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:

Metrics and Bundling Key to TV/Online Video Advertising Convergence

Metrics and Bundling Key to TV/Online Video Advertising Convergence

A lot of advertisers will often focus on a single form of advertising when creating a campaign for a client but it turns out, diversification is more vital than some think. The question is, what are the best combinations of advertising. Some reports in the ...

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Streaming Media East is ready to hit New York City next week and we've got the top reasons why you should be attending. As an added bonus, we've also got a discount code for you to shave off a bit of the price to make ...

Hulu Authentication is Bad Business Move, Cable Companies Bullying Consumers [Opinion]

Hulu Authentication is Bad Business Move, Cable Companies Bullying Consumers [Opinion]

The CEOs of both CBS and now Time Warner have spoken out in favor of Hulu moving to an authentication model. Personally, it seems like an anti-trust suit to me in regards to Time Warner, who should have no say in the matter. Their CEO ...

More than 20% of US Households Have Connected TV, Most Never Connect it

More than 20% of US Households Have Connected TV, Most Never Connect it

Yet another report on the connectedness of our TVs has been released and shows that some one in five US households have a connected TV be it solo or through a game console. In fact, game consoles lead the charge, but that's sort of a ...

Internet and Mobile Video Up, TV Down Says Nielsen [Infographic]

Internet and Mobile Video Up, TV Down Says Nielsen [Infographic]

I stumbled upon a pretty cool infographic from Nielsen I thought I would share. It takes a look at media consumption on each screen for the past few quarters. There's nothing alarming here, TV took a small dip and in 2011 vs 2010 and other ...

Teens Embrace All Facets of Online Video from Creation to Consumption

Teens Embrace All Facets of Online Video from Creation to Consumption

Teens are a key demographic for a lot of brands and companies, so understanding what they are doing is vital to getting into their heads. Turns out, according to new research from Pew Internet, what they're doing, is video based.

Advertising is Major Concern for Online Video Consumers Internationally [Study]

Advertising is Major Concern for Online Video Consumers Internationally [Study]

Accenture recently did a study on Video Over Internet Consumers and there were some pretty interesting findings in the report. Today I'm going to look at perceived problems with online video from the consumer standpoint which had some pretty surprising stuff.

Brightroll & Google Team Up for Video Advertising in Mobile Apps

Brightroll & Google Team Up for Video Advertising in Mobile Apps

Google and Brightroll today announced a new partnership that will see Brightroll pre-roll video advertising inventory being pulled into mobile apps through the AdMob SDK and the Brightroll AdMob Adapter. This makes Brightroll the first video advertising network to be integrated with the AdMob product.

Crowdfunding Comes to Social Video Through Flattr Deal with Dailymotion

Crowdfunding Comes to Social Video Through Flattr Deal with Dailymotion

Dailymotion is teaming up with Flattr to create an end-to-end crowdfunded social video network meaning everyone who creates online video content could get compensated by the audience. Personally, I think it's brilliant and could revolutionize the TV and web series pilot workflow.

YouTube for Google TV Gets Personalized Discovery +1 Social

YouTube for Google TV Gets Personalized Discovery +1 Social

I wanted to drop some info on the latest Google TV update for their YouTube App which got a major round of cool new stuff last week. After all, if you're using YouTube for your content distribution, whether as a partner or sponsored content creator, ...

2012 London Olympics to be Largest In-Stream Video Advertising Event Ever?

2012 London Olympics to be Largest In Stream Video Advertising Event Ever?

Yes, even the Olympics is getting in on the live streaming action this year. Now, no matter where you are or what timezone you're in you'll be able to catch you favorite Olympic events either live or on-demand.

The History of Digital Video File Formats [Infographic]

The History of Digital Video File Formats [Infographic]

Real Networks has put together a quick history of digital file formats for video. While they glaze over the pre-digital era (which would have probably been really interesting) they did dive deep starting in 1984 with the first digital video standard. Accompanying all the major ...

TV-Style Metrics Coming to Online Video Advertising, Will They Help or Hinder Uptake?

TV Style Metrics Coming to Online Video Advertising, Will They Help or Hinder Uptake?

AOL is using Nielsen Ratings, Google is developing its own TV-like metric. It seems the race is on to steal those ad dollars away from TV and put them on the web. Since it wasn't working with standard online metrics, they decided to beat TV ...

Video Ad Impressions Reach Record Numbers in March 2012

Video Ad Impressions Reach Record Numbers in March 2012

Toot the tooters and clink the clinkers, honk the honkers and hoot the hooters, it's comScore video metrix time again. OK, maybe skip the hooters. Did you know that 181 million Americans watched video online in March? Did you know that online video advertising impressions ...

Survey Says: MP4 the Leading Format for Video Professionals [Infographic]

Survey Says: MP4 the Leading Format for Video Professionals [Infographic]

Sorenson makes some pretty great software and video services and have a large user base. So they decided to ping the user base and see what kind of trends are ongoing in terms of video file formats and usage within that user base.