YouTube Marketing

The latest YouTube Marketing news, trends & tips. Here we share best practices maximizing YouTube, whether that means getting engagement, views, shares, conversions, or optimizing videos on YouTube for search, we’ll teach you all we know. We’ll keep you up to date on all the newest YouTube trends, features, strategies and best practices for YouTube videos and YouTube channels.

How-To Get a YouTube Custom URL With Just 100 Subscribers

YouTube has lowered the number of subscribers a channel needs before it can claim a custom URL. Now you can change your YouTube channel's URL even if you only have 100 subscribers. We show you how in 5 easy steps. ...

Consumers Turn to Google for Christmas Shopping Ideas, YouTube for Christmas Cheer

People search Google and YouTube in different ways, and in the run up to Christmas, we take a look at some of the top festive searches currently trending on both platforms. Video marketers still have time to prepare their holiday campaigns and take advantage of consumer interest in all things Christmassy....

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....
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Football on YouTube: Branded Videos Generate 22% More Views [Report]

Football, or soccer, is one of the most popular sports both on and off-line, and a new report from Tubular confirms what an impact it has had on online video in the last year. Did you know that football-related video content generated a staggering 37 billion views across the major social video sites in 2014?...

How YouTube Channel CuteGirlsHairstyles Turned a Hobby into a Brand

CuteGirlsHairstyles, a YouTube channel dedicated to recreating hairstyles, has 3.7M subscribers. But what makes it really unique is how the family behind the videos built a brand out of a hobby. Now their twin daughters are finding success on YouTube too - and brands are racing to work with the family....
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Shure: YouTube Channel Review – Through the ‘Reel’ Wringer

Through the Wringer', our video marketing series takes an behind-the-scenes look at a top brand's YouTube channel and reviews the video marketing strategy of its content, along with insights on programming, marketing, and audience strategy. This week, audio and microphone specialists Shure gets the Reel Wringer treatment....

YouTube Shopping Ads: Now Making It Easier to Shop for Your Favorite Products

YouTube has announced the introduction of 'Shopping Ads' which will allow brands and creators to sell their products and services directly to the user. This new feature makes the retail possibilities endless. For instance, now almost any brand can partner with the top YouTube influencers in their category and transform a video into a digital store front. And that's a game changer!...
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GrubHub: YouTube Channel Review – Through the ‘Reel’ Wringer

'Through the Wringer', our video marketing series takes an in-depth look at a top brand's YouTube channel and reviews the content, programming, marketing, and audience strategy for any tips and strategy tricks to pass onto other creators and marketers. This week, online food ordering and delivery service GrubHub gets the Reel Wringer treatment....
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Evernote: YouTube Channel Review – Through the ‘Reel’ Wringer

'Through the Wringer', our video marketing series takes an in-depth look at a top brand's YouTube channel and reviews the content, programming, marketing, and audience strategy for any tips and strategy tricks to pass onto other creators and marketers. This week, productivity tool Evernote gets the Reel Wringer treatment....

Attn Video Marketers: Thanksgiving is Bigger on YouTube than Black Friday

Nearly 90% of Google users also use YouTube, but people search Google and YouTube in different ways. Take Thanksgiving and Black Friday for example. Black Friday is now a more popular search term on Google than Thanksgiving, but on YouTube it's Thanksgiving terms that people are searching for more. ...
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Brofresco: YouTube Channel Review – Through the ‘Reel’ Wringer

Video marketing series 'Through the Wringer' takes an in-depth look at a YouTube channel and reviews the content, programming, marketing, and audience strategy for any tips and strategy tricks to pass onto other creators and marketers. This week, Brofresco gets the Reel Wringer treatment....

Which Video Creators Own Halloween on YouTube?

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?...

5% of Videos on YouTube Drive 95% of the Views (Plus 7 More Fascinating Facts)

Did you know that just 5% of videos uploaded to YouTube are driving 95% of the views on the site? Or that the Internet welcomed only its 8th video to reach 1 billion views this week, also a YouTube upload? Find out more fascinating facts about the world's largest video platform....

Dear YouTube: We Love You But You Need an A/B Testing Feature

A/B testing is a proven way of determining which of your web properties performs best with users and delivers the best ROI. YouTube provides some incredible analytics features, but the ability to split-test videos, titles, descriptions, and thumbnails would provide extraordinarily valuable information for creators and video marketers. So C'mon YouTube, we need to see this feature!...