How to Increase YouTube Engagement [Infographic]
AUGUST 23, 2014
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
APRIL 9, 2015
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. YouTube subscribers for nonprofit companies. The very first thing that you need to be aware of as a nonprofit is a tool that YouTube has made just for you. By Matthew Yeoman.
Influicity Introduces YouTube Influencer Marketplace
The Realtime Report
JUNE 18, 2014
Influicity is set to unveil a “first-to-market” platform that allows marketers to efficiently search and connect with YouTube influencers. This YouTube influencer platform categorizes 140,000 influencers into one marketplace, where brands are able to browse through them using filters such as age, gender, location and subject-matter.
Your YouTube Plan is Not the Same as TV
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
By Pete Borum With 144,000 hours of new video content every day, ranging from useful to mundane to downright strange, it’s safe to call YouTube the video platform. However, many marketers mistakenly approach YouTube with the same playbook they use for TV. push-pull medium such as YouTube requires a strategy to deliver the engagement you want. Be Un-Basic. Create
Content Marketing Strategy? Think Like A Reporter
APRIL 12, 2016
Although 93% of B2B companies are doing content marketing, less than half view themselves as successful with it. However, companies with a documented content marketing strategy are three times as likely to say their efforts are “very” or “extremely” effective as those without one. So—creating a content marketing strategy is vital.
Plan Your Content Using a Marketing Funnel
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
By Gini Dietrich Do you plan your content? This doesn’t mean that the content will become robotic. Rather, I’ll follow a series all the way through—or write long form content to really dig into a topic. I’ll also pursue content hubs , which we require of our clients, but don’t practice ourselves. It’s an easy way to plan your content.
Better YouTube Marketing in 5 Steps
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
Image via BigStockPhoto.com Multimedia integration has become an integral piece of content marketing in the digital space. player in the game for a long time now has been YouTube, as creators on the network have been able to connect with an audience through video in a variety of wildly successful ways. Eight Second Rule Think about the last time you watched a YouTube.
Using YouTube for B2B
MAY 1, 2014
YouTube reigns over online video sharing. With the ability to transform a mere Canadian child – Justin Bieber – into a worldwide household name, YouTube carries sizable clout in the modern world. I’ll let you decide if this was a positive or negative thing in the case of Justin Bieber! The site’s content ranges from official music videos to homemade cat clips, with so much in between.
Video is The New King of Content Marketing
SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
Video content is taking over. The path to video supremacy is well underway with Nielsen revealing that 64% of marketers expect video to be a key part of their content strategies. It’s not just the blue chips and consumer giants that need to get behind this trend; SMEs need to embrace the possibilities of video content marketing as well. Content strategy.
Offsite Content Marketing: Six Tactics to Reach New Audiences
JANUARY 28, 2015
Yesterday we had a nice conversation about content distribution and how to gain new readers. The comments were alive with things such as “the Internet is over-valued,” which means comments and social shares are too, and without those things, you’re losing out on important data to help guide your content. Offsite Content Marketing. Content Amplification.
YouTube: Visual Proof For Static Content
FEBRUARY 18, 2014
“YouTube videos provide visual proof for static content” – Cameron Hail, Optimization @ Firebelly Everybody is in a mad rush to make content. Video content, for example, has so much value. And yet, YouTube is convenient left out of so. Blog Social Media Marketing videos Youtube
7 Steps to Successful Content Marketing [Infographic]
NOVEMBER 30, 2013
Content marketing is a way of communicating with your customers and prospects without pitching your products or services. . Also known as inbound marketing , content marketing is non-interruptive. This form of marketing may create recognition, but it’s rejected by consumers about 90% of the time. . Create a content marketing calendar. 4.
Is The Content Right On Your YouTube Ad?
Small Business Mavericks
DECEMBER 29, 2014
One of the trends in online marketing is the increasing use of video. Helena Clark’s recent Search Engine Watch post has some practical tips for getting the content right on YouTube ads. As she rightly points out, “ AdWords for video offers search marketers the chance to reach a big, very engaged, very specific audience with rich content. “ There are two types of ads available to us on YouTube: . In-Display ads appear in YouTube search or in display and you are charged when the user clicks to watch it. Keep Them Interested.
Don’t Be a Lazy Marketer: 11 Content Marketing Ideas
JULY 16, 2015
Lazy marketers are all around us…i ncluding you, if you’re honest. Have You Been a Lazy Marketer? Most marketers nod, smile and agree without embarrassment or remorse. It’s not easy to produce great content every time you hit publish and it’s impossible to publish a string of never ending home runs. Eleven Content Marketing Ideas. By Bryan Adams.
5 Tips to Turbocharge Conversions on YouTube
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
With over 55% of the US market share, YouTube is the largest online video platform in the country. It offers marketers a very relevant demographic – adults aged 18-49 years of age who consist of 67% of the total audience on YouTube, as compared to just 24% of the total audience on primetime TV. It is also the 2 nd largest search engine in the world. Very few, is my bet.
18 of the Best Content Marketing Strategy Guides of 2013
DECEMBER 11, 2013
Content marketing is a hot topic, primarily in the B2B world but increasingly in consumer marketing as well. And as noted here yesterday , 93% of B2B marketers are now using content marketing, with more than half calling it their biggest priority this year. Content Marketing Strategy Guides. by GO Marketing. But where does one begin?
Does Your Content Have Superpowers?
PWB Marketing Blog
MAY 27, 2016
A few years ago, while serving on a social media panel during a presentation to a local entrepreneurial group, I casually remarked that, “Content is everything; social media is just plumbing.” In the years since then, I’ve seen this proven over and over both with clients and with brands I follow. In order to succeed, your content marketing needs superpowers. Brand Power. Sean-.
Google News Lab, Algorithms, and Content Creation
JULY 7, 2015
Three years ago, I was introduced to Narrative Science , a company that trains computers to write news stories and create content or, better explained, how algorithms are becoming superior storytellers over journalists. It’s a new world where algorithms and humans are working hand-in-hand to produce some of the world’s best content. YouTube Newswire. The
The Content Marketing Trend Literally Worth Watching
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 8, 2015
It’s December which means it’s time for next year’s predictions about social media marketing and content marketing to appear in multitudes , seemingly all at once, like the opinion version of new-to-the-bandwagon Carolina Panthers fans. eschew that and instead offer just one content marketing trend that I believe will massively disrupt the business in 2016.
How to Make a Successful YouTube Channel
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
We can go on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and other networks to see firsthand global events in real time – not minutes or days later like in traditional media – whether it’s the Arab Spring protests or the Pope giving mass or concerts of our favorite artists. Videos and YouTube Play a Huge Role in Social Media Marketing Underneath this uber trend of social media as a global news.
A Beginners Guide to Content Marketing [Plus Infographic]
JUNE 16, 2013
Content marketing has changed the way consumers research and buy your products. This is why content marketing is key. What is content marketing? Any form of marketing that relies on or draws from editorial content is considered content marketing. The current state of content marketing. Content marketing is hot.
Pay Closer Attention To YouTube
MAY 7, 2013
There are two strikingly new(ish) things happening on YouTube that could very well position it to be one of the most interesting developments in how television (and eve movie-like) content gets consumed and monetized. At this moment, marketers have one of the most compelling platforms to better understand which of their messages resonate. Prior to jumping into the two new(ish) developments that are worthy of your attention, it is still somewhat fascinating to note how few brands leverage YouTube to better understand their consumers. content. marketer.
49 Tactics to Atomize Your Content Marketing
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
Last week, I spent an afternoon in Cleveland conducting a workshop on content atomization with my colleagues Brad Walters from Lowe’s and Jani Byrne from IBM. have written about the need to atomize content many times, and I published a how-to guide that details how we atomize my Jay Today video series too. Reasons Content Atomization Isn’t an Option. Social Content.
How to Easily Make Animated GIFs from YouTube Videos
MAY 2, 2015
They combine several images into a single file that plays in a loop and conveys quick bursts of brand-related content. Easily sharable, animated GIFs are undergoing a resurgence of late as businesses look for new ways to connect with their audiences and add a new dimension to their social media marketing. Animated GIFs are all the rage. Animated GIFs have been around since 1997.
Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Therefore, as a little help to content marketeers, we have made a small checklist. Make sure all content is relevant to your business. Just as all your other marketing efforts should support your overall business objectives, each piece of content should aim to meet specific subgoals that flow into higher-level achievements. There – we said it!
How To Do Content Marketing Metrics Wrong
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
With alarming speed we’ve gone from companies not understanding the merits of content marketing at all, to a place where 70% of B2B marketers and 69% of B2C marketers say they will be creating more content than ever this year (according to Content Marketing Institute and MarketingProfs research). Image via BigStockPhoto.com.
Content Marketing Isn’t Always About Content Creation
SEPTEMBER 15, 2014
——————– Given the number of public relations firms with their feet in social media and digital marketing, one would think more organizations could demonstrate content creation restraint. Content creation continues to be the focus of most digital marketing and public relations campaigns and it’s starting to backfire.
Instagram Video Highlights YouTube Weaknesses
JUNE 24, 2013
YouTube may have the most to lose from Facebook’s response to Vine , 15 second format videos on Instagram. The following issues spell trouble for YouTube (and Google as a whole): Shorter video formats are increasingly desirable for mobile and tablet devices. These shifts in video consumption reveal fundamental weaknesses in YouTube’s current format.
Content Marketing: Use the Five Principles of C.H.A.O.S.
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
In this post, we will discuss using strategy to create, or to fix a content marketing strategy, using this method. . Strengthen your content marketing strategy by communicating with the people who can provide the information that you need. Use this information to adjust and to add to your content marketing strategy. Share content more than once.
Essential Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template Every Marketer Can Use
NOVEMBER 3, 2013
It is vital to plan, manage, and optimize your content marketing initiatives. . The pressure to publish timely, engaging, content has never been higher. Brands Today’s portfolio of content channels — websites, blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram, SlideShare, Flickr, etc. — is constantly growing.
Repurpose Content with These Six Tools
APRIL 16, 2015
So, I’ve moved on to one of the most valuable marketing superpowers of all—how to repurpose content. Repurpose Content: The Content Marketing Superpower. For (busy) content marketers, I’d argue yes, because it’s the closest we can come to being Emma Watts—er, I mean, freezing time. SlideShare Turns Content into Presentations. Say what?
5 Content Marketing Trends to Put You Ahead of the Pack
Convince & Convert
APRIL 28, 2016
The rapid advance of technology forces marketers and creators to reinvent the way they produce content more quickly than ever before, but the goal remains the same: Tell a great story that captivates and informs. With that in mind, here are five emerging trends that’ll help give an edge to your content marketing strategy. Influence Marketing. Dark Social and Chat.
5 Proven Tactics To Get More Views on YouTube
JUNE 7, 2011
So, you’ve uploaded videos to your YouTube account but it has literally no views! Probably the best thing to do when you are just starting out your YouTube experience is to follow the good old traditional networking strategies. Did you notice that the most buzzing viral videos on YouTube are timely references to the latest stuff going on in the world at the time?
11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog
MAY 6, 2014
You know how I love posts about content curation tools. —————— Effectively promoting content is often the most challenging variable in the content marketing craze. The big feature about Scoop.it is that you can find other authorities that are sharing similar content to your topics and actually suggest that they scoop your content.
8 New B2B Video Content Marketing Trends
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 22, 2014
This is the sentiment that started the Vidyard Ignite conference – the first-of-its-kind event specifically designed to address the issues that B2B marketers face when it comes to creating video. B2B companies like to give the idea of “humor” in their marketing the brush-off. But more than that, he explored why certain marketing sells and other marketing doesn’t.
5 Mistakes That Prevent Your Content From Going Viral
OCTOBER 4, 2014
Why isn’t your amazing content going viral? You share them on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and your other social media channels. Why aren’t people sharing your content? What What pushes someone to not only to view your content, but to pass it on? There is a science to creating viral content. reasons your content isn’t going viral. 1.
3 Tips to Reach Generation Z on YouTube
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 21, 2014
Few marketers would use the term “child’s play” to describe traditional marketing techniques. Marketers in all industries want a piece of the Gen Z pie, but few actually know what to do about it. As the metrics come pouring in, however, the answer becomes more obvious: Adjust your marketing efforts to Gen Z buying preferences. Plan your marketing budget around YouTube.
Getting Lost In YouTube Will Help You Find Your Content's Soul
SEPTEMBER 5, 2015
I went down deep into the YouTube rabbit hole. As the years wane on, I'm not finding as much inspiration from within the marketing industry, as I am finding it from other creative spaces (music, architecture, literature, art, etc.). Now, because everyone can create content. Many brands still veil their long form - or storytelling-based - content in a shill. content.
33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
As noted in the 2016 B2B Marketing Trends report , B2B marketing strategies and practices are in the midst of significant change, driven by new technologies and evolving buyer expectations for more “consumer-like” experiences. These changes are affecting tactics, budgets, messaging, and metrics as illustrated in the compilation of B2B marketing facts and statistics below.
3 Easy DIY Social Media Content Creation Tools
MARCH 8, 2016
YouTube channel art. YouTube thumbnail. You can also upgrade to Canva for Work —a subscription service that allows you to save your brand’s logo, colors and fonts so you can quickly create on-brand marketing materials. The post 3 Easy DIY Social Media Content Creation Tools appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company. Canva.
Is YouTube Part Of Your Social Media Strategy?
MAY 26, 2011
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.
How to Choose the Right Content Marketing Software
Convince & Convert
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
It’s not easy choosing the right software for your content marketing efforts. The reason it’s so hard is that there are so many requirements for an effective content marketing strategy. These diagrams only tell you that there are many, many… many software solutions out there, all vying for their place in this incredibly fast-growing movement called “content marketing.”.
The Best Video Content for Every Step of the Marketing Funnel
Convince & Convert
APRIL 4, 2016
What has this got to do with video content marketing? Here’s the picture: Your marketing funnel is that substance your teacher was telling you about. How Video Content Energizes Your Funnel. Video content can help raise the heat on your marketing funnel. We all know that content marketing is about creating valuable content tailored to your audience.