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There’s no denying the appeal of video. When I’m doing research for a home project, planning a purchase or trying to teach myself how to play a new board game, I prefer to watch an engaging video rather than read through text or scan images. Not surprisingly, many job seekers have the same preference as …

If you want to build a firm relationship with your customers, clients, and partners, you’ll want to express your gratitude more often than you usually do. Still, life sometimes gets in the way and makes you unable to shake that hand, give that hug or even to send a “thank you” card. That’s when creating …

2019 has arrived and is ready to gift us with another exciting trip around the Sun! We want to look back on everything we’ve worked on and accomplished in 2018, so today we’re bringing you our 5 best blog posts from last year! The principal purpose of writing our blog is to assist you in …

You are probably familiar with the quote: “If you don’t take care of your customers, your competitors will…” Not to mention that your customers are the ones on which your success depends on. No matter what industry you come from or what you sell, your customers are here to give you a direction for your business …

Skylar Stigall joined the Covideo team in May of 2017 after a stint in the real estate world. She’s a 2016 graduate of Ball State University where she majored in Communications Studies. Skylar loves that her role as an Account Manager allows her to build relationships with many people and help them utilize Covideo to …

How many people are sending emails every day? Probably everyone. How many of them are sending VIDEO emails? Probably not everyone. Even though video content is almost everywhere, people still prefer watching a video over recording it. There could be many reasons why people are still hesitant about video usage. In this blog, we’ll name …

In the world of digital marketing, things are constantly changing. New trends arise daily, and if you want to stay ahead of the curve, you must adapt. We’ve compiled a list of 5 digital marketing trends you should know about and implement into your strategy in 2018. 1. 2018 is the year of video If …

More than 2,000 visitors from 76 countries participated in the biggest European WordPress conference – WordCamp Europe. The conference was held in Belgrade, Serbia on June 14-16 2018. One of the participants was Covideo’s Web Designer Goran Gluhak. It’s an annual event that aims to create and strengthen connections between the growing local European WordPress …

In partnership with Internet Sales 20 Group, Covideo is excited to sponsor “King of the Ring” competition at the upcoming conference in Miami. Not to mention that the winner will receive a $1000 prize and a championship belt. We encourage everyone to participate! So, show us how you can rebuttal against some of the hardest …

While Gmail is still the number one email service for most users, it’s rival Outlook is seriously climbing it’s way up. From the business point of view, Office 365 is the right choice to keep their organizations productive and satisfied due to a few flaws in Gmail. Whether you are a Gmail or Outlook user, …

Today, email is one of the most widely used forms of business communication. Unfortunately, we are all aware that it is not the best one. How many times have you sent an email and realized that your recipient didn’t really understand your message? Or how many times have you sent an email and never even …

  How often do you say “Thank you”? We are not talking about the robotic “thank you” but the real sincere one that shows people the appreciation for their acts. People love to feel appreciated. People love to see other people care about the efforts they put. Start with yourself, is there a difference for …

What is the most powerful tool used in online marketing? No doubt, it was and still is the newsletter, and with video in newsletters, it’s only getting more powerful. It provides a more casual approach to sales by inserting articles and industry updates or even pieces of advice, special offers and many more. There is …

Getting to the inbox entails more than just hitting the send button. In the sea of irrelevant information and emails, spam filters are in place for a reason – to provide the best possible inbox experience for mailbox users. That’s why when you send an email, it has two walls to cross to come to …

  How many times have you opened your mailbox to find a neverending list of unread emails waiting for you? This is an issue everyone in the business world deals with, and if you want to be successful, most of these emails are a good sign for your business. But then again, if you are …

Stop chasing dead-end leads and missing out on your most qualified ones. Instead, use your time wisely by tracking your success and making better-informed decisions. With Covideo real-time analytics find out how many times the video message has been viewed, which parts of the video where a success and how many exit links were clicked …

There are many options on how to record with Covideo. It really depends on what you prefer and what’s most convenient for you at the moment. Everyone has different preferences – some prefer recording with their phone, professional camera, and others with an integrated PC camera or webcam. You can even choose to upload an …

One CEO is revolutionizing the way her company communicates internally – and she’s eliminating the memo in favor of video. Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture’s North American division, banned the use of memos. Instead, employees are encouraged to utilize video – either live-streamed or taped. Consequently, here are some of the ways Sweet is describing …

Covideo sits down with superstar Covideo user, Greg Gale, to discuss how he uses video email as a loan officer and trainer with The CORE.   Name: Greg Gale Company: The Gale Team – NOVA Home Loans Covideo user for: 2+ years Frequency of use: Daily Primarily uses Covideo for: Putting a face to a …

Ah, effective communication. A recent article from DigitalDealer.com encourages auto dealers to use video to communicate their “why” – and we couldn’t agree more. The article sites this impressive stat: “People remember 20% of what they hear, 30% of what they see, and 70% of what they see and hear.” Perhaps this is because video …

Ok, so if you read our blog post – Unsubscribe: A Must-Have for Mass Email Marketing – you’ve either added an unsubscribe/opt-out button to your emails or patted yourself on the back for already having it. Well done! How to nurture relationships? Now let’s put aside all the talk about email unsubscribe rates. After we’ve …

No matter how entertaining or informational your video emails are if they lack an effective call-to-action their marketing value is limited.  All that great content you’re sending, establishing an emotional connection with your audience, reaps few benefits if viewers aren’t motivated to interact with your business once the video is finished playing. Video email calls-to-action …

Most small business owners recognize the value of video marketing but don’t have the budget to shoot high production videos.  Fortunately, there are less expensive and effective video options available to them. The social media explosion has caused a paradigm shift in marketing methods. Ads have gone from broadly based print messages to interactive, visual experiences. …

Even as video email becomes a mainstream tool for online marketers, barriers (real or imagined) keep some executives from green-lighting implementation.   Surveys by the Web Video Marketing Council over the past several years clearly indicate growing adoption of video email marketing and satisfaction with the results of its use.  By 2012, 52% of marketing …

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about the Vault feature and thought a quick video could address them more effectively than an article.  For those of you unfamiliar with the Vault, it’s a folder in the Video Library.  A video email sent from the Vault is restricted to a single view by the recipients. …

Times change.  In the past 10 years, dial-up Internet connections have been replaced by faster, more reliable broadband technology.  Clunky mobile phones have evolved into sleek, mini-computers.  And the video, once a novelty item in the online world, is now standard fare on social sharing sites, gaining traction all across the web. In much the …

Email newsletters are a staple of online marketers. They provide a more casual approach to sales by inserting articles and industry updates, in between event sign-ups, new product releases and special offers.  Add in a short overview by the editor, a couple of social network links and an image or two and you have the basis for a solid company newsletter. Solid, but in today’s …

After the initial establishment of a video email account, most users are too busy doing business to think about account settings and other administrative options.  But while they’re diligently sending video messages, their company mailing or email address may have changed.  Their terms of service or privacy policy may have been updated.  Even company branding or employee changes may have …

CoVideo offers two options for creating video email: Web-based Recorder and Desktop Recorder. The Web-Based Recorder can be accessed from any computer with an Internet Connection and a webcam, while the Desktop Recorder is our downloaded version that puts seven features right at your fingertips. The Desktop Recorder is available for download to Windows XP, …

We have recently added an enhancement to our video library. You can now download videos onto your computer that were recorded using our web-based recorder, located in your back office. To download a video, just simply click on the D/L option in your video library and select the location on your computer that you would …

We all know marketing is expensive.  TV, radio and print ads cost hundreds or thousands of dollars for limited, host-controlled exposure. The greater the exposure, the higher the cost. Annual budgets can easily be blown on campaigns that deliver little (or no) ROI to support the expenditure, leaving businesses without the capital to launch other …

You want more business and you want to run your business more effectively. Then look no further. Video mail can accomplish both those goals and more. Here are 7 great reasons for using video mail. 1. Differentiate yourself from the competition. Take the competitive advantage by sending video mails instead of the standard text email. …

You want more business and you want to run your business more effectively. Then look no further. Video email can accomplish both those goals and more. Here are 7 great reasons for using video email. 1. Differentiate yourself from the competition. Take the competitive advantage by sending video emails instead of the standard text email. …

A recent webinar on video mail marketing (or video commerce) turned up some interesting information.  Nearly 300 participants in a video marketing seminar were asked their level of video mail expertise. 10% considered themselves clueless, 50% called themselves novices and 25% claimed intermediate status.  Only 15% identified themselves as either advanced or expert.  Experience also played a role in participants attitude …

A recent webinar on video email marketing (or video commerce) turned up some interesting information.  Nearly 300 participants in a video marketing seminar were asked their level of video email expertise. 10% considered themselves clueless, 50% called themselves novices and 25% claimed intermediate status.  Only 15% identified themselves as either advanced or expert.  Experience also played a role in participants attitude toward …

Picture the situation: you’re drafting an email to your new client you barely know. Finally, you arrive at the end of the email, and you wish to sign off on that email accordingly. What will you use? The universal “Sincerely,” traditional “Kind regards” or maybe something a bit cheesy, such as “Talk to you later, …