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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.
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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. …

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 …

YouTube Finally Adds Google+ Share Button? What The Heck?

YouTube Finally Adds Google+ Share Button? What The Heck?

It's taken awhile for Google-owned YouTube and Google-owned Google+ to get the two married properly.  A few months ago, Google+ didn't even have YouTube integration and all of us wondered why two properties owned by the same company wasn't on the ball with that.  Then …

Going Beyond ‘Content is King’ In the UK – Coca Cola and Peugeot Experiment with Social Video

Going Beyond ‘Content is King’ In the UK   Coca Cola and Peugeot Experiment with Social Video

The adage ‘Content is King’ is now becoming something of a cliché, rolled out regularly to prove the author’s understanding that it’s not just hits that count, but how people perceive your message and what they do with it, turning viewers from passive observers to …

Google Plus Opens Up Hangouts On Air Live Streaming For All

Google Plus Opens Up Hangouts On Air Live Streaming For All

So here's yet another feature coming from Google that is bringing video power to virtually everyone.  Hangouts On Air, which is available to only some users of Google+, will soon be available to everyone around the world who uses the social network.  It allows others …

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