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What’s the Real Story? June 14, 2017

For years marketings gurus like Al Reis (“Marketing is a battle of perceptions, not products”) and Seth Godin (“Perception is reality”) have been telling marketers that the perception of their brand, product or service is paramount to its success. Shaping those perceptions is key and with the dawn of new marketing channels like social media platforms, video continues to be a powerful and influential tool. Case in point: The City of Miami Gardens wanted to tell the real story and…

Five Ways to Put Your Videos To Work March 3, 2017

You made the investment and have some quality video content. Now what? Sure, you put it on your website, but there should be more…there must be more. If you didn’t come up with a video distribution strategy prior to production, it’s not too late. Here are a few ideas: Debut at an Event – Gather your constituents for a showing. It’s the ideal opportunity to capitalize on the video’s effectiveness. And the feedback you receive is immediate and valuable for…

Keeping it Fresh February 28, 2017

When it comes to creating your next video campaign, forego the formulaic for a fresh, creative approach. It will not only get you noticed, it will enhance your message, elevate your production value and make a bigger impact with your target audience. Here are a few tips on how to creatively improve your next video: Plan for Success – Pre-production is key. A qualified creative team will guide you in crafting unique videos that highlight your story and communicate your…

Is your Commercial Super Bowl Worthy? January 31, 2017

Before Digital Cut: After Digital Cut: It’s Monday morning after the Superbowl and what’s everyone talking about? The commercials, of course. Amidst all the clutter of digital and social content, most ad wizards agree that TV advertising is still an important medium for businesses large and small. But local commercials have long been the ugly step-sister to big brand advertising. We’ve all seen it – cheesy graphics, poor lighting, and cameo appearances by the owner’s kids. Consider these factors to…

Travel Moves You…And Your Audience Too. June 28, 2016

It’s that time of year again. The kids are out of school, schedules become less hectic, and the outdoors beg to be enjoyed. Whether it’s a yearly business retreat, a family reunion, or simply a drive across town for a barbecue, summertime means travel. We took to the streets and asked today’s generation – where do you want to travel? Answers were abundant, but so were the excuses. “I’m too busy,” “It’s too expensive,” “I’m not ready yet.” Which led…

Three Videos Your Website Can’t Live Without June 9, 2015

As time and technology progress (seemingly at the same rate!), it’s becoming more and more clear that video marketing is the new black. With today’s infinite access to information and finite time to consume that information, video is the most efficient way to convey your message. We couldn’t agree more with a recent Entreprenur.com article that suggests there are “3 Videos Every Business Needs on Its Website,” so here they are: First Impressions are Everything Longer than your average commercial,…

Leveraging All That Video Watching May 29, 2015

This year we’re eating up anything with a play button like a bunch of Gremlins after midnight! The average adult American is expected to consume about 5.5 hours of video content each day. If you’re a percentage person- that’s 22 percent of the year dedicated to viewing. Are you thinking what we’re thinking? Hint: big video marketing opportunities. So here’s how it breaks down via eMarketer: Viewing hours are split into 4 hours 15 minutes on TV consumption, and 1…

Creative Solutions to Production Challenges March 30, 2015

Every production is unique – from the creative to the execution to the client’s list of must-haves. As creative professionals, it’s our job to come up with new and innovative approaches while often times having to work within set of parameters dictated by the client all while ensuring we meet or exceed expectations. No problem, right? This latest project presented a few challenges, but none our crack production team couldn’t overcome. [rw-video type=’v’ thumb=’http://i.vimeocdn.com/video/512629554_640.jpg’ video=’http://player.vimeo.com/video/123333692′ title=’Healthcare Partnership’] The Challenge: Produce…

The Value of Video Marketing March 25, 2015

People are consuming digital content in many ways and through many different channels. Social media is one such avenue that cannot be ignored when targeting your customer base. Recently, Facebook for Business took steps to measure how video delivers value and improves brand awareness. What their researchers found is that the moment a video was viewed lift happened across ad recall, brand awareness and purchase consideration. Even people who never watched the video, but saw the impression of the video…

3 Steps to Creating Content with a Purpose January 13, 2015

Some things in life are certain: the sun will rise, taxes will be collected and there will never be a shortage of content on the internet. With the recent increase in video streaming access (thanks YouTube!) today’s consumer is bombarded with videos to view, like, and share with their friends. Businesses are left wondering how to get their purpose driven content noticed by the consumer amongst a sea of cat videos. But before you change your company slogan to a…