Posts Tagged: YouTube

Video of the Week: Rebecca Black's Friday Song

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Watch out Justin Bieber. Rebecca Black has entered the teenybopper pop scene. And the video for her song, Friday, is blowing up on YouTube.

Blowing up because it’s a great song? Nope. It’s actually so horrible that it’s hilarious. I’m pretty sure that’s why it has more than 15 million views on YouTube.

Video of the Week: Babies Laughing Hysterically

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Ragan.com does a great job of including funny videos in its PR Daily News newsletter. In case you missed the Baby Laughing Hysterically at Tearing Paper video, we’re sharing it here as our Video of the Week feature. Although my heart belongs to hilarious cat videos, I’m also very fond of hilarious baby videos. This one may be my new favorite!

The 2011 Global Social Media Check-up

Posted by in Marketing, Mobile, Social Media, social networking, Video, Web, Web 2.0.

In many of the social media presentations I’ve given to public and private groups, I’ve referenced the social media usage surveys completed by global public relations firm Burson-Marsteller. One week ago, the firm updated its look at the usage of social media by Fortune 100 companies. There are a few interesting stats worth noting: There… Read more »

Three Reasons Why Video Helps Connect You With Your Audience

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Last year, YouTube celebrated its five year anniversary. Viewers have been fascinated by the enormous success of YouTube, with companies in particular looking to duplicate its success through their video messaging. From my experience with creating YouTube content at the Detroit Medical Center, here are three reasons why videos help connect with one’s audience.