A Close Up with Brian Koegle: Educating Your Target Audience


March 10, 2021
Kirsten Quinn

In this close-up, Brian Koegle shares the video strategy that worked for Poole Shaffery & Koegle – as well as what he’s got planned next.

When Brian Koegle first reached out to us for video back in 2017, we couldn’t have been more excited. Not only is Poole Shaffery & Koegle one of our community’s most philanthropic firms, but Brian is an absolute expert in his field. He’s a true professional, and he makes complex, arduous topics sound interesting and easy to understand. Plus he delivers his expertise with one take every time. 

Meet Brian Koegle 

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Behind the Scenes: Educating Through Video

“The cornerstone of what we do as a firm is provide education and information for business owners,” Brian explained, “so they can make fully informed decisions.”

That means, for Poole Shaffery & Koegle, their sole marketing strategy is to share vital information and promote a genuine understanding among their audiences. By helping business owners navigate the complex legal issues facing them, Brian and his firm demonstrate their expertise while also making a positive impact in the community. 

When they added video to that strategy, however, it took their results to a whole new level.

“We have traditionally done very well reaching our dedicated client base through various marketing techniques, but the video series we did with SchlickArt was resoundingly successful for us,” Brian shared. “It brought a whole new set of eyes that, otherwise, we never would have reached before. We have found that sharing education via video was far more successful than any article or white paper we’ve ever written in the past.”

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Brian’s Tip: Employ A Smart Strategy

So the verdict is in: Video can have incredibly powerful results in local marketing; however, there must be an intentional strategy behind it, in order to see the kind of results Poole Shaffery & Koegle have enjoyed. 

“We wanted to give business owners information that is absolutely powerful through a medium we usually don’t use, and video made for a very successful delivery tool because it was the foundation of an expansive digital marketing campaign.” 

The Poole Shaffery & Koegle video series has been shared on the firm’s website, YouTube channel, social media platforms and even through the Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal e-edition. With one set of videos, the firm created a huge community presence online. 

This year, they plan to do it all again with a new, updated SchlickArt video series. 

“The law changes every year, so we need to have new content and new information to share,” Brian explained. “But more importantly, it’s crucial that we share our firm’s story in order to renew our commitment to the communities we serve. This video series is another opportunity for us to impart some more wisdom and renew that commitment in a helpful way.”

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About Our Quality Video Marketing in Santa Clarita 

With years of professional experience, Brian not only has an eye for crisp visuals and engaging shots — but also an ear for powerful storytelling. In his vision, marketing video should communicate the why behind your business and present it to the world in the most compelling visual format possible. With a camera in his hand, Brian can turn a vision into reality and business-as-usual marketing videos into an opportunity to connect. 

About Brian Schlick 

Starting as an onboard Princess Cruises videographer, Brian quickly climbed the ladder at the company’s headquarters in Santa Clarita. Over the course of 13 years, he moved from video editor for onboard content to supervise Princess’ onboard video teams, managing 17 total ships. The vast exposure to crafting all different kinds of video content allowed Brian to hone his ability to tell stories through compelling, engaging visuals. Today Brian shoots Santa Clarita video for small businesses, as well as the Signature SchlickArt Experience.

About SchlickArt Photography and Video

SchlickArt, a boutique photo and video studio in Santa Clarita, started in March 2012 with the simple idea that empowerment creates a kind of beauty and authenticity that shines through every camera lens. Built on a philosophy — rather than a product, service or person — SchlickArt has rapidly evolved, meeting professional portraiture, business photo and business video needs as diverse as the community we capture. It’s the desire to take care of you, the client, that drives us at SchlickArt.

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Kirsten Quinn
A lover of strong coffee and yellowed pages, Kirsten Quinn-Smith is a professional content writer and owner of WordSmith Content Marketing here in Santa Clarita. She believes great content can forge a loyal, authentic and beneficial relationship between you and your audience – and grow your business. With each piece of writing, Kirsten's goal is to position you in the content spotlight through audience-centered, strategy-based writing that actually sounds like you. Why? Everyone has a story, and every story deserves to be heard.

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