Ben Ward Music
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Tag archive: youtube [ 22 ]

What it Takes to Broadcast Live

This is the gold standard, obviously. The NFL on broadcast TV is the best of the best. But after designing and installing two new web broadcast systems this year, this makes me happy. What we did was so far from this, but so much of the “live” aspect is the same. Best line: “Ultimately when it comes down to it everything that we’re trying to do is all about telling a story and giving the producers and directors the tools […]

YouTube Channel Strategy

Launched my wife Olivia and her sister Hannah’s new push on their YouTube channel yesterday. I’ve been going over to the YouTube Next Lab in NYC and learning all about the platform. Before the first workshop I thought I knew the basics but after I realized how much time I have to learn. The combination of trackable links (we’re using goo.gl) with annotations in the video is particularly strong. Our schedule we’re starting with is a new 10-15 minute episode […]

New Song. New Video.

We got a new Canon 60D for filming video so this was a test run. I thought I’d record a little worship chorus that I wrote with Stephanie White around Easter. Enjoy! Thanks to Gregg Farah for filming!

Yours – New Song!

The sessions are back!  New tunes, covers, etc., etc., from a brand new “studio.” It happens to be my office :). This is a new tune I wrote about missing a certain someone…who might be on a certain TV show…that might be called The Biggest Loser ;). Download here.  Play here: Yours I am yours, you are mine We belong to one another When we hurt our hearts break We run for cover in one another BRIDGE Though you’re far […]

Stand Up Among Us

Jesus told us that where two or three are gathered in His name He would be there. The problem is, most of the time we make Him sit in the back while we do our thing. This is a prayer that He would “stand up among us.” That we would sit before Him while He reveals His power, His grace, His love, Himself. Much thanks to my father-in-law, Keith Curlee, for teaching me this! Download here.  Play here: Stand Up […]