BUSINESS VIDEO MASTERCLASS

LEARN HOW NOT TO GUESS

BUSINESS VIDEO MASTERCLASS

LEARN HOW NOT TO GUESS

MASTERCLASS | QUOTATIONS | ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FOR FILMED-VIDEO BUYERS TO ASK

PART 2 - AVOIDING MISTAKES WHEN GETTING QUOTATIONS

Additional questions for filmed-video buyers to ask

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These are all questions for filmed video buyers, designed to find out if there are any hidden costs that may not appear in the initial quote, but somehow find their way into your final invoice.

This way, you’ll discover your options in advance:

Will camerawork be 4k Ultra HD or in lower standard 1080 HD? Does this make any difference to the cost?

How big a crew do you recommend? 1, 2, 3, 4, or more? How does this affect cost?

Do you provide coaching for interviewees? Guidance notes for interviewees? Is it free

Is a teleprompt included for interviews? Is it necessary?

Are crew/cast travel or subsistence costs included in the quote? If not, then make a guess.

If a shoot overruns what additional costs might be incurred?

You'll cover yourself by asking these additional questions of filmed video producers.

One final question to ask

Ask “how much time has been allocated in the quote for final tweaks and amendments of the finished video?”

Most videos need a couple of hours minimum, sometimes more on longer or more technical projects.

If their quote doesn’t show this, or only adds, say, ½ hour, then there’s obvious corner-cutting to win the business embedded into your quote.

And don't be shy of accepting Unlimited Revisions.

This now concludes the 12 questions to ask video producers before you buy. I hope you took it in a fun spirit and adapt accordingly.

BUSINESS VIDEO Q&A

MAKE EFFECTIVE VIDEO AND AVOID MISTAKES

TIPS YOU CAN USE ON YOUR NEXT VIDEO

  • 1 How to make your video more effective
  • 2 Mistakes to avoid when you start a new video
  • 3 What you overlook that's costing you money

BUSINESS VIDEO Q&A

MAKE EFFECTIVE VIDEO AND AVOID MISTAKES

TIPS YOU CAN USE ON YOUR NEXT VIDEO

  • 1 How to make your video more effective
  • 2 Mistakes to avoid when you start a new video
  • 3 What you overlook that's costing you money
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