- 26 Apr
Global Buying Behavior in 2019 You Need to Know
by Mimi An
The average person spends 135 minutes on social media every day. It’s where we get our news, our entertainment. And at this point, sadly, it’s a sizable chunk of our human interaction. But where exactly are those 135 minutes spent? On Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? And who is spending their time there?
To find out, in early 2019, HubSpot Research partnered with SurveyMonkey to conduct new research on social media preferences and buying preferences. They used SurveyMonkey Audience to ask over 2,700 around the globe questions on how they buy.
Turns Out, Not All Buyers Are The Same
The resulting report highlights the fascinating differences discovered in buying preferences worldwide. And if you’re a marketer or creator deciding where to focus your content efforts, the first step to success is finding the platforms with the most receptive audiences. So, keep reading to learn some of the buying trends we observed through our research at HubSpot.com
- 16 Jan
Give Your Marketing Videos Maximum Reach With This Distribution Checklist
So you made an incredible video. Then you sent it out to your internal teams and encouraged sharing. Then you uploaded it to YouTube and waited for the marketing fame to roll in. But, unfortunately, each time you obsessively checked throughout the day, your view count wasn’t as impressive as you’d hoped.
Get Your Video The Attention It Deserves
First off, don’t stress, we’ve all done it. But after you’ve spent time, energy, and money to make really amazing video marketing, it’s all about actively making sure your videos get in front of your target audience.
Now, it’s time to make sure everyone sees your masterpiece. And to help you do that, here’s a checklist of key places to share your video marketing content every time you have something new. So read the full article at HubSpot.com
- 26 Sep
The Beginner’s Guide to YouTube Marketing for Small Businesses
YouTube is one of the biggest websites around. To be more specific, it’s currently the second most popular website in the world.
And even though most people don’t think of YouTube primarily as a search engine, that’s exactly what most visitors do on the site. YouTube’s not just the second most popular website; it’s also the second most popular search engine, In fact, it is only topped only by Google. And this means that the platform presents a huge potential for reach for your business.
But, Is YouTube marketing the right solution for your business?
So, if you are looking for alternative ways to promote your business online, look no further. But if you are wondering if YouTube is really the right solution for your business, here is a great guide to get you started at WordStream.com
- 24 Aug
12 Creative Ways To Use YouTube For Branding
from the Forbes Communications Council
The number of YouTube viewers is steadily on the rise. Plus, the site’s recently engagement hit 1.47 billion viewers in 2017. And now, it is expected to increase to an estimated 1.86 billion by 2021. Now, this data shows the platform’s power to reach more of your consumers. And, to ultimately, benefit your business.
Thats Great! But How Can I Use It?
YouTube offers a range of ways to interact with your customer base. From using influencers to hawk your products to creating viral videos that consumers gravitate towards. So, adding YouTube to your marketing arsenal can prove to be an effective way to reach more customers. And, it can make your brand more visible with more people.
- 23 Apr
10 Ways to Make Your Content Marketing Go Viral
from Jeff Bullas’ Blog
Viral content is any piece of media that becomes wildly popular overnight. It could be a Youtube video, Facebook post, or a tweet. Or it can be almost any social media content that gets shared thousands and thousands of times.
How do you send content viral?
Viral content starts to work for you on autopilot. It works by exposing your brand to a whole new audience that you probably would never quite reach organically. Now, you might think getting your content to go viral is as likely as you hitting the lottery. But nothing could be further from the truth.
If you’re looking to generate buzz for your business or if you just want your own 15 minutes of fame, continue reading on Jeff Bullas’ Blog. You learn 10 great ways to make your content marketing go viral. And not one of them involve buying a lottery ticket.
- 30 Mar
The Marketer’s Guide to YouTube
by Neil Patel
If you’re looking to get into video marketing, there’s no better channel than YouTube. They’re the second most visited website on the entire internet. With over a billion users it has virtually no competitors. And consumers are increasingly spending more time watching more online videos.
It’s no wonder companies are putting more of their ad dollars into digital video advertising
But the good news for you is that you don’t need to flood thousands of dollars in YouTube advertising. If you create a good channel that constantly puts out quality content that people want, you’ll get the attention. And you’ll get the eyeballs that you need to drive customer acquisition through YouTube.
Success on YouTube comes with time and practice. And here’s how to do just that at WordStream.com
- 13 Feb
It’s Official: More Than 75% of Video Viewing Will be on Mobile This Year
from eMarketer Newsroom
In 2018, 2.38 billion people will watch streaming or downloaded video content. This spans any and all devices. This, according to eMarketer’s first-ever global digital video forecast report.
It Has Truly Become a Mobile-First World
Mobile phones have become the entry point for internet access in many markets. And with that, it is also becoming the primary device for viewing video. From their recent study, eMarketer expects more than three-quarters of digital video viewers to use their mobile phones to watch digitally streamed content in this year.
To see more of the data and added insights, read the full article at the eMarketer Newsroom.
- 13 Jan
Four Tips for Using Video Content in Social Media
Social media has transformed video. After losing its lead to text in the early days of the World Wide Web, video has made a huge comeback. This has been thanks to the rise of video in social media. And also due to the formation of new video-based social media networks.
Ch, Ch, Ch, Changes, They are a Coming . . .
Following the notion of “the medium is the message,” it’s interesting to see how video has changed in recent years so that it could fit the demands of new platforms. It has now reached the point of even changing audience behavior and needs.
So, when considering using video content for your next social media campaign, you might also want to consider this advice from MarketingProfs.com
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- 10 Jan
How to Create a YouTube Channel for #MarketingSuccess
- Jan 10, 2018
- Demand Generation, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Video Marketing, YouTube
I probably don’t need to tell you that video content is huge. Today, it accounts for over 74% of all online traffic. And over five billion YouTube videos are watched every single day.
Ready! Set! Whoa . . . wait a minute . . .
And you already know that YouTube is an important content tool. But the question remains, is it really something I can do for my business?
So, if you are ready to start leveraging video for your own business, but not sure how or where to start? Then read the full article at HubSpot.com to learn how to create a YouTube channel that works for your business.
- 21 Dec
Three Simple Steps to Creating Your First Marketing Video
By now there should be no question of the power and reach of video. Snapchat users watch nearly 10 billion videos per day. And that’s just one social platform. Today, videos are part of our everyday routine. Whether consumers are watching news updates on their favorite local website or staying up-to-date with their friends via Instagram stories, video is there.
Sure It’s Fun, But What About For Work?
Yet, when it’s time for video in a more structured environment, say for work, the free-spirited creativity of social videos goes right out the window. Suddenly, videos are intimidating. Mostly because we’re afraid of how we’ll look on camera or what others will think. But, if you focus on improving the outcome by using three approaches, you can find success.
To learn what they are and how you can use them, read the full article at MarketingProfs.com
- 15 Aug
How to Start Using Video in Your Marketing
Whenever a new app or technology is released, marketers are among the first to experiment with it. And then they start creating new content with it. For the most part, that’s because marketers are constantly competing for their audience’s attention. And often it is by the most innovating and engaging means possible.
And right now, that means creating video content.
There’s no getting around it, marketers must create video content. They need video now if they want to broaden their reach and connect with audiences across platforms — such as on blogs, YouTube, social media, and search engines. Video content isn’t up-and-coming anymore. Audiences want to see more video content, and other marketers and publishers are creating more videos in response.
So, are you ready to start creating video content as part of your marketing strategy? If so, then here are some ideas for videos you can film and some tips for integrating them into your marketing at HubSpot.com
- 18 Mar
20 YouTube Tricks, Hacks & Features You’ll Want to Know About
When people talk about today’s most popular social sharing websites, YouTube often gets left out of the conversation in favor of sites like Facebook and Twitter. But don’t be fooled. YouTube has a lot going for it.
Soooo Many Features, So Little Time . . .
After all, there are a ton of cool things you can do with YouTube that you might not know about. For example, did you know that YouTube automatically creates a written transcript for your videos. And that polishing those transcripts can help you get your videos found more easily in search? Or that you can use YouTube to easily create a photo slideshow. And you can even set it to music using its royalty-free audio library?
Mind-blowing stuff, isn’t it people. To help you make the most out of the still very popular platform, HubSpot has put together a list of 20 of the lesser-known hacks, tips, and features YouTube has to offer. So read the full article at HubSpot.com for all of them.