Traditional in-your-face TV infomercials and blatant calls-to-action have almost been replaced by a smarter, subtler brand of business video.
But that’s not to say that there isn’t room for friendly reminders of who you are. Greetings and sign-offs are an important part of video production because subtly promoting your business can push your audience to complete the goal you’re working toward.
On the other hand, you should be wary about being too subtle with your ask. “First Kiss” is actually an advertisement for Wren Studio, a clothing company, but you'd be hard-pressed to know that after watching it.
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This interesting and emotionally captivating video went viral (41 million YouTube views in three days, and 143 million to date), but without a call to action or a next-step direction, it lost its momentum — and potential sales.
So how do you strike the balance between subtlety and over-promotional?