ReelSEO Posts from December, 2011

Watch The Times Square Ball Drop Live Online For New Years Eve

Watch The Times Square Ball Drop Live Online For New Years Eve

I've been asked this several times today, so I thought it would be worth posting about. If you're looking for a way to experience the New York City New Years Eve experience, you can do so online through live streaming video. Now you can watch ...

Fake And Real Movie Trailers Blur The Line Of Fact And Fiction

Fake And Real Movie Trailers Blur The Line Of Fact And Fiction

Recently, Slate discussed a trailer for the is-it-or-isnt-it-a-movie Bad Ass.  Starring Danny Trejo, the ultra-grizzled character actor from the movie Heat and star of the Robert Rodriguez fake-trailer-turned-movie Machete, Bad Ass had David Haglund debating whether the trailer was real or not, and mentioned that ...

After Much Consideration I Give You: The 32 Best Viral Videos Of 2011

After Much Consideration I Give You: The 32 Best Viral Videos Of 2011

Every week I watch entirely too much online video. I take the best ones that I find, and compile a weekly Friday viral video round up. And I don't want to be the only guy in the online video world that doesn't compile his own ...

Busting YouTube Myths With YouTube's Group Product Manager, Baljeet Singh

Busting YouTube Myths With YouTubes Group Product Manager, Baljeet Singh

Throughout the year, we jump on video success that amounts to how many times they are seen.  We've covered all the videos from around the world that had the most views, and some that didn't make those lists, and we get the idea that if ...

Creative Content Drives Engagement - Video Seeding With Feed Company's Josh Warner

Creative Content Drives Engagement   Video Seeding With Feed Companys Josh Warner

A few weeks ago I got a chance to sit down with the President and Founder of Feed Company, Josh Warner. We talk a bit about how Feed Company began and what they're up to with regard to video seeding, social media, video marketing. Among ...

Nielsen's Top Online Video Destinations & Web Brands Of 2011

Nielsens Top Online Video Destinations & Web Brands Of 2011

A lot changed in 2011. Of course... a lot stayed the same too. Nielsen's year end numbers chart everything from the top web brands to the top social networks and the top online video destinations. And looking over the lists, there's an awful lot of ...

Republican Presidential Candidates Face Invisible Caucus On YouTube, Too

Republican Presidential Candidates Face Invisible Caucus On YouTube, Too

With the Iowa caucuses taking place on Jan. 3, 2012, and the New Hampshire primary being held a week later on Jan. 10, 2012, the Republican presidential candidates can be excused for not focusing on another contest that helped Barack Obama win the presidency of ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - New Years Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   New Years Edition

I originally intended to skip this column this week, instead replacing it with a year-end "best viral videos" round up that would cover all of the last 52 weeks in hilarious viral action. However, a funny thing happened throughout the week that I should have ...

Pandora & Budweiser Offer Live Concerts On Video Hub, Pandora Presents

Pandora & Budweiser Offer Live Concerts On Video Hub, Pandora Presents

Pandora, the music provider that takes a band you love and offers several other suggestions to create a unique station, has teamed with Budweiser to bring video of featured artists to an online hub.  It's called "Pandora Presents" and it launched recently with up-and-coming band ...

Rumors Say Apple TV Will Challenge Cable With Subscription Service

Rumors Say Apple TV Will Challenge Cable With Subscription Service

It's now a forgone conclusion that Apple will get into the TV manufacturing biz next year and now the rumor mills are kicking into over drive with all sorts of supposed this and thats which will be included or are holding back the release of ...

YouTube Trends Reveals Top YouTube Videos Around The World

YouTube Trends Reveals Top YouTube Videos Around The World

Lest we Americans forget, YouTube is a global enterprise.  We've seen in the past couple of years, but especially this year, how the film industry doesn't rely as much on domestic box office to measure its success anymore.  YouTube has been entering new territories and ...

The Online Video Explosion In Brazil Has Advertisers Paying Attention

The Online Video Explosion In Brazil Has Advertisers Paying Attention

Last week, Advertising Age published a piece about the growth of YouTube in Brazil. It's a stunning and rapid growth, and one that's getting the attention of advertisers from around the world. Combined with the recent moves in that market from Poptent and Netflix, it's ...

American Television Alliance Upset Over NBC Super Bowl Streaming Plan

American Television Alliance Upset Over NBC Super Bowl Streaming Plan

The continued perception that streaming sports online somehow affects the overall TV audience continues unabated.  Or, rather, the perception is being used to gain leverage, and no one actually believes that myth anymore.  The American Television Alliance, which is a lobbyist group that represents cable, ...

A Checked Bag's Journey - Clever Delta Video Marketing Campaign

A Checked Bags Journey   Clever Delta Video Marketing Campaign

Delta is one of the nation's largest airlines, and not high on my personal list of companies I enjoy doing business with (without dragging the entire article down with my story of consumer woe, just know that I would probably rather travel anywhere by donkey ...

Videos That Didn't Make The Cut - Other YouTube Hits From 2011

Videos That Didnt Make The Cut   Other YouTube Hits From 2011

One day, I hope, YouTube will make better filters for their site so that almost any search will be relevant to your needs.  For instance, the following is a list of videos that I had to use mad search skills to find.  You'd think two ...