Big Slate Media Team

Using Trello for Social Media Management

Effectively managing social media accounts isn’t easy, and organization is key. Whether you manage multiple channels for a variety of clients, or you’re just trying to make your cat Insta-famous, planning and keeping track of all your content is vital to a solid social media strategy.  There are countless tools out there to help with

YouTube Channels Getting Us Through Quarantine

Binge culture isn’t just reserved for Netflix and Hulu. It’s just as easy to go down the YouTube rabbit hole and find yourself watching hours and hours of videos. At least, that’s what our team of twenty-somethings is doing a lot of these days.  During this time of social distancing and working from home, we’ve

Ultimate Drone & Aerial Videography Guide

Here we are… a drone blog. Never imagined you’d be here did you? Yet here you are. Nerding out and talking about flying cameras. Welcome…  We thought it’d be cool to share with you some of our experience and opinions when it comes to our aerial film and photography gear and techniques. It’s no secret

2020 Knoxville ADDY Award Winners

We've officially reached Don Draper status... meaning we accepted some advertising awards with an Old Fashioned in hand. Each year, the American Advertising Federation (AAF) facilitates and hosts the ADDY Awards, the world’s largest advertising competition. The awards represent the true spirit of creative excellence by recognizing all forms of advertising from media of all

Reflecting on 2019, A Message from Jonathan

I’ve been struggling with how to start this post because I want to be careful about how it comes across. We’ve had an amazing year, and I love sharing the success of this company, the team and our clients with anyone that will read it. But, more than anything, I want this update to be

5 Traits of a Solid Video Production Pro

Video production folks are an interesting breed, but what makes the best of the best?  People in the production industry are, well, people! They have their own personalities, processes and quirks. However, there are some general characteristics that can really help a production professional stand out and achieve more.  Whether you’re a videographer hoping to

Best Video Production Company – Knoxville Big Wigs

We feel like the biggest wigs of all after the 2019 Knoxville American Advertising Federation Big Wig Awards. Our team was incredibly honored to take home THREE Big Wig Awards this year, including Knoxville's Best Video/Film Production Company. Additionally, our own Jess Gutman was awarded Best Social Media Specialist, and our newest team member Katelynn


One of the latest and greatest methods for engaging your audience is Instagram stories.  More than 500 million people are daily active Instagram story viewers. It's a great way for businesses to increase brand awareness, get on the top of people's feeds, and drive engagement with their followers. Stories allow you to connect with people