Friday, December 12, 2008

VIDEO - How Much of a Typical Video Online Is Actually Watched?

A recent study posted their findings about time length spent on watching videos.
Although this holds some weights particularly for those advertising with Youtube when their ads fall past that first ten seconds, this is also important to note when developing recruitment videos as well. When you are developing your message to be displayed to all you candidates, maybe keep in mind that the most important message, whatever will sell your company best, needs to be in the first ten seconds. It needs to stop your candidates and urge them to continue, whether to find out more about that point of points that may fall under similar interests.
When creating online videos, it would seem, based on the number that the best amount of time to display a video while hitting at least half of your viewers would fall between 30 seconds and 45 seconds.
What are your thoughts?

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