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April 1st, 2008, 10:06 PM #1So Excited About Videos!
I am just bursting at the seams tonight. I finally found a way to work videos into my reward site. I had been thinking about it for months and trying to find the way that would work best. I didn't want it to feel forced that every now and again we would have a product review or demonstration. So we started an entire videoblog with places for demos, announcements, reviews, etc. We even did a "live" drawing on it today to give away a Disney Cruise!
No one I talked to tonight was nearly as excited as I was, so I figured I would post with the people who "get" what it is like when you finally see something come together on your site.
April 1st, 2008, 10:53 PM #2
What get's me is when you work with people that should be in the know that still aren't in the know so you still need to come to abestweb to be with people in the know. lol Congrats on your success!
April 2nd, 2008, 12:20 AM #3
Sweet! Congrats!! At ASW08 that home repair dude talked about the positive effect videos have had on his site -- hope the same for you!
April 2nd, 2008, 09:05 AM #4
Congrats on finally finding the recipe for the secret sauce!
It really is a great feeling. Here's to many, many more of those times for you and your site!Kim Salvino, Client Services Director, Performance Horizon Group
Reach me at kim.salvino(at)performancehorizon.com or on (443) 617-4036
April 2nd, 2008, 09:27 AM #5
Congrats on making it all come together! It really is sweet when you brainstorm an idea, and it finally comes to life on your site.
April 2nd, 2008, 10:02 AM #6
I sat in the video session at Affiliate Summit in Vegas. Everyone keeps saying that video is going to be "the next big thing". It is wise to get in on video now. I am glad you found a way to incorporate it in to your site. They are fun to make if you enjoy doing it.[B][SIZE=3][COLOR=Blue]Dina Riccobono[/COLOR][/SIZE][/B]
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April 2nd, 2008, 07:12 PM #7Originally Posted by OTProf
If anyone out there has been hesitant to give it a shot, I highly suggest it. And for those merchants who are already doing it, I will be looking for you.
April 2nd, 2008, 08:16 PM #8
Good for you Helpingmoms!
You're right to be excited! Video is a new online frontier that will get bigger and more important this year and beyond.
The success of Youtube should have given folks a hint of what was to come more than a year ago.
April 2nd, 2008, 09:15 PM #9
I bought a new HD camcorder as a result of that session and have been a video wannabe junkie since I have returned. Viddler rocks. Magnify .net has potential and I even loaded my first YouTube video to try things out.
Congrats Helping MomS on achieving your goal!
April 2nd, 2008, 11:09 PM #10
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I had lunch with Tim (AskTheBuilder is the site) after that session and he is wonderful to talk to. The people at our table were just listening to everything he had to say because it all made sense. Make videos about what you know, put them on your site and traffic will come
Glad you found a way to incorporate it! I have a new program coming where we plan to make videos (from slideshows) an integral part of the marketing campaign. Hopefully the Shareasale video encoding or what ever they are planning will be ready soon tooDeborah Carney
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April 16th, 2008, 06:59 PM #11
Great news! I had my first sale today as a direct result of my videos. How do I know? Check out the comment:
# THERESA on 16 Apr 2008 at 6:39 pm
Okay, if I just ordered $20.00 of nuts then I can testify to the fact that the video-blogging will do wonders for sales! LOL! Geez, Iíve never wanted a cashew more in my life.
YEA!! (BTW...It was for NutsOnTheNet, and it was my own super low tech video of my purchase a few weeks ago)
April 16th, 2008, 07:15 PM #12
Thats AWSOME! Congrats.....you are motivating me to load my Pinnacle Studio thats been staring at me for many months!
April 16th, 2008, 07:58 PM #13
Ahhh, video, sweet video. One of my emerging projects this year, totally unrelated to affiliate marketing or my consulting biz or PPC or my advertising / promoting of any kind (but I as many here know, I do video ads for my other biz's already). More diversity of income and reduced risk, gives me greater peace of mind and lets me deduct a lot more fun travel as well. I bask in your excitement for it helpingmoms, like a ginormous hot tub built for creative people having fun and recording it all. :-)
April 16th, 2008, 08:03 PM #14
Helpingmoms, that's wonderful!
Keep playing with the medium and you'll soar to new heights. There's a reason TV blew radio out of the water. :-)
April 16th, 2008, 08:56 PM #15
Congrats HM! Hope you get more sales!
Originally Posted by Rexanne
That said, I may give this a try for a few of my more demo-friendly products.There is no knowledge that is not power. ~Hemingway
April 16th, 2008, 09:04 PM #16Originally Posted by Leader
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