Chris Atkinson: ReelSEO Author

Chris Atkinson joined ReelSEO in 2011. He is a longtime film and television reviewer, and has almost two decades of experience in the theater industry. He also writes on his personal blog - http://nymoviereviews.com.

Recent Posts by Chris Atkinson:

Does One Bad Video Mean the End of Your Channel?

Does One Bad Video Mean the End of Your Channel?

So you release a video you think is great, or maybe you think it's a little "out there," and then the bad comments and dislikes start racking up. What went wrong? And does it mean the end of your channel as you know it?

Dove and Samsung Rule YouTube's Top Ads for July 2013

Dove and Samsung Rule YouTubes Top Ads for July 2013

This is the list of top-viewed YouTube ads for July. As should be no surprise, many of these ads have a ton of paid views. That doesn't mean these ads are bad, but some are not so extraordinary to get so many views. Anyway, here's what topped the charts on YouTube in July.

ZeFrank's Channel, As Dissected by vidIQ

ZeFranks Channel, As Dissected by vidIQ

We got to meet vidIQ's Rob Sandie and much of his team at the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit and at VidCon. Sandie gave us a look at vidIQ's service, which measures your social engagement, tells you the best way to write a description, and all sorts of stats to sift through to make your video launches better.

YouTube's Geek Week: A Sneak Peek

YouTubes Geek Week: A Sneak Peek

YouTube's Geek Week has kicked off--let's see if the geeks can beat what the comedians did in May. Although after first glance, there doesn't appear to be too much difference between the two right off the bat.

That Was VidCon! Thoughts from Disneyland

That Was VidCon!  Thoughts from Disneyland

Even though the 4th annual VidCon, held at the Anaheim Convention Center, is mainly for fans and for fans to meet up with their favorite channel creators, there was some good information to be found at the event.

Fun Video Friday: VidCon Edition

Fun Video Friday: VidCon Edition

In this week's Fun Video Friday: we see a panhandler who is not, I repeat, not looking for change. Rhett, Link, Key, and Peele all show us how to take a photo. A bear steals dumpsters. ZeFrank takes us into the world of owls. These videos will just put a smile on that face.

Tubular Labs Pushes Their YouTube Real-Time Audience Dashboard Into Public Beta

Tubular Labs Pushes Their YouTube Real Time Audience Dashboard Into Public Beta

Tubular Labs just took their real-time audience dashboard out of beta today. It's a tool creators can use to find who their audience is and who creators should interact with in the best efforts to engage with their audience and generate more subscribers and viewers.

Video is No Longer an Option, It's Go**amn Mandatory

Video is No Longer an Option, Its Go**amn Mandatory

Visitors to the ReelSEO Video Marketing Summit were given a strong introduction to the proceedings with a video from Bonfire Labs, which declared that, "Video Is Mandatory." Here's a look at the video, and once you've seen it...is video mandatory?

How to Use Color Correction in Adobe Premiere with the Fast Color Corrector [ReelRebel #46]

How to Use Color Correction in Adobe Premiere with the Fast Color Corrector [ReelRebel #46]

You want to learn how to color correct your images in a quick and easy way? Well, you can, but remember it takes lots of practice over the years to get everything right. But the Fast Color Corrector in Premiere will point you in the right direction.

Managers and MCNs Highlight YouTube's Second Pro Series

Managers and MCNs Highlight YouTubes Second Pro Series

YouTube's second Pro Series involves the hot-button issue of joining an agency or network. All the benefits, warning signs, and how to deal with your agency are covered in the new series, which spans five videos and includes Mystery Guitar Man and his MCN, Big Frame.