June 2, 2019
17 Free Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

17 Free Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

Small business owners often have a tight marketing budget. This can be tricky for when you’re trying to promote your business. While you’re figuring out your budget, there […]
August 29, 2018
Why Video Advertising Works

Four Reasons Video Advertising Works

August 27, 2018

How to Make Drone Marketing Work for Your Business

The use of drones in advertisements, social media, and pop culture has taken the world by storm. Marketers and business owners see the value in adopting […]
July 6, 2018
Tips for Getting Comfortable on Camera for Video Marketing

How to Get Comfortable on Camera for Video Marketing

June 25, 2018
Video Advertising Trends and How to Keep Up

5 Video Advertising Trends of 2018 and How to Keep Up

We’ve been working on expanding our video marketing offerings over the past six months, and are excited to finally share that we are now a one-stop-shop […]
June 19, 2018
How to Create Marketing Videos on a Budget

How to Create Marketing Videos on a Budget

Videos are a fun and effective approach to engage your audience, boost sales, and promote your business. In fact, by adding a video to your website, […]
June 1, 2018
Why Quality Matters in Video Advertising

Why Quality Matters in Video Advertising

Video advertising is everywhere because marketers know that video is the way to move forward. Research shows that 72% of people prefer watching videos to learn […]
April 27, 2018
Tips for Creating Social Media VIdeos

6 Tips for Creating More Engaging Social Media Videos

April 19, 2018
How to Create a Facebook Video Ad

Quick Start Guide to Compelling Facebook Video Ads

January 8, 2018
Ways to Use Live Video For Your Small Business

5 Ways to Use Live Video For Business

I recently saw a comedy where the world was watching on the edge of their seats as superheroes battled to save the planet. The joke was […]
December 22, 2017
Ways to Use Video in Your Marketing

7 Ways to Use Video in Your Marketing

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then video marketing will tell your customers all they need to know about your business. With a digital […]
August 8, 2017
Instagram Video Ad Examples

Instagram Video Ad Examples

Online video is growing every day, due largely in part to social media platforms making video easier to both view and create. With smartphones, tablets, easy […]
July 26, 2017
Online Video Growth and What it Means for Marketing

Online Video Growth and What it Means for Marketing

Video is changing the way businesses communicate with consumers. Across the digital landscape, video consumption is spiking, and all of the major players in the global […]
June 29, 2017
Social Media Stories and Marketing

The Marketing Benefits of Social Media Stories for Business

Instagram and Snapchat Stories add more value than you might initially suspect to your small business marketing efforts. Not only is it fast and visual, but […]
June 22, 2017
How to Repost an Instagram Video Using RapidSave

How to Repost an Instagram Video Using RapidSave

Instagram can be used in a wide variety of ways to attract and market your business to potential customers. The app allows for an assortment of […]
June 15, 2017
How to Post Videos to Instagram

How to Post Videos to Instagram (with a Video Instruction)

Instagram is an ideal platform for sharing visually compelling stories. Indeed, “a picture is worth a thousand words,” and companies have profited greatly from marketing on […]
June 8, 2017
instagram videos, gain views on instagram

Instagram Video Marketing: How to Increase Your Video Views

Social media and video marketing are both effective means of boosting your brand recognition, increasing your customer loyalty, and improving your overall online presence. Instagram is […]
May 16, 2017
Benefits of Video Marketing

Benefits of Video Marketing for Your Business

Video has been around for a while, and video marketing is nothing new. However, the availability of video marketing, to more than just large corporations, is […]
February 1, 2017
How to Use Instagram Live for Your Business

How to Use Instagram Live for Your Business

Effective marketing places a lot of emphasis on the here and now, and social media is leveling the playing field. Small businesses can now incorporate location-based […]
August 3, 2016

How Small Businesses Can Use Instagram Stories

Slowly but surely, more and more small businesses today are recognizing the power of Instagram in marketing their business. Instagram is always creating new versions, tools, […]
July 26, 2016

Facebook Live vs. Snapchat Stories

If you’re looking for a way to increase engagement for your small business, video marketing is the way to go. Live streaming, video marketing’s latest trend, […]
July 18, 2016

How to Use Facebook Live for Your Small Business

Facebook Live has become the latest Facebook feature to gain popularity. With many small businesses already on Facebook, Facebook Live provides another marketing tool for small […]
July 11, 2016
Video Marketing Ideas

Video Marketing Ideas for Your Small Business

With most companies now having accounts on the same social media platforms and interacting with their customers in similar ways, it’s getting more difficult to find […]
June 2, 2016

Getting Your Small Business on Snapchat

In today’s society, almost everyone has heard of Snapchat. The social media app is taking the the world by storm through endless selfies, videos, and photos of […]
December 21, 2015

DIY Holiday Photo Booth

Photo booths are a great way to get more customers to engage with your business during events, parties, and special occasions. They’re also perfect for holiday marketing. In just a […]
December 17, 2015

Winter Wonderful: 3 Tricks to Video

With winter just around the corner, it’s time to think about curling up by the fire and queuing up your favorite video online. Whether you’re promoting your newest product line, running a series of employee spotlights, or featuring testimonials from happy customers, there’s always a good reason for using digital videos for your business. But the key in anything is to do it well! Here are 3 tricks to creating the best video:...
July 14, 2015

Lights! Camera! Action! The Value of Video For Your Business

What can you do with 30 seconds? Reheat last night’s dinner? Check email on your phone? How about organically build your brand, drive your revenue through the roof, and capture steadfast customer loyalty? That’s right. It’s time to launch your own video content to take customer engagement to the next level...
April 28, 2015

Let’s Change the Way We View Video

An Age Old Proverb: Video Killed the Radio Star. Though it’s not 1980, the Buggles were in fact right that video would sweep the nation and take over the platforms which once existed for artists and companies to reach their audience. Video is one of the most effective tools your business can have in your repertoire, whether it's focused on a sales-like, commercial approach, a brand-distinguishing overview, or even a spot to talk about a promotion or deal....
December 30, 2014

Viral Video Marketing – Roundup of 2014

Video marketing is one of our favorite types of marketing. Videos are a powerful way to engage potential customers and get your business message across. In 2014 we […]
December 26, 2014

3 Tips for Small Business Blogging

Blogging about your small business is a great way to increase your SEO to get your website found online and inform potential and current customers about […]
August 14, 2014

Eyes and Ears: Video for Your Local Business

Bring your business to life with a video ad full of vivid images, dynamic transitions, and clear branding to call attention to your business. Video grabs a prospective customer’s eyes and ears for deeper engagement, catching their eyes and ears to learn more....
July 22, 2014

Why Time Is Everything With Video Ads

You have 15 seconds to wow your audience with pre-roll and online video ads. It falls to creative types (and anyone creating ads and video content) to come up with dazzling new ways to get a message across in a minuscule amount of time. What can you do to make your video ad stick and avoid avoidance?
June 30, 2014

The Best World Cup Commercials to Inspire Small Business Marketing

Every four years, a force spreads through the globe and ignites a sense of passion, and pride: fútbol fever. This year, marketers took advantage of the […]
May 8, 2014
5 Tear Jerking Mother’s Day Marketing Videos

5 Tear Jerking Mother’s Day Marketing Videos

Mother’s Day commercials always seem to have a way of making us misty eyed and while consumers are scrambling to make last minute brunch reservations, marketers […]
May 6, 2014

Why Choose Video Advertising?

It’s time to throw another hat in the ring to compete for your marketing efforts: Video Advertising. Why Choose Video Advertising? Video ads are effective at reaching customers -- over 85% of US internet users view online videos! Ready to take your business online and into video? Propel Marketing now offers Interactive Video!...
April 7, 2014

Facebook Video Advertising

Just a month into the launch of Facebook’s new video ads, we take a look at how they work and how to make them work for you...
February 5, 2014

3 Marketing Trends from Super Bowl XLVIII Commercials

We’ve already pointed out the continued rise of visual marketing content as one of the marketing trends of 2014 and where better to get inspiration for your […]
December 22, 2013

Viral Video Marketing- Roundup of 2013

Here at ThriveHive, we love touting the power of video for marketing. Video is a great way to really connect with your audience and show them […]
August 13, 2013

Instagram Video for Marketing Your Business

Have you tried Instagram video yet? With the boom of social media and video sharing platforms like Youtube, Vine, and Instagram, consumers have developed an appetite […]
February 2, 2013

5 Great Superbowl Commercials to Inspire Small Business Owners

It’s that time of the year; the time when everyone is rooting for their team, getting ready to watch the game… and the commercials: Superbowl XLVII […]
January 25, 2013
Use Youtube to help your business

Video for Small Business – How and Why to Do It

We’ve been telling our customers for ages that they should create a video and post it on their website. “It’s too expensive!” they said. “It’s too […]
March 9, 2012

9 of the Most Successful B2B Viral Videos Ever

What do a glass manufacturer, a toilet seat company, a phone system provider, a printing company, and a repo man all have in common?  They all […]