Deepfakes and Video Fraud: Should You Be Worried?

              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… Read More

Expert Tips to Improve SEO with Video

              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… Read More

Is it Legal to Use Paid or Fake Testimonial Videos?

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… Read More

How To: Keep Customers Away from Your Business

            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… Read More

6 Easy Ways to Drive Sales with Video

              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… Read More

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4 Strategic Insights from the Evolution of Advertising

              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…. Read More

5 Video Marketing Tips to Attract More Customers Than Ever

                With each passing day, video is changing the marketing landscape. According to Forbes, 75% of business executives watch work-related videos at least weekly. Merely using the word “video” in an email subject line boosts open rates by 19% and increases click-through rates by 65%. So, how do we better leverage the power of video? Here are… Read More

Value of Video

As we get into the swing of 2018, it’s important to pause and examine what’s changing in marketing — and boy are things are changing fast. Videos have become increasingly prevalent as a means of communication, from news feeds to emails and the homepages of websites. However, this is hardly surprising when you look at the power they hold.

The State of Online Video in 2018

    Consider, for a moment, the latest staggering stats. Worldwide, people watch an average of 5 hours and 45 minutes of online video weekly—a 34% increase from 2016, based on the results of Limelight Network’s “The State of Online Video 2017” consumer survey. By 2021, a million minutes of video content will cross global IP networks every second, according to Cisco; at that… Read More

Don’t Miss the Networking Revolution

Not so long ago, you could walk into any office in the country and watch people patter away at typewriters. These bulky machines were an essential tool of the workplace, but as computers grew more common, the typewriter quickly became defunct. So, too, is the traditional paper Business Card. People have given out cards to promote themselves for hundreds of years, but like so… Read More