As a marketer or decision maker in your company, you’d love to find a lucky break. Something your competitors aren’t taking advantage of. So what if there were a platform hiding in plain sight, broadly overlooked within your industry? Here’s the thing: there is.
Marketing your business these days may seem less straightforward than the TV ads of the past, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be easy. In fact, with the right mix of video content you can attract customers more effectively and more economically than ever before. Read on to learn the best ways to use video content in your marketing.
Let’s say you’ve worked with Media272 and produced some great video content, and now you want to use the content to promote your business online. You’ve heard Facebook offers a powerful advertising platform that helps you find the best potential customers in a fast and cost-efficient manner. But where do you begin?
New technology can provide ample opportunities to improve our marketing and branding. Just as often though, it seems to spawn new threats. Deepfakes – faked videos made by machine learning algorithms – can now convincely imitate real people, from CEOs to politicians to celebrities. The software takes real videos and uses them to create convincing fakes, allowing any individual to record a video using someone else’s face and voice.
Marketers and managers have thrown around buzzwords like “SEO” for years, often with little understanding of what they mean, much less how they work. SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, is one of the key pillars of online marketing. To put it simply, it is the process of getting more traffic from unpaid sources – most notably search engines like Google.
If you aren’t familiar with video testimonials, you may be wondering – what’s the point? Why concern yourself with legality if you have no plan to use them? Let’s consider for a moment why testimonials are useful: obviously, when comparing two companies with a similar product, we want to choose the best. So it follows that the product with great reviews from a range of sources is going to inspire more confidence than one without. But just how powerful are these reviews?
Growing a business can be challenging and fun, but sometimes it has an unfortunate side effect: more customers. With customers come revenue, and as a business you obviously want to avoid both of these things. Lucky for you, we’re here to help. Here are some warnings about the types of strategies that are known to attract customers so you know what to avoid.
You don’t live under a rock, so by now you probably know the power of online video. It raises a customer’s confidence in your company. It leads to dramatic increases in revenue.1 But even so, not all video is created equal. The videos that work in one industry might not be the best choice for another. So how do you decide which video marketing materials are best for you?
As technology evolves, so must our approach to advertising and marketing. To thrive in the face of competition, we must adapt or die. But what can we learn from our old ways?
When we move from one medium to the next, we can find valuable lessons within the reasons we adopt a technology in the first place. Let’s take a look at how media has evolved over time and how you can use these insights to hone your marketing strategy.