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Late Night Television’s Takeover of YouTube

Late night television stars like Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and James Corden are not only huge hits on TV, they are also generating massive views and engagement for their online video content. We take a look at late night television's takeover of YouTube....

When Should You Promote Video Content with Paid Media?

Given the huge amount of video content available on the Internet, marketers need to be aware of their options when it comes to reaching as much of their target audience as they can. If brands don’t already have millions of subscribers, likes, or followers, they’ll need to seed their video content when it launches, which means investing in paid promotion....

Why a Mobile Video Marketing Strategy is Essential for Fortune 50 Brands

Although Fortune 50 companies can afford to advertise on television, their target viewers are watching as much video online as they’re watching on TV. And a huge number of that target audience is consuming video via their smartphones and tablets. That's why it's essential that those big companies need to embrace video as part of their mobile digital marketing strategy....

More Video Views for SNL, Fallon Election Spoofs Than For the Real Candidates

Five out of the six top YouTube videos about the 2016 U.S. presidential election have been created by two groups of late-night comedians - Jimmy Fallon, and Saturday Night Life. These shows are the key influencers who are shaping perceptions of the leading candidates of both political parties. And they could end up having more impact on who wins the election than the prolonged series of TV debates or the endless cable TV news coverage of the campaigns....

Video Marketing Review of the Year: The Top 15 ReelSEO Posts of 2015

2015 was a momentous year in video marketing, so let's take a look back at 15 of the most read, shared, and talked-about ReelSEO posts of 2015. These are the articles that offered the best strategic insights, critical data, tactical advice, and trends in the digital video marketing business. We hoped they helped you in 2015, and prove to be invaluable for 2016....

How Marketers Can Blend Video & Shopping This Holiday Season

Consumers are becoming more reliant on video than ever when it comes to researching, and purchasing products during the holiday season. We look at some of the ways innovation in online video can benefit both video marketers, and shoppers....

Gaming on YouTube: The New Gaming PR Machine

Gaming on YouTube has been around since the platform launched, but recently the work of video game content creators has received the exposure and respect it deserves both from other gamers as well as major game publishers alike....

71% of Companies Plan to Increase their Video Marketing Budget – Because it Works! [Study]

A lack of a strategy, and an inadequate budget, can seriously impact a good video marketing campaign. But 71% of video marketing teams who have overcome these obstacles and found success with video are prepared to pour even more budget into video campaigns because they work so well for raising visibility, and increasing lead generation....

5 Ways to Hack the YouTube Description Box for Better Rankings

The YouTube description box might just be the most under-used tool in your video marketing strategy. Follow these 5 steps to make sure your description is working as effectively as possible - that will help YouTube return your video in the search results for the keywords you want to rank for....

The New Video Marketing: Community, Not Content, is King

The online video landscape has changed and the balance of power now resides with the audience and influential video creators, rather than with the brands and advertisers. Great video content will always do well, but it's community engagement that is now king, and brands and marketing teams need to build a different kind of relationship with consumers. ...
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BuzzFeed: YouTube Channel Review – Through the ‘Reel’ Wringer

Want to know what makes publishing giant BuzzFeedVideo so successful on YouTube? Our 'Through the Wringer' series takes a deep dive into its channel to review the content, promotion, optimization, and community strategy of one of the world's biggest content machines....

Video Advertisers: Your Target Audience is Watching and Engaging via Mobile

Did you know that more than half of YouTube views and 65% of Facebook video views occur on mobile devices? The ever-increasing overlap between mobile usage and video consumption means that the top 3 priorities of video advertisers and marketers should really echo those of YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki - mobile, mobile, and mobile....

73% of B2B Marketers Say Video Positively Impacts Marketing ROI

A new study from the Web Video Marketing Council, and ReelSEO, confirms that 73% of respondents believe that video positively impacts marketing results and ROI. 83% of those companies surveyed are using video content for website marketing, with another 50% incorporating video content in their email marketing campaigns. ...