It’s time to get your message out there

It’s time to get your message out there

I’m Mary Peterson, a freelance video producer in Seattle. Making videos is on the to-do list of every successful marketer. I can help you get that done. A video that engages and persuades can become your best marketing tool. You can reach me at Mary@MaryJPeterson.com.

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Know-how, experience and happy clients

Know-how, experience and happy clients

Making a great video takes more than technology. You need to plan your message carefully. That skill sets me apart. And you need this step to make sure your investment in time and money pays off. You can read my endorsements and see my list of clients.

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Imagine all the ways you could use video

Imagine all the ways you could use video

There’s a new world of marketing on the web, and video is the key player. I offer a turnkey solution to nonprofits and businesses that need effective marketing videos on a reasonable budget. You can see my work on my Video Portfolio page, or my Vimeo siteRead more.

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Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County: Event Video

Economic Development Council of Seattle & King County: Event Video

Posted by Mary on May 11, 2017

Video was shown January 2017 at The Westin Seattle. Over 875 people attended the event – EFC45 – to learn about trends and economic forecasts for the region. Mary Peterson edited the video and it includes stock footage, earlier interviews, and interviews shot by Mary...

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How to use fundraising videos

How to use fundraising videos

Posted by Mary on Apr 5, 2017

  Fundraising videos can be a powerful tool, when done right. Here’s some advice. When you have a problem with donor retention … you have an expensive problem. Most likely you can pinpoint the reason: lackluster donor communications. Donors fail to make an...

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How the art of Ted Talks can improve your videos

How the art of Ted Talks can improve your videos

Posted by Mary on Dec 30, 2016

Ted Talks show that you can mesmerize an audience through words. So I bought a copy of “Ted Talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speaking,” by Chris Anderson, the head of TED. Some highlights… I like his description that public speaking “is the key to...

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A Few Kind Words: The power of writing a letter

A Few Kind Words: The power of writing a letter

Posted by Mary on Nov 23, 2016

Here’s a video I produced for World Vision. The piece encourages people to write their sponsored child. I did the field producing for this shoot in Bolivia, and the scripting and editing. Beautiful photography by Ben Chandler.     Mary is a freelance...

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Trends in videos for business

Trends in videos for business

Posted by Mary on Nov 11, 2016

Video keeps growing and growing The future of marketing is online indeed. And video on your website sets you apart. Video is sticky – it engages your audience. And it boosts your Google ranking. Most web traffic today is video. Cisco Systems predicts video data will...

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World Vision’s Campaign For Every Child

World Vision’s Campaign For Every Child

Posted by Mary on Oct 7, 2016

World Vision thinks big about tackling poverty, and I produced their recent capital campaign videos. For Every Child aimed to raise $500 million to save the lives of 20 million people, 10 million of them children. The campaign has finished and they raised $504.7...

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