YouTube are offering free TrueView ads to creators who produce and upload a promotional video for their Channel. The new feature, Fan Finder, wants to help creators find a wider audience across YouTube. It's free at the moment so hurry and sign up!
Carla Marshall: ReelSEO Author
Carla Marshall is the Managing Editor of ReelSEO. She joined the site in 2012 as staff writer and Director of SEO and specialises in video optimisation and organic marketing. She has a background in search and social media.
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Vine is finally coming to Microsoft's Windows phone almost 11 months after it was released on Android and iOS. It gets all the same features but also a couple of extras exclusive to this new roll out. Users will be able to use the Window's "lenses" to capture footage and they'll also be able to pin their Vine account to the home screen.
Just in time for Christmas, the Australian Post Office has introduced a video postage stamp that allows the sender to record a 15 second message via a special QR coded stamp. The recipient retrieves the video by scanning that code into their smartphone. Genius.
Maker Studios get a new chief content officer who comes fresh from heading up the video division at Yahoo, PS4 launch a killer unboxing video and an anti-YouTube video is going viral on YouTube. These stories and more from the day in online video from ReelSEO.
The online video market in Brazil is one of the fastest growing in the world, and Brazilians are the second largest group of YouTube and Facebook users. We take a look at the 10 most shared video ads in Brazil for October 2013.
Amazon Studios have two major original content shows coming out this month but they are not going down the Netflix route of uploading every episode at once. As an audience, we may love binge-watching but the company says that's not helpful for them. This and other news from ReelSEO.
We have Halloween candy trauma and very rude fireworks along with a look back at some old timey video games and consoles in our round up of our best videos for you this week. We also have buddy cops and tearful reunions and unwatchable pregnancy announcements.
Want to know how YouTube implemented that comment feature update on the site? Or why? Then take a moment to watch this entirely serious video that lets a little light in on the magic. A Google+ account isn't required to read it.
DRM in HTLM5 has been a hot topic for years but what does imposing restrictions on digital content mean for the industry? Google, Microsoft, Netflix, and the W3C have all come out in favour of it which could mean huge changes in the future for every consumer of online content.
Netflix and Disney are climbing into bed over a new Marvel series of superhero adventures that the streaming video site is going to carry from 2015. It's a major commitment for both companies. This and other news of the day from ReelSEO.
Forget cats, forget dancing babies, scaring the living daylights out of people is really the only way to make them remember your brand - forever. Advertising wizards John St bring us their own spoof on 'prankvertising'.
The new comments system on YouTube hasn't gone down too well with users of the site, particularly the forced integration with Google+. There's been quite the backlash to the new feature and we take a look at some of the feedback from Twitter.
Netflix escape a $10 Million payout as they win a lawsuit against a filmmaker who sued when they refused to carry his movie, Samsung may be creating a Google Glass rival and GetGlue gets snapped up by video discovery start up i.TV. This and other news of the day from ReelSEO.
YouTube promised more control over negative, spammy, insulting and inflammatory comments left by others and today they are making their new comments system available to all users across the site. They really, really want you to sign up to Google+ though.
There continues to be some terrifically innovative brand content on Vine and we bring you eight of our favourites from the last 7 days. Subway showed us that building the best sandwich ever in 6 seconds was possible while Burt's Bees brought us some literary drama.