July 7th, 2015
Our viral video roundup for June 2015 includes a killer s'mores dip recipe which generated over 80 million views for Buzzfeed, some excellent examples of tentpole marketing around 50 Shades of Grey, and GTA, and some prankvertising that went horribly wrong.
July 6th, 2015
Influencer marketing is one of the most effective forms of collaboration and promotion for video marketing teams. And, believe it or not, Disney’s 'Newsies' musical offers some strategic insights about key influencers and how to reach out to them.
July 3rd, 2015
Video is undoubtedly one of the most effective marketing vehicles for the travel industry. As part of its successful 'Find Yours' campaign, Expedia leveraged both user-generated and professionally-produced video content to communicate the emotional journey that travel can unlock.
July 2nd, 2015
There were 56.4 Billion video views on Facebook in June 2015, compared to 34.8 Billion views for YouTube. Now, some creators and brands will get the chance to monetize their video content on Facebook as part of an ad revenue scheme. But don't get too excited yet, as you'll need to become an official Facebook partner first.
July 1st, 2015
YouTube is updating the site with 10 new shiny things to provide a better experience for all. New features include better comment management to flush out those trolls, plus access to more analytics data via mobile devices.
June 30th, 2015
Not every brand or creator can produce high quality video using the latest equipment and editing software. But, if you deliberately build a low-tech approach into your video creation and marketing strategy, and set expectations low from the start, you could just win over your target audience.
June 29th, 2015
VICE has become one of the world’s leading go-to news and current affairs resources for under 34 year olds. How? By bringing back good old-fashioned journalism in the digital video age.
June 26th, 2015
'Through the Wringer' is a new video marketing series that takes an in-depth look into the video content, promotion, and programming strategy of major players on YouTube. This week, we put entrepreneur and social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk through the wringer.
June 25th, 2015
Music is one of THE most popular categories on YouTube, and the video site is a very powerful promotional tool for both amateur, and professional, musicians. Competition is fierce, but you don't have to be Taylor Swift to generate views and engagement if you follow some simple advice.
June 24th, 2015
Big brands have always known that creating authentic, emotional video content is the best way to reach an audience. Now the rest of us are catching on, and many startups and smaller brands are leveraging the power of emotional impact to produce better content.