ReelSEO Posts from April, 2011

Video Ad Spending to Increase 22% in 2011 says IAB Survey

Video Ad Spending to Increase 22% in 2011 says IAB Survey

The IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau) recently released some survey results that they did at the end of 2010, An Inside Look at Demand Side Perceptions of Digital Video Advertising which was conducted, analyzed and prepared by Advertiser Perceptions. The survey hit up people who are ...

Time Warner Cable Seeks Judgment on TWCableTV iPad App Legality

Time Warner Cable Seeks Judgment on TWCableTV iPad App Legality

Time Warner, who I wrote about earlier in the week when they hit a snag with their TWCableTV iPad App, has sought a legal judgment on the matter. The Southern District of New York was petitioned by the cable operator about the legality of the ...

Blogworld & New Media Expo 2011 New York Is Fast Approaching

Blogworld & New Media Expo 2011 New York Is Fast Approaching

It seems like only a few weeks ago Blogworld Las Vegas was going on, and I was home with pneumonia instead of hanging with new media people at the after parties. But in truth, that was more than five months ago. So it should come ...

YouTube Officially Announces Live Streaming Video Service

YouTube Officially Announces Live Streaming Video Service

After months (and years?) of speculation from all kinds of bloggers and media members, we finally have an official answer to the question of whether YouTube will ever get into the live-streaming video game: they will. YouTube today announced YouTube Live, which "will integrate live ...

DiSH Buys Blockbuster to Compete with Netflix, Best Buy and Amazon?

DiSH Buys Blockbuster to Compete with Netflix, Best Buy and Amazon?

The premium online video sector is going to heat up as DiSH Network was given the nod in the recent Blockbuster auction and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York approved the deal. DISH's offer of $320.6 million was selected as ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Unique Perspectives

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Unique Perspectives

The content pool is growing, I think. When I first started writing this weekly viral video round up column, I would flag maybe seven or eight videos throughout the week as potential examples for us to talk about. This week... I had over 60. So ...

YouTube Will Fund Their Own Original Content Channels With $100 Million

YouTube Will Fund Their Own Original Content Channels With $100 Million

According to the Wall Street Journal, YouTube is in the midst of a major overhaul that is aimed at positioning the site as a leading content provider for the Internet television age. The company will dramatically alter their home page to feature professional content--and will ...

YouTube NextUp: Is it About Talent or Networking

YouTube NextUp: Is it About Talent or Networking

Tomorrow, April 8th, public voting closes on the contestants in the YouTube NextUp contest. The top 50 contestants will enter the final round of judging by YouTube employees and up to eight other top YouTube Partners. The top 25 are awarded $35,000, four days of ...

Hulu Set for $500M in Revenue, 1M Hulu-Plus Subscribers

Hulu Set for $500M in Revenue, 1M Hulu Plus Subscribers

Hulu is doing well if you ask Jason Kilar, the CEO, who reported the Q1 stats for the online video service in a blog post on Monday. From the sounds of the post everything is unicorns and cotton candy over there in the rose-colored world ...

Mid-Week Online Reel Video Quick Clips 7 April 2011

Mid Week Online Reel Video Quick Clips 7 April 2011

I know, Thursday, but Thursday morning! So still two days left in the work week. Well, there are a lot of announcements coming as NAB is just round the corner. But none of them were really full-on article treatment pieces that I could see, so ...

Can Collaborative Online Video Creation Go Mainstream? Stroome Hopes So

Can Collaborative Online Video Creation Go Mainstream? Stroome Hopes So

Are you familiar with Stroome? I was introduced to the service this week, and I think they might be onto something. Stroome is a collaborative video editing service, where users can share clips or partial videos with friends and other members in order to get ...

Pharma and Retail Top Video Advertising Completion Rates Says PointRoll

Pharma and Retail Top Video Advertising Completion Rates Says PointRoll

PointRoll delivers interactive video, rich media, social and mobile advertising. Their report on 2010 Rich Media Benchmarks is mostly about display ads. However, there is some small portion of it about video which I found interesting. For example, Pharma video ads (for whatever reason) reach ...

Polish Up That Online Video Script, Break Media Offers Chance to See it Made Reality

Polish Up That Online Video Script, Break Media Offers Chance to See it Made Reality

Our friends over at Break Media, have teamed up with Scripped.com, on a brand new online video contest. Well, sort of. Since all good video starts with a good script, that is actually what they're seeking in the "Break's Big Break" contest that will give ...

Innovid Puts Social Network Interactivity in Pre-Roll Video Ads

Innovid Puts Social Network Interactivity in Pre Roll Video Ads

Innovid earlier this week announced their new interactive pre-roll video ads called, iRoll. That name makes me want to roll my i's. But hey, I suppose it's more an i for interactive than hitching on the trend of calling everything iSomething, at least I hope ...

Social Video Marketing Wins! What Rob Bell and “Love Wins” Can Teach Us

Social Video Marketing Wins! What Rob Bell and “Love Wins” Can Teach Us

How does an edgy Midwestern pastor manage to get explosive success with a religious book? Since "Love Wins" was released on March 15th it has already skyrocketed to #6 in Amazon's best sellers, with much buzz about it before the book was even released. A ...