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.
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.
Google integrating G+ Pages and YouTube Channels
MAY 13, 2014
It’s Google’s hub, from which YouTube, Google Business Pages, Google Mail, and even Google Apps for Business (which looks like it’s rebranding as Google + Business — interesting). YouTube Channels, They Are A-Changin’ Another case-in-point: how YouTube has begun handling YouTube Channel creation. Google+ as Social Layer. Good luck, Tiger!
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.
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. Content Marketing Examples Industry News and Trends Paid Advertising PNR YouTubelink]. 3.
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. The larger question for you, will be whether or not the people watching your content there will turn into qualified leads for you. Just because the internet is awash with articles about Facebook taking over YouTube, doesn't mean you need to dive in.
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.
5 Ways to Expand Lead Nurturing Beyond the Inbox
JUNE 8, 2016
Email may still be the workhorse in how B2B companies build relationships, maintain awareness, qualify leads and nudge prospects along the sales cycle, but these days, it pays to think about “lead nurturing” as more just an email campaign. The post 5 Ways to Expand Lead Nurturing Beyond the Inbox appeared first on The Point. That’s not because email is going away any time soon.
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! Let us know where you’ve been successfully converting leads with a comment below.
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.
Is Anyone Leading Lead Management?
JUNE 15, 2016
Sales Lead Management is a complicated process. Sales lead management is a tough subject to truly get your arms around. There are dozens of outside vendors who say they manage some portion of the sales lead process and more than two dozen internal departments that contribute to the process and the decision making. My point is this—you need a Sales Lead Manager to pull all of the competing departments and managers together to obtain the best revenue per lead for your company. Telemarketing Outbound (qualification and lead generation). Digital Agencies.
This Week in Content Marketing: The YouTube Killer Is Not Facebook, It’s Twitter
JANUARY 17, 2015
Is B2B Content Marketing a Failure? (5:34): Michael Idinopulos, writing in the PeopleLinx blog , makes a compelling case for the idea that content as a lead generation tool is highly overrated. The post This Week in Content Marketing: The YouTube Killer Is Not Facebook, It’s Twitter appeared first on Content Marketing Institute. This week’s show. The lesson for marketers?
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. You can also customize your video to reflect your brand and add calls-to-action (CTAs) to the end to generate leads. Overall, Wistia’s biggest asset is its lead capturing ability. Wistia or Youtube?
Leveraging YouTube as a Manufacturer
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
For 2015, brand awareness, sales and lead generation were listed as this year’s most important content marketing goals for manufacturers. Lead Generation/Sales: Facility, product or process videos. So Why Should Manufacturing Marketers Use YouTube as a Channel to Distribute their Videos? Next, think about how you are going to present your brand on YouTube. Meta Tags.
All Online Digital Roads Lead to Google Plus
FEBRUARY 18, 2014
In the last six months, Google has made a lot of progress bringing us all in from the cold: from YouTube , from Google Search , from Picasa, Gmail, Google Apps for Business, Android phones, Google Play, Google Maps, Google Drive, Google Calendar, Blogger, Google Hangout (née Google Talk), Orkut, and even Google Groups. As the saying goes, “all roads lead to Rome.” Rejoice!
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. memorable brand can lead to more video marketing exposure, engagement and transactions. Video Marketing
Break the mold: Why content marketing needs to be like a chalupa
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
Streaming video + YouTube + Blog + Slideshare. uploaded the video provided by Blab to YouTube for my subscribers on that channel and embedded the video into a blog post called Marketing: New Architects of the Customer Experience. Notice in this one post he’s leveraged Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube and a private “see first” feature. Thinking like a media company.
Google & YouTube Make Algorithm Updates, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week
OCTOBER 14, 2012
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. As a marketer, think about how agile your marketing really is. Pinbook.
What are the best social media platforms for your business?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JUNE 1, 2015
However, if somebody subscribes to a blog or YouTube channel, they are asking for your content. Role of content — Content is the catalyst that leads to awareness on the web. Awareness may then lead to engagement and engagement may lead to trust, and even loyalty over time. Role of content — Content is the catalyst that leads to awareness on the web.
Differences Between Demand Generation and Lead Generation
JUNE 12, 2016
“Demand generation is the process of creating and/or boosting awareness of a particular company or product with the intention of increasing leads. Lead generation is the process of collecting actual leads directly from consumers or client prospects and using those leads to boost revenue.”. As a subset of demand generation, lead generation comes next. Final Note.
Twitter leads Fortune 500 social media surge
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JULY 11, 2013
77% of the Fortune 500 companies have an active Twitter account, leading all other social media platforms. The percent of corporations with Facebook pages varies by industry with Retail (96%), and Telecomm (88%) leading the way. 69% of the F500 have YouTube accounts, a 7% increase from last year. YouTube is as popular with the F500 as Facebook. Corporate Blogs surging.
Is there a “content pattern” that builds a brand?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
OCTOBER 27, 2014
Instead, you need something more robust, more consistent, to build a real business around your content and YouTube revealed a plan that just might be the answer. YouTube has been promoting a “3H” video brand strategy and revealed a content pattern that seemed to be the most successful in building an engaged audience for the long-term. Even an individual blogger?
Janet Thaeler & Maryanne Conlin on Influencer Marketing
AUGUST 2, 2016
Maryanne asked me, during our call, whether I have experienced Social Media Flight — the rush from blogs to social platforms like YouTube , Instagram , Pinterest , LinkedIn , Medium, Tumblr, and even Vine and Periscope in lieu of their first homes, blogs. While the traffic to their blogs may be only 500-2,000 visitors-a-month, their true fame burns bright on YouTube or Facebook.
How IntraLinks Used Social Media to Generate Twice as Many Sales-ready Leads as Any Other Channel
B2B Lead Generation Blog
AUGUST 5, 2012
In this high-tech world, social media has revealed itself to be a lead generation goldmine. Twice as many sales-ready leads as any other lead generation channel. In February, Johnson enlisted the help of a B2B social media lead generation agency, to develop a lead generation campaign on LinkedIn. All it needed was the right strategy. Setting direction. Industry.
YouTube Makes Some Videos 'Shoppable' and Other Marketing Stories of the Week
MAY 19, 2013
YouTube Finally Makes Some Videos ‘Shoppable,’ From Mashable. Have you ever wondered how awesome it would be to simply click and buy the things you see in YouTube videos? YouTube is releasing a new feature it calls a “channel gadget” that will bring some of that functionality to your video viewing experience. Read more about YouTube''s ''shoppable'' videos at Mashable.
Social Media Usage by Engineers and Industrial Professionals
Industrial Marketing Today
MARCH 11, 2013
Social Media Marketing Social Networking Google+ Industrial Marketing Lead generation LinkedIn videos YouTubeLast week I downloaded and read the new research report, “Social Media Use in the Industrial Sector” published by IHS GlobalSpec. Some of the findings are consistent with their reports [.]. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].
How to implement a Video 1st content marketing strategy that drives action
JUNE 22, 2016
Then, starting in 2005 (pretty much since YouTube made its mark on society), we started to watch videos at an ever increasing rate. Content Marketing Digital Technology Brightcove Cisco Content marketing Content strategy video 1st video first video marketing YouTubeWhy a Video First content marketing strategy makes sense. Back in 2005, we mostly used the internet for browsing.
The 7 Attributes of Highly Effective Lead Generation
AUGUST 4, 2016
That’s actually good news for small and midsize companies who could never afford to compete with the huge sales teams of market leaders, but the key to making content marketing work as a prospecting tool is that it must lead to sales conversations. All the while, you’re leading them with content to the point where they’re ready to talk to a sales person—sneaky! Not really. It can.
3 Proven Ways to Generate Leads with Video
JUNE 2, 2015
Above all, this multi-sensory, engaging channel is good for a lot more than growing view counts on YouTube and general brand awareness. In fact, video is arguably one of the best lead gen tools, but if you’re letting your videos fade to black you’re not hitting them out of the park. Mid-Video Lead Gen Opportunities. Think Video for Lead Generation. Pre-Video Gates.
Debunking myths around sales videos for business
APRIL 27, 2016
Businesses that start using online video content marketing in their daily sales and marketing process stand to gain significant tangible benefits across their entire lead generation and sales cycle. How to start thinking about content ideas to drive your lead gen and sales cycles. How to budget and plan for a business video content marketing strategy . Thanks to all our sponsors!
Generating Leads from a Facebook Fan/Business Page Engagement Strategy
MAY 19, 2012
Facebook and B2B lead generation. Have you considered Facebook as a channel for lead generation? Compelling content that attracts interaction will generally have higher Edgerank; meaning higher positions in the news feeds, higher message reach, and increased likelihood of page likes, meaning higher chance of users interested in your content which can lead to leads.
43 Bright Ideas for Promoting Your Lead Gen Content
OCTOBER 23, 2014
So you just created a piece of content for lead generation -- congrats! . Did you know, tweets with images generate 55% more leads than Tweets without images?!). 9) Host a contest. 30) If you have a PRO account on SlideShare, collect name and email address using lead capture forms on SlideShare, of people who have requested the content. Lead Generation Content LinkedIn.
Does Your Content Have Superpowers?
PWB Marketing Blog
MAY 27, 2016
LinkedIn post might lead to a white paper on your web site, expanding on the post topic. B2B Marketing blogging Demand Generation Facebook LinkedIn Marketing social media Twitter YouTubeIn order to succeed, your content marketing needs superpowers. This post examines some of the content marketing your brand needs to succeed. Exceptional Audience Relevance. Powerful Stickiness. Sean-.
Online Display Advertising, Targeting, and Capturing Leads
SEPTEMBER 9, 2012
A Look at Online Display Advertising for Lead Generation. Lead generation and lead nurturing both can be done via a targeted display campaign. The Ad Planner assists in researching placements, topics, interests, and YouTube channels. . Lead Capture and Lead Nurturing. Additionally, think about lead nurturing. Many I have used myself for clients.