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How to Increase YouTube Engagement [Infographic]


Is YouTube marketing worth it? More than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month. I t is the second most popular search engine and the third most popular site in the world.  adults ages 18-34 than any cable network, a sweet spot for advertisers. Mastering the art of YouTube marketing will help your target audience discover you in an entirely new way.

The Truth In Digital Advertising

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There has been a long-standing statement that,  "people hate advertising."  For years, I (and many others in this industry) have said that this is not true. In actuality, "people hate bad advertising." Digital advertising brings with it many sets of bigger and scarier issues: tracking, fraud, viewability, ad blocking, programmatic, retargeting, and more. When it comes to key topics that advertisers debate, 2016 has been the year of ad blocking. The true state of digital advertising. digital advertising revenue hit $60 billion last year. advertiser.

What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising

Convince & Convert

The blogging space has grown to be a major part of online publishing with a huge following and audience. On WordPress blogs alone, over 409 million people view more than 20.4 In terms of content, the blogging space captures every imaginable content category and topic from tech to sports to fashion to food. Types of Sponsored Blog Content. billion pages each month.

YouTube - Education Today and Tomorrow

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This video will appear on your blog shortly. 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. Advertising. 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. advanced. Loading. Share. close.

Are Brands Confusing Advertising With Marketing?

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It turns out that the major advertising networks think that Yahoo made a mistake in the acquisition of Tumblr. Digital advertising people can''t figure out the social aspects of Tumblr or where to put all of those ads that their clients want to spread out to as many eyeballs as possible. Digging a little deeper, it became clear that this agency is skilled at taking advertising, spinning it for digital and creating highly effective digital advertising, but they lack any ability to do anything more than digital advertising. advertising. youtube.

Getting Lost In YouTube Will Help You Find Your Content's Soul

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I went down deep into the YouTube rabbit hole. No matter what they do, it's advertising. Turning this kind of opportunity into a long-form advertisement. advertising. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. youtube.  . Tags: ad agency blog. everyone is. The viewers know it.

YouTube - Informal Learning in 10 minutes

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This video will appear on your blog shortly. Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Im trying to post this video on my blog, but it looks like YouTube doesnt support TypePad yet, so Im just going to have to link to it. Join YouTube for a free account, or sign in if you are already a member. Sign in to YouTube now! Category: People & Blogs. YouTube. YouTube Handbook. Advertising. YouTube On Your Site. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ).

How to Get Started with Social Media Advertising


The answer lies within a smart investment in social media advertising.  There are lots of ways to advertise on social media sites, but we are just going to cover 3 of the most popular: Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter. An important advantage of Facebook Ads over other social media advertising options is its user-friendly  manager tool. Facebook Ads. LinkedIn Ads. based).

The Trouble With Online Advertising

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Is online advertising any good? Bob Hoffman (CEO of Hoffman/Lewis ) runs the blog, The Ad Contrarian , and leverages the platform as a place to debunk the over-exuberance that many digital marketing and social media professionals have when they're chest thumping or declaring the latest online platform that everyone is jumping on as panacea for brands and the future of marketing. They initially sold us on 'banner' advertising by telling us that display ads would be so much more effective than static print ads because people would interact with them. advertising award.

Five Facebook Advertising Features You Haven’t Tried Yet

Webbiquity SMM

Since Facebook unveiled its advertising options for businesses, the ads have grown substantially. From short ads along the right pane to full newsfeed ads, the platform continues to expand its advertising opportunities, giving business new and exciting ways to reach their audiences. Looking for the next big thing in Facebook advertising ? Guest post by Mike Bird. Carousel ads.

The $1,000 Facebook Guide: How I Advertise to People You Can’t…Yet

Viper Chill

Today I’m going to show you how I’m (probably) the only advertiser that can reach all of’s users via Facebook. I’m also going to show you that for every industry you care about, you should have at least two fan pages to cover it. I’ll also show you how you can steal the best content ideas from any of your competitors right under their nose. Really.

How Long Should My YouTube Video Be?

The Social Media Incubator

Including video within your content on your blog or your website can help you show up higher in the search engine results, and helps keep your visitors engaged on your website for longer periods of time.  We are the TV generation, and your visitors expect video now when searching online. YouTube limits uploads to 10 minutes each. Content creators need to engage Facebookers.

Native Advertising And The Trouble It Will Cause

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It turns out that trying to standardize advertising sizes and formats may have been a bad idea for online advertising. We used to have major challenges with delivering online advertising. It was (and still remains) one of the main thrusts of an organization like the IAB - Interactive Advertising Bureau. There's no need to rehash the trouble with banner advertising. Do yourself a favor and don't even bother to look at what the average clickthrough rate is on this type of advertising. Enter native advertising. Enter "native advertising."

Silos, Facebook Advertising, and Opportunity

Convince & Convert

That’s because I see your Facebook program as just one part of a larger social communications ecosystem that includes blog, Twitter, Facebook, email, YouTube, your brand community (if applicable), and possibly a bunch of other stuff. Facebook advertising is most definitely an area where I can see specialization being prudent right now. billion in advertising in 2011.

YouTube - Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0

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This video will appear on your blog shortly. 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 Handbook. Advertising. YouTube On Your Site. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Community. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0. Views: 31,977. Share. MySpace.

Social Media News Ticker: Foursquare Launches Swarm, YouTube Reportedy Buying Twitch

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Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, YouTube and Foursquare: Foursquare app splits in two, launches Swarm. Facebook testing ads shortcuts on News Feed – to make it easier for advertisers to monitor their ads, Facebook is testing out putting an ads shortcut link in the right side of the News Feed (Inside Facebook). YouTube. Social Media News Ticker Facebook Facebook Camera Facebook Poke Foursquare gaming geolocation social media news ticker Swarm Twitch Youtube Facebook.

Blogging Is Dead. Here We Go Again

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500 are Blogging. Blogging is dying. ReadWriteWeb 's post, Blogging Declines Across the Inc. According to the Blog post, "A new longitudinal study at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth focusing on the online activities of the Inc. 500 has found a huge drop in the number of companies maintaining corporate blogs over the past year. Only 37% of those interviewed had a corporate blog last year, down from half of those interviewed in 2010." " Blogging is hard work. Blogging isn't for everyone. Blogging is not dead.

20 Social Media Blogs You Should Read in 2012


Here’s a list (in alphabetical order) of some great social media blogs to read in 2012. He blogs about building strong brands through passion, innovation, creativity, and common sense.   2. She blogs about social media strategies for business, and offers insights into what works and what doesn’t.   3. Are you reading any of these blogs? world.

Facebook Video and Facebook Live: The Future for Marketers

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Interestingly enough, Facebook video is four times more shareable than YouTube content and is given five times more reach than standard photo posts. This content allows you to repurpose media that contains a familiar face that can later be used for a content strategy on Instagram, Twitter, blogs, newsletters, etc. Believe it or not, Facebook is the answer for marketers.

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The Ugly Truth About Business Models And The Advertising Scapegoat

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It took them years of working and nurturing the pay-per-click advertising model to get it to the point where it's at. It wasn't obvious at the beginning, but they kept at it and - regardless of how you feel about it - you have to respect this new form of advertising and their ability to create such a unique revenue model. It's something that everyone from Facebook , YouTube , Twitter , Quora and Foursquare continue to grapple with. Today on MoBlog (via MediaPost ), there was a Blog post titled, Can Foursquare Find A Business Model? " The advertising scapegoat.

When TV Becomes An Accessory To YouTube

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MediaPost ran three separate news items in the past few days that hint at the ever-evolving landscape of online video: Facebook Rivals YouTube, Tops 1 Billion Videos Per Day. After introducing auto-play video earlier this year, Facebook noted in a blog post today that the feature has led people to discover ''significantly more content'' as a result. And when advertisers designate video views as the objective of their campaigns, that step translates into up to a 60% decrease in cost-per-view for video ads, the company said." " YouTube Revenue To Hit $1.13

Get Your Own YouTube Channel | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

» Get Your Own YouTube Channel YouTube presents one of the greatest marketing tools to hit the Internet in years. And what makes YouTube such a powerful marketing tool is that you can virtually have your own YouTube channel, sort of like your own TV channel – except, it’s free. So what are the benefits to having your own YouTube channel?

Can YouTube Help Your Business?

Small Business Mavericks

It looks fantastic and you have a lot of great products listed along with article or blogging content. Podcasts and YouTube videos will get you moved up in the search rankings faster than without them, thats for sure. Video Marketing advertising google online marketing small business YouTubeYou have your brand new website up and running. Are you wondering what else you could do to enhance your website? Consider doing various videos or podcasts about you, your business, what your products are and other ways. Look at it as giving away freebies. See there!

YouTube - What is LinkedIn? Part 2

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This video will appear on your blog shortly. 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 Handbook. Advertising. YouTube On Your Site. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Community. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. What is LinkedIn? Part 2. Rate: 1 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 288. watch in high quality.

11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog


Here’s one by Adam Nowlin, that originally appeared on his blog here , and is reposted with permission for you. Meanwhile, some estimates suggest that there are as many as 2 million blog articles uploaded to the internet every 24 hours. You know how I love posts about content curation tools. Examiner. But wait! There’s more! Click here  to start the application process. Sulia.

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The Lego Model: How to Build Your Social Brand

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Lego has certainly accomplished this thanks to a groundbreaking online marketing campaign which hits its high notes on: YouTube : Its online video is bordering on being a private publishing house to rival any TV network. YouTube and online video marketing. Let’s start with Lego’s YouTube marketing, as it is just ridiculously well done. Would you like proof? Twitter content.

Don't Confuse An Influencer With Influencer Marketing

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More often than not, these paid influencer marketing initiatives are little more than paid advertising with a celebrity endorsement. So, it looks, feels and acts nothing influencer marketing but, rather, traditional advertising. Nearly a decade ago - long before the dawn of YouTubers, etc. From that post: "Marketing and advertising works when there is trust between the content provider and the audience. No matter what, both sides have to live up to the audiences expectations, meaning the content must be strong and the advertising must be relevant. blogging.

Twitter Allowing Video Creators to Share Revenue From Pre-Roll Ads

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Product manager Guy Snir said in a blog post  that it is extending its creator revenue program to “creators of all sizes,” giving video creators that are approved by its Amplify  Publisher Program the opportunity to run pre-roll ads prior to their content and collect a portion of the ad revenue. We’re expanding our revenue programs to empower creators to earn money in multiple ways!

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This Blog Sucks (And You're Probably Not Reading This)

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I'm not going to lie and say that I was shocked to read the DigiDay article, Agencies Ditch Blogs , that they published on Monday. "With the rise of social media, businesses are blogging less. That goes for agencies, too, which are increasingly turning their backs on their blogs in favor of platforms such as Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and newer kids on the block like Instagram and Pinterest." We live in a world where Instagram is biting into Pinterest's usage and Facebook is tackling users away from YouTube and beyond. Blogging is about writing.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

Since the whole purpose of this blog is to share my thoughts and experiences, I thought it might be a good exercise to just dump out the items that come to mind first on certain topics. There is no “best time to tweet”, no “ideal Facebook post” and no blog topic that will automatically drive thousands of page views. Plan on blogging at a minimum once a week.

How to Cut Out Advertising in Favor of Inbound Marketing

Convince & Convert

Dan Moyle , inbound marketing evangelist at Amerifirst , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the importance of educating consumers, why advertising is a waste of money, and how a mortgage company got so many followers on Pinterest. This week: From ExactTarget , a blog post called 45 Ways to Build Trust in Your Brand Using Social Media. Dan Moyle, Amerifirst @danmoyle.

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

The brilliant Gini Dietrich reports on research showing that marketers commonly choose the wrong time of day to post and engage on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, as well as to send emails. She notes that “social media” is far more than Twitter, blogs and Facebook, now encompassing “social listening,” content curation, crowdfunding, social gaming, social CRM and more.

Your Content Is Kidding No One

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It''s not that there''s so much content in need of advertising, that the entire industry has shifted from a scarcity model to one of abundance. it''s advertising. . Advertising is not content. They want to know how well their content is converting in relation to their advertising when it comes to making the sale. Content and social media are not a different kind of advertising. First, don''t confuse your content for advertising. digital advertising. youtube. Tags: advertising. How is your content marketing strategy coming along?

10 Marketing Techniques for Content Marketers from Traditional Advertising

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It’s a pretty terrible time to be in the traditional advertising sector. The Wall Street Journal recently named advertising and promotion management the “fastest disappearing” jobs in the US.  As HubSpot blogger Dan Lyons points out, it’s not like the situation is going to improve next quarter, either. One quality that really great advertisers have in common is attention-to-detail.

20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

Webbiquity SMM

It’s challenging to get the metrics really needed to measure social media ROI primarily because social media is much more like public relations than it is like direct marketing or search engine advertising. The core of social media marketing efforts should be the corporate blog. Publishing has historically relied on advertising, or sponsorships, to pay for content production.

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Get Paid To Watch YouTube, Play on Facebook And Follow Twitter

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As tired and boring as Social Media and Digital Marketing may be to you (if you're reading a Blog, you're already well ahead of the curve and would probably still be considered some kind of " early adopter "), it continues to be a growing and important niche within the Marketing world. youtube. Tags: blog. That's what I tell young people in school these days, when I'm asked to talk about Marketing as a profession. Being a Marketer is not a profession of choice (for most). It's too bad. love Marketing. It's also a lot of hard work. right now. Let's not waste it.

Are You About To Lose Your YouTube Presence?

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» Are You About To Lose Your YouTube Presence? nasty rumor is spreading, according to WebProNews , that YouTube is considering paying celebrities to provide video content channels. YouTube provides video content and video by its nature is much more demanding of attention than 140 characters of text. YouTube is also owned by Google and has deep pockets.

Your Brand Is A Learning Space

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Laugh at that line as much as you want, but when I published my first business book, Six Pixels of Separation , back in 2009, I wrote about this newly-formed idea that "content is media" (a concept that I was blogging and speaking about long before the first book was even published). At the retail level, on a mobile application, on Facebook or on YouTube. blogging. youtube. Tags: advertising. How much more content does the world really need? Sure, the world had advertorial content back then, but it was nothing like the media landscape of today. advertorial.

Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India


Indian advertisers are spending far more on social media ads compared to their global counterparts. Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. India is a mobile first country where 41% of total mobile users are active on social media.

12 Years

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That's when I wrote my first blog post. While it's hard to love every minute, it's easy to look back on these twelve years of blogging with a sincere sense of happiness, fulfillment and hope for the future. Why blog? I get asked this. love the way something percolates in my mind and wants to become words on this blog. These people are not just blogging their thoughts, but then promoting them across Twitter , Facebook , YouTube and beyond. The goal of this blog has always been two-fold: Writing for me. blog marketing. blog post.