Bree Brouwer

8 Best Practices for Brands Using Instagram Stories

With an increase of 50 million users in the past three months, Instagram Stories is looking more promising as a way for brands to entice new followers to watch their content on this platform. We look at 8 best practices for brands and publishers using this platform....

The Top Facebook Video Publishers: July 2017 Most-Popular

UNILAD, Viral Thread, LADbible, Food Network, and Bright Side were some of the most-watched publishers on Facebook for video content in July 2017. Take a look at the brand new Tubular Leaderboard for top Facebook creators for more information....
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Top Online Video Creators Across Social: July 2017

According to the latest online video ranking leaderboards from Tubular, The DoDo, Viral Thread, The LADbIble, and UNILAD were some of the top video creators across the big social video platforms in July 2017....

Most Popular YouTube Creators July 2017 – YouTube Channel Rankings

Music, and entertainment-focused channels were among those with the highest view counts on YouTube in July 2017. We take a look at the most-watched YouTube channels last month, and confirm which publishers generated the most views for their video content....

Facebook Video: Views of Sponsored Video Content Jump 258% Since 2016

Tubular’s recent ‘State of Online Video Report' has revealed some important observations into the role sponsored content has played in today’s online video landscape. In short: sponsored content is doing exceedingly well for many brands who’ve tried it, and this trend doesn’t appear to be slowing down anytime soon....

How Refinery29 Owns its Lifestyle Video Presence

Refinery29 is one of the most popular, fastest-growing media brands in the world, and also one of the most-recognized publishers of online video. Here’s how Refinery29 continues to attract views and why the publisher is worth paying attention to in terms of video strategy....

Business Insider Videos Thrive on Delivering Soft News

Business Insider has established itself as a go-to source for clips related to news, current events, human interest stories and more. Read why the publisher's video strategy is a vital part of its digital success story....

A Day in the Life of the Weather Channel’s Digital Editor-in-Chief

Did you know The Weather Channel has a host of related digital channels that generate around 400M video views on Facebook a month? We talked to its digital editor-in-chief Neil Katz, about growth hacking, digital video strategy, and dancing llamas. ...

Here’s the Daily Mail’s Winning Social Video Strategy

With over 11.3M followers on Facebook alone, The Daily Mail is one of the most-watched news and media publishers of 2017. But what makes the brand’s videos so appealing? Here’s what we discovered when we analyzed the Daily Mail’s video content....

Audiences Can’t Get Enough of Wonder Woman Video Content

The much-anticipated Wonder Woman movie has finally been released, and the initial reviews are very positive. But how does this enthusiasm for Wonder Woman translate into views and engagement on videos like official trailers and fan-related content?...

How The New York Times is Making News With Social Video

The New York Times is one of the most recognized media companies in the United States, and over the last 160 years, it has built a name for itself as a destination for authoritative news and professional journalism. The NYT also has an engaging social video presence with 15.2 million followers, and thanks to these dedicated fans, NYT routinely pulls in millions of views a month from its video content. ...

Destruction Content Is Blowing Up on YouTube

Destruction-based videos have exploded on social video, particularly on YouTube. In fact, views for this very niche content have increased 366% year-on-year on that platform. ...

YouTube Live: The Ultimate Brand Guide to Live-streaming on YouTube

If your brand has yet to experiment with YouTube Live as part of your video marketing strategy, now is the time to try. Read our guide to ensure you are following best practices to get the most return on investment from your YouTube live-streams. ...

Facebook Dwell Time: What Video Marketers Need to Know

While engagements are still a powerful indicator of how your content is performing on Facebook, there’s another metric the social media platform has started prioritizing: dwell time. We take a look at dwell time, and what it means for your video content strategy on the social network....

Bree Brouwer

Bree Brouwer is pro writer, journalist, and content marketer who may or may not have an unhealthy obsession with all things online video and video marketing. Her writing has appeared on Forbes, The Next Web, Fast Company, Tubefilter, The VideoInk, YouTuber Magazine, OnlineVideo.net, and more.