All You Need to Know to Get Started in Video and YouTube

Young woman recording video via camcorder and tripodChecklist: The essential tools – made simple.

By Sandi Leyva
The Complete Guide to Marketing for Tax & Accounting Firms

How you shoot your videos depends on what tools you need.

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The most important thing in all of this is there are two sets of skills:

  1. Shooting the video – this is closer to presentation skills than anything else
  2. Editing the video – this requires some creative experience and the right tech tools


You don’t need video-editing skills if you are doing screen capture or even talking heads. It’s much easier to keep shooting takes until you get it right than it is to do complex video editing.

We’ll break this down into two types of tools, those for screen capture and those for studio shooting.