Category Archives: The Vid Biz

Capturing Complete

I honestly can’t count how many times I have captured all of the season 1 ROX episodes, but it’s been too many times.  Between all the issues I’ve had, there isn’t really an exact source to point the blame to.  … Continue reading

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Editing Schedule

I am currently between semesters, my last one at Ivy Tech and my first one at IU. In this downtime, I’m working in some editing of the “good” episodes of ROX that I have, which are a majority of season … Continue reading

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Summer Luxuries

This summer is wildly different than the last couple of summers.  I’m actually working a regular schedule!  That means we have the means to do more! I’m also taking my last semester at Ivy Tech, the school I have learned … Continue reading

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Educating My Business

While I’m currently taking classes to earn an Associates of Applied Science in Programming at Ivy Tech Community College, I try to use my business as a resource from time to time. This semester, I get to use it for … Continue reading

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Like a Phoenix

I am slowly but surely rising from the ashes of a dead hard drive. About a month ago, my brand new 1.5 terabyte Seagate hard drive crashed.  I tried a few tricks to try to recover the data, but none … Continue reading

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Crash and Freeze?

Over the past couple of weekends I’ve been working hard at getting ROX season one to the production phase.  I’ve authored all the DVD menus and have done most of the design of the case inserts.  I had all the … Continue reading

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Season One

I started working on ROX because of a passion.  This show is one of the few things that let me get away from the craziness and feel free from the uncertainty that was my life. When I “rediscovered” the show … Continue reading

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IOU

I’ll be buying a new computer within a couple days. It’s just a matter of finding the proper hardware for the right price.  Right now I’m leaning towards a Dell Optiplex 760, it’s a solid business class machine.  KSoB uses them … Continue reading

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Dying Update

I was filling an order for ROX season zero and upon testing the DVDs for playability, they would only play on my computers DVD player.  Not standalone units. I think it’s time for a new PC.

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Cutting Costs

This market has been bad on my personal and professional life.  My business has run out of money and I am being forced to cut all costs where possible. I have been on the fence about this, but I think … Continue reading

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Makin’ ROX Look Better

I’ve restarted this adventure I started over 3 years ago, by working full force on season 1 of ROX again.  I was working on 2 seasons and I believe I got way over my head.  There were just too many … Continue reading

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His Loss, My Gain

My last three days with Morgenstern Home Services was just like my first three days.  Disappointment. The first day was cancelled before it began. The second day I was called to go to a job to do these tasks: replace … Continue reading

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14 Days!

Today we delivered everything back to the Kelley School of Business MBA program.  I must say, I am quite astonished that I was able to complete this mega-transfer in a mere 14 days. Total time spent on each tape was about … Continue reading

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On a Roll

Since I finally received my equipment yesterday, I have begun on the bulk of this transfer for IU. I had never used this type of equipment before, and was somewhat frightened about using it.  I was also worried about what … Continue reading

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Please Boycott FedEX

I purchased a BetaCam SP player from a company who was simply “unloading” un-needed equipment. It was shipped on the 19th from California and should have been here already.  The original “estimated” delivery date was the 25th, but I guess … Continue reading

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Uncharted Territory

My business has just received two new jobs which are uncharted territory to me.  I have never done anything like this before, to some point it’s frightening.  It’s also something new that I can add to my list of products … Continue reading

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Spread Thin

Progress on projects I have undertaken has come very slow. Here is a list of things I am currently working or trying to work on: 1. Redesign my website. 2. Redesign all electronic menus for DVDs and packaging for my products. 3. Look … Continue reading

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I Need A Graphic Designer, or Become One

I have made some strides in this new website development.  However, there are some things that I still have problems figuring out. I have figured out this Joomla CMS tool that I am now using, but I need a graphic … Continue reading

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Starting All Over

Over the past couple of weeks I have been attempting to revamp my website.  I found a tool that in theory should help me do that.  It’s called Joomla.  It’s an open source database/document management/website tool.   There are many, … Continue reading

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A Change Will Do Me Good

One thing I truly need for lmlvideoservices.com is a new website.  Over the past couple of years I have used free templates I have found on the internet.  That has been a tremendous help as it hasn’t cost me anything … Continue reading

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