Why Video Ads?
By way of introduction, let’s look at what makes video ads tick — and matter:
- Videos have a unique power to capture attention and engage viewers in a way that static images or text alone can't match. They allow you to communicate your business’s personality and values effectively, building a connection with your audience.
- Videos stand out and leave a lasting impression in a world where people are constantly bombarded with information. They can convey emotions, tell stories, and showcase products or services in a dynamic, visually appealing, and compelling manner.
- Videos are incredibly versatile. Whether it's a short and snappy ad or a longer, more informative video, you have the freedom to experiment with different formats and styles to find what resonates best with your target market.
- Videos are highly shareable. In an era where viral content spreads like wildfire, a captivating video has the potential to reach a massive audience organically. When viewers find a video (including video ads) compelling, they are more likely to share it with their friends and followers, amplifying your brand's reach and increasing brand awareness.
- Videos can drive conversions and sales. They have been proven to increase engagement, click-through rates, and ultimately, conversions, such as purchases or getting people to fill out a lead form. With the right storytelling techniques and persuasive messaging, video ads can effectively communicate your value proposition and encourage viewers to take action.
While that list isn’t exclusive to Snapchat’s video ads, it turns out our platform serves as the ideal place to serve and showcase your video creativity — if it’s results you’re after.
In fact, studies have shown that people pay more attention to full screen video ads on Snapchat compared to the benchmark across all other social platforms.¹
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