10 quick tips for your videos, to make people stay on your site

You are probably reading this article on your iPhone in a stuffed subway?! Youtube Statistics says that half of YouTube views are on mobile devices and that the mobile revenue on YouTube is up over 100% y/y.

This insight is very relevant for all and any video creation styles: Mobile video means thinking efficiently because it’s made for people who won’t spend ages (=anything that lasts longer than 90 secs) on watching a startup’s explanation Video – with average time length of 1 to 4 minutes.

Wildstyle Network – (the creative agency in Brooklyn/US and Dresden/DE behind this blog) created dozens of such explainer videos to help Microsoft, Samsung and startups explain their products in a visual way. Such videos also help to keep your audience busy on your site, extending digital dwell time. Let’s quickly explain the how and why’s behind these epic cinematic pieces in a top 10 list for your video styles:

1. Infographic
Pretty often they illustrate complex facts using simple infographics.

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Pat Perry’s ill Illustrations

“Illustration” contains the word “ill”. If you ad “lust”, it sounds like passion for ill stuff. Well, Pat Perry is ill! He is a Detroit/Michigan based artist and ILLustrator. What really inspires me is that his work is inspired by travelling. He travels as much as he can. Watch his masterpieces carefully and maybe you are able to listen to the world around him! Some of his stuff really seems to be a direct mirror from what’s happening. The classroom illu is ill, the black/white drawing with the car in front reflects a typical scene somewhere in Michigan (I’ve never been there) and contains a kind of ILLness, too…  Continue Reading ›