YouTube’s been rolling out a lot of great new features in the last few months, but YouTube Audience Retention (i.e. Drop-Off) metrics was my favorite pseudo-enterprise-level-service addition. It lets you see where viewers stopped watching. For example, within the first 10-seconds, 30-seconds, or 60-seconds (common drop-off points in online video). You get to watch your …More
YouTube Analytics – Audience Retention (Drop-Off) Metrics
Video from The Ticker Show: Think Outside the Business Card
The Ticker Show is a Real Estate and Technology vlog (i.e. video blog) that has provided some great content on YouTube. A recent episode titled Think Outside the Business Card (September 6, 2011, video below) addresses the issue of Realtors saying, “I work for XYZ Realty,” when they get asked what they do. Essentially, it’s …More
Comprehensive list of YouTube embed code options
If you’ve read some of our YouTube-related blog posts (like linking to a specific time position), you know what an embed code and/or a YouTube URL looks like. This post is the creme-de-la-creme of YouTube URLs and embed code options. Basically, reference this: http://code.google.com/apis/youtube/player_parameters.html The Overview section starts with this write-up: This document defines the …More
How much is Video worth if a picture is worth $1,000?
Frame Rate or FPS (Frames Per Second) refers to the number of unique consecutive images (i.e. frames) displayed per second in a video. It is common for video to play at approximately 24, 25, 30, or 60 FPS. In other words, TourKick videos are like having 30 unique, consecutive, HD photos displayed every second! The …More
REALTORS: Video marketing facts you need to know!
Facebook dominates video sharing! Videos posted on Facebook are shared 218% more than Twitter and Email combined. Don’t just upload the video to YouTube share it to your social networks. People with money watch videos Pew Internet & American Life Project reported that 78% of respondents with an annual income of $75,000+, consumed videos online. …More
YouTube linking to a specific time position
Our example/typical YouTube video link for this tutorial is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69hADT4pWWc Link to a video – Start at any time position Start playback at time position 1:20 (1 minute and 20 seconds into the video): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=69hADT4pWWc#t=1m20s Add #t=1m20s after the video’s URL FORMAT: t=XhYmZs –> X hours, Y minutes, Z seconds NOTE: If there’s already a …More