ReelSEO Posts from April, 2011

I'm Calling It: Web TV Series Are Officially Legitimized

Im Calling It: Web TV Series Are Officially Legitimized

Last week I wrote about the new Mortal Kombat: Legacy web series, which had just released its first episode. The director landed the gig by creating a fake trailer for a nonexistent Mortal Kombat film, which starred some recognizable Hollywood stars, and half a year ...

Watch The British Royal Wedding Streaming Live On YouTube

Watch The British Royal Wedding Streaming Live On YouTube

Do you have royal wedding fever? I only ask because all the magazines at the grocery checkout lane suggest that America is pretty fascinated with the upcoming wedding of Britain's Prince William and Kate Middleton. Americans and people all over the world are interested in ...

The 6-Step Social Video Exercise Plan for Marketing Executives

The 6 Step Social Video Exercise Plan for Marketing Executives

In my previous article "Why CMOs & Marketing Executives Must Embrace Social Video Marketing – NOW," I had my fellow social media strategists explain why getting your CMO, COO, CEO and other high ranking executives in your company to participate in social media and online ...

25 Jawdropping YouTube Video Facts, Figures, & Statistics

25 Jawdropping YouTube Video Facts, Figures, & Statistics

One of the best ways for a popular website to crow about its successes is the use of statistics. This is even more true with the world of video, which is ruled by things like view counts, comments, subscriptions, and ratings. We've all heard some ...

YouTube Beats Facebook & Twitter For Educational Social Video Potential

YouTube Beats Facebook & Twitter For Educational Social Video Potential

Well, it's official. YouTube is better than Twitter. At least... it is where education is concerned. That's the word from college professors who participated in a new study by Brabson Survey Research Group and Pearson, who overwhelmingly saw more value for secondary education in YouTube's ...

Nielsen and comScore Continue to Disagree Dramatically in Online Video Numbers

Nielsen and comScore Continue to Disagree Dramatically in Online Video Numbers

Nielsen and comScore will never see eye-to-eye and that goes doubly for the numbers they report. While comScore said some 174 million Americans viewed online video last month, Nielsen states it's only 144.2 million, or billion if you were to take their chart at face ...

Google Video To Close, All Videos To Be Removed By Mid-May

Google Video To Close, All Videos To Be Removed By Mid May

In a move that should surprise no one, Google Video hosting is sailing off into the sunset. In a way, it was inevitable. Ever since Google purchased YouTube back in 2006, they haven't really had much need or reason to give attention to Google Video--and ...

Are You Flipped Out About the Flip?

Are You Flipped Out About the Flip?

Sometimes products come along that just simply hit the mark. Whether it's based on filling a business or consumer need, or for its ease of use, innovative simplicity or aesthetic quality, these products have helped shape that industry. They've also spawned competition within its market ...

Faith in Social Video Marketing: My Q&A with Rob Bell of “Love Wins”

Faith in Social Video Marketing: My Q&A with Rob Bell of “Love Wins”

Last night I had the opportunity to personally meet with neo-evangelist pastor and social video marketer Rob Bell, the author of the New York Times bestseller book, "Love Wins." Learn from Rob himself on how his own upbringing, passion, and faith greatly shaped his own ...

Google Goes Silent...Film as Logo Turns to Chaplinesque Video

Google Goes Silent...Film as Logo Turns to Chaplinesque Video

Today is the 122nd anniversary of the silent film genius, Charlie Chaplin. To celebrate that, Google made a short silent film homage to Chaplin. The logo is brilliant in itself as you can see. The play button is clearly positioned to take the place of ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Explosive Amateur Footage

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Explosive Amateur Footage

If I showed you the list of potential videos for this week's round up, you guys would certainly begin to worry about me. I have a problem. I can't stop finding, collecting, and watching online videos. Thankfully, my responsibilities here at ReelSEO allow me to ...

Why CMOs & Marketing Executives Must Embrace Social Video Marketing - NOW

Why CMOs & Marketing Executives Must Embrace Social Video Marketing   NOW

Large and medium size companies are reporting larger budgets for social media and online video than ever before, along with a commitment to measure social media ROI that should encourage even more spending. Yet one recent study on the Chief Marketing Officers with Fortune 100 ...

Crowdsourced Video Is On The Rise: Interview With Stroome

Crowdsourced Video Is On The Rise: Interview With Stroome

I only found out about Stroome last week--and promptly wrote up an article about their approach to collaborative video editing and creation. Imagine my surprise when co-founder, Tom Grasty, reached out to let me know they were launching a new-and-improved version of the service this ...

HTC to Offer Movie, TV Rentals on New Superphone, Sensation 4G

HTC to Offer Movie, TV Rentals on New Superphone, Sensation 4G

HTC recently announced that they will offer an app that will allow the purchase and rental of TV and film right from their new Sensation 4G superphone. They recently invested in OnLive, a video game streaming service (Feb 2011) and made a strategic investment in ...

Vimeo, YouTube, ITV, DailyMotion See SEO Boosts as Google Panda (Farmer) Update Hits UK

Vimeo, YouTube, ITV, DailyMotion See SEO Boosts as Google Panda (Farmer) Update Hits UK

Searchmetrics did some research into how top websites were affected by that big Google algorithm update back in February that has been harshing the mellow of many website owners. The reason for the report is that as of Wednesday, the update went live across the ...