ReelSEO Posts from August, 2011

Vid.ly Grows Up, Goes Pro - The Universal Video URL Slam Dunk

Vid.ly Grows Up, Goes Pro   The Universal Video URL Slam Dunk

When I hop on a conference call and say "Go Team [INSERT BRAND] Woo!" you can be pretty sure that I dig your product. So Jeff Malkin and the team over at Vid.ly should be well aware of that fact now since I both opened ...

Get Your Own Free Videosite With vidmeup Video Hosting

Get Your Own Free Videosite With vidmeup Video Hosting

There are a lot of great benefits a business can get from posting their video to YouTube, including sharing options, statistics, and access to the audience at the largest video site in the world. But YouTube doesn't work for everyone, particularly businesses that are concerned ...

Infographic Charts Political Video Activity On YouTube Town Hall

Infographic Charts Political Video Activity On YouTube Town Hall

YouTube Town Hall launched a couple of months ago as a portal for politicians to interact with the voters through online video. Today, the company released a new infographic that charts the Town hall voting performance of politicians across the various issues. It also contains ...

You Pick The Next YouTube Star: August On The Rise Nominees

You Pick The Next YouTube Star: August On The Rise Nominees

YouTube has spawned several new celebrities, from Bieber to Freddie Wong to Rhett & Link. But even as those singers and filmmakers are signing record deals and landing reality shows on IFC, there are more future YouTube stars waiting to take their place. And YouTube ...

Axe & Lynx Get Racy To Find Social Video Success

Axe & Lynx Get Racy To Find Social Video Success

Forget about playing football for a living or becoming a rock star, what I really want to do when I grow up is create ads for Lynx/Axe. It is a nice and simple marketing message: if you are a young man and use Lynx, you ...

Time Warner Cable Head Says Company Future Is Broadband, Not TV

Time Warner Cable Head Says Company Future Is Broadband, Not TV

Well surprise, surprise. The chief executive of Time Warner Cable, the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., says that broadband is the anchor service of the company's future, not television. And while that may be a no-brainer for most of us observers in the industry, ...

Google-Motorola Deal Means More Video Streaming to Android Devices?

Google Motorola Deal Means More Video Streaming to Android Devices?

Google yesterday announced plans to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion, which instantly brings them into the mobile hardware market. Now the mobile platform is pretty interesting in and of itself, but that's not the only reason this deal is being made. As part of the ...

Flights, Camera, Action - American Airlines Spreads Wings For Online Video Contest

Flights, Camera, Action   American Airlines Spreads Wings For Online Video Contest

Every time I see a new brand or company announce an online video contest, I cringe a little bit in anticipation of how lame it's likely to be. Too many companies just want to get in the online video game that they put little thought ...

Live Video Chat Solutions Spreading On Business Websites

Live Video Chat Solutions Spreading On Business Websites

We know live video chat is extremely popular in personal communication and entertainment, but what is the commercial upside to it? I showcase how new cutting edge technology with live video chat is letting visitors engage directly with brand reps – providing a more personal ...

Ben Stiller Brings Tropic Thunder Humor To 'The Fake Trailer Project' Web Series

Ben Stiller Brings Tropic Thunder Humor To The Fake Trailer Project Web Series

Red Hour Digital, a subsidiary of Ben Stiller's Red Hour Films, is prepared to make a viral splash later this year with "The Fake Trailer Project," a series of mock previews made in the spirit of the opening trailer montage in Stiller's 2008 film Tropic ...

How To Shoot A Room To Look Bigger & Production-Quality Sound - Film Riot

How To Shoot A Room To Look Bigger & Production Quality Sound   Film Riot

In our continued coverage of Film Riot's excellent video production tutorial series, today we take a look at episode 49, "Creative Cam Techniques, NAB & a Special Guest," which provides practical, useful tips that any video production professional can learn from. The crew discusses how you ...

Did Apple Lose Video Professionals For Good With Final Cut Pro X?

Did Apple Lose Video Professionals For Good With Final Cut Pro X?

We're coming up on the two-month mark for Apple's Final Cut Pro X. Released in late June, Final Cut Pro X represented a huge departure from previous versions of the software. But in an attempt to appeal to a more mainstream and casual video editor, ...

Google Plus & Video: Real-Time Collaboration, Video Games, & More Invites

Google Plus & Video: Real Time Collaboration, Video Games, & More Invites

Google Plus is barely more than a month old. And while it's seen staggering growth rates in new user sign-ups during that time, sign-ups alone aren't going to sustain Google Plus' future. Thankfully, it's proving itself useful in a number of ways, particularly with video, ...

Online Video & The Long Arm Of The Law Catch Up With UK Rioters

Online Video & The Long Arm Of The Law Catch Up With UK Rioters

When riots broke out in Vancouver after—of all things—a loss in a hockey game, the online video world exploded with eyewitness video shot on camcorders and mobile devices. And the same thing happened with the riots this week in the UK. In both cases, those ...

Netflix For Kids: Going After Your Children With Kid-Friendly Version Of Netflix

Netflix For Kids: Going After Your Children With Kid Friendly Version Of Netflix

In the fight to win back the hearts of consumers burned by the price hike, Netflix might have an ace up their sleeve: your kids. As any major retailer can tell you, if you get the kids... you get the parents... or at least their ...