YouTube has lowered the number of subscribers a channel needs before it can claim a custom URL. Now you can change your YouTube channel's URL even if you only have 100 subscribers. We show you how in 5 easy steps.
Consumers are turning to YouTube as part of the buying process with 1 in 4 using the site for advice, inspiration, or to search for product reviews. 26% of shoppers confirm that they use online video for gift ideas, and 64% those looking to purchase new tech will watch video content about the electronic product as part of the purchase cycle.
People search Google and YouTube in different ways, and in the run up to Christmas, we take a look at some of the top festive searches currently trending on both platforms. Video marketers still have time to prepare their holiday campaigns and take advantage of consumer interest in all things Christmassy.
A great custom thumbnail for your video is one of the best ways of encouraging viewers to click through, especially if they unfamiliar with your content. We bring you 6 best practice tips to make sure you are optimizing these images the best you can.
As the world's biggest video site, YouTube is constantly updating its algorithms to best serve its users, creators, and advertising partners. But lately, it appears YouTube may favor a certain type of content - and that's making the user experience a little frustrating.
Football, or soccer, is one of the most popular sports both on and off-line, and a new report from Tubular confirms what an impact it has had on online video in the last year. Did you know that football-related video content generated a staggering 37 billion views across the major social video sites in 2014?
Google, Facebook, and Twitter have all recently released guidelines around micro moments. Micro moments are events that really matter to people like births, and marriages, or memorable sporting events. Video marketers need to be ready to make content that taps into these special moments in people's lives.
CuteGirlsHairstyles, a YouTube channel dedicated to recreating hairstyles, has 3.7M subscribers. But what makes it really unique is how the family behind the videos built a brand out of a hobby. Now their twin daughters are finding success on YouTube too - and brands are racing to work with the family.
Do you want to keep up with best practice in optimising, distributing, and marketing your video content? At ReelSEO, we've put together 17 of our best and most effective video marketing tips in a free whitepaper that you can download today! All the tips are actionable and you can start implementing them as part of your video marketing campaigns right now.
Many consumers will be familiar with the Squatty Potty after the product's appearance on Shark Tank. But, now the brand wants to bring the product to the attention of everyone, and have teamed up with the legendary Harmon Brothers on an innovative new video marketing campaign - featuring soft serve unicorn poop ice cream.
Ad blocking software is causing real harm to small video creators who rely on the revenue generated by carrying advertising. With 34% of U.S. adults actively using apps to block ads, we look at the effect on video publishers of losing out on this vital revenue scheme.
Did you know that new parents spend 1.4X more time on Facebook mobile than non-parents. Or that conversations about lost phones can generate over 51 million posts, comments, shares, and likes in an average month? Facebook does - and that's a goldmine of information for video marketers.
Through the Wringer', our video marketing series takes an behind-the-scenes look at a top brand's YouTube channel and reviews the video marketing strategy of its content, along with insights on programming, marketing, and audience strategy. This week, audio and microphone specialists Shure gets the Reel Wringer treatment.
YouTube has announced the introduction of 'Shopping Ads' which will allow brands and creators to sell their products and services directly to the user. This new feature makes the retail possibilities endless. For instance, now almost any brand can partner with the top YouTube influencers in their category and transform a video into a digital store front. And that's a game changer!
A recent study suggests that the majority of brands who employ a video marketing strategy find the approach successful. But inadequate resources and budget, plus a lack of good content marketing ideas are proving a real challenge for many companies.