Importance of YouTube in Generating Online Value for Business
by Maanasi RK
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
YouTube has been the revolution in the Internet for sharing videos covering different topics. There are 24 hours worth of video uploaded every minute on YouTube making it the second largest search engine in the World. It has become vital for business to gain market value over the Internet and YouTube has the right mix with its varied topics.
YouTube has a reputation of being the place to look for funny videos. It is the second place to go after probably ‘Googling’ it. Most videos generate a one-time audience response, as very few people look for the same video again. Since YouTube plays such an important in search results and ranking, it cannot be overlooked. To reach out to your audience and to keep them coming back to view the videos again, here are some rules to be followed :
- Creation of a channel specific to the videos
- The video has to be optimized with the desired keywords and involving in the community discussions is vital
- It is also essential to upload new videos frequently
- It important to keep in mind while creating the videos that viewer would come back to view the videos only if the videos are informative, original and interesting
- Share the video across the social networking channels like Facebook and Twitter using the sharing options provided by YouTube using the share option provided. This helps increase visibility and better search engine optimization
- Embed the videos in the blog. This generates higher views for the blog as well as reaching out to the desired target audience
YouTube has become feature rich with its recent launch of trending topics, to provide more real time value and ease of use for the user in finding information on trending topics. This new addition has made YouTube all the more attractive making it vital for business to get a share of voice in the online market as the volume of search in YouTube is growing at an increasing pace.