Posts By: Marcus Krieg

Little Details That Take Your Video From Good To Great

Little Details Take Your Videos From Good To Great

by Marcus Krieg • November 25, 2016

“It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.” — Coach John Wooden

Legendary basketball coach John Wooden led UCLA to 10 National Championships in just a 12-year span.

He’s famous for teaching his players not only how to dribble, pass, and shoot, but also the little things like lacing and tying your shoes properly (to prevent blisters and injuries). “Coach” knew that when you’re operating at the highest levels of competition, it’s those little things that separate good teams from great teams.

And what is more competitive than marketing in the modern era? Your prospects are inundated by over 3000 marketing messages each day and 71% of them are increasing their budgets in video.

That’s why This Week In Video Marketing, our team takes aim at some of the little details that separate “good” videos from “great” videos. Check it out!

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How to build and manage an exceptional video team

How to Build & Manage an Exceptional Video Team

by Marcus Krieg • November 17, 2016

Let me be honest with you…

I wouldn’t consider myself a “creative” person. As the head of WireBuzz’s strategy team, my skills tend to fall more on the analytical side of our business.

Fortunately, I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with some truly exceptional creatives over the past five years.

But that doesn’t mean it was always easy. I had to learn a lot about working with a creative team.

That’s why This Week In Video Marketing, I’m going to share the two most practical lessons I’ve learned along the way.

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When is YouTube a good option for marketers?

When is YouTube a Good Option for Marketers (Ep. 49)

by Marcus Krieg • November 15, 2016

You should know by now that YouTube isn’t for everyone.

It’s a huge investment of both time and money.

The problem is, many video marketers still talk about YouTube like it will solve all of your marketing problems.

Of course, YouTube is a great community builder. It’s a fantastic place to grow an audience and increase awareness about your brand. And it definitely can help boost your search engine rankings and traffic over the long-term.

But it’s also a lot of work.

YouTube is a long-term commitment. That means it needs to be a part of a smart strategy that fits your goals.

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How to get your company started with video marketing

Getting Your Company Started With Video Marketing

by Marcus Krieg • November 10, 2016

Businesses that use video are growing their revenue 49% faster than brands that don’t.

As a result, over 71% of marketers are rushing to increase their video budgets for the new year.

That means the window of opportunity to use video as a competitive advantage is closing — before you know it, you’ll need videos just to keep up!

So the question is: how do you get your company to take this opportunity seriously? Because the train is leaving the station and you definitely want to be on it…

If you believe in the power of video, but aren’t sure how to start (or pitch) your first campaign, then you don’t want to miss This Week In Video Marketing!

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How to get viewers to watch your videos to the end

How To Get Viewers To Watch Your Videos To The End

by Marcus Krieg • November 3, 2016

Have you ever noticed how bad most online videos are?

Sure, they might include the brand message, but they just don’t capture and hold your attention…

Most businesses make the mistake of treating videos like a box to be checked, as if all videos were created equally.

But consider this: you’ve read good books and you’ve read bad books. The good ones may have changed your life, but you probably didn’t even finish the bad ones…

Well that’s how videos are too!

The difference is, you need people to watch all of your video before they’ll buy, a problem book publishers don’t share.

Find out how This Week In Video Marketing!

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