Entries by Dave Myatt

Facebook loses friends

Perhaps this time Facebook loses friends. It was meant to be Facebook’s 12th birthday gift to its users. A celebration of users’ friends for Facebook Friends Day. The automatic creation of a “video” of selected users’ photos and timeline moments auto-edited together in a series of Polaroid-style framed images with music added. They look like […]

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YouTube sees red

No, YouTube isn’t angry. YouTube Red is their spin-off service that allows paid subscribers to watch videos without ads, download videos for watching offline for upto 30 days and lets you listen to videos with the screen off. They call this, “background play”. Unless I’m missing something obvious, “background play” isn’t exactly revolutionary – closing […]

Facebook – what’s not to like?

Facebook. Love it or loathe it you can’t deny its presence or power. People have been “liking” in huge numbers for years. For many, it’s as much a part of their daily lives as waking up in the morning. What’s not to like? With billions of users worldwide Facebook has become a monster-sized operation. On […]

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Video content from awards

Video content from awards is an excellent way to get more marketing mileage from your event. It costs a lot of money to stage an awards ceremony. It makes absolute sense to gain the most traction you can from your investment. Video works hard for you and your business long after the thrill and fun […]

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Buying easy with Google Buy Now Button

No one can deny the success of Google. In the world of marketing, if your brand can evolve into the verb, it’s fair to say you’ve cracked it. Success is yours-very well done. Nowadays we don’t just research something online, we “Google it”. Hoover did it. And it lasts a long time. Mr Dyson must […]

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YouTube celebrates 10 years

10 click-packed years of YouTube. The world’s leading online video distribution platform and now second largest search-engine. It really doesn’t get any bigger than this. YouTube Celebrates via its Spotlight with their own A-Z of YouTube: Celebrating 10 years #HappyBirthdayYouTube 11m+ views and counting. There’s 75 references and 18 filmmaking styles depicted in less than […]

The sponsors are revolting

When one-third of your income (around £1BN) is from sponsorship it stands to reason that your sponsors carry some weight. If they signed up and paid a lot of money to have their brand associated with a world-class organisation, surely they shouldn’t expect it to be run like the mafia. The allegations of bribes, bungs […]

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YouTube 10th Birthday

10 years ago today. YouTube’s first ever video was uploaded. Nothing special on first glance but it turned out to be the start of something bigger than anyone could have ever imagined. It’s had 19.4million views, 223,000+ thumbs-up and (oddly) 11,700+ thumbs down. YouTube’s popularity is now such that as each minute goes by another […]

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Up Periscope – Twitter gets video on turbo

Twitter is already one of the world’s most powerful social media sharing platforms but what will happen to it now that video is added to the mix in a super-easy-to-use way? It’s been possible to link videos and post to your Twitter feed before but their new Periscope feature brings video preparation and publication to […]

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Google loves video – Google loves YouTube

Video on YouTube works and we know Google loves video. The facts prove it. Video is the future of digital marketing – see the twenty-seventh of our bite-sized video marketing facts and get in touch with us to find out more by calling 01902 296 222. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/7RxoCqykI9M” autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] This is one of a […]

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Video Keeps Visitors On Websites

Video holds visitors on websites longer. People love video. The facts prove it. Video is the future of digital marketing – see the twenty-sixth of our bite-sized video marketing facts and get in touch with us to find out more by calling 0800 977 8523. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/m0OEIc-sy2Q” autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] This is one of a sequence […]

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Video Ads Work – People Watch Them

People aren’t put off by Video ads online – they get watched and they work. The facts prove it. Video is the future of digital marketing – see the twenty-fifth of our bite-sized video marketing facts and get in touch with us to find out more by calling 0800 977 8523. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/PxWIIB1ODLA” autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] […]

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Video Is Best To Bring Products Alive

Video is proven to be the best way to bring products to life. The facts prove it. Video is the future of digital marketing – see the twenty-fourth of our bite-sized video marketing facts and get in touch with us to find out more by calling 0800 977 8523. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/lv8CiPhvKT8″ autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] This is […]

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Video Takes Over The Internet

Video is quickly taking over most of the internet’s traffic. The facts prove it. Video is the future of digital marketing – see the twenty-third of our bite-sized video marketing facts and get in touch with us to find out more by calling 0800 977 8523. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/YTmq3Jbsjzc” autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] This is one of a […]

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Video Cuts Through – People Retain The Info

People remember what they see and hear in a video. The facts prove it. Video is the future of digital marketing – see the twenty-second of our bite-sized video marketing facts and get in touch with us to find out more by calling 0800 977 8523. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/wRZoKzer3To” autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] This is one of a […]

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Video Is Best For Click-Through Rates

Video performs best for getting click-throughs. The facts prove it. Video is the future of digital marketing – see the twenty-first of our bite-sized video marketing facts and get in touch with us to find out more by calling 0800 977 8523. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/UDUmWFbKw18″ autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] This is one of a sequence of videos created […]

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Video Is Much Stronger Than Text

Video is the most potent marketing weapon available anywhere today. The facts prove it. Video is the future of digital marketing – see the twentieth of our bite-sized video marketing facts and get in touch with us to find out more by calling 0800 977 8523. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/vjlMIMV9nKc” autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] This is one of a […]

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People Love To Share Video

People love to share video – just take a look at the stats. The facts prove it. Video is the future of digital marketing – see the nineteenth of our bite-sized video marketing facts and get in touch with us to find out more by calling 0800 977 8523. [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/08Oilx5kvhs” autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] This is […]