By Josh Gold I know I’m always beating the drum for not overextending videos. Videos work best when they’re created with specific goals in mind; trying to cram in too much, or reusing a video made for a particular audience, often does more harm than good. This is probably a … [Read more...] about Am I Breaking My Own Rules? When it’s Okay to Reuse Videos
By Josh Gold Recently, a colleague of mine asked for my take on how nonprofits might benefit from virtual reality (a.k.a. VR) or 3-D videos, a relatively new technology that’s been getting hype in some quarters over the last few years. These are interactive films that let the v … [Read more...] about VR Marketing: Is it a Fad or is it the Real Thing?
By Josh Gold In a previous post, I made an effort to demystify all the elements that go into making a video. One of the things I emphasized at the time was the importance of conducting serious research and using it to craft strong message that can help you achieve tangible … [Read more...] about Why Research? The Data may Surprise You
By Moshe Hecht It’s time to switch things up a bit. In keeping it “present,” this column will roll out a 4-part interview series, featuring some of the most unlikely, yet on-the-pulse, individuals, who are shifting the landscape with their fresh perspectives on the nonprofit sp … [Read more...] about A Conversation with “Mr Viral”: How Nonprofits Can Reach Viral Success
By Josh Gold Does this sound familiar? You’re making a video, and you struggle to come up with the story and concept at first. But then the ideas start flowing. You want to tell viewers about the success of your last event; you want to highlight a recent feature that’s rea … [Read more...] about The Three Bears Approach: How to Get a Video That’s Just Right