What-we-can-learn-from-4-successful-animated-videos

 

There’s a famous quote attributed to Groucho Marx that says: “You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” As much as it’s useful (and secretly fun) to observe the mistakes of others, often we can learn even more by studying their successes.

Looking at the workflow of effective businesses makes it easier to develop effective business models in the future. Likewise, knowing what kind of advertising techniques worked in the past allows us to make wise decisions in future brand campaigns. Today we’re looking at four brands who successfully used animated video as the crux of their campaign, and why it was so effective in building their brand’s awareness.


Animation for startups

 

What exactly is a startup? Everyone and their mother seems to have their own definition. Some define it as a new business designed for rapid growth, others consider technological innovation as key in identifying a startup, while others believe it describes the opening phases of what may become a larger company.

Whatever your definition, it’s fair to agree that startup companies come in many different forms. Lacking any best practice rules, it can be difficult to know how to advertise such an immeasurable type of business, let alone what type of advertising medium will work best. However, there are a few common features that most startups share when compared with other types of businesses.

Today we’re taking a look at four common startup features and determining how well animated advertising holds up against them.