ReelSEO Posts from August, 2011

PBS Sees Huge Success With Online Video & Mobile Video Distribution

PBS Sees Huge Success With Online Video & Mobile Video Distribution

It's always nice to see when Public Broadcasting succeeds at something. The something in question this time round is embracing online video distribution and then pushing out a massive quantity of it. 145 million videos in June is pretty impressive considering it's the fruit of …

AOL HD Pushing Media to Connected Devices and TVs for Higher Brand Engagement

AOL HD Pushing Media to Connected Devices and TVs for Higher Brand Engagement

AOL HD is continuing its march into your living room with its latest announcement that it will start pushing content to connected boxes. Now that doesn't mean that everything will instantly have an AOL video button or app, but so far, they are targeting the …

We Lost Our Gold: Using Audience Incentives To Drive Web Series Growth

We Lost Our Gold: Using Audience Incentives To Drive Web Series Growth

We've discussed a number of ways web series creators try to collect viewers, but how about the possibility of discovering buried treasure if you watch? On July 31 of last year, almost exactly a year ago, a group of puppet masters aired the first of …

Apple Caves to Competition or Consumer Pressure? Allows Apple TV Over Internet

Apple Caves to Competition or Consumer Pressure? Allows Apple TV Over Internet

Here's an interesting twist in the Apple TV lifetime story. Monday saw a system software update that began to allow Apple TV owners to stream iTunes TV content over the Internet, effectively lifting the Airplay only restriction that had been in place. What motivated this …

Exploring Cool 3D Video Applications Using Waves & Tablets

Exploring Cool 3D Video Applications Using Waves & Tablets

The applications of 3D video are becoming very wide-ranging. Recently, ReelSEO asked if 3D animation software was now valuable for video marketing. As a marketer, I've always been compelled by video content that goes beyond the norms of traditional video- let's face it, 3D video …

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of July 2011

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of July 2011

What happens when you give a chimpanzee an AK-47 and let it run riot on YouTube?Well, Twentieth Century Fox is banking on the answer being a box office hit. The signs are certainly good. The controversial hoax video depicting mocking African soldiers handing the ape a …

The Death Knell For Google TV? Logitech Revue Drops Price To $99

The Death Knell For Google TV? Logitech Revue Drops Price To $99

Wow! Logitech announced they will take 60% off the price of their Google TV Logitech Revue units because more people are returning the units than buying them more retailers/wholesalers are returning units to Logitech than units are selling it seems. Does that spell the end …

How To Shoot A Video Interview That Doesn’t Suck: 10 Tips You Can’t Ignore

How To Shoot A Video Interview That Doesn’t Suck: 10 Tips You Cant Ignore

Interviews are a staple of business video, but there's nothing duller than stilted answers to predictable questions from someone very unhappy to be on camera. Since boring videos get turned off with a click of the mouse in about 10 seconds, your best route to great …

Video Marketer’s Guide to YouTube Annotations & Why You Should Use Them.

Video Marketers Guide to YouTube Annotations & Why You Should Use Them.

We've all sat down to watch a YouTube video at one time or another and wondered about the strange little boxes of text that pop up at random points throughout the video; distracting us, making us read when all we wanted to do was mindlessly …

SES San Francisco 2011 Fast Approaching – Register Today

SES San Francisco 2011 Fast Approaching   Register Today

It's almost that time again. Search Engine Strategies (SES) San Francisco 2011 is almost here. It's hard to believe it's already been a year since last SES San Francisco, but it has. And now the world's brightest minds in search marketing are gearing up for …

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