Using Music In Videos

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Let's say I do a review video for a product and put it on Youtube.
Is putting background music in a good idea, or is that a bad idea?
Do you think that helps keep the viewer(s) interested, or do you think that's cheesy?
#digital products #music #reviews #videos #youtube
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  • Profile picture of the author peter42here
    A piece of light background music is a good idea. However, the background music sound should not distract your product presentation.
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  • Profile picture of the author palmtreelife
    It can work either way. It depends on the type of music, the editing cuts, volume, fade ins and outs. It also depends on you, the reviewer. If your reviews suck, the music won't matter

    Best thing to do is test. Create a few reviews with music - all the same style of music, same fades, same volume etc....and create another few videos without music.

    See which gets you more views and likes. I think if you do 10 of each, you'll get a clear view of what people what you to do...or maybe you'll have equal views and likes and then you can mix things up and make reviews with or without music.
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  • Profile picture of the author Manoj V
    If it's something entertaining that you're talking about, accompanying music may be a good idea and your viewers won't mind.

    But if you are doing serious reviews and play music in the background it could be a distraction that might turn off some people and they may stop watching your video.
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  • Profile picture of the author troy23
    It's personal preferance. I used music to promote my my main product and it did really well. The music should suit the mood of the presentation and your voice should be at a higher volume. You could also do away with voice and use text to get your message across. Don't overthink things like this though...if your product is good enough & the demand is there, then it will sell regardless of whether you use music or not.
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  • Profile picture of the author Medon
    If you choose some good music, it will help you achieve your goal. People love music that is why it is popularly used in marketing activities.
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  • Profile picture of the author jhon stacol
    It's a good idea, but you have to have a permittion to use it
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  • Profile picture of the author luciesmazanska
    using background music in your review may cause a distraction. If possible, avoid it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Huenelde
    Use necessarily background music. It is quite interesting to watch. I always recommend using music in videos.
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