People want to embed YouTube videos on their website, but don’t want competitor videos showing in “Recommended Videos” at the end of the video play. YouTube changed embeds in 2018, to where you can no longer disable recommended videos from appearing after a video finishes playing. They want people to keep watching videos as much […]
Recently, I had a chance to do a presentation for the Nevada County Online Meetup. This was a deep dive on SEO, which included a presentation, and answering questions from the audience, during a lunch and learn. Fortunately, this presentation was videotaped for posterity, and is available on the NCO YouTube channel. What I wanted […]
YouTube hashtags are a new feature for video creators on YouTube. The hashtags appear above the video title when you are watching an individual video. How do you get hashtags on your YouTube videos? Put the hashtags in the video description and save it. You can have up to three hashtags in a video. When […]
If you have a YouTube channel you are trying to get more views for, you probably want to see what tags your competition is using on their individual videos. Descriptive tags are hidden from video viewers, but here’s how you can see what tags any YouTube video is using.
When you hear someone talk about content marketing, you probably conjure up thoughts of blogging. Maybe you’re even picturing filming videos for YouTube, or starting a podcast. But what if I told you that content marketing is much older than you think it is? What if I told you that things you never even considered […]
WP-Tonic is a somewhat new panel discussion show in the WordPress space. They have been producing monthly shows since September 2014, and hosts Bill Conrad and Jonathan Denwood have been publishing a weekly WordPress podcast since July 2014. Jonathan is an organizer of the Reno WordPress Meetup and runs the web agency Digital Delirium. Bill […]
Mobile web usage has now exceeded desktop web usage, so it’s important to make sure your YouTube videos are as mobile-friendly. Since YouTube and other video services give you an embed code with a declared height and width, the video often goes right off the page on smartphones. That’s not the type of experience you […]
Running a business is hard. Our viability depends on a steady stream of customers coming through our doors. There are days when it seems like our competitors are beating us at every turn — for attention, for publicity, for those customers that we need to stay afloat. There are billions of people all fighting for […]
Recently, I had to look up how to make YouTube videos autoplay — I thought this might be beneficial to other people. There’s also other parameters you can add to embed codes to control the user experience if you want to experiment on your own.