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In this article, we're outlining the most popular types of sales videos that can help your company increase conversions and acquire new customers in the digital world. Have you already heard about a fantastic marketing super-power of animated videos for business? Yes, they are a highly effective means of engagement, awareness, and conversions when it comes to brand management. There are different ways to use an animated explainer video to bring value to a business. To make the most of a branded video content, you should be aware of the primary types of animated sales videos and apply them to address your company’s objectives and boost conversions. Let’s talk a brief look at them! Illustration by Patryk Wojciechowicz for Explain Ninja Q&A videos Q&A videos are a perfect option if you need to tell your product in detail and break its offering down into straightforward explanations. It’s a format that allows you to answer all the FAQs about your products or services and introduce them in the most easy-to-understand form. This kind of explanatory videos helps consider all aspects of your product and show that it’s a perfect match for your potential buyers. On the other hand, it allows customers to determine whether a product can satisfy their initial queries quickly. Employee bio videos Are you looking for ways to build trust with your customers? A great practice is creating a set of employee bio videos. Tell customers about the roles of the employees in your business. This simple yet engaging video can help you familiarize your target audience with your brand personality and create more personal relationships. What about making them animated? Just imagine that your brand story is told in an original and stylish cartoon format. Introduce your team that’s working on creating your products in a fun and unique way. Product/service page videos There is no probably better way to promote your product or service than to do it in an animated explainer video for business. You can describe and showcase your product features, demonstrate its details and invisible (or hidden) components. In an animated product demo, you can show how your product functions, what outcomes it brings, and how it can help your customers solve their problems. You can use this type of product videos at trade shows, presentations, pitches to investors, landing pages, and even advertising.
While I was almost finishing writing ‘The Revenue Marketing Book’ – I had a conversation about the book’s purpose with my cross-cultural brother and collaborator from the Netherlands, Christian Fictoor (who not only writes the Last Words for all my books, but also is my sounding board for all my projects). We were clear from day one that we wanted to make this book as useful and accessible as possible. And that meant, we will remove every barrier possible for the readers.So, we decided to give the book for free. But that meant we needed some amount of marketing budget to make the free for all reach out feasible. That’s where Kickstarter came into the picture. But..too many Kickstarter projects fail. Unless you have a bunch of people in your list to reach out to, your crowdfunding attempt is going to fail. It’s very similar how a product company would fail if they build a product first and then start searching for the potential buyers. You need to know at least your first 10 go-to people. A few reasons why several projects on Kickstarter never achieve their goal is: i. Most of them expect that your project would be found by the audience on the platform (very rare unless your project is already popular and trending on the platform) ii. Not having a thought-through plan on how you are going to promote your project (the more relevant people see your project, higher the chances of you getting funded) iii. No homework on if Kickstarter is the right platform for your product iv. Having very unrealistic funding goals (I too was tempted to set the target as €5000, but thankfully I didn’t) v. Lack on clarity on how you would reward or show gratitude to your backers vi. Your project doesn’t come across as credible or even realistic vii. You never interacted or engaged with any of your existing backers Read on further to know what worked for us w.r.t Kickstarter
Crowdfunding is a popular way for new ideas to raise money to bring their projects to life. Teams use sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo to find and attract backers who will fund the project. Due to the popularity of these platforms, getting your project funded can be a challenge. These are the best articles on how to launch a successful Kickstarter campaign. You'll learn how to launch a crowdfunded project including how to build buzz for a crowdfunded project, how to become a featured Kickstarter project, and how to create a successful Kickstarter campaign.