ReelSEO Posts from May, 2012

Long-Form Online Video Content Wins Out Across Platforms

Long Form Online Video Content Wins Out Across Platforms

Ooyala (yo!) put out their Global Video Index Report for Q1 2012 and it seems that long-form content is on the up, up and away route to fame and fortune. For content creators, like myself, who are working on generating new long-form content, that's awesome ...

How-to Tips for Using Video Content to Improve Your Company's Blog [Creator's Tip #41]

We posted just the other day an article about why businesses should be doing video blogging. Today, on this week on Creator's Tip episode, we're going to be discussing tips for how to get started using video to improve your blog, with help from Nathan ...

Online Video Advertising Adapts to the TV Advertising Game

Online Video Advertising Adapts to the TV Advertising Game

It's that time of the year again, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming and advertising are writing checks. Wait, what? Yes folks, it's TV upfront season, that time when the broadcasters show off what they've got in terms of content for placing ads ...

Hulu's YouTube Channel Reaches 1 Billion Views: Why It's Not As Impressive As It Sounds

Hulus YouTube Channel Reaches 1 Billion Views: Why Its Not As Impressive As It Sounds

So, Hulu's YouTube channel, which you may not have known existed--after all, Hulu is its own video destination that basically competes with YouTube--has just crossed the 1 billion view mark.  Hulu's channel is little more than clips and commercials, so how in the world did ...

Creators Angry Over Original Video Being Taken Down by NBC, Jay Leno & YouTube

Creators Angry Over Original Video Being Taken Down by NBC, Jay Leno & YouTube

A YouTube horror story of sorts has been making its way around the internet in the last week.  Brian Kamerer and his friend Travis Irvine made a simple, upbeat video for Irvine's mayoral campaign in Bexley, Ohio in 2007.  Then, in 2009, Jay Leno, of ...

Learn How and When to Use Your Camera's Zoom for Video - [Reel Rebel #4]

Learn How and When to Use Your Cameras Zoom for Video   [Reel Rebel #4]

On this week's Reel Rebel, Stephen talks about the basics for using your camera's zoom for shooting video - When it's appropriate to use zooming, tips for how best to use it, understanding the two types of zooms available on cameras (optical zoom vs. digital zoom), and ...

Basic Video Editing Tips for YouTube - The YouTube Advertiser Playbook: Part 3

Basic Video Editing Tips for YouTube   The YouTube Advertiser Playbook: Part 3

There's nothing like the thrill of taking a whole bunch of footage you just shot and piecing it together towards the final product.  Editing can be every bit as creative as the shooting of the video, and for me, it's far and away the funnest ...

Google Help Desk Hangout On Air This Week: AdWords for Video

Google Help Desk Hangout On Air This Week: AdWords for Video

If you are trying to get the most out of your online video marketing and advertising campaigns and are using Google Adwords then you need to set some time aside later today for the Google Hangout On Air which is set to be all about ...

Youtube Account Purges Complete, FCC May Boost Web Video, and Philip DeFranco [Reel Web #41]

This week on the Reel Web we are going to take a look at Youtube users' complaints regarding the alleged loss of active subscribers, due to Youtube's "spring cleaning" of inactive accounts. We will also discuss the FCC, and their consideration of adding online "channels" ...

Duluth Makes a Big Splash with Superior YouTube Marketing Strategies

Duluth Makes a Big Splash with Superior YouTube Marketing Strategies

Last week, I spoke about making a big splash with superior YouTube marketing strategies at the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference in Duluth, Minnesota. The conference was organized by the aimClear online marketing agency and the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce. Situated at the westernmost ...

Obama and Romney Missing Out on Online Video Voter Gold? Here's 5 Video Tips for the Presidential Campaigns

Obama and Romney Missing Out on Online Video Voter Gold? Heres 5 Video Tips for the Presidential Campaigns

Nielsen put out a report last week that talked about presidential candidates and how they preferred TV for their advertising. That got me to thinking, with 178-180 million Americans watching online video, they might be missing the target audience. Nielsen reports that major presidential candidates ...

When is High Production Value Important for Branded Video? ReelPop Q&A

When is High Production Value Important for Branded Video? ReelPop Q&A

ReelPop Q&A is a new weekly question and answer series made possible by Poptent.  Each week we will choose to answer one question from a reader relating to best practices and strategies for online video marketing.  If you would like us to answer your question ...

Why Your Business Should be Vlogging and How to Get Started

Why Your Business Should be Vlogging and How to Get Started

Vlogging is an avenue that more and more business owners are exploring – but why, and what are the benefits? And, who is vlogging with an impact right now? With YouTube surpassing Yahoo! as the second largest search engine, and millions of people increasingly watching ...

10 Tips for Producing Successful Live Events and Webcasts

10 Tips for Producing Successful Live Events and Webcasts

Over the last twenty years of producing live events and webcasts, I've learned a lot about how things can go right and wrong, and from good to bad, and from bad to worse. Most problems stem from the things that have fallen through the cracks. ...

Philip DeFranco Wants To Share His Audience With Other Creators

Philip DeFranco Wants To Share His Audience With Other Creators

In the middle of all this "Save YouTube" hyperbole being thrown around by creators who have seen their view counts go down because of the changes to the site, there is one major partner who seems to always be thinking ahead and looking for ways ...