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A case study (also known as a case report) is an intensive analysis of an individual unit (e.g., a person, group, or event) stressing developmental factors in relation to context. The case study is common in social sciences and life sciences. Case studies may be descriptive or explanatory. The latter type is used to explore causation in order to find underlying principles. They may be prospective (in which criteria are established and cases fitting the criteria are included as they become ava...

The Berklee College of Music YouTube Marketing Story

The Berklee College of Music YouTube Marketing Story

Berkleemusic is an online music school that is part of the Berklee College of Music.  Hailing from Boston, their online college been around for 10 years or so, and they are the world's largest online music school, teaching 30,000 students in over 130 countries.  They …

Web Series School: ‘Epic Rap Battles’ Serves up Platinum Programming

Web Series School: Epic Rap Battles Serves up Platinum Programming

In this week’s web series lesson we look at the #36 most subscribed YouTube channel, Epic Rap Battles, and learn a few secrets about perfect programming. For video marketers, Epic Rap Battles is a perfect case study of programming from the YouTube Creators Playbook.

Video in Email Doubles CTR for Ragan Communications [Case Study]

Video in Email Doubles CTR for Ragan Communications [Case Study]

Ragan Communications and Marketing Sherpa recently released a case study that looked at the effectiveness of their video email marketing campaign which had an interesting data point in it, the fact that the video emails had double the clickthrough rate as two other types of …

Streaming Media West 2012, A Quick Guide and Planner – Help Us Decide What to Report On

Streaming Media West 2012, A Quick Guide and Planner   Help Us Decide What to Report On

I have done it! I have convinced Mark to unchain me from the desk and get me to an upcoming show. The show is, obviously, Streaming Media West 2012 which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in L.A. October 30-31. Oh, Halloween in …

How to Make Video Ad Campaigns Go Viral – A Behind the Scenes Look into the Viral Video Process [Case Study]

How to Make Video Ad Campaigns Go Viral   A Behind the Scenes Look into the Viral Video Process [Case Study]

A couple of months ago, ABC's "Nightline" did a piece on trying to get a video to go viral.  They hired ad agency and online viral video specialists Mekanism for the job: they would take reporter Dan Harris and a cat named George through a …

Keys to Success with Business to Business (B2B) Video

Keys to Success with Business to Business (B2B) Video

A week and a half ago at SES San Francisco 2012, I moderated a session entitled “Keys to Success with B2B Video.” The speakers were Leslie Drate, Manager of Social Media, Cisco, and Mark Robertson, Founder, ReelSEO. Now, I could try to tell you what …

RevZilla Motorsports Uses TrueView In-Stream Video Ads to Triple Subscribers to its YouTube Channel [Case Study]

RevZilla Motorsports Uses TrueView In Stream Video Ads to Triple Subscribers to its YouTube Channel [Case Study]

When motorcycle enthusiasts get serious about their gear, they shop at RevZilla.com. Founded in 2007 by a core of passionate motorcyclists (who happen to have penchant for writing code), RevZilla Motorsports has distinguished itself from big-box stores and online sites by providing superior customer service …

Brand Mentions in Social Video Content Have No Effect on Sharing Potential

Brand Mentions in Social Video Content Have No Effect on Sharing Potential

That’s according to fascinating new research carried out by a university in Australia, which found that the number of times a brand appears visually or verbally in a commercial had little or no impact on its popularity online. The study is the second led by Dr Karen Nelson-Field and …

Berkleemusic Enrolls 500+ New Students Via Direct Marketing From Their YouTube Channel [Case Study]

Berkleemusic Enrolls 500+ New Students Via Direct Marketing From Their YouTube Channel [Case Study]

Since 1945, Berklee College of Music has fostered the careers of a constellation of superstars—among them, pianist and singer Diana Krall, Grammy Award-winning jazz artist Esperanza Spalding, musician and producer Quincy Jones and even YouTube sensations Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan of Karmin. But Berklee, …

ING DIRECT Canada Lends Business Video Marketing Tips You Can Take To The Bank [Case Study]

ING DIRECT Canada Lends Business Video Marketing Tips You Can Take To The Bank [Case Study]

ING DIRECT Canada isn’t like a typical bank. For one thing, they have no branches – because their customers do everything by Internet or phone. Since entering the Canadian market 15 years ago, ING DIRECT has evolved from being a savings-centric bank to offering products such …

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