Content creation

Content Creation Inspiration: Where’d You Get That Idea?

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Brands have produced some monstrously creative videos over the last several years. But what makes a video creative? What imbues a video with a story, heart, connection, interest, and engagement? What makes a viewer swoon, even a little? Today we’re going to look at the earliest stages of content creation – inspiration. What inspired this inspiration? I had been sifting …

digital media marketing

Video Content Marketing: Increase Interaction Through Immersion

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You’ve got some great new video(s) to put out on the Interwebs? Great! The leading companies, organizations, and brands on the web use video content in some capacity. The trend now continues to grow past simply producing and posting. Video content marketing is not simply displaying content to be shared. Video content marketing is the use of video to engage …

video production

Video Content Marketing: Turning Footage Into Multiple Videos

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Have you ever noticed that some videos just don’t get you? When I notice that, it annoys the crap out of me. I wrote recently about video audience. Today I will be looking at a few simple ways to create video content that emphasizes certain elements (that appeal to certain people) more than others – so your audience can feel like you …

Video audience

Video Audience: Get Real.

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Content is king. There, I said it up front, so you weren’t waiting to see if I would blindside you with it later. In integrated marketing, the statement “content is king” holds a lot of water – but not all of the water. You will benefit from getting savvy to timing, location, method, and audience.  These are just some of …

Video Streaming

Video Streaming vs. Video Conferencing

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Confused about all the different options for integrating live video into your events? The number of options out there is staggering and growing every day, everything from video streaming to video conferencing. But as long as you are clear about what you are trying to accomplish, and what features are essential for you, it is not that hard to find …

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Digital Media Marketing Means More Than Just a Website

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It’s 2016 – do you know where your web presence is? It would be best found tied between several digital channels – social media, blogging, SEO, paid search, and of course, your website. So take a look – are you still running some archaic HTML site as your exclusive digital presence? Really? Are you exclusively listening to Backstreet Boys singles …

Shorter Promotional Video

You Need a Shorter Promotional Video. Here’s How.

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You may have the best product or company this side of the Rio Grande, but come on, do you really need 15 minutes to convey that? Maybe, but what if you don’t need to say everything you think you should say in order to effectively reach your audience? What if less is indeed more when it comes to video marketing? …

Integrated Video Marketing

Video Marketing: Why Video Guys Should Care About Integration

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It’s 2016, and I still hear people say things like “oh yeah, all we need is a good video and we’ll start getting seen.” Unfortunately, although content remains king, there is more to the kingdom than the throne. At this point in YouTube, even cat videos are competing with cat videos for attention. That’s why “video guys” can’t cut it …

Video Interview

Shooting Video Interviews That Actually Work

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I’ve recently found that I love conducting video interviews. It turns out that doing an interview is WAY more fun than just rattling off “the right questions” behind a camera and hoping for “the right answers.” Shocking, I know. In fact, I now look forward to finding out more about each subject personally, bringing my own enthusiasm to the table …

Engaging Video Content

Create Engaging Video Content. Please.

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I hate watching cheesy videos. I hate dealing with lame pop-up ads. I hate the list of “steamy” article advertisements at the bottom of major websites. I hate feeling like content creators are blatantly trying to cast a wide net of clickbait and prompt unnecessary eye rolls from me. I hate video content that is not engaging and drives me …