Google Video is a goldmine of how to video tutorials for affiliates seeking to learn Internet marketing. Its resources containing over 33,000 files on affiliate marketing from video sharing sites around the web and growing everyday. Approximately, one third of these videos originate from Youtube.
Just a small sampling would include topics like online marketing, installing WordPress, Joomla, traffic building, webhosting, email marketing and many more.
Although, some are blatant advertisements, many provide the viewer with valuable information.
There are many other video sharing sites that can be used as a resource.
But, Google Video is unique in that it has indexed all the video contained at these sites making them all available at one location.
Finding Online Marketing Tutorials On Google
You can access Google Videos from their home page. At the very top of the page click on the words more and then video, from there you can use topic specific keywords to narrow search results.
You can narrow results further by relevance, rating, popularity, date and time duration.
Weed out many of the advertisements by selecting a time duration greater than 4 minutes. This will also allow you to bring up more search results.
Time durations greater than 20 minutes will render fewer search results but they tend to be the most content rich videos.
There are three viewing options TV, list and grid.
To view videos without opening a new window select list.
A service that will allow you to stay current on topic related video is Google Alerts.
Once you sign up for this service they notify you by email.
Who Gains From Video Marketing
Available to rich and poor alike, Youtube cuts across class lines.
Gurus and amateurs use the popularity of video to teach new internet marketers strategies to build successful online businesses. If they provide good information, they can attract a loyal following.
This is a win win situation for all parties. Affiliates or new online marketers are provided with free training.
And, the video marketer through attraction marketing has a receptive audience, which can be leveraged to sell future products and services.
* List Building: Create squeeze pages to capture email addresses.
* Content Management: A simple domain search (ex. WordPress site:www.youtube.com) for WordPress tutorials renders over 52,000 in the search results.
* Traffic Building Tools: Social networking, bookmarking, article writing and linkexchanges.
* Article Writing: Creating and distributing articles to directories.
* Website Tools: Learn about free website tools for design and graphics.
* Google Adwords: How to set-up up and manage an Adwords account. Getting the best ROI (return on your investment). Choosing the most profitable keywords.
Don’t Get Scammed
The Internet runs rampant with individuals selling get rich schemes. The promise of earning hundreds or even thousands of dollars a day can be alluring.
Often the promoters of these schemes know the system does not work. But, they profit from the poor unsuspecting individuals who buy the memberships, ebooks and videos they sell.
Like fish in the sea, new Internet marketers who strive to learn the secrets of making money online are often hooked by these con artists. After diligently trying to implement training materials with little or no success, the new Internet marketer begins to doubt their ability to ever succeed in online marketing.
Benefits Of Google and YouTube Videos
As we all know, the written word can sometimes be confusing. Being able to see the narrator give step by step demonstrations can help increase clarity when compared to other media like ebooks and articles.
Youtube and Google videos are an excellent research tool. Because of the massive catalogue of available tutorials you could spend countless hours-learning new and valuable information.
Some of the videos are like mini-courses lasting an hour or more.
If you are just beginning your journey into the world of affiliate marketing, buying expensive teaching materials may not be an option.
Youtube and Google are a great place to find free instructional videos.
Source by Nick Kaplan