ReelSEO Posts from July, 2011

You’re Exposed! Politician Joe Walsh’s Online Video Fallout

You’re Exposed! Politician Joe Walsh’s Online Video Fallout

"The Price of Attention is Exposure." That's my own saying for Congressman Joe Walsh, who made a video of himself on YouTube challenging President Obama on fiscal responsibility, which led to him being recently discovered to be a deadbeat dad.

Mad Men Now Available On Netflix Streaming Service

Mad Men Now Available On Netflix Streaming Service

One thing that I think will be interesting to watch with Netflix over the next several weeks and months is how much of the profit from the recent price hike goes into improving the streaming service's overall library size and quality. Maybe I'm just being ...

Intel, Toshiba Team on Branded Online Video Series: Inside Experience

Intel, Toshiba Team on Branded Online Video Series: Inside Experience

Here's something cool. Two tech heavyweights have teamed up to create a pseudo-branded online video series. I saw some ads for it on Hulu and was reminded to write about it today. The Inside Experience will star Emmy Rossum, Fiona of Shameless (YUM!), and er...what ...

“Digital Natives” Transforming Online Video, Part 2: Training Digital Citizens

“Digital Natives” Transforming Online Video, Part 2: Training Digital Citizens

In my continued discussion with Dancing with Digital Natives co-editor Michelle Manafy, we talk about the divide between digital natives and older generations with social media and online video, why digital natives sometimes behave very badly with online video, and some ways parents can get ...

Want Top Online Video News & Tips For Your Website? The ReelSEO Widget Is Here

Want Top Online Video News & Tips For Your Website? The ReelSEO Widget Is Here

If you're anything like us, you probably don't quite have enough time in a single day to get to everything you really wanted to. Articles you meant to read... others you intended to write... and emails--oh, the endless stream of emails. So for a publisher ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Soccer & Art

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Soccer & Art

It's almost time for the weekend, and since we're heading into that back-to-school time of year, many of you probably have big plans. But before your power through the work day to get to those plans, you might need a little fuel to get you ...

More Netflix Users Watch On Gaming Consoles, Hulu Users On Computers

More Netflix Users Watch On Gaming Consoles, Hulu Users On Computers

Netflix and Hulu are often compared to one another, because they both offer streaming television and movie content. But their users are actually quite different. In fact, Nielsen said that after breaking down Hulu and Netflix users and behaviors, they found a massive disparity in what ...

Film Riot Video Special Effects Tutorial: Harry Potter & Lightsaber Effects

Film Riot Video Special Effects Tutorial: Harry Potter & Lightsaber Effects

Internet TV provider Revision3 is a geek paradise filled with tech-savvy shows. If you want reviews and previews of all the latest gadgets, or how to give common electronics cool modifications, or how to make foods that would scare your mom, Revision3 has a show ...

Are “Digital Natives” Transforming Online Video For Better Or Worse? Part 1

Are “Digital Natives” Transforming Online Video For Better Or Worse? Part 1

I interview Michelle Manafy, Co-Editor of the newly released book Dancing With Digital Natives. Michelle and I talk about how "digital natives" are already transforming the way business is being done, and their increasing impact on the online video industry. 

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 3: It's About Views, Not Impressions

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 3: Its About Views, Not Impressions

In last week's Part 2 of our Social Video Blueprint series, we talked about how brands are shifting away from traditional video advertising toward creating their own, original entertainment video content as a means of boosting brand-lift and audience engagement. This week, we dive deeper ...

New Survey Shows That *GASP* Americans Are Watching More Online Video

New Survey Shows That *GASP* Americans Are Watching More Online Video

Americans are watching online video! Crazy right?! Oh wait, we know that. If we weren't watching so much more, Jeremy probably wouldn't have gotten flamed as much as he did in his anti-Netflix-consumer article... I mean in his article in which he said we needn't be ...

How To Get Clickable, Call-To-Action Overlay Ads On YouTube For Free

How To Get Clickable, Call To Action Overlay Ads On YouTube For Free

YouTube is known for its ability to generate massive amounts of internal links through annotations, video responses, etc. But thanks to YouTube's Clickable Call To Action (CTA), users can now drive traffic from their video to the external URL of their choice for as cheap ...

FOX Pulling Next-Day Free Episode Online Access Without Subscription

FOX Pulling Next Day Free Episode Online Access Without Subscription

If you have been watching FOX episodes online the day after they first aired, you're about to lose that ability in what looks like a bad move for consumers and a defensive move on FOX's part. As of August 15th, you will have to wait ...

YouTube Insight Analytics: Overview & Best Practices Guide

YouTube Insight Analytics: Overview & Best Practices Guide

Effective video marketing campaigns must be analyzed by a series of metrics to determine whether the campaign was successful, or if it needs adjustment. Google's acquisition of YouTube brought in an advanced series of analytical tools called YouTube Insight. Most metrics required to determine the ...

7 Important Online Video Legal Questions On Copyright And Fair Use

7 Important Online Video Legal Questions On Copyright And Fair Use

Intellectual Property Law Attorney Marcelo Halpern gives us a "legal video education" on why most online video professionals and enthusiasts today have big misconceptions about what they are and aren't allowed to use with what they find or put out on the Internet, and the ...