Social Video

Social Video = Social Media + Online Video +/_ Marketing. What is social media and how does web video play a role in social media marketing? These news articles, tips, interviews, research, how-to tutorials, etc… are focused on the interplay of social media and online video. Learn how to leverage hosted video and/or video from video sharing sites like YouTube across social media outlets like Facebook, Linked-in, Twitter and Digg.

New Features Help Manage Global Online Video Campaigns with Multiple Teams in TubeMogul OneLoad

New Features Help Manage Global Online Video Campaigns with Multiple Teams in TubeMogul OneLoad

In Star Trek, on the Enterprise, you generally have a bridge full of officers, each with their own particular field of expertise and list of responsibilities. Not surprisingly, enterprise-level business is much the same way, with the board room and executive levels being much like ...

Going Beyond ‘Content is King’ In the UK - Coca Cola and Peugeot Experiment with Social Video

Going Beyond ‘Content is King’ In the UK   Coca Cola and Peugeot Experiment with Social Video

The adage ‘Content is King’ is now becoming something of a cliché, rolled out regularly to prove the author’s understanding that it’s not just hits that count, but how people perceive your message and what they do with it, turning viewers from passive observers to ...

Google Plus Opens Up Hangouts On Air Live Streaming For All

Google Plus Opens Up Hangouts On Air Live Streaming For All

So here's yet another feature coming from Google that is bringing video power to virtually everyone.  Hangouts On Air, which is available to only some users of Google+, will soon be available to everyone around the world who uses the social network.  It allows others ...

Social Video Advertising Views Soar to Record Highs in 2012

Social Video Advertising Views Soar to Record Highs in 2012

In part due to the Super Bowl and all the attention it brings, the first quarter of any year is going to look inflated.  But year-over-year, people watched 40% more advertising than 2011 and 225% more from 2010, according to a study by Visible Measures.  ...

Crowdfunding Comes to Social Video Through Flattr Deal with Dailymotion

Crowdfunding Comes to Social Video Through Flattr Deal with Dailymotion

Dailymotion is teaming up with Flattr to create an end-to-end crowdfunded social video network meaning everyone who creates online video content could get compensated by the audience. Personally, I think it's brilliant and could revolutionize the TV and web series pilot workflow.

Facebook To Get Its First Movie Premiere With Bob Marley Documentary

Facebook To Get Its First Movie Premiere With Bob Marley Documentary

April 20 is a special time of year where the grass is greener and the weeds grow taller, and it's an unofficial holiday for people to get really hungry for absolutely no reason at all.  It has something to do with the moon and stars, ...

Google+ Profiles Get 'Reel' YouTube Channel Integration Friday

Google+ Profiles Get Reel YouTube Channel Integration Friday

We've written several times about Google+ and the first thing that I noticed when Google+ launched, was that you could easily connect your Google Plus account to accounts online, like: Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter, and even Orkut and Yelp - BUT, not YouTube.  Even though there ...

New TubeMogul and TrialPay Deal Brings Real-time Bidding to Social Video Ads in Games

New TubeMogul and TrialPay Deal Brings Real time Bidding to Social Video Ads in Games

Ah yes, my friends, another cross-coverage story for me and with some of my favorite people, TubeMogul. OK, so I haven't actually met anyone from TubeMogul, but I like their products. Now, they're expanding the options available to their customers in a somewhat unique way, ...

The Powerful KONY 2012 Video - What Can We Learn From It?

The Powerful KONY 2012 Video   What Can We Learn From It?

We generally think of YouTube as a place where we can find entertainment, education, how-tos, and so forth.  But its reach is so vast that it has been a place where Presidential candidates make their campaign videos available, where people cry out for help, and ...

Someone At The London Mayor's Office Is A Video Marketing Expert

Someone At The London Mayors Office Is A Video Marketing Expert

I praised the Ohio Department Of Transportation not too long ago for simply setting up a camera to film the bridge demolition they were going to execute anyway--find that video in our viral round up here. And maybe someone at the Mayor of London's office ...

Want To Succeed With "Content As Marketing"? Then Be All You Can Be

Want To Succeed With Content As Marketing? Then Be All You Can Be

I spend a lot of time on this site, and with clients, talking about how important it is for brands and businesses to think about creating online video content as opposed to merely making ads. The branded videos that go viral and gather all kinds ...

Goodbye Traditional Ads, Hello Social Video - The Central Institute Of Australia

Goodbye Traditional Ads, Hello Social Video   The Central Institute Of Australia

Businesses big and small, I implore you to pay attention to this video--even if the subject matter may veer into the gross or weird territory (and it does). Because, while the content of the video is definitely important to what I want to say, the ...

Is Social Video In Danger Of Becoming Anti-Social “Business As Usual?”

Is Social Video In Danger Of Becoming Anti Social “Business As Usual?”

I interviewed social business author Brian Solis for a discussion on if social video needs to have better rules of engagement for real-world value or risk becoming hijacked by marketing agencies who miss the point of it all and de-valueing it's promise to the point ...

Social Video Works - The 2011 Social Video Advertising Report From Visible Measures

Social Video Works   The 2011 Social Video Advertising Report From Visible Measures

Today Visible Measures is releasing The 2011 Social Video Advertising Report, an annual review of how well social video advertising is performing as a whole. And as a whole, it's doing very, very well. Over 500 branded social video campaigns gained more than a million ...

The Dramatic Impact Of Social Video Recommendations On Brand Metrics - Unruly & Decipher Research

The Dramatic Impact Of Social Video Recommendations On Brand Metrics   Unruly & Decipher Research

According to new research commissioned by Unruly Media, viewers are far more likely to recall a brand name and engage with an ad's message if a branded video has been recommended to them by a peer. The survey, conducted by Decipher Research to measure the ...