I remember some lines from one of my favourite movies where the main character, a schoolteacher, asks his class why we read and write poetry. And he said, “We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are memb...read more
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Create a personalized and funny video to nudge someone and put it on YouTube in just a few minutes!
To make it proper personal we'll need to collect a bit of info to be put into the video.
This is a visual nudge so be creative and choose a photo that will make them laugh and want to get back to you. It can be from your photo library or from your social media network.
We'll need a few minutes to generate the video and then YouTube will also process it very quickly. All you need is just to check your e-mail soon for the video link.
You can take the stage now and surprise them with the video by whatever communication channels you usually use.
They are going to love this!
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