ReelSEO Posts from August, 2011

Women, African Americans, & Older Americans Watch The Most Video

Women, African Americans, & Older Americans Watch The Most Video

Nielsen has published the results of a study into the demographic breakdowns of video viewers. The study covers traditional television, time-shifted TV, DVR playback, online video, and mobile video. So basically… it covers all kinds of video. The aim? To break down the viewing habits …

Google Plus Gives All Users 150 Invites – Here, You Can Have Mine

Google Plus Gives All Users 150 Invites   Here, You Can Have Mine

Google Plus has been playing a bit of a supply-and-demand game with the social networking public. Since the service's launch just a handful of weeks ago, there have been far more people interested in joining than there have been available invitations. Whether Google needed extra …

Can I Sue YouTube for Causing Me Emotional Distress? Legal Video Q&A

Can I Sue YouTube for Causing Me Emotional Distress? Legal Video Q&A

Can you sue YouTube for emotional distress? I interviewed Evan Brown, technology and Internet property attorney from Chicago, and asked him about the huge legal challenges with holding YouTube responsible for what other people post online, even if it causes serious emotional trauma to the …

Federal Judge Slaps Down DVD Streaming Service Zediva With Injunction

Federal Judge Slaps Down DVD Streaming Service Zediva With Injunction

I KNEW I should have used my lingering Zediva credits! Apparently, a federal judge by the name of John F. Walter has slapped down Zediva (remember, the Netflix competitor that lets you rent a DVD and player and stream movies from that player via Internet) with an …

The Problem With YouTube? Marketers Need a New Playbook

The Problem With YouTube? Marketers Need a New Playbook

In the recent MediaPost article by Ashkan Karbasfrooshan "Content Owners May Have To Diversify Away From YouTube To Win, the author writes, "I have no idea if YouTube will help me grow my business or force me to grow despite it." I've outlined what appear to …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons – Windshields & Sinatra

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Windshields & Sinatra

This week was a big one in terms of national news events in the U.S., most notably with the debt-deal in Congress. There were a lot of big stories in online video as well, like the new YouTube Reactions system, Vimeo Pro accounts announced, and …

Hulu Will Create Original Content, Hires Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock

Hulu Will Create Original Content, Hires Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock

Hulu is following Netflix's lead again, and has announced that they will begin creating their own original content. You might remember that Netflix outbid all the major television networks for the rights to House of Cards, which will star Kevin Spacey and represent the company's …

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 4: It’s About Shares, Not Clicks

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 4: Its About Shares, Not Clicks

Welcome to Part 4 of our Social Video Blueprint series. In Part 3, we talked about how the age of social media is causing brands to be more concerned with views than with old-school impressions, at least as a measure of engagement or campaign success. …

Social Video Marketing Exercises & Tips From A Personal Trainer

Social Video Marketing Exercises & Tips From A Personal Trainer

I interviewed Mandy Swift, a self-dubbed "online marketing personal trainer" about the benefits of developing a fitness plan for one's online marketing and social video activities that helps build business success, professional growth, and overall personal health and well-being.

Updated YouTube Reactions System For Audience Feedback

Updated YouTube Reactions System For Audience Feedback

You might remember several weeks ago when I wrote about how YouTube was testing "reaction" buttons like omg, fail, epic, and lol. You might not remember it, though, because it went away pretty quickly–I didn't see a lot of widespread praise for the feature, and …

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