May 2, 2016 by Bill Haley

When a campus tour looks like a music video

  The Hill School is a private college prep school in suburban Philadelphia that draws students from across the U.S. and 25 foreign countries. They do things a little differently at The Hill, and that includes the way the school is marketed. When it was time to produce a campus … Read More

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Read Letting a patient tell the story
March 2, 2016 by Bill Haley

Letting a patient tell the story

When Leslie Sorg found out she needed a heart transplant, she turned to HelpHopeLive to help her get through the ordeal. HelpHopeLive is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping transplant patients and catastrophic injury patients raise funds for their medical expenses. HelpHopeLive asked us to help tell Leslie’s story … Read More

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Read An easy way to make your site responsive
February 18, 2016 by Bill Haley

An easy way to make your site responsive

Updating your website to a mobile-friendly responsive design doesn’t have to be difficult. Foster Delivery Science manufacturers specialty polymers for the medical device industry. We had built their website years ago, before mobile was a consideration. It was created on the Drupal content management system. The update was straightforward: We … Read More

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Read Website Attacks, Oh No!
February 2, 2016 by Pete Bretz

Website Attacks, Oh No!

What’s there to worry? It seems like much of my time these days involves dealing with WordPress vulnerabilities, network attacks resulting in websites being compromised, or worse, websites being taken offline.  The evolution of Content Management Systems (CMS) has made management of website content much easier but has made management … Read More

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Read How long should my video be?
February 1, 2016 by Bill Haley

How long should my video be?

One of the questions I hear a lot from clients is, “How long should my video be?” Here’s an interesting stat: The average length of a video on Facebook is 55.3 seconds, but the average view duration is 18.2 seconds. It’s no secret that attention spans have gotten shorter. The … Read More

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Read 6 secrets to a successful live webcast
January 26, 2016 by Bill Haley

6 secrets to a successful live webcast

Doing a live webcast is a lot like doing live tv. It requires careful advance preparation and the coordination of numerous moving parts. Get it right and you can dazzle a worldwide audience. Get it wrong and … well, you don’t want to get it wrong. Here are six key … Read More

Posted in Live HD Webcasting
Read Is your website ADA compliant?
November 10, 2015 by Pete Bretz

Is your website ADA compliant?

Website construction in our early days involved taking a company print brochure and translating it into some basic HTML with JPGs and Gifs. Everyone remembers the animated construction worker used to denote ‘content not ready yet’. Yup, we were guilty of using that a few times. These days there are … Read More

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Read Is there something missing in your marketing video?
November 10, 2015 by Bill Haley

Is there something missing in your marketing video?

Have you noticed there’s something missing in most of the marketing messages you see? In a word, it’s … … authenticity. We live in a world of carefully crafted and highly polished commercial messages that extol the virtues of a brand, a product, a company or a cause. This is … Read More

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Read Better interviews, better b-roll
November 10, 2015 by Dan Mendenhall

Better interviews, better b-roll

I wanted to share a few tips to for setting up better video content. This article is designed to give our clients a better understanding of how to utilize time with a film crew and get the best out of the time allotted for a shoot. These principles can be … Read More

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Read What were you doing 22 years ago?
August 3, 2015 by Bill Haley

What were you doing 22 years ago?

This month Allied Pixel celebrates our 22nd year in business. Which got me to thinking about the early days. Do you remember what you were doing in the summer of 1993? I do. I was shooting a tv commercial for a radio station in Baltimore. Back in those days, we … Read More

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