With clients and partners all around the world creating videos, we want to highlight the talent and skill of creators everywhere. Today we’re taking a look at 4 striking videos from some of our German partners. Each shows off a creative prowess and social know-how that draws views and drives engagement. Check them out!
We’ve analyzed more than 4000 Wochit-made videos from over 100 publishers that were posted on Facebook over a 3 month period. The results reveal critical insights into virality, shareability, and the very nature of social video. We’ve crafted an infographic to give you easy access to theses crucial understandings. Check it out below!
Videos are a constant presence in social feeds these days. There are some that get noticed and viewed by millions of people, while others are lost in all the noise. We have a few simple tricks to help your videos stand out, keep viewers watching to the end, and engaging afterwards!
Facebook offers simple, clickable CTAs on natively uploaded videos (we wrote about it here). However, they now come at a price (literally). To add a Facebook CTA to your post, you now have to boost it, a minimum cost of $3. If boosting posts is part of your social video strategy, make sure you keep using click-through CTAs in your videos. But, the question has to be asked – how can publishers still drive viewers back to their website without boosting every single Facebook video they upload? We have some suggestions.
Text overlays are an integral part of social videos. As one of the primary methods through which to tell your story, text overlays are naturally also a perfect way to build and showcase your brand’s identity. Brand identity can be supported by many elements of a video—the tone, the look, the pace, the editorial voice, and yes, the way text overlays appear in your videos.Read More
When disaster strikes, the world watches, and they watch online. Be it about the forces of nature or acts of man, disaster and crisis reporting play an important if fraught place in the news cycle. It comes as no surprise that as more and more people go online for the news that online video covering such events is a crucial source of information. In fact, in times of crisis, people flock to video.
The most important decision you make in creating a video is the story. It’s more important to pick a subject or angle that will elicit an emotional reaction than to know how to make sophisticated technical edits. But there are still some stylistic choices to keep in mind that work better than others.
Let’s take a look at some common mistakes in video-making that you can easily avoid to ensure your video looks great.
Publishers and media outlets all over the world are focused on video. Audiences want it so strategies demand it. But with a need for video to fill various social feeds, and accompany content on websites and mobile apps, how can an organization keep up?
We have a few pointers to help you grow your video production without burdening your budget or burning out your teams.
Social feeds are extremely crowded. Photos, news, ads, videos, notifications – users are constantly inundated with content vying for their attention. Even after someone taps “play” on your social video, your content has to keep their attention, and the first three seconds are the most critical. Let’s look at some key elements you and your creative teams can use to make those first few crucial seconds capture and hold attention.Read More
Much has been said about vertical video in the last several years. It’s moved from being a maligned outlier to a standard part of the social video ecosystem. Viewers now watch, enjoy, and expect vertical video in their feeds. There are a variety of reasons publishers and media outlets would want to push for more vertical content in their output.