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Brands Race for Olympic Gold in Social Video Buzz With Unruly's Brand Tracker Infographic

Brands Race for Olympic Gold in Social Video Buzz With Unrulys Brand Tracker Infographic

We talked about Unruly's social video lab recently and we were able to get some insight into what makes videos successful.  This year's Olympics will be getting a load of attention from Unruly this summer and they'll be tracking the brands that garner the most ...

Video Ads Have Blurred the Line Between Selling and Entertaining Consumers

Video Ads Have Blurred the Line Between Selling and Entertaining Consumers

We've talked pretty exhaustively about how advertisers can make their mark with online video by providing content over an intrusive, selling way.  I ran across the following study conducted by Bluefin Labs for Advertising Age concerning TV ads for Mike's Hard Lemonade.  True, this isn't ...

Understanding Paid vs Owned vs Earned Views in Video Marketing - [ReelPop Q&A]

Understanding Paid vs Owned vs Earned Views in Video Marketing   [ReelPop Q&A]

What are the differences between earned, owned and paid media and how do they work together in a video marketing campaign?

YouTube Joins Pinterest To Curate Videos For Niche Viewing

YouTube Joins Pinterest To Curate Videos For Niche Viewing

Pinterest has been around for a couple of years.  It's a sharing site where users can put together a "pinboard" of images and can be shared through Facebook and Twitter.  Last Thursday, YouTube's blog announced that they would be joining Pinterest for video sharing.  Pinterest ...

The Online Video Weekly News Roundup - The Wow I'm Tired Edition

The Online Video Weekly News Roundup   The Wow Im Tired Edition

Wow, E3 week in LA was fantastic. Loads of awesome games, lots of hot babes and tons of great acquaintances new and old. Now it's time to get back into the work flow of a more stable and regular office hour deal. I need to ...

You Can’t Run for Office in 2012 without a YouTube Campaign

You Can’t Run for Office in 2012 without a YouTube Campaign

You can’t run for dogcatcher these days without a YouTube campaign.  And whether they are Democrats or Republicans, candidates running for office in 2012 can learn some video marketing lessons from San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. When interim San Francisco mayor Lee announced he was ...

Duluth Makes a Big Splash with Superior YouTube Marketing Strategies

Duluth Makes a Big Splash with Superior YouTube Marketing Strategies

Last week, I spoke about making a big splash with superior YouTube marketing strategies at the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference in Duluth, Minnesota. The conference was organized by the aimClear online marketing agency and the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce. Situated at the westernmost ...

When is High Production Value Important for Branded Video? ReelPop Q&A

When is High Production Value Important for Branded Video? ReelPop Q&A

ReelPop Q&A is a new weekly question and answer series made possible by Poptent.  Each week we will choose to answer one question from a reader relating to best practices and strategies for online video marketing.  If you would like us to answer your question ...

YouTube vs. Facebook vs. Other Platforms: Comparing Social Engagement [Creators Tip #40]

YouTube vs. Facebook vs. Other Platforms: Comparing Social Engagement [Creators Tip #40]

On this week's Creator's Tip, Tim discusses with Nathan of www.WeUseCoupons.com and YouTube.com/FrugalTV his thoughts on how audience engagement on YouTube differs from audience engagement that he sees in other social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter) as well as on blogs and other platforms. YouTube vs. ...

YouTube's Spring Cleaning, Social TV Viewer Trends & More [Reel Web #40]

YouTubes Spring Cleaning, Social TV Viewer Trends & More [Reel Web #40]

In this week's Reel Web, we discuss several online video trends and updates from the past week including: more updates and changes at YouTube, Comscore's most recent stats around online video consumption, Viacom's interest in social tv, and a look at some new studies that indicate ...

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