Online videos drive deeper engagement than text articles, according to a new study, with humour attracting the highest amount of likes, shares and comments. However, adverts and a lack of video quality can turn people off. New Media Knowledge took a closer look. By Chris Lee.
The recent launch of the Future High Streets Forum is testament to the fundamental changes the high street has undergone. The move to online has arguably been one of the most significant factors contributing to this change so it was a surprise that the first meeting of the Forum did not discuss the influence of ecommerce and digital on retailers. Tony Heyworth, International Marketing Director, LivePerson, looks at how retailers can take advantage of ecommerce and, more specifically, multichannel, to engage their customers on the future high street, today.
The education system is changing rapidly, with forward-thinking teachers making the most of new media to engage their pupils in learning. New Media Knowledge caught up with one head teacher to learn how he had used video to great effect in the classroom. more
With car buyers increasingly turning to the Web for their research, today’s customers are extraordinarily well informed. For John Bache, database & digital marketing manager at KiaMotors (UK) Ltd. this means the role of the manufacturer’s website is changing. Car companies must move beyond standard brochure-ware and catalogues and start provisioning original content that increases customer engagement and helps to inspire people to visit their local dealer. more
The UK’s online video viewing audience has grown by a tenth in the last year, highlighting the growing value of using video to advertise online. New Media Knowledge met with digital marketing specialist AdTech to see how marketing managers could make the most of video. more
Ask.com has reverted to its original brand – AskJeeves.com – in the UK, just three years after the iconic butler was dropped by the search engine. New Media Knowledge’s Chris Lee caught up with AskJeeves to find out why. more
Many thanks to George Grylls for taking videos of the iDesign conference on September 18. The first 23 of these have now been uploaded to YouTube.
There are several hours of video here, so we have indexed them here by topic so you can skip to the ones that are most relevant to your own concerns. The sound can be variable - so you may actually prefer the podcasts for some of the sections.