Entries by Mad Bear

Storytelling: An Age-Old Love Affair

Ever wonder if video is part of our genetic code? It resonates so well as a communication tool. OK, so it may not be genetic, but it is 100% part of the human evolutionary story. Since the beginning of time we have used visuals as a storytelling tool. The Egyptians’ entire language of hieroglyphics was […]

Choosing the Right Video Platform

As video is becoming more and more essential to how businesses communicate with their audiences—whether potential customers, current customers, or employees—a video platform has become a necessary and useful tool to manage, optimize, measure content, and learn about different audiences. Outline Your Needs First There are many platforms from which to choose: Wistia, Vimeo, Kaltura, Brightcove, Limelight to […]

Virtual Reality Success for Business

Seldom has the road to fame and fortune been so well paved as it is for those businesses that will drive the VR revolution. The signs are all there. The direction is clear. A wealth of virtual reality induced business opportunities lie just ahead, And there really are few limits. From gaming to healthcare to business meetings […]

Video: The Ultimate Sales Tool

Many salespeople would love to have an assistant — a supporting team member to help them be more efficient, helpful, and effective. You know, a useful sidekick to improve their ability to connect with customers and make more sales. That’s exactly what you get when you use video. Video enables salespeople and businesses to connect with […]

Mad Video Predictions for 2017

The future holds many unknowns. But the world of video is a different story. Gather around as we take a look into our Mad Bear Crystal Ball – which no surprise resembles our new Nokia OZO Virtual Reality camera. Take a minute or two to read Mad Bear’s predictions for the world of video in 2017. 360 Video/Virtual Reality […]

Video Metrics: Measuring What Matters.

Your video is up and running, you’re starting to rack up views. What’s next? How do you actually measure the success of your video project? Before you start measuring your video’s success, you must define what success means to you and your business. Hopefully, you set up a goal for your video project when you […]

Video Strategy Part 2 — Distribution

So you have this incredible video. You sent it out to your internal teams, encouraged everyone to share, uploaded it to YouTube and now you wait. You wait for the marketing fame to roll in. You wait some more. Unfortunately, each time you obsessively check, your view count wasn’t nearly as impressive as you’d hoped and no one […]

Need Help Delivering Video to Your Audience?

If you love the idea of video but don’t know how to get the video in front of the people you are trying to reach… You are not alone. So I want to share with you our story of discovery of that exact conclusion. This story describes what really is a dynamic duo of video storytelling. […]

Video Strategy: Part 1 (Content)

I play chess with my son. He’s 8. And he’s pretty good. He’s beaten me fair and square a few times. It got me thinking. What’s his strategy? So I asked. His answer was simple: Keep the King Alive. Strategy doesn’t have to be complicated, but it has to work for YOU. We get into conversations with marketers […]