When customers shop online, they take extra steps to ensure the products they’re browsing are what they really want. Because they can’t see the product up close or hold it in their hand, they require reassurance and detailed information that tells them they’re ready to make a purchase.
So, why not use video marketing to move them through the sales funnel? Video content provides opportunities to give customers a better look at your products so they’re comfortable during the checkout process.
Engaging customers with video marketing
If you want to increase e-commerce sales, you need to give the people what they want. In this case, it’s video. Around 40% of people say they want to see more video content from marketers, and with good reason. It’s an easy, fun way to interact with brands and gather more information about their products and services. It also breaks the monotony of text, images and other content that isn’t as engaging.
In general, people react more positively to video than other mediums. The demand for video has increased so much that marketers feel they have no choice but to make it the centerpiece of their content marketing strategies. About 45% of marketers plan to use YouTube as a content distribution channel in the near future, while 41% plan to use Facebook video content.
We’re going to go over the different ways you can use ecommerce video marketing to generate more sales, including:
Let’s get started.
1. Optimize video for mobile devices
You need to appeal to those in your audience who view your content on their smartphones and other non-desktop devices. If not, you’re neglecting more than 50 percent of people who view video content. If someone uses their mobile device or tablet to browse your website but can’t properly view your videos,