We are already in the middle of 2018 and there is no doubt it has become a digital world. Nowhere is that more prevalent than when it comes to online marketing, companies today market on the internet first before using the more traditional methods. Video marketing is one of the go to platforms for increasing brand awareness. Video allows consumers to learn about a product before purchasing and if gives specs better than the written word. Using video to market your product makes sense, videos are some of the most shared content across social media. Let’s look at the latest trends in video marketing.
DIY – Instructional Videos
YouTube is the hottest site on the web when it comes to learning how to do it yourself. In fact a single mom built her own house based on videos she watched on YouTube. People love learning new things, what can your business teach them? If you want to boost subscribers and have shareable content then teach your audience how to do something.
Live video is a huge trend more so on Facebook than it is on YouTube, but it is an incredible way to engage with you audience. Users feel they are part of the action and they can interact directly with someone on screen. You get live feedback that you can address right away.
Much of sales is now done through storytelling, a good story can invoke an emotional response and tug at your heartstrings. What better way to do that than through the use of video. You can quickly and fairly cheaply make your own commercials that you can air on video platforms or your own website for free. You can create explainer videos that can help your audience connect with your products. The right video can totally change the way customers view your products and ultimately boost your sales.
Some of the most popular videos are pretty innovative, one of the most popular sets of videos are from drone videos and GoPro shot videos. These different techniques give you a completely different perspective. GoPro videos allow you to live stream adventure videos as they happen. It’s also very easy to upload a video to your site and have it seamlessly integrated with your website’s design.
Businesses both large and small have all embraced video and how it can help boost sales and brand awareness. You can create a positive image of your organization and that can translate into increased sales. Technology and different social media platforms have made video accessible to everybody. You no longer have to just rely on YouTube, both Facebook and Instagram allow you to post live video too. Embrace video marketing and what it can do for your organization.