ReelSEO Posts from August, 2011

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 …

UK To Extend Copyright Exemption To Parody & Personal Digital Use Copies

UK To Extend Copyright Exemption To Parody & Personal Digital Use Copies

Holy end-around Batman! The UK appears to be on the verge of giving the OK for people to ignore the MPAA and RIAA and allow consumers to begin ripping their CDs and DVDs for personal, digital use. The recommendations also include extending the copyright exemption …

Vimeo Courting Businesses With New Vimeo Pro Accounts

Vimeo Courting Businesses With New Vimeo Pro Accounts

While Vimeo is a great deal smaller than YouTube (and really, who isn't?), there is a growing and thriving community of users there. But one group that has long been shut out of the Vimeo experience is businesses and brands. This week, the company announced the …

TomTom Has Found A Formula For Branded Social Video Success

TomTom Has Found A Formula For Branded Social Video Success

TomTom is a fairly well-known brand name. They're one of the major competitors in the GPS market space, along with Garmin, Magellan, and a few others. However, TomTom has something the other GPS brands don't: a great track record of branded social video and viral …

Will Netflix Be Crowned The King Of The Living Room?

Will Netflix Be Crowned The King Of The Living Room?

Whether through apps, game consoles or connected TVs, Netflix is well on its way to living room dominance. The market for connected TVs with built-in apps for Netflix, YouTube and others is poised for massive growth in the next few years, while 60% of homes …

Film Riot Video Production Tutorial: Camera Techniques & Coverage

Film Riot Video Production Tutorial: Camera Techniques & Coverage

Last week I took a look at a pair of recent episodes from Film Riot–the Revision3 series known for simple filmmaking tips delivered in a fast-paced style. Those two episodes (113 & 114) focused on how to recreate Harry Potter-style special effects. After one more …

YouTube Ex-Con Evan Emory Makes Video Apology & Announces Live Show

YouTube Ex Con Evan Emory Makes Video Apology & Announces Live Show

Evan Emory, the entertainer who served time in jail for an infamous YouTube video, will be promoting his new music and hosting a variety show August 12, 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., at Club Envy, 441 W. Western in Muskegon, Michigan alongside a number of different …

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