Here are a list of some incredibly stunning facts about video from Wyzowl:
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Businesses using video grow company revenue 49% faster, year-over-year, than organisations without.
79% of consumers would rather watch a video to learn about a product, than read text on a page.
YouTube is the SECOND most popular search engine, in the world. (In case you weren’t sure, number 1 is Google)
Forrester Research found that video increases the chance of a front-page Google result by 53 times! And considering only 10% of users look past the first page of search results, the first page is where you need to be!
Our Rise in Video infographic shows that videos are 4x more engaging than static content.
20 MILLION videos are uploaded to Facebook each month
39 BILLION videos are viewed per month in the U.S. That’s 211 videos viewed and 16 hours of time spent per person, per MONTH!
Mobile video traffic accounted for 55% of total mobile data traffic in 2015. This will increase elevenfold to 75% by 2020
Networking manufacturer Cisco state that 86% of the Internet audience is watching online video – that’s 183 million people!
More than three-quarters (76%) of users have visited a company’s website after watching one of their video ads on social media.
85% of Facebook video is watched without sound.
Among millennials, YouTube accounts for two-thirds of the premium online video watched across ALL devices.
99% of businesses will continue to use video throughout 2017.
The most viewed YouTube video is this:
By 2025, half of viewers under the age of 32 will not subscribe to a pay TV service.
Video in an email leads to 200-300% increase in click-through rates.
It would take an individual more than 5 million years to watch the amount of video that will cross global IP networks each month in 2020.
Snapchatters watch 10 billion videos a day.
In 1956, video recorders were sold for $50,000 and videotapes cost $300 per one-hour reel!
Users trust their friends’ judgement when it comes to video ads. 69% say they’d be more likely to watch a video ad their friend had shared.
The very first music video to appear on MTV was ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’ by The Buggles.
80% of users can recall a video ad they viewed in the past 30 days.
59% of executives agree that if both text and video are available on the same topic, they are more likely to choose video.
83% of businesses believe that video gives them a good ROI.
The most popular YouTube channel (at the time of writing this article) is PewDiePiewith 55,400,744 subscribers.
72% of businesses who use video believe that it has improved the conversion rateof their website.
Noted as the one of the first animated films ever to be made, Gertie the Dinosaur was created by Winsor McCay and it took 10,000 drawings to produce the 12 minute film:
Social Media Examiner found that 76% of marketers plan to add videos to their sites and video is now a higher priority than Facebook, Twitter and their blog.
When asked which skills they wished they, or their teams, were more adept at, 42.4% of marketers and 31.7% of SMB owners listed video marketing.
A staggering 98% of users say they’ve watched an explainer video to learn moreabout a product or service.