Posts by "Laci Texter"

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How the World’s Top Three Airlines Approach Video Marketing

4 MIN TO READ Summer is almost here! Maybe that’s why this TripAdvisor list announcing the world’s top airlines got our attention. The warmer temps tend to bring lots of vacations to faraway places, making this a busy season for air travel. But which airline to choose? Because the travel industry is extremely competitive, each airline has to differentiate itself in order to stay…

Five Ways to Inspire User Generated Content for Video Campaigns

5 MIN TO READ Video has made it easier than ever for your customers to showcase your products and, ideally, sing your praises! These types of third-party videos are considered “user generated content.” Often thought by viewers to be more authentic than company-produced marketing videos, they can make your brand seem more trustworthy and help win new business. As the New York Times recently…

How to Use the Six Persuasion Principles in Your Video Marketing Campaigns

6 MIN TO READ Choice overload is a cognitive process in which a person has a difficult time making a decision when faced with many options. If it sounds familiar, it’s because it’s a universal problem. There are few industries left that are not hyper-competitive and crowded with options. Couple this with the fact that we are all bombarded practically non-stop with advertisements in-person,…

The Rise of the “Yuck Factor” in Online Video

4 MIN TO READ There are numerous ways to approach video marketing. There’s the explainer video approach, the interview approach, the webinar approach, and there’s the storytelling approach which we’re huge fans of here at SproutVideo. While there are many more, one trend that we have never explored is the idea of disturbing your audience with what we call the “yuck factor”.  Not sure…

How (and Why) to Use Video to Market to Baby Boomers

4 MIN TO READ What comes to mind when you read “baby boomers”? Is it a gray-haired grandmother baking cookies? A tech entrepreneur launching his second career? An empty-nester couple embarking on an around-the world adventure? Born between 1946 and 1964, baby boomers can be a hard group to nail down; the fact of the matter is they can have any or even all…

Your New Product Launch Video Marketing Plan

4 MIN TO READ Long gone are the days of bringing in communications last-minute for your new product or feature release. While it may have been enough before to send out a press release and schedule a press conference a few days before your big release, it’s now imperative that companies large and small take a more strategic, integrative approach. Today, video can help…

Long-Form Video: A Growing Trend in Marketing

7 MIN TO READ When you think about video marketing, chances are you think of videos that are 10 seconds to two minutes long. After all, we’ve all been told that nobody has the attention span for anything much longer than that. The accepted wisdom is that we must keep our videos short in order to get any views. What if we were to tell…

The Best Holiday Marketing Videos Get Emotional

5 MIN TO READ We are in the thick of the holiday season, and as usual, emotions are running high. Whether it’s stress, joy, comfort, or nostalgia, it can feel like a bit of a rollercoaster. As it turns out, almost all of these emotions are reflected in this year’s crop of holiday car commercials. Not content to show off a shiny car with…