Why Should I Use Video?
Look at These Facts
1 YouTube has over one billion users which is aboout one-third of total internet users. 45% of people watch over an hour of video from either youtube or facebook per week. Think about that for a minute: half of the people that use the internet spend over an hour per week watching video advertisement.
2 Do you want to go by day? More that five hundred million hours of video are watched on youtube EACH DAY! Listen to this one... more video content is uploaded in thirty days than the major TV networks have created in thirty years!
3 Let's talk marketers. 87% of marketers use video content as part of their marketing strategies. Over half of the video content available is watched on a mobile device. 51% of marketing professionals around the globe say that video is the type of content with the best ROI.
4 Video content drives a 157% increase in organic search engine traffic. Videos 2 minutes or less get the most user engagement. Landing pages with a video on them get 80% more conversions. YES, 80% more.
5 Let's talk about web pages. Videos attract two or three times as many monthly visitors than text alone. Blog posts with a video attract 3 times as many inbound links as blog posts with text alone. Combining video with full-page ads boosts engagement by 22%.
6 Let's end with some fun facts. Viewers retain 10% of the content they read, but 95% of the content in a video. By 2019, 80% of all consumer internet traffic will be watching video. And lastly, users spend 88% more time on websites with videos. Need I say More?