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Video Strategy Benchmarks: How Long Should Your Marketing Videos Be?

One of the most common questions we get asked is: ‘how long should my marketing videos be’? The real answer is: ‘it depends.” But instead at leaving it at that we’ll go a little further and give you a few benchmarks to use in your video content planning. Getting a message across in as few words as possible is an art. It’s hard. Knowing video length before production c...[Read More]

What To Budget For a Video Marketing Team at Your Company

Looking to build out a video marketing team at your company and researching budgets and related costs? You’ve come to the right place.  The average salary rate of the video marketing team members will depend greatly on location, but the national averages for these full-time video marketing roles, are: Videographer: $51,000/annually. Video Editor: $52,000/annually Video Content Marketing Mana...[Read More]

The 4 Key People Needed For a Successful Video Marketing Team

If you’re company has made the decision to invest in video marketing its important to hire marketing professionals who understand video and can make your strategy successful without overburdening cost. When putting together your new video marketing team  consider there are a number of things to consider such as balancing creatives vs producer resources — essentially making sure you hav...[Read More]

How to Find and Hire Qualified Freelance Videographers

Working with a talented freelance videographer can dramatically change your video marketing strategy. A freelance videographer will script, storyboard, shoot, and edit business video content and deliver a complete, finished product, with room for revisions. How to find a freelance videographer: Consider soliciting referrals by posting to community boards for a specific industry, like group pages o...[Read More]

Tips For Finding The Best Video Production Agencies

Ramping up video production and creating a video-centric marketing strategy can be very hard. When assembling a video team there are many considerations which this post will go into detail about. When hiring a creative agency, you are bringing on an ad hoc team to get the job done. Communicate a vision and then watch the agency execute it promptly and successfully. Agencies free up marketers to th...[Read More]

5 Software Tools For Video Post Production Workflow Efficiency

There’s a whole host of new video collaboration tools on the market designed for post-production team and revision collaboration. Upload a draft of a video directly to a video collaboration platform, invite team members via secure links, and start collaborating with interactive time stamped annotations, notes and discussions. Some solutions integrate directly with popular editing software li...[Read More]

Things To Consider Before Buying Video Creation Software

Today it’s easier than ever to create your own video content. Whether it’s with your mobile phone, a DSLR camera, or a pro rig — there is no excuse for not having video including in your marketing strategy. Hardware aside, there is a new category of software sweeping the video marketing landscape, Video Creation Software. Video Creation Software are cloud-based solutions that make it easy to...[Read More]

Top 10 Video Editing Software Solutions For Marketers

Today it is easier than ever to film and edit video and with software for both Mac and Windows you can easily create professional content for your business. If you’re even more forward thinking there are video editing solutions that are 100% cloud-based such as WeVideo among others. This post covers the top 10 video editing software solutions for both Mac and Windows. Mac 1- Final Cut Pro 2 ...[Read More]

How Long Should The Video On My Home Page Be?

Today most websites incorporate video into the main home page to help better engage website visitors, convey trust, and build strong branding. From videos running as a hero background to explainer videos, what are video length best practices the home page? Specifically how many minutes should these videos be? And should they be animated or highly produced content. Let’s explore… Typically ho...[Read More]

5 Ways To Kick Off Your Video Marketing Strategy

By the end of 2017 nearly 80% of the buyer’s journey will be driven primarily through digital content such as video, according to Forrester Research. So why haven’t more companies embraced video in their marketing efforts? The simple answer is fear and lack of strategy. The fear comes from a long list of misconceptions… It’s too expensive. It’s too complicated. It will take too much time. Th...[Read More]