ReelSEO Posts from August, 2011

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 ...

10 Reasons Why YouTube Is Better Than TV For Marketers & Advertisers

10 Reasons Why YouTube Is Better Than TV For Marketers & Advertisers

Television is still one of the most popular media outlets and advertisers will always want their products to be shown into the homes of millions each day. For older people this is the main way that they will be reached but for the younger generations ...

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 ...

As Price Hike Nears, Could Lack Of New Content Sink Netflix?

As Price Hike Nears, Could Lack Of New Content Sink Netflix?

Ahh...we often hear a company say things like, "What? New content? We're not concerned with that..." shortly before they crumble to pieces. Well, alright, we might not hear exactly that, but something along those lines. For game consoles, a lack of new content is death. ...

TubeMogul Jumps Into Real-Time Bidding For Mobile Video Ads With Nexage

TubeMogul Jumps Into Real Time Bidding For Mobile Video Ads With Nexage

Early in the year I had an article series (2011 Video Advertising Trends Part I and Part II) with some big names online video ads looking to the future. Tod Sacerdoti (sup Tod) from Brightroll said it would be mobile, Iggy Fanlo of AdBrite believed ...

Taylor Swift Wants Fans' Video Questions For YouTube Presents Q&A

Taylor Swift Wants Fans Video Questions For YouTube Presents Q&A

YouTube knows that music is a huge part of its success--and therefore a huge part of any future success the platform hopes to have. In just the last few months, they've hired both Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber to help promote Google Chrome, and just ...