True content creators should always be prepared to
capture the moment
to be shared on the web! This little guy is small, handy and records in HD. It's great to grab interviews at an event, get quick footage of a speaker. What's great about this specific camera is the audio output. You can attach an external mic for optimal audio quality.
This camera is great for professional quality video. It's one of the few that records HD footage as well as has a firewire output-- super helpful for livestreaming. Why not use it to record a video podcast, or perhaps
make your own music video
Livestream.com is a fantastic service that allows real-time video streaming on the web. The services offers free tools like
. Purchase a Premium Channel as a gift to remove ads and allow streaming in HD.
4) For the
This is a midrange DSLR camera with the ability to take video. For the photographer pro, it works with multiple lenses including older Nikkor lenses. You can also can take video. Entry level version is D5000, but you can only use a subset of the lenses.
Shine up content editing by purchasing an Apple. This computer comes pre-loaded with great content creator tools, like
for easy video editing and
for fun music mixing and recording. Add on
Final Cut Express
($199) for more experienced movie editors who love fancy effects.
What's on the holiday wish list for your marketing department? What products do you recommend for small and medium businesses taking their first step towards content production? Tell us in the comments.
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