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    The Tech-Savvy Business: Making the Most Out of Video Content

    There’s no denying that business management can be an overwhelming endeavor if you let it. However, those that learn how to develop a proper routine in business management will find that experiencing success is about taking things one step at a time and making the most of the situation.

    While the things to focus on might not necessarily be obvious, it always helps to look into the latest trends. For example, video content is undoubtedly blowing up as more and more people get used to consuming their favorite media through videos. Even podcasts are pushing toward video content. Here are a few best-practice solutions you can use to boost your video content.

    Don’t Forget to be Accessible

    Of all the many things that make video content fantastic, it would be accessibility that takes the cake as the number one priority. For example, even the shortest videos with closed captions do much better than those without captioning or translation.

    Keep in mind that most types of video content can help with marketing simply by being more accessible. The addition of captions might not seem like much, but it gives those with hearing impairment the opportunity to fully experience your video. With advancements in AI, automated transcription is more accurate than ever before, giving companies a chance to improve video and audio content through captions and transcription.

    It’s All About the Platform

    Aside from taking the time to add accessibility to your videos, the next thing to consider would be the ideal platform. A good example would be Facebook, as most companies with active social media accounts use Facebook as their primary platform. That said, it’s also a great idea to have YouTube as one of the primary platforms for videos.

    As it is centered around video content, it is often a much smoother experience to go with YouTube, and those that think outside the box could even find their niche within the platform. An example would be Legal Eagle, where a lawyer reacts to how lawyers are depicted in media, growing interest not only in the channel, but their law firm.

    Maintain Consistency

    One of the most essential parts of uploading video content for online users is maintaining a sense of consistency. While video content might not be the company’s main driving force, it would still be a good idea to be consistent with video marketing. It is similar to the use of blogs or articles on the company’s website. If there were never any new content coming in, many online users would grow bored and search elsewhere. It might not seem like such a big deal, but consistency is a big part of what makes a company successful in its industry.

    Using videos for marketing and other purposes is a natural step forward for businesses, even for startup owners that have yet to be tried and tested. The above tips can help company owners make the most out of their video content, easing much of the burden and helping with any digital marketing strategy.

    David Novak
    David Novak
    For the last 20 years, David Novak has appeared in newspapers, magazines, radio, and TV around the world, reviewing the latest in consumer technology. His byline has appeared in Popular Science, PC Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Electronic House Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Mechanics, Forbes Technology, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Glamour Magazine, T3 Technology Magazine, Stuff Magazine, Maxim Magazine, Wired Magazine, Laptop Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, Indiana Business Journal, Better Homes and Garden, CNET, Engadget, InfoWorld, Information Week, Yahoo Technology and Mobile Magazine. He has also made radio appearances on the The Mark Levin Radio Show, The Laura Ingraham Talk Show, Bob & Tom Show, and the Paul Harvey RadioShow. He’s also made TV appearances on The Today Show and The CBS Morning Show. His nationally syndicated newspaper column called the GadgetGUY, appears in over 100 newspapers around the world each week, where Novak enjoys over 3 million in readership. David is also a contributing writer fro Men’s Journal, GQ, Popular Mechanics, T3 Magazine and Electronic House here in the U.S.

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