Most corporate videos are pretty good, some are great enough to go viral and some miss the mark by such a margin that it's a wonder that the creative team behind them don't have nightmares for the rest of their lives. We bring you 6 of the scariest business videos of all time, the ones that should never have seen the light of day.
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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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Viewers are more likely to watch a mid roll video ad, particularly if they are engaged with the original video content, then they are a pre roll ad. Post roll ads fare even worse. Viewers also have very little patience for slow loading videos and video ads, particularly sports fans who are 5 x more likely to abandon before a slow video loaded.
Google are gearing up for the roll out of their new Glass hardware by releasing images that show a new earbud feature. As audio quality has been an issue this suggests that they have at least listened to requests to improve it. Users should also find the new Glass is compatible with prescription frames and lenses.
Google + is giving their 300 million active users brand new video editing capabilities that will allow them to produce short clips using a range of filters and soundtracks. Twitter also announced that viewers will be able to preview video clips in their timeline without having to open them. This and more news in our daily round up.
Everyday is cat day at ReelSEO but as it's officially 'National Cat Day' today we are bringing all of our favourite cat videos together in one place. There's Keyboard Cat of course, and Surprised Cat but we had to bump Nyan Cat in favour of that one that's always stalking. Sorry Nyan Cat.
The client vs agency or freelancer relationship can be a difficult one sometimes, particularly when the expertise or technology behind video production or marketing isn't fully understood. We bring you the best 'Clients from Hell' stories.
Google have promised that more people will be able to get their hands on Google Glass, as long as they can get someone with a pair to invite them. This and other news from the world of online video, cable and marketing.
Do you know if your YouTube account is in good standing or what that even means? Do you know the difference between a copyright strike and a community guidelines strike? How do you know whether your video has triggered a Content ID match? Read our guide for more details.
Huge numbers of viewers skip the pre-roll ads every time they come across them. However, a new video advertising campaign from a UK charity wants you to take a few seconds to see how much of an opportunity you are willing to give an ex-offender at his job interview.
Facebook are rumoured to be stalling their roll out of autoplay video ads yet again. Issues with user experience have dogged the project for months and now it looks like both the site and their potential advertisers will miss out on the run up to the holiday season.
Our daily news round up includes the announcement by Comcast that they are bundling in HBO and HBO GO with their new broadband and internet package for customers. Amazon also confirmed they are going to produce more original content with an L.A. based drama. Catch up with the headlines of the day.
It's Friday and that means we have the best round up of viral, nerdy, funny and interesting videos from the past 7 days for you to enjoy. You don't have to watch the one about parasites, we promise.
Most car brands are now investing heavily in video advertising and a new report from Videology suggests that using geotargeting for these ads works better than blanket national coverage when it comes to generating sales and brand loyalty.
Welcome to the day in online video when YouTube announced their own streaming music service to rival Spotify, Vine finally added some much needed editing features, and the ad agency behind Walmart and Coca Cola invested millions into YouTube advertising.
Brands and agencies are more inclined than ever to throw their advertising budgets at online video advertising. 7 out of 10 marketing agencies are investing in mobile video ads on behalf of their clients and 43% of brands are using mobile videos to promote their products and services.