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Ever since its launch in January 2013, Vine has had a significant impact in the way videos are recorded and shared online. These six-second clips seem to have taken the world by storm, especially among teens - but the numbers show that marketers are not yet realizing the full potential of the medium.
Since it’s launch in January 2013, Vine has racked up millions of users. It’s six-second videos replay on loop—perfect for our ever-shortening attention spans. With more than 100 million people viewing Vine videos each month and users sharing 8,333 videos every minute, how will you tap into this apps video potential? Here are some tips to broaden your brand awareness and enhance your social media presence beyond just photos and words.
Magician Zach King can defy the laws physics, turn his emojis into actual objects, and teleport from his bed to the red carpet at the Oscars. And he can do all these things in 6 seconds. Known as the “Vine Magician,” King has made an art form out of the six-second digital video, doing what he calls “digital slight of hand.’
When it comes to your website, let's hope you didn't spend 6 hours crafting a 6,000 word page about your company. But if you did and you're getting frustrated that people aren't making it past the first paragraph, here are a few ideas to use videos to spruce up your website .
The launch of the web version of Twitter’s Vine has seen to some truly creative marketing this year, challenging brands to find more innovative ways of capturing their audience's attention in a very fragmented media landscape. According to FastCompany, “a branded Vine is four times more likely to be seen than a branded video; any brand not on board with Vine risks losing out on some serious social media exposure.”
Businesses are finding plenty of reasons to use Vine as a great marketing tool. If you have yet to experiment with Vine, here’s what you can do with it to take your content marketing strategy to a different level altogether.
Dear Socially Stephanie, I'm feeling confident with my social media game. I'm just missing one piece - video. I'm not expecting anything to "go viral" yet, but rather I want it to be a part of my ongoing social media content strategy. How do you propose I go about that? They say an image is worth 1,000 words. Well guess what? Video is worth 1 million words.
How can you exploit a video app that only gives you a mere 6 seconds to get your message across? Using Vine as an adaptive marketing platform is inevitably going to involve some radical rethinking of how brands can interact within their communities.