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You Talkin' to ME? Why Some TV Personalities FAIL on YouTube [Creator's Tip #51]

You Talkin to ME? Why Some TV Personalities FAIL on YouTube [Creators Tip #51]

Why is it that some television personalities can capture the attention of millions of TV viewers, but when they transition online or create unique online video content for a place like YouTube, they have a harder time attracting viewers and capturing a sustainable audience? For this week's Creator's Tip ...

How to Increase Video Views & Maximize Distribution via Integrated Media Channel Promotion

How to Increase Video Views & Maximize Distribution via Integrated Media Channel Promotion

We've probably discussed virtually every way you can promote your video through our coverage of the YouTube Creator Playbook and the YouTube Advertiser Playbook.  But it's nice to have a list of the types of media channels you can use and break those down into ...

Video Marketers Need to See the Big Picture: Lee Odden on the New Approach to OPTIMIZE

Video Marketers Need to See the Big Picture: Lee Odden on the New Approach to OPTIMIZE

Video marketers are well aware that great content can increase a brand's online reach - but what happens when search engine optimization can actually harm those marketing efforts? We asked Lee Odden, CEO of TopRank Online Marketing and author of ”Optimize: How to Attract and ...

Top Lessons Learned in Marketing Video Across Social Networks and What Works for Me!

Top Lessons Learned in Marketing Video Across Social Networks and What Works for Me!

Promoting video via social media can seem like an easy option – after all, it’s free, easy to use, and gets you an immediate audience of millions, right? Well, in my experience, if you do it properly, it’s hard, continuous work, but can prove rewarding. ...

Taco Bell Turns A Town's Disappointment Into Opportunity With Latest Viral Video

Taco Bell Turns A Towns Disappointment Into Opportunity With Latest Viral Video

Brands should obviously do considerable research into anything where their brand might be able to do something good for the community, and then shoot it for posterity if it makes good content.  For instance, Taco Bell heard that the people of Bethel, Alaska were disappointed ...

Social Marketing Success for Brands: Socialbakers Shares Recipe in Time for London 2012 Olympics

Social Marketing Success for Brands: Socialbakers Shares Recipe in Time for London 2012 Olympics

Socialbakers has added YouTube to its Analytics PRO dashboard, which means that brands can now measure the effectiveness of their social marketing campaigns across three major social media networks. This includes Facebook, which had 157.0 million unique visitors in the U.S. in May 2012, according ...

Understanding Paid vs Owned vs Earned Views in Video Marketing - [ReelPop Q&A]

Understanding Paid vs Owned vs Earned Views in Video Marketing   [ReelPop Q&A]

What are the differences between earned, owned and paid media and how do they work together in a video marketing campaign?

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 ...

The Impact of Editorial Video Content in Search Marketing: Interview with Touchstorm & KBS+P: Part 2

The Impact of Editorial Video Content in Search Marketing: Interview with Touchstorm & KBS+P: Part 2

In Part 1 of our interview with Touchstorm's Alison Provost and Jeff Martin and KBS+P's Jonah Bloom, we talked a lot about what these two companies want to achieve for brands through editorial video content.  In the second part of the interview, we talk a ...

The Top 2012 UK Viral Marketing Videos Show the Big Boys How it’s Done

The Top 2012 UK Viral Marketing Videos Show the Big Boys How it’s Done

The leading UK viral marketing videos in the first quarter of 2012 show an interesting mix of big money production and fledgling original successes – and prove that to be a major player in the viral video world doesn't necessarily require a vast budget. The most shared video ...

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 ...

Video Content Marketing and How it Works for Brands: Interview with Touchstorm & KBS+P Part1

Video Content Marketing and How it Works for Brands: Interview with Touchstorm & KBS+P Part1

Recently, I had the pleasure of talking to Touchstorm's Alison Provost and Jeff Martin along with KBS+P's Jonah Bloom.  What Touchstorm and KBS specialize in is editorial video content for brands.  This is where the brand takes the stance of an educator, providing information about ...

ING DIRECT Canada Lends Business Video Marketing Tips You Can Take To The Bank [Case Study]

ING DIRECT Canada Lends Business Video Marketing Tips You Can Take To The Bank [Case Study]

ING DIRECT Canada isn’t like a typical bank. For one thing, they have no branches – because their customers do everything by Internet or phone. Since entering the Canadian market 15 years ago, ING DIRECT has evolved from being a savings-centric bank to offering products such ...

4 Key Considerations for Business-to-Business Video Content [ReelPop Q&A]

4 Key Considerations for Business to Business Video Content [ReelPop Q&A]

ReelPop Q&A is a weekly question and answer series made possible by Poptent.  Each week we will choose to answer one question from a reader relating to best practices and strategies for online video marketing and advertising.  If you would like us to answer your ...

What Distribution Strategies Are Most Effective for Branded Video Marketing? [ReelPop Q&A]

What Distribution Strategies Are Most Effective for Branded Video Marketing? [ReelPop Q&A]

What's the single most effective distribution strategy for branded video marketing campaigns? First-off, it's important to decide before embarking on any video marketing strategy what metrics are most important for you and plan accordingly. Your success metrics will not only effect your distribution strategy, but they will also influence your video content itself. Here are several considerations and things to think about before you determine your distribution strategy.