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How to Create Professional B2B Videos Using a Smartphone

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“In 2016 the average number of videos produced annually was 29. In 2017 the average number of videos produced annually was 38+.” ” Demand Metric Report. Despite video being in such high demand, and becoming the preferred B2B buyer content type, marketers still feel overwhelmed, and underprepared to meet the demand.

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The Four Es of Great Video Content: How to Stand Out and Convert More Buyers

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As marketers, we know how hard it is to connect to today’s audiences. With so much of the buyer’s journey now happening online, we have to take into account new expectations around the kind of content our buyers want. And what do they want?

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Use Video to Turn Your Sales Fails into #Wins

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“The hardest part of the sales process is getting to engagement,” says Trish Bertuzzi. All too often salespeople make the problem worse by bombarding their prospects with impersonal and irrelevant messages. So how do you avoid the pitfalls of sales fails and create outreach that wins?

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Camera shy? Here’s how to banish your fear of being on camera

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Feeling camera shy? Every year thousands of salespeople and marketers miss revenue goals because they’re afraid of being on camera. But Meaghan Corson, Video Marketing Speaker and Consultant, has news: you can overcome your trepidation.

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The Sales Enablement Handbook

In the sphere of sales, it helps to get your definitions down. You might have thought sales operations and sales enablement are the same thing - but there are important differences. Both have the objective of improving sales performance, and although there is some overlap, they do this in different ways.

Using Video For Internal Communication

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When we think about online videos in business, we usually think about how a company communicates its brand to the world.

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Are You Creating Demo Videos? Here’s Why You Should Be!

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It’s no secret–B2B buyers are more enabled and empowered than ever before.

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The Power of Personalization, in Real Time!

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Marketers live in challenging times. Our messages compete with 2,900 others daily for the attention of their customers and prospects. Inboxes are becoming more cluttered with the average person interacting with 121 emails each day.

[Infographic] 6 Video Marketing Trends You Need To Know

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Tracking the right video metrics is beyond critical. Because, in the words of the world-renowned management consultant Peter Drucker, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” ” Your video marketing can’t get better until you know where you stand.

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The Account-Based Marketing Playbook

Account-Based Marketing is a strategy, not a solution.

Create Your B2B Video Marketing Strategy in 4 Easy Steps

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Video is becoming a preferred B2B buyer content type, with short videos and webinars ranking among the top 5 preferred forms of content. With this desire and drive for video many B2B marketers feel overwhelmed, and underprepared.

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How B2B Marketers Can Generate More Sales-Ready Leads With Video

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Marketers know all too well about the pressure to drive higher engagement, demand, and leads, but lately more leads are simply not enough. Marketers are tasked with getting higher quality leads, higher conversion rates throughout the entire funnel, and driving greater demand.

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5 Ways to Wow and Boost Conversions with Creative Video Experiences

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Ebooks, blog posts, and written content are important in a marketing strategy, but it’s hard to generate a real emotional connection and emotional response with those content formats. Video, on the other hand, gives you that exact opportunity.

Why Video is a Must-Have Sales Tool [Infographic]

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It’s no secret that it’s harder than ever to get engagement from prospects. In fact, HubSpot’s 2017 State of Inbound Report found that the biggest challenge facing salespeople today is finding ways to break through the barrier and get a response.

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Evaluating Sales Tech: An Insider’s Look

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Coming from a sales background, I’m usually the one trying to get people to buy something! However, in the past year I’ve often found myself on the other side of the conversation. I’ve been evaluating new technologies to help my own team succeed.

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How to Prepare Contact & Account for an Account-Based Marketing Strategy

Among B2B communities, 2017 brought upon several new concepts, trends and technologies… But perhaps none captured more attention than the re-emergence of account-based marketing as a viable growth strategy.

Unleash your creative genius by visiting our new Video Inspiration Hub

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Brands today are creating some truly awe-inspiring video content. It’s a full-fledged film renaissance and at Vidyard, we get to watch the Michaelangelos of sales and marketing paint their motion picture masterpieces with selfies, explainers, and screen captures. But what about your team? Ever find yourself wondering what to put in your video, or curious what else is out there? Well, wonder no longer.

The Top 8 Reasons Your Video May Fail

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“To the victor go the spoils,” is a truism in politics, love, war, and video marketing. You see, while video will soon account for 82 percent of all internet traffic, its gains are unevenly distributed. A few champions enjoy the lion’s share of views, engagement, and outcomes.

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How to capture buyers with the explosive power of Bruce Lee’s one-inch punch

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Watch a clip of the late, great Bruce Lee delivering his famous one-inch punch and you’ll see him knock a martial artist off his feet with minimal effort. And if Lee draws it back into a whopping six-inch punch? The guy flies back several yards. Just see what I mean. How do you think he did it?

Why Video Books Are The New eBooks

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Our prospects are bombarded with hundreds of messages every day, making it difficult to stand out and get the attention we deserve. As a result, many marketers are seeing diminishing returns on traditional tactics like email, digital advertising, and eBooks.

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Not Too Late: Last-Minute Steps towards GDPR Compliance for B2B Marketers

Speaker: Howard J. Sewell, President, Spear Marketing Group, and Anne Angele, Senior Marketing Automation Specialist, Spear Marketing Group

As you likely know, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect May 25. Surveys show that most US-based B2B marketers are still woefully unprepared, even though the regulation affects not only any company actively doing business in Europe, but anyone even communicating with European contacts in his/her marketing database. The penalties for non-compliance with GDPR can be severe – in the millions of dollars. Fortunately, there are a few basic steps that B2B marketers can and should make that will get them closer to full compliance.

Why Zendesk + Video is a Match Made In Support Heaven

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There’s only so many hours in the day—that’s why top support teams use video to increase deflection and resolve cases 25% faster, all while boosting overall customer satisfaction. Have we piqued your curiosity? Find out how you can use Zendesk + Video , for customer support.

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How To Generate Authenticity In Your Outreach Videos

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If you’re thinking about using video in your sales process, like outreach videos, but aren’t sure where to start–we’re here to help you out.

Video Benchmark Report Projects B2B Video Content to Double Within 12 Months

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Vidyard’s Summer18 Update Helps Businesses Go Video-First Across the Customer Lifecycle

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GDPR & Demand Generation: What Your Team Needs To Know

Speaker: David Crane, Head of Content & Thought Leadership, Integrate

The coming month will test the boundaries of change management for marketing organizations (and their colleagues in sales, finance, IT and legal) as they ready their teams for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will go into effect May 2018. Much of what we’ve seen in B2B marketing publications, martech vendor blogs and from word-of-mouth borders on fear-mongering. Not to say this isn’t understandable – a lot of rather quick changes must be made to ensure GDPR compliance, and they can feel overwhelming. However, some of the wisest B2B marketing experts continue to reiterate one very important point: GDPR, while causing significant stress now, will lead to more efficient and effective marketing and sales down the road.

4 industries where video is surging

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Nobody sees more variety on the sales floor than a solutions consultant (SC). They’re the person to whom all new and exciting edge-cases flock—where salespeople bring the the deals that are unusual, fascinating, and sometimes, prophetic.

2 Ways to Supercharge Your Support with Video

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According to your customers, support just got personal. In Salesforce’s 2017 State of Service Report , 69% of consumers and 82% of business buyers now expect support to be personalized to them.

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Welcome to the Age of Intelligence (and What it Means for Video)

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Dreamforce 2017: Through the Video Lens. Last week, the spectacle that is Dreamforce engulfed the city of San Francisco bringing together tens of thousands of business professionals, app developers and members of the tech community.

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Crush Your Support Goals With Video

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In the ever changing world of support, we know that creating high quality support is becoming harder than ever to execute. What’s the secret to success in this digital era? A truly outstanding customer experience—the kind that evokes heart-eyed emojis and maybe even a slow-clap.

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Top 20 B2B Marketing Charts of 2017

Discover critical data and insights with MarketingCharts' most popular B2B marketing charts of 2017. This deck covers both the buyer’s and seller’s perspective across topics such as lead generation, vendor relationships, and content marketing.

Why Personalized Video Excels at Breaking Through to Buyers

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If the average B2B buyer today were a superhero, they’d be Captain Selective Hearing. Their attention shifts faster than a speeding bullet. Their willpower is stronger than a locomotive, and they’re able to leap over countless ads, emails, and messages in a single bound.

Content Pros: How SalesLoft Is Leveraging Content to Drive Results

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Teaming up with the team at Convince & Convert, Vidyard’s VP of Marketing Tyler Lessard hosts the Content Pros Podcast.

How to Produce the Perfect Customer Testimonial Video

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There is a lot of power in a customer’s opinion. Because when a customer is about to make a purchase, they’ll trust their peers’ opinions more than anyone else’s. And that is why customer testimonial videos work so well.

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4 Video Selling Lessons from a New Sales Rep

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Personal video messages are an emerging phenomenon in sales. Getting in front of the camera can be daunting at first, but you’ll get comfortable with it in no time. Take it from me: When I first started at Vidyard, I felt weird about just sitting down and shooting videos. I’d be thinking to myself, “Do you even know what you want to say?” ” or “Other people are trying to work. You’re being disruptive.”

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2018 B2B Marketing Mix Report

B2B marketers like you contributed their insights to Sagefrog’s annual B2B Marketing Mix Report, a valuable asset in planning your marketing strategy for the year ahead.

How-to Help Sales Understand Your Product Through Video

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If there’s one truth when it comes to gossip, it’s that it can take on a life of it’s own.

3 Fundamental Pillars of Technical Support and How Video Can Help

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The expectations of customers are changing.

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8 things HR and internal comms teams can learn from marketers

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“If you build it, they will come” may work in the movies , but as any team that’s launched an employee portal, an internal newsletter, or benefits workshop can attest, it’s a recipe for an empty stadium.

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3 Ways to Use Video for Outstanding Customer Support

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Deflection Rates. If these terms mean anything to you, you almost certainly work in customer support. And if you’re anything like most customer support reps, you’re under a lot of pressure to keep up with demanding customers, while still providing the highest caliber of service.

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Empathy: Your Lead Generation Superpower

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO & Founder of markempa

Today’s sales and marketing environment is a paradox. There has never been more marketing channels to reach potential customers. But, connecting and building trust with buyers has never been harder. That's why we need to go beyond rational-logic based marketing to understand how our customers feel. Empathy is not just a “soft” skill, it's an incredibly powerful tool to understand customer motivation and increase lead conversion.