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- February 13th, 2012 by JoshRimer.com
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There are some great videos for businesses and brands on YouTube. But maybe more often than not, there are some really bad ones. ReelSEO put together a list of some doozies to help highlight just what is is that can make a promotional video so cringingly bad on YouTube. Here are four quick tips...
- January 27th, 2012 by JoshRimer.com
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YouTube recently announced that its platform is serving over 200 million views from smart phones and internet-capable mobile devices daily. As I wrote about last year, there’s only one direction for mobile video viewing to go from here…. and that’s up! Having said that, content creators...
- April 22nd, 2011 by Guest Blogger
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When it comes to internet marketing, 2011 might be the year that video starts overtaking text as the preferred information medium. It’s not just college kids with iPhones and bored moms watching YouTube videos anymore. According to the Forbes Insight article ìVideo in the C-Suite: Executives...
- April 17th, 2011 by JoshRimer.com
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Almost everyone wants to create the next viral video because of the incredible exposure it can get them and/or their companies. YouTube celebrities have benefited from viral videos in building their audience and many businesses in turn have benefited from that by providing product placement in their...
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Last weekend I went to the first annual VloggerFair – a festival to celebrate everything to do with vlogging. If you’re not really sure what vlogging is, it’s basically the video version of writing a blog post. Typically vloggers are known as the people who go out and document their lives (often on a daily basis) on video, which they post to YouTube....Read More »
I love doing song parodies on my YouTube channel. My most viewed video is a song parody – Father Lover (NSFW) with over a million views, and ever since then they’ve been mainly what I’ve focused on for my channel. My latest one was Gay Man’s World, where I turned Cher’s song about powerful women into one about gay pride. Now I have a...Read More »
Last year I was the closing keynote speaker at the TGC conference in Victoria, BC. It’s an annual event put on by Canada’s LGBT Tourism Industry Association. One of the people in attendance was the owner of FunMaps, a company that’s been creating paper maps of gay friendly travel destinations for many years. They were about to launch a new web presence...Read More »
2012 was a great year for me in a lot of ways, but especially with managing to achieve one of my goals of being a public speaker. Who knew that this goofy comedian would actually be someone that people in the business community wanted to listen to? I managed to book myself more than a dozen speaking engagements in Vancouver last year and then finished it off by being...Read More »
Advertising a product through videos on YouTube is one of the most effective forms of marketing to reach potential customers, to share knowledge, and connect with users. Here are some ways to use YouTube as an effective marketing tool: 1. Create a YouTube channel. Having a YouTube channel exclusively dedicated to your videos can help your business to gain exposure. The...Read More »
The Music video has long been an art form that also serves as an effective marketing tool. Even today, music videos are still a dominant medium that musicians use to deliver their content to music fans throughout the world. But the vehicle for how the music video has typically been delivered has undergone a change. Where once MTV was the go-to outlet for everything...Read More »
This Monday was Project for Awesome (or P4A for short), the time every year (since 2007) when YouTube content creators come together to promote a charity or cause and try to get the rest of the community on the website involved in raising money and making a difference. Last year I focused my video on Africa Relief, and this year I decided to go with a specific organization...Read More »
These days, recording a professional-looking Web video interview is becoming easier and cheaper. However, it is still easy to get things like lighting, studio set up and the background wrong. At Software Advice, we shoot a lot of Web video, and we wanted to share tips we’ve learned from trial and error along the way. Here are three key areas to focus on to help you...Read More »
This year I’ve had the opportunity to speak to a number of groups in Vancouver, BC about YouTube marketing. They’ve all been based around how entrepreneurs, small business owners & marketers can better use YouTube (the second largest search engine) to get their companies / brands / clients exposure and turn viewers into customers. This month I’ll...Read More »
If you’re like me, you have an iPhone… and love it. You probably also watch YouTube videos on it. Well, today Apple released their new operating system (update) iOS 6, and one of the changes that comes along with it is the removal of their native YouTube app. The relationship between Google and Apple has been changing now that they’re pretty much...Read More »