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Statistics is the study of the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data. It deals with all aspects of this, including the planning of data collection in terms of the design of surveys and experiments.
A statistician is someone who is particularly well versed in the ways of thinking necessary for the successful application of statistical analysis. Such people have often gained this experience through working in any of a wide number of fields. There is ...

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 ...

Pre-roll Video Ads Dominate, 15-Sec Ads Completed Most Often at YuMe

Pre roll Video Ads Dominate, 15 Sec Ads Completed Most Often at YuMe

YuMe has put out their Q2 2012 Video Metrics report that shows a good deal of information about the video advertising that they served up for the quarter. They found that pre-rolls still dominated with massive percentages of all ads shown with other formats like ...

3 Must-Know YouTube Measurement Tools for Brands: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook - Part 9

3 Must Know YouTube Measurement Tools for Brands: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook   Part 9

When you're a brand and you've turned to video for your advertising needs, you might like to know how exactly those videos are performing. Who are they reaching, how are they finding it, and are they enjoying it? Luckily, YouTube provides analytics, a load of ...

Nielsen Says 163.5M Watched Online Video in May, I Say We Need Reporting Standardization

Nielsen Says 163.5M Watched Online Video in May, I Say We Need Reporting Standardization

Nielsen has released their online video numbers for May 2012 (which directly compete with comScores but are like apples to oranges) in which they say just 163.5 million Americans watched online video. That's some 16.5 million below comScore's estimates (or actually quantified numbers, I'm not ...

A List of YouTube Stats Tracking Tools You Should Know About

A List of YouTube Stats Tracking Tools You Should Know About

Google Analytics is a great tool to figure out the activity surrounding your channel, where you might need improvement, getting the most out of advertising, mobile views, etc.  But maybe you'd like a different opinion.  Maybe you don't like the way the stats are displayed.  ...

How to Leverage YouTube Statistics Tracking Tools: Interview with Socialblade [Creator's Tip #42]

How to Leverage YouTube Statistics Tracking Tools: Interview with Socialblade [Creators Tip #42]

For this week's Creator's Tip we're going to be taking a look at how third-party statistics tracking & measurement tools for YouTube can help you improve your content and marketing strategies. We interviewed Jason Urgo, who runs socialblade.com, a free tool for tracking YouTube stats. Jason offers ...

E3, Live Streaming Gamers, YouTube Playlists, Vimeo Music, and More [The Reel Web #42]

E3, Live Streaming Gamers, YouTube Playlists, Vimeo Music, and More [The Reel Web #42]

This week on The Reel Web, we take a look at some new statistics for online video viewing which show a drastic change in consumption of long-form video. We also discuss changes Youtube is making to its playlists and embeds, recent enhancements by Vimeo to ...

Youtube Account Purges Complete, FCC May Boost Web Video, and Philip DeFranco [Reel Web #41]

Youtube Account Purges Complete, FCC May Boost Web Video, and Philip DeFranco [Reel Web #41]

This week on the Reel Web we are going to take a look at Youtube users' complaints regarding the alleged loss of active subscribers, due to Youtube's "spring cleaning" of inactive accounts. We will also discuss the FCC, and their consideration of adding online "channels" ...

YouTube's Mad Tinkering Equals A Loss Of Views? What Exactly Is Going On?

YouTubes Mad Tinkering Equals A Loss Of Views?  What Exactly Is Going On?

For those of you who don't know: YouTube is like those people you know who are always doing something to their house.  They can't just live in the house and be happy, they have to change the floors, or redecorate, or add a room.  And ...

YouTube Statistics 2012: A Year Later - More Jawdropping Growth

YouTube Statistics 2012: A Year Later   More Jawdropping Growth

Last year, we took a look at some amazing YouTube statistics.  And now, we can see that over the past year, those amazing statistics from last year look awfully small compared to what YouTube is doing now.  In general, we know that 800 million people ...

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