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

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Silverback Edition

The first week of 2012 proved to be a strong one in the world of online video, as the new year did nothing to slow down the clever brands and amateurs piling up the views with creative videos. This week we have a few bloopers …

YouTube Channel To Watch In 2012 – Explanation Videos From CGP Grey

YouTube Channel To Watch In 2012   Explanation Videos From CGP Grey

When Common Craft pivoted their business into a educational video subscription service, a bit of a void was left in the universe. You see, Common Craft made the absolute best "explanation videos" around–their "Twitter In Plain English" was featured on Twitter's home page for ages …

After Much Consideration I Give You: The 32 Best Viral Videos Of 2011

After Much Consideration I Give You: The 32 Best Viral Videos Of 2011

Every week I watch entirely too much online video. I take the best ones that I find, and compile a weekly Friday viral video round up. And I don't want to be the only guy in the online video world that doesn't compile his own …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – New Years Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   New Years Edition

I originally intended to skip this column this week, instead replacing it with a year-end "best viral videos" round up that would cover all of the last 52 weeks in hilarious viral action. However, a funny thing happened throughout the week that I should have …

Videos That Didn’t Make The Cut – Other YouTube Hits From 2011

Videos That Didnt Make The Cut   Other YouTube Hits From 2011

One day, I hope, YouTube will make better filters for their site so that almost any search will be relevant to your needs.  For instance, the following is a list of videos that I had to use mad search skills to find.  You'd think two …

YouTube Slam – YouTube To Aid Video Discovery With Weekly Head-To-Head Video Battles

YouTube Slam   YouTube To Aid Video Discovery With Weekly Head To Head Video Battles

YouTube today announced YouTube Slam, a new "experiment" they cooked up with Google Research. On the surface, it's a pitch to fans to be a part of creating the next viral video sensation–the YouTube blog post says you can help discover the next Charlie Bit …

FedEx & UPS Learn Online Video Lessons The Hard Way

FedEx & UPS Learn Online Video Lessons The Hard Way

The video revolution is still a pretty young movement, and sometimes I think we're not really ready for all the challenges its going to bring–specifically with regard to privacy. I've been offering this advice for a few years: wherever you go in life, behave as …

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

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Lightsaber Edition

Friday is always a tough day to focus on work. With the weekend near, it can be hard to focus on the pile of paperwork in front of you. And since tomorrow's Christmas Eve, most of you are probably even more distracted than usual. Which …

Freddie Wong TV Commercial – EA Hires YouTube Star To Create Battlefield 3 Ad

Freddie Wong TV Commercial   EA Hires YouTube Star To Create Battlefield 3 Ad

We've come a long way, guys. Video games are no longer just for kids, but are now billion-dollar tentpole events. And creating videos is no longer just for people who can afford the expensive equipment. Freddie Wong is sort of the poster child for self-taught …

Make It Snow On YouTube Videos With YouTube Snowflake Button

Make It Snow On YouTube Videos With YouTube Snowflake Button

A few days ago Google caused a sensation, and cost millions of businesses lost productivity, with a little search Easter egg called "Let It Snow." Typing that exact phrase into the search box caused the page to snow on the results, and you could draw …

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