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Featured Studio Owner

Mike Bartlett
Home Video Studio - Indianapolis

Date: 04/13/2018


Meet Mike Bartlett, one of our newest studio owners from Indianapolis, Indiana. With a lifelong love of art and photography, as well as a longtime social relationship with Robert Hanley, Home Video Studio ownership was just a matter of time.

Mike attended college at Vincennes University and graduated with an architectural engineering degree. His video interests surfaced during this time as well, and he begin shooting and editing documentary videos with a friend.

Like many college students Bartlett spent his summers toiling at a summer job – his choice being installing swimming pools. Unlike many college students he had an entrepreneurial bent, bought the pool company, and built it into a profitable business that supported him and his family through his young adult years.

Sometimes you realize what's been sustaining you may not carry you to the finish line. Mike looked around and saw the sheer physical toll his business takes on a body. Backbreaking work in the scorching sun does not a happy retirement make.

Bartlett went back to school to study project management. There he learned a lot of technical, computer stuff and programs like CAD and Photoshop. Then, having only a vague idea of what Home Video Studio was about, he started to ask Robert some questions and liked what he heard about Home Video Studio ownership.

Armed with a work ethic, a creative spirit, a customer service attitude, and an entrepreneurial drive Mike opened his studio on October 1st 2017, and is now providing video services on the south side of Indianapolis. His goals are simple: "I just want to make a good living doing what I love."

Congratulations Mike!

Mike Bartlett
Indianapolis IN

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Here's what we'll cover at Show 'N Tell Saturday.


MAKING MONEY
The number one thing we'll cover is making money in the video business. I'll cover pricing video as well as collecting the money. What's the difference between a $500.00 video and a $5000.00 video? Are you leaving money on the table? I'll teach you how we do it! Oh... what about a $30,000.00 video?
ADVERTISING & MARKETING
This is the great unknown for most people who attempt to enter our industry. How do you get business and find clients? I'll share with you.
TRAINING & SUPPORT
I'll cover our 12 month and 21 day in person training program in depth. How do we take you from where you are now to where you want to be? We are very good at this as long as you can take that first step and get to Show 'N Tell!
STUDIO EQUIPMENT
You'll be in my studio all day so we'll definitely get into the nitty gritty on equipment and gear. How will you outfit your studio? Do you have current equipment that can be used? Maybe and if so that will save you some money.
FINANCIAL GOALS
Home Video Studio is a short cut to success. You may be looking for both financial success and creative achievements - money in the bank and an Oscar! We make no promises except to put you in an environment with others who have the same vision. Our mission is to help you achieve success as you define it.
CREATIVE GOALS
Not everyone is out to make a fortune. Home Video Studio is a very fun and exciting business and lifestyle. Want to turn your hobby into a real live functioning studio? We can do that for you. Want to get your family involved in the business? We'll help train them. This is a very family friendly business.
TRANSITIONS
We'll discuss transitions and getting started. Going to quit your job? Come out of retirement? Convert a 401k? Will you work the studio part time until you can go full time? We will start designing a plan for you at Show 'N Tell Saturday.
FUNDING
We are experts in funding and financing. If you need us to help you find the money we would be happy to. It is easy to convert a 401k or IRA with zero penalty. Many people do a refi or a home equity loan. There are other avenues as well. One of the things we do on Saturday afternoon is cover financing. It's not that difficult. If you need consultation on funding call us.

We suggest you bring your spouse/partner to our Show 'N Tell Saturday. That's our treat. You'll know a whole lot more about running a Home Video Studio by end of day on Saturday!

Schedule your own One-On-One Show 'N Tell to find out if this business is right for you!

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Join us for our next webinar!

Aug 17, 2018 at 4:00 PM EDT.

"Making Money With Video"

In forty-seven minutes we'll cover:

  1. What makes HVS the perfect business for the right person.
  2. The basic principles that drive our business.
  3. The training and support you will receive.
  4. Home-based and Studio Store options.
  5. Ramp up times - how quickly can you be profitable?
  6. How you can start part-time or full-time.
  7. Your questions and our answers.
Show 'N Tell: A first glimpse
john and tammy
"Tammy and I came to a Show 'N Tell Saturday. The initial conversation was Robert talking about what it is to be a Home Video studio Owner. Of course we'd listened to the CD's over and over in our car for a couple of months. I think Then we had the presentation and we signed right there at the end of the presentation."
- John Montgomery - Newark, OH.
tony and lori
"Our Show 'N Tell Saturday was on May 11, 2002 - Mother's Day weekend! We were already operating our own video business, but we wanted to run it at a higher level with better equipment. We needed a plan and a system like the one offered by Home Video Studio. If you're thinking about HVS, you should go to Show 'N Tell Saturday."
- Tony & Lori Melendez - Amherst, OH.
Call 317-358-5932 or 1-866-714-1956 to reserve your spot! Or Email Robert@homevideostudio.com. Space is limited. Travel paid for qualified attendees!
"You may say I'm a dreamer But I'm not the only one I hope some day you'll join us"
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