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:

The Top Video SEO Practices Used by Marketers in 2013 [Report]

The Top Video SEO Practices Used by Marketers in 2013 [Report]

Video SEO as a marketing discipline is the foundation that ReelSEO was built upon all those years ago. Nowadays, it's more important than ever and our new survey confirms that 7 out of 10 of you think so too. Read more in our 2013 Video Marketing Trends Report.

Kaltura Offers Native Video App for Out-of-the-Box Video Portal

Kaltura Offers Native Video App for Out of the Box Video Portal

Open source video platform Kaltura has launched its new mobile video app which not only allow users to browse and view video but it also allows uploading of captured video, both live and pre-recorded. It's a single piece of software for a full-featured social video platform on mobile devices.

94% of Marketers Use YouTube to Distribute Video, 87% Share to Facebook

94% of Marketers Use YouTube to Distribute Video, 87% Share to Facebook

According to the 2013 Online Video Marketing Survey and Business Video Trends Report, almost everyone uses YouTube to distribute marketing videos to the masses making it the leader by a long shot. The next, most-often-used platform is Vimeo. The question was posed as, "What video ...

Programmatic Video Ad Buying: A Nuts and Bolts Guide

Programmatic Video Ad Buying: A Nuts and Bolts Guide

Programmatic video ad buying is changing the face of video advertising, as we see automated systems make the media buying decisions rather than individuals. Still confused? Read our handy nuts and bolts guide and find out the benefits for ad buyers and publishers.

IAB Digital Video Rising Stars Announced: Standardising Ad Units

IAB Digital Video Rising Stars Announced: Standardising Ad Units

The IAB has released the final version of their Digital Video Rising Stars Style Guide and Technical Specifications. The guidelines are designed to standardise digital formats for brand advertising, including video ads.

BrightRoll Builds Ad Buyer Trust, Implements IAB Quality Assurance Guidelines

BrightRoll Builds Ad Buyer Trust, Implements IAB Quality Assurance Guidelines

Video advertising services provider Brightroll has implemented guidelines that set the standards for programmatic buying of digital video advertising. The aim is to ensure trust between video advertising buyers and sellers and it's a significant move for the company.

Leverage the Power of Video and Sell B2B with Vidyard and Salesforce

Leverage the Power of Video and Sell B2B with Vidyard and Salesforce

Video marketing platform Vidyard have teamed up with Salesforce to enable brands to leverage video content for the B2B market. Their new tool allows businesses to see who watched what, for how long and from which location. That's a lot of very useful data for any sales team.

VideoLC Brings Video A/B Testing to YouTube

VideoLC Brings Video A/B Testing to YouTube

A/B Testing is a simple yet powerful way to measure how your online content is performing but it's been difficult to implement this for YouTube. However, a new tool to market does just that which means that creators can confirm what is working best for them in terms of optimization.

YouTube MCN Fullscreen Beefs Up Content Creator Platform

YouTube MCN Fullscreen Beefs Up Content Creator Platform

Fullscreen is rolling out a upgrade to their creator platform which gives their YouTube channel partners access to a new range of benefits and apps. The new 'Sign In with Fullscreen' service includes tools to assist with captions, music, crowdfunding and merchandise.

YouTube Set to Allow External Ad View Tracking via Nielsen, comScore

YouTube Set to Allow External Ad View Tracking via Nielsen, comScore

From 2014, Nielsen, alongside comScore, will be tracking advertising views on YouTube videos. Why? Because buyers want access to the metrics that both of these companies can provide. But is Google serious about being transparent or do they just want the advertising revenue?

Smartphone Video Ads Over 100% More Effective with Millennials Than TV [Report]

Smartphone Video Ads Over 100% More Effective with Millennials Than TV [Report]

Millennials are the most internet savvy generation yet and if you want to reach them through advertising then you better make sure you are using mobile video ads via smartphones. Also ads in apps were more effective amongst Millennials than ads in streaming video.

Millennials Watch Less TV, Use Smartphones and Tablets for Video Viewing [Report]

Millennials Watch Less TV, Use Smartphones and Tablets for Video Viewing [Report]

Millennials are watching less TV and are using their tablets and smartphones for viewing online video and broadcast content, according to a new report from YuMe. This should be a major concern to TV advertisers who are losing their audience to the internet.

Online Video Now 50% of Web Traffic; Netflix And YouTube The Winners

Online Video Now 50% of Web Traffic; Netflix And YouTube The Winners

Netflix and YouTube account for 50% of peak period web traffic with Amazon, Hulu and Facebook all trailing well behind. In contrast, Peer-to-Peer file sharing has fallen to less than 10% of total traffic in North America for the first time ever.

Kaltura Now Offers Easy OTT Subscription Based Video Platform

Kaltura Now Offers Easy OTT Subscription Based Video Platform

Kaltura is rolling out a new white label, OTT video platform which will bring subscription based pricing to their platform. The new feature means that the company will able to handle any kind of online video monetization imaginable.

Streaming Media West 2013, with New Producer Live Conference Set for November 19-20th

Streaming Media West 2013, with New Producer Live Conference Set for November 19 20th

It’s that time again, Streaming Media West is just a few weeks away. It’s at a new venue this year, the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach. The two-day event brings together the online video industry’s top thought leaders for two days of how to create, use, and ...