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Social Snap: The Sharpest Social Media Analytics Tool in the Shed

Social Snap: The Sharpest Social Media Analytics Tool in the Shed

We interviewed Nan Dawkins, founder and CEO of Social Snap, a service that measures unique metrics such as True Twitter Network Size, Average Engagement per Facebook Post, and Blog Comment to Post Ratio as well as YouTube Total Post Likes.

HOW TO: Use Annotations to Increase YouTube Views, Rankings, and More [Creator's Tip #74]

HOW TO: Use Annotations to Increase YouTube Views, Rankings, and More [Creators Tip #74]

On this week's Creator's Tip, we collaborated with Matt Ballek of VidiSEO to share with you some of the top reasons why you should be utilizing annotations regularly in your videos and to show you several tips and tricks to use YouTube's annotations effectively to increase video views, subscribers, and rankings.

Website Link Annotations, Creator Playbook 3.0, Foreign Language Captioning, & More... [Reel Web #68]

Website Link Annotations, Creator Playbook 3.0, Foreign Language Captioning, & More... [Reel Web #68]

On this week's ReelWeb, we cover several YouTube news updates from the past week including yet another update to the Creator Playbook along with a revamped Creator's Hub, new YouTube annotation functionality that lets you link your videos to your own website, and additional foreign language ...

Video in Email Doubles CTR for Ragan Communications [Case Study]

Video in Email Doubles CTR for Ragan Communications [Case Study]

Ragan Communications and Marketing Sherpa recently released a case study that looked at the effectiveness of their video email marketing campaign which had an interesting data point in it, the fact that the video emails had double the clickthrough rate as two other types of ...

The Rise of Long Form Video Demands New Advertising Strategies [Report]

The Rise of Long Form Video Demands New Advertising Strategies [Report]

In the Ooyala Q2 Global Video Index, we found out that Length, Size, Going to Completion Matter. Now, it's time to take a look at Q3 and see how things are shaking out. As you can tell from the title, long form online video content ...

Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Dead Camera Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Dead Camera Edition

On Monday we were on site for a night of shooting and the brand new, less than a month old, Canon 60D stops working and won't start up. ARGH! A whole day lost. But that doesn't mean you lose out on the weekly news round ...

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 ...

How to Diagnose and Fix (not set) Visits from Flowplayer in Google Analytics

How to Diagnose and Fix (not set) Visits from Flowplayer in Google Analytics

Webmasters using Flowplayer 3.2 or earlier may have woken up to a pleasant surprise in Google Analytics the day after implementation. Visits doubled overnight, but how is that possible? Don’t get too excited because half of those visits are most likely fake visits. Flowplayer 3.2 ...

How To Outrank the Competition in YouTube Search [Reel Web #63]

How To Outrank the Competition in YouTube Search [Reel Web #63]

Over the past couple of weeks, there have been a ton of changes at YouTube including a major change to their search algorithm, new annotations functionality, testing of a completely overhauled site design, and a lot of other stuff.  In this week's ReelWeb, we take ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - The 128,000 Foot Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   The 128,000 Foot Edition

Over the weekend some teams won, some teams lost, some teams finally lived to my expectations. However, that's all sports and we have to get on to talking about the online video news. A big thing this week is Providence Equity Partners selling their 10% ...

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