Why Humor Works in Advertising and YouTube Campaigns

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Couldn’t we all use a good laugh today? Brands can and should use humor in their advertising to reach their audience, perhaps now more than ever.

There’s no doubt that video marketing grabs the attention of consumers. A well-told story provides entertainment while selling a product your customers actually need.

If you’ve created one advertisement, you’re likely aware of the

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Five Signs Your Visitors Want More Mobile Videos

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Creating videos as an extension of any marketing campaign is already commonplace, and even smaller brands are now focusing on creating mobile videos. Still, you may not do nearly enough of them and the reasons are always the same:  you don’t have time or the budget. We get you.

Even if neither of those is an issue for you (lucky … Read more

Top 103 Video Production Companies in the US (1 of 2: Alabama-Maine)

Video production companies are having a tough time right now. As little as three weeks ago, when businesses talked marketing, video marketing was at the center of every trend. Now, a huge percentage of video production is on pause, and even though it’s difficult to travel, local video production can still be done. Small crews and social distancing mean you … Read more

3 Content Marketing Ideas that are both Popular and Practical

Digital marketing keeps evolving with rapidly advancing online technology. As much as we scream to ourselves, “Make it stop!” brands must put on our big boy boots and also evolve to stay relevant to consumers. While the world keeps turning, one thing stays the same: the importance for brands to stand out from the competition and connect with target audiences. … Read more

How Do You Know if Your Storytelling Videos are Working? Check These 7 Metrics

The world of marketing has seen a shift toward analytics in recent years. Business leaders are more conscious than ever about trackable success across marketing initiatives, which is great news for marketers looking to prove ROI and optimize their efforts over time.

That shift is just starting to move toward video. Many marketers are still measuring analytics as a whole, … Read more

Tips for Marketing with Stories on Instagram and Facebook

The Stories feature on both Instagram and Facebook has gotten extremely popular recently. This is a way to provide compelling yet short-lived content for your audience that’s highly visible.

The Benefit of Creating Stories

Snapchat introduced the Stories feature several years ago. However, both Instagram and its parent company Facebook adopted it and quickly surpassed Snapchat. Instagram alone has 500 Read more

You’re Doing Content Marketing Wrong

Content, content, content! It’s all about the content they say. Too bad a lot of people are doing it wrong. Instead of thinking about one great video, that one perfect email blast, that viral social media post, riveting blog, or article…  think about everything working together in an ecosystem of content that puts your brand in front of the right … Read more

Why You Desperately Need a Content Calendar (and How to Put One Together)

 

In today’s digital marketing world, content is not only king; it’s the whole chess set. Almost no brand can sustainably succeed without visual, emotional, and snackable content that draws your audience in, piques their interest, and convinces them to consider you as a solution to their problems.

But that’s not the end of it. Many marketers don’t yet realize … Read more

Four Incredible Powers of an Authentic Testimonial Video

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There’s a reason people all know the phrase “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Have you ever sent a text or private message to someone, only to have them misread or misunderstand the point you’re trying to make? Or tried to write a description of your vacation spot to email to a friend but were unable to capture it … Read more

Ten Techniques to Ignite Your Instagram

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Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. No doubt you, like everyone else in the modern world, has an account on at least two of the big three Behemoths of Social. And when businesses start social media marketing, these platforms are always the first three most start with because you (and everyone else) are already comfortable with them. Now, brands and businesses are jumping … Read more