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The Yuletide Round-Up (from TGIF to Video Marketing Tips)

Claude Harrington 12.24.2015

With Christmas approaching, we’re running our weekly round-up a day early this week. This way, you and your family will have all the links you need when gathered around the tree and drinking eggnog. Merry Christmas Eve!


Monday: 4 Tips for Selecting the Right Voiceover Artist for Your Explainer

Tuesday: PICK OF THE WEEK: Seinfeld Holidays (animated video)

Wednesday: 4 Ways Your Business Can Use Explainer Videos to Boost Productivity

ICYMI: What the “Year in Search” Tells us about Consumer Behavior


FROM THE VAULT: Your Blog Needs Video Marketing

“You’ve invested in a quality explainer video, and placed it front and center on your site. Conversion rates are through the roof and leads are flooding in. Awesome. According to a study by Eyeview Digital, simply adding a video to the landing page of your website can increase conversion rates by as much as 80%. But why stop there?”


Animation News:

Aardman’s Interactive Short Special Delivery Is Now Available on YouTube 360 (via Cartoon Brew)

The Holiday Spektakulär (via Elevate Pictures)

A Closer Look at The Night Before Christmas (1941) With Tom & Jerry (via Cartoon Research)



Thank Goodness! An Oral History of ABC’s TGIF (via Entertainment Weekly)

How Much Can The Success Of Star Wars Impact Disney’s Valuation? (via Forbes)

The Ten Best Movies You Probably Didn’t See in 2015 (via WIRED)


Tesla’s Model X SUV puts on a Holiday Light Show (via The Verge)

Google And Microsoft Launch Their Santa Trackers (via Tech Crunch)

Seven Tech Trends From 2015 (via re/code)



Miss Colombia Weighs In Following Miss Universe Flub (via The Wall Street Journal)

13 States to Raise Minimum Wage in 2016 (via CNBC)

10 Video Marketing Lessons from the Top Brands and Video Creators of 2015 (via Reelseo)

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