The Top 5 YouTube Analytics Every Marketer Should Know
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
OK, so you’re tracking the effectiveness of your website via Google Analytics or some of the excellent enterprise analytics solutions. But did you know that YouTube, which is part of Google, has an incredible analytics offering as well? In fact, YouTube Analytics probably gives users more ways to slice and dice their data than any video platform ever has.
Video ads: Facebook or YouTube?
MARCH 22, 2016
The most common types of video ads are previews before another piece of video content, ads in search engines, or paid media on social. For the last decade, the social option has lived almost exclusively in the land of YouTube, but since last year, Facebook has officially become a player in the video field. Well you can accomplish the same thing with your own videos on YouTube.
YouTube Analytics Decoded
EMagine B2B Blog
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
As SEOs, we know our way around Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools , and a slew of other sites that help us analyze website performance. What many don’t know, or haven’t explored yet, is the robust analytics tool that YouTube offers within its very own interface. YouTube Analytics, like any analytics tool, provides several ways to interpret data.
The evolution of social media analytics
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
DECEMBER 19, 2013
You probably can’t pick up a book on social media best practices without seeing some reference to Dell. They are one of the undisputed pioneers, leaders and innovators in the field of social media. During my recent trip to Austin, I had an opportunity to catch up with Shree Dandekar , Dell’s chief strategist for business intelligence and analytics. Here are 7 clues.
Video Content: Facebook VS. YouTube in the Ring
JULY 1, 2015
Facebook Vs. YouTube video content. While YouTube has been dubbed the second largest search engine in the world, many signs point to the power of Facebook as the winning platform to publish videos. Here are a few things to keep in mind when betting on Facebook VS. YouTube in the ring: Round 1: Content Consumption. Just because the internet is awash with articles about Facebook taking over YouTube, doesn't mean you need to dive in. YouTube. YouTube is more or less the destination, right? YouTube. it's all about the YouTube link. YouTube.
18 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2011
APRIL 3, 2012
When it comes to questions like which web metrics are most important, how to scrutinize Google Analytics reports for actionable data, how to create custom reports or evaluate social media ROI, and how to improve SEO, reduce bounce rates or measure YouTube success, these 18 articles and posts on using web analytics to improve marketing performance offer invaluable assistance.
Surefire Social introduces SurePulse “webmaster tools”
JUNE 7, 2016
Surefire Social is about to offer an all-in-one social media, search, reputation, review, analytics tool in the form of SurePulse , now in beta. I get to play with a lot of cool tools in my work doing social media and SEO audits and reporting. Seriously: easy-to-use. Seriously: all-in-one. DMV Marketing Gods & Goddesses. It seems like SurePulse is surely set up to do it.
5 Steps To Optimizing Your YouTube Videos [Infographic]
EMagine B2B Blog
JUNE 18, 2015
Titles help audiences and YouTube’s discovery systems make sense of your content. video’s description field is valuable real estate, helping audiences and YouTube’s discovery systems understand what your content is about. Tags are keywords that the YouTube discovery systems use to help new users discover your videos. YouTube recommends using an image (.JPG,GIF,BMP,
Find Out What’s Trending by Demographic on YouTube with YouTube Trends Dashboard
JULY 25, 2011
Wondering what’s hot on YouTube? YouTube provides this information with their YouTube Trends Dashboard and lets you compare one segment to another (both by most shared and most viewed). YouTube also curates content for newsworthy posts every weekday (this is aimed at bloggers and news outlets) on their YouTube Trends blog.
Six YouTube Tools and Tips For Social Media Success
NOVEMBER 7, 2012
Boost your social media presence by using YouTube. It seems that YouTube gets overlooked as a social network despite the fact that it is the most popular of the video sharing sites. Vimeo is second.) In fact, seventy-two hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, but not enough of it is from marketers. YouTube’s new focus on engagement. Creator Playbook.
YouTube Insights for B2B from the Frozen Food Master
Social Media B2B
JUNE 10, 2014
In that time he has learned quite a bit about YouTube. Most of the biggest YouTube channels are run by individuals, not corporate brands. Does this make YouTube different from other social platforms? believe that most of the big YouTube channels are run by individuals because they don’t have the politics or red tape to publish like corporations have.
Top B2B Website Metrics to Monitor Using Google Analytics
MAY 13, 2016
In Google Analytics, the graphic for pages/session looks something like this: How can you improve your pages per session ratio? In Google Analytics, the graphic for average session duration looks something like this: How can you improve your average session duration? SEE ALSO: Understanding Google Analytics: 5 Basic Questions Answered. 3) Bounce Rate. Anything over 2.00
Internet video killed the TV star. The rise of YouTube for B2B advertising
Earnest about B2B
DECEMBER 12, 2014
“By the time you finish reading this sentence, users around the world will have uploaded another eight hours of video to YouTube.”. No longer the preserve of cats playing musical instruments , YouTube has become one of the most exciting and sensational media sharing websites in the world. B2B Marketing Social media Content marketing These are powerful signals.
47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts
JANUARY 19, 2016
Social media use isn’t quite universal—but it’s getting close. The number of worldwide social media users is projected to grow from 2.1 Social media now plays almost as large a role in purchasing decisions as does TV, and 57% of consumers say they’re influenced to think more highly of business after seeing positive comments or praise online. 70% of the U.S.
The Best Content Analytics Tools: A Beginner's Guide
AUGUST 18, 2014
This could mean email, documents, videos, social media or a combination of everything. To meet this need, content analytics companies have been springing up left and right, ready to help marketers prove their value by tracking content better and constantly improving and converting leads most effectively while tracking ROI. Video Analytics/Tracking. Email Analytics/Tracking.
20 More of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips of 2013
JANUARY 21, 2014
Social media marketing has become an integral part of strategies for maximizing the overall web visibility of an organization. What key trends in 2014 should social media marketers to be aware of? What are the best practices for promoting events through social media? Best Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips. The Ultimate Social Media Tip Sheet by Heidi Cohen.
Vidyard and Media One Creative Bring Video Personalization and Analytics to Businesses
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
New partnership delivers end-to-end video marketing solutions spanning content production, personalization, distribution, and analytics. TORONTO, Ontario – February 17, 2016 – Vidyard and Media One Creative today announced a partnership to offer comprehensive video marketing solutions to help businesses drive new levels of engagement in their content and turn viewers into customers. Through the new partnership, Media One Creative will also use the Vidyard Personalized Video technology to create 1-to-1 personalized video experiences that literally bring viewers into the story.
You can only win search by winning social
MAY 5, 2015
Social Media Engagement is Not Just Dropping Links. Just because you don’t actually see people when you look at your performance on Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools, just hits, visitors, clicks, bounces, and dollar dollar bills, yo, doesn’t mean that every single one of those visits represent the human soul of a beautiful Child of God. Nothing’s helping.
23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results. What trends and changes in social media do marketers need to stay on top of? Social Media Marketing Guides.
22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
As social media marketing has become ubiquitous ( 88% of marketers say social media is important for their businesses), hundreds of new tools have developed just in the past few years: tools for social media management, monitoring, measurement, automation, identifying influencers, creating graphical content, and more. Image credit: Buddy Media. Check out this post.
Google & YouTube Make Algorithm Updates, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week
OCTOBER 14, 2012
Are you changing and adapting to social media and search engine updates? YouTube Changes Its Search Ranking Algorithm to Focus on Engagement, Not Just Clicks, From TechCrunch. With all these Google algorithm changes, it’s only natural that Google’s subsidiary, YouTube, would go through some changes too. This seems like a logical, natural direction for YouTube to move toward.
48 Ways to Measure Social Media Success
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Ultimately, as Olivier Blanchard has pointed out repeatedly , social media marketing has to demonstrate an ROI (though he acknowledges the questions have to be made more specific). But it’s crucial to the social media ROI debate to recognize that “R” is an end-of-the-process measure. Similarly, in social media marketing, there are numerous intermediate “process” measures that don’t fit into an ROI equation, but which are vital in optimizing social media efforts in order to minimize “I” and maximize “R.” Social media/network-referred traffic. Nine Blog Metrics.
Social Media Image Size Guide [INFOGRAPHIC]
PWB Marketing Blog
MARCH 16, 2015
I have been updating a couple client social media sites recently and realized that it has been a while since we updated a social media image size guide. The size of social media images changes from time to time, so having the most current data available is paramount. Having trouble managing your social media? Perhaps a social media audit is necessary.
Your team is the best content source for search
MAY 17, 2016
Actually, forget the tech and the gear, what you need is curiosity, time, attention, interest, and the trust of your staff that you’ll put them in their best possible light across all channels and media. If there’s anyone in your world who can pass the duck test , it’s your employees. So, don’t duck your staff when your aim is to win at search. Admit it. Jimmy Fallon?)
Google Authorship brings your staff out from behind your brand
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Even the most anti-social, uncreative, and introverted staffers could be Google Clout rockstars just from their nightly obsession with cat videos on YouTube, their penchant for commenting, and the fact that they’re a Google Android super-duper-power user. Organic Search Slider Author Google google analytic Google Latitude Search engine optimization steven levy Unison Agency YouTube
The future of content marketing strategy
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JULY 14, 2015
Two years ago I would have introduced Jay as a blogger but that is not nearly sufficient enough to describe America’s foremost new media mogul. gShift’s Web Presence Analytics platform provides agencies and brands with search, social and mobile content marketing data in one place. Our podcast is also broug ht to you by Voices Heard Media. The myth of audience overlap.
21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)
OCTOBER 8, 2013
The use of social media and social networks for marketing has rapidly advanced in the past few years from the “should I do it?” ” level to the current “how do I measure and optimize social media marketing efforts?” You’ve seen the statistics on social media marketing : 93% of marketers use social media for business. ” phase.
Creating A Social Media Marketing Strategy
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
As we reflected on all the topics we have covered in all three social media marketing related courses I teach, a common theme emerged. Almost all the work we did in our final project within the concluding course was dictated by set goals … Continue Reading Creating A Social Media Marketing Strategy by Jessica Rogers - Maximize Social Business - Maximize Social Business - Your Social Media for Business Resource. Social Media MBA Facebook Google Analytics LinkedIn Social Media Marketing social-media-strategy Twitter YouTube
Five ways to calm down and not be overwhelmed by social media change
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
OCTOBER 12, 2015
It’s impossible for a person — or even a company — to keep up with the constantly shifting platforms that make up our social media world today. But you don’t have to be overwhelmed by social media change, espcially if you can get your head around some fundamental truths about how the web works. Let’s calm your social media nerves … 1. It is.
10 social media metrics every marketer should know
OCTOBER 22, 2012
Social media measurement tools are one of the fast-growing areas of analytics and venture funding. To save you frustration, here are 10 social media metrics every marketer should know. 1. TRAFFIC SOURCES ( GOOGLE ANALYTICS ): It may surprise you but, to me, Google Analytics is the most effective social media measurement tool available. ” 2. disagree?
What are the most reliable content channels to connect with customers?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
YouTube subscribers. consider email marketing as the “glue” connecting your social media content. 2. Research shows that Pinterest drives more web traffic — and more purchases — than any other social media channel. Just look at how many people are making millions off of personal YouTube channels. Is anybody reading it? Does anybody care? Facebook.
25 social media listening aids to increase your hearing
APRIL 21, 2014
78% of consumers say that companies’ social media posts impact their purchases (source: Forbes ). 71% of consumers are more likely to make a purchase based on social media referrals (source: HubSpot ). To make sense of the noise, social media listening requires a process. Here’s how some brands have put social media listening to use. Does your business listen?
Hard lessons agency customers need to learn about social media marketing
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
DECEMBER 11, 2014
Four and a half years ago I was hired into an agency that needed help outlining social media solutions for its customers. worked tirelessly with my VP to design “robust turnkey social media solutions.” Why couldn’t they understand social media? Despite the fact that social media is now a fairly mature channel, the speed of change seems to breed confusion. Now what?
55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. 500 companies now call social media “very or “somewhat important to their marketing or business strategy. Now that social media has advanced from the “should we do it? to the “how do we do it better?
Search isn’t about search anymore, it’s about social
MAY 19, 2015
Site Optimization : This includes copy rewriting, internal linking, keyword research, Google Analytics/ and Google/Bing Webmaster Tools integration, integration of Sitemaps, structured data, title and description rewriting and organization, image ALT tag development, site submission, and content recommendation development strategies, etc. Social Media Marketing. Influencer Outreach.
A Social Media Measurement Dashboard; One Approach
AUGUST 9, 2012
A re your social media efforts working? Working” can mean a number of different things, depending if you’re a content marketer, a business owner, a CMO, a CFO, and more. . A few months ago, I wrote a popular post on the right way to measure social media ROI, and now I want to take social media measurement to the next level. YouTube. YouTube. REACH. Twitter.
83 Exceptional Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014
APRIL 14, 2014
So before it gets replaced by the next trendy buzzwordy term, here’s some marketing-related big data for you: 83 valuable facts, stats, and research findings covering strategy, social media, SEO, online advertising, email marketing, content, blogging, social networking, video and more. Analytics are least commonly used to fine-tune the marketing mix (14%).” SocialTimes ).
50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Social media marketing has gone well beyond the hype stage and is now mainstream business practice. Still, questions remain: how do I use social media most effectively across the enterprise? Which social media monitoring tools should I use? What social media developments and trends should I be watching? Can social media ROI really be measured? Social Media Tools.
My online influencer research and engagement process
JULY 28, 2015
Today, I’ll share the how I go about researching, collecting, discovering, and populating my online influencer lists. A few of my offerings include online influencer outreach , long-tail blogger outreach , and social media marketing so a major part of my services include sifting through the entire Internet ( The Internet is big. At least, right now, it’s a one man band. Got it?
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). However, as the posts and articles highlighted below show, plenty of questions remain, such as how much should we budget for social media? Get a dog.
Marketing: New architects of the customer experience?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
Years in the making, “X” is an intellectual and visual triumph … and I’m not easily impressed : ). I was so inspired by this book that I invited Brian Solis on my live-streaming show Social Media Office Hours to dive into some of these vital topics. What role does social media play in this journey? What role does social media play in this journey?
87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. What will likely be the hot trends in social media over the next couple of years? Social Media Stats and Demographics. 1. Half of all social media users are between 25 and 44 years old, but the age distribution varies widely across social networks.
An Unedited and Unfiltered Open Letter to the Staffing Industry on Social Media
APRIL 28, 2016
When I started at Haley Marketing Group in 2013 Social Media Marketing was an idea. The true impact that came from social media. 2016, just 3 years later, social media is still booming. Companies across the country are seeing that social media isn’t just kids sharing stories about their day, it’s a viable solution to reach and connect with an otherwise unreachable demographic.