Christophor Rick: ReelSEO Author

Christophor Rick is a freelance writer specializing in technology, new media, video games, IPTV, online video advertising and consumer electronics. His past work has included press releases, copy-writing, travel writing and journalism. He also writes novel-length and short fiction as part of Three-Faced Media .

Recent Posts by Christophor Rick:

New Features Help Manage Global Online Video Campaigns with Multiple Teams in TubeMogul OneLoad

New Features Help Manage Global Online Video Campaigns with Multiple Teams in TubeMogul OneLoad

In Star Trek, on the Enterprise, you generally have a bridge full of officers, each with their own particular field of expertise and list of responsibilities. Not surprisingly, enterprise-level business is much the same way, with the board room and executive levels being much like ...

Break into Primetime with Adobe's New Integrated Video Platform

Break into Primetime with Adobes New Integrated Video Platform

So, as I previously mentioned, I chatted with Adobe about their Project Primetime and its new features which they've just unveiled. Ashley Still, director of product management for video solutions at Adobe (whew!) talked with me about what is coming to Primetime, what it's all ...

Hulu Dilutes Standard TV Content with New, Original and Exclusive Content

Hulu Dilutes Standard TV Content with New, Original and Exclusive Content

Hulu is making a big splash this summer with a fairly large investment in original online video series showing that it is just as important to their business model as TV content is. It has to make you wonder what kind of meetings are going ...

April is Another Record-Breaking Month for Video Advertising: 9.5 Billion Online Video Ads Served

April is Another Record Breaking Month for Video Advertising: 9.5 Billion Online Video Ads Served

Holy mackerel! That's a whole lotta online video ads man! In fact, it's actually 20% of all videos viewed online roughly. That is if you remember that those ads are actually intersecting pieces of video content which then gets tallied as multiple videos by comScore. ...

Online Video Advertising Immune to Seasonal Fluctuations? [Research]

Online Video Advertising Immune to Seasonal Fluctuations? [Research]

Another interesting piece of the Recent FreeWheel Video Monetization Report for Q1 2012 was the number of ads viewed in the quarter. Generally, after the major shopping season (read the holidays) winds down a lot of industries will move toward a slump of inactivity. But ...

Five Benefits of Integrating Video into Your Website's CMS: Brightcove Bright Ideas

Five Benefits of Integrating Video into Your Websites CMS: Brightcove Bright Ideas

Many website owners struggle with handling video content as a standard part of their website content workflow. Brightcove, in their May Bright Ideas installment talks about the importance of doing just that and Jeff Whatcott talks with Shiri Friedman, Manager of Technology Partnerships at Brightcove. ...

Video Generates Highest Conversion Rates Among Freemium Content Marketing Models [Research]

Video Generates Highest Conversion Rates Among Freemium Content Marketing Models [Research]

iYogi Insights just put out some research in regards to the effectiveness of the Freemium business model and I combed through it and pulled out all the bits that had to do with online video for you. There's loads of other info available as well ...

TV Still Dominant Video Consumption Platform, For Now

TV Still Dominant Video Consumption Platform, For Now

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) just released a new report looking at the devices on which consumers consume video content. Not a big surprise that TV is still the number one platform. What may be surprising are the platforms that aren't really contributing all that ...

The Rise of Mid-Roll Means Good Things for Video Advertising

The Rise of Mid Roll Means Good Things for Video Advertising

I was just perusing a report from FreeWheel that pertains to online video monetization for Q1 2012 and there were some surprising things in it. For example, mid-roll video ad placements are on the rise, but mostly due to more long form video content being ...

Adobe Cloud Gets Creative, Brings PrimeTime with it

Adobe Cloud Gets Creative, Brings PrimeTime with it

I'm tracking several things coming from Adobe presently. The first is the announcement that the Adobe Creative Cloud is now live meaning you can pay a monthly fee for access to their Creative Suite 6 series of applications. Along with that there are also two ...

Online Video Advertisers Can Connect with Audiences Through Metrics

Online Video Advertisers Can Connect with Audiences Through Metrics

Brightroll, this week, announced a new dashboard-based offering called AudienceConnect which gives in-flight audience measurement and optimization in a single place. It ties into Brightroll TAG, which is the Total Audience Guarantee, powered by comScore Campaign Essentials or Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings (OCR). Altogether, Brightroll is ...

Not Focused on Mobile Video? You Should Be! More than 50% of U.S. Mobile Subscribers Have Smartphones

Not Focused on Mobile Video? You Should Be! More than 50% of U.S. Mobile Subscribers Have Smartphones

Nielsen just put out the March 2012 numbers of smartphone penetration in the US and for the first time, it's topped 50%. That means an estimated 150 million. If you're not putting your video in formats that they can consume yet, get on it!

Akamai and Kaltura Offer Video Best Practices for Video Analytics

Akamai and Kaltura Offer Video Best Practices for Video Analytics

While out casting my net in hopes of finding something interesting to tell you all about, I ran across a recent video over at the Kaltura Blog that was talking about Video Analytics best practices and I thought, gee, that's some interesting stuff. Especially since ...

Monetize Your Video Content with New Vzaar Paywall Partnership

Monetize Your Video Content with New Vzaar Paywall Partnership

Vzaar, the online video hosting service, is giving you a new way to monetize your content through a new partnership with MPP Global Solutions who is supplying them a paywall solution. Now you can use the Vzaar service for all your online video hosting and serving needs ...

Reuse, Recreate and Repurpose: Tips to Raising Your B2B Online Video Results [eBook Overview]

Reuse, Recreate and Repurpose: Tips to Raising Your B2B Online Video Results [eBook Overview]

I recently pulled down an eBook by Knowledgevision and DemandGen Report. I hadn't heard of either but the topic was quite interesting, it was about Business-to-business online video and offered some tips an reusing, recreating and re-purposing existing content to better leverage that B2B online ...