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The Case Against YouTube: Smarter Video Marketing Strategies for 2014

The Case Against YouTube: Smarter Video Marketing Strategies for 2014

Due to its sheer size and popularity, YouTube has always commanded the lion’s share of the attention and buzz when it comes to video marketing. However, it’s important to look beyond YouTube and consider additional video distribution networks,

7 Questions You MUST Answer Before Making That Branded Video

7 Questions You MUST Answer Before Making That Branded Video

Before you commit precious marketing resources and budget to creating your corporate or branded video, ask yourself 7 honest questions about why you are making it and who is going to see it. Raising these questions, and providing well thought-out answers, will ensure you’re telling the strongest story possible.

Managing Your Digital Marketing Team: How To Avoid Getting it Wrong

Managing Your Digital Marketing Team: How To Avoid Getting it Wrong

ReelSEO already dedicates a huge number of resources to teach best practices to internet marketers and video content producers. But what about the managers and directors of those teams? We take a look at some of the best practices managers need to know.

Winning at Kickstarter, But UGC is Building Brand Awareness

Winning at Kickstarter, But UGC is Building Brand Awareness

There have been some spectacular successes on Kickstarter, particularly for some of the more innovative gadgets but what happens after the campaign is over? If your product is good enough, you may just earn your company some extraordinarily invaluable user-generated video content.

The YouTube Generation: Using Video In Your Digital Outreach

The YouTube Generation: Using Video In Your Digital Outreach

Using video in your digital outreach is no longer aspirational, it should be mandatory. The YouTube Generation demands the type of content that is entertaining, accessible, easily digestible and speaks to them - and for that, video is the perfect medium.

Why There Is Only One YouTube Metric You Need To Optimize

Why There Is Only One YouTube Metric You Need To Optimize

While views and likes are a quick and easy way to measure how your video may be faring against others, when it comes to YouTube, building up your subscriber base is by far the most effective metric available. Consistent growth here means that viewers find your content valuable and entertaining.

How To Create a Custom YouTube Subscription Email List [Creator's Tip #124]

How To Create a Custom YouTube Subscription Email List [Creators Tip #124]

On this week's Creator's Tip, we show you how to set up your own custom email subscriber list. This is so handy for notifying any customers or fans you have that may miss out on your video content because they don't use YouTube or Google + on a daily or even a weekly basis.

Happy Festivus, Merry Christmas, Joyous Kwanzaa, and a Good Boxing Day

Happy Festivus, Merry Christmas, Joyous Kwanzaa, and a Good Boxing Day

We bring you more annual predictions about online video marketing for 2014 in the form of grievances, presents, gifts, and Christmas boxes. Happy Festivus, Christmas and Kwanzaa to all the readers of ReelSEO.com. Have a great holiday season!

Four Tips for Creating A Video Marketing Strategy For An Online Store [Case Study]

Four Tips for Creating A Video Marketing Strategy For An Online Store [Case Study]

Video marketing can be a very effective way of getting your message across to your customers in a number of ways, especially if you want to reach them directly regarding a sales offer or a company update. We bring you 4 solid tips for an online store video strategy.

What It Really Takes For Video Content To Go Viral [Case Study]

What It Really Takes For Video Content To Go Viral [Case Study]

What are the mechanisms behind a viral video? JukinVideo opens up its YouTube analytics to help marketers and brands better understand the process of virality. They show ReelSEO just what it took for one video to attract 5 million views in 7 days.

Action! Making Memorable Marketing Videos for the Holidays

Action! Making Memorable Marketing Videos for the Holidays

The battle to win the hearts and minds of shoppers in the festive season is ferocious. How do you make your video ads stand out so they engage the viewer and drive those all important sales for Christmas?

How Video Content Appeals To Different Personality Types

How Video Content Appeals To Different Personality Types

Want to reach out to people and engage them with video? There are four basic personality types and understanding these and what makes them tick, can help guide you in the creation of the right content to appeal to at least one of them.

Fab Five Food and Fast Food Brands on YouTube, Instagram and Vine

Fab Five Food and Fast Food Brands on YouTube, Instagram and Vine

Food brands are embracing online video as never before. Cornetto, Oreo and Chipotle are using YouTube, Vine and Instagram video in an innovative and creative way and are reaping the social sharing rewards.

Your Video Doesn't Need To Go Viral To Make A Difference

Your Video Doesnt Need To Go Viral To Make A Difference

Achieving corporate success with video does not necessarily require 1 million YouTube views. Sometimes a well-calculated strike to your target audience from a credible expert can make all the difference, even when that audience is relatively small.

ReelSEO's Viral Video Of The Week: Kmart's "Show Your Joe"

ReelSEOs Viral Video Of The Week: Kmarts Show Your Joe

Kmart have annoyed a section of their customer base yet again this year with their new Christmas ad that features men in boxer shorts dancing out the tune to "Jingle Bells" with some slick hip action. Kmart are refusing to pull the ad which has already attracted nearly 10 million views in 5 days.