We did these cool little video splash pages for ClickTrackProfit a few weeks ago and the general idea behind them (as well as most of our training at TE Live and T3) is to get people out of their shell and understand how powerful video promotion can be.
The message has only still been adopted by a select few folks online and I guess, it’s normal. You see, for years the traffic exchange industry has been passionately explaining to it’s members the power of personal branding. You see can see from people putting their real names and photos on splash pages. This was actually a practice introduced to the industry years ago by the late Doug Williams who ALWAYS talked about how important it was for people to be seen.
That was then…Video is now! Just recently TopHits4U started a referral contest where they added the ability for you to add your own YouTube video to a splash page. Along with the custom video splash pages at CTP, are we seeing the start of a new way for members to promote?
I would argue yes, and the more people get comfortable behind a video camera, the more results they will see. Why? Simple, people get to ‘know’ you when they see your face on camera. Hey, I know it’s a scary thought, to put yourself out there like that but it works.
Take for example this past Monday at T3 where James Dias discussed how from video alone, he built his brand from being basically ‘unknown’ about 6 months ago, to being a fellow Nerd in TimTech…Video folks, it works and it works SO well!
The first step though, starts with you. Why not try a custom video splash page at CTP or TopHits4U and see how powerful it can be. People will get to know you, they will start to like you even more and *gasp* something called trust will begin to form.
Go try it, you’ll love it!