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YouTube Is Expanding From Video to Basically All Social Media

By | Aug 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm

YouTube doesn’t want their users leaving for other social networks like Facebook or Twitter. So it’s becoming them. The video service has just revealed plans to add photos, polls, links, and text to its video feed by the end of 2016. The new expansion, called…

Marketing

YouTube Is Better for Marketing Than You Might Think

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm

For many, YouTube is a go-to resource for tutorials, product reviews, and goofy entertainment. Unfortunately, feeling annoyed by the number of ads that pop-up is part of the experience. It turns out, there’s a reason binge-streaming sessions are being interrupted by an increasing number…

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Tips & How To’s

How to Cut Your YouTube Video Burn Rate

By | Jul 25, 2016 at 4:45 pm

Founders and entrepreneurs of all sizes should be aware of the emerging trend in 2016’s startup world: VCs  and accelerators are investing in late-stage startups, ushering in a post-unicorn era for those who haven’t already locked in their billion-dollar valuation. Startups need to prove their…

Failure Friday

6 Times Buzzfeed Was Accused of Stealing Content

By | Jul 8, 2016 at 3:30 pm

In today’s fast paced, video-focused media environment, publishers need viral hits quick and often. For some, the solution is to copy whatever’s working. And sometimes they copy it a little too closely. Buzzfeed’s videos are apparently remarkably similar to a wide swath of YouTube creators’…

Opinion/Analysis

Good Topics for Starting Your Vlogging Career

By | Jun 29, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Vlogging has become popular ever since the creation of YouTube, a site created in 2005 that has grown rapidly throughout the years. Now, it’s the third most visited website in the world and the second most frequently used search engine. The slogan of the company, “Broadcast Yourself,”…

Opinion/Analysis

6 Ways to Hack the YouTube Algorithm

By | Jun 24, 2016 at 10:00 pm

For YouTube celebrities, one big problem constantly hovers overhead: Their careers are dependent on a faceless, unknown YouTube algorithm. The rest of the media world has the exact same problem with Facebook, so they can empathize. Now, thanks to an in-depth article from Tubefilter, a…

News

Video News: YouTube Imitates Facebook, Facebook Imitates Snapchat

By | Jun 24, 2016 at 5:00 pm

YouTube has announced a mobile live-streaming feature that should sound familiar to users of Facebook Live. Facebook, meanwhile, has stated their intention to support a face-swapping, filter-and-mask-adding app called MSQRD to their Live videos. MSQRD should be very familiar to anyone on the reigning…

Tips & How To’s

The Beginner’s Guide to Producing Video Content

By | May 7, 2016 at 8:54 am

It’s no longer news that video content gets you customers. At least 64 percent of consumers admitted that they are likely to purchase a product after watching a video about it. Users tend to spend more time on a website when there’s video content…

Books

5 Tips on the Science of Growth from Sean Ammirati

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 11:09 am

What makes companies grow to change the world while others seem to fizzle out? That’s exactly what Sean Ammirati’s new book The Science of Growth looks to uncover. Ammirati follows the stories of 20 different companies, in pairs; he closely tracks and compares companies with…

Ecommerce

Customer Service Can Make or Break Your Company

By | Mar 30, 2016 at 4:03 pm

Online shopping is stressful. There are dozens of things that can go wrong before you even get your hands on a purchase. What if you ordered the wrong size? What if the color doesn’t match your style? What if you put in the wrong address and…

Tips & How To’s

5 YouTube Hacks You Probably Don’t Know About

By | Jan 16, 2016 at 10:00 am

YouTube has become one of the most popular websites on the planet. Millions of people visit this video sharing website every day to watch videos related to almost every aspect of our lives. As the website continues to increase in popularity, it offers viewers…

Opinion/Analysis

A Comparison of the 4 Most Popular Video Streaming Services

By | Dec 30, 2015 at 9:00 pm

If you need something to watch, you have lots of choices. Many of your options are free, and others will require you to pay monthly fees; there are also several pay-per-view options. So let us now take a look at four of the most…

Mobile

80 Percent of Americans Use These 5 Mobile Apps Every Day

By | Dec 15, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Almost 70 percent of us now own smartphones. We rely heavily on our mobile apps for information, news, weather, entertainment, navigation, and connecting with others. In fact, 65 percent of smartphone users check their mobile devices within 15 minutes of waking up and within…

Tips & How To’s

5 YouTube Hacks to Get More Views and Subscribers

By | Dec 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

For a number of years now, YouTube has been the dominant online media website, garnering hundreds of millions of views a day. Getting people to watch your YouTube videos however, is a whole different story entirely. Due to YouTube’s popularity, making your videos stand…

Business

How Technology Helps Us Learn New Skills

By | Dec 3, 2015 at 4:00 pm

From our computers, to our front lawns, and all the way to our homes – technology has vastly improved the way that we learn and practice new skills. Recent technological innovations now facilitate much of how we gather new information, process feedback, and acquire…

Opinion/Analysis

Is Video Marketing the New King of Content?

By | Nov 21, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Content is king for marketers; however, while content is king it isn’t the only part of the equation – the type of content matters. Video content and video marketing seems to have reigned supreme. More and more companies are now putting all their efforts…

Marketing

The Only Video Marketing Tips Your Startup Should Know

By | Nov 10, 2015 at 1:15 pm

Visual marketing has gained massive popularity in 2015 and the trend is projected to dominate the marketing niche in 2016 and onward as Google rolls out with in-SERP video advertising. As a small business owner and startuper you do not have the budgets and…