As more YouTube stars move into the mainstream and become familiar faces to consumers, 62% of 18-24 year olds would consider purchasing a product or service endorsed by a YouTube creator, over that of a TV or a movie star.
Consumers are increasingly turning online to research and review the car they are looking to purchase, and video is playing a big part in the customer sales cycle. Nearly 70% of people who used YouTube as part of their car buying process were influenced by what they watched.
Facebook, Snapchat, and other video platforms are reporting incredible growth but what about YouTube? How much video will be uploaded to the video giant in 6 months, or even a year from now? Using stats from the last 8 years, ReelSEO predicts YouTube will keep on growing and growing.
YouTube has introduced Sponsored Cards, a new ad format that gives creators an additional revenue stream for their video content. The new Cards will appear on relevant videos and feature products or services that closely match those being featured.
The YouTube description box might just be the most under-used tool in your video marketing strategy. Follow these 5 steps to make sure your description is working as effectively as possible - that will help YouTube return your video in the search results for the keywords you want to rank for.
The online video landscape has changed and the balance of power now resides with the audience and influential video creators, rather than with the brands and advertisers. Great video content will always do well, but it's community engagement that is now king, and brands and marketing teams need to build a different kind of relationship with consumers.
A new hard-hitting industry report argues that marketing agencies, and brands, along with old-school broadcasters and media companies are so out of touch with the new social and digital rules that they risk ending up as outcasts. Marketing is all about the audience - not the marketers.
Want to know what makes publishing giant BuzzFeedVideo so successful on YouTube? Our 'Through the Wringer' series takes a deep dive into its channel to review the content, promotion, optimization, and community strategy of one of the world's biggest content machines.
Facebook has fired its biggest shot across the bow to YouTube, promising to innovate the platform so the site becomes the best place to watch and share videos. With more than 8 billion video views every day on Facebook, the site is taking its investment in video, mobile and advertising very seriously indeed.
Finding success on YouTube isn't easy, even with a substantial marketing and advertising budget. YouTube has given a shout out to the top creative advertising and marketing agencies whose video content consistently appears at the top of the most watched ads leaderboard every month. It takes real talent to consistently produce the kind of videos that viewers will watch, share, and engage with.
Did you know that more than half of YouTube views and 65% of Facebook video views occur on mobile devices? The ever-increasing overlap between mobile usage and video consumption means that the top 3 priorities of video advertisers and marketers should really echo those of YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki - mobile, mobile, and mobile.
A new study from the Web Video Marketing Council, and ReelSEO, confirms that 73% of respondents believe that video positively impacts marketing results and ROI. 83% of those companies surveyed are using video content for website marketing, with another 50% incorporating video content in their email marketing campaigns.
If you want to generate truly engaging video content, you’ll need to put in time and effort to research and discover the trending topics that will appeal to your target audience on social media. Using the following tips and tools you can discover what's trending in the video world on each social network.
YouTube is constantly testing new features that will improve the user experience on the site. We're currently seeing some interesting new search results based on specific queries that could give creators more chance of appearing on the first page for their content.
Did you know that the length of a video's title can impact search results and views and engagements on different video platforms? We took a deep-dive into what works for BuzzFeed on YouTube and Facebook and give creators and video marketers some actionable takeaways.