ReelSEO Posts from February, 2012

5 Online Video Marketing Lessons - The Reel Web Creator Tip #28

5 Online Video Marketing Lessons   The Reel Web Creator Tip #28

This week for our Creator's Tip video we take a look at an example of someone else's video marketing efforts and critique it a bit. We look at some lessons we can learn from it, things to replicate in our own video marketing initiatives, and ...

Mary Doodles Is YouTube's February On The Rise Winner, Here's Why

Mary Doodles Is YouTubes February On The Rise Winner, Heres Why

Every month, YouTube's "On the Rise" program finds a handful of channels that are beginning to see real jumps in views and subscribers and the like, puts them together as nominees, and then people vote on them to come up with a winner.  February's winner ...

Life In A Day Sequel To Spend A Day In Japan

Life In A Day Sequel To Spend A Day In Japan

Seems like I'm writing about Japan a lot lately.  Ridley and Tony Scott's production company Scott Free, which was behind last year's crowdsourced Life In A Day, is teaming with Fuji Television to bring Japan In A Day.  The film is being made in memory ...

Online Video, Digital Advertising, & Storytelling For A New Generation

Online Video, Digital Advertising, & Storytelling For A New Generation

Last year, brands were still spending more money on regional newspaper advertising and classified press ads than on digital display ads like banners, video and social. Given that the internet as a whole has cut a swath through other media to become the UK's biggest ...

MPEG LA Publishes MVC 3D Video Codec Licensing Prices

MPEG LA Publishes MVC 3D Video Codec Licensing Prices

MPEG LA have announced pricing for licenses on the Multiview Video Coding 3D codec. It covers everything from hardware that will use it to subscription services and prices range from one cent per disc to $300,000 for big subscription services. Currently, MPEG LA is dedicating ...

How MyPod Studios Is Building A Successful Online Video Platform Through Curation

How MyPod Studios Is Building A Successful Online Video Platform Through Curation

My Pod Studios is an online video platform you may or may not be familiar with. While they might not have the name recognition of some other platforms, myPodstudios.com was listed by Quantcast as the 191st most trafficked website in December of 2011--just five places ...

Are You Ready For Epic Meal Time...Japan?

Are You Ready For Epic Meal Time...Japan?

It won't be long before Epic Meal Time is as mainstream as American Idol.  The super-huge show on YouTube recently signed with G4 to make a transition to television, and now, Next Time Productions is teaming with Japanese production company Yoshimoto Kogyo to bring a ...

YouTube Captions Expands Features & Capabilities - You Don't Have An Excuse Anymore

YouTube Captions Expands Features & Capabilities   You Dont Have An Excuse Anymore

Captions were introduced by YouTube in 2006, and according to a blog post today there are 1.6 million videos that have uploaded caption files. That's... pretty pathetic, considering the huge boost for video SEO that captions can bring (I've ranted about the under-use of captions ...

Highlights Of The YouTube Creator Playbook Version 2 - The Reel Web Episode 28

Highlights Of The YouTube Creator Playbook Version 2   The Reel Web Episode 28

This week our look at last week's news from the online video world includes several YouTube video training opportunities, both from ReelSEO and from YouTube itself. Also, YouTube released the second version of their YouTube Creator Playbook and we cover some of the highlights and changes ...

How Long Until YouTube Views Lose All Meaning?

How Long Until YouTube Views Lose All Meaning?

I would rather have 10 video views from actual engaged viewers who are connecting to the content than have a million useless views from non-engaged or paid viewers. I really mean that. I know a lot of people who would hear me say that, and ...

Learn How To Monetize Your Live Streaming Video Event With DaCast Webinar

Learn How To Monetize Your Live Streaming Video Event With DaCast Webinar

I am in the planning stages of a massive project that I can't talk about just yet, but I can say that it was going to include some periodic live streaming. So when I got a note today from DaCast about their upcoming webinar, How ...

When In Doubt, Leverage Star Wars For Online Video

When In Doubt, Leverage Star Wars For Online Video

Let's take a step back for a moment from the George Lucas hate-a-thon and take a look at Star Wars, the brand, for a moment.  Star Wars is bigger than you or I can imagine.  It's so big that it has created other universes outside ...

Jumpstart Your 2012 Video + Social Media Marketing Strategy (Webinar Replay)

Jumpstart Your 2012 Video + Social Media Marketing Strategy (Webinar Replay)

Earlier this month, we held a webinar in conjunction with Brightcove titled, "Jumpstart Your 2012 Video + Social Media Marketing Strategy." Courtney Pierce, Product Marketing Director at Brightcove, presented several case studies with leading brands like Philips, Intuit, Holland America, Oracle, Intel, to demonstrate how ...

Stop Swinging For The Fences When You Only Need A Single

Stop Swinging For The Fences When You Only Need A Single

When I was a kid, baseball was my favorite sport... to watch, play, or follow. I wasn't very good at it, but I played it for more than 10 years. And for most of those 10 years, my coaches were throwing nuggets of baseball wisdom ...

Turn Your Customers' Frequently Asked Questions Into Video Concepts

Turn Your Customers Frequently Asked Questions Into Video Concepts

There's a reason most businesses put an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page on their website: because it's useful information. Customers, by their very nature, have questions. They're unsure of themselves, and most want to double or triple check some things before spending their hard earned ...