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use video to market your clothing store

How do you level the playing field when it comes to competing with other indie clothing stores, or bigger, well-established boutiques? One word: video.

A thoughtfully executed video marketing campaign will show off your wonderful clothing to customers. With videos promoting product features, expert fashion tips, and how to videos, you can showcase the brands you stock, the beautiful colors and flattering fit of your clothing. Here’s how to motivate your audience to click “buy” with video.

Corporate Video You can Make in Your Office

Getting started with corporate video can feel really intimidating. Sets, equipment, scripting – there are a lot of moving parts. It can be hard to know where to begin.

We’re here to tell you that it’s actually not that bad. In fact, you can film plenty of video from where you’re sitting right now – at the office.

We’ve gathered the top seven types of corporate video perfect for filming in an office setting. We also included an overview of the gear you’ll need to produce it. Keep reading to get inspired, and start cranking out video!

budget video hacks

So you want to make an amazing video, but your budget isn’t massive? No sweat!

The greatest videos aren’t necessarily the ones that have the resources and production values worthy of a Hollywood blockbuster. They’re the ones with heart.

That’s good news if you don’t have a huge budget. And here’s some more news that’ll make you smile – we’re going to show you how to do it.

In this post, we’ll share six practical, easy to follow ways to make a killer video with limited resources. In no time at all, you’ll be ready to make engaging, shareable videos that gets your audience talking.

Face your fears about being on camera

Butterflies, jitters, dry mouth, vertigo, even mild nausea – all symptoms of the fact that you’re just plain uncomfortable in front of the camera. From our experience, that’s very common. In fact, it’s normal.

But, it doesn’t have to be that way. In this post, we cover thirteen of the best tips for overcoming your fear of the lens to help you face the camera confidently.

how to make a video go viral

The question: “What makes a video go viral?” is asked a lot, but the answer is usually rather vague.

An Australian company decided to remove the mystery from viral video and pinpoint the common features of videos we all enjoy watching and sharing. Using their knowledge of virality, they made eight videos, which got an amazing 500,000 comments and 1.6 million likes. What you read next will have a huge impact on the way you make video.

how to make authentic videos

Authenticity is frequently cited as an important part of successful video marketing campaigns. But, experts rarely share practical advice on what exactly constitutes an ‘authentic’ video, or how to make authentic videos.

Often, this industry buzzword means videos that feature real people rather than actors. Customer testimonials are not only more believable, they’re usually more compelling.

In this post, we’re going to look at the most authentic type of video marketing campaigns – those featuring real customers. We look at how to recruit the right ‘real’ people, and how to get the best out of them.

Convert shoppers in your sales funnel with video

Even seasoned video marketers wonder from time to time whether they’re creating the right videos to push viewers along the various stages of the sales funnel. Are your marketing videos moving viewers from the awareness phase through to the purchase phase? Are there any gaps in your video marketing strategy?

In this blog, we look at the different stages of the sales funnel and share tips for making videos that will move the viewers along it at each stage.

charm viewers with smart video marketing

Audiences are tricky to manage. Say the wrong thing, and they can quickly lose interest in your message. A little charm goes a long way to ensuring viewers engage with your video and stay firmly on your side.

A viewer that has been well and truly charmed is one that will tell others about the video they have seen and help you to share your message. In this post we’re going to look at what makes a charming video and how you can amp up the charm factor in your own video. We share practical tips on building a community of loyal fans, from authenticity and regular posting, to the art of storytelling.

Use Video Email To Reach Customers

You’ve met a potential customer, and they seem really interested. What’s your next move?

When you’re back at the office you could send them an email, but that’s hardly going to set their world alight. Video mail, on the other hand, is a surefire way to get their attention, tell them more about your service, and take your business relationship to the next level.

In this post, we’re going to look at the most effective ways to use video to get your message across.

What Not To Do When Working With Children or Animals

We’re usually advised to avoid working with small or furry subjects entirely. They’re renowned scene-stealers, and are notoriously hard to corral, much less direct.

However, marketing videos that amp up the cute factor are more likely to get noticed. To help you take advantage of that simple fact, here are twenty things to not do if you’re featuring children or animals in your marketing video.

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