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Viral Videos Are Not Vital: Another Reminder For Businesses Looking To Video

Viral Videos Are Not Vital: Another Reminder For Businesses Looking To Video

I saw a story coming out of SXSW over the weekend that featured Jeremy Sanchez of Global Strategies and Robert John Davies of Ogilvy, who ran a panel explaining that businesses looking to get into video shouldn't be aiming to become a viral sensation.  And …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons – Guacamole Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Guacamole Edition

You simply can't have your finger on the pulse of the viral video audience–their wants and needs as viewers–without keeping an eye on the current crop of popular videos. Brands and individuals find viral success every week, and each one can help teach video creators …

Creating Viral Videos Vs. Evergreen Videos – The Reel Web Creator Tip #29

Creating Viral Videos Vs. Evergreen Videos   The Reel Web Creator Tip #29

Creating viral videos is something a lot of people try to do, but creating evergreen videos that have on-going views instead of a flash-in-the-pan spike is perhaps more beneficial in the long-term. For this week's Creators Tip, Tim Schmoyer of ReelSEO talks with Kevin Nalty, …

Peugeot Presents Racy Interactive Video To Sell A Lifestyle, Cars

Peugeot Presents Racy Interactive Video To Sell A Lifestyle, Cars

There are a number of ways video makers can get their audience to become active viewers.  We always talk about calls-to-action within videos, asking your viewers to comment, answer questions, subscribe, etc.  Those calls-to-action get people talking about your video and if you're really good …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons – Car Crash Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Car Crash Edition

Every week we try to bring you a cross section of some of the week's best viral videos from brands and individuals. In most cases, there's something we can learn and apply to our own video marketing efforts for every one of the examples–though if …

Only 16% Of Your Facebook Friends See Your Shared Videos

Only 16% Of Your Facebook Friends See Your Shared Videos

Today's big Facebook marketing/advertising event contained a ton of new information for anyone who uses Facebook to reach customers. And Techcrunch pulled out one little nugget that I thought most of you would need or want to see: Only 16% of your Facebook friends, whether …

How Long Until YouTube Views Lose All Meaning?

How Long Until YouTube Views Lose All Meaning?

I would rather have 10 video views from actual engaged viewers who are connecting to the content than have a million useless views from non-engaged or paid viewers. I really mean that. I know a lot of people who would hear me say that, and …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons – Borderlands 2 Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Borderlands 2 Edition

Another week, another fantastic assortment of hilarious and entertaining viral video hits. There were bridges blown up, mysterious snow circles created, impressive acapella work, movie trailers, and a host of other popular video clips. Since there is a host of valuable marketing information and strategy …

Social Video & Real World Publicity Stunts Go Hand In Hand

Social Video & Real World Publicity Stunts Go Hand In Hand

Publicity stunts are as old as the notion of publicity itself. As soon as business owners realized good word of mouth and positive buzz and generate more interest and revenue, many of them started dreaming up publicity stunts. Even as viral video campaigns become the …

Leverage: A Computer Company Should Take Advantage Of Facebook Parenting Video

Leverage: A Computer Company Should Take Advantage Of Facebook Parenting Video

By now, most of you have probably seen the "Facebook Parenting: For the troubled teen" video.  The 8-minute video has collected 27 million views in two weeks, and it's famous for a father shooting up his daughter's laptop.  Of course, YouTubers have already gone parody …

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