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Vend - Sales: Technology Video

Gold Stevie Award Winner 2016, Click to Enter The 2017 Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer service

Company: Vend, San Francisco, CA
Company Description: Vend is revolutionizing retail with its cloud-based point-of-sale and retail platform. Loved by over 20,000 stores worldwide, in over 150 countries, Vend gives retailers everything they need to manage and grow their business. Founded in 2010, Vend has done away with the clunky old cash register, instead offering a mobile platform that lets you run the next generation of retail.
Nomination Category: Video Categories
Nomination Sub Category: Sales: Technology

Nomination Title: 5 ways Vend will transform your business

The date on which this nominated production was first distributed or otherwise made public 8 January 2017

Briefly describe this entry’s communications objectives and how it met those objectives (up to 200 words):

This video was an answer to a business problem: how do you tell and sell every bit of your technology offering: the features, benefits, value proposition, use cases and brand values, in a package that people will actually watch? And there's lots to pack in!

Vend is retail software that transforms businesses. It's a complex product, and although feature-rich, it's beautifully and intuitively designed and comes backed by friendly, award-winning support.

We wanted to communicate everything the app can do and capture the brand feel of the company that's friendly, approachable and memorable. And most of all this had to happen in less than 2 minutes.

Our answer was to make a video with smiles, colour, charm and energy -but nothing getting in the way of how it transforms businesses. We identified 5 main factors and proved them, fast.

The results have been huge! People that view the video on our website are twice as likely to request a demo and take a trial. It was also the heart of a re-engagement campaign for old leads. We were able to communicate how Vend has progressed in an engaging way, leading to 200 trials. And all for a $5000 internal production.

List the appropriate creative and production credits for this entry: Advertising Agency/City: Client: Art Director: Cinematographer: Creative Director: Designer: Director: Illustrator/City: Music Producer/City: Photographer/City: Printer/City: Producer: Production Company/City: Programmer: Writer: Web Development Firm/City:

Creative Director: Simon Pound
Art, Design, Illustration and Animation Director: Michael Ramirez
Writer: Simon Pound & Nick Houldsworth
Music: James Dansey