Chris Atkinson

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Behind The Curtain: Everything I Learned About Video Was from ReelSEO

A bid adieu to ReelSEO as I move on to the wild and wonderful world of YouTube channel management full-time. It was a pleasure getting to know many of you and in my "farewell address," I tell you what makes a good YouTube channel can be found on this very site.
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The Video Metrics That Matter. Hint: It's Not Views [Panel Discussion]

The final panel of the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit was "Video Metrics that Matter and Tools I Wish Iā€™d Created." There are some really cool tools out there for brands to really interact with their community. That is, if they decide to do YouTube the right way.
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YouTube Pro Series Takes A Look at the Duties of a Showrunner

In the latest edition of the YouTube Pro Series, four big creators talk about all phases of showrunning: what you need to plan for, how to interact with your community, who you should look for when you hire a crew, and so on.
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Unicycle Football and Super Mario Parkour: It's Fun Video Friday

Fun Video Friday crash lands onto your hard drive and gives you crazy goodness. I figure there's at least an hour...maybe two, of time-wasting fun here that can get you through the day and start your weekend right. You'll definitely get your fill of Super Mario Bros.
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Tips and Best Practices to Optimize Your Video Advertising Campaign [Video]

Our next-to-last panel at the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit was "Best Practices to Optimize the Video Advertising Opportunity," and we had experts from TubeMogul, Google, Essence, and Mediasmith telling us all about the best practices when it comes to advertising in online video.
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Google Plus Hangouts to Upgrade to HD

Google Plus' Hangouts on Air is getting an HD upgrade. Some of you will be able to take advantage of it now, and the rest of us will have to wait as it rolls out in the next few weeks. Anyway, bandwidth improvements, video codecs, and more had to be improved to make this happen.
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The Online Video Battle of Content Vs. Community: Which Rules?

Our panel, "Content vs. Community - Which Is King?" featured a host of great experts discussing whether it's the great content or a solid community that creates success in online video. It shouldn't surprise you that these two things are not mutually exclusive.