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Rewinding YouTube: Hits of 2014!

Dec 12, 2014 | 1,044 views | by Ritu Sharma
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As the year ends, it is time to rewind and recall the videos and entertainers which enthralled and captivated audiences in 2014. It was Comedy nights with Kapil which topped the slot but independent video creators also scored big time such as TheViralFever and AIB, which created a huge storm on YouTube. Net users caught on to YouTube viewing spoof parodies of leading politicians and news anchor. AIB’s Genius of the year video featuring Alia Bhatt exposed Bollywood’s sense of humour and this amazingly comic video came in second. The seatbelt crew video carrying social message on road safety became viral and attained the 7th spot in the top ten videos which trended this year.

Google AdWords for Video Will Now Offer Insights on Paid & Organic Video Performance!

Dec 12, 2014 | 940 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has announced the revamp of reporting feature available in AdWords for video. While the video campaigns were still isolated from other AdWords campaigns, new reporting changes will make it easier for advertisers to measure the performance.

Advertisers running TrueView video campaigns will be able to access the insights in AdWords. The new dashboard will pull more data from YouTube, so advertisers will not have to toggle back and forth between YouTube analytics and AdWords to see the overall performance of their videos in terms of organic traffic & from ads.

Now Pick a YouTube URL that Reflects your Channel Name!

Nov 28, 2014 | 1,319 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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There's a possibility that your YouTube account URL is not quite in line with your brand. The reason being, it was created years ago and now your business has turned out into something else.

Earlier, the only option was to create a new account with a URL that suits your business. But, that would require you to undo all the work done in the years to build YouTube followers.

Want to Make it Big in Music Industry? “Indie Music Outreach” Could be your Ticket to Success!

Oct 14, 2014 | 1,427 views | by Ritu Sharma
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From the classic music videos like George Michael's “Freedom” to the awe inspiring “Vogue” by Madonna, music is all about songs that thrill and videos that excite. YouTube is an awesome platform to reach and capture the hearts of music lovers worldwide. PYS's iconic “Gagnam Style” and southern sensation Dhanush's “Kolaveri Di” are just some of the most famous songs where artistes used YouTube to create a buzz and gain instant fame and recognition. Collaborating with celebrity performers has also become easy because YouTube has opened a whole new world for music aficionados.

Get a Minute-by-Minute View Count of your Videos with YouTube’s New Real-Time Analytics!

Sep 19, 2014 | 1,514 views | by Ritu Sharma
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YouTube has updated its Analytics dashboard to provide video publishers a minute-by-minute breakdown of data in the last 60 minutes and hour-by-hour data for the last 48 hours on how their videos are being viewed. This will give them early insights into how their latest video is performing and help them adjust the promotion strategy of the video in the future.

YouTube Keyword Tool is Dead: Replaced by AdWords Display Planner Tool!

Sep 5, 2014 | 1,424 views | by Ritu Sharma
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If you are trying to use the YouTube keyword tool, you will be disappointed. On searching for the tool, you will be sent to a YouTube 404 page not found page. Google has removed the free keyword tool and now suggests using the Display Planner’s AdWords for video keyword suggestions. To access the Display Planner, users must have an AdWords account.

YouTube Keyword Tool YouTube Keyword Tool is Dead: Replaced by AdWords Display Planner Tool!

YouTube Encourages Real Time Posting with the Launch of New App for Content Creators!

May 27, 2014 | 2,842 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Here’s some good news for the content marketers out there. Very soon YouTube will be launching a new app for all the content creators, giving them easy access to YouTube’s creator features. The new app will help them manage their channel through their mobile. YouTube took to the Official YouTube Partners & Creators Blog to shed more light on the new feature.

YouTube Enables Channel Owners to Add Three Second Intro to Their Videos!

May 5, 2014 | 1,167 views | by Ritu Sharma
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YouTube now enables users to create a 3 seconds intro video to the start of every video on their channel. YouTube said in a blog post that the new intro videos will help channel owners build a consistent brand that their fans recognize. To automatically add the video users can:

  1. Upload the three seconds intro video you’d like to use to your channel as an unlisted video.

YouTube Expands the Default Display of Video Description to Five Lines from Two!

Apr 9, 2014 | 1,189 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Space constraint while describing a video on YouTube? YouTube has some good news for you. Google's online video giant has made a small but promising change to the video pages this week by expanding its video description display into a complete five lines visible area.

YouTube Expands Video Description Box YouTube Expands the Default Display of Video Description to Five Lines from Two!

YouTube Overtakes All Other Social Media Platforms in Post Click Engagement!

Apr 2, 2014 | 1,923 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Over the years social media has evolved to become one of the most significant sources of referral traffic, but have you ever wondered about the behavior of these visitors post click? According to a recent study conducted by Shareaholic, YouTube supplies the most engaged viewers to brand partners through referral traffic. Interestingly, the post click engagement delivered by Facebook lags far behind YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter.