Implementing a live video experience for your brand is an incredible opportunity to bring your audience together. Whether you are filming product demonstrations or a roundtable interview, your audience can use your live broadcast as an opportunity to stay informed on what your business is doing. There are plenty of platforms available to produce your live broadcast, so it’s easier than ever for companies to do this. Below, we have a few pointers for businesses to consider before implementing a live video experience.
Video marketing is a distinct niche in the content marketing world, one that seemingly requires a bunch of work and expertise to effectively pull off. The good news is that this isn’t necessarily true! No matter what your company is doing the video realm or how you feel about video in general, there’s no denying the power and impact that video marketing can have for your business. Recently, Marketing Eye engaged Robotic Marketer in a discussion on LinkedIn Live, delving into the nature of video marketing. A 2018 study from Wyzowl reports that “81% of businesses use video as a marketing tool,” which is up from 63% in 2017. Going into 2020, it’s more important than ever to integrate video into your marketing efforts.
Video marketing is an undeniably expanding field; in 2019, 87% of marketers use video as a marketing tool. Brands can capitalize on the popularity of video to great success--but it’s important to avoid a few common pitfalls. In this article, I will explain the most common video marketing failures and how to avoid them for your company.
Failure 1: Creation Without Strategy
Sales Reps in the Business to Business space are always looking to find ways to work smarter, not harder. Looking for more creative ways to source leads, better ways to set those quality appointments to ultimately close them. Video Marketing has been a part of marketing strategies for years, but now it is making its way in the sales cycle. In the digital age, we live in reps are sending emails to prospects daily, whether completely cold or in response to an inquiry. Instead of that multi-paragraph, bulleted, formal and quite frankly dull email they are simply attaching a quick 2-3min video introducing themselves, their company and where they can add value. Implementing Video Marketing in prospecting emails adds value to your sales team by:
That’s because LinkedIn just released its newest update by allowing users to directly upload video to their newsfeed. So, if there’s a surplus of exclamation marks on this blog, just know that I’ve been waiting for this for a while now.
No, you’re not crazy, Millennials, in fact, are glued to their smartphones, I’m not joking there are facts to support it. According to a report done by Experian Millennials spend just about over 2 hours a day - 14.5 hours a week - on their smartphones. The report goes on to state that in fact, so much time is spent on their smartphones that it accounts for 41 percent of the total time that the American population spend using smartphones, despite Millennials only making up 29 percent of the US population.
But wait, it gets even crazier.