Video

Why Videos Are the Best Marketing Tool Right Now

When developing your online presence, you want to make sure your company stands out. So how do you capture the attention of your audience, send a clear message, and define who you are? Video is your best marketing tool right now. Let’s take a look at a few statistics to see why. The average internet…

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Facebook Tests an Influencer Marketing Search Tool

Facebook began its first big influencer marketing push in November 2017, when it launched the Facebook Creator app. The company positioned Facebook Creator as “a one stop shop to create and cross-post videos, go live with exclusive features, track your insights, and manage your messages — all in one place.” At the same time, it…

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Virtual Influencers Can’t Replace Actual Human Connection

Lil Miquela is a bona fide Instagram celebrity. A model, activist and recording artist, she has more than a million followers, and partners with brands like Prada and Chanel. Vogue called her “Instagram’s latest It Girl.” The only thing is: she’s not a real person. Miquela is a virtual influencer, a CGI avatar that occupies…

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A Guide to YouTube’s New Live Streaming Features

Last month, YouTube announced a new suite of features to enhance the live streaming video experience. The recent additions include automatic captions for live videos, location tags, and live chat replays after a stream has ended. Here’s a quick overview of the new features and how your brand can use them. Automatic Captions for Live…

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Top Social Media Trends of 2018

At the beginning of every new year, smart marketers set priorities to focus on for the next 12 months. But – like all new year’s resolutions – sometimes these good intentions fall by the wayside before Q2 even begins. Take control of your social media strategy for 2018. With the new year already well underway, it’s…

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Facebook ‘Watch’ to Offer New Ad Opportunities

This month, Facebook announced the launch of Watch, a new video tab that will feature dozens of original shows. “We hope Watch will be home to a wide range of shows — from reality to comedy to live sports. Some will be made by professional creators, and others from regular people in our community,” CEO…

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Influencer Infused Events

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Last week I was standing in a room full of excited influencers as they looked at a client’s products and sipped on signature cocktails. There was a buzz in the room and we were all having a great time. The group was hand selected by my team and included a variety of influencers that could…

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What’s With Video on Instagram?

All I talk about these days is video- GIFs, Boomerangs, live streaming, informational, funny, unexpected, social quality, 360 degree, and more. We are creating a ton of amazing videos for our clients and for ourselves and our organic reach and engagement is better than ever on Facebook. But what is happening on Instagram? Our strategists…

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5 Live Streaming Video Tips

Live streaming video is an excellent way to show off your brand’s expertise, build a stronger connection with your audience, and create highly engaging content. It’s one of our top three priorities for 2017 – and it’s only getting more affordable and accessible. Facebook is even expanding its monetization options for live streaming video, allowing…

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Why Facebook Live is Taking Over Livestreaming Video

First there was Meerkat. Then came Periscope. And then Facebook Live joined the mix – and has been gaining momentum ever since. Livestreaming video is still a recent addition to social media, but it’s already had a huge impact on the way we interact with brands, celebrities and even politicians online. Not convinced? Just take…

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