31 Days to Build a Better Blog: Day 1

 A few days ago I bought a copy of 31 Days to Build a Better Blog by Darren Rowse, founder of Problogger. Darren offers awesome advice on a consistent basis, and I thought it was time to tune up my blogs… especially since most of them are looking pretty lame and I need to increase Read more about 31 Days to Build a Better Blog: Day 1[…]

5 Tips to Increase Your Video Views

soccergirl.jpgIf you don’t have access to a beautiful Japanese soccer playing woman, but still want to increase the popularity of your videos, don’t despair. Here are a few simple things you can do to help your videos stand out from the crowd…

1. Pick an attention getting thumbnail for your video.

The video to the left took only one day to get to the most viewed videos on YouTube for that day. I wonder why? Hmm… could it have to do with cleavage? I think so. YouTube currently makes a thumbnail preview for your video using whatever is at the halfway point in your video.

You should try to edit wisely so you can have a thumbnail preview that will make people want to click and watch your video. Or, do like LonelyGirl15 does and put a frame or two in the middle to make your video thumbnail. Other video sharing sites allow you to select a thumbnail, but until YouTube adds this option you will have to use this little “hack”. Otherwise you can end up with a very dull looking thumbnail that nobody will be interested in. Try to make a thumbnail that makes people think… “Hmm…I wonder what this video is about?!”.

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How To Increase Blog Traffic With YouTube

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last year or so, you probably know that YouTube is one of the most popular web sites on the Internet. Every day millions of people visit YouTube to watch the latest viral videos, or check the recent activity on videos they have uploaded to their account. If you play your cards right you may one day wake up to find one of your videos featured on the YouTube home page – which could result in millions of views and could even give your career a significant boost.

One day I logged into my account and found that a video I uploaded was featured on the YouTube home page. I lucked out and this happened the week that Google acquired YouTube which further increased the exposure of my video. In less than a week that video received over 1.5 million views. To date it has been viewed over 3.5 million times. But how did this increase traffic to my blog?

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Andy is a multi-faceted personality with diverse life interests. He sees life as a journey to be fulfilled in best possible, enjoyable way. He has tried his best to combine the subjects that is interesting for him into this awesome site. In his professional career, Andy is an experienced startup specialist and serial Entrepreneur having started over 20 companies in Thailand/SE Asia. His personal side evolves a passion for photography, philosophy and travel. To know more about him – andyaditya.com

YouTube Can Make Your Traffic Soar

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last year or so, you probably know that YouTube.com is one of the most popular web sites on the Internet. Every day millions of people visit YouTube to watch the latest viral videos, or check the recent activity on videos they have uploaded to their account. If you play your cards right you may one day wake up to find one of your videos featured on the YouTube home page – which could result in millions of views and could even give your career a significant boost.

One day I logged into my account and found that a video I uploaded was featured on the YouTube home page. I lucked out and this happened the week that Google acquired YouTube which further increased the exposure of my video. In less than a week that video received over 1.5 million views. To date it has been viewed over 3.5 million times. But how did this increase traffic to my blog?

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Andy is a multi-faceted personality with diverse life interests. He sees life as a journey to be fulfilled in best possible, enjoyable way. He has tried his best to combine the subjects that is interesting for him into this awesome site. In his professional career, Andy is an experienced startup specialist and serial Entrepreneur having started over 20 companies in Thailand/SE Asia. His personal side evolves a passion for photography, philosophy and travel. To know more about him – andyaditya.com