BeautyCon, and other industry events that bring enthusiastic creators and fans together over a shared passion, are an absolute goldmine for video marketing teams and brands to find influencers to endorse their product or service.
Video is undoubtedly one of the most effective marketing vehicles for the travel industry. As part of its successful 'Find Yours' campaign, Expedia leveraged both user-generated and professionally-produced video content to communicate the emotional journey that travel can unlock.
From the amount of hype and buzz other video sites have received in the past couple of years, you'd think YouTube was dead in the water. But far from it. Google's video platform still has some killer features that make it the king of online video.
As part of its 10th birthday celebrations, YouTube has confirmed the winning video ads of the past decade. We take a look at the top 5 and give video marketers feedback on 8 of the best practices for successful video ads, as well as 2 strategies to avoid.
These days, there are so many stats around video content and viewer behavior that it takes a real expert to pull out the information most valuable to video marketing teams. We take a look at 12 of the most important slides from the brand new '2015 Internet Trends Report', and give you 3 good reasons why you should read them right now.
According to new research carried out by the social network, 82% of Twitter users will watch a video on the platform, with 41% confirming they turn to Twitter to discover new video content. The site itself wants to introduce a 'Related Videos' feature “get people to binge on videos as they do on YouTube.”
Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks both use video to promote their brand, products, and ethos to their target audience, and beyond. But which company is succeeding in engaging viewers, and what lessons can be learnt by other video marketers?
The Meerkat app works with Twitter to bring live-streaming video to the social network, and it's creating quite the buzz in the online video industry. As long as somebody has the link to your Meerkat stream they can view it on their desktop or iOS devices.
As a brand, you may not think social video is a vital part of your digital marketing presence. But sites like Facebook, Vine, Instagram, and yes, YouTube, are where your audience are watching the videos your competitors are posting. It's time to get aligned with social media for 2015.
Facebook users are uploading 75% more video to the social networking site compared to this time last year. The site's video auto-play feature means that more than 50% of daily users watch at least one video a day.
Details about the new Twitter video player have been spotted, and they give users some insight into what they can expect. One feature is that videos have to be directly uploaded to Twitter, so no YouTube links or embeds allowed.
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.
While Facebook remains the social network with the most users, more online adults visit YouTube every month to watch video content. But in the last 6 months, Facebook has only seen a 2% growth in users, compared to 25% for YouTube.
With just a few weeks left to the end of the year, a new report confirms the most shared video ads of 2014. It's no surprise to see Activia and Shakira at the top of the chart, with plenty of old favorites like 'First Kiss', and 'Devil Baby Attack' making an appearance too.