Following the flock or making a stand?

Wow! Have you read about the new campaign by more than 90 big brand advertisers who are planning to quit advertising on Facebook as part of the ‘Stop Hate for Profit’ campaign? It really is something when huge brands like Unilever and Coca-Cola publicly share that they are going to stop using the platform. Facebook […]

Three ways to boost business after Easter Lockdown

We have looked to see what we may be able to do to support other businesses at this time. We have looked at our skillsets and have stripped back some of our services to be able to provide no-frills support packages for business.

The Masked Singer: Keeping it Secret.

How have ‘The Masked Singer’ kept the singers that are revealed a secret, when it’s a pre-recorded show? I must admit, I wouldn’t normally watch talent shows but I was curious about how ‘The Masked Singer’, when pre-recorded, manages to stop the audience revealing on social media who is behind the masks. The crew, talent […]

Making It ‘Feel’ Like TV

Most video producers want their content to be as professional as possible. We want ours to feel as professional as a TV programme. I’ve done broadcast TV for over 20 years, and when I started Bellyflop in 2008, online video was little more than random short films on YouTube. It was quite rare for businesses […]

Clear Brief = Great video

Video making should be an enjoyable process! The most successful video projects are the ones with the clearest briefs. By successful I don’t just mean the video achieved what it set out to do, but also the video-making process has gone well and been stress free too. Bellyflop enjoy working with third sector customers. One […]

Blogposts: Are they effective?

Blogposts can take up a lot of time as they take planning, reviewing and scheduling. So is it worth your time and what benefits do they bring to your business?  Drive Traffic To Your Website This is your opportunity to get creative with your content and add some personality to your business. By spending time […]

How Does Video Supports Print?

Different media forms are supposed to be sworn enemies, but many businesses are seeing the value of building a marketing strategy that includes various communication platforms to target their customer base. Often those businesses that deal solely with print struggle in this digital era, however, print still does have it’s benefits and these need to […]

Social Media Live Videos: Staged or Natural?

Going Live on Facebook and Instagram has been an increasing trend over the past couple of years and why do so many businesses see the benefit? Let’s look at 5 important benefits: 1. It creates unique content that no one else can replicate 2. It’s cost effective because it grabs attention 3. You can generate […]

Is your business ready for Instagram’s changes?

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Instagram are going to be rolling out new features over the next couple of months that could possibly change how small businesses use the platform altogether! Bye bye “likes” Instagram announced that posts can be liked, however, the number of likes on a post won’t be able to be seen by your audience. This can […]