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Tips for Optimizing Video Ad Campaigns on Tablets

Tips for Optimizing Video Ad Campaigns on Tablets

Rhythm put out their Q2 2012 Insights report which looks at advertising that's delivered to tablets and mobiles and they found some interesting things in regards to tablets, in my opinion. It seems that many tablets commonly have more than one user, so if you're ...

Online Video Doesn't Need to Replace TV, and Won't

Online Video Doesnt Need to Replace TV, and Wont

We all know the numbers, or at least, have an idea.  Online video burst on the scene not too long ago, and we have studies upon studies about how well it's doing and where we think it's going.  For every study that shows amazing growth, ...

4 Tips for Optimizing Your Online Video Ad Campaigns

4 Tips for Optimizing Your Online Video Ad Campaigns

Ooyala put out their Global Video Index for Q2 2012 recently and Longtail Video dropped some stats about video consumption through their products. I've been digging through the data trying to glean some interesting insights and I've got a handful for you today, video viewing ...

How to Increase Views and Exposure in YouTube with Custom Branded Thumbnails

How to Increase Views and Exposure in YouTube with Custom Branded Thumbnails

Video thumbnails are one of the most underutilized facets of video marketing. With YouTube now rolling out the capability for all partners to upload custom thumbnails, it's going to become even more important to create thumbnails that set yourself apart from the rest of the ...

How to Develop Fresh Ideas for Creative Video Content [Creator's Tip #55]

On this week's Creator's Tip, Josh Rimer, a popular YouTube comedian and song parody producer (YouTube.com/JoshRimer), talks to us about how he developed his creative process and in particular, how he goes about coming up with fresh ideas for his video content on an ongoing basis. 4 Tips for ...

Keys to Success with Business to Business (B2B) Video

Keys to Success with Business to Business (B2B) Video

A week and a half ago at SES San Francisco 2012, I moderated a session entitled “Keys to Success with B2B Video.” The speakers were Leslie Drate, Manager of Social Media, Cisco, and Mark Robertson, Founder, ReelSEO. Now, I could try to tell you what ...

Best Practices for Building User-Friendly Connected TV Applications

Best Practices for Building User Friendly Connected TV Applications

So I started doing some research to compile what I could on making apps for the connected TV platform. I tried to find all the API guides and docs I could find as well as some basic tips on creating a good user experience for ...

The YouTube Advertiser Playbook Index and Overview

The YouTube Advertiser Playbook Index and Overview

We just finished our coverage of the YouTube Advertiser Playbook, which shares a lot of things in common with the YouTube Creator Playbook, but it's geared more towards brands and small businesses.  Both playbooks contain extremely valuable information, and it was our pleasure to break ...

10 Video Campaign and Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits and Social Causes

10 Video Campaign and Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits and Social Causes

I interviewed Michael Hoffman, President of the video agency See3 communications, specializing in video strategies and campaigns for non-profits and cause marketing. Back in 2006, See3 created the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards, which they run with YouTube, to honor the best uses of video by ...

How-To Make How-To Videos: An Eager Audience Awaits Your Skills and Knowledge

How To Make How To Videos: An Eager Audience Awaits Your Skills and Knowledge

This may not be any surprise to those who work in the realm of video and the internet in general, but "how-to" is one of the most important and sought-after phrases in the world of search.  Awhile back, we talked to Touchstorm and KBS+P, media ...