ReelSEO Posts from April, 2011

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 ...

Agencies & Marketers Push for Multi-Platform Video Ad Deals

Agencies & Marketers Push for Multi Platform Video Ad Deals

The biggest TV ad buying season of the year is now upon us in the upfront - and new media is likely to play a big role in many cable networks' plans and presentations to ad agencies and marketers. Network groups like Turner and Scripps, ...

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 ...

When Live Streaming Video Goes Viral: A Bald Eagle Case Study

When Live Streaming Video Goes Viral: A Bald Eagle Case Study

The Truman Show is one of my favorite movies. It examined the possible future where every moment of a man's life might be broadcast on television for the world to see (EdTV, a similarly-premised movie, came out the same year). A few years ago, Justin.tv ...