ReelSEO Posts from August, 2011

Black YouTube Player Now The Official Default Skin For Video Embeds

Black YouTube Player Now The Official Default Skin For Video Embeds

Have you noticed anything different about the YouTube video embeds you've been seeing around the web the last few days? If so, you're probably seeing a lot more black. The black YouTube player they started testing a month ago has just recently become the official skin for ...

Videos App & Android Market Updates Roll-Out For Android Phones

Videos App & Android Market Updates Roll Out For Android Phones

Back in July, Google updated the Android Market with a new completely new look and new functionality. They also announced that they'd begun a phased roll-out of this new Market to all Android devices version 2.2 and higher. As a person with an Android 2.2 ...

Short Films & A Mariachi Band: The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Short Films & A Mariachi Band: The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

It's that time once again, as Friday finally arrives and pretty much everyone's ready for the weekend to start immediately. Most of us have to find a way to grind it out through one more work day. And for those people, we created this round ...

Hulu Expands Reach, Will Launch Service In Japan In Late 2011

Hulu Expands Reach, Will Launch Service In Japan In Late 2011

Hulu isn't going to be left behind in the race for global streaming video domination. Like Netflix, the company recently announced they would be launching a new original series starring Morgan Spurlock. And now they're adding millions of potential new customers with their just-announced plans ...

Multilingual Video SEO: Go Global By Marketing Video In Multiple Languages

Multilingual Video SEO: Go Global By Marketing Video In Multiple Languages

Trying to optimize your videos can be like an art-form at times, but what happens when you want to go global? With foreign language use online growing at phenomenal rates, more and more video producers—amateurs and professionals alike—are choosing to go multilingual. And it certainly makes ...

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own - Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

When To Use A Jib, & How To Make Your Own   Film Riot Video Production Tutorials

In filmmaking, one of the most useful pieces of equipment you can have in your arsenal is a jib. A jib operates a bit like a see-saw, using counterweights to balance the camera, and it allows for unique camera movements and camera angles that you ...

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 5: Social Video Case Studies & Examples

The Social Video Blueprint, Part 5: Social Video Case Studies & Examples

Welcome to Part 5 of our ongoing Social Video Blueprint series. In the last three installments, we've looked at how social video differs from traditional video advertising campaigns. Content is valued over ads, views are valued over impressions, and shares carry more weight than clicks. ...

20,000 Free, High Quality Movie Clips Coming To YouTube

20,000 Free, High Quality Movie Clips Coming To YouTube

Movieclips launched a few years back with the intention of providing a place where users could find and share specific scenes and moments from their favorite films. Because the site has content deals with six of the major seven movie studios (still waiting on Disney), ...

Film Riot Video Production Tutorials: Film Lingo & Cloning Effects

Film Riot Video Production Tutorials: Film Lingo & Cloning Effects

Last week we went over episodes 113 and 116 of Film Riot, which had video production tutorials on camera angles, coverage, and inserts. Now, we'll take a look at some past episodes of Film Riot that cooperate (and sometimes overlap) nicely with those two recent ...

Video Ads Are The Most Effective, Move 41% of Affluents to Take Action

Video Ads Are The Most Effective, Move 41% of Affluents to Take Action

I will attempt to refrain from commenting on the socio-economic state of the world and just give the facts, and nothing but the facts, according to a report by the IAB and Ipsos Mendelsohn anyway. One of their latest research reports states that some 41% ...

YouTube Videos Exploiting Kids: A Concerned Parent's Outrage

YouTube Videos Exploiting Kids: A Concerned Parents Outrage

I interviewed popular "Mom Blogger" Jessica Gotlieb, who shared her strong opinions about the YouTube controversy with musical performer Evan Emory and others who behave irresponsibly with online video, and appear to be rewarded for it. Jessica also talks about why parents and communities must ...

Better Video Ad Targeting With Object & Facial Recognition Technology

Better Video Ad Targeting With Object & Facial Recognition Technology

Some time back there was a report that had an obvious conclusion, pairing your video ads with similar premium content generally means better overall performance. Well, Affine has a system that pretty much allows you to do that and TubeMogul has jumped on with them. ...

New Offering from Auditude/Innovid Partnership Boosts Video Ad Engagement

New Offering from Auditude/Innovid Partnership Boosts Video Ad Engagement

Engagement is a key factor in online video advertising and Auditude and Innovid have teamed up to give you some extra punch in that regard. On the one hand, Auditude is all about video advertising and monetizing online premium video content. Meanwhile, Innovid is all ...

iTunes Replay for Movies Held Up by HBO? No Studio Deals in Place Yet

iTunes Replay for Movies Held Up by HBO? No Studio Deals in Place Yet

iTunes Replay has been the target of several reports claiming that it will be delayed. Few have said much outside of the fact that the whole cloud-based movie and TV streaming service seems to hinge on contracts with the six large Hollywood studios. Well, it ...

Common Craft Introduces Video Subscription Service For Business & Education

Common Craft Introduces Video Subscription Service For Business & Education

Common Craft has been making fantastic "explanation" videos for years. Using a simple, hand-drawn paper animation style, the husband and wife duo of Lee and Sachi LeFever have won multiple awards for their videos, and have worked with some major brands. This week, Common Craft ...