5 Great Tips to Create Engaging Video Content

Dev & Designby Mashum Mollah30 November 2020

Engaging Video Content

Video is one of the most popular content types these days. It is also the type of content that engages people the most, especially on social media channels like Instagram or Facebook.

On the other hand, there are ways to make your video content even more engaging; you just need to be creative, plan a good marketing strategy, and use the most effective tools. Also, it is important to constantly look for new ways to improve the videos that you make.

As there is a whole lot of video content on the internet, it is important to stand out and differentiate yourself from other video creators. To help you learn how to create more engaging video content, today, we will share some insightful tips about it.

Here are the tips to Create Engaging Video Content:

Tip #1: Have a Proper Video Converter

Video Converter

Depending on the device you are using to create videos, either it is a camera or a smartphone, it is always handy to have a good mov to mp4 converter. Such tools come in handy when you upload your video content to multiple platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo, or any others.

More to it, mov files work only on macOS and take up more space than mp4 files. And for video editing software to work properly, not lag, and not take centuries to render a file, you need to manage the free space on your computer. If the computer is filled with files and you have near to zero free disk space, you will end up with a slow computer. When will you make engaging video content if you are wasting time on slow software?

Tip #2: Have a Goal for Your Marketing Strategy

Marketing Strategy

As you begin planning your marketing strategy, it is essential to focus on a specific goal that you want to achieve. If you are creating the video content for a company, you should consider the entire marketing strategy the business is working on.

For example, if their main marketing campaign goal is to increase brand awareness, then you should focus on the same goal when you create videos. Although, if you create videos for your own channel, make sure that the content you create matches the whole idea of your personal brand image and the idea of your channel.

Tip #3: Make Your Audience Curious

Curiosity is one of the key factors that drive development and improvement in many different fields of life, such as business and science. Humankind has a natural need to ask questions; therefore you can take advantage of it to help you create more engaging video content. A video subtitle can be more engaging. You can simply create that by using a teleprompter app.

To make viewers curious, do not be vague in your videos and share something they do not know about or inspire them to question certain things in life. More it, when you edit the video, gather the moments that spark the viewer’s curiosity the most and place them at the beginning of the video. This will help increase the engagement of the video.

Tip #4: Be Familiar With Your Target Audience

First of all, when you decide what type of video content you will be creating and what will be your theme, you need to focus on that. It is important to be consistent with the topics you chose from the beginning. As your target audience grows, they might not be interested in a completely new topic that you have decided to explore.

For example, if you run a YouTube channel about animals and suddenly start making videos about cars, it may cause a loss of many subscribers. Also, when you already know who your target audience is, it is important to track their engagement when they view the new content that you have released.

To measure engagement for a video, take a look at the comment section to build a better understanding of people’s reactions to your new creation. Moreover, you can track the number of new followers or subscribers that appeared after you released a new video. And lastly, pay attention to the number of likes and shares on such social media channels like Facebook or Instagram.

Tip #5: Use Storytelling

Storytelling

Many people like stories, and it can help you create more engaging video content if you incorporate storytelling into your videos. Also, if you are promoting a product or a service with your video, storytelling is an excellent method to divert the attention of the advertising in the video.

To add storytelling to your content, you can come up with one of the seven types of plot lines, such as rebirth, comedy, tragedy, the quest, voyage and return, overcoming the monster, and rags to riches.

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Mashum Mollah is the man behind TheDailyNotes. He loves sharing his experiences on popular sites- Mashum Mollah, Blogstellar.com etc.

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