Great article by Amy Mae Elliott for Mashable about the phenomenal reach of YouTube - pick of the points for me… Some Jaw-Dropping YouTube Statistics and why you must have a business presence for your company video on YouTube. As of February 2011, YouTube has 490 million unique users worldwide per month, who rack up an estimated 92 billion page views each month. We spend around 2.9 billion hours on YouTube in a month — over 325,000 years. And those stats are just for the main YouTube website — they don’t incorporate embedded videos or video watched on mobile devices. YouTube’s Social Stats Social media-related YouTube stats are just as impressive. YouTube says that on average there are more than 400 tweets per minute containing a YouTube link. Meanwhile, over on Facebook over 150 years worth of YouTube videos are watched every single day. You can read the full article here Are you using video to promote your business and get higher search rankings? Do you have video on your website homepage? If not, would you consider it?
Video for your website - Announcements
If you have big plans for your business, then a video is a great way of showing them to the best advantage. You can not only talk about your plans but can show them off with video clips and stills. This video from the MD of Royal Windsor Racecourse does just that by showcasing everything that the racecourse does best and highlighting it. This is a great technique that you can use on your own website for product launches, expansion details etc.