Our Top 4 Online Business Trends 2015

Edward George - Video My Business

Not sure what should be on your priority list for your business in 2015? Here are 4 online trends in 2015 I think will be useful for your business, and for when preparing your next corporate video brief.

Brands are humanising

More and more businesses are responding to what customers want – a personal, caring, and relatable experience. With so many new methods of engaging with customers such as corporate video production and social media marketing, it is now easier than ever before for businesses to build relationships with customers. By using this to their advantage, many businesses have helped increase sales by inspiring more confidence in their customer base.

The future is video

Video has been a big thing in the consumer world for some time now, however, many businesses simply are not aware of the huge value for money which video marketing provides. With Cisco reporting a 54% increase in corporate video usage in 2014 from 2013, 2015 is set to increase by 56% further still from 2014. Websites such as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter now make it easier than ever to reach a huge audience in seconds at very little cost.

This endless flexibility and power which corporate video provides is just one of the many reasons your business simply can’t afford to miss out. Looking for a video producer? Video My Business is a fantastic resource to find the perfect professional video producer for you and your business.

Mobile friendly websites

With recent changes to Google and a huge increase in mobile device share, it is more important than ever to make sure your company website is mobile device friendly, or ‘responsive’. With Google now beginning to favour sites which are ‘mobile friendly’, you can now get higher up the search rankings as well as making your website more accessible to mobile browsing customers.

Mobile Friendly Websites - Online Business Trends 2015

Improved social media integration

Social media is no new thing to business, with many businesses using it strongly to their advantage already. Many businesses, however, are now looking to improve social media integration with their marketing campaigns. Adding social sharing buttons across your published content can dramatically increase its potential reach furthermore, and research cited by the CMO council states that social sharing links in emails increases email click through rate by 150%.

Improved Social Media Integration - Online Business Trends 2015

These are just four trends we anticipate for business in 2015. What are your thoughts on these four trends, and do you foresee any other trends in 2015? Let us know by commenting below.

Edward George - Video My Business This article was published by Edward George on 16th January 2015. 'Edward is the Director of Video My Business and a passionate entrepreneur. With big aspirations he hopes to change the business video industry for the better.
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