August 8, 2017
Howard Weiss, President, The Weiss Company, Inc.
Unabashedly ripped off from Mary Lister at WordStream http://www.wordstream.com/blog/ws/2017/03/08/video-marketing-statistics
32 Video Marketing Statistics for 2017... So Far
82% of Twitter users watch video content on Twitter
YouTube has over a billion users, almost one-third of total internet users.
45% of people watch more than an hour of Facebook or YouTube videos a week.
87% of online marketers use video content.
One-third of online activity is spent watching video.
85% of the US internet audience watches videos online.
The 25-34 (millennial) age group watches the most online videos and men spend 40% more time watching videos on the internet than women.
92 percent of mobile video viewers share videos with others.
90% of Twitter video views happen on a mobile device.
10 million videos are watched on Snapchat per day.
51% of marketing professionals worldwide name video as the type of content with the best ROI.
Marketers who use video grow revenue 49% faster than non-video users.
59% of executives agree that if both text and video are available on the same topic, they are more likely to choose video.
Social video generates 1200% more shares than text and images combined.
Video drives a 157% increase in organic traffic from Search Engine Results Pages.
Videos up to 2 minutes long get the most engagement.
85% of Facebook videos are watched without sound.
Video on a landing page can increase conversions by 80% or more.
Native videos on Facebook have 10 times higher reach compared to YouTube links.
The average Conversion Ratio for websites using video is 4.8%, compared to 2.9% for those that don’t use video.
Having a video on a landing page makes it 53% more likely to show up on page 1 of the SERP.
46% of users act after viewing an ad.
An initial email with a video receives an increase click-through rate by 96%.
14% of marketers used live videos in their social media marketing in 2016.
44% of SMB owners and marketers plan to put money behind video content on Facebook in 2017.
Video attracts two to three times as many monthly visitors.
Blog posts incorporating video attract 3x as many inbound links as blog posts without video.
Combining video with full-page ads boosts engagement by 22 percent.
Viewers retain 95% of a message when they watch it in a video compared to 10% when reading it in text.
Internet video traffic will be 69% of all global consumer Internet traffic in 2017.
By 2019, internet video traffic will account for 80% of all consumer Internet traffic.
The average user spends 88% more time on a website with video.
The stats continue to pile up (and FaceBook is really changing the landscape.) If you're still trying the "figure out" whether you should add video to your website, it's time get off the dime and act.
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