Advent calendar 20: How to get hits on YouTube

On the eleventh day of Christmas,
The Bakery gave to me:
A YouTube Experiment

Ever since we posted the “Advertising with Bells On” video, it has actually become part of our job to monitor its progress; the reviews, the blog articles, the tweets, the likes etc… You’ll all be pleased to hear it’s doing extremely well. Without meaning to blow my own horn, I can honestly say that a large part of the advertising industry have declared it the best agency Christmas video of 2011. Today, we even appeared on

“You must have millions of hits!” I hear you say. Well… no. Because to get thousands of hits, you need a great video that people will want to share. To get millions, you need a kitten (in fancy dress for best effect), or a sex tape featuring a popular and desirable celebrity, or you could ride the wave of a recently announced scandalous pregnancy…

Ladies and Gents, without further ado, I give you my latest attempt at animation using Flash:

Let’s see how this bad boy does.


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  1. I want this to rocket to success.

  2. Rude tube here I come.

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