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    Erin Hayes

    Erin's a producer, writer and content lover. She's worked with MediaBoss since 2008. In 2010, she quit her marketing and freelance writing jobs and came on to lead MediaBoss full-time.
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    When Is It Wrong to Use Stock Photos?

    We all use stock photos. We do. You do.

    • It’s fast
    • It’s easy
    • And you can find great ones for cheap or even free

    Then why is it wrong to use stock photography?
    Because:

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    3 Easy Ways to Transcribe Video

    Why should you transcribe video?

    Before we discuss how, let me answer the why

    You just spent all this time producing a video, can’t you just post it and move on the next project on your To Do list?

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    4 Common Misconceptions About Video Production

    ]Businesses small and large are creating and distributing video content more than ever.

    Despite its popularity, the process involved in producing a successful video is often misunderstood.

    Clients come to us feeling overwhelmed by the complexity of the process just as often as they come to us expecting it to be a snap.

    In this post, we clear up four common misconceptions about video production we've come across in our years as video producers.

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    Our Top 10 Favorite Halloween Movies

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    7 Stats About Video Marketing to Make You Look Smart

    Great news! According to Aberdeen's 2015 Marketing Report, marketers have significantly shifted their goals from Viral Views to Engagement.

    As video marketers, we've gone beyond the one dimensional video success story and moved on to the concept called the 'multi-touch campaign'.

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    MediaBoss Television Pilot Partners Wins People's Telly Award

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    Framingham, MA September 9, 2015 - The Telly Awards has named MediaBoss Television as a winner in the 36th Annual People's Telly Awards for their dramedy television pilot titled Partners. In addition to recognition from the Silver Telly Council, the judging panel that selects the Telly Awards winners, the Internet community helps decide the People’s Telly Awards winners. With nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, winning the People’s Choice is truly an honor.

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    Buzzwords, De-buzzed: 10 Definitions For Video Production Jargon

    The first time I was on set I was a writer at the Boston Herald but transitioning to the Video Production World. It was one of the first gigs I went on with our now-Creative Director, Ian Barrett. We were filming a firefighter auction in a Boston bar for a television pilot. He asked me if I saw any 'AC' around.

    It was winter. The dead of January. I thought he was nuts. Why would he be looking for air conditioning right now? [Spoiler: He wasn't.]

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    Production Firm Knows Who's Boss - MetroWest Daily News

     
    By Bob Tremblay/Daily News Staff

    Credit for the name MediaBoss goes to Ian Barrett, the creative director of the Framingham-based production company.
    “The name derived from two sources,” explain Erin Hayes, the firm’s CEO and co-owner. “First, it's a very powerful engine - the Boss 302 engine. The other part of this is the Boss Level of a video game - the hardest level to beat.”
    Located at 92 Blandin Ave., the company was launched in 2008 with Hayes and Paul Bouley as owners. The four partners – Hayes, Bouley, Barrett and Nick Clarke - all reside in Framingham.

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