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How DoubleTree by Hilton Turned to Video to Engage Travelers

How DoubleTree by Hilton Turned to Video to Engage Travelers

There’s an interesting article on Google Insights about how the Doubletree by Hilton hotel chain began to use video to start driving engagement in their brand. They went with a user-generated content model that serves to create a fun travel experience around their hotels.

How Will Tomorrow’s YouTube MegaStars Rule YouTube?

How Will Tomorrows YouTube MegaStars Rule YouTube?

What will tomorrow’s YouTube top creators be implementing into their channels in order to build audiences and eventually become like a Philip DeFranco or ShayCarl? They’ll be doing some combination or all of the following examples.

Video Success Is Like Success of the ‘Old Days:’ It’s Not What You Know, It’s Who You Know

Video Success Is Like Success of the Old Days: Its Not What You Know, Its Who You Know

Here we are again, to remind you that it’s not just great content that gets your video shared. It’s the ability to talk to others who might want to share your content. There are lots of great videos out there that don’t get watched, and the reason they don’t is that creators don’t bother to do the additional work.

Love Your Local Drive-In? Help Honda Save An American Institution

Love Your Local Drive In? Help Honda Save An American Institution

Drive-in movie theatres may be few and far between these days but they still play a huge role in their local community. With many under real threat from the switch to digital projection, Honda have launched a social media campaign to raise funds and awareness to save this American icon.

The Top Video Marketing Mistakes (and Solutions)

The Top Video Marketing Mistakes (and Solutions)

As web video grows more popular and the tools for creating and uploading it become more accessible, plenty of professionals want in on the action—but they don’t always know the best way to do it. See the most common mistakes the budding video marketer can make, and how to avoid making them.

How the Top 100 Brands Use YouTube for Marketing

How the Top 100 Brands Use YouTube for Marketing

Pixability just did a report on the top 100 brands and how they use YouTube. These brands have a “YouTube Creator Playbook” mentality when it comes to publishing content, using the proper SEO, implementing strong social media practices, and more.

Brands Should Encourage User-Generated Video Content to Spread the Word

Brands Should Encourage User Generated Video Content to Spread the Word

Brands should let their customers do the talking by becoming brand advocates and sending their own user-generated video content through social media to spread the word. There are a number of ways to get your fan base excited about doing this for you, and how it can be a fun and cost-effective method of advertising.

Is YouTube’s Business Model Broken? What about Vine or Instagram?

Is YouTube’s Business Model Broken? What about Vine or Instagram?

Some notes on Revision3′s live recording of downLOADED at the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit, and who’s “winning” in the social media race between YouTube, Vine, and Instagram. The answer is: whatever floats your boat, of course.

The Cure for Videos Suffering from Television Syndrome and Viralitis

The Cure for Videos Suffering from Television Syndrome and Viralitis

Brands often suffer from “Television Syndrome” and “Viralitis” when it comes to creating video, expecting the things that work on TV to work on YouTube, or shooting for a viral video when “virality” is more for entertainment value than brand lift. So what’s the cure?

Tips to Unlock the Power of YouTube for Brands

Tips to Unlock the Power of YouTube for Brands

How do you optimize your presence on YouTube? Here are a few tips and tricks that will get you going in the right direction. Great content requires great analytics so that you can uniquely position your videos in the right places at the right times.

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