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Obviously, We All Just Need To Put YouTube Vids On Our Facebook Pages FTW

by James Ball on July 22, 2010

…then we can all pack up and call social media conquered! Oh, I should point ot that “FTW” in the title is short for “For The Win”. I know that seeing this all over Twitter when I first started there made me think of old biker t-shirts from an earlier time. Seriously though, I’m wowed looking at the state (stats) of YouTube in this great infographic from the folks at

I mention Facebook because it was launched just one year prior to YouTube. The incredible growth of these two companies is near spooky to me. Regardless of how you may feel about these sites personally, the fact remains; if you’re not utilizing them both, you may be missing some the considerable pieces in your social media strategy puzzle!

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Not every business feels like it can make great use of video.  If this sounds like you, perhaps creating a video from photos or screen grabs might be a good solution for you. While we’re on the YouTube topic today, here also are 10 Killer Tips for Creating a Branded YouTube Channel , which is a very good thing for a businesses to have!

Are the numbers represented in the infographic surprising to you? What are your thoughts about YouTube, have you had great success (failures too if you want to share them) from the use of video in a campaign or social media strategy? Do tell…the comments are yours!

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