10 facts that will make you wonder why you haven’t advertised on YouTube yet

Thinking of advertising on YouTube? Whether it’s an in-stream video, or discovery ad; we’ve compiled a fact list that will have you wondering just why you haven’t attempted YouTube advertising.  

As the second largest search engine in the world and the biggest video sharing service on the planet, it can be used for companies large or small to develop a YouTube marketing strategy & find customers. Come and delve into these 10 facts about YouTube with us. 

  1. Videos are shared 1200% more than text and links combined.
  2. Over 1 billion hours of YouTube videos are watched everyday.
  3. 70% of YouTube viewers buy from a brand after seeing it on YouTube. 
  4. YouTube has over 2 billion monthly active users.
  5. More than 70% of YouTube watch time is on mobile.
  6. 60% of people prefer online video to live TV.
  7. YouTube is the world’s second-largest search engine.
  8. YouTube is responsible for more than one-third of mobile internet traffic.
  9. 500 hours of video production content are uploaded to YouTube every minute.
  10. 51% of YouTube users visit the site daily.

Need we say more? Are you using the power of video by advertising on YouTube to your best advantage?


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