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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 …

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

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Super Bowl Edition

When history looks back on this week in the viral video world, the only thing they'll remember is the Super Bowl and all the various online video buzz the commercials generated. The truth is, there were a lot of great videos this week, and only …

Moe’s Southwest Grill Takes A Page From Will It Blend, Scores Big YouTube Hit

Moes Southwest Grill Takes A Page From Will It Blend, Scores Big YouTube Hit

Lately it seems like I'm always finding a great example of branded content.  If you're an advertiser looking to make a splash, destroying things to make a point seems to be a good thing to try.  With Blendtec, they've blasted off with branded content showing …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – YouTube Update Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   YouTube Update Edition

As usual, there was plenty of news in the online video world this past week. And as usual, you were probably a bit too busy to keep up with all of it. We saw more major updates to YouTube's design and services, some important Google …

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

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Singing Obama Edition

After YouTube's latest updates yesterday to the Browse page, many of you probably spent some time casually playing around with it to see what's new. If you did, you might have come across some of the selections in this week's round up of the best …

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