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Kick-Start Your Video Traffic With AdWords for Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook - Part 7

Kick Start Your Video Traffic With AdWords for Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook   Part 7

The first few sections of the YouTube Advertiser Playbook play out like a mini-Creator Playbook.  In the section named, "Promoting Your Business," the Advertiser Playbook talks a great deal about AdWords for Video and getting your videos and ad campaign seen by inserting them into ...

Video Marketing That Is Hilarious... And A Bit Scary: How Far Would You Go to Get A Free Pack of Fantastic Delites?

Video Marketing That Is Hilarious... And A Bit Scary: How Far Would You Go to Get A Free Pack of Fantastic Delites?

July has been a treasure trove of brands using video in great ways to promote their business.  Just yesterday, we were talking about Taco Bell and DC Shoes and their excellent use of video promoting content over traditional advertising.  Fantastic Delites, made by Fantastic Snacks, ...

A List of Online File Sharing Tools to Send Large Files (Like Video)

A List of Online File Sharing Tools to Send Large Files (Like Video)

There are loads of sites that allow you to send large files like video over the internet, bypassing the file-size limits of your everyday e-mail provider.  In general, many of these are the same, but some allow larger sizes than others, some use a cloud, ...

7 Tricks to Optimize Your Video's Title for Search & Social [Creator's Tip #46]

7 Tricks to Optimize Your Videos Title for Search & Social [Creators Tip #46]

When you think about your title, you have to realize that it’s the first thing the viewer sees when evaluating whether or not to watch your video--whether that's from a search result, or via your social network.  It’s important that a title works well for ...

Reaching Wider Audiences & Creating Discussion Through Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook - Part 6

Reaching Wider Audiences & Creating Discussion Through Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook   Part 6

There is nothing better than posting a video on YouTube and getting a discussion started, creating a dialogue about the content you created.  Of course, you hope that discussion is positive, and people are raving about what a great video it is.  Another thing you ...

What Makes a Video Go Viral? 3 Unruly Tips for Social Video Success

What Makes a Video Go Viral? 3 Unruly Tips for Social Video Success

Unruly Media announced the world's first social video lab last Wednesday and we were able to ask Dan Best, Unruly's Planning Director, some questions about it.  It's a lab that was created to turn the virality of a video from a question to a science, to give brands ...

Channel Discovery and Design for Brands: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook - Part 5

Channel Discovery and Design for Brands: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook   Part 5

The Advertiser Playbook isn't much different from the Creator Playbook as it gets into this section, but for brands, it might be more important to have a nice channel layout that attracts the eye.  For those of you who'd like to take a look back ...

YouTube's Keyword Suggestion Tool Stinks for Keyword Research, Works Great for Amusement

YouTubes Keyword Suggestion Tool Stinks for Keyword Research, Works Great for Amusement

One tool YouTube gives creators is the Keyword Suggestion Tool.  This "keyword research" tool allows you to enter a basic phrase as to what your video is about, and then it gives you a list of possible keywords and phrases that you can attribute to ...

The #1 Key to a Successful Video Marketing Content Strategy (Creator's Tip #44)

It doesn't matter whether you are producing video for fun, profit or to market your brand, products or services, all video content has some kind of strategy surrounding it whether you are aware of it or not. In this week's Creator's Tip, we address the ...

How To Spot Black Hat YouTube SEO & Spamming in Action

How To Spot Black Hat YouTube SEO & Spamming in Action

Awhile back, we pointed out a video that obviously paid for its views, or found some sort of loophole in the system that had trumped up the view count.  These bought views (spam), either by bots or other services, obviously don't represent real engagement, but ...