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What is a ‘video strategy,' and why do I need one?

It’s often useful to start with a tale about ‘the olden days’… You or your team decided to launch a marketing campaign, you agreed on the messaging, and either you or an agency came up with some...

by Mark Burgess  |  31 Oct 2016
Success at the 2016 EVCOM Clarion Awards

We were delighted to attend EVCOM's Clarion Awards on Friday 7th October, and were even more delighted to win recognition for two of our projects, against some very tough competition in the video...

by Mark Burgess  |  11 Oct 2016
Success with video - 5 things you MUST focus on

If you’re new to commissioning video content, or you’re already using video but not achieving the results you’d hoped for, the following list might be useful. None of this is rocket science, but...

by Mark Burgess  |  07 Sep 2016
Video strategy; our work with Econsultancy

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by Simon Crofts  |  02 Aug 2016
Done in 60 seconds

If you’re plugged into the zeitgeist, got your finger on the pulse, or have a teenage child that can be bothered to talk to you, you’ll perhaps already know that Instagram have increased the...

by Mark Burgess  |  21 Apr 2016
BB awarded Top 50 agency again

For the 7th year in succession, we're delighted to have made it into the Televisual 'Top 50 UK production company' list, at number 29. Equally exciting is our placing of 9th in the peer poll,...

by Mark Burgess  |  04 Apr 2016
View-count vanity; the importance of analytics for video

A couple of years ago I met the Marketing Manager of a petro-chemical company. He was very excited about a viral ‘success’ the company had achieved with one of their videos – almost 2 million...

by Mark Burgess  |  26 Feb 2016
What is a 'strategic video agency' ?

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With an estimated 3,000+ video production companies in the UK, there’s clearly a lot of choice when it comes to...

by Mark Burgess  |  28 Jan 2016
Is your video memorable? Are you a caravan king?

If I were to sing the name ‘Don Amott’ to you, would you respond by singing ‘King of Caravans’ back to me? If so, then I’d know that you were almost certainly a child of the 70s or 80s that grew...

by Mark Burgess  |  28 Jan 2016
Some advice on working in Film and TV

In 15 years of running Big Button, I have received hundreds of CVs and letters from hopeful graduates looking for their first break in Film and TV. In that time, we’ve employed around 50 people,...

by Mark Burgess  |  06 Nov 2015
Building a relationship with Interserve

Over the past 18 months we've worked with multinational support service Interserve on a wide range of branded content. We’ve visited underground tunnels in Edinburgh at midnight, spent the day...

by Mark Burgess  |  22 Sep 2015
7 ways to achieve more with video

So much content and so few views! It’s a common problem – lots of video content being produced without any real strategy to make sure it’s produced for a reason, and is effective. I recently wrote...

by Mark Burgess  |  26 Aug 2015