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How this 39 second video works so effectively

I made a 39 second video recently which packs a punch and does a great deal of heavy lifting for me. It follows a certain formula I use when making a particular type of video. Let me explain. I have previously written about the video formula which involves 3 steps: When I was I believe […]

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Digital Marketing Small Business Video Marketing

Avoid the familiar mistake of seeking perfection in your marketing

I read an update on LinkedIn the other day from a small business owner who has evidently embraced video marketing as part of her marketing strategy. This is a first, crucially important step which I am repeatedly banging on about and encouraging on this blog, on my YouTube channel, on my Instagram, and anywhere else […]

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Digital Marketing Video Marketing

Why I Am Ignoring the Findings of My Own Poll Results

I am ignoring the findings of my own poll, carried out on my YouTube channel, and am catering for the minority view, not the majority. The easiest thing to do is to follow the majority, do the popular thing, take the path of least resistance, and cater for the masses. I polled my YouTube subscribers […]

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Video Marketing

Live Streams on YouTube-My Observations on My 1st Two Live Streams

I did my first YouTube live stream at the weekend just passed, on Easter Monday at 12 noon. I have previously written about doing my first live stream but that one did not actually feature me, and I was not on camera at all. It was just a test or dry run to see how […]

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Digital Marketing Online Marketing Video Marketing

Why You Need a Strong Questioning Filter When Consuming Digital Marketing Advice

I listen to a lot of podcasts, most of which are concerned with online marketing. The vast majority  are of limited value, but there are some notable exceptions. And within those exceptions you need to apply a certain personalised filter to extract value for your particular circumstances. Let me give you one example.  Today I […]

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Video Marketing

I Did My First YouTube Live Stream This Morning

I did my first YouTube Live Stream this morning, Easter Sunday 12 April 2020. It is something that I have begun to turn over in my mind, lately, because I think it has great potential from a business perspective. But this morning I just turned the camera on and set it up on a little […]