Especially on Facebook, since these tend to be nearly 10x shorter than YouTube. Tasty by BuzzFeed is a great example of how short videos can do tremendously well on Facebook. Their key to success? They are short, entertaining, and suck the viewer in from the very first second. And even though they are not using animation, it would only make sense to learn from their strategy. After all, who doesn’t want to have 30 million followers on Facebook?
Animated video is an amazing fit for social media – not only because of the huge potential audience, but because of the way people scroll through their timeline. The colour and vibrancy of animated video is a tremendous way to catch the eye – while research suggests that movement in a person’s peripheral vision can trigger a significant shift in their attention. If animated video isn’t part of your content on social media, there’s a good argument to suggest it should be!
Video SEO and optimizing videos for search results is not as difficult or magical as it might sound. There's a few tips and principles to follow that can help your videos start getting more views very quickly by increasing watch time and session watch time on your videos, as well as writing good titles, descriptions, tags, and other metadata about your videos.
OVAs originated during the early 1980s. As the VCR became a widespread fixture in Japanese homes, the Japanese anime industry grew to behemoth proportions. Demand for anime became massive, so much so that consumers would willingly go directly to video stores to buy new animation outright. While people in the United States use the phrase "direct-to-video" as a pejorative for works that could not make it onto television or movie screens, in Japan the demand was so great that direct-to-video became a necessity. Many popular and influential series such as Bubblegum Crisis (1987–1991) and Tenchi Muyo! (1992–2005) were released directly to video as OVAs.