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Featured Studio Owner

Home Video Studio MO
Home Video Studio - Lee's Summit

Date: 09/17/2009

If you could bottle the ingredients that comprise a successful Home Video Studio owner, what might they be? Creativity? Technical skills? State-of-the-art equipment?

If there was a recipe for an elite Home Video Studio performer, how would you measure them? A dash of personality? A pinch of luck? A dose of confidence?

Therein lies the beauty of our business! The recipe and ingredients for a successful Home Video Studio owner is as varied as the people who make up our wonderful family. But there is ONE ingredient that must be in abundant measure-a daily diligence to fundamentals. And one owner who exudes the essence of this necessary ingredient is our September 2009 Studio Owner of the Month, Chad Godfrey.

"Owning my own audio and video production business has always been a dream. Robert Hanley and the support of the Home Video Studio franchise have a lot to do with our success. The franchise is a 'video business system' that's proven and works very well, just like plugging into a conduit flowing with electricity. Their training and constant encouragement are there to always keep us focused on what's important, the fundamentals of running the business to constantly keep it successful."

Chad, who runs his Home Video Studio in Lee's Summit, MO has been with HVS for nearly five years. He started part-time but, armed with his signature faith and confidence, decided to go full time within five months. That move paid off as Chad has never looked back, garnering Rookie of the Year in 2005, Studio Owner of the Year 2006, and the President's Award in 2007. Chad also has thirty-one Hanley Awards. Most importantly, Chad is on the roster of the top sales performers nearly every week. Grossing between $5,000 and $7,000 a week is not uncommon with Chad, whose best week ever was over $15,000!

Chad is particularly excited about his new storefront, which opened in July of 2009. That first month saw over $19,000.00 in sales! This beautiful new location boasts many amenities including a front reception area, an edit suite, a production/shooting area, a private office, and a screening room.

Chad and his wife Suzie have two children, Madeline and Ethan, and are expecting their third, Emerson (girl), around Thanksgiving.

Chad Godfrey
Home Video Studio - Lee's Summit
Lee's Summit, MO
chad@homevideostudio.com
(888) 636-8885

Home Video Studio MO
Lee's Summit MO

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"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!

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!

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