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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.
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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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Why Video Marketing is About the Audience Not the Marketers

A new hard-hitting industry report argues that marketing agencies, and brands, along with old-school broadcasters and media companies are so out of touch with the new social and digital rules that they risk ending up as outcasts. Marketing is all about the audience - not the marketers.
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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.
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Facebook Hits 8B Video Views Per Day, Wants To Be Best Site to Watch and Share Video

Facebook has fired its biggest shot across the bow to YouTube, promising to innovate the platform so the site becomes the best place to watch and share videos. With more than 8 billion video views every day on Facebook, the site is taking its investment in video, mobile and advertising very seriously indeed.
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The Brands and Agencies Behind the Most Popular Video Ads on YouTube

Finding success on YouTube isn't easy, even with a substantial marketing and advertising budget. YouTube has given a shout out to the top creative advertising and marketing agencies whose video content consistently appears at the top of the most watched ads leaderboard every month. It takes real talent to consistently produce the kind of videos that viewers will watch, share, and engage with.
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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.
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How-to Discover Trending Videos: 6 Ways to Search Social Media Like a Pro

If you want to generate truly engaging video content, you’ll need to put in time and effort to research and discover the trending topics that will appeal to your target audience on social media. Using the following tips and tools you can discover what's trending in the video world on each social network.
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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.
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Video Advertising on Increase, Winning the Budget Away from TV Ads [Report]

The new 2015 Video Industry Report from AOL claims that agencies and brands are spending less and less on TV ads spots, with a sizable portion of those dollars and resources now being reallocated to video advertising. Spending on US digital video ads grew by 42% to $7.46 billion in 2015, but that number is expected reach over $13 Billion by 2019.
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YouTube: Mobile Watch Time, Programmatic Ad Revenue on Increase

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has announced its financial results for Q3 2015 and YouTube is one of the stars of the show. Mobile watch time, particularly via the YouTube app, is on the increase, and YouTube's earnings from advertising has also shown a significant increase.
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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Final Trailer Generates 130M Views, Helps Smash Box Office Records

The new full-length trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' has set the Internet alight again this week. All the buzz helped generate over 83M video views for the clip across YouTube and Facebook in the first few days alone. And those stats are just for official uploads, you can add another 50M or so for fan videos, re-uploads, and user-generated content.
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Why YouTube Red is a Step In the Right Direction for Online Video

YouTube has confirmed details of its new subscription service which will provide an ad-free user experience for viewers who sign up. It's a huge change in the YouTube business model, but we think it's a step in the right direction for those who want to get the most out of the site.