According to the latest statistics from YouTube, “300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute”. This is just one of the many staggering facts and figures surrounding the success of the internet’s most prominent video marketing platforms. Here’s another fascinating factoid: “According to Nielsen, YouTube reaches more US adults ages 18-34 than any cable network.” It’s funny how things change, when I was in that age group cable TV was the next big thing, and today it seems everyone wants to cut the cord. With that said, these days when you think about the ever changing landscape of social media and content marketing, I’m sure there’s no doubt in your mind that YouTube is here to stay.
I shared my best Pinterest marketing ideas in this interview with Jeff Sieh. But first, let me tell you a little about Jeff. He’s the man behind the widely popular Google+ Hangout series called The Manly Pinterest Tips Show. Yes, that’s right, men love Pinterest too! Jeff is also making a name for himself in the world of video production and social media management with His Design Online, the company he started a few years back. I think Jeff is the perfect person to advocate for the wide spread adoption of Pinterest by men around the world.
Rob Cubbon is a London-based blogger that I connected with several years ago through blogging communities and social media networks. It’s been a pleasure to watch Rob build his reputation and authority online through his blog, freelancing and web design expertise. To date Rob has published several Kindle books on Amazon covering WordPress, passive income, home-based business and more. It’s been several months since the last time an interview was posted here on the blog, but I really wanted to share some of Rob’s story here because I know you will get inspired by what he’s done just like I did.
Do you find yourself scratching your head trying to figure out what to post on Facebook and other social media sites?
I feel your pain. I manage a handful of Facebook pages and I used to spend hours trying to figure out what type of content my followers like to see and share. Then back in 2012, I found PostPlanner. PostPlanner helps you find viral content to post on Facebook and other social sites!
Record, Edit, Publish: 3 little words that can have a huge impact on the growth of your online reach. Now is the time to put your fears aside, swallow your pride, do whatever it takes to put yourself in the right frame of mind to start making videos today! There is no better time than the present because the latest research from Compete Pro demonstrates that in the U.S. YouTube is more popular than Facebook.
We all know that it’s important to take time out to clean-up our streams so we can focus more of our attention to engagement. There are plenty of tools that can help us build an engaged following on platforms like Twitter and Facebook. Yet in the case of Google+, there’s only one tool that will save time and simplify the cleansing process and that tool is Circloscope. Christine DeGraff and Craig Fifield took over development of this wonderful Chrome extension earlier this year and at the beginning of each training video you’ll hear Christine say – “Circloscope is a powerful circle management tool, that can help you grow and active and engaged following on Google plus.”
As a rule, don’t compare your YouTube stats, to those of other YouTubers. Set realistic goals for your channel and only make comparisons with yourself. Otherwise, you might get discouraged when you see others racking up numbers on one single video that you can’t muster across your entire channel!