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10 Tips For Choosing The Right Background Music For Your Marketing Video

Choosing the right background music is an important step in making a successful marketing video, here are some tips to help you make the right choice

MikS MusicIn this post I won’t be convincing you to start using background music in your videos, I assume you already know how it can help (if not, here’s another post on that very subject). Here, I’ll give you some tips as to what to consider when searching for the right background soundtrack for your marketing videos.

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20+ Online Resources To Boost Your Filmmaking / Video Production Career

Want to make better videos and to become a professional video producer? Here are 20+ great Web sites to get you started.

MikS MusicI wouldn’t call myself a professional video producer, but as a composer I regularly work with filmmakers and get good exposure to the video making side of things. Here I put together a quick list of helpful resources that cover a variety of topics, everything from learning the technical aspects of making professional videos, to keeping up to date with the industry news, running a video production business, finding clients, and so on. I plan on adding to this list regularly, so follow me onĀ Google, Twitter, or Facebook to get updates.

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Read This Before Using Copyright Free Music In Your Marketing Video

Is copyright free music a good choice for small business marketing videos?

MikS MusicThese days, many video makers are searching the Web for free music to use in their YouTube videos. In response to the demand, many YouTube channels and Web sites started offering what they call “copyright free music”. While it may seem that free “no copyright” music is no-brainer, let’s see what “copyright free” really means and if it is indeed such a good choice for small business marketing videos.

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8 Hottest Royalty Free Music And Copyright Questions On Twitter

Want to add background music to your videos but confused about YouTube copyright rules? Answering some of the hottest music licensing and copyright questions from Twitter users

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MikS MusicWhen you start using somebody else’s music in YouTube videos you may run into all kinds of situations with copyright. These days, many YouTubers take to Twitter to find answers to their questions. In this post I will be answering some of the most common questions concerning royalty free music and YouTube copyright claims. Follow me on Twitter for the real-time answers.
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YouTube Video Marketing Real-Life Examples

See How Big and Small Companies From Various Industries Use Video and Royalty Free Music for YouTube Video Marketing

MikS MusicAre you looking to get started with YouTube video marketing by learning what others do? In this post you will find some real-life examples of how big and small companies from a number of industries use video and royalty free music to promote their products and services on YouTube.

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How to Quickly Resolve AdRev For The Third Party Copyright Claims on YouTube (with Infographic)

Don’t get annoyed by AdRev for the Third Party copyright claims. Typically, these claims can be resolved quickly and easily. Infographic below.

MikS MusicMany YouTubers get upset and annoyed by getting copyright claims from AdRev For The Third Party for using background music in their YouTube videos. Even more so, if they actually had the permission (or purchased a license) to use that music on YouTube. Many see this claims as fraudulent or at the very least unjustified. In this post, I will briefly explain why AdRev is sending you the copyright claims, how the claims affect your videos, and how you can quickly and easily resolve the claims.
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Digital Fingerprinting and How It Affects My Clients

Announcing digital fingerprinting of my music

MikS MusicStarting November 2014, all music available for licensing at MikS Music will become digitally fingerprinted by AdRev. In this post I will explain why I choose to implements digital fingerprinting and what this means for my customers.

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