The 2016 NewFronts showcased a host of new online video initiatives from big brands like The New York Times, Hulu, Hearst, and Playboy. We take a look at how media companies are investing big in video content in 2016.
In its annual Brandcast event, YouTube confirmed that it reaches more US 18-49 year-olds during prime time than the top 10 TV shows combined, and that brands who advertise on YouTube rather than TV during primetime reach 56% more of this age group.
Did you know that you can use sequential retargeting as part of your Google Adwords for YouTube advertising campaign? By specifically targeting viewers based on their previous actions, you can return different content based on where they are in the sales funnel.
Taco Bell has been using video as part of its digital marketing strategy since 2011, and the brand is active across most of the main social video platforms. Facebook is driving 92% of its video views, but Instagram Video is generating the most engagement.
There were some amazing takeaways and tips for brands, creators, and video marketers from this year's Social Media Marketing World. We're a long way from the days when social media marketers viewed video and YouTube as a small piece of the content marketing pie, at #SMMW16 video took its place as king of online content.
YouTube Interactive Cards are the shiny, updated annotations that also work on mobile devices. We take a look at how you can boost engagement on your YouTube videos from using one of the newest - Poll Cards.
When it comes to video marketing, Turkish Airlines is flying circles around the world’s largest airline brands. So, what do a lot of the smaller airlines know about video marketing that most of the bigger airlines don’t?
According to the latest online video ranking leaderboards from Tubular, BuzzFeed, Justin Bieber, NowThisNews, and the WWE were some of the top video creators across the big social video platforms in March 2016.
The NBA is one of the most watched sports brands on Facebook, Instagram, Vine, and YouTube, so if video marketers want to pick up a few tips for a winning social video marketing strategy, then they should take a closer look at some of NBA's tactics.
In October 2015, Xbox hosted a six-hour live-streamed event on YouTube which helped Halo 5 break sales records for the brand. Over the course of the event, around 8M viewers tuned in, with a dedicated 700K gamers staying for the full 6 hours.
Getting your videos to appear in YouTube's 'Suggested Videos' section can not only boost views to your content and channel, it can also lead to increased watch-time - YouTube's #1 ranking factor. We have 7 genuine expert tips that can increase the chances of YouTube recommending your video.
Who would have thought that a YouTube channel whose only content revolves around crushing mundane everyday items with an hydraulic press would generate over 41M views in just 30 days. That's the power of community engagement on Reddit.
13-24 years olds, or Generation Z, are consuming far more free, and paid, online video than TV on average these days. And they are becoming more reliant than ever on social video to connect them to the outside world, and especially to their peers.