ViewPoint

Social media ROI sucks! (Or, you can prove anything if you send out a survey)

ViewPoint

LinkedIn was rated eighth out of 13 channels and YouTube was 10th, followed by Google+, and Twitter. And YouTube in 10th place? Some of it is branding, such as blogging and YouTube. By Christopher Hosford, editor-in-chief, HosfordGroup LLC.

Youth, Lead Quality, Social Selling, Inside Sales and Outbound Marketing

ViewPoint

The interviews are available on our blog and YouTube channel. Each quarter I review my recent PowerViews shows and select one outstanding talking point from each expert (five this past quarter) who joined me. Their comments will surprise and enlighten you. In the blogs each interview is broken down into smaller segments that allow you to watch brief clips around a specific topic. Nick Stein, Vision Critical, Youth Meets Experience in Sales Force.

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Trending Sources

Is Anyone Leading Lead Management?

ViewPoint

Social Media Department – blog, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, iTunes, YouTube and Pinterest, to name just a few. Sales Lead Management is a complicated process. It needs a leader to pull all of the competing interests and people together to work as a team. Sales lead management is a tough subject to truly get your arms around.

10 Reasons Why Inside Sales Will Displace Field Sales Teams by 2015

ViewPoint

YouTube: youtube.com/user/josianefeigon. Josiane Feigon is President of TeleSmart Communications and author of the business bestseller, Smart Selling on the Phone and Online. To read an excerpt from her latest book, Smart Sales Manager , click here. To listen to a webinar on this topic, click here. Today’s “new normal” sales landscape has sales leaders scratching their heads, wondering about the best way to structure their sales organizations.

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Best of PowerViews: Are You Tenacious About Sales Follow Up?

ViewPoint

Each interview is available on our blog and YouTube channel. I continue to enjoy the insightful discussions I have with sales and marketing experts in our PowerViews series. There are a few topics that come up regularly. For this ‘best of’ edition we revisit the hot topics—social media, mobile marketing, sales lead follow up. Look for some of these topics to be further explored by upcoming guests Jill Rowley of Oracle and Kyle Porter of SalesLoft. Enjoy!

Is It Really B2B, Or Something Different All Together?

ViewPoint

Then consider the world of social media with its Twitter accounts, Facebook pages and YouTube videos. Manufacturing firms don't watch YouTube! Because it's true: Manufacturing firms don't watch YouTube. Jason Falls is an author, speaker and CEO of Social Media Explorer.

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4 Trends Shaping B2B Marketing in 2011

ViewPoint

Similarly, social media fans love to pore over their own endlessly fascinating (but ultimately meaningless) stats: number of fans or friends or followers, number of retweets, number of views on YouTube, comparative social clout, and on and on; meanwhile, all the C-suite really counts is sales.

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PipeLiner CRM #SalesChats Webinar on Prospecting

ViewPoint

I don’t want to spoil the 30-minute YouTube video (it is packed full of great information and advice), but I will provide an overview of my responses and then hope you will watch the video for a deeper dive: Stage of Buying Process.

PowerViews with Jill Konrath: Changing Buyers Require Retooled Sales Reps

ViewPoint

Click to start video at this point — Measuring return on social media investment is hard, Jill says, because it’s difficult to know if leads came from YouTube, a blog, a newsletter or a Tweet. My guest today is Jill Konrath.

PowerViews with Paul Gillin: Social Media – Pick Your Spots & Focus

ViewPoint

Companies are on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and have a blog—very often with just one person devoted to maintaining all these outlets. I'm pleased to have Paul Gillin as a guest for our fourth episode of PowerViews.

Why Engagement Will Not Generate Leads (and what to do about it)

ViewPoint

For years now, there's been a steady drum beat coming from content marketing experts who say producing engaging content on LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and other social media is the key to success. Today's guest blogger is Jeff Molander. Jeff is the authority on making social media sell, adjunct faculty at Loyola University business school, a social selling speaker and author of, Off the Hook Marketing: How to make social media sell. Produce engaging content.

How to Make Social Sell: From Thought Leader to Thought Provoker

ViewPoint

I learned how investment and property management firm, Jones Lang LaSalle is generating tangible leads on seven-figure commercial real estate deals using YouTube. Do your YouTube videos or white papers reveal hidden opportunity? Jeff Molander is a professional speaker, author of Off the Hook Marketing: How to Make Social Media Sell for You and adjunct faculty at Loyola University Business School. He blogs at www.offthehookblog.com and can be reached at jeff@jeffmolander.com.

YouTube SEO: How to Optimize Videos for YouTube Search

Hubspot

One increasingly important place to do that is on YouTube, which is a video distribution website used by the masses (HubSpot included). What are the steps you need to take to optimize your YouTube channel for search? 7 YouTube Search Optimization Tips.

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.

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

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.

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 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

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.

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.”.

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.

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 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.

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

Vidyard

Take Facebook and YouTube for example: YouTube is mature and diverse. YouTube is a video-first destination with a focus on maximizing video consumption, whereas Facebook is social first and focuses on ease of sharing. YouTube has a big focus on search, whereas Facebook does not.

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.

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. What makes something like a strong YouTube banner so great? What Makes a Good YouTube Banner? How to Make a YouTube Banner. 8 Cool YouTube Channel Art Examples.

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?

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.

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

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.

Is YouTube Replacing the Printed Manual? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

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

Hubspot

Odds are, they're more willing to watch a 2 minute long video on YouTube than on Twitter. To help you better engage your audience on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, we extracted insights from HubSpot's own social and YouTube data, and combined it with exisiting research in the area.

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.

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.

10 YouTube Pre-Roll Ads You'll Actually Enjoy

Hubspot

Last year at Sundance, YouTube unveiled a new ad format to brands : the unskippable, six second "bumper" ad. Suffering through 15, 30, or even 60 second pre-roll ads prompted so many head shakes and back button clicks that eventually YouTube added a skip button to their ads in 2009.

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.

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.

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.

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.