Creating consistent, interesting, and relevant video content can be a daunting task, particularly if you are relying on that content to drive sales or other types of conversion. Luckily there are some fantastic, free tools on the market that can help you identify trending topics to give you plenty of ideas.
YouTube is a global phenomenon so it’s obvious that the viewing habits of users will differ wildly depending where in the world they are. A new tool from MIT tells us what’s been trending where and which videos have an international reach.
What is one to do when all the analysis has been well…analyzed? Thank goodness for Google’s Think Insights, which tells us the reasons why memes are important, or why we’re watching certain ads on YouTube, or…even something completely different.
YouTube Trends has added a map that will allow you to see what videos are conquering which regions of the country, complete with nifty clickable thumbnails. You can break it down by age, gender, views and shares, and just have a grand old time interpreting the data.
PSY’s “Gangnam Style” is at 1.5 billion views an counting. Really, his next effort, “Gentleman,” had nowhere to go but up based on all the goodwill generated by his first song. The second video mirrors the success we see from a lot from sequels in the movie industry.
After we talked about what we’d like YouTube to do for uploaders and viewers, now it’s the advertisers’ turn. What would they really want out of the YouTube experience if they could make wishes and get it to happen? Consider this Part 3 of The YouTube Wish List, in which we rub our magic lamps and hope the genie has YouTube skills.
Google Trends now has YouTube searches going back to 2008. You want to know when certain topics are trending? Go to Google Trends and enter in some search terms. It’s a good way to figure out some tentpoling opportunities, or just spending time analyzing good old-fashioned data.
Many are comparing the YouTube "Harlem Shake" craze to PSY's "Gangnam Style," but the relative ease at which people can do a 30-second video and upload it to YouTube has more shades of the "S*** [People] Say" phenomenon that took place after "S*** Girls Say" …
YouTube Trends announced a whole bunch of other Top 10/Trending lists over the weekend, breaking down the videos into specific genres. Some of them seem kind of a stretch or too vague, like "Top 10 Eye-Popping Videos" or "Top 10 Awe-Inspiring Videos," but hey, any …
I’m very confident that Internet marketers and video content producers can use YouTube to make 2012 presidential election predictions. And, by that, I mean you can use YouTube to make accurate 2012 presidential election predictions. How is this even remotely possible? According to RealClearPolitics, Mitt …