Archive for the 'YouTube' Category


Toasted: Dempsters Partners with Dee

Dempsters Bread partnered in a very unique and funny way with comedian and actor Gerry Dee. Dee, a Canadian will also benefit from this, having just released a new book. The campaign involves Dee working at a juice bar where there is a supposed promotion on added vitamins to the juice. Customers are duped in a Candid Camera fashion to
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Dragging Out the Drag and Drop

Facebook finally added a feature that is way over due. Drag and drop photos. How long since that feature was active on YouTube for videos? A year, maybe more? This feature also allows to upload more than one, delete them from the post and have a preview. I do wish that the next roll out would see that the photo
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Carefully Posting to YouTube

I chose this title for today’s blog entry as I had a whack of videos to post to YouTube, but noted to do so with care.¬† During the posting process you should remember to tie them to a category if you want to have them indexed. Also it is handy to create a playlist of the videos so that you
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YouTube Rewind 2012

This year, YouTube looked at views, shares, searches, parodies, remixes, and responses to identify the 10 videos that everybody was talking about in 2012.

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Spreading Your Message with YouTube

Having reached a point where her business and personal life is in disarray because of business dealings with Loblaws, Amanda House took to YouTube to appeal directly to company president Galen Weston about past dealings and failures about her company YoPro and Loblaws. I first saw this when a friend on Facebook posted this. His comments ring true with regard
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The Growing Face of Advertising on YouTube 2012

As YouTube’s global audience hit 800 million users in 2012, YouTube’s content inventory has kept pace and has grown to 160 channels of original programming. Google looked at audience reach and brand metrics across 448 campaigns in 6 countries (U.K., U.S., France, Germany, Japan, and Italy) over the last 12 months. This infographic captures the efficiency and effectiveness of advertising
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The Music of Nick McKaig

Get With the Music of the Season

You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch (Holiday Vocal Cover) Happy Merry Holiday Christmas etc. Nick McKaig makes a great cover of the classic Grinch theme. And if your sick of the seasons music, then check out Star Wars – all vocal. Sweet. I have a TaunTaun under my tree this year please Santa. This is my version of “You’re a
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To the Land of Mordor. Fasten Your Seatbelts.

  Air New Zealand partnered with WETA Workshop on a brand new Hobbit inspired Safety Video. It features cameo appearances including Sir Peter Jackson. This is part of a larger campaign by the national carrier which runs on the back of the fact that the LOTR and Hobbit triologies were shot in New Zealand. Smart campaign that utilizes the force
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Calling this One as a YouTube Hit Bump

Something about this fellow in the current Southern Comfort ad campaign that makes me smile and think that this is going to be a larger item than a posted ad on YouTube in the weeks to come. Fall might be here, but I can always relive summer with my own doppelgänger. One of the comments sums this up the best:
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Using YouTube to Market Your Products

If you think that YouTube is a place where kids go to steal movies or adults waste time watching silliness, you are right. But that is not the only audience that is using YouTube. By far, the platform is a fantastic venue to showcase your product and market your business in a cost effective way that was unthinkable only a
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