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Do You Know Your “Why”?

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What do comedy and marketing have in common? It’s more than the occasional funny ad. Comedian Michael Jr. uses comedy to help people understand that everything we do has a purpose. When you understand why you’re creating, amazing things can happen. Watch the video to see how.

Video Marketing in 2017

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Is it too early to think about marketing in 2017? Not for many marketers. Already they are writing about the best marketing ideas for 2017. And it’s no surprise video marketing is a key part of any strategy. Read on to see why it matters to your business.

Best IP Cameras in 2016

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The internet completely changed how video is delivered to customers. Video over IP is now  standard practice. That change has enabled the industry to produce new, high quality video cameras for security and home use at reasonable costs. Here’s our roundup of the top choices in IP cameras.

Surprise! Your Facebook Videos Really Weren’t Watched That Long

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Many people don’t trust Facebook. But video marketers generally love it. And for years, the company has reported great metrics about how many videos are viewed and how long they are watched. Unfortunately, it turns out they were wrong. Find out what happened and what it might mean.

The Basics of Capturing Video for Streaming

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People talk about streaming video all the time. But if you’re actually going to do it, there are a few things you need to know. One of them is how to capture video and what that actually means. Read our examples and recommendations for capturing your video.

Is Flash Finally on its Way Out?

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Flash continues its painfully slow decline in usage. Could it be we’re about to see a Flash-free web browsing experience? For certain users, the answer is yes. For others it may be just around the corner. Find out why it’s still hanging on, and when we might finally see it disappear.

3 Ways to Spice Up Your Video Marketing

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If you’re looking to spice up your product, education, or company videos, there’s an easy way to do it. Thanks to the Internet, you can quickly (and cheaply) create a cool and memorable video intro. You won’t believe how easy it can be. Check out this blog to see how.

Four Great Examples of Product Videos for Retailers

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Retailers that include videos on their product pages see their customers spend more, and convert more often. But what makes a great product video? Take a look at these four carefully chosen examples to see the possibilities for your own products.

3 Video SEO Tricks to Bring More Traffic to Your Website

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Everyone wants video these days. But how can you get them to your website to see your videos? You need to be in the Google search results of course! Here are three tricks you can use to improve the SEO of all your videos and increase your website traffic.

The Magic Of Creating A Viral Video

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There is no technical definition of a viral video everyone agrees on. It’s one of those things people just “know it when they see it”. Sometimes it’s just one of this perfect, genuine moments that gains traction, sometimes it’s down to a single influencer championing the content, and other times it’s a result that can be engineered – this blog post shows you how.