YouTube SEO: How to Optimize Videos for YouTube Search

Hubspot

Marketers were learning that they couldn't just publish a high volume of content -- it also had to be high-quality and optimized in ways that made it as discoverable as possible through search engines. And once upon a time, that content was largely limited to the written word.

The Top 5 YouTube Analytics Every Marketer Should Know

Act-On

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.

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11 Top Tips For Developing YouTube Influencers

Act-On

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.

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.

Google integrating G+ Pages and YouTube Channels

Biznology

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). If You Want to Produce Video Content You Need to Join Google+.

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

Act-On

“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.

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

Hubspot

While great content is bound to be found, it's also important to be proactive about gaining the attention of and educating prospects and those unfamiliar with your brand. The thing is, advertising on YouTube is very different from running a PPC or paid social campaign.

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. YouTube views: 4.2 million (not counted in the YouTube numbers). YouTube views: 4.2

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

Act-On

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.

Video Content: Facebook VS. YouTube in the Ring

Opentopic

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. Which is the right platform is for hosting online video content? Here are a few things to keep in mind when betting on Facebook VS. YouTube in the ring: Round 1: Content Consumption. YouTube. YouTube is more or less the destination, right?

How Long Should Your Videos Be? Ideal Lengths for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube [Infographic]

Hubspot

So they're starting to tailor content for our dwindling attention spans. Odds are, they're more willing to watch a 2 minute long video on YouTube than on Twitter. HubSpot Video Examples for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.

3 Things You Need to Know to Dominate Video On YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram

Vidyard

The same goes for video (or any content, for that matter) across different social platforms. Since content consumers go to different social platforms for different reasons, it’s important to understand so that you can tailor your video content accordingly.

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? So the return on his investment to create this great content on a daily basis is a growing audience of potential customers.

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

4 tips to improve your YouTube channel

Biznology

If you’ve turned to YouTube like many other businesses, you need to know one rule–and it’s one that is tough for many to execute. Viewership will rise when you produce more videos, but you can’t publish content that is rubbish and hope it performs well.

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. Then get ready to build the perfect YouTube channel.

7 of the Coolest YouTube Banners We've Ever Seen

Hubspot

When someone sends me a really great YouTube video, I always want to know who’s behind it. No matter who it was, if I’m impressed, I want to see more from the content creator. What makes something like a strong YouTube banner so great? What Makes a Good YouTube Banner?

YouTube - Education Today and Tomorrow

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Set Your Country Content Preference. 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! YouTube. YouTube On Your Site. YouTube Handbook. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Worldwide. English. Close. Close. Set Your Language Preference. Videos. Channels. Community. Upload. Videos.

Video Marketing How-To: YouTube vs. Your Website

Vidyard

This week we want to tackle a question that comes up often — whether your video should live on your website, your YouTube channel, or both! First thing’s first is understanding that YouTube, alone, isn’t a video strategy. YouTube should drive traffic to your website.

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!,

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.

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

Hubspot

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

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.

Which Types of YouTube Videos Garner the Most New Subscribers? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

In previous Charts of the Week, we’ve focused on how YouTube videos are an important channel being used for documentation and product support. Don’t forget: people subscribe to your YouTube channel because they want to hear from you and learn about your company.

How Your Business Can Survive The Ad Blocking Wars On YouTube

Act-On

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.

The business case for unbranded content

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In this age of overwhelming content, our consumers can steer around what bore them. You could have a massive marketing budget and team of writers and designers, but if no one engages enough to share your content and ideas, then it’s just not working.

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

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A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post called “ 5 Reasons most content marketing is FAR behind where it needs to be.” It’s unlikely that a content strategy that worked five years ago will work today. The content chalupa. Foremost is Content Shock.

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Add YouTube Closed Captioning—Create 30 Million Opportunities

Fathom

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve come across a lot of content while ‘paroozing’ LinkedIn, random blogs and marketing emails regarding the latest and greatest mobile and video trends for 2016. However, something is consistently missing from that content.

The 10 Most Watched YouTube Ads of 2016 (And the Agencies Behind Them)

Hubspot

Most ads on YouTube are something to be endured, muted, and skipped immediately after the mandatory five seconds has passed. For an ad to be sought out and consumed willingly on YouTube, it needs to stand out as an enjoyable, compulsively shareable piece of content.

Content Marketing Showcase Series # 10 French Connection YouTube Channel

Ambal's Amusings

Social Media has become a deeply integrated aspect of content marketing strategy. YouTube is one great social networking tool that helps brands to reach out to their customers in real time. Type of Content : You Tube Channel. Why is this cool content marketing?

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

Modern Marketing

by contributor | Tweet this Edi to r’s Note: Today’s blog post comes courtesy of Jennifer Pepper, the Content Marketing Manage r at Vidyard. This is great for educational ‘about’ or ‘how-to’ content where a Google search result for “How do I save money?” 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.

Why the content marketing future is NOT in video content

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A friend and I were recently discussing the many forecasts of video content taking over the internet. “Personally I am not a big video content consumer. And that’s why video content is NOT going to overwhelm the internet as some people are projecting.

Report: Baby Boomers Seek Out Marketing Videos on YouTube

KoMarketing Associates

New research suggests that video marketers may see more ROI on YouTube by targeting Baby Boomers, rather than Generation Xers and Millennials. Strike Social recently conducted the “YouTube’s Generational Divide” report in the third quarter of 2017. The data showed that Baby Boomers had a 10 percent higher view rate of marketing videos on YouTube, compared to Generation Xers and Millennials.

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Is there a “content pattern” that builds a brand?

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Everybody wants their content to go viral. But if you have ever been lucky enough to have something rise up the charts for a day or two, you will attest to the fact that after a short spike in traffic, viral content rarely has a long-term effect on your business. Hygiene Content.

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Five new content forms rocking the marketing airwaves

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When I wrote about this idea of Content Shock — the idea that content marketing becomes less sustainable as a strategy as the amount of competitive content increase — I predicted that there would be new innovations in content forms. By Mark Schaefer.

August Social Media News: Facebook Watch, YouTube Messaging & More

Hubspot

The ephemeral messaging app will share original content from U.S. has partnered with smaller publishers to create original Snapchat Discover content -- where previously, it's worked with outlets like Vox, BuzzFeed, and The New York Times.

The greatest content marketing case study in history

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I was going through some old files from classes I taught years ago and came across the most beautiful and wonderful content marketing case study. The greatest content marketing case study. Here’s why I love this piece of content so much. B2B content at that.

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.

5 Reasons most content marketing is FAR behind where it needs to be

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

These are people who go to work every day knowing they need to move content like their careers depended on it … because it does. In fact, in terms of content techniques, the business world is a sloth racing against cheetah compared to the pace of change in mainstream journalism.