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Google integrating G+ Pages and YouTube Channels


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!

Google+ is an antisocial network


Summary: While there may be a subculture of Google+ zealots who treat Google+ like a forum instead of a social network, the majority of people who love Plus are using it, according to Michael Reynolds , as a “source of content, inspiration, and communication” – more like a reader, a place to keep up with mentors, creators, influencers, and thought leaders. Antisocial Networking Service.

Video ads: Facebook or YouTube?


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


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.

35 Stupendous Social Networking Facts and Stats


Though “social media” broadly encompasses a variety of platforms including blogs (WordPress, Medium, Tumblr), content sharing (YouTube, SlideShare, Instagram), and content curation (Scoop.It, Triberr,, the term is nearly synonymous to many for the big social networks. Facebook is of course (by far) the largest social network. TechCrunch ). 3. MediaPost ).

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The New YouTube Guide for Brands

WindMill Networking

YouTube just released a resource that’s an early Christmas present to marketers: The YouTube Creator Playbook for Brands. This guide lets businesses know how they can be more successful on YouTube by looking at the ingredients of the secret sauce that has made others successful on the video platform. This is the third playbook that YouTube has … Continue Reading. The New YouTube Guide for Brands by Jayson Duncan - Maximize Social Business. YouTube

Remember to market to your own influencer network


Instantly access your network and communications anywhere. So far, we have  earned at least 218 earned media mentions  across blogs, social media, YouTube, and even on Instagram, SnapChat , etc. The post Remember to market to your own influencer network appeared first on Biznology. I really love influencer marketing. Too much. What Is Contactually? What is Your Message Model?

17 Hidden YouTube Hacks, Tips & Features You'll Want to Know About


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.

Is YouTube Replacing the Printed Manual? [CHART]

It's All About Revenue

by Andrew Stivelman | Tweet this In June of 2010, the  nielsenwire published statistics  on how much time people spend using social networks and blogs on a monthly basis.  Look for Part 2 of this Chart of the Week in the near future for a discussion of how an added benefit of using YouTube for your documentation could potentially reduce your support call volume and costs.

YouTube Analytics Decoded

EMagine B2B Blog

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

This Week in Content Marketing: YouTube Proves We Have No Rights on Social Media

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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.

25 ideas for your social media network strategy

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Behind every social media strategy you have to have a content plan and a network plan. But a network plan? “But how do I build this network,” you might be asking. Building your social media network. Here are 25 ideas to think about for building your own network strategy through Twitter: 1)     Basic Search. But a network plan? MAKE it happen.

The Top 8 Social Networks For Business

B2B Marketing Insider

Recently, Adobe’s released their 5th annual CMO Guide to The Social Landscape highlighting the top 8 social networks for businesses. The Big 4: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube. These top networks have been covered each of the last 4 years. And YouTube is a totally different thing. Slideshare: The New Kid On The Block. How about you? Social Media

18 Ways To Build Trust Within Your Online Network

KoMarketing Associates

Here are 18 ways you can build trust in your online network. Rate a good video from one of your that was published on YouTube. One of the key takeaways uncovered in our 2015 B2B Web Usability Report was that trust and credibility were significant attributes required in the B2B website experience. Trust is a core component of a successful search engine optimization initiative as well.

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3 Unusual networking lessons I’ve learned from improv

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took his advice to heart and looked for ‘unusual’ methods to boost my networking skills. But since I didn’t know much about improv, I watched a couple of Youtube videos and saw a bunch of guys and gals acting like young Jim Carrey tripping on illegal substances. took his advice to heart and looked for 'unusual' methods to boost my networking skills.

What are the Best Social Networks for B2B Marketing? (Research)


According to recent research , more than 80% of b2b marketers now use the “big 3″ social networks—LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook—to distribute content. And if so, which social networks are most productive? How much traffic do social networks drive to B2B websites? There’s no question that B2B marketers have embraced social media.

Revenge of the YouTubers: The Growing Power of Social Influence Marketing


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.

The Top 9 Social Networks For Businesses

B2B Marketing Insider

Are you always wondering which social network is hot and which is not? And how many social networks can your business really continue to pay attention to? Well here you will see the search growth rates of the 9 major social networks that I think are most important to businesses and our social media marketing efforts. Watch this network…Very closely. Maybe.

Find Out What’s Trending by Demographic on YouTube with YouTube Trends Dashboard


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 Seconds? Bah. YouTube Says Long Videos Sometimes Work Better


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. Possibly there’s a shift taking place from thinking of YouTube as a place for snackable content to thinking of it as a place for more engaging content, and more storytelling.”. How to Succeed on YouTube.

The 5 Top Social Media Networks in China

WindMill Networking

What are the top social media networks in China? The 5 Top Social Media Networks in China by Miguel Roberg - Maximize Social Business. Chinese Social Media Bloomberg content Facebook marketing media media marketing potential profiles reason recommended Reddit Social Media Marketing Social network Social Networking Spam spamming start the top Twitter YouTube Every day, companies are looking to reaching new audiences through social media marketing. But in China, knowing where to start can become a challenge in and of itself.

Content Marketing Showcase Series # 10 French Connection YouTube Channel

Connect the Docs

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.

Six YouTube Tools and Tips For Social Media Success

WindMill Networking

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.

10 Ways to Use Social Networks for B2B Marketing


Social networks are essential for expanding your web presence —not only for creating social signals now a key component in search engine rankings, which makes your website and blog easier to find in search, but also by giving you more places to be found online. Creating your profile on each of the major social networks is a first step, but just that. As with most things in life, you’ll get out of social networks what you put into them. This is a level deeper than the majority of more superficial social networks. Expand your network of connections.

The Definitive Guide to Awkward LinkedIn Networking


Even though "network" is in the name, I don''t think of most social networks as actual networking sites. YouTube is for videos. That''s the one social network that I actually use for networking. Now, I don''t keep up with my LinkedIn networking as well as I should. For me, Facebook is for friends. Twitter is for sharing. Pinterest is for inspiration.

4 Strategic Tips to Increasing Your Social Media Presence with YouTube Marketing

WindMill Networking

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.

Social Media Sommeliers – Choosing perfect pairs of social networks

The New Strategist

As you invest more time in to social media, joining additional networks and using new tools, your presence gains different characteristics that it did not have before. So it is with different social networks. So how do you know which networks jive well together, and which just don’t? So, what networks do they believe hold the greatest power for synergy? Let’s hear!

How to Optimize Your Business YouTube Channel

KEO Marketing

YouTube, Google’s video platform, attracts more than 800 million unique visitors each month. Because of this seemingly endless reach, it’s an essential network to include in digital marketing strategies to boost online advertising and inbound marketing efforts. Search-friendly video tags: YouTube runs on algorithms to help users find desired content. Video Marketing

YouTube - Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Join YouTube for a free account, or sign in if you are already a member. Sign in to YouTube now! Networking with YouTube. YouTube Handbook. YouTube On Your Site. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Community. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0. Rate: 47 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 31,977. Share. Favorite.

Bring Your Media Relations to Life with YouTube

WindMill Networking

With the emergence of YouTube, video has gone from a costly, highly time intensive part of PR programs to something that can be used on an ongoing basis to support media relations … Continue Reading. Bring Your Media Relations to Life with YouTube by Maggie Patterson - Maximize Social Business. Related Stories Step Up Your HARO Pitches with Social Media The Fine Art of Social Media Newsjacking Creating Ongoing Value from Media Coverage Using Social Networks. Media Relations

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An Eye-Opening Look into the New Tsu Social Network

WindMill Networking

There has been a lot of buzz about the new Tsu social network lately, whether from our recent post on why you might not like Tsu to invitations from social media friends to join the network all the way to the New York Times and their post on “The Social Network That Pays You to Friend.” Forbes lists him as a Top 35 Social Media Power Influencer and AdAge lists his blog, Maximize Social Business (formerly known as Windmill Networking), as a top 100 global marketing blog. Comments Thanks Jeannie! think many are in the same boat … similar. have read a few.

Deciphering Network Personas For Your B2B: Follow Up Q&A

EMagine B2B Blog

If you missed it live you can catch a replay of Deciphering Network Personas For Your B2B over on our YouTube Channel. Below are some answers to questions asked by our viewers that we didn’t have time to answer. 1. I don’t have time to post to each of my network individually, what tools do you recommend to schedule my social messaging? Vimeo or YouTube?

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YouTube Insights for B2B from the Frozen Food Master

Social Media B2B

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.

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Visitors hate online ghost towns more than spammy auto posts


Social Media Marketing Addition Advertising Age Business Content marketing Facebook Google instagram linkedin marketing social media social media marketing Social networking service twitter YouTubeNo, that’s only the second most-hated thing in corporate social media branding. The biggest reason why this happens is never because anyone’s too busy. Know why I know this?

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VIDEO: YouTube Marketing Secrets

Client Bridge

From, here''s a video from Shira Lazar, host of What''s Trending, advising how to use video to join the conversation, just like you would any other social network. You can''t set out to make a viral video. Instead, be authentic and work on creating compelling content. View Original Article

Break the mold: Why content marketing needs to be like a chalupa

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On social networks, brand-generated content is seeing the lowest engagement rates now than any other time. 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. Thinking like a media company. Taco Salad.

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Creating Ongoing Value from Media Coverage Using Social Networks

WindMill Networking

The day coverage runs there’s … Continue Reading Creating Ongoing Value from Media Coverage Using Social Networks by Maggie Patterson - Maximize Social Business - Maximize Social Business - Your Social Media for Business Resource. Media Relations Google Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest slideshare Social Media Marketing Twitter YouTube Featuring Contributions from Global Thinkers.

Google & YouTube Make Algorithm Updates, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week


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.

Google+ is an island of misfit toys


During the height of my online community involvement, from ages 23-31, 1993-2001, even my home base online, The Meta Network , was a walled garden. Realistically, amost everyone will have had a Gmail account, and those who haven’t and won’t are still addicted to YouTube and Google Search. When I was 23, in 1993, I joined ArtsWire and then The Meta Network – and I had found a home.

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Four marketing mega trends nobody’s talking about

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The rise of the private networks. For the first time in history, the number of people posting on private networks like Messenger, WhatsApp and Snapchat exceed what is being posted on public social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. By Mark Schaefer. This is the time of year people post their prognostications for the next year. More Snapchat! More podcasts! Well, OK.

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