How to Use 360-Degree Video in Your Social Media Marketing

social media how toAre you using video on your social channels?

Have you thought about 360-degree videos?

360 videos produce more engagement and message retention than normal videos.

In this article you’ll discover how to create a 360 video and use it for your business.

What Is 360-Degree Video?

360 videos (also known as VR or virtual reality) are clips displaying a spherical scenario where the camera has recorded all possible angles of the environment.

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Discover how to use 360 video in your social media marketing.



Essential Guide to Video Marketing: A Resource for Marketers

social media how toDo you want to use video for your business?

Are you looking for a resource to help you combine video with social media marketing?

Whether you’re using video as an individual or as part of a team, these expert articles will help you live-stream, record, publish and market video to support your marketing goals.

Each of these articles will help you understand and master a specific part of using video for business.

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Discover how to use video marketing.



Video Blogging: How to Become a Video Personality

Do you post videos?

Want to make them better?

To learn how to create great videos, I interview video blogger Amy Schmittauer.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Amy Schmittauer, a video blogger and marketing coach. Amy blogs at Savvy Sexy Social and is the host of the Marketing Lifestyle podcast.

Amy will talk all about video blogging and what you need to know to become a video blogger.

You’ll discover the secret to making great videos, as well as what mistakes to avoid.


Listen as Amy Schmittauer shares how to become a video personality by video blogging.

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5 Steps to Achieving Success With Video Marketing

social media how toHave you been considering taking on video marketing in a larger way this year? If you’re looking to add video to your content offerings, this article is for you.

The following tips will help you understand how to get started with video.

#1: Select Your Video Marketer

A successful web video is personality-driven. Find someone who comes across as the most “social” on camera. Weigh in expertise, authenticity, personality and familiarity (with the audience). Look at his or her ability to be concise and clear, schedule and availability (to create and engage) and how well he or she can use social networking tools. The person should also be able to produce, publish and do social media optimization with video.

If you have the resources, hire more than one and you can assign different duties to different people and make up a new “video marketing team.”



10 Steps to Successful Video Blogging

social media how toHave you considered video blogging?

In the age where online reality is replacing actual reality in every facet of our lives, having YOUR face behind YOUR virtual real estate is paramount for people to feel close(er) to you.

This blog post will be your comprehensive guide.

Why Video Blogging?

Video blogging helps you build connections with your viewers like no other blogging format. The close second is perhaps audio.

A case in point is Michael Stelzner. He’s the face behind your favorite business blog, and he used this method to introduce himself and his website to his audience in a very effective way. Have you introduced video content to your personal or business blog? If not, why?



How to Grow Your Business With Live Video Broadcasts

social media book reviewsThree 30-something guys are surfing The Long Tail and demolishing the boundaries of traditional television broadcasting along the way.

Adam Quirk, Erik Nelson, and Aaron Valdez are the sole employees of Wreck & Salvage LLC. In addition to making customized videos for clients, they create a monthly, hour-long online video show called Tricorn.

But you won’t find them out on the town, shooting original videos of breaking news stories. They do that occasionally, but they are primarily “remixers” who take snips of existing videos and splice them together to create a mashup. And they broadcast many of these mashups on their show, streamed live on Livestream.



5 Ways to Make Video a Social Experience

Video is very hot and there’s a strong social media connection.  Are you using video to promote your business? Do you know the best ways to leverage this growing form of content?

What follows are 5 ways you can tap into the exploding video frontier—and achieve many social media advantages.

Why Video Now?

The demand for video is already proven:  U.S. audiences viewed nearly 28 billion online videos in November 2009 alone.

The demand for video in a social setting is clearly growing:  Nielsen reports that online video viewing on social networking sites was up 98% in 2009.



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