Political video ads claimed 3 out of the 10 most viewed video ads on YouTube in January 2016. With caucus and primary season heating up, the candidates in the U.S. election race are turning to YouTube to get their message across.
Given the huge amount of video content available on the Internet, marketers need to be aware of their options when it comes to reaching as much of their target audience as they can. If brands don’t already have millions of subscribers, likes, or followers, they’ll need to seed their video content when it launches, which means investing in paid promotion.
Although Fortune 50 companies can afford to advertise on television, their target viewers are watching as much video online as they’re watching on TV. And a huge number of that target audience is consuming video via their smartphones and tablets. That's why it's essential that those big companies need to embrace video as part of their mobile digital marketing strategy.
Did you know that 40% of baby product consumers actually live in homes without children? Or that only 31% of mobile searchers for video games are men ages 18 to 34? Video advertisers could be missing out on a huge share of audience and never even know about it.
There are huge budgets available to promote video campaigns, but how are the frontrunners in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election faring when it comes to engagements? Anyone can buy video views, but we're much more interested in how election videos are actually engaging the average viewer.
YouTube's Robert Kyncl gave the keynote speech at #CES2016, and delivered the kind of strategic insight, critical data, tactical advice, and latest trends in the digital video marketing business that will give you a colossal return on that investment. We have the full unmissable transcript of the speech that you won't want to miss.
Super Bowl 2016 is a golden opportunity for the big brands to get their products and services in front of consumers. But as online video advertising continues to reach and engage more people, just how much ROI can a TV only ad campaign provide?
CES 2016 starts this week, and if you are part of a marketing department that creates and promotes video content, it's definitely worth keeping an eye on the news coming out of Las Vegas, even if you can't attend in person. We show you how to keep in touch with the trends and announcements from this year's CES show.
2015 was a momentous year in video marketing, so let's take a look back at 15 of the most read, shared, and talked-about ReelSEO posts of 2015. These are the articles that offered the best strategic insights, critical data, tactical advice, and trends in the digital video marketing business. We hoped they helped you in 2015, and prove to be invaluable for 2016.
Video marketers and advertisers may not know how fast YouTube changes from year to year. But those changes can have a serious impact on any video marketing teams planning for 2016. And we're not talking about how many new videos are being added each year.
A lack of a strategy, and an inadequate budget, can seriously impact a good video marketing campaign. But 71% of video marketing teams who have overcome these obstacles and found success with video are prepared to pour even more budget into video campaigns because they work so well for raising visibility, and increasing lead generation.
Consumers are increasingly turning online to research and review the car they are looking to purchase, and video is playing a big part in the customer sales cycle. Nearly 70% of people who used YouTube as part of their car buying process were influenced by what they watched.
The online video landscape has changed and the balance of power now resides with the audience and influential video creators, rather than with the brands and advertisers. Great video content will always do well, but it's community engagement that is now king, and brands and marketing teams need to build a different kind of relationship with consumers.
A new hard-hitting industry report argues that marketing agencies, and brands, along with old-school broadcasters and media companies are so out of touch with the new social and digital rules that they risk ending up as outcasts. Marketing is all about the audience - not the marketers.
Facebook has fired its biggest shot across the bow to YouTube, promising to innovate the platform so the site becomes the best place to watch and share videos. With more than 8 billion video views every day on Facebook, the site is taking its investment in video, mobile and advertising very seriously indeed.