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.

Unruly’s Dynamic Creative Optimization Boosts Nissan’s Social Video Ad Engagement 83%

Unrulys Dynamic Creative Optimization Boosts Nissans Social Video Ad Engagement 83%

Back in September, David Waterhouse, Unruly’s Head of Content, sent me a press release about his company launching a new technology called, “Dynamic Creative Optimization,” or DCO. This proprietary technology is supposed to dramatically increase a brand’s campaign performance by automatically selecting which video ad to …

What “Assassin’s Creed 3″ Can Teach Us About Social Video Diversity

What Assassins Creed 3 Can Teach Us About Social Video Diversity

It may come as no surprise to learn that YouTube succeeds on the back of video games. For many YouTube independent networks, video game content is the most successful and lucrative. YouTube audiences crave it and creators are inspired by it. Machinima is a behemoth …

How Red Bull’s Marketing Wings Lifted Them to Most Powerful Brand in Social Video

How Red Bulls Marketing Wings Lifted Them to Most Powerful Brand in Social Video

I have used Red Bull a couple times in the past as an example of a company that understands the nature of branded online video content quite well and it seems that I'm not the only one that has noticed, as goviral's Social Video Equity Report …

The #1 Social Video Trigger to Rule Them All is the On-Demand Video Consumer, Generation V

The #1 Social Video Trigger to Rule Them All is the On Demand Video Consumer, Generation V

F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, “There are no second acts in American lives.” He was wrong. At least 11 internet marketers and video content producers have been able to produce successful second acts. And some of them have produced successful third and four acts. Who …

The State of Automotive Marketing in Social Video: New Report Sees Huge Opportunity for Auto Marketers

The State of Automotive Marketing in Social Video: New Report Sees Huge Opportunity for Auto Marketers

Over the summer, Unruly opened up their social video lab, looking to narrow down viral videos to scientific facts, to the point that the word "viral" has become a dirty word (although we still use it quite a bit, because well, it's still a buzzword). …

Bodyform Video Apology Shows Brands How To Get Social Media Right

Bodyform Video Apology Shows Brands How To Get Social Media Right

The practice of leaving negative comments or outright complaints on the social accounts of big brand companies is hardly new. Many disgruntled customers will turn on the public face of the corporation they want to vent about and, unless that brand knows how to react …

5 Social Video Advertising Myths – Busted!

5 Social Video Advertising Myths   Busted!

These are truly exciting times for marketers. With 4 billion connected consumers willing to share branded content, there has never been a better time for a brand to invest in creating and distributing content that causes people to laugh out loud, tingle with anticipation or …

Which Presidential Campaign is Winning in Social Video? The Unruly 2012 Election Tracker [Infographic]

Which Presidential Campaign is Winning in Social Video? The Unruly 2012 Election Tracker [Infographic]

The race for the White House is in full swing, but which campaign is winning in social video? Unfortunately, the interactive chart that was featured on YouTube Politics during the primaries disappeared when the YouTube Elections Hub was introduced on Aug. 22, 2012. So, if …

Top 20 Global Online Video Ad Campaigns for August 2012: The RNC, Ice Cream, Cookie Monster & Zombies

Top 20 Global Online Video Ad Campaigns for August 2012: The RNC, Ice Cream, Cookie Monster & Zombies

A zombie horde shuffled its way to the top of Unruly’s Global Viral Video Chart last month. The most widely shared ad during August sees the shuffling undead taking to the streets of the Big Apple to sell hot dogs, write parking tickets and attempt …

5 Social Video Marketing Lessons Brands Can Learn From the Olympics

5 Social Video Marketing Lessons Brands Can Learn From the Olympics

The battle for Olympic success was not confined to the running track, swimming pool or boxing ring. London 2012 was also a golden opportunity for brands to create spreadable video content across the social web and amplify their message at a moment when the eyes …