ReelSEO Posts from October, 2011

YouTube Documentary Life In A Day On YouTube For Free

YouTube Documentary Life In A Day On YouTube For Free

I've written quite a lot about Life In A Day over the course of the past year. If you're somehow not familiar with it by name, Life In A Day is the documentary shot by YouTube users, directed and edited by Kevin MacDonald, and produced ...

A Sneak Preview Of The TED Ads Worth Spreading Challenge For 2011

A Sneak Preview Of The TED Ads Worth Spreading Challenge For 2011

Back on Oct. 19, 2011, Ronda Carnegie, Head of Global Partnerships at TED, announced on the YouTube Blog that TED and YouTube were teaming up for the second year to present their challenge called "Ads Worth Spreading.” Last year's winners included "The Girl Effect: The ...

New Deals Bring ABC Streaming Content To Amazon Prime & Netflix

New Deals Bring ABC Streaming Content To Amazon Prime & Netflix

Happy Halloween! This is one of my favorite times of the year. It's one of the reasons that I like living in an area of the world that has four distinct seasons, even if three of them are far too short. None of that has ...

The End of Fair Use on YouTube? - The Reel Web #11

The End of Fair Use on YouTube?   The Reel Web #11

I'm traveling out of town this weekend, so we're doing this week's look at the Reel Web a bit differently: we're doing it vlog style! I quickly look at a couple stories that stand out to me and share them with you guys in a ...

YouTube Killed TV, Except That It Didn't... Yet

YouTube Killed TV, Except That It Didnt... Yet

There's a very cool infographic making the rounds called YouTube Killed TV. It's filled with excellent graphical representations of some really impressive--and in some cases, mind boggling--statistics about the video sharing site. The only problem I have with it, of course, is the exaggerated claim ...

Swimmers Get Web Video Coaching & Instruction Through New Stroke Lab

Swimmers Get Web Video Coaching & Instruction Through New Stroke Lab

FINIS is a company based in Northern California that provides swimming equipment, clothing, and accessories, and their latest venture in the life aquatic is web video instruction, whereby swim coaches can shoot video of their athletes, upload the video to the site, and add commentary ...

Google Halloween Logo Video Celebrates With Pumpkin Carving

Google Halloween Logo Video Celebrates With Pumpkin Carving

Google has done it again. They've replaced their home page logo with a special Google Doodle logo. Once dominated by images, the specialized Google Doodle logos are more often videos these days. The logos typically involve celebrating or honoring a particular person's memory or a ...

The YouTube Comment Insult Generator Is Hilarious, Not Really Video-Related

The YouTube Comment Insult Generator Is Hilarious, Not Really Video Related

There's a new way to waste time on the Internet, as there is every day. But this time it's sort of, semi, kind of related to video. It's the YouTube Comment Insult Generator. It culls the very dark depths of the YouTube commenting system, and ...

Google TV Gets Massive Overhaul, Streamlined UI, More Content

Google TV Gets Massive Overhaul, Streamlined UI, More Content

It's been quiet for some time in the Google TV camp, however, yesterday they released the all new, fully updated version of the interface. In a blog post at the Google TV site they talked about all the new changes and features and what it means ...

YouTube Gives Film Fans The YouTube Movie Lovers' Community & Forum

YouTube Gives Film Fans The YouTube Movie Lovers Community & Forum

YouTube has announced (subtly, as always) the creation of a new Movie Lovers' Community. The announcement didn't come by way of the company blog, or in video form. Nope... it came in the form of a moderator post on the YouTube Creator's Corner forum from ...

YouTube Signs Up Celebrity Talent For New YouTube Partner Channels

YouTube Signs Up Celebrity Talent For New YouTube Partner Channels

One of the worst kept secrets in all of the online video world is now public knowledge. After months of rumor and speculation that YouTube was running all over Hollywood signing up big name talent to form the basis for a push into original premium ...

Swampy And Where's My Water?, Popular Disney Game App, to Become A Web Series

Swampy And Wheres My Water?, Popular Disney Game App, to Become A Web Series

Walt Disney has created a ton of memorable characters over the years, but nearly all of them have been on the big screen and TV.  Recently, Disney's foray into mobile game apps, "Where's My Water?" has become a huge hit on the iPhone and iPad ...

AOL Expands HD Video Offerings to Samsung, Google TV with New App

AOL Expands HD Video Offerings to Samsung, Google TV with New App

AOL has announced a new version of their creatively named AOL HD app, which is now available for Samsung Smart TVs and Google TV. You might remember that it was originally available on Roku, Boxee, DivX TV, and Yahoo! Connected TV.

Bravo's Web Series Companion To "Work of Art: The Next Great Artist"

Bravos Web Series Companion To Work of Art: The Next Great Artist

Cable has basically become the world's largest talent show for a variety of skill sets.  We've seen aspiring fashion designers, singers, chefs, and filmmakers all competing to win the opportunity to become top-paid professionals.  Last year, Bravo introduced a show looking for hopeful artists called ...

Justin Timberlake Film, In Time, Builds Buzz With Hoax Viral Video Marketing Campaign

Justin Timberlake Film, In Time, Builds Buzz With Hoax Viral Video Marketing Campaign

If you're an avid follower of viral videos like I am, you probably got fooled again this week by the new zen masters of staged viral videos: thinkmodo. Thinkmodo, out of New York, has created similar "hoax" video campaigns for numerous other brands--you might remember ...