Nick Barber, online video producer
IDG News Service
You know video is hot and getting hotter. But if you're in b-to-b, you're in a different game. Special guest David Strom demonstrates how online software demos have changed how companies like Symantec and Altiris get the word out. Also on the agenda: how best to get that tech video distributed far and wide... and a deep-dive on tools to help measure video success.
You won’t find a more experienced tech b-to-b video producer than Fritz Nelson. Luckily for PR, he’s quite responsive and wants to open his door for virtually any worthy tech vendor. But these are early days, and tech PR hasn’t quite figured out how best to harness the power of TechWeb TV. The gist of Fritz’s advice: your executive must speak directly and answer the questions. They also can demo their software products using TechWeb’s Reviewcam tools. A new live San Francisco-based TechWeb show called “Valley View” has been soft-launched and will be rolled out full-force in 2010. And Fritz Nelson will be at the center of it all.
What exactly is "good" tech video? And could you sell that definition to your clients? This SWMS Tech Edit Spotlight will answer both questions. Trade and business media often don't understand their own intentions with their video efforts, making it difficult for PR pros to pitch ideas. Some edit outlets accept B-roll, but what kind and under what circumstances? And what must clients do to succeed in the video era? You'll be surprised at how easy it can be.