Does Google Still Rule Video Views? (surprising)

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Most of us see (on a daily basis) and know (for a while now) that video is heavily consumed online.

From humor to sex, and anything in between. The blended results of media (videos, images, books, news) in search engines, for example – are proof of this transition and movement. It’s exciting for business owners also, because “anybody” can do a quick video with tips to help their clients and get their message spread out there.

Making sure your promote and get videos uploaded to the places people are looking and re-visiting is key.

Which destination online has now overtaken Yahoo as the most views for media that you should consider?

Google is still the #1 destination for video views… BUT:

In this recent online video and media report (pdf), Facebook surpassed Yahoo to become the number two platform.

Note: as with anything you do online, quality trumps quantity – so test the different levels of engagement, time spent on site, and overall feedback. The social signals are important, but so are your metrics. Lots of traffic with little conversation or conversion is not fun over the long haul.

worlds biggest video traffic site - number two

Learn more about this report here:

Online Video Report Q3 2010

What do you think?

Start uploading videos to your fan pages too!

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