YouTube Red has landed, an ad free YouTube… called it. It took absolutely no one by surprise last week when YouTube officially announced YouTube Red, their much speculated Ad Free Subscription option. While many users of YouTube might not be sold on the idea of paying for a service that is currently free, YouTube Red is offering […]
If you want news on how to make the most out of video online to promote your business our marketing blog is a good place to start.
Workshop Media likes to keep up to date with the latest updates to platforms like YouTube, Facebook and Twitter all of which offer different support for video content.
Marketing Blog Subject Index
DT’s Journal – A series of blogs from the mind of Managing Director DT Guest.
David’s Journal – Analysis and speculation (some wild) from Marketing Director David Forrest.
Video Marketing – A series of posts on using video to market your business.
Social Networks – Posts on the many social networks that are now major players in online video.
Event Video – A series of posts on using video to capture the value of your event.
The marketing blog is an opportunity to practice what we preach, giving away some goodies about what we do. It also gives us a chance to experiment with new ideas to see what works and how.
We hope you enjoy!
Thanks to the Lancaster BID, Marketgate Shopping Centre and Askam Civil Engineering for the tour of the new Lancaster Primark development this week. The former site of the Lancaster Market is currently being redeveloped to house the new Primark Store which is scheduled to be opening by mid 2016. The tour of the site included […]Lancaster BID, Lancaster Primark, Marketgate Lancaster, Primark
Happy Back to the Future Day! While our 2015 might not be as much fun as Marty McFly’s in Back to the Future Part 2, there have been some great tributes to the absolute classic film over the last month, running up to Marty and Doc Brown’s arrival date 21st Oct 2015. Check out our […]Back to the Future, Workshop Media
Workshop Media is an active member in the Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce. Friday 16th Oct was The Chamber’s Annual Dinner and an opportunity for a great night out at The Globe Arena in Morecambe. The team had a great night out with myself managing to win a bottle of bubbly courtesy of our City Lab […]Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce, Social Life
It’s been a big year for video on Facebook with video becoming a more integrated part of the Facebook experience. More and more video content is being uploaded directly to Facebook’s native video platform, but the one thing that is still missing is the ability to directly search for or access video content. Facebook search […]Facebook, Facebook Video Feed, Social Video, Video Feed
One of Alphabet’s major strengths is the smart or even intelligent algorithms that run the various services like Google Search. The latest addition to YouTube adds some of Alphabet’s algorithmic knowhow to the way it’s video thumbnails are generated. YouTube Thumbnails Whenever a video is uploaded to a video platform like YouTube a still thumbnail is generated from […]Thumbnails, Video Optomisation, youtube, YouTube Thumbnails
Like most social media platforms, Twitter has been busy expanding its support for native video content. But up until October 2015 users have been limited to uploading video content from the mobile apps. Even the desktop Windows Twitter app lacks the video upload function. But the latest update to Twitter.com allows for direct video uploads. Twitter Desktop Update […]Analytics, Desktop Video, Twitter, twitter video
Follow up to: Facebook’s Dislike button Will Help Marketing Workshop Media likes to keep up to date with updates to social networks, not just because many support video but because many, like Facebook, allow us to measure how video content is performing for ourselves and clients. One of the metrics used to measure a video’s […]Dislike, Facebook, Facebook Reactions