7 Steps for Writing Successfully on YouTube (yes, I said YouTube)

Huh? Isn’t YouTube a video site? Indeed it is, BUT YouTube is also the second largest search engine in the world, and it’s the writing that will boost your content to the top of search results. In today’s media-loving world, video posts are no longer an option. Whether you’re posting how-tos, product demos, testimonials or interest … Continue reading “7 Steps for Writing Successfully on YouTube (yes, I said YouTube)”

You ought to to be in pictures: video for business

Think YouTube is only about goofy stunts and music videos?  Think again.  Video marketing is on the rise.  According to an April 2011 social media marketing industry report, three-quarters of those who surveyed intend to increase their use of YouTube and video marketing, making it the top area in which marketers will invest in 2011. … Continue reading “You ought to to be in pictures: video for business”

Watch This and Win! Brilliant Business Brand Uses for YouTube


Who’s using YouTube?   Businesses—lots of them. Is yours? In my October social media column in the Durham Business Times, I suggest plenty of ways to make this fast-growing marketing tool work for your business. But seeing is believing. Consider these viral video successes. The Old Spice Guy’s rich “Hello, Ladies.” Home Depot’s easy how-to’s. T-Mobile’s … Continue reading “Watch This and Win! Brilliant Business Brand Uses for YouTube”

Ever Heard Of The Fun Theory?

TheFunTheory.com is dedicated to the thought that something as simple as fun is the easiest way to change people’s behaviour for the better. Be it for yourself, for the environment, or for something entirely different, the only thing that matters is that it’s change for the better. Read more about the concept and see the … Continue reading “Ever Heard Of The Fun Theory?”

What Are You Doing With YouTube Video Channel?

If videos are your thing, please visit and subscribe to my youtube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/aWEBthatWORKS.   If  you have a moment, please click on comment link, and tell me what you’d like to read more about. I’ve been helping people market themselves on the Internet since 1993, and  time permitting I’d like to help you too. Click … Continue reading “What Are You Doing With YouTube Video Channel?”

Embedding YouTube Videos

We recently discovered that the code YouTube provides to allow us to embed videos into our websites does not validate. Why should you care?  If code is not valid (is not properly written), although it may very function okay on your computer, it can cause lots of problems for other software such as: printers – ever experienced your printer spitting … Continue reading “Embedding YouTube Videos”

Facebook and Twitter Attacks Were Political, and Personal

Twitter, Facebook, Livejournal, YouTube, and Blogger came under a sustained, simultaneous DDoS attack yesterday, with Twitter going offline completely for a while, and Facebook running slowly and reporting strange error messages to users before its security staff managed to wrestle control back Read more about this attack at Technomix | Fast Company.