promote and execute an event is by using technology. Just attend any modern-day event and you’ll see the marks of technology all over it. The lights, the cameras, the big screens displaying what most of the room can’t see on the stage—it’s no secret ingredient to a successful event. It’s been said that technology is both a blessing and a curse. While technology can have the most seamless integration of convenience and speed in our [...]

By | 2017-02-03T10:38:06+00:00 January 30th, 2017|Meetings & Live Events, Our Thoughts|

Top 10 Reasons to Ramp Up Video Marketing in 2017

If you want to stay competitive, your company is going to need video marketing in 2017. Cisco says 69% of all Internet traffic this year will be video. Syndacast takes it even further – they’re predicting 74%. Even if the reality falls somewhere in between, these are some powerful numbers that your business should pay attention to. Whether it’s live streaming, product advertising, or posting something short and sweet on social media, telling your story with video is now the best way to capture an audience. Let’s look at some of the most compelling reasons to ramp up your [...]

By | 2017-02-03T12:08:02+00:00 January 22nd, 2017|Our Thoughts, Trends, Video|

Why Is Everyone Talking About Drones?

In the world of video, drones are a disruptive influence. Much has been written in the field of information technology about how the Internet has “disrupted” the world as we know it, by putting the power of handheld digital devices at our fingertips. A disrupter is generally associated with a powerful, earth-shattering force that changes how we live and work. In the video world, drones are exactly that powerful. What’s the Buzz about UAVs? Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or drones, are currently available for both consumer and commercial use. In business, they are currently being utilized for:      Search and [...]

By | 2017-01-30T12:49:30+00:00 January 15th, 2017|Our Thoughts, Video|

Facebook Live? Livestream? Both?

Facebook rules. It’s a brilliantly savvy monetized social media platform that’s getting almost everything right. Just look at the numbers: 1.79 billion people use Facebook each month. 1.18 billion people log into Facebook daily. Many marketers agree that Facebook is still the reigning champ of social media. One of the latest updates in the past year included Facebook Live - a live-streaming video service that most agreed was a move to compete with the rise of Periscope and the now defunct Meerkat. Facebook Live allows businesses to run a real-time feed off a computer or mobile device and post on their business page as [...]

By | 2017-01-30T12:50:08+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Live Streaming, Our Thoughts, Trends, Video|