ReelSEO Posts from August, 2011

Morgan Spurlock's Third "Day in the Life" Gets More Well-Rounded With Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am

Morgan Spurlocks Third Day in the Life Gets More Well Rounded With Black Eyed Peas will.i.am

The latest in Morgan Spurlock's Hulu documentary series, "A Day in the Life," focuses on will.i.am, the face of the tremendously successful hip-hop group The Black Eyed Peas.  In this episode, Spurlock follows will.i.am through Paris, France on the first day of three sold-out shows ...

Make Your Videos Easy To Share - Reel Video Producer Tips #1

Make Your Videos Easy To Share   Reel Video Producer Tips #1

Every week we bring you The Reel Web, ReelSEO's very own video series featuring news and notes from around the online video world. We also include a weekly video producer tip--some piece of advice or instruction that video producers can put into action right away ...

How to Use Online Video to Become "The" Celebrity Within Your Industry

How to Use Online Video to Become The Celebrity Within Your Industry

Businesses spend millions of dollars to have celebrities make appearances in their commercials and Web videos. Just think about the ads that feature William Shatner as "The Priceline Negotiator" or Jennifer Lopez's notorious commercial for Gillette "Venus" razors. Companies pay a pretty penny to secure ...

MTV Viral Video Show Ridiculousness Is A Poor Imitation Of Tosh.0 & Web Soup

MTV Viral Video Show Ridiculousness Is A Poor Imitation Of Tosh.0 & Web Soup

Somehow, MTV believes there aren't enough viral video clip shows on television. Joining Web Soup and Tosh.0 is Ridiculousness, hosted by Rob Dyrdek of the network's Fantasy Factory. It premiered this Monday night. Already, it looks like some Wikipedia prankster has "mistakenly" referred to Dyrdek's ...

Yahoo! Dives Into Online Video Again With All New Original Content

Yahoo! Dives Into Online Video Again With All New Original Content

Yahoo! was in online video, then they were out, then they were in and then out...and now, starting in about a month's time, they're all in again? It would seem so. Aside from being named in the Hulu bidding of late, they are also apparently ...

8 Tips For Creating A Successful Social Video Campaign

8 Tips For Creating A Successful Social Video Campaign

Through the awesome power of the internet and social media, videos allow us to share ideas, spread information and promote fads and styles. Using just a camera and a computer, ordinary people can make videos that create an extraordinary amount of interest and conversation. The ...

YouTube Creator Playbook Gives Producers & Marketers A Blueprint For Success

YouTube Creator Playbook Gives Producers & Marketers A Blueprint For Success

YouTube isn't run by dummies. They know that the more their users succeed, the more they (YouTube) succeed. Throughout the years, the company has created a number of initiatives to help educate and guide users toward creating and marketing the best videos they can. The ...

Google TV To Be Central Device In Home For Cable, Internet, Automation & More?

Google TV To Be Central Device In Home For Cable, Internet, Automation & More?

See, I told you it probably wasn't dead. Several months ago I wrote Android Apps May Save Google TV's Ass though I did then later write The Death Knell For Google TV? Logitech Revue Drops Price To $99 Admittedly, in that second one I did ...

Is Apple A Last-Minute Contender In The Hulu Sweepstakes?

Is Apple A Last Minute Contender In The Hulu Sweepstakes?

While the online video world continues to wait for news on the potential acquisition of streaming video site Hulu, there's not much left for the web's journalists to do but speculate. The latest theory gaining some ground is the idea that Hulu's buyer won't end ...

Ad Age Publishes New Top 10 Viral Video Ads Of All Time

Ad Age Publishes New Top 10 Viral Video Ads Of All Time

AdAge, one of the most respected marketing and advertising publications in the world, has just updated their list of the top 10 viral video ads of all time. The list is ordered based on total view counts, and while new branded online videos have scored ...

Cable TV Companies Losing Customers To Hulu? The Reel Web #2

Cable TV Companies Losing Customers To Hulu? The Reel Web #2

This week's episode of The Reel Web is posted! I covered some of last week's news and highlights from the online video world, as well as a tip for those of you who create online videos to know how to best use the first 15 ...

Apple Drops 99 Cent TV Episode Rentals for Lack of Interest

Apple Drops 99 Cent TV Episode Rentals for Lack of Interest

Apple has squashed the test they were doing of 99 cent TV episode rentals. The test, using content from ABC and FOX was ended on Friday. Why? Sources cite "lack of demand." I think that might be code for "you can get most of them ...

Flipboard App Looking To Provide Streaming Television Shows & Hollywood Films

Flipboard App Looking To Provide Streaming Television Shows & Hollywood Films

The creators of Flipboard, Apple's 2010 iPad App of the Year, are now looking to provide TV, movies, and even e-books in the near future. The app has been downloaded more than 3 million times since its summer debut last year.

Justin Bieber & Lady Gaga Videos Pulled From YouTube By Simple Copyright Claim

Justin Bieber & Lady Gaga Videos Pulled From YouTube By Simple Copyright Claim

Who knew that it was this easy to attack your enemies on YouTube? A prankster calling himself iLCreation has brought mayhem to YouTube today by successfully getting music videos for mega-stars like Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, & Rihanna pulled from the site. How did this ...

New Era Video Ads Succeed By Taking Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry Seriously

New Era Video Ads Succeed By Taking Yankees Red Sox Rivalry Seriously

Tonight, I'll be watching the baseball game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox on NESN.  And I can't wait to see 30 Rock's Alec Baldwin and The Office's John Krasinski in their fifth in a series of New Era commercials demonstrating the ...