The Top 5 YouTube Analytics Every Marketer Should Know

Act-On

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? Same goes for YouTube videos.

YouTube Analytics Decoded

EMagine B2B Blog

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

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Video ads: Facebook or YouTube?

Vidyard

The most common types of video ads are previews before another piece of video content, ads in search engines, or paid media on social. November 2015 marked the first month where more videos were uploaded to Facebook than posts containing links to YouTube.

The evolution of social media analytics

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

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. Moving from “alien” data to creating core business value from social media.

YouTube Views Don’t Matter – Here Are 5 Metrics That Do

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“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. But who would we target in this sample YouTube ad?

18 (of the) Best Web Analytics Guides of 2011

Webbiquity

” How To Track Mobile Visitors In Google Analytics by Local SEO Guide. Andrew Shotland concisely explains how to use Advanced Segments in Google Analytics (GA) to separately track mobile visitor behavior on your website—or even create specific segments by device (e.g.,

Four marketing mega trends nobody’s talking about

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The social media dead-end — Facebook, LinkedIn and the others don’t want links any more. By Mark Schaefer. This is the time of year people post their prognostications for the next year. The predictions will be … predictable: More video! More Snapchat! More podcasts! Well, OK.

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The 17 Best Social Media Management Tools

Webbiquity

Monitoring and managing even a moderately active business social media presence can be time-consuming. The number of people using social media continues to grow, usage is increasing, and more networks require attention. 23: The 29 Best Web Analytics Tools. #24:

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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media. Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. ” — Social Media Today.

30 fascinating facts about organic vs paid social media

Biznology

Organic vs paid social media. Social media is the most genuine form of marketing. Organic social media posts come from you and go directly to your page or your company’s page. 86% of marketers now combine paid and organic tactics as part of their social media strategies.

5 Steps To Optimizing Your YouTube Videos [Infographic]

EMagine B2B Blog

Titles help audiences and YouTube’s discovery systems make sense of your content. A video’s description field is valuable real estate, helping audiences and YouTube’s discovery systems understand what your content is about. YouTube recommends using an image (.JPG,GIF,BMP,

How the Top Online Video Platforms Are Taking Businesses Beyond YouTube

Vidyard

In 2005, Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim opened the doors to YouTube inviting content creators around the world to share their videos with a global audience. It was a simple idea but one that would change the world of digital media — and brand marketing — in a very significant way.

20 More of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips of 2013

Webbiquity

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?

Social media predicts the next Carpool Karaoke stars

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The new Apple series, which is a spin-off of the Carpool Karaoke skit featured on CBS’s “ The Late Late Show with James Corden ” has surpassed over 830 million YouTube views to date. By Hannah Chapple, {grow} Community Member. Karaoke, anyone? Last week, Apple Inc.

Surefire Social introduces SurePulse “webmaster tools”

Biznology

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.

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47 Superb Social Media Marketing Stats and Facts

Webbiquity

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 90% of young adults—ages 18 to 29—use social media (compared to just 35% of those over age 65). Google Analytics) at 59%.

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If you post it will they come?

Biznology

And so does everyone else, including mainstream media. on Buffer to all of my social media properties including @chrisabraham , @gerrisdigital , and my Facebook and my Gerris Page as well as whatever other social media profiles that make sense.

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23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity

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.

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

Hubspot

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. This seems like a logical, natural direction for YouTube to move toward.

SEO for YouTube: How to Search Optimize Video for B2B Marketing

Hubspot

Videos are an important part of content, and given that YouTube is by far the most popular video website, you should be publishing videos there -- even if you are a B2B company.

Top B2B Website Metrics to Monitor Using Google Analytics

Hinge Marketing

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?

48 Ways to Measure Social Media Success

Webbiquity

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. These metrics don’t represent the goals of social media marketing in and of themselves, but are critical measures to help optimize processes to achieve the ultimate objectives.

22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity

Image credit: Buddy Media. In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. 15 Best Social Media Tools by CodeGeekz.

How to effectively integrate video content onto your website

Biznology

Viewers love and appreciate how-to videos, as evidenced by the endless supply of such channels on YouTube. According to mediakix , the second-most popular type of YouTube video are how-to videos. According to Syndacast , 74% of all internet traffic in 2017 will be video-based.

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Hard lessons agency customers need to learn about social media marketing

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Four and a half years ago I was hired into an agency that needed help outlining social media solutions for its customers. I worked tirelessly with my VP to design “robust turnkey social media solutions.” Why couldn’t they understand social media? The six social media lies.

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You can only win search by winning social

Biznology

Social Media Engagement is Not Just Dropping Links. Social media’s the answer, buddy. Show up on their webinar, their podcast, their YouTube.

Five ways to calm down and not be overwhelmed by social media change

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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. Let’s look at a few ideas that serve as a calming effect for the social media hurricane. YouTube.

Am I connecting with my customers enough? 10 tips for customer outreach

Biznology

Correspondence as well as website and social media content should all match the personality and “voice” of your company. Jump into social media. It’s nearly impossible to talk about customer outreach without talking about social media. How’s your customer outreach?

Drones, Bots and AI oh my. SXSW highlights

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This is my eighth SXSW and to me, this is the most exciting place in the world featuring all the coolest breakthrough thinkers in media, publishing, technology, and marketing convening in one big Austin Texas madhouse. The new media. YouTube and influence. By Mark Schaefer.

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The future of content marketing strategy

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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.

12 Free Social Media and Brand Monitoring Tools We Love (and Why)

Hubspot

And on any given day, it can be tricky to keep up with what your audience is sharing across a variety of social media platforms. So, we've rounded up some of the best free social media and brand monitoring tools from around the vast web of social networks. 11) Native Analytics Tools.

21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)

Webbiquity

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?” The Truth About Social Media by Forbes.

30+ Statistics Designed To Guide B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy in the New Year

KoMarketing Associates

While we realize that successful B2B marketing programs leverage a combination of investments, social media needs to remain in a part of that mix. Social Media Strategy and Budgeting. 82% of marketers agree that social media marketing is core to their business.

A Social Media Measurement Dashboard; One Approach

NuSpark

A re your social media efforts working? 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. There really is no “right” way to measure social media. YouTube.

What are the most reliable content channels to connect with customers?

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YouTube subscribers. I consider email marketing as the “glue” connecting your social media content. Research shows that Pinterest drives more web traffic — and more purchases — than any other social media channel.

10 social media metrics every marketer should know

Biznology

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. Google Analytics tells you who, how, where, when and why. Photo credit: Paul Jacobson.

83 Exceptional Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014

Webbiquity

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.

25 social media listening aids to increase your hearing

Biznology

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.

A Social Media Measurement Dashboard; One Approach

NuSpark

A re your social media efforts working? 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. There really is no “right” way to measure social media. Remember, no one went to college to master in social media. Social media marketing in theory isn’t all that different from traditional media (well it is, but). Social media is not a numbers game.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

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.