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!” Unless you’re in that product’s target market, probably not. 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?
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.
17 Hidden YouTube Hacks, Tips & Features You'll Want to Know About
AUGUST 29, 2016
When people talk about today's most popular social sharing websites, YouTube often gets left out of the conversation in favor of sites like Facebook and Twitter. But don't be fooled: YouTube has a lot going for it. Although Facebook might be the largest social networking site, YouTube has the second greatest reach after Facebook in terms of general usage. I'll wait. 3m39s ).
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.
How to Find and Target High-Value Keywords for Your Business
AUGUST 27, 2015
worked with many startups before I joined HubSpot, and scouring Google Keyword Planner every day for keywords to fuel my blog posts drove me close to insanity. But -- the BIG but -- it worked. I'm going to show you how to uncover new keywords to target and assess if you're already targeting high-value phrases. How to Find New Keywords. Sweet! Clicks. Position. SEO Dail
The Changing Nature Of Work [Slideshare]
B2B Marketing Insider
MARCH 12, 2014
One of the areas that I am finding really fun to work on and also really important to today’s leaders is the Future of Work. I’ve talked about how HR is becoming the marketing department. Here are some additional insights on the changing nature of work – something important for business leaders in any size organization and in any role. Globalization. Strateg
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. And those ideas that were once rejected by brands became selling points for what Denizen could accomplish with its agency work. Brands agencies YouTubeAt Denizen , they’re used to make viral videos.
YouTube Insights for B2B from the Frozen Food Master
Social Media B2B
JUNE 10, 2014
Gregory Ng is the CMO of Brooks Bell , an optimization firm focused on enterprise-level A/B split testing, targeting and optimization services. 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?
How to Design Content Remarketing Campaigns That Actually Work
OCTOBER 9, 2014
You know content marketing works, so you''ve been plugging away at blog posts, ebooks, and other valuable, educational content for your potential customers. At its core, remarketing is the process of tagging your site visitors and targeting them with content after they leave your site, in an effort to reengage them and bring them back to your site. YouTube Ads. So, be bold!
What are the best social media platforms for your business?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JUNE 1, 2015
As with anything in life, there is often a trade-off between effort and business benefits and social media is no different. You still have to do the hard work to turn those folks into buying customers. However, if somebody subscribes to a blog or YouTube channel, they are asking for your content. Pinterest is the only platform in the box of “low work, high reach.”
Whom are you targeting? Participation inequality
MAY 25, 2011
B2B Lead Generation | Huge Differences in Participation. The vast majority, “Consumers watch YouTube videos, read articles, etc., The fact that a tiny minority does almost all of the work is borne out by this fact: The vast majority of book reviews at Amazon.com are created by a handful of people. wish to share with our readers an interesting observation.
10 secrets to research the best SEO keywords
MAY 16, 2016
Online marketing is all about working within a niche. Niche keywords that pertain to your industry can help you pull in more prospects with content in front of the right target audience. Using one of your main keywords alongside your location setting is a powerful way to target a local audience directly. SEO is a puzzle to some. Don’t Fight the Competition. Stick to Your Niche.
Janet Thaeler & Maryanne Conlin on Influencer Marketing
AUGUST 2, 2016
Both conversations were quite different but both really reassured me that my practice at Gerr.is and the articles that I am writing for you here are on target. While the traffic to their blogs may be only 500-2,000 visitors-a-month, their true fame burns bright on YouTube or Facebook. Top YouTubers are Proper Celebrities. Maryanne Conlin. Indeed! Janet Thaeler.
Your Traditional Marketing Tactics Don't Work on Millennials: Here's How to Adjust
JULY 17, 2013
When it comes to your direct mail strategy, here’s the thing; it’s not working. By segmenting your contacts into lists based on demographics and behavior on your website, you can more effectively target your emails to the right audience and experience greater returns as a result. or better, yet creating your own online videos and amping up your YouTube presence. Let''s level.
20 More of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips of 2013
JANUARY 21, 2014
The insightful and prolific Heidi Cohen collects 101 top social media tips and tactics in this bookmark-worthy tip sheet, from knowing your target audience and their hot buttons and writing regular features responding to your audience’s needs to answering questions on forums and sites like Quora, and incorporating social media calls to action. YouTube Marketing Guides and Tips.
5 Reasons Why Your Inbound Marketing Isn’t Working
Modern B2B Marketing
MARCH 22, 2013
Here are some reasons why your inbound strategy may not be working and ways that you can really amp up the volume: 1. Inbound works by canvasing the internet with content in the hopes people will find you. Or perhaps you’re only posting content to your site and prospects early in the research phases mainly turn to YouTube for information. At first, things are going great!
23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012
DECEMBER 4, 2012
The brilliant Gini Dietrich reports on research showing that marketers commonly choose the wrong time of day to post and engage on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, as well as to send emails. They just need to start using them a different way.” YouTube Marketing Tactics. lessons in launching a branded YouTube channel by iMedia Connection. Research] by Heidi Cohen.
Under the Influence
APRIL 20, 2016
Rather than paying expensive celebrities to reach a broad audience, brands can team with niche bloggers, Instagram stars, and YouTubers to market their products. For another example, take this YouTube video from the popular influencer couple Tiff & Case that was sponsored by Nissan. She also noted that her firm doesn’t work with influencers known to skirt FTC regulations.
How To Boost Conversions With Personalized Remarketing
Modern B2B Marketing
FEBRUARY 9, 2015
But before we get into that let’s take a step back and define what Real-Time Personalization and Remarketing means to marketers and how they use it: Real-Time Personalization: allows you to personalize your website content based on data about the visitor or the company they work for. Now that the visitor is on a different website, Remarketing comes into play.
Can CMOs Master The Customer Experience For Hispanic Shoppers?
Buzz Marketing for Technology
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Posted in Advertising Behavioral Targeting Communities Mobile Personalization Testing Web Design. The group actually embraces dozens of different nationalities, cultures and identities, including about three out of every five Hispanics who were actually born in the U.S. Should you parse and meter the content differently? What works on the PC may fail on a smartphone.
The Future of Digital Marketing is Already Here
Modern B2B Marketing
JUNE 11, 2014
He scans his retinas, and the ad begins speaking to him: “Welcome back to the Gap Mr. Yakamoto, how are those assorted tank tops working for you?”. Watch the clip from Minority Report on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITjsb22-EwQ&feature=kp. Watch the British Airways ad on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtJx_pZjvzc. ITjsb22-EwQ&feature=kp.
5 Effective Options For B2B Advertising on Social Media
MARCH 15, 2016
Social media isn’t most B2B marketers’ first choice for most effective platform, but highly targeted advertising campaigns are starting to change that line of thinking. This age range likely makes up many of your target audience who are making regular B2B purchases. Target Job Titles in Campaigns. Advertise on YouTube. Push Sponsored Content to Ideal Audience.
55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
What’s the difference between a “like and a “share? Most valuable is his dissection of the best way to use the popular social sites, YouTube and blogging in an integrated manner that capitalizes on the strengths of each platform. Among them: asking questions, getting answers, building your brand, and driving targeted traffic to your website. 85% of Inc.
Why Snapchat Is Already Giving Up on Not Being ‘Creepy’
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
“In the early days of internet advertising, marketers relied on things like targeting to help differentiate ad products that weren’t very engaging,” he said in a video promoting the release. ” At the time, Snapchat repeatedly brought up this anti-targeting stance as a way to differentiate itself from competitors like Google and Facebook.
More Tips for B2B Video Marketing -- Best Practices for Shooting, Editing, and Promoting
AUGUST 16, 2012
love YouTube as much as anyone, but I have to admit that when I first heard of video marketing, especially for professional services firms, all I could think of were the cheesy local commercials they play during daytime TV hours. Since that time, I've worked with a few different videographers and editors, script writers, etc. Decide on the end goal before beginning.
Why Video Is the Future of Content Marketing
JUNE 30, 2016
The majority of your target audience is watching video; in fact, many of them prefer it. The ROI of this marketing activity is also easier to track since it “lives in confined players” (such as YouTube) and, as a result, travels differently through social media than other types of content marketing assets. Identify topics that will resonate most with your target audience.
B2B social media case studies - 3 you can learn from and why they work
NOVEMBER 8, 2010
Communications Conversations Conversations about digital PR strategy Home About Arik Work With Me Around The Web Speaking Contact Subscribe From The Blog 3 B2B social media case studies and why they work Posted by arikhanson on 17. So, let’s take a look today at three B2B social media case studies–and why they work particularly well. B2B case studies. Cheers, Arik.
How to Put Social Media Marketing to Work for Your Company
Content Marketing Today
JANUARY 30, 2012
Social media marketing is here to stay. If you are not already active in venues such as a business blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Slideshare, and YouTube, you should be asking yourself whether it’s way past time to jump in with both virtual feet. you have something valuable to communicate to that target audience. It’s just that the media is different.”
Once is Never Enough: How to Repurpose Content Like a Boss
JANUARY 26, 2016
The good news here is that while good content does take work and time and skill, it’s not a magic act. Start thinking of them more like they were made of Legos – larger works made up of smaller components, capable of being re-assembled into endless forms. Like most things, it works best when there’s a specific system set up for it. short video on YouTube. LinkedIn post.
Small Manufacturers Use Social Media Effectively
Industrial Marketing Today
AUGUST 16, 2011
Many engineers, specifiers, users and buyers of industrial products regularly use social media in their personal lives but work-related usage is limited among this audience. I’ve read a few articles and blog posts about how some manufacturers are using Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook to listen, engage and market to their customers. Probably the most common use of social media is videos on YouTube. These people have readily embraced video marketing, YouTube and social media. They actively use YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. instead of going to an offshore supplier.
Social Media Strategy for Nonprofits: 10 Potential Objectives for Using Social Media
NOVEMBER 12, 2010
I had a chance this week to speak at an event in front of several different local Orange County nonprofit organizations. This can also be done on YouTube. Either way it gives nonprofits a way to get found on the Internet where we aren’t spending 25% of our online time in social media: Google and the other search engines, including the 2nd largest of them all: YouTube.
5 Tips for Creating Shareable LinkedIn Posts
JUNE 2, 2016
Almost every B2B brand is on LinkedIn, but they’re not so sure how to make the most of LinkedIn’s paid options, which are rich with opportunities to hyper-target B2B audiences. The difference is you can put money behind your Sponsored Updates to target a specific audience outside of the people who follow your company page. Include YouTube videos.
The Rise of Virtual Reality and What It Means for B2B Marketers
AUGUST 30, 2016
Create videos that are fun and engage viewers on many different levels. 3. The campaign was successful in spreading awareness, capturing 12,396 YouTube views. If you determine that VR is good for your target audience, use it to assist with product launches. NYU is using VR to educate and communicate a distinct message to its target audience. Key takeaway. Key takeaway.
Why Your B2B Marketing Needs More Video [And How to Add It]
OCTOBER 22, 2015
Those didn’t do so hot. 3) YouTube is still the second largest search engine. What would your execution of this strategy look like? 4) Get serious about optimizing your videos for YouTube’s version of SEO. As mentioned above, YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine. It’s actually easier to get ranked on YouTube (phew!) word about YouTube vs. Facebook.
Paid Advertising 101: Understanding the Basics of Advertising on Social Media
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
Now, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or YouTube, they’ve all stripped down their processes, simplifying the user experience and making it astonishingly easy to set up ad campaigns on their platforms. Define Your Target Audience. Your audience is the Who you are targeting to—make sure you know who they are. The principle driver of any social media campaign—paid or otherwise—is solid marketing content that contains a relevant message targeted to a specific audience. Businesses can target audiences based on location, demographics (age, gender, etc.),
When, Why and How to Gate Content Along the Customer Journey
JUNE 2, 2016
Twenty years later, and after the explosion of content megacarriers such as BuzzFeed, Facebook, YouTube, and many of our own company websites, his prediction is eerily prescient. To do that, we need to begin with identifying or updating our target customer personas and our desired business objective(s). They are watching a YouTube video and maybe clicking a link from there.
Video Marketing Success Starts with Distribution, says Forrester
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
Different people are on different platforms for different reasons and Forrester argues that your content must align with this. Posting a video on YouTube (even if it’s a pretty freakin’ awesome video) is unlikely to generate you millions of views or qualified leads. Video isn’t actually a one-size-fits-all medium even though we so often treat it that way.
Facebook Uses Ad Tech to Dominate the Social Advertising Ecosystem
APRIL 10, 2015
Topic Data is not meant to be a direct ad targeting tool. In a recent article for TechCrunch, Josh Constine notes that at least 100 different users have to match a query for it to be allowed. So how does it work? Shaping the Output: Creating Measureable, Cross-Device Ad Targeting Campaigns with Facebook Atlas. Just think of the ad targeting and placement opportunities….
How to Write a Creative Brief for Your Next Video Project (with Template)
MARCH 10, 2016
great way for you and your video team (whether that is in-house or agency) to figure out what that plan should be, is to work through a creative brief. creative brief can come in different forms, and include a variety of elements. We’ve included a template for downloading at the end of this post that you can use or modify to make the creative brief that works best for you.