Video Marketing is the Future of Content Marketing
Is video central to your content marketing strategy? If not, it should be because the latest video technologies have the potential to produce results you can’t achieve through other content marketing methods. This trend is set to continue for many years to come due to the following reasons.
Creating Professional Videos and Video Channels is Easy
Thanks to the latest camera, mobile and online technologies, it’s never been as easy to create professional looking marketing videos to market your products or services. Once your video or videos are created, it’s also extremely easy to brand your videos and distribute them through a wide range of platforms such as YouTube.
Video sharing websites like YouTube allow you to create your own video channels where you can upload as many videos as you want. Tools like Adobe Spark make it possible to brand and create professional channels that stand out from the crowd, and if you optimize your videos and video channel, you have the potential to attract large numbers of people who are interested in what you have to offer.
Video is Extremely Popular
A large proportion of people who go online prefer to watch online videos. This means it only makes sense to produce your marketing content in video form too. Video sharing websites, blogs and social media websites are just some of the places where millions of people view videos every day, and you can leverage the power of these websites by adding your videos to them as well.
Videos Are Easy to Share
To reach more people when you are running any online marketing campaign, you have to encourage people to share your content. If you produce high quality, valuable videos, you will be much more likely to achieve this important goal. A simple press of a share button on the website your video is featured on will distribute your video to an even bigger audience, with many of these people eventually becoming shoppers and customers of yours.
A Video is More Interactive and Explains Things Better
In the past, it was not always easy for content marketers to give proper explanations or to let viewers interact with that content. Other content formats such as text and images are not always the best formats to use for this purpose, with many marketers having to try and get their point across by publishing huge quantities of content in these formats. However, you can encapsulate a lot of information and provide detailed explanations much easier in a short video.
Video Can Be Viewed on a Wide Range of Devices
The way we consume information is constantly changing, as more people use smartphones and mobile devices. Video marketing is the perfect content marketing method to use to reach more people in this way. As well as communicating to people through smartphones, you can still easily view marketing videos on PC’s, laptops, tablets and TV’s.
Video marketing is definitely the future of content marketing. Each of the points mentioned above are good reasons to believe this will be the case for many years to come.