Episode #679
Why Videos Are Better Than Text Even Though They Don’t Rank on Google 
June 10, 2018

In episode #679, Eric and Neil discuss why videos are better than text content. Find out why you need to be incorporating videos into your marketing.

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  • [00:27] Today’s Topic: Why Videos Are Better Than Text Even Though They Don’t Rank on Google
  • [00:41] Eric thinks videos are better than text. YouTube is the #2 search engine in the world and videos can rank on the front page.
  • [00:55] Because we all have faster internet, video content in rising in popularity more so than before.
  • [01:05] Neil thinks text generates long-term search traffic that can’t be beat.
  • [01:28] In an ideal world, you would do video and text.
  • [01:45] Video is time consuming, harder to rank, harder to go viral, etc.
  • [01:57] Even so, the people who watch are more engaged and conversion rates are higher.
  • [02:10] Incorporating video into your blogs is a great method.
  • [02:40] At conferences, Eric and Neil get great responses from the videos they post.
  • [03:00] If you can’t get high view counts, get other sites to embed your video.
  • [03:10] Add subtitles and translations to your videos to reach a wider audience.
  • [03:25] Anchor.fm can make a video for you from your audio podcast. You can then post it to Instagram and Facebook.
  • [04:05] Eric and Neil know recording in a studio is better than recording a podcast at home.
  • [04:30] Neil’s office does sales presentations over video.
  • [04:45] They also do a lot of video conferencing. Because of their casual dress code, everyone keeps a dress shirt around to throw over their more casual clothes.
  • [04:55] Videos build relationships and deeper connections.
  • [05:08] That’s all for today!
  • [05:12] Go to Singlegrain.com/Giveway for a special marketing tool giveaway!

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