While views and likes are a quick and easy way to measure how your video may be faring against others, when it comes to YouTube, building up your subscriber base is by far the most effective metric available. Consistent growth here means that viewers find your content valuable and entertaining.
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Christmas themes dominated the Top 20 most shared video ads for December 2013, of course, but YouTube Rewind 2013, Jean-Claude Van Damme's splits and those everlasting Evian Babies also made an appearance.
Today's savvy consumer can spot a sales pitch a mile off, but that doesn't mean that you can't engage them at almost every stage of the sales cycle by using video content that answers their questions and gets them on board with the product or service.
As 2013 comes to a close, we take a look at some of the trends in video production, advertising and marketing that could dominate 2014. With technology moving so fast and becoming more accessible, we're looking forward to some inventive and creative content.
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Online video is an essential element of marketing but it can also be used in-house to support employees who work remotely all or part of the time. In the post, we look at some of the ways video can help bring an off-site sales team together.
What are the mechanisms behind a viral video? JukinVideo opens up its YouTube analytics to help marketers and brands better understand the process of virality. They show ReelSEO just what it took for one video to attract 5 million views in 7 days.
Online video is increasing in popularity in Australia, both for brands and for users, despite a lack of digital connectivity due to the sheer size of the continent. We take a look at the state of the video industry in Australia and what 2014 could bring.
The battle to win the hearts and minds of shoppers in the festive season is ferocious. How do you make your video ads stand out so they engage the viewer and drive those all important sales for Christmas?
Many brands are testing out video content based on the idea of neuromarketing, that's marketing that triggers the kind of brain activity that will lead to a desired behavior, like buying a product. We take a look at some examples.
If you are rolling out a video campaign in different international markets then you'll need to consider how to optimize your content for those local regions. We bring you some useful tips, particularly for audio, which should ensure you reach your target audience.
Van Damme and his splits, Jingly Boxer Shorts and a Christmassy Bear and a Hare all won a place at the top of the 20 most shared, branded video ads during November 2013. Amazingly, GEICO's 'Hump Day' is still holding strong after nearly 7 months in the charts.
Want to reach out to people and engage them with video? There are four basic personality types and understanding these and what makes them tick, can help guide you in the creation of the right content to appeal to at least one of them.
Achieving corporate success with video does not necessarily require 1 million YouTube views. Sometimes a well-calculated strike to your target audience from a credible expert can make all the difference, even when that audience is relatively small.
With 100 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute, are they missing a trick by not offering some editorial input the way Vimeo do with 'Staff Picks'? Although they are the biggest video portal in the world, there are other sites who offer a better curation experience for viewers.