The Why of your Video Marketing Strategy [Infographic]

The Why of your Video Marketing Strategy-315Creating videos used to be expensive and time-consuming. But now, almost anyone with a high-end smartphone and basic know-how can shoot videos. If kids on YouTube can do it, so can you. But before you start, determine why you want to delve into video marketing7 Reasons7. Different purposes require different approaches. What will your video marketing strategy be? Different purposes require different approaches, such as:

Building brand trust

Explainer videos work best. Introduce your business, your team, and yourself to viewers. Add a legitimate customer testimonial for that trust factor.

Improving engagement

Fun content is what you need. For inspiration, think of Buzzfeed-type videos and all the other viral videos you’ve seen. Prominently share display buttons to make sharing easy for viewers.

Becoming an industry authority

Playing the long game gets you there. To become an authority, you need to regularly produce content over a period of time (maybe at least a year). Also, your content has to be consistently relevant and unique.

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About Mike Gingerich

Author: Mike Gingerich, TabSite Co-Founder. Facebook and Social Marketer. Part geek, part marketer, total social media junkie. Mike is a writer and speaker, having presented at Social Media Week Lima, Social Media Camp (Canada) and more. He is a regular contributor to Social Media Examiner and Business2Community. Mike is a marketing, social media, and internet enthusiast with 10+ years experience building apps, consulting, and training businesses with winning integrated web and Social Media Strategies. Mike loves deploying tactics to increase awareness, sales, and maximize ROI in both B2B and B2C markets via digital media.