If you are planning to hire professionals for your promotional videos, it is necessary that you ask relevant questions. Out of the many companies providing assistance for promotional videos, you can choose the best by asking the following questions:
- Can you show me samples of your work?
The proof of their abilities can be reflected on the work they accomplished. Ask for a sample of promotional videos they created, then see if you are satisfied? Are you impressed? If you see greatness with the work they do, then expect that you will get the same result when it is your turn.
- Can you give me a list of your previous customers?
They should be able to give you a list if they are confident with their services. Once you get the list, contact at least three to four, and ask how their experience was. Yes, you have seen the video accomplished, but knowing how it was done and in between production is equally important for you to know.
Ask how they were treated, or if they will work with the same production company again. Questions like that can help you assess how good they are in terms of dealing with their clients.
- When is the date of completion?
How long do they need to complete the video? Most of the time, they may need a week or two, depending on the complexity of the video and its requirements. You can always demand timelines but of course, you need to make it realistic. Do not ask for a time that is impossible for them; rushing may end up to a disaster.
- Are you available to travel?
Your videos may require shots from places outside Australia, so it would be best to ask if they can travel out of the country. They may suggest holograms or apps that can make it seem you are in a certain location even if you are not. It is all up to you whether you consider that route or stick with the option of travelling.