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YouTube Facts That You Need To Know For The Sake of Your Business

YouTube Facts That You Need To Know For The Sake of Your Business

YouTube Facts You Need To Know!  Are You Using YouTube to Boost Business?


YouTube is a place where we can watch music videos, view some how-to tips for that new project, or just watch something funny to make us laugh. But there’s so much more to this picture.

YouTube is a gigantic sea of entertainment and information, run by businesses, kids, and Internet weirdos who can do some pretty cool stuff.

Business owners have come to quickly realize the massive influence that videos on YouTube has.  If you haven’t used it as a social media marketing tool to promote your business, you need to read the following YouTube facts, pronto!

Here Are a Handful of Staggering YouTube Facts That Will Blow Your Mind:


  • YouTube has over 2 billion users.
  • Almost 5 billion videos are watched on YouTube every single day.
  • 62 percent of businesses use YouTube as a channel to post video content.
  • YouTube reaches more 18-49-year-olds than any cable network.
  • 94 percent of American users between the age range of 18-44 year old accessed YouTube at least once a month.
  • YouTube is the second largest search engine, right after Google. It’s bigger than Bing, Yahoo!, and Ask combined.
  • There’s more video content uploaded to YouTube in a 60-day period than three major U.S. television networks created in 60 years.
  • 819,417,600 hours of video has been added in the 10 years YouTube has been around.
  • Approximately 500 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube every minute.
  • The world’s highest paid YouTube stars earned a combined total of $54.5 million in 2015.
  • YouTubers watch 46,000 years worth of content annually.
  • 62% of all YouTube views are from mobile devices (using a smartphone or tablet).


And there’s more.  To gain even more exposure for your videos on Youtube, your videos and channels can be SEO optimized.  Click here to see some of the simpler steps you can take to optimize your YouTube videos.

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Why stop here?  If you want to make a deep impact, consider some Youtube advertising options.


Fun Fact!

When was the very first video on YouTube uploaded?

It was on Saturday, April 23rd, 2005 at 8:27 PM, where one of the co-founders Jawed Karim posted the video of his visit to the San Diego Zoo. Karim talked about elephant’s trunks in this video titled “Me at the Zoo”.


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Rob Pacinelli

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