The UK Electorate go to the polls this week. But in a general election that's too close to call, how are main political parties using YouTube and video marketing to reach the voter. And what has 'Game of Thrones' got to do with it?
Channel Frederator is a hugely successful MCN specializing in animated content. We talked to Matt Gielen, Director of Programming and Audience Development at the network about its programming strategy, and picked up some amazing tips along the way.
Understanding Snapchat, and knowing exactly how to use the platform for video marketing, visibility and brand awareness, can be very challenging. If you are struggling to find success with the app, we show you 5 brands that have figured out what works for them.
A recent report states that advertising executives favor Facebook over YouTube when it comes to ad spend. But agencies and brands need to pay very close attention to metrics beyond views if they want to evaluate video advertising on any platform or app.
Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks both use video to promote their brand, products, and ethos to their target audience, and beyond. But which company is succeeding in engaging viewers, and what lessons can be learnt by other video marketers?
Tiny cooking videos are one of the hottest food and cooking trends on YouTube right now. Viewers have a real appetite for watching steady-handed chefs create incredible gourmet treats using miniature utensils and candle-powered cookware.
YouTube has quietly removed the ability for channels to add Facebook as a 'Connected Account'. Many creators will be unaware of the change, or the fact that they now have to either post the YouTube link to Facebook themselves, or use a third-party app to do so.
Vimeo on Demand offers filmmakers and creators to the opportunity to sell or rent their video content to viewers across the world. But how do you optimize to make the most of this platform? We take a look at the new Vimeo Playbook which offers some solid advice.
While brands once tied down to YouTube are slowly exploring Vine and Instagram video, there are other social platforms that have caught the attention of a certain demographic. One of those is Snapchat, a platform that is winning with ephemeral video marketing in terms of brand engagement.
In late 2014, McDonald's USA launched a social video campaign called “Our Food, Your Questions” aimed at providing answers to the many queries the fast food giant receives about its processes. Five months later, these have become some of the most influential videos on the McDonald's YouTube channel.
The Meerkat app works with Twitter to bring live-streaming video to the social network, and it's creating quite the buzz in the online video industry. As long as somebody has the link to your Meerkat stream they can view it on their desktop or iOS devices.
Not only are 13 to 24 year olds watching more online video than traditional broadcast media, they consider YouTube Influencers more relatable, and trustworthy than traditional TV and movie stars. Which means it's time for brands to reconsider how they target this age group.
Like teaching Zumba, or designing Android Apps, the role of a YouTube Community or Channel Manager has only really existed for the past few years. But nowadays, a skilled and experienced Community Manager is worth their weight in gold to an MCN, a brand or a digital agency. We take a look at this exciting role and what it takes to succeed in the industry.