Do you know the optimal video length for your YouTube or Facebook video upload? We took a deep dive into over 24K videos to show you what video lengths work best on each platform for maximum engagement.
Consumers are becoming more reliant on video than ever when it comes to researching, and purchasing products during the holiday season. We look at some of the ways innovation in online video can benefit both video marketers, and shoppers.
Video marketers and advertisers may not know how fast YouTube changes from year to year. But those changes can have a serious impact on any video marketing teams planning for 2016. And we're not talking about how many new videos are being added each year.
Gaming on YouTube has been around since the platform launched, but recently the work of video game content creators has received the exposure and respect it deserves both from other gamers as well as major game publishers alike.
A lack of a strategy, and an inadequate budget, can seriously impact a good video marketing campaign. But 71% of video marketing teams who have overcome these obstacles and found success with video are prepared to pour even more budget into video campaigns because they work so well for raising visibility, and increasing lead generation.
Did you know that up to 60% of your YouTube channel views can come from outside your own country? YouTube does, and has introduced some exciting new translation tools to help brands and creators reach as wide an audience as possible.
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.