Monday, November 05, 2007

Tubemogul, Rob Zombie and Video Tags

I use Tubemogul to upload and track all my videos. This chart below shows a bump in viewership on Halloween. What caused it?

It turns out that Rob Zombie was a guest editor on YouTube for Halloween. His first choice was a timelapse rotting pumpkin. It wasn't my rotting pumpkin video, but mine showed up as related (because of the tags) everytime someone watched the one he mentioned. That generated a big boost in views for all my videos.

What's ironic is that Rob Zombie is a good friend of my nephew Brian.

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