When Jeannie MacDonald was in third grade, Miss Campbell showed the class a painting of a barnyard at dusk as a writing prompt. Already a die-hard movie fan (and budding drama queen), Jeannie wove a Spielberg-worthy cinematic tale of sheep scurrying for cover …
Thanks to the power of your phone, making videos is easier than ever. You don’t have to be an Einstein to flip to selfie mode, press the red dot, and start talking. But as you’ve probably noticed on YouTube, just because you can make a video doesn’t mean that the video is good.
Ever get asked where you want to go for dinner and suddenly you draw a blank?
All the new places you’ve been wanting to try suddenly disappeared from memory. Your list of “old standbys” vanished too. “Where should we eat?” echoes loudly in your head. When it happens to me, I pull out my phone and find the local Eater list of best new restaurants in Portland.
Tell someone to get onto Client Access and start using it and they might look at you like you’re suggesting they take the next SpaceX ride. There’s a reason for their fear. Navigating an unfamiliar website can feel a little like you’ve landed on a new planet. Careful, don’t touch that! It might explode! Of course, there’s no button inside Client Access you can accidentally click that is going to undo all the financial planning work you’ve done together.
Let's clarify the obvious up front ... "vlogging" is a made up word that became an actual thing. Webster says the first known use was in 2002. In the years since, YouTube stars made the act of vlogging, not just cool, but a respected way to communicate, educate, and entertain.