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7 Best Practices for Restricting Sharing for Business Video

5 MIN TO READ Videos aren’t just for marketing. They can also be leveraged for internal communications, training, collaboration, and in client deliverables. In those types of scenarios, it’s critically important to be able to restrict your audience to a select group. In this post, we’ll walk through seven examples of when curtailing sharing is necessary, and best practices for securing your videos with…

Improve Your Testimonial Videos With These Six Secret Techniques

6 MIN TO READ Testimonials are a powerful way to encourage new customers and to build your brand identity. Yet they have to be done properly to be effective. Testimonial videos that feel rote, generic, or coached aren’t going to inspire trust in your brand — quite the opposite. If you want to create testimonial videos that customers really listen to, you need to…

How to Use Video Analytics to Measure Traction In Each Stage of Growth

5 MIN TO READ Traction is the early support from your target customer base that allows you to quite literally “get the ball rolling.” Like a runner sprinting off the line, you need good grip to get started. If the support is continuous, and grows in numbers, the runner moves faster and more efficiently as they accelerate. The runner, of course, is your business,…

How to Hire Freelancers for Business Video Production

6 MIN TO READ The standards for business video are incredibly high. Any problems related to the audio, visuals, or post-production can derail the final product, leading to reduced viewer engagement and unhappy clients. This applies whether the content is destined to be a commercial, shared online, or for internal communications. For that reason, video production companies rely on freelancers with highly specialized skill…

How to Create Effective Product Videos with Emotional Storytelling

4 MIN TO READ It’s a hard truth that not every product is exciting. They might be incredibly necessary, they might even solve important problems, but at the end of the day, they are still… boring. However, that doesn’t mean the stories told about these products have to be boring. In fact, using video, you can demonstrate the exact opposite. The key to success…

Firefighting: How to Use Video to Respond Quickly Online

6 MIN TO READ It’s one of those days. Everything is going wrong – products are failing, websites are crashing, and customers are grumbling. Worse, they’re posting about it online for the world to see! Before things get out of hand, you need to start engaging with your customers in a helpful and meaningful way. That’s where video comes in. Video can be a…

8 Fresh Ideas to Seamlessly Incorporate Video at Your Next Conference

6 MIN TO READ Photo Credit: g-stockstudio on Shutterstock Video is everywhere, and your next business conference should be no exception. After all, it’s one of the best ways to showcase the work of your company and employees, and can help engage attendees. However, video can be a distraction, or even feel intrusive if it’s not incorporated with intention. So, how can you strike the right…

Exactly How to Design an Effective Training Video Series

6 MIN TO READ (Photo Credit: GaudiLab on Shutterstock) Video has exploded as a training tool, and it’s no wonder. Video is highly engaging, and studies have shown it can boost retention and learning compared to other forms of instruction. Not so long ago, we shared how you can successfully design, implement, and analyze a video-based training program for your employees. In today’s post, we’re taking…