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  • 8 Best Practices for Brands Using Instagram Stories

    Instagram’s move to make its Stories feature more like Snapchat’s has drawn in quite a lot of viewers. With an increase of 50 million users in the past three months, Instagram Stories is looking more promising as a way for brands to entice new followers to watch their content on this platform. But simply using this feature doesn’t guarantee that your brand will improve your ...

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  • How Refinery29 Owns its Lifestyle Video Presence

    Founded in 2005 with just $5000 by four friends dedicated to helping others refine their personal fashion, Refinery29 is now one of the most popular, fastest-growing media brands in the world. The female-centric brand defines itself as a “lifestyle destination that delivers nonstop inspiration to live a more creative life,” and as of 2016, was valued at $500 million.

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  • Business Insider Videos Thrive on Delivering Soft News

    For the last eight years, Business Insider (BI) has risen through the ranks of news and entertainment websites to become one of the most-recognized brands in the industry. Across the world, millions of people read the German-owned, American-created company’s multiple editions, while companies take advantage of not just BI conferences but also the original research generated t ...

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  • Here’s the Daily Mail’s Winning Social Video Strategy

    Since its inception in 1896, the Daily Mail has been a huge hit with readers and audiences around the world, thanks to its long history of independent reporting, coverage of foreign affairs, and mass appeal. In its early days, the middle-market newspaper grew so quickly the owners had to find more printing facilities; by 1902, the Daily Mail boasted the largest circulation in ...

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  • Audiences Can’t Get Enough of Wonder Woman Video Content

    One of the most highly-anticipated films of 2017 just made its debut in US theaters. Can you guess what it is? Nope, it’s definitely not Captain Underpants. The film is (and you better believe it) Wonder Woman. According to a recent survey by Fandango, the #1 movie audiences are most excited for is DC’s upcoming, female-led superhero flick; 92% of Fandango’s survey participan ...

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  • How The New York Times is Making News With Social Video

    Founded in 1851, the New York Times (NYT) is one of the most recognized media companies in the United States, as well as across the world. Over the last 160 years, NYT has built a name for itself as a destination for authoritative news and professional journalism, so much so the brand has earned 122 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other newspaper can claim.

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  • Destruction Content Is Blowing Up on YouTube

    In the spring of 2016, Reddit users lost their minds over one YouTube channel in particular and directly contributed to its massive growth. How massive? Well, within 30 days, the lucky Finnish-based Hydraulic Press Channel, which specializes in destruction content AKA as squishing just about anything with (unsurprisingly) a powerful hydraulic press, saw a 6000% growth in subs ...

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  • YouTube Live: The Ultimate Brand Guide to Live-streaming on YouTube

    While live streaming has been around for a while now, only in the last year or so has this particular form of online video become immensely popular. In fact, according to livestream, 81% of internet and mobile audiences watched more live video in 2016 than they did in 2015. Additionally, research from MarketsandMarkets predicts the video streaming industry as a whole will be ...

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  • Facebook Dwell Time: What Video Marketers Need to Know

    For years, the success of brands’ advertisements and content on Facebook was predicated on the idea of engagements — how many clicks the content got, how many comments it received, how many likes it generated, etc. But now, there’s a relatively new metric the social media platform started prioritizing: dwell time.

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  • 5 Brands and Publishers Killing It with Instagram Video in 2017

    Instagram may have started out as a photo-sharing platform, but it’s now known as one of the top destinations for short-form video content. Some publishers in particular have mastered the art of Instagram video, and consequently built an avid following, millions to billions of views, and quality engagement rates.

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  • Here’s Why National Geographic Rules Social Video

    National Geographic has existed for over 120 years, initially starting as a society of individuals interested in science, exploration, and adventure. The brand then developed into a media powerhouse, with the first edition of its magazine launching in 1888. Over the years, National Geographic (or NatGeo as it’s shortened to nowadays) has become synonymous with powerful storyt ...

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  • Facebook Users Find Video 5x More Engaging Than Images

    Over the last few years, Facebook has quickly risen to become a powerhouse video destination, with its top ten publishers routinely pulling in billions of total views each month. But just exactly why is that the case? Scientifically, is there a reason Facebook users, and even Instagram users, are attracted to video content when they’re on the site? Facebook says yes, at leas ...

    ReelSEOin Social Facebook- 20 readers -
  • A Day in the Life Of: Head of Brand Partnerships at ATTN:

    In the world of video marketing, statistics and data are consistently touted as the most important metrics to consider when determining the success of a branded content campaign. But sometimes it’s important to pause for a moment and remember that stats aren’t everything, even in this technology-driven world.

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  • 8 Killer Content Ideas for Facebook Live Video

    Brands and video marketers who want to step up their live content game don’t need to look any farther than Facebook Live. The broadcasting platform, which was officially introduced in April 2016 to all Facebook users, has become a favorite destination for the site’s users when they’re looking for live content to entertain and inform them.

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  • A Day in the Life Of: An Intern at YouTube Channel Funhaus

    It’s typical to find online video executives and marketers frequently talking about such topics as brand deals, video strategy, and the best way to stay on top of the market without ostracizing audiences and losing a profit. At a business level, these conversations are important for driving and shaping the future of the industry.

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