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The Vimeo Playbook: How to Optimize Content for Vimeo on Demand

Vimeo on Demand offers filmmakers and creators to the opportunity to sell or rent their video content to viewers across the world. But how do you optimize to make the most of this platform? We take a look at the new Vimeo Playbook which offers some solid advice.
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How to Hack YouTube Video Titles to Get More Views

A compelling and engaging video title is not only essential for SEO, but it is also one of the best tactics for enticing viewers into watching your video. On this week's ReelSEO TubeTalk, we discuss the best ways of optimizing your video title tag.
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How-to Change a Facebook Video Thumbnail [Tutorial]

Video content on Facebook provides some of the best engagement for brands, but the default video thumbnail provided when you upload your video isn't always the most compelling, or relevant. We show you how you can edit your video upload to select the best image.
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11 Guaranteed Reasons Why No-one is Watching Your Video Content

It's an indisputable fact that using video as part of your marketing strategy can be incredibly effective. But what if, despite all of your efforts, your videos are attracting few views, and even less engagement? We show you 11 ways to turn that around in 2015.
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5 SEO Tools You Need to Use BEFORE Publishing a YouTube Video

Basic keyword research is a vital part of optimizing your video content, and something that you should do well before you even publish a video to YouTube, or another video site. We show you 5 Keyword, Trend Research, and SEO tools and techniques that will come in very handy for video SEO.
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Watch Time: A Guide to YouTube's TOP Search Ranking Factor

YouTube switched it's algorithm in late 2012 to focus on a new ranking factor called, "Watch Time." In this post, I take you through the history of YouTube's algorithm and ranking factors, discuss the reasoning behind why they've changed to "Watch Time," dive deep into the definition of watch-time, and highlight several best practices designed to influence and optimize for YouTube's most important ranking factor.
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YouTube Hovercards, Video Trimming, and Thumbnail Essentials

What is the YouTube hovercard and why is it important? How do you edit out a part of a video you don't want from an already-published video using Enhancements? How do you make YouTube thumbnails that will be clicked? We answer these questions and more this week on ReelSEO TubeTalk, the best podcast for YouTube Video Marketing Tips.
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YouTube Creator Discovery Handbook Part 1: Watch Time and Getting Found

YouTube has released another resource, aimed at video creators and marketers who want to get the most out of the site. The new YouTube Creator Discovery Handbook is full of advice, especially for those new to video marketing. In this post, we take a look at Watch Time, and the why YouTube wants all of it's users to be logged in.
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47 Different Ways to Promote Your YouTube Channel

When it comes to YouTube, what is it that makes your videos or your channel unique? What value are you providing to the community with your video content? If you can answer these questions, then promoting your channel should become easier for you, and we show you 47 different ways of doing just that!
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5 Tips To Increase Watch Time for Better YouTube Rankings

We all know that accumulating Watch Time on your YouTube videos is very important for how successfully they rank in search results. In this week's Creator's Tip, we give you 5 ideas for increasing the Watch Time on your video content.
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Video SEO, Playlist Thumbnails, and YouTube's Future

What are the top 3 factors that influence YouTube video SEO? How do you change your Playlist custom thumbnail image? What does YouTube's future hold? We answer these questions and more on this week's ReelSEO TubeTalk podcast.
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How TechSmith Optimizes YouTube Custom Thumbnails For Viewers

There are many recommend steps to optimizing a YouTube channel, including creating custom thumbnails. TechSmith explains how it created custom thumbnails that also work as an organizer to help viewers find what they are looking for. Optimizing custom thumbnails created a more polished and cohesive YouTube channel experience for TechSmith subscribers. .
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What Really Goes Into Making a Great Viral Video?

Everybody seems to want that 15 minutes of fame for their video, to capture that “lightning in a bottle” moment and monopolize water cooler conversations in offices across the country. But the question is, how do you get it?