The 2016 Rio Olympics are over and we know who won: NBC’s multi-platform coverage of the games. What lessons can brands, agencies, publishers, and video marketers learn about the type Olympics video content that got the most views?
The 2016 Olympics is a major tent-pole event for video marketers. But even though the Games have started, there are still huge opportunities for engaging with an audience via live-streaming, and breaking news content.
500 million Facebook users are now watching an incredible 100 million hours of video on the site every day. That's just native uploads, it doesn't include YouTube, Vine, or Vimeo clips. This means that the average viewer is watching about 12 minutes of video a day on Facebook.
Video content created around Halloween, especially makeup tutorials, has real longevity, and uploads from a couple of years ago are still generating views and engagement on YouTube. Halloween makeup videos uploaded in 2013, accounted for 71% of views generated before October 2014. That's great news for creators, viewers, as well as Influencers and the brands who want to work with them.
Video is an excellent way to promote how-to content, especially for brands. The Home Depot is one company that is providing extra value to customers with tutorials and informational videos based around the products it sells. It's a great example of a 'hygiene' video strategy that more brands could employ.
Halloween is fast approaching, and it's one of the annual tentpole events that both video creators and video marketers can really get behind. But which creators have generated the most views in the last year with their spooky videos based around this unique event in the calendar?
VidSummit 2015 was a goldmine of information for video marketers, and we bring you 16 of the most actionable tips and takeaways from the event. If you couldn't make it, just spend 5 minutes reviewing what's working on YouTube and how you can take action now.
In July 2015, videos uploaded to BuzzFeed properties generated over 1.9B views across the main video platforms, and 5 out of the top 20 most watched videos in the past 90 days are videos posted to Buzzfeed accounts. We take a look at how Buzzfeed is taking over the world, one video at a time.
You may be surprised to know that the top-ten most viewed creators on Vine for June 2015 were all individuals, and not big-name brands. So, can branded content really succeed on the micro-video platform? Absolutely. Brands don't have to create a Vine that reaches the whole audience, just one that reaches a target audience.
Warner Brothers released trailers for two highly anticipated new comic-book based movies at last week's San Diego Comic Con. The buzz around the films, plus the timing of the new teasers created a viral frenzy for both 'Suicide Squad', and 'Batman vs Superman: The Dawn of Justice'.
As part of its 10th birthday celebrations, YouTube has confirmed the winning video ads of the past decade. We take a look at the top 5 and give video marketers feedback on 8 of the best practices for successful video ads, as well as 2 strategies to avoid.
On YouTube, views for Mother's Day content has increased more than 123% since 2010, to just over 127 Million views in 2014. But in 2015, Facebook is crushing the competition, with 63 Million views since January 1st 2015, compared to 40 Million for YouTube.
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.