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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 …

Small Business Video Marketing Strategies: Use What You’ve Got

Small Business Video Marketing Strategies: Use What Youve Got

In this week's viral video round up, I included an adorable clip making the rounds of a bear cub and wolf cub playing together. The combined effects of the odd pairing and the cute behavior has led to more than 1.5 million views, tens of …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons – Star Wars Guitar Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Star Wars Guitar Edition

The week's best viral videos contained a mix of the old standbys and new trailblazers. We've got branded social video successes, both the kind created by the brand itself and the kind that tends to come from consumers who are super-fans. We've also got some …

Ed Begley, Jr. Looks To Fund Green-Living Web Series Through Kickstarter

Ed Begley, Jr. Looks To Fund Green Living Web Series Through Kickstarter

Back when I was growing up, Ed Begley, Jr. was best known as Dr. Victor Ehrlich on St. Elsewhere.  But now, he's best known as a true green-living individual who rides his bike everywhere, a somewhat viral video on YouTube where he and Fox anchor …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons – Ping Pong Baby Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Ping Pong Baby Edition

I always send various videos that I collect throughout the week for this column to friends and family, and it usually gives me a pretty good indication of whether or not the column has a good cross-section of different video types and tones. And this …

Will Ferrell, Old Milwaukee, & The Super Bowl Ad Only North Platte Saw

Will Ferrell, Old Milwaukee, & The Super Bowl Ad Only North Platte Saw

Old Milwaukee Beer and Funny Or Die put Will Ferrell in a 30-second ad during the Super Bowl, only to seen in the North Platte, Nebraska market.  No doubt, the move was made to buy a cheaper Super Bowl ad.  But the unusual nature of …

How To Make Online Video Work For Your Business

How To Make Online Video Work For Your Business

It's a digital world. From the web, to TV, to mobile phones, the digital age is here to stay, and businesses are increasingly realising its potential to reach not just a wider audience, but any audience at all. With research showing that over 90% of us …

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