ReelSEO Posts from March, 2011

Best Branded Viral Video Marketing Ads - Skittles Creeps You Out & QuadroCopters Play Tennis

Best Branded Viral Video Marketing Ads   Skittles Creeps You Out & QuadroCopters Play Tennis

Every week there are countless brands taking advantage of the word-of-mouth power of YouTube to spread ideas and thoughts about their company. Some execute their videos better than others. Of all the many branded videos that hit the web on a daily basis, two clips ...

Fox Is Going To Kill The Flash Mob With New Reality Show

Fox Is Going To Kill The Flash Mob With New Reality Show

How do you know an online trend is possible reaching its apex? When network television creates a summertime reality show around it. Enter Fox's "Mobbed," which airs tonight, March 31, 2011. It's hosted by Howie Mandel, and will showcase various elaborate song and dance routines ...

Mobile Video Users Jump 40% Says Nielsen, But Growth Rate Declines

Mobile Video Users Jump 40% Says Nielsen, But Growth Rate Declines

Nielsen just released their Q3 and Q4 2010 State of the Media for mobile video usage. In the report they state that mobile video users jumped some 40% just both Q3 and Q4 in year-over-year numbers. That's a pretty massive jump so I thought it ...

Netflix Tweaks Canadian Streams, Saves 70% Bandwidth to Fight Greedy BCE

Netflix Tweaks Canadian Streams, Saves 70% Bandwidth to Fight Greedy BCE

Canada, the land of metered and capped Internet bandwidth (BOO!) and social healthcare (YEA!) and...I have to say it Luke, back bacon (Yea!). But back bacon aside, the important thing is that Netflix has taken a hard look at the service they're offering in the ...

Nielsen and comScore Row Over Patents

Nielsen and comScore Row Over Patents

Nielsen, who was previously sued by and then paid $15 million to Jupiter Media Metrix for patents regarding  the collection, analysis and reporting of information concerning computer activity is now suing comScore for pretty much the same thing. Uh oh, someone is angry over someone ...

Can YouTube Stardom Translate To The Real World?

Can YouTube Stardom Translate To The Real World?

A lot of YouTube stars are trying to move from online video stardom to the kind of fame and career enjoyed by typical entertainers in the world of movies, television, and music. We've got the upcoming Chronicles of Rickroll movie, starring Double Rainbow Guy and ...

Vimeo Finally Launches iPhone App & It's Totally Worth The Wait

Vimeo Finally Launches iPhone App & Its Totally Worth The Wait

Vimeo has been working on an iPhone app for a long time, determined to make it as good as possible. And from the sound of it, they've succeeded, which means the wait has been worth it. Today Vimeo has released a free iPhone app that ...

Google Adwords Launches Paid Search Video Advertising (Media Ads): What Does it Mean for You?

Google Adwords Launches Paid Search Video Advertising (Media Ads): What Does it Mean for You?

It's been quite some time since Google Adwords starting looking at new ad formats via their AdWords New Ad Formats Initiative, well it seems like it is paying off as just last Thursday they announced a whole new ad format called Media Ads. The initiative ...

YouTube Stars Rhett & Link Land IFC Deal for Reality Show

YouTube Stars Rhett & Link Land IFC Deal for Reality Show

It seems that Hollywood has finally realized how popular this online video thing is, and they've started digging further and further into sites like YouTube and Vimeo to find their next big hit. Not too long ago, I wrote about Epic Meal Time, and how ...

Amazon Launches Unlimited Video Streaming, Netflix Endangered? Probably Not

Amazon Launches Unlimited Video Streaming, Netflix Endangered? Probably Not

Amazon Prime has launched an addition and that means that, in the US, you can stream some 5,000 films and TV shows from their cloud thanks to their Amazon Cloud Player for just $79 a year. Since I'm not in the US I can't use ...

Interactive Are 50% of AdoTube Video Ads in Q4 2010

Interactive Are 50% of AdoTube Video Ads in Q4 2010

AdoTube released their Q4 2010 Format Index on video advertising. This information is based on the 65 to 90 million in-video ad impressions they serve per week and covers the products they offer for advertisers. So this is more of a snapshot of their service ...

An Unsolicited Advertising Suggestion for YouTube

An Unsolicited Advertising Suggestion for YouTube

YouTube, like their parent company, has some pretty slick programming applications. The most impressive, in my opinion, is Content ID. Content ID monitors uploaded video and alerts copyright holders whenever copyrighted video content is used illegally - automatically. At that point, the copyright holder can ...

Monday Morning Grindhouse - Weekend Viral Video Clips To Start Your Week

Monday Morning Grindhouse   Weekend Viral Video Clips To Start Your Week

I know how tough it can be to get going on a Monday morning. You've spent all weekend relaxing, running errands, doing yard work, watching basketball, and just generally doing whatever you darn well pleased. But come Monday morning, it's back to the grind. The ...

2010 IPTV Worldwide Report: 34.6% Growth, 45.4M Subscribers

2010 IPTV Worldwide Report: 34.6% Growth, 45.4M Subscribers

Broadband Forum put out its 2010 numbers last week along with Point Topic and it looks like it was a pretty strong year all around. A good amount of growth, 34.6% in the year in IPTV subscriptions coupled with further penetration in the broadband adoption ...

Air New Zealand’s Mid-Air Disco Party Video #RICHROLL

Air New Zealand’s Mid Air Disco Party Video #RICHROLL

I'm usually full of strong opinions about online video and social media marketing, but after watching the newest Air New Zealand video "Mile-High Madness with Richard Simmons! #RICHROLL," I'm not sure if it's the best thing I've ever seen or if I should go punch ...