Videos are a great way to get your newsletter readers to remember your message and put a face to your organization. Making a video for your small business or nonprofit is easy– most smartphones record video in High Definition, so you likely already have exactly what you need to get started already. This is great news for all small businesses and organizations, especially those who use email marketing to connect with their target audience online.
Here are 5 easy tips to help you a video in your next email:
Make it short and sweet
The shorter your video is the more effective it will be. Most people stop watching videos within the first minute. Unless you’re giving away a video podcast or a webinar, don’t make your video more than 90 seconds. If you have an idea that you know will take more than 1-2 minutes, consider turning it into a video series. Instead of using a 10-minute video in one email, create five 2-minute videos, and promote them over the course of a month. (more…)