IndustriesMovie Theater Marketing
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How do you make your movie or short video stand out from the rest? Making the movie takes a lot of time and money, and you need an effective way to promote it that is affordable and efficient. Why not automate the movie promotion process? Promote your movie over multiple marketing channels from a single all-in-one solution.
Social media is a great way to build a dedicated audience and share your movies. Social media helps you build excitement leading up to a movie release. Create a series of promotional posts and schedule them to post every day. There are lots of types of posts that will engage your audience and get them hyped for your movie.
Automated social media management is not the only way automation can help you. When you're promoting your movie, you will most likely be contacting your promoters and your staff fairly frequently. Use automated emails and voicemails to stay in touch. Create a message and schedule it to send to a list of relevant contacts. Once you send, you can view automatically generated reports to see who opened the message and which links they clicked on, if any.
Text messages are awesome because they are so immediate. While emails may be skipped over, missed or simply deleted, the majority of text messages are opened within five minutes of being received. Use text messages to promote movie news and events, run contests with your audience and stay in touch with promoters and fans.
Websites are where most of your audience will initially go to find more information. Your website should be the main backbone for all your marketing. With most marketing campaigns you will want any videos and links to point back to your own website.
Your websites may host your actual movies, or they may have clips and trailers. You may also maintain a blog (more about that later), host cast or director interviews, share movie news and so on. Having a solid website makes your movie look more legitimate and it gives promoters and fans a place to go.
YouTube is still one of the most popular video sites on the internet. In addition to having your videos on your own website, you should post them on your YouTube channel. There are a number of other popular video sites such as Vimeo and Dailymotion. You can decide for yourself whether or not you want to post movie clips, trailers and teasers on multiple video sites or just one or two of the top sites.
Post your important movie news on your blog. Keep fans updated, build a buzz that promoters will look at and encourage people to share your blog posts for wider exposure. A blog is useful for linking to your movies and for cross-promotion.
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on Sep 18, 2014
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