How Youtube Pay Channel Could Significantly Alter the Online Video Experience especially for Brand.

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When it comes to online marketing, there are very few free traffic strategies that will work best for you. And you cannot mention these free traffic strategies without bringing in the mother of them known as Youtube

Youtube is a stellar website. Everyday millions of people visit this site to watch their favorite videos, hear their favorite songs, and even get educated on some valuable subject of their choice. It doesn’t matter what business you’re in..I’m confidence that you can make youtube work to your benefits. But in recent times, i’ve learned that Youtube will announce a series of channels that will require payment (according to the AP this week)—an action that could change the dynamic of online video, especially for brands and companies.

The content on the new pay channels will be in addition to the millions of videos viewers watch for free on YouTube. The Financial Times reported earlier that viewers would be charged as little as $1.99 a month for subscriptions. Read the rest here

The the most thoughtful question is this, “why youtube is doing this? Simple. They know things are changing. That’s what technology does, changes things. And they want to test the waters of this differing from the normal new world before their old one crumbles in on itself.

There is good news for video production companies though. Their business will boom as a result of this move but what about the rest of us? How will this impact your brand?

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Photo credit: laurafreberg.com

I don’t have the right answer today but i challenge you, dear reader, to examine your TV watching habits, and see whether or not this move will offer everything you’re looking for in entertainment world. I am leaving you with this quote by Richard Feynman

For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled – Richard P. Feynman

Have a great weekend and please share your thoughts below.

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One thought on “How Youtube Pay Channel Could Significantly Alter the Online Video Experience especially for Brand.

    lista said:
    May 15, 2013 at 5:12 pm

    Had never heard about something like this. thanks for sharing it.

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