The Top 5 YouTube Analytics Every Marketer Should Know

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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. Same goes for YouTube videos.

11 Top Tips For Developing YouTube Influencers

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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. On YouTube, nobody believes the hype unless they see it for themselves.

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Video ads: Facebook or YouTube?

Vidyard

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.

YouTube Ads for Beginners: How to Launch & Optimize a YouTube Video Advertising Campaign

Hubspot

Running a series of YouTube ads is one way to make sure more of your target audience finds the video content you've produced. The thing is, advertising on YouTube is very different from running a PPC or paid social campaign. What’s New With YouTube Advertising. Audience.

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. Trying to get ranked higher on YouTube by getting more views.

4 Ways to Improve Your YouTube Channel

Vertical Response

Given these numbers, it’s not surprising that so many businesses are turning to YouTube to create a video presence. We’ve created a list of four tips to help you make the most of your YouTube channel. Your YouTube page is a representation of your business.

How a small family business pulled off one of the greatest successes in YouTube history

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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. No winemaker in the region had the presence and audience that the upstart Mirabeau had. YouTube views: 4.2

How to Get Results from YouTube Ads (Hint: It’s Not Advertising)

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Most YouTube ads do not deliver a measurable ROI for advertisers. Most of these videos are essentially made-for-TV commercials that have been uploaded to YouTube. For the most part they disregard the fact that TV and YouTube are very different platforms.

4 Marketing Lessons from YouTube Giants

Modern B2B Marketing

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? By providing value to his audience, he has a platform which exposes VaynerMedia to more and more people every week.

Infographic: How to Build the Perfect YouTube Channel

Contently

If you’re hoping to snag a young audience, you need to be on YouTube. In 2014, Variety reported that teens prefer YouTube stars to mainstream celebrities and movie stars—and those YouTubers wield a much larger influence. What will compel your audience to return?

How to Gain More Subscribers on YouTube

Vertical Response

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.

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. YouTube Analytics, like any analytics tool, provides several ways to interpret data. ROI from YouTube is most often indirect. YouTube

YouTube Ditches Annotations, Welcomes New Mobile-Friendly Interactivity

Vidyard

May 2nd marks a big day for YouTube. This is a huge shift for YouTube and its network of creators, and signals a move to mobile that has been coming for a long time. YouTube announced the change in a blog post , and was quick to point out their reasoning for this big move.

Video Content: Facebook VS. YouTube in the Ring

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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. YouTube. for YouTube.

Why Can’t YouTube Do Drama?

Contently

There have been countless viral hits, memes, and even YouTube celebrities, but no single work that has changed how people tell stories online. Can you name a YouTube Red original?) The absence of those stories doesn’t mean YouTube is any less valuable than film or television.

The Do’s and Don’ts of YouTube Marketing

Modern B2B Marketing

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!,

How Your Business Can Survive The Ad Blocking Wars On YouTube

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If you are promoting your company with video ads on YouTube, a portion of your targeted audience may be missing the message due to ad blocking software. In addition to squelching banners and other types of image and tech ads, ad blocking software can also block YouTube pre-roll ads.

Add YouTube Closed Captioning—Create 30 Million Opportunities

Fathom

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.

Is YouTube Advertising Right for You?

Fathom

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. In addition, YouTube reaches more 18 to 49 year olds than cable television.

To YouTube and Beyond! 5 Places Where Including a Video Will Boost Results

Modern Marketing

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!

What the New YouTube Comments Mean for Marketers

Vertical Response

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. What’s changed for YouTube comments.

Six Seconds? Bah. YouTube Says Long Videos Sometimes Work Better

Hubspot

But over at YouTube, they’re finding shorter isn’t always better. “It’s 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. How to Succeed on YouTube.

Leveraging YouTube as a Manufacturer

Fathom

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. Use enticing titles that will grab audience attention.

Case Study: Denny’s flips its audience with a sassy social media strategy

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As Denny’s has proven through their use of Twitter , Tumblr , YouTube , and other channels, breakfast can be a surprisingly compelling topic. We try to understand how it is affecting the brand: does our social audience have a higher favorability, willingness to recommend, etc.?”

Dancing Dogs and Foiled Burglars – The Secret to Nest Cam’s YouTube Channel

Vidyard

They’re infinitely shareable: Content like this is a goldmine for Facebook and Twitter shares because it’s easy to watch, doesn’t require audio to be funny (even the barking dog video makes sense without the sound on) and is short enough that people will engage when YouTube autoplays it.

Content Marketing Showcase Series # 10 French Connection YouTube Channel

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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.

5 Steps To Optimizing Your YouTube Videos [Infographic]

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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. Second, it enables personalized and interactive experiences that capture and retain audience attention.

10 Types of Videos You Need to Push Your Audience Through the Funnel

Vidyard

–from time to time about whether you’re making all the types of videos you need to really engage your audience all the way through the marketing and sales funnel. Make sure it gets out to your audience! Don’t just embed a YouTube video and think you’ve done enough.

How This Agency Built a Viral YouTube Channel From Rejected Ideas

Contently

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 finding that YouTube audiences subscribe to channels for very specific content,” Jensen said. “We

eSports and the Elusive Millennial Male Audience: A History

Content Standard

There is a holy grail of an audience out there just waiting to be reached—millennial, skewing young, male, plenty of disposable income—of upwards of 148 million people. YouTube has made many gaming celebrities who have millions of subscribers watching as they play the latest games.

Increase Your Brand Exposure with Increased YouTube Subscribers

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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 [.].

Internet video killed the TV star. The rise of YouTube for B2B advertising

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“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.

The Making of a Viral Video: How One Dog Racked Up 1.6 Million Views on YouTube

Hubspot

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.

New Year, New Audience: 10 Essential Social Media Tactics to Get Your Content Seen

Modern B2B Marketing

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.

10 Pieces of Content Your Audience Really Wants to See [New Data]

Hubspot

10 Pieces of Content Your Audience Actually Wants to See. Click on the categories below to check out examples of the types of content your audience is looking for: Videos. Mini Matters reports that YouTube viewers favor short videos, approximately 42 seconds in length.

How to Optimize Your Business YouTube Channel

KEO Marketing

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.

How To Reach Millennials + Moms – The YouTube Formula

B2B Marketing Insider

While no one really has an explanation for those, Cenk Bulbul, YouTube’s head of strategy and insights , recently shared the necessary framework needed to make an effective video content channel that will resonate with your audience. This was one of the top 10 ads on YouTube,” he said.

Why every business needs a social media business audit

Biznology

YouTube. Have I noticed any correlation to posting frequency and how my audience grows? Not active on social media? You are losing ground to competitors. But you already know that.

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

Biznology

They are the audience and the characters. Use visual content, and make the story speak to your audience. Social media makes us more accessible to our audience. Consider ways to build your social media to target your audience. Test communication to hit your target audience.