Mukbangs started out in 2010 and has been gaining international fame over the last decade. Bloggers and influencers that do these mukbangs can earn as much as 10,000 US dollars in one video. Since this kind of content is popular, many people enjoy making it. However, mukbangs have a much darker background than audiences could imagine. [Read more…]
Blogging has long been established as a path to revenue online, whether you’re trying to monetize your blog with advertising, or using a blog to improve your company’s reputation and conversion rate. In any case, if you’ve been relying purely on written content, you’re falling behind the times.
Visual content, and specifically video content, is now king. Not only is visual content easier to consume and retain, it’s also attracting significantly higher demand; it’s estimated that in 2017, video content represented 74 percent of all internet traffic.
So if you already have a blog, and you’re new to the world of video content, what’s the best way to incorporate video into your existing strategy? [Read more…]
Creating video content for a blog that is really able to engage viewers can involve a lot of different factors. At the end of the day however the goal should be to attract attention and interest viewers, and keep them interested through to the end.
While that is often easier said than done, it is far from impossible. In fact here are 5 tips in particular that may help you to come up with far more engaging video blog content: [Read more…]
At first glance it may seem as though creating video content for a blog is easy enough – all you really need is a killer idea, a way to record the video, and you should be good to go. Unfortunately it really isn’t that easy, and if you want to create great video content you may be surprised to know that starts long before the camera begins to roll.
The surging popularity of videos has been increasingly palpable as more website owners use this format to publish their content. If you’re not using this media channel to create and distribute content for your website, you’re missing out on this valuable traffic resource. According to eMarketer, 52 percent of web traffic comes from videos, with 72 percent of website visitors watching these videos as reported by the New York Times. Video-sharing giant YouTube gets over one billion unique visitors on a monthly basis. As you can see, the numbers are staggering, making video content marketing a very effective method to drive traffic to your website.
Blogging has evolved over the years from simple text based posting by hobbyists sharing their passions. It’s now a powerhouse tool for reaching billions of readers worldwide using ideas and discussion to change world views, challenge norms and sell products. As we go with the flow of the blogosphere we continuously look for ways to make our own messages stand out from the rest and gain special attention and traction. In this day accomplishing this and increasing website traffic is a difficult task as competition becomes stiffer and readers’ attention spans become microscopic.
There is one medium able to hold the attention of this fast paced age and that’s video. The rise of video blogging has been a slow one but we’re seeing where many “vloggers” who took early advantage of sites like YouTube and Vimeo, are both rolling in the dough and enjoying rich experiences with their audiences. Online video has already started replacing cable TV viewership with more time being spent online. [Read more…]
Editor’s note: Post updated in August 2019 to reflect new plugins.
Video has taken over the web, and according to TechCrunch, adults now spend nearly six hours per day watching videos on the internet. For those of us with easy access throughout the day to sites like YouTube, that number can grow exponentially. While, yes, you can easily embed some code into your blog post, there are many WordPress plugins for video. From helping you share self-hosted videos to displaying videos from YouTube or Vimeo in a beautiful way, there’s something for everyone.[Read more…]