11 Tips For Starting A Successful Explainer Video Business

Want to start your own explainer video business? Here are 11 tips you should know.

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for becoming an explainer,diy,video:

#1: Alex Safavinia, founder of Explainer Videoly Pte. Ltd.:

We chatted with with Alex, founder of Explainer Videoly Pte. Ltd. ($40K/month). In our interview, Alex says:

Make sure you are going to do things better or different than the current competition that started before you. Your goal must be to improve things from the customer’s point of view.

Additionally:

Make sure to have enough funding for at least 6 months or even a year. It takes time to get a steady stream of clients, so you must have enough until you get there.

Further:

If you do tons of marketing but your service doesn’t leave a smile on your client’s face, you won’t get anywhere.

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#2: Marco Gatti, founder of Mediatopsolution OU:

We chatted with with Marco, founder of Mediatopsolution OU ($10K/month). In our interview, Marco says:

I often wished I could communicate in a more attractive, engaging and persuasive way with my customers

Additionally:

I am ashamed of the first videos I created, but they are the ones that made my business come to life

Further:

One decision that helped me to improve my business was to eliminate the low-cost package, eliminating clients with a tiny budget

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#3: Nikhilesh Tayal, founder of Vidsaga:

We chatted with with Nikhilesh, founder of Vidsaga ($0/month). In our interview, Nikhilesh says:

The beauty of starting the business is that it forces you to learn new things outside your comfort area and at a fast pace.

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#4: Andre Oentoro, founder of Breadnbeyond:

We chatted with with Andre, founder of Breadnbeyond ($180K/month). In our interview, Andre says:

Without the drive to excel, your performance will lack passion.

Additionally:

Instead of focusing too much on achieving short-term goals; collect all the profits now and get momentary success

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#5: Aaron Connolly, founder of Animation Explainers:

We chatted with with Aaron, founder of Animation Explainers ($85K/month). In our interview, Aaron says:

Always look for ways to increase website traffic and publish your products to the world. The more you put yourself out there, the more you will reap the benefits.

Additionally:

In the early days, we tended to think relatively small, focusing solely on the Irish market. As time went on and with some fantastic mentorship along the way, we gained confidence (in ourselves and our business), and we started to think bigger.

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