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Timmy D. James
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  • Ankeny, IA
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Are Stitched Photo Videos Outdated?

Tim James shares his expertise on why stitched videos are still valuable to dealers in this video blog.
Aug 8
Timmy D. James's blog post was featured

Don’t be Generic in Your Video Marketing

Today's consumers want marketing that is personalized to them. In the past, marketing has always been about broadcasting the same message to everyone. Attempting to catch as many "fish" as possible. That strategy no longer works in today’s modern world of consumer shopping behavior. To truly capture a customer’s attention and win their business, you must focus on…See More
Aug 3
Ken Beam liked Timmy D. James's blog post Don’t be Generic in Your Video Marketing
Aug 2
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

Don’t be Generic in Your Video Marketing

Today's consumers want marketing that is personalized to them. In the past, marketing has always been about broadcasting the same message to everyone. Attempting to catch as many "fish" as possible. That strategy no longer works in today’s modern world of consumer shopping behavior. To truly capture a customer’s attention and win their business, you must focus on…See More
Jul 26
Timmy D. James posted a video

Using Video in the Service Department

Flick Fusion COO Tim James shares why using video in service can increase service revenue and build trust with your customers.
Jul 3
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

Why Video Titles are so Important

Videos are essential for effective marketing and will continue to rise in importance in the future. They are engaging, and consumers would rather watch a video than click through a bunch of photos. I've talked plenty of times about the different types of videos. But for this blog, let’s get off VDPs for the moment. Some of the video content I recommend for dealers are…See More
Jun 18
Timmy D. James posted a video

Who Is Watching Your Videos?

Flick Fusion COO Tim James explains why dealers should know which consumers are watching their videos and why it is important.
Jun 4
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

Flick Fusion Reveals Full Motion Walkaround Videos are Fastest Growing Video Products

Urbandale, IA—June 4, 2019—Flick Fusion Video Marketing's internal data reveals that full-motion walkaround videos are the fastest growing video products among auto dealerships in 2019. As a percentage of total video views that consumers have watched on dealership websites, social media platforms and third-party auto shopping sites, full-motion walkaround video views have risen 20% in Q1 2019 compared to Q1 2018. In Q1 2018,…See More
Jun 4
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

Do Stitched Photo Videos Provide Value, or are they Outdated Technology?

Stitched photo videos have been around awhile. I’ve had many people ask me lately if they are still relevant, do consumers really watch them, and why dealers should have them when they already have a large number of photos and vehicle description on the VDP. My response is to remove personal opinions out of the equation and let the “data” do the talking. The reality is…See More
May 22
Timmy D. James's blog post was featured

A Mobile First Strategy is the Future of Marketing

Consumers increasingly use mobile devices to view content online. Study after study cites the fact that mobile devices are on a continued rise as the preferred medium for content. They surpassed desktops not too long ago and will undoubtedly continue to rise in dominance. Mobile devices are always at hand, can be used almost anywhere, and are a convenient way to consume…See More
May 12
Timmy D. James posted a video

2 Keys for Creating Effective Full Motion Walkaround Videos

In this video blog, Flick Fusion COO Tim James shares 2 key tips on how to create and maximize the effectiveness of full-motion video walkaround inventory me...
May 6
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

A Mobile First Strategy is the Future of Marketing

Consumers increasingly use mobile devices to view content online. Study after study cites the fact that mobile devices are on a continued rise as the preferred medium for content. They surpassed desktops not too long ago and will undoubtedly continue to rise in dominance. Mobile devices are always at hand, can be used almost anywhere, and are a convenient way to consume…See More
Apr 25
Ken Beam commented on Timmy D. James's blog post To Script or Not to Script? That Is the Question
"Good thread Tim - Yea...... I`d rather just roll the dice and let `er fly rather than script things out. (Too much thought causes overthinking in my book) - Just my two cents. "
Apr 17
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

To Script or Not to Script? That Is the Question

When making videos for your dealership, it can be easy to get so caught up in the “What should I say?” that the video never gets made. Some video marketing experts advise that scripts are the way to go as the person on camera then knows what to say. But that may not be best for everyone. The person that is making the video, doing the talking and/or the subject of the…See More
Apr 17
Timmy D. James's blog post was featured

The Bird Is the Word

One of the reasons video captures your customers’ attention and engages them so effectively is that, when done properly, it tells a story. I came across a great article on AdWeek.com, which shares how the scooter company Bird created a…See More
Mar 30
Timmy D. James posted a blog post

The Bird Is the Word

One of the reasons video captures your customers’ attention and engages them so effectively is that, when done properly, it tells a story. I came across a great article on AdWeek.com, which shares how the scooter company Bird created a…See More
Mar 29

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Don’t be Generic in Your Video Marketing

Posted on July 26, 2019 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Today's consumers want marketing that is personalized to them. In the past, marketing has always been about broadcasting the same message to everyone. Attempting to catch as many "fish" as possible. That strategy no longer works in today’s modern world of consumer shopping behavior.

 

To truly capture a customer’s attention and win their…

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Why Video Titles are so Important

Posted on June 18, 2019 at 6:59am 0 Comments

Videos are essential for effective marketing and will continue to rise in importance in the future. They are engaging, and consumers would rather watch a video than click through a bunch of photos. I've talked plenty of times about the different types of videos. But for this blog, let’s get off VDPs for the moment. Some of the video content I recommend for…

Continue

Flick Fusion Reveals Full Motion Walkaround Videos are Fastest Growing Video Products

Posted on June 4, 2019 at 6:17am 0 Comments

Urbandale, IA—June 4, 2019—Flick Fusion Video Marketing's internal data reveals that full-motion walkaround videos are the fastest growing video products among auto dealerships in 2019. As a percentage of total video views that consumers have watched on dealership websites, social media platforms and third-party auto shopping sites, full-motion walkaround video views have risen 20% in Q1 2019 compared to Q1…

Continue

Do Stitched Photo Videos Provide Value, or are they Outdated Technology?

Posted on May 22, 2019 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Stitched photo videos have been around awhile. I’ve had many people ask me lately if they are still relevant, do consumers really watch them, and why dealers should have them when they already have a large number of photos and vehicle description on the VDP. My response is to remove personal opinions out of the equation and let the “data” do the…

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