Local Video Marketing for YouTube Videos

Local Video Marketing for YouTube Videos

youtube videosLocal Video Marketing for YouTube Videos help in getting your videos found in your community. Did you know YouTube Receives around 1 billion searches per day (second only to Google). YouTube receives over 65 million unique visitors every month with unique meaning new people, people that have not been there before! When you are setting up YouTube and your videos it is important to know your goal, avoid sales pitches and use local video marketing to increase your brand on every video you produce.

Local Video Marketing for your YouTube videos is the ideal media for Small & Local Business, and a perfect opportunity for Your Business to reach customers in your sales area.

At DW Video we serve all of Michigan with our main area covering Grand Rapids, Rockford, Cedar Springs, Sparta, Howard City, Lakeview, Carson City, Muskegon, Kent City, Greenville, Big Rapids, Newaygo and Fremont. Grow your West Michigan Business with local video marketing applied to your YouTube Videos.

The importance of local video marketing is a series of videos that keep going and going… just like the energizer bunny.  Multiple videos gear toward your customer to help them, train them, sell to them, show them how to use your products and services.

Since 1984 Duane Weed has been the owner and producer at DW Video & Multimedia, LLC. Duane is also the host of Buy Local Michigan. A video blog promoting Michigan businesses, communities and people.

Using Facebook Page as your website

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Check out KJM Productions: http://www.kjmproductions.us

There are options in marketing your business and one is using Facebook Page as your website.  From Facebook, “Facebook can help you reach all the people who matter most to your business.”  Recently DW Video has been ask to set up a couple facebook pages for clients that wanted to use their page as their website.  When using Facebook Page as your website here is what we did and it is really easy.

First get your domain name.  For the Morley Celebration on the Pond we purchased: celebrationonthepond.com and for KJM Productions: kjmproductions.us

Facebook provides a custom web address as well – “When you set up your Page, you can request a web address like “facebook.com/yourgreatcompany,” which makes it easy to find. To maximize the impact, include this address on your business card, website and other marketing materials.”

Morley Celebration on the Pond

Visit http://www.celebrationonthepond.com

In both of these cases we used GoDaddy for obtaining our domain name.  Went into each account and instread of direction the domain name to point to web host.  We created a ‘forward’ to point to the custom URL on facebook.

For example:  celebrationonthepond.com points to https://www.facebook.com/MorleyCelebrationOnThePond and kjmproductions.us points to https://www.facebook.com/kjmproductions.

Now these customers can put their personalized website address on their business card.

Now it is important to work the page. Be authentic, Be responsive, Be consistent, Do what works and based on your budget, Make successful posts into successful promotions.

DW Video works with businesses  from Caledonia, Grand Rapids, Rockford, Grand Haven, Muskegon, Cedar Springs, Greenville, Big Rapids and all of Michigan. Contact Duane at 231-937-5420 to discuss  your your marketing and adverting needs.

 

Producing video testimonials

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Producing Video Testimonials for GRIN… “these are affordable”, states DW Video Owner Duane Weed.

At DW Video we love producing video testimonials and promoting Michigan.  We are working with the Grand Rapids Inventors Network promoting the organization and its members. “Developing a product is a marathon” states John a member of the Grand Rapids Inventors Network. John a Michigan inventor (Johnny Ball) believes you have to believe in your product 100 percent and not give up. The networking possibilities are a great benefit of the organization.

Our approach when producing video testimonials is to keep it real.  These do not have to be expensive and in the case for how we produced the videos for GRIN, the production is hundreds of dollars… not thousands.  Here is the video we produced:

Grand Rapids Inventors Network helps Johnny Ball

 

The goal for GRIN is to build their YouTube Channel and provide a platform not only for the organization and the members.

video production servicesFollow DW Video on facebook, Connect with Duane on Linkedin and check out our blog. At DW Video we provide Video and Media services all over Michigan including the cities of Grand Rapids, Rockford, Reed City, NewaygoMuskegonMount PleasantGreenvilleFremont and Cedar Springs.

 

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Producing testimonial videos

We are at it again producing testimonial videos for the Grand Rapids Inventors Network or GRIN for short.  This time our mission was to have the members share their experiences.  Who sells your business and organization better than a customer or member?

At one of the monthly meetings we set up and interviewed six members about why they are members of the Grand Rapids Inventors Network.  I am impressed with the golden nuggets that came out of these members.  In the past I have shared the importance of keeping the testimonials real.  When producing testimonials videos, ask the right questions and wow, we cannot write this any better.

 

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Lynn talks about how marketing her product Splash Count and how GRIN has helped her.

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Brenda B shares her experience with the Grand Rapids Inventors Network and her product from BeachFit.

Producing testimonial videos provide your organization with an opportunity to build trust with prospective customers and prospects.  Video Testimonials strengthen relationships with existing customers and help turn prospects into customers.

I personally love producing testimonials videos because they are real people speaking in their own words about why they like your product, service and/or organization.  There is a powerful tone to have a person sharing from their heart about you.  In the case of the GRIN the members share how the organization has helped them.

Here are a few questions to ask when producing testimonial videos:

What has the business/organization done for you and why?
What was the obstacle was achieved by using this product and/or service?
What was the benefit of buying this product?
Were their any specific feature(s) did you like most about this product?
Why did you need this product/service and how did it help you?
Would you recommend this product? If so, why?

And lets not forget to ask, Is there anything you’d like to add?

At DW Video we are here to help tell your story.  Servicing Big Rapids, Fremont, Newaygo, Rockford, Greenville, Reed City and all of West Central Michigan.  Contact Duane at 231-937-5420 and lets discuss your video and media production needs.

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Preserve videotape memories by transferring to DVD

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Preserve videotape memories by transferring-to DVD.

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Preserve videotape memories by transferring to DVD and making copies to share with family and friends.

Preserve videotape memories by transferring to DVD is an ideal way to share those memories with family and friends. What a great birthday, anniversary and Christmas gift. This is one gift you can not find in a store. Heck, it is right there in your closet, under the TV or stored in a box somewhere.
At DW Video we can get up to 2 hours onto a DVD.

Unlike some box stores we can combine multiple tapes onto one DVD. The key is as long as the time does not exceed two hours in length. We know people do not always fill up the videotape. For example, one time I had a lady bring in well over one hundred videotapes – VHS, VHS-C and Mini-DV. There was anywhere from 2 minutes to 4 hours on each tape. NOTE: Four hours meant it was not recorded in the 2-hour mode. These had to be put on two separate DVDs. Remember, only two hours per DVD. Back to the story…. She had every tape numbered in the order she wanted. Each tape was put on as to maximize the two hour DVD. Meaning some tapes had three, four sometimes up to six tapes on one DVD. The first two tapes are at $25.00. The base price for our Video to DVD Transfer. Then $5 per additional tape. The project of over 100 DVD’s made 30-40 DVD’s.

Preserve videotape memories by transferring to DVD with our in-house transfer service. We can transfer the following videotape formats to DVD: Betacam, BetaCamSP, VHS (NTSC, PAL, or SECAM), SVHS, VHS-C, 8mm, Hi-8, Digital8, miniDV, DVCam, 3/4″ (U-Matic). DW Video can also tape your files from your newer video cameras and make DVD’s for you. Do you have home videos, corporate videos, wedding videos, training videos, sports highlights, dance recitals and more.

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All video formats transferred to DVD… Even BetacamSP.

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Making a DVD menu to easily find your videos.

Contact Duane today for all your video and multimedia needs. 231-937-5420. At DW Video and Multimedia we service Michigan with a highlight on Big Rapids, Greenville, Rockford, Fremont, Newaygo, Grant, Cedar Springs, Howard City, Lakeview, Edmore, Stanton, Reed City… basically all of west central Michigan.

 

 

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