Video creation is no longer new for the big brands. They have been doing it long since everyone was still using traditional marketing strategies. However, with the availability of modern marketing tools and techniques, even entrepreneur and start ups can create and promote video.
Video marketing has recently become one of the easiest and most effective ways to promote a brand, get leads, and gain sales online. With it’s current popularity, it appears to be a trend that is built to last.
Everyone has been using video marketing that is has become an essential part of marketing strategies. If you want to develop your own video marketing strategy for your startup, here are steps to keep in mind.
Assign the Task to Resources
Whether you are making a short explainer video or a lengthy documentary, you need to have people who will help you realize the project. Big brands have the budget to hire video production companies. If this option is not in your marketing arsenal, assign the tasks to people who have the time and is committed to help you. Keep in mind that video marketing is not a one-time production thing. You need to be consistent to keep up with your competition and keep your customers interested.
Target The Right Audience
If you already have a customer base, look at their profiles carefully. How will you describe them? Is there a way for you to categorize them? What pain points do they have? Can you solve these pain points? Answering such questions can help you build a foundation on what type of audience you are going to target. It will also help you analyse how to best reach them and to communicate your message to them.
Study Your Competition
Aside from your audience, you also want to take time researching on your competition. Check the amount of loyal following they have, and how they are communicating with them. What will you do to improve the way they engage their audience? Can your product better solve the audience’s problem?
If your competition’s profile isn’t enough, you can always ask questions to existing and potential customers to get to know them better.
Value Over Sales
The message of your content should always revolve around how you can solve your audience’s pain points not on promoting your products. While it’s important to explain to them who you are and what your products can do, you need to start by creating a relevant story behind it. Keep in mind that most consumers identify with other people they see on video not objects. That’s why it’s important to put a face to the brand.
Choose the Right Platform
Once you get to know your audience, learn where they usually spend their time online. That is where you want to run your explainer or sales video content. Whether they are using Facebook, Instagram, or LinkedIn, take advantage of these platforms ad services to reach your audience. For example, Facebook many helpful features designed to support your video marketing efforts.
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