YouTube Views Don’t Matter – Here Are 5 Metrics That Do
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
“Wow, that YouTube video has got more than a million views already!” The YouTube view count is probably the most well-known statistic in social media. But the real truth is YouTube views don’t matter. Everyone has seen those skippable pre-roll videos on YouTube, right? Trying to get ranked higher on YouTube by getting more views. Not true.
11 Top Tips For Developing YouTube Influencers
JANUARY 27, 2016
YouTube influencer marketing is an often-overlooked, but highly valuable component, of a strong marketing automation strategy. YouTube is just one platform where you can execute your influencer marketing strategy. But because of its high discoverability, authenticity, long-form potential and long-tail durability, YouTube is ideal for information-based lead generation.
Video ads: Facebook or YouTube?
MARCH 22, 2016
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. November 2015 marked the first month where more videos were uploaded to Facebook than posts containing links to YouTube. Well you can accomplish the same thing with your own videos on YouTube. Get the Guide.
The Top 5 YouTube Analytics Every Marketer Should Know
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
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. But like Google Analytics, YouTube Analytics has so much data that it can be overwhelming. Same goes for YouTube videos. Of course not.
How to Get Results from YouTube Ads (Hint: It’s Not Advertising)
JUNE 23, 2016
Most YouTube ads do not deliver a measurable ROI for advertisers. This is because most of the pre-roll ads (YouTube calls them “in-stream ads”) we see on YouTube are geared only towards raising brand awareness – they’re designed to get reach and attention, but not conversion. You can create highly targeted YouTube campaigns towards specific demographics.
How a small family business pulled off one of the greatest successes in YouTube history
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
FEBRUARY 10, 2014
This is the story of how an entrepreneur used a shoe and a wine bottle to create one of the most successful videos in YouTube history and transform his small family-owned business. A few years ago, I was approached by a fellow named Stephen Cronk for help on developing a new marketing strategy. No winemaker in the region had the presence and audience that the upstart Mirabeau had.
4 Marketing Lessons from YouTube Giants
Modern B2B Marketing
JANUARY 29, 2016
Author: Raymond Coppinger Did you catch the video about the crazy guys snowboarding through New York that went viral just hours after it was posted on YouTube? have actually been following the work of Casey for the last year, and through Casey’s content, I was introduced to another New York-based entrepreneur and YouTube personality, Gary Vaynerchuk. The commitment is staggering.).
Why Can’t YouTube Do Drama?
JULY 14, 2016
Given YouTube’s popularity, it’s surprising that the video platform doesn’t have its own Breaking Bad , Mad Men , or Game of Thrones— a singular story that creates shockwaves of influence across culture—especially considering YouTube’s recent push into scripted original series with YouTube Red. Can you name a YouTube Red original?) Drama is hard.
YouTube Analytics Decoded
EMagine B2B Blog
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
What many don’t know, or haven’t explored yet, is the robust analytics tool that YouTube offers within its very own interface. Unlike the majority of social networks that offer little more than “vanity metrics,” YouTube Analytics gives marketers the tools they need to drill down and decode specific metrics- with help from its parent company, Google of course. YouTube Monitor.
How Should Our Staffing Firm Use YouTube?
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
YouTube may be one of the most overlooked social channels to use in the staffing and recruiting industry -- which leaves a large gap in your overall social media strategy. As with many of the other social channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Google+, YouTube provides an opportunity for you to answer questions and provide valuable resources for your key audiences.
This Week in Content Marketing: YouTube Proves We Have No Rights on Social Media
OCTOBER 31, 2015
In this week’s episode, Robert and I question YouTube’s controversial decision to force content creators to be part of their new paid subscription program. companion article describes how this is already starting to happen to ESPN, which has already removed its videos from YouTube. It provides advice on how advertisers can communicate more effectively with their audiences.
How to Gain More Subscribers on YouTube
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
Have you created and posted videos on YouTube only to realize they’re not garnering the engagement you’d hoped for? To be successful on YouTube, you need to build an engaged subscriber base. In In this short video, we show you how to use your existing YouTube videos to gain more qualified subscribers. All rights reserved.
Video Content: Facebook VS. YouTube in the Ring
JULY 1, 2015
Facebook Vs. YouTube video content. It's been a hot topic as video has risen to the top of the priority list for ways to effectively capture online audiences. 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. If a large portion of your audience is on Facebook, it makes sense to publish content here. YouTube. YouTube.
The Do’s and Don’ts of YouTube Marketing
Modern B2B Marketing
OCTOBER 20, 2014
Author: Jon Mowat There are a multitude of reasons why it’s really important to fine-tune your YouTube presence. Other important reasons include: that YouTube is the biggest player in Video Marketing , and it’s the second largest search engine on the net (bigger than Bing, Yahoo!, YouTube Channel Do’s. Your YouTube channel is a part of your online brand identity.
YouTube Best Practices
DECEMBER 29, 2011
The YouTube Creator Playbook is a compilation of tips, best practices and strategies for building an audience on YouTube. View Original Article
Revenge of the YouTubers: The Growing Power of Social Influence Marketing
MAY 8, 2015
Sorry, dad, couldn’t sleep; you either, huh? I’m watching this sweet episode of Clash of Clans Attacks by my favorite YouTuber, Galadon. Such was my introduction to the role of the YouTuber in that growing area of digital known as social influence marketing. His YouTube channel, Clash of Clans Attacks , has over 600,000 subscribers. Mainstream Celebrity vs YouTube Personality.
Add YouTube Closed Captioning—Create 30 Million Opportunities
JANUARY 18, 2016
In the great wide world of video (mobile or not), something that many businesses seem drop from their radar is YouTube closed captioning. So, you hit up YouTube and find the channel you’ve been searching for in less than thirty seconds. How To Add Subtitles & Closed Captions To Your YouTube Videos. However, something is consistently missing from that content. UM, WHAT?
Is YouTube Advertising Right for You?
OCTOBER 5, 2015
Whether you realize it or not, more advertisers are allocating part of their advertising budget toward YouTube. In fact, the number of advertisers running video ads on YouTube is up 40% year over year. Well, there are several reasons: The amount of users who actively use YouTube is insane. In addition, YouTube reaches more 18 to 49 year olds than cable television.
Dancing Dogs and Foiled Burglars – The Secret to Nest Cam’s YouTube Channel
AUGUST 16, 2016
stumbled upon Nest’s YouTube channel by chance when a friend shared this video of a bulldog being a bulldog: And discovered that, in addition to making an award-winning thermostat, Nest also creates cameras for home surveillance, and has one of the best user-generated content channels I’ve ever seen. And the results are hilarious. Say hello to the Nest Cam – Greatest Hits.
To YouTube and Beyond! 5 Places Where Including a Video Will Boost Results
It's All About Revenue
OCTOBER 8, 2013
Uploading your marketing videos to YouTube is essential, it is after all the second largest search engine available and can be used to direct leads back to your website for more content and eventual conversion, but you can’t stop there to realize improved ROI. To YouTube & Beyond! To YouTube and Beyond! Use video assets in email campaigns. Spice up a blog post.
Wistia or Youtube?
APRIL 14, 2015
What makes it different than a traditional video hosting service like YouTube is that it allows users to track the performance of their videos with analytics. Wistia or Youtube? On the other hand, YouTube is free. There’s also no way to add a CTA to a YouTube video (yet). Moreover, from an SEO perspective, YouTube is superior because it’s owned by Google.
Case Study: Denny’s flips its audience with a sassy social media strategy
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
As Denny’s has proven through their use of Twitter , Tumblr , YouTube , and other channels, breakfast can be a surprisingly compelling topic. Mashed potatoes and mash-ups Denny’s Tumblr offers its audience a stream of eminently shareable pop culture riffs, mashed up – or “hashed up,” perhaps? The restaurant chain is re-inventing itself, led by a sassy social media strategy.
What the New YouTube Comments Mean for Marketers
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
If you’ve ever posted a YouTube video for your business and been inundated with a slew of negative comments , or been sorely disappointed with the snide remarks on videos you’ve enjoyed viewing, there’s some good news in store. YouTube has announced some changes to the commenting system that would focus on the relevance of comments rather than their recency.
Grow Your B2B Audience by Considering Size, Engagement and Value
Social Media B2B
APRIL 17, 2014
What’s the premise of your book Audience ? But what’s been gnawing at me for a while is that I go to a lot of the content marketing shows, and I hear people speak about what they’re doing in content marketing, and they have what I call Audience Assumption Disorder. These are audiences that we can build through email, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, SMS and contests.
Six Seconds? Bah. YouTube Says Long Videos Sometimes Work Better
JUNE 25, 2013
But over at YouTube, they’re finding shorter isn’t always better. “It’s kind of counterintuitive,” says Vanessa Pappas, Global Head of Audience Development at YouTube. But we’re finding the audience is there for all types of content. We caught up with Pappas to talk about what’s going on at YouTube and get some tips on how brands can best work with the platform.
Leveraging YouTube as a Manufacturer
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Manufacturing, like many other industries, is continuously searching for the best ways to engage its audience. It is designed to help companies make content that will not only engage and educate, but also entertain audience members. So Why Should Manufacturing Marketers Use YouTube as a Channel to Distribute their Videos? Use enticing titles that will grab audience attention.
New Study: Get On YouTube, NOW
AUGUST 7, 2013
Still wondering if creating a YouTube channel is worth it for your brand? Pixability has released a new report, Top 100 Global Brands: Key Lessons for Success on YouTube , that’s got some pretty tantalizing and alluring stats underscoring why you should set up a YouTube account, like, yesterday. 56 of the Top 100 have 10 or more YouTube channels. Moving on -. Viola!
Content Marketing Showcase Series # 10 French Connection YouTube Channel
Connect the Docs
DECEMBER 28, 2012
YouTube is one great social networking tool that helps brands to reach out to their customers in real time. Fashion retailer French Connection knew how often its target audience was asking this question, and happily responded by creating a YouTube channel: Youtique. Youtique’ is the very first ‘webshop’ on YouTube. Description. In short, it’s every woman’s dream.
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,
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.
4 Strategic Tips to Increasing Your Social Media Presence with YouTube Marketing
JANUARY 8, 2013
We know people are watching YouTube video, but how do we use that information in social media marketing? want to provide you some useful tips for increasing your social media presence using YouTube. For a long time, the only YouTube strategy was viral video. The days of your video becoming viral on YouTube are quickly disappearing. It’s not totally over, though.
New Year, New Audience: 10 Essential Social Media Tactics to Get Your Content Seen
Modern B2B Marketing
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Unless you have an audience that seeks out your content en masse, promoting your content is the only way that your audience is going to see it. But it makes an impact because it’s the first thing that your audience will look at when they visit your page. Create Another way is to understand their audience and make sure that your content offers value to them.
Take Your Audience Down Memory Lane for Better Marketing Results
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016
Here are 3 ways to incorporate nostalgia into your next marketing campaign to engage your audience and get better results. Then you’ll find out if you’re bringing up happy memories or triggering audience anger (à la the new Ghostbusters movie) before you spend a huge chunk of your marketing budget on the campaign. Take old fan favorites and update them for modern audiences.
How to Optimize Your Business YouTube Channel
MAY 9, 2016
YouTube, Google’s video platform, attracts more than 800 million unique visitors each month. If you’ve already invested in creating a YouTube channel for your business, Brafton offers an infographic that shows 10 ways businesses can optimize their video marketing efforts. Video content strategy: Fill the sales funnel with diverse video content designed to reach your target audience.
Increase Your Brand Exposure with Increased YouTube Subscribers
EMagine B2B Blog
JULY 5, 2012
As a Google property, YouTube brings increased exposure for your brand, not only in YouTube searches, but searches on Google itself. Additionally, statistics show that images and videos are more engaging for social media visitors, so utilizing your YouTube videos is also a strength. But how do you build your audience on YouTube, in the [.]. B2B Web Strategy
Is it ever OK to block audience comments in social media?
MAY 23, 2014
What about a situation where merely allowing the conversation of a volatile few could be deeply insulting to your mainstream audience? But a vocal minority of viewers on YouTube apparently felt the need to leave a few choice comments that were offensive (understandably so) to the vast majority of viewers. The post Is it ever OK to block audience comments in social media?
The Making of a Viral Video: How One Dog Racked Up 1.6 Million Views on YouTube
DECEMBER 22, 2014
Here at HubSpot, we have our own YouTube "celebrity" of sorts: Jill Fratianne. The partner channel manager often creates YouTube videos of her two Great Danes (Luke Skywalker and Laya) that rack up tons of views and even a few placements on Animal Planet. Luke and Laya''s) YouTube fame. Ah, the great mystery of viral content. Right? Well, not exactly. That music you hear?
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. Communities of millions and brand new stars. The VIP effect: advertising & exclusivity.
11 Ways Influencer Marketing Can Increase Your Brand’s Audience
APRIL 21, 2016
From someone telling their friends and family members about a brand on Facebook to a YouTube personality with a large following sharing product reviews, influencer marketing is both prevalent and pertinent in today’s market. To help you harness the power of influencer marketing , here are 11 ways it can increase your brand’s audience. 1. Benefit from social media. Boost your SEO.
How This Agency Built a Viral YouTube Channel From Rejected Ideas
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
That’s why HelloDenizen was born in 2014, a YouTube channel that has racked up over 33 million views thanks to viral hits like the “ Tiny Hamster ” series. We’re gonna try to develop creative that fits your brand, and we’re going to create an internet-relevant video that audiences want to see.'” We want to create an ad that earns an audience.’