ReelSEO Posts from December, 2012

YouTube Videos That Missed The Top 10 Cut In 2012

YouTube Videos That Missed The Top 10 Cut In 2012

When YouTube released their Top 10 Viewed Videos of 2012, that meant a lot of videos that reached a very high level of engagement were left out of the party.  Last year, I found a handful of videos that also deserved to be mentioned.  YouTube ...

Will the News Wars Move to Online Video in 2013?

Will the News Wars Move to Online Video in 2013?

I’m a great believer in the “rule of three.” It’s a writing principle that suggests that things that come in threes are inherently funnier, more satisfying, or more effective than some other number of things. For example, Gert Fröbe says in the 1964 James Bond ...

An Inside Look at YouTube Multi-Channel Networks & How They Work [Creator's Tip #71]

An Inside Look at YouTube Multi Channel Networks & How They Work [Creators Tip #71]

Throughout the past year, we've witnessed the rapid rise of online video studios and multi-channel Youtube networks. Companies that were relatively unknown just a few years ago have become established as major video programming brands with thousands of network channel partners and billions of cumulative ...

Video: Old Computer Parts Have FUN with 'We Are Young' Remix

Video: Old Computer Parts Have FUN with We Are Young Remix

Finding something already popular and creating something all your own with it can be a great way to hit it big on YouTube.  In the past couple of years, we've seen some of the top YouTube videos like Karmin's version of Chris Brown's "Look At ...

10 Lessons I Learned on My First Major Video Production

10 Lessons I Learned on My First Major Video Production

Recently, we put the wraps on post production on my Not So Super pilot episode. I thought, since this was my first major video production, I would share what I learned while shooting it. This won't be of interest to those of you who have ...

6 Cliches You Need to Develop Killer Content [Web Series School]

6 Cliches You Need to Develop Killer Content [Web Series School]

Below is a list of cliches every creator should know when developing a web show or web series. Development is the first chance a show has to "get it right" or "get it wrong" before entering into production and ultimately published online. These tips on ...

Crowdfunding Pitch Videos That Shine: Indiegogo's Best for 2012

Crowdfunding Pitch Videos That Shine: Indiegogos Best for 2012

Getting money from a crowd-funding site requires the same type of effort it takes to make great videos.  You need an idea that attracts great interest, and you need to be able to spread the word using the various media outlets at your disposal.  If ...

All You Want For Christmas Are These Videos

All You Want For Christmas Are These Videos

Merry Christmas, everyone.  It's no surprise that there is no shortage of Christmas videos to be found this season.  Finding them isn't difficult; paring them down is very much so.  We have videos here that represent food, music, entertainment, and more, all the things that ...

YouTube Declares War on Black Hatters as Fake Views Start to Vanish

YouTube Declares War on Black Hatters as Fake Views Start to Vanish

YouTube is apparently cracking down on fake views, or black hat view inflation, as forums lit up from users wondering why their accounts were being hit by a "Violation of TOU #4 Section H" disclaimer.  Views started disappearing from the bottom line, and The Daily ...

Significant Changes in Video Marketing Aren’t the End of the World

Significant Changes in Video Marketing Aren’t the End of the World

If you look back at the world of video marketing over the past year, you can see that a lot has changed. But change doesn’t mean it’s the end of the world as we knew it. Consider this: The sun rose and set on Dec. ...

Basic Advice for Choosing the Best Budget Video Camera

Basic Advice for Choosing the Best Budget Video Camera

If you're shopping for gear to make videos during the sales events this season, you're likely going to be attracted to low cost, budget video gear. Cost is important, and I encourage everyone to make their videos in the most cost-effective way possible, but it's important to know the limitations of the gear ...

Turn YouTube Comments From Naughty to Nice with YuleTube!

Turn YouTube Comments From Naughty to Nice with YuleTube!

There's nothing more fun than spending hours and hours of time creating, uploading, and optimizing a video and then receiving a notification from YouTube about a new comment, that goes along the lines of, "You suck, you suck-faced sucker" (usually with more colorful words).  No ...

Hands-on Review of YouTube's Capture App Features, Benefits and Limitations [Creator's Tip #70]

Hands on Review of YouTubes Capture App Features, Benefits and Limitations [Creators Tip #70]

As you should be aware, YouTube released a brand new, free iOS app this past week called YouTube Capture.  Essentially, Capture is an app that works outside of using Apple's own Camera app for the purposes of shooting videos, basic editing, and uploading and sharing ...

New Media Expo Keynote to 'Invent the Future' with Live Web Series Debut

New Media Expo Keynote to Invent the Future with Live Web Series Debut

Earlier this week we wrote about the fact that Blogworld Expo has rebranded to the New Media Expo for 2013 and has dedicated a major focus towards video with a new web tv and video track. In addition to that, for the Las Vegas NMX ...

Tutorial: How to Create the Old Film Look Effect for Video [ReelRebel #31]

Tutorial: How to Create the Old Film Look Effect for Video [ReelRebel #31]

When you are editing, you’re usually told to use effects sparingly since a little usually goes along way and you don’t want to overdo it.  Sometimes, however, you want a look that is not quite as subtle.  If this is the case, one option might ...