ReelSEO Posts from January, 2012

LG Hedging Its Bets With Two Connected TV Platforms

LG Hedging Its Bets With Two Connected TV Platforms

LG would not be where they are if they had always placed all their eggs in one basket and that was never more evident than it was when I visited with them at CES. Aside from a stunning, and I mean stunning OLED TV they're working ...

Sometimes Movies Don't Need A Big Screen, They Just Need Any Screen

Sometimes Movies Dont Need A Big Screen, They Just Need Any Screen

Back in the day, when people actually visited video rental places, movies that either had a short life in theaters or went straight to video basically had to hope the millions of people sifting through the new release shelves would find their video cover and ...

Automotive Social Media Marketing Relies On Online Video

Automotive Social Media Marketing Relies On Online Video

It's virtually impossible to be in the automotive space and not have to rely on online video for promotion. While Twitter and Facebook are important to the automotive industry to get the word out on new products, shows, trends and news, online video brings out ...

GetHired Gives Job Seekers & Employers Video Resume Capabilities

GetHired Gives Job Seekers & Employers Video Resume Capabilities

GetHired.com has officially launched and gives job candidates a way to show themselves off to potential employers with the power of online video resumes. It's no big surprise but it is definitely an interesting use of online video. Online video is all the rage, we ...

Food Network Executive Jumps To YouTube: A Sign Of Things To Come?

Food Network Executive Jumps To YouTube: A Sign Of Things To Come?

Because YouTube has Google money to spend, the online video destination has an attractive place for people who are already in show business or hope to launch an entertainment career.  Recently, the defection of Food Network's Bruce Seidel to Electus' unnamed new YouTube food channel, ...

Honda Puts Ferris Bueller Super Bowl Commercial Online Early & It's... Lame?

Honda Puts Ferris Bueller Super Bowl Commercial Online Early & Its... Lame?

Online videos are the new Super Bowl ads... kind of. Old Spice Man actually started as a cheeky non-Super-Bowl commercial online, timed to generate buzz around the game. Last year, Volkswagen put "The Force" online ahead of the actual game, and it helped generate more ...

How Lean-Back Viewers Affect Your Video Engagement - The Reel Web Episode #24

How Lean Back Viewers Affect Your Video Engagement   The Reel Web Episode #24

This week on The Reel Web we share with you guys several updates that have happened on YouTube that were overlooked, as well as a complete overhaul that's coming to Vimeo's website sometime soon. We also discuss YouTube's new announcement of having 60 hours of ...

The State Of HTML5 Video - Growing, But Also Kind Of A Mess

The State Of HTML5 Video   Growing, But Also Kind Of A Mess

Remember all the hustle and bustle there was to get HTML5 off the ground and implement immediately even though there was no standard codec, it lacks tons of functionality and all that? LongTail Video does and they broke down just where it all stands now ...

Hang Out With President Obama On Google Plus Hangouts

Hang Out With President Obama On Google Plus Hangouts

President Obama seems like a pretty regular guy... someone you could hang out with, even. Most of us never get to meet a sitting U.S. President, let along hang out with one. But today, in just a handful of hours, you can do just that ...

Moe's Southwest Grill Takes A Page From Will It Blend, Scores Big YouTube Hit

Moes Southwest Grill Takes A Page From Will It Blend, Scores Big YouTube Hit

Lately it seems like I'm always finding a great example of branded content.  If you're an advertiser looking to make a splash, destroying things to make a point seems to be a good thing to try.  With Blendtec, they've blasted off with branded content showing ...

Revision3 Saw Major Increase In Viewership, Revenue In 2011

Revision3 Saw Major Increase In Viewership, Revenue In 2011

Revision3 CEO Jim Louderback took to the Rev3 blog this morning and announced a 359% increase in total views and a 53% increase in revenue for the year of 2011.  Revision3 made smart acquisitions last year, including the extraordinarily successful Epic Meal Time, and by ...

Android Video Viewing Gaining On iOS Devices

Android Video Viewing Gaining On iOS Devices

Encoding.com just released new numbers pulled from Vid.ly which show that Android is gaining on iOS in terms of video viewing. It's no surprise as the operating system has been steadily stealing market share quarter after quarter and is available on far more different devices ...

Google Plus Opens To Teens Age 13 & Up

Google Plus Opens To Teens Age 13 & Up

Google Plus continues to get more open bit by bit, and just today made the service available to teens age 13 and up. Previously, Google Plus was restricted to people 18 and up. Along with the wave of new teenagers, Google Plus is also getting ...

20th Century Fox Gets YouTube Stars To Promote "Chronicle"

20th Century Fox Gets YouTube Stars To Promote Chronicle

20th Century Fox has teamed with Big Frame, a YouTube talent company, to produce videos promoting their new movie Chronicle opening on February 3.  And Chronicle is the perfect type of movie to get some YouTube promotion, as it is one of the latest films ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Singing Obama Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Singing Obama Edition

After YouTube's latest updates yesterday to the Browse page, many of you probably spent some time casually playing around with it to see what's new. If you did, you might have come across some of the selections in this week's round up of the best ...