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Creating Value with Social Video


Creating Value with Social Video

Retailers are in a constant battle for the attention of their consumers and continue to search for new ways to connect with them.  Now, more than ever, e-commerce retailers are taking advantage of social media outlets to ensure their brand message is being heard.  At this year’s 2013 Video Commerce Summit, Anthony Citrano, VP Communications & Marketing at EdgeCast Networks,  moderated as video experts, John Weaver, In-house Video Producer at Fanatics Inc., and Max Kaiser, Director at Hand Crank Films, discussed the social video insights and tips shared below.

Why use social video?

  • Built-in audience –

Accountable Social Video: The Nutrisystem Story at the 2012 Video Commerce Summit


Accountable Social Video: The Nutrisystem Story at the 2012 Video Commerce Summit

I recently spoke with Christine Monaghan, VP E-Commerce Product Management at Nutrisystem, about how her company is fusing social to video to help members be accountable for their decisions and support others to make real life changes. Through its comprehensive weight loss program, Nutrisystem has been a leader in helping Americans get thin and healthy for over 40 years.

In this interview, Christy talks about how Nutrisystem is pioneering social video integration with its member communities and shares some details about her recent keynote at Liveclicker’s 2012 Video Commerce Summit, the largest event dedicated to advancing video commerce.…

9 YouTube video SEO Tips and tricks for better ranking


9 YouTube video SEO Tips and tricks for better ranking

As a follow-up to last week’s post on video SEO, this week we take a deep dive into how to optimize your videos for YouTube. It goes without saying that every e-commerce site should be on YouTube. As the second largest search engine after Google, the site is visited by over 800 million unique users every month.

How do you maximize your presence on YouTube? Read on for 9 YouTube video SEO tips from Mark Robertson, founder and publisher of ReelSEO, pulled from May’s webinar by video commerce solutions provider, Liveclicker.

YouTube ranking factors include …

Using video to add oomph to frequently asked questions


Using video to add oomph to frequently asked questions

Most e-commerce sites include a frequently asked questions (FAQs) page or section to help their website visitors make buying decisions. When FAQs are well organized, simple, skimmable and reflect the questions that visitors really do ask frequently, they can be enormously helpful to shoppers.

How can you make them even better? By adding video where appropriate, of course!

Video can transform dry, copy-heavy FAQs into content that is more engaging and more instructive then text and pictures alone. So when putting together your online video marketing program, consider going beyond product and branding videos to include videos that answer …

How to create a winning web video series


How to create a winning web video series

One way to show personality, and create a closer bond with customers on your corporate website or blog is to create a web video series. By providing your audience with a regular schedule of video content, you can keep them coming back for more and maintain their interest over the long haul.

Here are a few tips for preparing a web video series.

guidelines for creating a web video series

  • Find the right theme
    As the first step towards creating a video series, your theme should fit your audience and your business. Some possibilities include how-to videos, tips and tricks

Why I Hate Boring Video: Interview with Vat19’s Jamie Salvatori


Why I Hate Boring Video: Interview with Vat19’s Jamie Salvatori

Jamie Salvatori, Vat19.com

I recently spoke with Jamie Salvatori, founder and owner of Vat19, about his company’s comprehensive video program. Vat19 is an established e-commerce retailer that sells unique and unusual gift items.

In this interview, Jamie talks about Vat19’s approach to video and shares his tips on building a successful video program.

Enjoy!

 

INTERVIEW WITH JAMIE SALVATORI

Amanda Dhalla: Please tell our readers a little about Vat19. What types of products do you sell?

Jamie Salvatori: Vat19 is an online gift store, and we try to find unique items that are fun and functional. We sell a …

Defining your e-commerce video strategy with Kevin Edwards


Defining your e-commerce video strategy with Kevin Edwards

Kevin Edwards, Video Aptitude

I recently had the opportunity to interview Kevin Edwards, Co-Founder of Video Aptitude based in San Francisco and Los Angeles. With video becoming an increasingly important component of product marketing and merchandising, we got together to talk about video strategy and considerations for online retailers just getting into video.

Enjoy!

INTERVIEW WITH KEVIN EDWARDS

Amanda Dhalla: Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself, Kevin.

Kevin Edwards: I’ve been involved in video production and editing for 15 years. It started out more as a hobby, for my personal enjoyment. I consulted and founded 3 other …

3 Reasons Why Videos Go Viral


3 Reasons Why Videos Go Viral

With so much video about, what factors contribute to helping one video spread across the web like wildfire while another receives a lacklustre reception?

A few months back, YouTube’s Trends Manager, Kevin Allocca, gave a presentation at TEDYouth on just this topic.

According to Allocca, there are three factors that lead to gazillions of views.…

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