Taking the Plunge with Mixpo

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Real Estate Agent with Missy Caulk TEAM
My First Experiment with Mixpo

I took the plunge and ordered Mixpo from Activerain. Thanks to Brad Andersohn, walking me through it the first time, I was able to put this first video together. Brad promises me he is going to be doing a step by step tutorial on it. There are so many things you can do with it that it will take me some time playing around with it to get good. I think I deleted and started over so many times my eyes were crossed. Yea, I said "absolutely" way too much.

Last Saturday we were at the Michigan spring football game, and while I was there, I did a quick interview with Paul Bunton, the Chief of Police in Saline, MI. I have known Paul for a while both through Saline School meetings and Saline Chamber of Commerce Events. Chief Bunton has been Chief since 1994, coming from the Ann Arbor Police Department.

Mixpo is a dynamite program that we are fortunate to have the ability to use through Active Rain. To read more on it, read Brad Andersohns post on Getting Started with Mixpo. Take the plunge like I did.

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Missy Caulk
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David, get the bigger one, the batteries run for 1 hour instead of 30 minutes. It will be worth it. $149.00. Target had them on clearance this week for $90.00. Also try Amazon but if you can find them on clearance your cheapest way to go. Go blue !  Shall we tailgate together? Ha 
Apr 20, 2008 07:07 PM #39
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Debbie Summers
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Good for you Missy...  I have my Flip Video and I'm trying to use mixpo tonight...  can't wait!
Apr 20, 2008 07:12 PM #40
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John Ford
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wow! nice job!
Apr 20, 2008 07:34 PM #41
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Jennifer Fivelsdal
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Missy - Great first attempt, good interview.  What I appreciate most of all is that you love to dive right in and then encourage us to follow.
Apr 20, 2008 07:55 PM #42
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Donna Paul
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Missy: what a great job?.... I think that having this really gives you the edge to promote your area.... If I had to move to your area. I will definitely look you up....

Apr 20, 2008 10:20 PM #43
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Marchel Peterson
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Missy, I don't know how  you keep up with everything.  I was very IMPRESSED!

Apr 20, 2008 10:32 PM #44
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Christy Powers
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I thought you did a great job. You held pretty steady and you seemed comfortable behind it! 
Apr 20, 2008 10:46 PM #45
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Cyndee Haydon
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Missy - great job - I loved it - can't wait to see more...I need to learn how to move the text around you're right we need Brad's tutorials (hint hint) :)
Apr 20, 2008 10:47 PM #46
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Cindy Lin
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I think that's great! I am very hesitant to dive into the video thing myself, mainly it's because I rarely watch business type of videos myself, unless it's funny ones. Maybe I will test it out at some  point..

thanks for sharing ;) 

Apr 20, 2008 11:45 PM #47
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Missy, I am working on the tutorial, but today was a day off.  I went and finally met my brother, that particular post has bumped it's way to the top for now.  Mixpo tutorial very close behind it!  OMG!!!  What a day today was!  Thanks for the nice twitter by the way...   :-)
Apr 21, 2008 01:18 AM #48
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Stephanie Edwards-Musa
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Missy,  LOL with the Ugghh.  :)  You sounded great, like you have done 50 of these!  I think I am going to try and do one on Wednesday..a solar intallation. 

Hey, where were YOU?  :)  We would love to see you face too.  ;o) 

Apr 21, 2008 07:48 AM #49
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HI Missy you are the next Katie Couric I agree :)
Apr 21, 2008 08:26 AM #50
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Karen Moorhead
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I understand how hard it is to do make a video.  Was the softward easy to learn?  I wish I had more money to spend on all these cool items.  Have to lead with revenue NOT expenses. I would like to be able to work with this sometime this year.  We'll see.

As always, way to go Missy.   

Apr 21, 2008 09:24 AM #51
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Laura Cerrano
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Missy, You did a phenominal job, I loved it! I have not been able to get into Brad's post to get the tutorial and I can see everyone else apparently can but I loved it--Great work!
Apr 21, 2008 11:00 AM #52
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Candis Hidalgo
Real Estate Marketing - Go Smart Solutions - Arroyo Grande, CA

Very cool - Overall, how easy is it to use, edit, add stuff, etc? I have a video editing program I currently use but it's has some limitations that really bug me! Just wondering if it would be much different with this (although from what I've read and seen here on AR, it seems to pretty impressive). Thanks for sharing Missy!

Apr 21, 2008 12:04 PM #53
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Tina Howell
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Way to Go Missy!!!  I love that you are jumping in there with MixPro and video blogging.  But, I am most impressed on the topic.  What a cool idea to have your police chief talking Saline public safety at the game!!!  Between the game spirit and the great things he had to say I'm ready to move to Saline!!!  Perfect subject for video.
Apr 21, 2008 05:07 PM #54
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Kimberly Grant
Exit Leon Crawford Realty - Huntsville, AL
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I liked it Missy!!  I have been watching the different attempts to use it.  I have not really heard a lot of negatives about it.  I am thinking of taking the plunge myself.  I just don't want to get something I can't or won't use because its not as easy as I thought.  I need SIMPLE!!
Apr 21, 2008 08:24 PM #55
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Lane Bailey
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Ok, I'm going to take the plunge into Mixpo.  I'll be remixing the video I did for the contest so that it can be a good comparison...
Apr 23, 2008 10:31 AM #56
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Elizabeth Cooper-Golden
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Missy, Great video! I would have never guessed this was your first.  I love the idea of personal interviews and will be doing many of these with my new flip camera!  Good job Missy.

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Missy, when will the learning stop?  Once again, great information that I will find useful.  I just need to become familiar with it and start using it.

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