Archive for online video

Online video is huge! If an image is worth a thousand words, how much more is a video worth? Check out these strategies and tips for online video.

How not to build your audience on YouTube

I’m a huge YouTube fan. I’ll pass many evenings sitting on the couch or lying in bed watching YouTube videos. I subscribe to a number of channels. And that’s because those YouTubers are building their audience the right way.

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Online video platform options

Hooray for online videos! With the demand for online video only increasing, smart marketers should definitely be considering it as a tool in their digital marketing toolbox. If you decide to use it, part of your strategy is deciding which video platform makes the most sense for you.

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Online videos on a budget

Online videos are great for digital marketing. But they can definitely be more expensive than most other online options. The rule of thumb in the past has been to plan on $1,000 per minute of video!

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But how can you use online video?

As you may or may not know, we officially launched our online video services this week. Who am I kidding—you probably do already know, we’ve been shouting it from every rooftop we could find!

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Hilarious cat videos aren’t a marketing strategy

It’s clear that a big part of the future—and present—of digital marketing is online video. It’s been over a decade since Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion, and it’s not just funny cat videos any more.

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Digital marketing books for 2017

Let’s face it. Even though it’s very much an online world, there are those who still like to learn by reading a book. I read most of my books on my Kindle app on my iPad (instant gratification, anyone?), but physical books have their place as well.

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Getting started with online video

Video marketing is becoming a more common part of many organization’s online marketing plans. You may be seeing more videos on your Facebook page, and both Twitter and Instagram also offer video capability. And of course there’s my favorite, good ol’ trusty YouTube.

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SEO with YouTube transcriptions

If you’ve ever clicked the “CC” icon at the bottom of a YouTube video window, you know that YouTube automatically generates subtitles for closed captioning. But did you know that you can optimize them for search?

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5 annoying YouTube habits

Like many YouTube watchers, I’m always on the lookout for both laughs and information. I want to watch videos on beauty, organization and mom stuff. But sometimes YouTube channel owners make it really difficult for me to do that. Here are some YouTube habits you and your organization should avoid.

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Elements of a great YouTube thumbnail

Over 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, so it’s no wonder that the competition is increasing. Viewers quickly scroll through lists upon lists of videos, searching for something that looks interesting, helpful, or amusing. This is why the thumbnail for your YouTube videos is one of the most valuable assets you have in marketing your videos.

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