Camera shy? Here are a few tips to get over the fears of appearing on video. January 8, 2020 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, The Ambitious Life creator and Entrepreneur Network partner Greg Rollett discusses how to get over fears of being on-camera when making short-form
Video content is king, but you don’t have to be a technology expert to create it. January 8, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Unsurprisingly, video content has quickly become an essential part of social media branding. According to research from Renderforest, video content on social media generates 1,200 percent
The way we consume media has been changing for decades. Over the last 30 years, we’ve gone from renting VHS tapes at Blockbuster, to watching user-generated videos to our heart’s content on YouTube, to bingeing an entire series in one day on Netflix. With 2020 set to be another crazy year in the streaming market,
The graphic design platform Canva announced it is launching Canva Video, a new video editing solution, next year. The video editing tool reportedly mimics the same ease-of-use as Canva’s photo editing solutions, Business Insider Australia first reported. “Our mission is to empower everyone to design anything without any complex software or having to go to
“The New Normal” campaign, starring Jesse Williams, advocates for weed’s normalization while telling its complicated history. February 25, 2019 4 min read Cannabis retail giant, MedMen, just released a new short on their YouTube channel that’s guaranteed to light up some conversation and, hopefully, change some attitudes. Directed by Spike Jonze of Being John Malkovich and Her fame, and
A compelling story is far more important that shinier production quality. February 26, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The adage, “you get what you pay for,” doesn’t always hold true. When it comes to video advertising, Wistia, a video software company, found other factors drive impact more so
For less than $25, Wave.Video makes it easy to add video to your marketing strategy. March 4, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from
Making optimal use of YouTube is less expensive or difficult than many entrepreneurs realize. March 13, 2019 9 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Companies of all sizes are taking advantage of a free and accessible marketing platform to grow their businesses. Sounds great, you say. But how does it work?
Creating videos that pitch viewers on a product or service can be quite lucrative, even if you have zero on-camera experience. March 26, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This article is written by Jason Capital, best-selling author of “Higher Status,” millionaire copywriter, and an Advisor in The Oracles.
On average, businesses publish 18 videos each month. Is yours one of them? If not, you could get left behind by your competitors. May 13, 2019 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Marketers are increasingly using videos in a variety of ways to promote products and services. They use videos
Do you produce enough video content to keep your company on your audience’s radar? If not, you could struggle as video becomes more important in the next three years. May 30, 2019 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. No matter how effective your current sales strategy might be, you won’t
Get a one-year subscription to Moovly for just $99. June 17, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. You’ll hear it
Record your weekend adventures in uncompromising style, flexibility, and flair. October 30, 2019 1 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. We’ve all
Black Friday is going to be here in a matter of days, and you just got the go-ahead to use some additional budget to build awareness with YouTube ads. The problem is you don’t have enough time to get new holiday creative in time. Not ideal, but it’s not the end of the world. If
October 31, 2019 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. Getting rich on YouTube is so easy a child can do it.
YouTube’s new look for verified badges. YouTube has updated eligibility verification requirements for creator and branded channels and has rolled out a new “look” for the program, displaying verified checkmark icons more consistently across YouTube channel pages, in search, and in comments. Previously, YouTube extended verification to channels with more than 100,000 subscribers, regardless of
YouTube launched a new way to run video ad campaigns on Monday. The new Video Reach campaigns make it possible for advertiser to upload three different asset types — six-second bumper ads, skippable in-stream ads and non-skippable in-stream ads — in a single campaign. Google will use its machine learning technology to determine the most
Vimeo has announced the launched a “For Hire” marketplace, a platform designed to connect brands with video production creatives, and also help video professional search for paid opportunities. Businesses looking for professional video services can post projects on the marketplace, making them searchable for filmmakers, editors, videographers, animators and other video professionals looking for new
Last week, YouTube announced it was changing its verification criteria for channel owners, no longer extending verification based solely on a channel having 100,000 or more subscribers. The change caused an uproar among creators who subsequently lost their verified badge. The following day, YouTube reversed its decision and returned verified badges to creators who had
YouTube is testing a new Instant Review tool in Google Ads that allows advertisers to reserve ad space on a 120 day-rolling window via an automated process with no minimum spend. The tool is being tested globally by advertisers across multiple industries, including consumer goods, media and entertainment, food and beverage and politics. Advertisers can
Wistia, the video marketing solution that allows brands to build their own video hubs, has rolled out a free version of its Channels product. It has also added new features, including a Subscriber tool that lets brands capture emails and the ability to create Facebook Custom Audience lists from viewer data. Free Wistia Channels. SMBs
Google launched Ads Data Hub in 2017 to support cross-device campaign measurement across its systems without the use of pixels — YouTube, Google Ads and Display & Video 360. It has been working with third-party measurement companies to migrate their services into Ads Data Hub. YouTube said Wednesday it expects those migrations to be completed
TikTok, the short-form video app owned by ByteDance, is testing shoppable video posts, making it possible for influencers on the platform to place social commerce URLs within their posts. The test was shared by Fabien Bern, owner of a Chinese influencer agency, who posted an example of a shoppable video post via his Twitter account.
Traditional TV ad spending in the U.S. will decline roughly 3% this year and is in the midst of a long-term decline, according to eMarketer. The firm says that “TV ad spending peaked in 2018 at $72.40 billion.” By comparison, digital ad spending (all formats) is now more than 50% of overall ad revenue. Video
Creating a progression of short videos with a carefully targeted campaign on YouTube can set up your brand’s success on the platform. Every brand has a story to tell. But with the average attention span of adults being eight seconds (according to a study by Microsoft), how do you capture that user in the right