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Why Your Website is About to Become a Lot Less Important

B2B Marketing Unplugged

SlideShare and YouTube, not so much. My agency suit friend, Marc has very sore feet this week. You see, he’s been making the rounds of the holiday parties. His agency has hosted a few, then there’s the ad club, the marketing association stuff, his clients’ parties and his suppliers’ lunches.

The End of Valued Customers

B2B Marketing Unplugged

Somebody once said YouTube is the very arse-end of the Internet. I am loving the Volvo Trucks YouTube channel. Dear Valued Supplier, Thank you for your quarterly newsletter.

The Hidden Costs of Content Marketing

B2B Marketing Unplugged

Why, there’s LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google+ (yes, that’s still a thing), YouTube, SlideShare, blogs, online communities, websites and that guy you met on the plane who wants you to know his Candy Crush scores.

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Why I Won’t Endorse You on LinkedIn

B2B Marketing Unplugged

That’s what YouTube is for. Oh, goody. My LinkedIn connection, Diana, just endorsed my skills in marketing strategy. Yesterday Sylvie gave me a thumbs-up on my team-building expertise, and last week Martin endorsed me as the corporate communications guru I imagine myself to be.

Lost Squirrels: Putting Sales Where it Belongs

B2B Marketing Unplugged

Watching Dumb Ways to Die (or just about anything else) on YouTube (thanks to my Friend Eve-Lynn for this one) – 5%. Mostly statistics just annoy me, but every now and again I am absolutely gobsmacked by one. Like this gem I picked up from Sirius Decisions at a marketing conference: sales people spend only 18% of their time in front of customers. You read that right, folks. Your Sales Squirrels are spending less than one-fifth of their time actually in front of customers.

Social Media Readings: Nine Things to Get You on Track

B2B Marketing Unplugged

On YouTube: I think video is one of those things business marketers are either really good at or really suck at. If you have good video, or want to have good video, then you need to understand how to leverage YouTube as a delivery platform.

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Keeping Skippy Busy: The Scourge of the Summer Student

B2B Marketing Unplugged

I have a few teenagers kicking about my house and, as far as I can tell here is what they know how to do: they can make Kraft Dinner (they cannot clean up afterward), they can use Facebook, Tumblr, MineCraft and YouTube all at the same time, while lip synching the dialogue from a Family Guy episode they’ve seen 36 times. It always seems like such a great idea in February.

Is it Still a Revolution if it Comes with Instructions?

B2B Marketing Unplugged

The first part celebrates things good marketers have been doing for years by telling us that storytelling happens only with blogs and YouTube. Just when I thought we’d seen last of the books dedicated to screaming at marketers until they sign up for Foursquare, along comes The Now Revolution: 7 Shifts to Make Your Business Faster, Smarter and More Social *. I should note that I received two copies, both of them free.

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.

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.

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). The post Google integrating G+ Pages and YouTube Channels appeared first on Biznology.

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.

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.

Three YouTube stars share their intimate personal branding lessons

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

I recently had the opportunity to meet three of YouTube’s biggest stars — Tyler Oakley , Bethany Mota , and Andrea Russett. Being imperfect is normal on YouTube.” “People on YouTube are OK with looking like idiots. Being imperfect is normal on YouTube.”.

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.

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

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

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.

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. Publish quality content on a regular basis for success; 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute so you need to ensure your video is worth watching.

How To Make the Most of the YouTube Content Marketing Customer Journey

Act-On

We use YouTube in fundamentally different ways when we’re using it for fun than when we’re using it for business. But when we’re in project mode, whether for business (B2B purchases) or personal (B2C purchases), we’re using YouTube in a fundamentally different way.

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? What other marketing lessons have your favorite YouTube stars brought to light?

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.

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

Is YouTube Replacing the Printed Manual? [CHART]

It's All About Revenue

The number is a staggering 110 billion minutes per month, with the top four sites being Google, MSN (Windows Live/Bing), Facebook and YouTube. In April 2010 alone, visitors to YouTube accounted for 53% of world’s internet user population, spending an average of 110 minutes a month.

How Should Our Staffing Firm Use YouTube?

Haley Marketing

YouTube may be one of the most overlooked social channels to use in the staffing and recruiting industry -- which leaves a large gap in your overall social media strategy. The unique aspect of YouTube is the focus on video content. The post How Should Our Staffing Firm Use YouTube?

Social media never forgets. How YouTube killed the circus

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

But the core reason behind the decline seems to be … elephants, and YouTube. The circus had survived two world wars, television, and an economic recession, but it couldn’t survive YouTube? By Mark Schaefer.

YouTube - Education Today and Tomorrow

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

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.

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.

Using YouTube for Lead Generation

WindMill Networking

Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn | Using YouTube for Lead Generation by Jayson Duncan - Maximize Social Business. Video YouTube The majority of companies are not using video in any way that provides any real ROI.

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. Here are a few things to keep in mind when betting on Facebook VS. YouTube in the ring: Round 1: Content Consumption. Just because the internet is awash with articles about Facebook taking over YouTube, doesn't mean you need to dive in. YouTube. for 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. A companion article describes how this is already starting to happen to ESPN, which has already removed its videos from YouTube.

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.

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.

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.

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

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!,