Videos will promote tourism and business development
Visitors to the City of Marysville’s Web site, http://ci.marysville.wa.us, will soon have the option to view streaming videos showcasing the area’s attractions.
The one-minute streaming video segments, produced in partnership with the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce and CGI Communications, Inc., will feature a welcome from the mayor along with clips demonstrating the quality of life and local recreational activities. In addition, viewers can find information about economic development, education, accommodations and other topics promoting Marysville to prospective visitors, newcomers, businesses and residents. The videos will also be available on the chamber’s Web site.
“This new online series of web clips is a great way to showcase to the rest of the world the quality of life and thriving economy that make the Marysville-Tulalip area an outstanding place to live, work, play and recreate,” said Doug Buell, Community Information Officer.
The videos are provided free to the city and chamber for a three-year period through the support of local business sponsors, who are currently being contacted by CGI to participate as advertisers. When a Web surfer visits the city site and clicks on a community video, the video pops up in a new browser window and begins to play. The area around the video screen displays the logo of the sponsoring business and a link to their own promotional video.
The high-quality videos are being professionally filmed, scripted and produced by eLocalLink, the multimedia division of CGI, with assistance from city staff and others.
For more information about the video promotion program, contact Buell at (360) 363-8086. To read invitation letters from the mayor and Chamber of Commerce, visit the City Web site and click on the “Coming Soon…Our Online Community Videos” graphic. Videos are expected to be online in October.