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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.  Mastering the art of YouTube marketing will help your target audience discover you in an entirely new way. It has been shown that thumbnails increase YouTube engagement more than 150%.

YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits


All three will succeed or fail at video marketing based on their ability to get YouTube subscribers. Subscribers on YouTube are like fans on Facebook and followers on Twitter. camera, the passion of those you work with, and YouTube is all you need. I’m going to show you some ideas on how you can get the subscribers that will stay with you, as well as alert you to an important tool.

How to Easily Make Animated GIFs from YouTube Videos

Pamorama — FIAT USA (@FIATUSA) June 18, 2014 It’s Dead-Simple to Make an Animated GIF from a YouTube Video Are you using YouTube for marketing? If Did you know that it’s super easy to make an animated GIF from one of your YouTube videos? Animated GIFs are all the rage. Animated GIFs have been around since 1997. For more #EndlessFun go to [link].

Instagram Video Highlights YouTube Weaknesses

Geoff Livingston

YouTube may have the most to lose from Facebook’s response to Vine , 15 second format videos on Instagram. Normally, I don’t blog about the day-to-day battle between socnets. The evolution is tiresome, and is best covered by trade pubs/blogs with reporter teams. These shifts in video consumption reveal fundamental weaknesses in YouTube’s current format.

Feature Friday: Why Violating Copyrights on YouTube is Good

Ari Herzog

This article is meant to offer you, without breaking any law, one strategy to help your YouTube videos get the eyeballs you believe they deserve as well as overcoming any guilt for using copyrighted materials. When YouTube started and then later was acquired by Google there was a well-publicized copyright brawl between publishers of all kinds and Google. Features Youtube

YouTube: Visual Proof For Static Content


YouTube videos provide visual proof for static content” – Cameron Hail, Optimization @ Firebelly Everybody is in a mad rush to make content. And yet, YouTube is convenient left out of so. Blog Social Media Marketing videos Youtube But I’m amazed at how little thought is paid to quality, distribution, engagement and conversion.

YouTube Proves the $ Value of Being Authentic


The toppling of traditional media started many years ago. After all, why spend $1,000 on… Read More.

Get Lost On YouTube

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After all of the work is done and the house is quiet, instead of sitting back and letting the television waft over me, I go and get lost on YouTube. think YouTube has done an amazing job of changing that with their related videos. It inspires more discovery and over the past couple of years, YouTube has been the number one reason that I have been purchasing music. youtube.

How to Create a YouTube Channel to Make the Most of YouTube’s Billion-User Network

Buffer Social

YouTube, the Google-owned video network, boasts over a billion users — almost one-third of all people on the Internet — and every day people watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube and generate billions of views. On mobile alone, YouTube reaches more 18-34 and 18-49 year-olds than any cable network in the U.S. So why aren’t businesses investing in YouTube?

Is YouTube Part Of Your Social Media Strategy?

Jason Yormark

YouTube just turned 6 today and they released some staggering statistics ( source link ): -3 billion views per day (up 50% in the past 12 months). -48 hours of video are uploaded every single minute (100% increase year over year). So the question you have to ask yourself is, are you using YouTube as part of your overall marketing or blogging strategy? For me, it’s a time thing.

100 Greatest Hits Of YouTube


Since Tuesday is the unhappiest day of the week , I thought I’d lighten things up and make sure this YouTube Tuesday video was a fun one. Below is a video that condenses the 100 Greatest Hits of YouTube into about 3 minutes. We humans are an interesting bunch! Are any of your favorites missing? Video URL: [link] ].

20 Social Media Marketing Blogs You Should Read in 2013


Looking for the best social media marketing blogs? Social media is now mandatory for businesses. I’m always trying to keep pace with the evolving social media marketing landscape, and reading many of the fantastic blogs out there helps me stay on top of best practices. You’ve come to the right place! Here are some that [.].

YouTube - Informal Learning in 10 minutes

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! 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. YouTube On Your Site. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home.

How to merge an existing Google+ page and Youtube Channel

The Way of the Web

But it does create an issue if you have existing Google+ pages and Youtube channels assigned to different registration emails, or if you accidentally create duplicates. Fortunately, the process to merge an existing Google+ page and Youtube channel isn’t as difficult as it once was. We’ve merged G+ and Youtube profiles for our own sites and clients. Disconnecting a Google+ page and merging an existing page with Youtube: The first step is to make a note of the email address and Google account which your Youtube channel is setup up with. 1.

YouTube Tuesday: Social Media Idiot


Don’t be this guy… [Video URL: [link] ].

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3 New Ways To Think About Amazon, YouTube And LinkedIn

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YouTube Is Where Shoppers Do Research. Back in 2008, the big news was that YouTube had become the second largest search engine in the world after its parent company, Google. This data point still surprises many people who see YouTube as a simple online video platform. This AdWeek article further substantiates that as YouTube matures and more and more consumers find it increasingly easy to create video content (you can shoot it and upload it directly from your smartphone), that YouTube morphs into a destination for product discovery, review and a massive engine of influence.

The End Of Blogging?

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The other week, I celebrated 12 years of blogging (not a typo). have posted anywhere from four to seven items a week, over on my Six Pixels of Separation blog , every week. To know me, is to know that I am still deeply passionate about my blog, writing and the digital publishing experience. I was there when it first started (remember Blogger ), embraced the power of RSS feeds (remember those?), For years, we've been seeing the "conversation" shift from the comments section on blogs to places like Facebook, Twitter , Snapchat , YouTube and beyond. my blog)?

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. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. youtube.  . Tags: ad agency blog. didn't think that I would ever get out. For me, it all starts with some random band that pops into my noggin' and the simple question: "what ever happened to." everyone is.

SEO Your YouTube Videos in 10 Steps


In this article we are going to have a look at the various strategies and tactics that will help you rank your YouTube videos inside the YouTube video search engine. And that brings us to the purpose of this article: the process for optimizing your YouTube videos for search. 1. YouTube also gives us the option to upload transcript files for our videos. ” 8.

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.

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network (Kinetic Typography)


On Sunday, The Social Network took home Oscars for Original Score, Film Editing and Adapted Screenplay. This kinetic typography video shows off some of the dialog and music in a unique way. Enjoy! Video URL: [link] ].

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YouTube Commands 50% of Time Spent On Mobile Entertainment Apps

The Realtime Report

Facebook (including Instagram) is responsible for more than half of the time spend on social/messaging applications, and YouTube accounts for fully half of the time spent on entertainment apps. “YouTube is definitely Google’s killer franchise on mobile,” said Flurry President and Chief Executive Officer Simon Khalaf on Flurry’s blog.

Six Simple Steps to Optimize your Blog’s Video Content on YouTube


This is a guest contribution from Praveenkumar Mavi, of  Just2clik Blog. YouTube is a widely-used search engine for videos its value shouldn’t be underestimated. There are millions of videos daily uploaded onto YouTube, so it is very important to optimize your videos at their top level to get more hits and even front page ranking. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

Is Blogging Dead or Are Companies Not Trying Hard Enough?

Spin Sucks

For instance: There were  107 trillion emails sent last year, Facebook is at more than 900 million users , Pinterest is closing in on 15 million users , and there are three billion videos streamed  on YouTube every day. I do this to show how many people are using the web, to preempt the “My customer doesn’t use the Internet” conversation (yes, I still hear that). magazine.

YouTube Tuesday: Virgin Mobile Go Crazy Commercial


Creepy and funny at the same time, this Virgin Mobile commercial is our YouTube Tuesday pick of the week. Video URL: [link] ].

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YouTube, Rhetoric, Yusuf Al Khattab and Me

Waxing UnLyrical

At night, I watch YouTube. With great curiosity, I looked him up on YouTube and, as often happens, got lost in the rabbit hole of YouTube videos related to the searched subject. But what struck me more than any of the speeches was the ad YouTube decided to show me at the top of the screen: The most innocent looking Muslim singles dating ad you could ever see. Daniel J.

The Changing State Of Blogs

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Are blogs dead? and I on to his podcast to discuss this whole, "is blogging dead?" What is a blog? In the early days of blogging (I started Six Pixels of Separation in 2003), I defined blogs as a personal publishing platform that enabled anyone to write something, hit the publish button, and instantly have it distributed to the world for free (and fast). At the time, many new types of blogs started down the same path. Still, these blogs had the core technical features of a personal blog. Why the term "blog" could (and should) die.

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14 Ways to Promote Your Latest YouTube Video


If you’re like me, you put a lot of time, effort, and thought into your YouTube videos.  Even if you don’t, since YouTube is the second most searched engine in the world (and owned by the #1—Google), there is good reason to make the most of each upload. Here are the 14 tasks bloggers should do whenever you upload a YouTube video to your YouTube channel.

5 Essential Underused YouTube Internet Marketing Tips

Proactive Report

Andy has some excellent video tips in this post: Since 2007 YouTube videos have had the great benefit of being able to influence the search engine results on page 1 of Google. Closed Captions have been around on YouTube for years, they are by all accounts one very old YouTube feature, yet so many videos lack them. Closed Captions. Embed Your Videos. Summary.

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

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. YouTube Handbook. 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. Rate: 47 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 31,977.

This Blog Is Dead

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Blogging (as we knew it) is dead. Not even all that ago and think about the early days of blogging. It''s obvious why the popularity of blogs took hold. Newspapers could use blogging as a farm team for their printed publications. They could allow journalists not getting enough ink on paper to explore their ideas on a blog. For a person like me, publishing a regular blog enabled me to build an audience, to have a direct relationship with people who liked the same sorts of things that were turning my crank. Blogs are for 40-somethings with kids.

YouTube Music Promotion Ideas: Be Famous Already!


You’ve read every SoundCloud marketing article on our blog, and applied them as well as you can. The big elephant in the room, however, is YouTube. The problem is that no one ever talks about YouTube […]. The post YouTube Music Promotion Ideas: Be Famous Already! Good job! We all know that musicians are building a great following there, and making a bit of money.

Dear YouTube – You Broke My Heart – An Open Letter to @YouTube


Today I was ‘suspended’ from YouTube with no warning and no explanation of why. As a result I’ve followed the procedure to ask for reconsideration that YouTube give and have written this open letter to YouTube. Dear YouTube, I know breaking up can be difficult – but it’s generally acceptable to let the other person know!

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YouTube Tuesday: Jennifer Aniston Goes Viral for Smart Water


Today’s YouTube Tuesday video is the clever Jennifer Aniston Smart Water spot featuring nods to many popular viral videos and memes. think the Old Spice and Bed Intruder guys would have made great additions. Which memes would you have liked to see included in the video? Video URL: [link] ].

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YouTube Tuesday: “Just Go With It” Facebook Trailer


This week’s video is a trailer for Adam Sandler’s upcoming film Just Go With It. The entire spot has a Facebook theme – opening with a “Like&# button and telling the story of the film via the Facebook news feed and status updates. It’s pretty clever. Video URL: [link] ].

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YouTube Tuesday: Go Granny Takes on Go Daddy Girls


Disclosure: Network Solutions is a Firebelly client. Just days before the Super Bowl, Network Solutions released a video that stars Academy Award-winning actress Cloris Leachman spoofing the some-have-called-sexist ads GoDaddy runs during the Big Game. It’s a clever spot and has received a lot of praise from bloggers and on the Twittersphere. What do you think? Video URL: [link] ].

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

The Realtime Report

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. YouTube. YouTube is reportedly buying video game live streaming site Twitch for $1 billion – YouTube is about to announce the acquisition of live-gaming site Twitch for $1 billion; in the last three years Twitch has become “immensely popular with video gamers and their fans” (GigaOM). Facebook. Foursquare. Any social media updates that we missed?

How to Brand Your Blog’s YouTube Channel


This guest post is by Jenny Dean of Business Blog Writers. Whether you run a business with a YouTube channel, you’re a blogger whose blog has a complementary YouTube channel, or you’re someone with a blog who’s thinking of setting up a YouTube channel, you may be interested in knowing how to brand a YouTube channel. Blog Promotion

Youtube Tuesday: Pink Ponies


Beautiful example of what might happen if an ad agency planned a little girl’s birthday party. know they said the party went viral, but we would have loved to have seen digital cameras, Flips, laptops and smart phones out on the table for easy updates and sharing! Video URL: [link] ].

The YouTube Creator Institute

Small Business Mavericks

It’s called the YouTube Creator Institute. YouTube is hoping to make money from your content. Whether you have an idea for a small business video show or a new form of YouTube entertainment, you can learn all about camera angles, lighting, storytelling, promotion, and pick up a whole host of skills necessary for running a new media hit. About Us What’s a Maverick?

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