Lawn Care Business Forum Lawn Care Business Book Lawn Care Business Blog Lawn Care Software
Home Forum Contract & Flyer Templates Blog Software Videos Podcast Calculators / Estimators Store Mower Review Design It Yourself Lawn Business School

Go Back   GopherHaul Landscaping & Lawn Care Business Marketing Forum > Lawn Care, Landscaping, and Property Management Forums > General Talk

General Talk If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.

1st YouTube Post


General Talk

If it doesn't fit anywhere else, post it here.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 04-05-2010, 01:45 AM
swstout's Avatar
swstout swstout is offline
Steve
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Canastota, NY
Age: 67
Posts: 1,082
Rep Power: 9
swstout is on a distinguished road
Default 1st YouTube Post

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Jemp6rF7X8

This is my first YouTube Post. Looking for criticisms, comments, and suggestions.

Steve


__________________


Reply With Quote

Stop guess-timating. Learn how to estimate and make money! $$$
Mow Time Estimator Lawn Care Price Estimator Mulch and Topsoil Calculator Snow Plow Estimate Calculator


  #2  
Old 04-05-2010, 04:43 AM
picframer's Avatar
picframer picframer is offline
Andy
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posts: 2,885
Rep Power: 11
picframer will become famous soon enough
Default

Lawn care business tipsLawn Care Business Book
You did a good job bud, great information you can pass on to clients and prospects.
__________________
Andy
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 04-05-2010, 06:29 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,951
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Steve that is very interesting!

Can you share with me some of your insight as to your goal of your video? What would you like it to do for you?
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 04-05-2010, 07:04 AM
swstout's Avatar
swstout swstout is offline
Steve
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Canastota, NY
Age: 67
Posts: 1,082
Rep Power: 9
swstout is on a distinguished road
Default Video

Quote:
Originally Posted by Steve View Post
Steve that is very interesting!

Can you share with me some of your insight as to your goal of your video? What would you like it to do for you?
My main goal is to raise my search engine presence. Itís very easy to raise SEP with a local presence but very difficult for a global presence. I have it linked to my Twitter, Facebook, blog and MySite accounts.

Iím getting about 1,000 hits to my site a week and want to get it to 5,000 (my next goal), and then keep growing.

The account I have with VidioGoRound.com ($49.95) allows me to create 50 videoís a month so I can use it the same way I use my blog. Itís easy to use and has 6 different characters and voices.

I have not used tags as of yet, but, am learning about them and how to use them.

I posted it on YouTube about 3:00 this morning and have had 17 views so far. Have had 91 hits to my site since midnight but don't know if any of them are from the video.

Steve
__________________


Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 04-05-2010, 11:36 AM
XtreemGreen XtreemGreen is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Pasco, Fla
Age: 45
Posts: 429
Rep Power: 8
XtreemGreen is on a distinguished road
Default

Nice video Steve, but why did you computer generate all of it? Why noit use your face and real voice??
__________________


In Memory of My Dad..1943-2008..Gary "Snuffy" Smith
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 04-05-2010, 12:25 PM
swstout's Avatar
swstout swstout is offline
Steve
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Canastota, NY
Age: 67
Posts: 1,082
Rep Power: 9
swstout is on a distinguished road
Default Computer generated

Quote:
Originally Posted by XtreemGreen View Post
Nice video Steve, but why did you computer generate all of it? Why noit use your face and real voice??
There are a few reasons.

(1) Available time
(2) I donít have a video camera or experience in using one
(3) This way is easy to edit without re-doing everything
(4) At $49.95 per month itís cheaper than a video camera
(5) Itís a good way to start and get a little experience
(6) I can work on it in stages (when not on calls or general life interruptions)
(7) I can create it in a word processor, process and edit it, and then copy and paste it into the program
(8) I can use content in blogs I have already creted

As time goes by, I get better organized, and more at ease with the process of making videos, I probably will use my real face and voice.

Steve
__________________


Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 04-05-2010, 03:12 PM
XtreemGreen XtreemGreen is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Pasco, Fla
Age: 45
Posts: 429
Rep Power: 8
XtreemGreen is on a distinguished road
Default

Talk to Steve about doing videos.... Dont you have a web camera?
__________________


In Memory of My Dad..1943-2008..Gary "Snuffy" Smith
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 04-05-2010, 07:49 PM
jessechaveriat's Avatar
jessechaveriat jessechaveriat is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Knoxville, Tn
Posts: 72
Rep Power: 7
jessechaveriat is on a distinguished road
Default

boy his teeth are white! organic toothpaste????
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 04-06-2010, 05:00 AM
picframer's Avatar
picframer picframer is offline
Andy
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Posts: 2,885
Rep Power: 11
picframer will become famous soon enough
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by jessechaveriat View Post
boy his teeth are white! organic toothpaste????
I would guess Steve has given him an office job to start, wait till he is put in the field for a few days, it will take more than Organic toothpaste to keep those teeth white, especially from whincing in pain laying sod or spreading top soil....lol

Better yet, let him plant all those flowers Steve's better half bought, that should be a good start.
__________________
Andy
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 04-06-2010, 05:22 AM
Steve's Avatar
Steve Steve is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 37,951
Rep Power: 10
Steve has disabled reputation
Default

Quote:
My main goal is to raise my search engine presence. Itís very easy to raise SEP with a local presence but very difficult for a global presence. I have it linked to my Twitter, Facebook, blog and MySite accounts.
I didn't even think about that. But that makes sense. It should increase traffic!

I'd love to see you doing them, but I know how time consuming they are to make.
__________________
- Subscribe to my Lawn Care Marketing Blog Feed and get daily tips sent to you. Free!
Download your Free trial of Gopher Lawn Care Software.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Youtube commercial jeffm1 Introduce Yourself 15 01-04-2010 10:48 AM
Youtube Gurus! Steve GopherHaul Lawn Care Business Show, Video, Book & Podcast Discussions. 0 09-21-2007 02:12 AM
Another youtube lco commercial Steve Lawn Care Marketing & Post your marketing material for review! 1 05-09-2007 11:57 PM
Addicted to YouTube tiedeman General Talk 2 09-10-2006 12:53 AM

» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Whats up??
Cpadgett
05-27-2016 10:57 AM
Yesterday 08:48 PM
by Cpadgett
4 72
Your Time Lawn Care
yourtimelawncare
Yesterday 01:12 PM
Yesterday 01:12 PM
by yourtimelawncare
0 19
Is it too late?
Cpadgett
05-28-2016 09:10 AM
Yesterday 11:36 AM
by Steve
5 103
Firefighter gone Lawn...
Firehouselawn@hotmail.com
03-10-2016 04:50 PM
Yesterday 11:32 AM
by Steve
8 9,718
help with sole...
greenbuds
03-24-2016 12:21 PM
05-27-2016 12:20 PM
by Wolf4dk
3 9,437
To mow weekly or Biweekly
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-11-2016 04:09 PM
05-26-2016 04:45 PM
by lawngawd7
9 369
Help a Brother Out -...
Hedgemaster
01-23-2012 04:19 PM
05-26-2016 04:34 PM
by Crossett73
91 33,756
Hello from Alabama
pruzilla
05-25-2016 01:20 PM
05-26-2016 08:14 AM
by pruzilla
2 72
Hello from Centreville!
Daveylawns
05-23-2016 09:04 AM
05-24-2016 04:08 PM
by Steve
1 90
Laying new grass, Sod...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-23-2016 10:07 AM
05-23-2016 08:41 PM
by Steve
1 84
I need some aeration...
rootytalbot
08-14-2015 12:32 PM
05-23-2016 09:06 AM
by Daveylawns
10 3,804
Prolin
rmccutchan
05-21-2016 04:53 PM
05-21-2016 06:36 PM
by rmccutchan
2 102
Upgraded to a new mower
Stevenor92
05-17-2016 08:17 PM
05-20-2016 07:08 PM
by Stevenor92
8 241
Intro
LaraRahmani
05-18-2016 02:54 PM
05-19-2016 02:43 PM
by Steve
2 132
Best Push Mower You Have...
markty
05-14-2016 03:46 PM
05-18-2016 07:34 PM
by Stevenor92
4 212
New mower!!!!
Stevenor92
05-18-2016 03:46 AM
05-18-2016 06:39 PM
by Stevenor92
2 138
Say Hello !!!
Steve
03-19-2007 11:18 AM
05-18-2016 02:59 PM
by LaraRahmani
1,249 435,290
Stupid idea?
hopolb33
05-13-2016 11:25 AM
05-16-2016 11:22 AM
by Steve
1 180
Planting SKYBOUND CEDARS
FrankieeLawnz
05-13-2016 03:59 PM
05-16-2016 11:21 AM
by Steve
1 166
Edging Fad...
Tree geek
05-10-2016 11:29 PM
05-15-2016 11:12 PM
by Tree geek
2 216
Business Overload
Chilehead
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
05-13-2016 11:15 AM
by Steve
11 425
Hello from great state...
Cel1980
05-11-2016 09:00 AM
05-13-2016 11:07 AM
by Steve
2 186
Did this job free to...
JJand M Lawncare
05-02-2016 02:33 PM
05-11-2016 03:54 PM
by JJand M Lawncare
10 464
How to tell Cust. to...
GeeGood
04-09-2008 09:55 PM
05-09-2016 07:08 PM
by JJand M Lawncare
16 5,558
Echo SRM 230 trouble.
Jack Rabbit
05-08-2016 06:16 PM
05-08-2016 11:22 PM
by Just for Cuts
1 172
Toro ZTR Issues
rsanchez1203
05-06-2016 09:27 PM
05-07-2016 10:26 AM
by Steve
2 193
Correct way to quote a...
WarriorLandscapingCAN
05-02-2016 11:52 AM
05-03-2016 10:59 AM
by Steve
1 320
» Popular Tags
advertising become an entrepreneur best mower be your own boss break business education business help business management contractor hacks deck lift dethatcher edging entrepreneur entrepreneur education estimates free lawn care fuel problems fuel pump half moon blade hydro increase customers jjandm lawncare landscape landscape design landscaping landscaping design company landscaping richmond va landscping lawncare lawn mowing lawnservice lowering grade marketing mulch new business planting plowing raising grade residential lawn care richmond va richmond virginia lawn care roundup safety scag snowblower snow plowing snow shovel solo solo backpack sprayer start a business start a lawn care business start business start up swzt toro timecutter tree tree pics tree service video walk behind what to charge work from home
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.1.0

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:45 AM.


(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:45 AM.

(C) 2011 Riggs Publications - Terms of use & Privacy Policy