|17 December 2019|
In this blog, we discuss the recent updates that have happened on YouTube. YouTube has made these updates to comply with COPPA and they apply to everyone who uses the site.
|22 February 2019|
Article 13 is a directive which aims to adjust copyright law to bring it up to date in light of new technology, and how easily media is shared online so to better protect copyright holders from having their work monetised illegally by third parties.
|29 November 2018|
With thousands of videos being uploaded every day, it is important for you to stand out and make your videos as accessible as possible. In this blog, we explain how you can download and upload your own Closed Captions to YouTube.
|02 November 2018|
Want to get your YouTube videos higher in the search rankings? then here is our guide full of things you can do to boost your YouTube SEO.
|24 May 2018|
YouTube has a facility that automatically generates subtitles, which can be great but it is not 100% accurate and is certainly worth correcting to help you viewer understand your video, especially if they are watching with no sound.
|15 November 2017|
A trend that is being predicted for 2018 is the use of video marketing within gaming, a follow on from the many gamification adjuncts for motivating employees in the sales and customer service fields perhaps? The top genre of sponsored content in the first quarter of 2017 on YouTube was gaming – so those Marketers on the lookout for the next biggest marketing channel to emerge should definitely be keeping their eye on it.
|28 April 2017|
You can upload any kind of video to YouTube, even those shot straight from your Smartphone. So what should you consider when loading videos to YouTube so as to get the best delivery results for your work? Our Technical Guru, John Groves, shares some of his insights in this Guide to getting the best quality encoding for YouTube video content, part one!
|06 April 2017|
The YouTube sensation is one that has dominated the video platform for the last 10 years and continues to do so, despite the best efforts of its rivals.
So how did YouTube reach such meteoric status and why does it continue to dominate?
|09 November 2016|
The success and importance of video in search and marketing was perhaps recognised in 2006 when Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion. No wonder that having video on your home page on line provides a 54 times better chance of you getting returned in a Google search result list. Of course, Google then decided to roll forward the idea of ads to monetise its investment in YouTube and capitalise on the success of the channel for brands, marketers and individuals giving yet another way in which to push potential customers to a product or service.
|04 November 2016|
An important use of Google Analytics with your YouTube channel is to see how it steers viewers to your website and vice versa. Do they come from your website? What other types of website do they come from? Maybe with this sort of information you can start to expand your video strategy and align yourself with complimentary topics and sources.