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Is YouTube Testing New Search Results for Specific User Queries?

YouTube is constantly testing new features that will improve the user experience on the site. We're currently seeing some interesting new search results based on specific queries that could give creators more chance of appearing on the first page for their content. ...

6 Killer Tips to Make Your Custom Thumbnails Pop

A great custom thumbnail for your video is one of the best ways of encouraging viewers to click through, especially if they unfamiliar with your content. We bring you 6 best practice tips to make sure you are optimizing these images the best you can. ...

Is the YouTube Algorithm Becoming Too Predictable?

As the world's biggest video site, YouTube is constantly updating its algorithms to best serve its users, creators, and advertising partners. But lately, it appears YouTube may favor a certain type of content - and that's making the user experience a little frustrating....

8 Essential Ways to Keep Your Video Content Relevant

Video marketing can be a costly investment, and it can be disappointing to watch your video views slowly decline. So what can you do when your videos are no longer producing desired results and a favorable return on investment? Here are 8 ways to keep your videos fresh and relevant....

Top 9 Things I Learned From the Industry Track at VidCon 2015

The Industry Track at VidCon 2015 was a goldmine of information for video marketers and industry professionals. We bring you the top 9 tips we took away from the two day event, including how to get the most out of Facebook native uploads....

Facebook Raises its Video Game with Revenue Share for Brand Creators

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. ...

How-to Master the Facebook Video Algorithm: 3 Winning Tactics

There is enormous potential for brands to leverage their video content on Facebook, however ensuring those videos get seen can be tricky. We offer three tips to mastering the Facebook video algorithm and achieving maximum organic reach for your video marketing efforts....

Spotted: Is Google Testing Sitelinks for YouTube Videos?

Google sitelinks offer users a shortcut to the best search results for a branded site. They have been live since 2005 for websites but is Google testing out the feature for individual YouTube videos too now?...

Autoplay is Now the Default on YouTube – and That’s OK

YouTube has made autoplay the default option for desktop users of the site, and of course it's a way of boosting views in the face of such overwhelming competition from Facebook, and now Twitter. You can disable the feature, but we think it's a good thing for YouTube, creators and viewers....

Want Online Video Success in 2015? Then You Need to Get Social

As a brand, you may not think social video is a vital part of your digital marketing presence. But sites like Facebook, Vine, Instagram, and yes, YouTube, are where your audience are watching the videos your competitors are posting. It's time to get aligned with social media for 2015. ...

How-to Change a Facebook Video Thumbnail [Tutorial]

Video content on Facebook provides some of the best engagement for brands, but the default video thumbnail provided when you upload your video isn't always the most compelling, or relevant. We show you how you can edit your video upload to select the best image. ...