Did you know that just 5% of videos uploaded to YouTube are driving 95% of the views on the site? Or that the Internet welcomed only its 8th video to reach 1 billion views this week, also a YouTube upload? Find out more fascinating facts about the world's largest video platform.
VidSummit 2015 was a goldmine of information for video marketers, and we bring you 16 of the most actionable tips and takeaways from the event. If you couldn't make it, just spend 5 minutes reviewing what's working on YouTube and how you can take action now.
Google's 'Consumer Barometer' gives video marketing teams an insight into how shoppers are using the Internet and video to research, review, compare, and purchase goods and services across the world. With data in 10 product categories across 45 countries, it's a resource all marketers should be using to create campaigns around a target audience.
YouTube provided the perfect incubator for growing the Multichannel Network model, but now many MCNs are looking for opportunities beyond the site, to benefit the network, its stable of creators, the brands they collaborate with, and the platforms they publish to.
VidCon 2015 was a must-attend event for brands and video marketing teams, and we bring you news on the latest trends in the digital video marketing business, along with strategic insights, critical data, and tactical advice from the Industry Track.
Google just announced its results for Q2 2015, and every video marketer should be aware that, on mobile, the average session time is now 40 minutes. That's the fastest growth rate in viewing time the site has seen in 2 years. Watching YouTube via a mobile device is also proving a bit hit with users, as the platform attracts more viewers via tablets and smartphones than any U.S. cable network.
YouTube’s CEO Susan Wojcicki recently confirmed that the site's three main priorities are “Mobile. Mobile. Mobile". That shouldn't come as a surprise to video marketers or advertisers as consumers are watching around 40 minutes of video on their mobile devices everyday, with Millennials embracing the medium more than any other demographic.
For years, video footage shot in vertical or portrait mode has had a terrible rap. But with so much user-generated video being filmed via portrait-friendly mobile devices these days, perceptions may finally be changing.
Video is undoubtedly one of the most effective marketing vehicles for the travel industry. As part of its successful 'Find Yours' campaign, Expedia leveraged both user-generated and professionally-produced video content to communicate the emotional journey that travel can unlock.
YouTube is updating the site with 10 new shiny things to provide a better experience for all. New features include better comment management to flush out those trolls, plus access to more analytics data via mobile devices.
Creators who monetize their content on YouTube can earn revenue from advertising placed against those videos. But how does that system work? There seems to be some confusion within the community, particularly when it comes to ads being clicked.
There is enormous potential for brands to leverage their video content on Facebook, however ensuring those videos get seen can be tricky. We offer three tips to mastering the Facebook video algorithm and achieving maximum organic reach for your video marketing efforts.
360 degree video support is up and running on YouTube, but what do you need to create videos in that format, what are the best ways for viewers to watch them, and what kind of content can you use them for?
A new study from Cisco predicts that by 2019, video content will account for an astonishing 80% of the world's total internet traffic. Also, the number of devices connected to the Internet in 4 years will be three times as high as the global population!