A video company came to my office yesterday´┐╝

A video company came to my office yesterday to interview me. Spicy Dog Media is creating a series of videos for their YouTube channel-Getinourhome-dealing with all aspects of buying or building a house in Ireland. They are interviewing a number of so-called experts who might be involved in the process. For example, an architect, finance… Continue reading A video company came to my office yesterday´┐╝

2,000,000 views on my YouTube channel

2,000,000 views. I was chuffed to receive notification from YouTube that my little YouTube channel had now reached a milestone of 2 million views of my videos. When I started the channel back in 2011, I never thought about 2 million views, or any other milestone like that. It has been easily one of the… Continue reading 2,000,000 views on my YouTube channel

A year-end review of my YouTube analytics

I am carrying out a year end review of my marketing efforts with a view to tweaking and optimising for 2022. One of the pillars of my marketing is my YouTube channel and the videos I make. I need to ensure that I am spending my time making videos about the topics and issues which… Continue reading A year-end review of my YouTube analytics

Video marketing-the vital importance continues to grow

I have been lucky enough to get stuck into video marketing at an early stage in the growth of my business. I uploaded my first YouTube video to my YouTube channel on St. Patrick’s Day 2011. That’s over 10 years ago. It is inevitable the quality of the videos would improve over the next 10… Continue reading Video marketing-the vital importance continues to grow

I made my 1st TikTok and the stats are amazing

I uploaded my first TikTok on Tuesday this week and the viewing figures are stunning. Today, Friday, as I write this the short video I uploaded about getting the gift of a site and the tax considerations has had over 82,000 views. Take a look at the image below. That is in one week! It… Continue reading I made my 1st TikTok and the stats are amazing

I reached 14,002 YouTube subscribers yesterday

I am chuffed that I have now reached 14,002 YouTube subscribers on my YouTube channel. You might, if you did not know better, see this as some sort of vanity metric. Something with which to stroke the ego. But I know the value and power of YouTube for my business. I have seen it repeatedly… Continue reading I reached 14,002 YouTube subscribers yesterday

How this 39 second video works so effectively

I made a 39 second video recently which packs a punch and does a great deal of heavy lifting for me. It follows a certain formula I use when making a particular type of video. Let me explain. I have previously written about the video formula which involves 3 steps: When I was I believe… Continue reading How this 39 second video works so effectively

Avoid the familiar mistake of seeking perfection in your marketing

I read an update on LinkedIn the other day from a small business owner who has evidently embraced video marketing as part of her marketing strategy. This is a first, crucially important step which I am repeatedly banging on about and encouraging on this blog, on my YouTube channel, on my Instagram, and anywhere else… Continue reading Avoid the familiar mistake of seeking perfection in your marketing

Live Streams on YouTube-My Observations on My 1st Two Live Streams

I did my first YouTube live stream at the weekend just passed, on Easter Monday at 12 noon. I have previously written about doing my first live stream but that one did not actually feature me, and I was not on camera at all. It was just a test or dry run to see how… Continue reading Live Streams on YouTube-My Observations on My 1st Two Live Streams

Why You Need a Strong Questioning Filter When Consuming Digital Marketing Advice

I listen to a lot of podcasts, most of which are concerned with online marketing. The vast majority  are of limited value, but there are some notable exceptions. And within those exceptions you need to apply a certain personalised filter to extract value for your particular circumstances. Let me give you one example.  Today I… Continue reading Why You Need a Strong Questioning Filter When Consuming Digital Marketing Advice