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How to Use YouTube Annotations to Increase Subscribers and Watch Time (VICE Case Study)

andrewmacarthy
Just before we begin, a heads-up that you add most annotations to YouTube videos by clicking to edit one in Video Manager, and selecting the Annotations tab. From here, you can select the type of annotation you want to use, its text, colour, placement, function and duration.
How to Use YouTube Annotations to Increase Subscribers and Watch Time (VICE Case Study)

Celebrate Your Social Media Successes, but Don't Forget that Community Trust is the Key

CraigThomler
In June the Baltimore Police Department hit a milestone on Twitter, reaching 50,000 followers. In celebration of this, they released a video thanking the community.
Celebrate Your Social Media Successes, but Don't Forget that Community Trust is the Key

4 Tips for How to Use YouTube for eCommerce

StoreYa
YouTube is an amazing and often under-utilized social platform for eCommerce and small business owners. By following a few simple steps, any business can get running on YouTube and start reaping the benefits it can provide.
4 Tips for How to Use YouTube for eCommerce

What Happens in Just ONE Minute on YouTube [INFOGRAPHIC]

Irfan Ahmad
Every 60 seconds, YouTube makes an estimated $10,654.49; at least 1,388 channel subscriptions are formed; and 100 hours of videos are uploaded. Take a look at this infographic created by YouTubeDownloader illustrating what else happens in a YouTube minute.
What Happens in Just ONE Minute on YouTube [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social Media Marketing Tips and Tricks for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and More

PamDyer
The world of social media is ever-changing. It’s important to keep current on best practices to ensure that you’re doing all you can to keep your marketing campaigns and initiatives fresh. The team at Vocus has researched the latest and greatest trends in marketing on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
Social Media Marketing Tips and Tricks for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and More

5 Steps to More Effective YouTube Video Ads

Brian Honigman
We watch more than 6 billion hours of video on YouTube every month, which represents a major opportunity for businesses to reach their audiences active on this network every day. Spending on online video advertising will increase by 38.9% and reach $5.75 billion by the end of 2014.
5 Steps to More Effective YouTube Video Ads

Here's Why Google Is Interested In Buying Twitch, the ESPN of Video Games, for $1 Billion

Prasant Naidu
The recent buzz about Google’s YouTube reaching a deal to buy Twitch, a popular videogame-streaming company for more than $1 billion, seems to be part of the more general idea that everything, music, games, and video, is moving in the direction of streaming.
Here's Why Google Is Interested In Buying Twitch, the ESPN of Video Games, for $1 Billion

5 Comedians That You Didn't Know Were Killing It on Social Media

Matthew Kobach
Mike Birbiglia’s Twitter account is a diamond in the rough. While most comedians use their social media pages almost exclusively to promote their own work, Birbiglia’s account is full of funny quips about his own life and his frustrations with Twitter.
5 Comedians That You Didn't Know Were Killing It on Social Media

Using YouTube to Enhance Your Online Presence

BradFriedman
YouTube can be an invaluable tool for enhancing a business’s online presence. With YouTube, you can develop your brand and also create awareness for your products and services. There are a number of templates you can use to create a short, entertaining video about the topic of your choice and include YouTube in your social media strategy.
Using YouTube to Enhance Your Online Presence

Thanks to Google, YouTube Is Now a Viable Channel in Any Social Media Strategy

BradFriedman
Your social media strategy got a big boost last year. Late in 2013, Google made sweeping changes to how YouTube treats people wanting to comment on videos. This is great news for businesses that may have shied away from YouTube, in spite of its many obvious advantages.
Thanks to Google, YouTube Is Now a Viable Channel in Any Social Media Strategy