In the past few years, we’ve seen a massive increase in video marketing popping up online, and there’s no sign of it slowing down.
From creating webinars to putting short clips in emails, a video marketing strategy is a must if you want to truly engage with your audience, improve brand awareness, and boost leads and sales.
In fact, 83% of marketers say video (video marketing) helps them with lead generation, and 87% say it has increased traffic to their website.
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It’s affordable. It can be more cost-effective to create a short clip vs. producing an ad or a blog.
It gets attention. People tend to mindlessly scroll through their newsfeeds but will stop to engage with video.
As we head into 2022, here are three video content marketing trends that I think we can expect to see.
1. Vertical videos will still dominate
Instagram and Snapchat were the first to utilize vertical videos in Stories, and Instagram Television (IGTV) was next.
Now with TikTok firmly rooted in the social media landscape, we can expect to see vertical videos remain popular.
Protip: be sure to shoot your video in vertical mode if you plan to share it in your stories!
This refers to anything that is recorded and broadcast in real-time. With live streaming, people like to feel like they’re being spoken to directly and authentically.
Live streaming is also a low-cost way to produce collateral. Don’t worry – it doesn’t have to be perfect! What people respond to with live streaming is the authenticity and immediate connection.
So don’t be camera shy. Get out your phone and go live!
Article courtesy of Digital & Social by Susan Friesen