Running and growing a video life story business This is part 2 of our interview with Mike O’Krent (listen to part 1 here). In this episode, you’ll hear Mike talk about public speaking and how it can grow the public’s awareness of our services. (Hint: Check out Toastmasters for improving your speaking skill and spreading […]
How volunteering for Steven Spielberg sparked a career saving stories (This is part 1 of our interview with Mike O’Krent. Listen to part 2 here.) Mike O’Krent was volunteering for an organization in Austin when he learned about Survivors of the Shoah, a foundation created by Steven Spielberg to interview and record the stories of Holocaust […]
Photos contain hidden clues, and Maureen Taylor knows how to find them. Maureen Taylor’s early career as a curator exposed her to lots of photos. But it wasn’t until she opened shop as a photo historian that she discovered just how many unidentified photos people have. Frequent questions she hears: Who is in the photo? What […]
Recording and Editing Video Legacy Stories In part 1 of this episode, Rich Polt talked about the lead-up to recording day. Today, he breaks down exactly what happens when he and his crew show up to film the storyteller. He also discusses phase 3 of the process: editing the footage. When he first started Acknowledge […]
Rich Polt started his legacy video company in 2016; three years later, it’s growing by leaps and bounds. (This is part 1 of our conversation. To see part 2, click here.) Rich Polt left a lucrative career as owner of a public relations firm to pursue his passion—helping people record their legacy stories on film. […]
Christine Norton has expanded her life story business by taking on business licensees.