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Why Do Brands Make Viral Videos? And How Do You Make One for Your Brand?

Viewers love a good viral video - video content that is so informative or entertaining that they readily share it across their own social network feeds. Hardly a week goes by that you aren't shown a viral video from a friend, or are showing one to a friend yourself. But why do brands make them? What are the solid, measurable business objectives that can be achieved by making one?
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10 Video Marketing Lessons from the Top Brands and Video Creators of 2015

2015 has been an exceptional year for online video. We've seen some very memorable marketing campaigns, and been entertained by some amazing viral video content. Join us as we take a look at some of the best videos of the past 12 months, and the lessons brands and marketers can learn from them.
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The Brands and Agencies Behind the Most Popular Video Ads on YouTube

Finding success on YouTube isn't easy, even with a substantial marketing and advertising budget. YouTube has given a shout out to the top creative advertising and marketing agencies whose video content consistently appears at the top of the most watched ads leaderboard every month. It takes real talent to consistently produce the kind of videos that viewers will watch, share, and engage with.
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Why Micro Moments Matter for Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter Video

Google, Facebook, and Twitter have all recently released guidelines around micro moments. Micro moments are events that really matter to people like births, and marriages, or memorable sporting events. Video marketers need to be ready to make content that taps into these special moments in people's lives.
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Facebook Video Billionaires: Record Breaking August Views

For the first time ever, three Facebook pages have generated over 1 Billion video views in a single month. All are compilation pages, which upload video content that is going viral elsewhere, but their huge numbers of followers ensure that the video posts get millions of views per upload.
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16 Top Video Marketing Tips, Hacks, and Takeaways

VidSummit 2015 was a goldmine of information for video marketers, and we bring you 16 of the most actionable tips and takeaways from the event. If you couldn't make it, just spend 5 minutes reviewing what's working on YouTube and how you can take action now.
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Good Mythical Morning: YouTube Channel Review - Through the 'Reel' Wringer

Video marketing series 'Through the Wringer' takes an in-depth look at a leading YouTube channel and reviews the content, programming, marketing, and audience strategy for clues to success. This week, Rhett and Link's hugely successful weekday talk show 'Good Mythical Morning' gets the Reel Wringer treatment.
Airbnb vs. Uber: Which Brand Engages the Most Video Viewers? [Brand vs Brand] brand vs brand uber and airbnb video marketing 360x240

Airbnb vs. Uber: Which Brand Engages the Most Video Viewers? [Brand vs Brand]

Airbnb and Uber may not be direct competitors, but they are both leading brands in the 'on-demand' economy. We look at how both companies are using video to tell there particular stories, and find that there's plenty of room for improvement when it comes to driving an engaged audience.
Viral Video Roundup June 2015: Smore Entertainment All Round

Viral Video Roundup June 2015: S'more Entertainment All Round

Our viral video roundup for June 2015 includes a killer s'mores dip recipe which generated over 80 million views for Buzzfeed, some excellent examples of tentpole marketing around 50 Shades of Grey, and GTA, and some prankvertising that went horribly wrong.
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Why User-generated Video Needs the Same Protection as Branded Content

User-generated video content is often openly freebooted, with third parties monetizing that stolen content with little legal consequence. But UGC video deserves the same kind of rights management that branded content enjoys, but too many amateur creators are unaware of the protection they are entitled to.
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How Teeny Tiny Videos are Generating Huge Engagement on YouTube

Tiny cooking videos are one of the hottest food and cooking trends on YouTube right now. Viewers have a real appetite for watching steady-handed chefs create incredible gourmet treats using miniature utensils and candle-powered cookware.