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How to Produce High-Quality Animated Videos for Business

7 MIN TO READ In this guest post from Yum Yum Videos, an explainer video production company, learn the secrets of how they produce compelling animated videos. How can you produce a high-quality animated video? Is it magic? Is it luck? Of course not. There are many factors that need to be addressed to end up with an appealing and effective animated video. Also, many…

Exactly How to Make a Professional Screencast Video

5 MIN TO READ One of the simplest, most common types of video out there is also one that so many companies manage to get really wrong. We’re talking about screencasts. They’re everywhere, and they’re usually too long, boring, and suffer from easily correctable faults. Whether they’re out of focus, or hard to follow, there are easy solutions to these problems. If you’ve ever wondered…

How to Attract the Best Candidates With Recruiting Videos

6 MIN TO READ The New Year is all about new beginnings. It’s no surprise many people start their job hunts in January. In fact, one of the largest job sites, Monster.com, sees a 70% spike in job searches in January. So, how can you be sure that your company stands out from the competition for talent? Use recruiting videos to establish your company’s…

The 5 Key Ingredients for Powerful Corporate PSA Videos

7 MIN TO READ Some companies would prefer to stay as far away as possible from controversial issues. However, people have begun to expect more from brands. It’s not enough to have a good product, you also have to be a good global citizen. But, it’s clearly dicey, at best, to take a stand. Just look at the recent scandal that engulfed Papa John’s…

B2B Storytelling Lessons From Google, Square, and Amazon

4 MIN TO READ Last year, we saw retailers and other B2C companies diving into storytelling with enthusiasm and plenty of Hollywood flair. Recently, it seems as though B2B companies picked up the torch and really ran with it. Telling B2B stories requires a heavy dose of authenticity, or they won’t ring true. They also have to be really compelling, or risk being a…

Overcome Five Common Obstacles to Using Internal Video

5 MIN TO READ Video is a fantastic medium for communication because it’s so engaging. You may think it it is worth the effort for marketing, but what about communicating internally to your employees? Of course, there are some common obstacles to using video, which can make people hesitant to take the plunge for internal communication purposes. In this post, we outline five different challenges companies often face,…

How to Make Better Business Video with Storyboarding

5 MIN TO READ You already know you need a camera and a script to make a video for your business. But, did you know you also need a storyboard? A storyboard is a powerful planning tool that can help you communicate your vision, and plan out the shots you’ll need in detail. They’re easy to make, and should be a regular part of your…

Seven Voiceover Trends That Can Make or Break Your Explainer Video

5 MIN TO READ In this guest post from Matinée Multilingual, a voiceover and translation company based in the UK, they share their take on seven voiceover trends you need to know about before starting your next explainer video. Explainer videos are a must for nearly every company. How else will potential customers get to know your brand and product offering? While a lot of…