The folks at Twitter just released a new brief video making application called Vine. It’s being called an “Instagram for video” or maybe “Another way to do Seesmic” (I’d say). If you’re a business person, you’ll hear about this in a little while, and think, “Okay. Now what do I do with THAT?” I have a few thoughts that come right to mind. You’ll probably have more.
If you do, feel free to leave them in the comments!
11 Things A Business Could Do With the Vine Application
- Help prospects see your offering’s dimensions before buying.
- Demo a really simple how-to that’s eluding a customer.
- Do quick personal introductions via virtual meetings.
- About a million uses at a trade show. Booth stuff. Identifying prospects. Pointing out meeting locations.
- Demonstrate room-ready housekeeping checks in hotels.
- Super brief product show-off videos.
- Fastest house walk through ever for real estate pros.
- Field site visit checklist in visual form.
- Before, during, and after shots of the great haircuts and styles you give.
- Headshots for talent agencies or hiring agencies. (Hat tip Steve Garfield).
- Share your new website design.
It’s early days, obviously, but I thought I’d get our thinking caps on early in the process, so we can decide what this will mean for us. If anything. Personal use? That’s easy. But how will a business use it? That’s where it can get fun.
A Few Examples
I just learned from Chris Tromp that a few companies are already doing some neat stuff with Vine. Check out:
to see what’s what!