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A social network is a social structure made up of a set of actors (such as individuals or organizations) and the dyadic ties between these actors. The social network perspective provides a clear way of analyzing the structure of whole social entities. The study of these structures uses social network analysis to identify local and global patterns, locate influential entities, and examine network dynamics.
Social networks and the analysis of them is an inherently interdisciplinary academ...

Move Over Viral, We've Entered the Age of Social Video

Move Over Viral, Weve Entered the Age of Social Video

As social video becomes of more prominence in online video buys and of increasing interest to brands in all verticals, it seems helpful to have a full look at the current landscape of social video, its players, buying tactics, strategies, results from social video campaigns, as well as what's on the horizon for social video.

Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Pilot Shoot Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Pilot Shoot Edition

I am so busy my brain is trying to explode out of my head. Still, I am dedicated to the cause and so here's your weekly news round up. While you're reading this I'll be busy shooting the pilot for my web series. Lots of ...

Weekly Online Video News Round Up - The LA Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   The LA Edition

I was out in LA this week and had a great time. I'm starting to really like that city, aside from the ridiculous driving times. Even though I wasn't really plugged into everything for the week, I did horde a pile of interesting news I ...

8 Simple Ways to Build & Grow Your YouTube Audience [Creator's Tip #63]

8 Simple Ways to Build & Grow Your YouTube Audience [Creators Tip #63]

Online video creators thrive when spending time developing new content ideas to entertain and grow their audiences.  After all, being creative is what drives creative people.  However, to be 'reel' successful, it's just as important for creators to focus their time and energy on building ...

Looking to Market to Other Professionals? How About LinkedIn Video Ads?

Looking to Market to Other Professionals? How About LinkedIn Video Ads?

A recent blog post over at LinkedIn Marketing Solutions announced that they are now accepting video ads through their self-service video ad platform. Great news for those of us who have the video ads ready and who want to market to other business professionals.

4 Ways to Evaluate Your Performance Beyond Video Views [Creator's Tip #61]

4 Ways to Evaluate Your Performance Beyond Video Views [Creators Tip #61]

There are a couple of ways that you can gauge how effective and successful your online video content really is.  A lot of people focus on video views for that (we've debated the value in views before), but that may not be the best way ...

5 Social Video Advertising Myths - Busted!

5 Social Video Advertising Myths   Busted!

These are truly exciting times for marketers. With 4 billion connected consumers willing to share branded content, there has never been a better time for a brand to invest in creating and distributing content that causes people to laugh out loud, tingle with anticipation or ...

Weekly Online Video News Round Up - I Need a Nap Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   I Need a Nap Edition

There's no real reason behind the subtitle on this one, except that I needed a nap when I started compiling it. Some interesting news this week to accompany your coffee. Hulu got a big update, DaCast did as well. Stupeflix topped a milestone and the ...

Schmooze Optimization: What it is and Why it Expands Views, Engagement, and Earnings on YouTube

Schmooze Optimization: What it is and Why it Expands Views, Engagement, and Earnings on YouTube

Last Wednesday afternoon during one of the SES Talkback sessions at SES San Francisco, I coined the term “schmooze optimization.” And last Thursday morning during the keynote panel at that event, Mark Huffman, the Integrated Production Manager at Procter & Gamble, gave me a shout-out ...

Top Lessons Learned in Marketing Video Across Social Networks and What Works for Me!

Top Lessons Learned in Marketing Video Across Social Networks and What Works for Me!

Promoting video via social media can seem like an easy option – after all, it’s free, easy to use, and gets you an immediate audience of millions, right? Well, in my experience, if you do it properly, it’s hard, continuous work, but can prove rewarding. ...

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