Tag Archives: Youtube

Best Kept Secrets and Answers

How do you find the best kept secrets and answers to your most difficult questions and challenges? It used to be that if you wanted to know about something, or learn something new about a particular topic, you had to go to the library or to a school that offered a class!?

Today, all you have to do is go to the Internet and Google it.  The only problem is that Google returns thousands, even millions of pages with the same keywords and search terms as yours, and just how certain can you really be that the information you find is correct, or even accurate?

The same goes with all the other search engines, but how do you filter out the junk from the valuable and legit content?  Well, it’s easy.

Best Kept Secrets on Youtube

YouTube Video is about the most solid search engine that returns the most credible content!  Why YouTube you ask?  Because seeing is believing and when you watch most things and tutorials in a video, it’s more relevant, easier to understand and believe, and it removes the potential of one to wonder off within their own imagination.  While the comments on YouTube are ungoverned and quite atrocious, the video content is for the most part… Amazing!

I learned how to play the ukulele on YouTube.  My wife learned how to sew with her sewing machine on YouTube.  A friend of ours learned how to best change his baby’s diaper on YouTube. And today, I found the answer to the best kept secret in the world on YouTube.  “The Best Kept Secret of the Dollar!”  This one will really get you thinking.

Go ahead, try it! Search YouTube just as you would Google, Yahoo, or MSN for ANYTHING and see what you get?  Then compare it to your other search engine findings.  Even the search engines are now showing videos from YouTube as results in the top of their search engine results pages.

Youtube’s New Partnership Promotion

Since Youtube members and video creators are the true heart and soul of Youtube, they’ve now recognized the content creators value to their platform, and have just launched a partnership promotion program for users. Since getting views is what Youtube believes is a users top priority, they’ve come up with this new idea and plan.

The new program reaches a variety of new users in and around the Youtube platform and outside the Youtube walls on other websites and platforms where video is being played, the Google Display Network being one of them.  Video as ad minutes?  That’s right, watch the video below for more details.


If you want to allow your Youtube Channel to participate in Youtube’s offsite partner promotion, just CLICK HERE, read the details, and click on the “save” button at the bottom of the page. That’s it! Now just sit back, relax, and let the network with reach to 92% of Internet users do their thang!!

Stay tuned, there’s more to come…

10 Top Ways and Tools to Use Video

Video is a powerful way to deliver any message to any audience.

Since the birth of television, video (both recorded and live) has been the #1 media platform to reach any target audience anywhere across the globe. Now, with Internet access and the ability for anyone to post video for FREE, it’s amazing that more people aren’t taking advantage of this huge target marketing and advertising opportunity.

10 Top ways and ideas how to use Video in your community and business today:

Brand Yourself – Create a 1-3 min. short video about YOU. The best approach here is to do it interview style and have 1 of your fellow agents interview you. This will be easier for you as well.  Just write down 10 questions that you want them to ask and then start recording.

Home Buying Tips – What are the Top 20 Buying Tips you could share with a potential buyer? Write these down and create a series of videos. This will give you content for a long time and Best of All you are Branding yourself as the Expert in your market place.

Home Selling Tips – What are the Top 20 Selling Tips you could share with a home seller? Same as above. Write these down and create another series of videos.  Ideas: Using Video to market , Stage your home, How to land on the best price, Landscape, etc…

Client Testimonials – Once again we bring in Branding. Now your clients are going to Brand you as the expert. Do this on the day of closing. Just get a quick 30-60 sec. Testimonial. Make sure you talk with them prior to springing the camera on them. You’ll have video testimonials for your websites and blogs.

Community/Neighborhood Tours – What are the Top 10 Neighborhoods in your market that are currently moving inventory? Create 3-5 min. video montage of the Community/Neighborhood. No need to worry, I will walk you through this and assist you in creating fantastic tours.

Community/Local Events – What are the Top 25 Events in your Market? Let’s create 2-3 min. montage videos of these events. Christmas Parade, 4th of July, Farmers Markets, Art and Music festivals, etc…. Local events are some of the most seasonally searched on the web.

Schools – Meet with the principal of each of your local schools and create a 2-3 min. interview all about the school.  Use sites like screenr.com to create videos about schools scores, ratings, top awards etc. that can be acquired from sites like greatschools.org and others.

Interview local business owners – Each month sit down with a local business owner and create an interview about there business. This will provide you with amazing content and extremely Strong Relationships with the business community.

Glossary of Terms – What the Heck is CRS, ABR, CRE? How about Escrow, The Closing Process – There are so many terms in the real estate world that you can do a video on. Write down the Top 25 and create a series of videos on Real Estate Terms.

Your Partners – The people you work with the most such as Home Inspectors, Mortgage, Radon, Home Stager etc. Let’s create a video series about 2-3 min. each featuring these partners.


Here are some FREE sites and tools that will be useful as you dive into the video realm. As you explore some of these, you’ll discover many creative ways to take your video experiences to the next level making the message you’re trying to deliver more powerful and much more fun for your viewers and target audiences.

1. Start off by understanding the History and Facts about Video and Youtube

2. See what some companies are doing with their Youtube Channels to enhance the experience.

3. Tom Ferry explains the importance and “POWER” of Video in your Business.

4. Google Maps proves that video is a Global Powerhouse for content exposure.  (Just add latitude and longitude to your videos on Youtube and your video could also appear on Google maps.)

5. Create a FREE Business Video Blog.  This one is #1 on Google for “Real Estate Video Blogs”

6. Syndicate your Video across a multitude of Video Hosting sites with TubeMogul.

7. Get a FREE Offline Video conversion software to convert your videos into any format.

8. Convert any video or ANYTHING to ANY format online using Zamzar.

9. Create video by selecting characters and simply typing text with Xtranormal.com.

10. Article Video Robot can convert your text articles into video.

Bonus: Video email and Video Conferencing made easy using IwowWe.com

Bonus II: Create your own search Google video stories with Youtube’s Search Story tools.

Bonus III: Need Royalty FREE Music for your videos?  Incompetech has a large library and variety.

Online video editing tools, sites, and products to make your videos look PRO!

Finally, Youtube’s TestTube, some unique and awesome features/tools you don’t want to miss.