Posts Tagged “YouTube”

3 Ways Testimonial Videos Can Rev Up Your Content Marketing

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

Video testimonials can be a touchy subject. Some businesses love them and want to use them all the time. Others don’t want to touch them with a 10-foot pole. The reason for this polarization is pretty simple: Bad videos can cause your business some harm. Good ones are great, but they can be difficult to pull off.   The best video testimonials... 1. Build Trust Trust is pretty much the holy grail of business. If your customers trust you, they’ll buy from you. If they like your ... read more

Boosting Your Videos in YouTube’s Search Results

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

Today, there are dozens of social media platforms available right at our fingertips. Of course, we all know the powers and capabilities of Facebook and Twitter. But, did you know of the far-reaching capabilities that YouTube presents for businesses that are trying to promote themselves?  If done correctly, your company, business or product can reach a billion of users. Thus, YouTube is not just a site to visit to watch funny cat videos. It can be a great marketing and promotional tool for your ... read more

First Kiss: Just Another Ad Campaign

by Hannah Rudow. 0 Comments

In my last blog post I wrote about Ellen that selfie with all those other celebs at the Oscars and how it was a publicity stunt for Samsung and this post is, sadly, about another viral publicity stunt. For me it takes all the joy out of something to realize that it was a sham, just some deeply-embedded commercial. It has made me wary of new memes, especially viral videos, which will be related to today’s topic. I was browsing Facebook when I saw a video entitled “First Kiss” that promised ... read more

Youtube and “Let’s Play” Gaming Videos

by Hannah Rudow. 0 Comments

(Caution for swearing in some of the videos!) A video of a host or multiple hosts playing a videogame, some are meant to be comedic while others are actually be instructive to help players through the games that are being played. The name “Let’s Play” is essentially short for “Let’s Play (insert videogame title)”, which I think is charming since it implies that the viewer gets to experience the game along with the host in a way that is fun and personal. To explain why Let’s Plays ... read more

HitRECord comes to TV, bringing the purest form of Internet Television you might ever see.

by Colin McGuire. 0 Comments

It's been going on for quite a while, but HitRECord took a mighty huge step in its evolution recently when it launched its very own television show — HitRECord on TV — on something called Pivot. Wait, wait, wait. Before we continue, we should probably make sure we all know what HitRECord is, right? Right. So let's take it directly from the website's own words, shall we ... "Writers, musicians, illustrators, photographers, video editors — artists of all kinds are invited to contribute their ... read more

The 3 Best Social Media Campaigns of 2013

by Adrienne Erin. 0 Comments

A lot of factors are at play when it comes to making a social media campaign go viral. The content needs to be engaging, and it needs to encourage people to share. Timing matters too. But perhaps most importantly, the tweet, image or video needs to connect to an audience. All of this was at play, and more, in the three best social media campaigns of 2013. Oreo's “Dunk in the Dark” Tweet Companies pay millions to run an ad during the SuperBowl, because they know they have an enthusiastic audience. ... read more

Netflix study says people love Netflix. FacePage explores Internet TV. It’s a 2 for 1!

by Colin McGuire. 0 Comments

Netflix shocks the world Here's a headline: "Netflix survey says U.S. TV viewers enjoy binge-watching." It can be filed next to these headlines: "The government doesn't get along." "Study claims December much colder than August." And, "Writer: 'Breaking Bad' is better than whatever you're watching." Let's hear it, New York Times ... No, wait! — resident CNN tech dude Brian Stelter: "A Harris Interactive survey commissioned by Netflix and released on Friday found that a majority ... read more

Espurr’s Eyes: X/Y Pokemon’s Famous Stare

by Hannah Rudow. 0 Comments

Fans of different shows and movies have their own unique memes, so today I would like to take a look at a very specific meme that comes directly from a specific Pokemon, Espurr. Firstly, Espurr is a Pokemon that originates from the Pokemon X&Y games. It is a fuzzy, small, dull light purple creature that somewhat resembles a short-limbed cat standing on its hind legs. This Pokemon has large folded ears, because according to the Pokemon X Pokedex entry, and from the Pokemon Y Pokedex entry we ... read more

So … how’s everything working out for YouTube?

by Colin McGuire. 0 Comments

YouTube and Google. It's a marriage made in Internet heaven. Or, well, at least that's what the suits behind both entities would love for you — yes, you! — to believe. It's also why YouTube announced plans this week to move forward with a little less than half the channels it backed about a year ago, when the video streaming service pumped more than $100 million into creating channels with original programming. Cynics, as you may expect, are shouting words like "oh," "no," "I," "told," ... read more

YouTube: The future of news.

by Colin McGuire. 0 Comments

In the week following an eathquake in northeastern Japan on March 11, 2011, the 20 most viewed news videos on YouTube — most of them posted by people who lived through the quake, mind you — were looked at more than 96 million times, which is approximately 95,999,999 more times than this blog is typically viewed on a daily basis. In 2011 and the first part of this year, the most searched-for videos on the site were news-related for five out of the 15 months considered. And what did the Pew Research ... read more