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.

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 ...

Driving Video Views & Engagement With SEO & Social Media

Driving Video Views & Engagement With SEO & Social Media

Our founder, Mark Roberston, had a chance to serve as moderater at the Streaming Media West conference on a panel discussion entitled Driving Video Views and Engagement With SEO & Social Media. With Josh Warner of Feed Company, Gregg LaRoche of Brightcove, and Patrick Starzan ...

Google Plus Opens To Teens Age 13 & Up

Google Plus Opens To Teens Age 13 & Up

Google Plus continues to get more open bit by bit, and just today made the service available to teens age 13 and up. Previously, Google Plus was restricted to people 18 and up. Along with the wave of new teenagers, Google Plus is also getting ...

The Social Video Blueprint: A Marketer's Guide To Social Video Success (Free E-Book)

The Social Video Blueprint: A Marketers Guide To Social Video Success (Free E Book)

A few months ago we brought you a 9-part series on social video marketing called The Social Video Blueprint. It was intended to serve as an outline of sorts, for companies and brands (and individualcreators) seeking to ignite their video marketing with a social kick. ...

Now You Have No Choice But To Sign Up For Google Plus

Now You Have No Choice But To Sign Up For Google Plus

Google obviously wants Google Plus to do very well. You can tell by how much they've leveraged their other properties to promote it, like YouTube videos, Google home page messages, rolling in Google Plus results into the standard SERPs, etc. But now they've taken the ...

No-Bull$h!t Social Video: Is “Social Video” Just Another Buzz Word?

No Bull$h!t Social Video: Is “Social Video” Just Another Buzz Word?

Are you at all confused by the term "Social Video?"  It's become a bit of a buzz word recently and I thought it would be worthwhile to ask the question, "is "social video" just another internet marketing buzz term or does it represent a Reel ...

5 Social Video Marketing Tips with Socialnomics' Digital Leader: Erik Qualman

5 Social Video Marketing Tips with Socialnomics Digital Leader: Erik Qualman

I video-interviewed Erik Qualman at the Chicago House of Blues for the launch of his new book, "Digital Leader: 5 Simple Steps to Success and Influence".  I asked him about his take on "social" and "viral" video and asked him to give us some tips for ...

YouTube Is Social Media - How Machinima Targets YouTube's Social Power

YouTube Is Social Media   How Machinima Targets YouTubes Social Power

I had the pleasure of spending some time at the Machinima LA Offices not too long ago, and I got to talk to a lot of great people about all the different facets of life at Machinima. One of those was Allen DeBevoise, the CEO. ...