MarketVid Offers Unique Online Marketing Training Course

MarketVid, providing businesses of all sizes with an affordable “do-it-with-help” approach to producing online marketing videos, is offering a unique 1 hour online marketing training course August 23rd, at 1pm Central time. The course emphasizes performance for the video camera and the public.

St. Louis, MO, August 10, 2011 --( Businesses are increasingly using online marketing video to attract new customers and increase sales, while at the same time improving search rankings for their websites. MarketVid, a leader in helping small businesses use online video as an integrated marketing tool, is offering its popular online Camera Presentation course Tuesday, August 23rd, at 1pm Central Time.

Hosted by MarketVid Professional Coach Tom Bruno, the Camera Presentation course helps marketing video makers, from business of all sizes, to get past the fear of being on camera and enables them to project a relaxed, trustworthy and energized persona on-camera and how to effectively present their businesses online. The course is also useful to anyone that makes public presentations. The live one hour course will take place Tuesday, August 23rd at 1 pm Central Time.

Bruno, a Milwaukee based professional actor/director and presentation coach for over 25 years, offers a unique approach to confidently communicating a business message on camera. “I’ve adapted tried-and-true theatrical and camera coaching techniques and made them directly applicable to the communication needs of public speakers - particularly for on-camera presenters,” Bruno says. Scores of positive testimonials from his students support his motto: “Positive Expectations + Creative Coaching = Measurable Results.” Registration for the course can be found at

Online video is an upward trend that shows no signs of slowing, creating incredible new marketing opportunities for businesses of any size. The confluence of the Internet and new video technology makes it possible for even the smallest of businesses to play on the the same field as the big teams.

“They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I think online marketing video is worth a million words,” says Rick Dearborn, President of MarketVid - the St. Louis based company that helps businesses make use of online marketing video. Dearborn explains, “With online video, all the traditional mass media have finally been distilled into one medium. The combination of moving images, still pictures, graphics, sound, and text - with interactivity and mobile devices - make online marketing video the ultimate way to communicate, engage, and capture consumer attention.”

MarketVid's unique "do-it-with-help" membership-based approach offers everything a business needs to get started. Members work with the MarketVid proprietary 5-step system to easily and quickly get online marketing videos up and running, using training videos, short online courses, 1-on-1 coaching by MarketVid professional coaches, and a complete set of production services for companies that need further assistance.

Cisco Systems has estimated that by 2013, 90 percent of all consumer Internet traffic and 64 percent of all mobile traffic will be on-line video. Limelight Networks, a company that specializes in delivering video content over the Internet, reports a 31% increase in video usage every year with no end in sight. Ooyala, a large online video platform predicts a 104% increase in the use of online video over the next 4 years. And with YouTube now the #2 search destination for information, online video is making its indelible mark on the business world.

Gary Gentry, MarketVid’s Vice President for Education says, “Online marketing video is today’s ‘great equalizer’- allowing any business, large or small, to compete on a level playing field as never before - and MarketVid is all about getting online marketing video working for businesses of all sizes.”

Businesses interested in learning more about MarketVid’s system for empowering business marketing with online video can visit the company site at

Rick Dearborn