ReelSEO Posts from August, 2011

Crowdsourced Film “One Day On Earth” Hopes To Duplicate Success Of “Life In A Day”

Crowdsourced Film One Day On Earth Hopes To Duplicate Success Of Life In A Day

Life in a Day, the so-called 'YouTube movie' that was shot by amateurs around the world and then edited together by director Kevin MacDonald and producer Ridley Scott, has gotten a lot of press. With good reason. It's an inspiring project that sought to bring …

People Still Really Want To Get Into Google Plus – Here Are More Invites

People Still Really Want To Get Into Google Plus   Here Are More Invites

Google Plus is still a juggernaut in terms of buzz (pardon the Google-product pun). Interest levels are still quite high for the fledgling social network. Earlier this morning, the company announced that every Google Plus user had received 150 invites in their account via a hyperlink. …

YouTube Promoted Videos Now Showing Up In Google Video Search Results

YouTube Promoted Videos Now Showing Up In Google Video Search Results

Google took to their Adwords blog today (with another mention on the YouTube blog) to tell the world about some major new changes to the YouTube Promoted Videos program. Promoted Videos is a way for businesses and video creators to get paid placement on YouTube …

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 …

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Internet TV Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Internet TV Edition

Greetings, and a good Sunday morning/afternoon to you. If you're like me, you had a pretty busy week. And if that's the case, then there's a good chance you missed a major news story or fantastic editorial article in the world of online video. But …

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 …

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