What is YouTube-

What is YouTube?

How can I use YouTube to improve my business exposure and grow my business?  At ilovewhatido Media we can create Video content, edit, upload and embed your video to enhance that plain ole text site.  Did you know…150 years of YouTube video are watched every day on Facebook (up 2.5x year/year) and every minute more than 500 tweets contain YouTube links (up 3x year/year).  Let’s get you out there.

We create video content at ilovewhatido Media.  Over 10 years of professional video creation.  Production, Director, Lighting, Editing and Promotion.  Video is important, but QUALITY IS KING!


What is YouTube Doing?  Blow Mind Video Content!

YouTube 2015 Statistics


  • YouTube has more than 1 billion users
  • Every day, people watch hundreds of millions of hours on YouTube and generate billions of views
  • The number of hours people are watching on YouTube each month is up 50% year on year
  • 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute
  • ~60% of a creator’s views come from outside their home country
  • YouTube is localised in 75 countries and available in 61 languages
  • Half of YouTube views are on mobile devices
  • Mobile revenue on YouTube is up over 100% y/y


  • More than a million advertisers are using Google ad platforms; the majority of these advertisers are small businesses
  • 85% of our TrueView in-stream ads are skippable
  • Google Preferred has been a huge success – we’ve secured upfront commitments from many of the top agencies, including OMG, Digitas, IPG, Carat and SMG, and sold out the majority of our product offering
  • Top YouTube creators were found to be more popular than mainstream celebrities among US teenagers (Variety)

Investing in Our Creators

  • Partner revenue is up over 50% from 2013 to 2014 (10/10/14)
  • We’ve been investing in our creators:
    • Opened YouTube Spaces in Los Angeles, Tokyo, London, New York and Sao Paulo, so far bringing in 60k+ people who’ve created over 6,500 videos that have generated more than 50 million hours of watch time, the equivalent of more than 5,700 years
    • Launched multimedia promotional campaigns highlighting top creators on YouTube in 7 countries around the world, increasing awareness for those featured by up to 4x
    • Of the 100+ channels we funded in 2011, 86 are in the top 1% of all YouTube channels, 25 have 1+ million subscribers and collectively they’re getting over 3/4 billion views a month
  • More than a million channels in dozens of countries are earning revenue from the YouTube Partner Programme, and thousands of channels are making six figures per year
  • We’ve invested tens of millions of dollars into Content ID, our copyright management system. The result is that, since 2007, we’ve paid out over $1 billion to partners who have chosen to monetize their claims using Content ID. -YouTube Stats


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