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The Powerful KONY 2012 Video – What Can We Learn From It?

The Powerful KONY 2012 Video   What Can We Learn From It?

We generally think of YouTube as a place where we can find entertainment, education, how-tos, and so forth.  But its reach is so vast that it has been a place where Presidential candidates make their campaign videos available, where people cry out for help, and …

5 Tips For Building An Audience & Making Your Videos More Popular

5 Tips For Building An Audience & Making Your Videos More Popular

So you're a marketer or a small business or indie producer and you want people to watch your videos. Making a video go viral is probably out of your control, but making it good isn't. For any brand or Web series producers, here are five …

Education Videos Are Ridiculously Fun On YouTube With Vlog Bros, VSauce, & CGPGrey

Education Videos Are Ridiculously Fun On YouTube With Vlog Bros, VSauce, & CGPGrey

Recently, YouTube announced their new educational channel lineup as part of their original channel initiative.  No doubt, learning is going to be more fun than it ever was when I was a kid.  But YouTube already has at least three channels that educate and inform …

Introducing The 6 New YouTube Educational Channels

Introducing The 6 New YouTube Educational Channels

YouTube is rolling out six new educational channels focusing on math, science, history, art/culture, and astronomy.  The new offerings are a part of their 100 original content initiative, but recently YouTube has made a lot of strides in being a go-to source for education, with …

Popcorn Framework Usage Surprises Even Its Creators

Popcorn Framework Usage Surprises Even Its Creators

Over the past few months, we have followed a couple of exciting new video applications for Popcorn.js, an HTML 5 framework for video.  It was introduced essentially through Wired in October, where documentary filmmakers were able to add interactive links in their films to provide …

YouTube Channel To Watch In 2012 – Explanation Videos From CGP Grey

YouTube Channel To Watch In 2012   Explanation Videos From CGP Grey

When Common Craft pivoted their business into a educational video subscription service, a bit of a void was left in the universe. You see, Common Craft made the absolute best "explanation videos" around–their "Twitter In Plain English" was featured on Twitter's home page for ages …

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Digital Media

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Digital Media

In part 3 of our series on selling video, we're going to look at digital media (you can catch up on our introduction to the series here or Part 2, Pros & Cons of Physical Media, here). While there are still plenty of valid reasons …

YouTube Looks To Educate With YouTube For Schools

YouTube Looks To Educate With YouTube For Schools

YouTube, in its never-ending quest to be everything to everyone, announced YouTube For Schools on Sunday.  The idea is to get YouTube into the classroom without all the distractions of the other, non-educational videos that can be found on the site, narrowing it down to …

The Sucky Video Awards: Help Us Find The Worst Web Videos of 2011 & WIN

The Sucky Video Awards: Help Us Find The Worst Web Videos of 2011 & WIN

We spend so much time praising those great examples of quality branded video that it's easy to forget how much bad video is out there. Seriously… some of it really sucks. It's probably part of why author Steve Stockman decided to write "How To Shoot …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – Science Edition!

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Science Edition!

If you're anything like me, you've had a rough week. You were sick, and fell behind on your work, and you could really use a pick me up before jumping into the last day of the work week. If so, you've come to the right …

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