Emotions. Everyone's got them. There is no doubt about it, emotions drive action. That sentiment is as true in our personal lives as it is in business. When something conjures up a feeling, you are more invested. Now apply that to video strategy. The best videos are the ones that tell a great story, and a great story is one that authentically appeals to your
Video Strategy Part 2 — Distribution
So you have this incredible video. You sent it out to your internal teams, encouraged everyone to share, uploaded it to YouTube and now you wait. You wait for the marketing fame to roll in. You wait some more. Unfortunately, each time you obsessively check, your view count wasn’t nearly as impressive as you’d hoped and no one is sharing it. Don’t stress! After you’ve spent time, energy, and
Video Strategy: Part 1 (Content)
I play chess with my son. He’s 8. And he’s pretty good. He’s beaten me fair and square a few times. It got me thinking. What’s his strategy? So I asked. His answer was simple: Keep the King Alive. Strategy doesn’t have to be complicated, but it has to work for YOU. We get into conversations with marketers all the time about their video and they usually start and end
Branded Online Video Content — The New King?
Advertisers are trending in the direction of branded content. Meaning an online video series is sponsored by or supported by a certain brand. This can range from shows designed for TV that for some reason never made it to news programs. In large part, Hulu’s success is based upon this content model and recently even YouTube had to admit that they have missed the boat and