David Murdico: ReelSEO Author

David Murdico is the Executive Creative Director and Managing Partner with Supercool Creative, a Los Angeles based viral marketing agency specializing in online video creative, production, viral and social media marketing for brands including THQ, T-Mobile and IBM. In addition to a self-admitted obsession with viral marketing, David has worked as a commercial spot director, TV comedy writer, sketch writer and commercial art director. David's Twitter is @DavidMurdico.

Recent Posts by David Murdico:

When Videos Attack: Why Politicians Should Respect the Power of Social Video

When Videos Attack: Why Politicians Should Respect the Power of Social Video

Over the last couple of years I've become a bit of a political junkie. And like any good junkie, I spend half my time dosing up on Fox, MSNBC, Politico and Huffpo and half my time looking for my next fix. With ever-increasing frequency, I'm …

Can YouTube Stars Really Cross Over Into The Mainstream?

Can YouTube Stars Really Cross Over Into The Mainstream?

My agency recently had the opportunity to cover night two of The DigiTour, the first ever YouTube sponsored live tour featuring some of YouTube's top musicians including Dave Days, Savannah Outen, DeStorm, Joe Penna aka Mystery Guitar Man, Ricky Ficarelli, The Gregory Brothers aka Auto-Tune …

Air New Zealand’s Mid-Air Disco Party Video #RICHROLL

Air New Zealand’s Mid Air Disco Party Video #RICHROLL

I'm usually full of strong opinions about online video and social media marketing, but after watching the newest Air New Zealand video "Mile-High Madness with Richard Simmons! #RICHROLL," I'm not sure if it's the best thing I've ever seen or if I should go punch …

“Almost” Only Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades… and Web Video Marketing

Almost Only Counts in Horseshoes, Hand Grenades... and Web Video Marketing

The great thing about video, viral and social media marketing is that the brand message doesn't always have to hit the end consumer directly, from the start. Each and every view doesn't have to come from likely buyers or the end consumers, as long as …

Finding Your Audience with Heat-Seeking Online Video Marketing Missiles

Finding Your Audience with Heat Seeking Online Video Marketing Missiles

Audiences are becoming increasingly fragmented in the ways they find and experience entertainment content and related marketing messages, which can be frustrating for the brands, businesses marketers and advertisers that are trying to reach them. There is indecision and hesitancy about where to best spend …

Online Video and Social Media Marketing Advice for Executives

Online Video and Social Media Marketing Advice for Executives

Over the holidays I took my two nieces ice skating for the first time. I observed the distinct ways they approached the problem of staying up, moving forward and not falling on their butts. The six year old took a cautious yet determined approach, going …

Business To Business (B2B) Video Marketing Strategies

Business To Business (B2B) Video Marketing Strategies

Brands and businesses have already begun to acknowledge and harness the power of online video marketing in the Business to Consumer (B2C) space. More and more success stories are emerging as marketing directors, brand managers social media managers and their agencies are beginning to grasp …

How To Reach Your Online Video and Social Media ROI Goals

How To Reach Your Online Video and Social Media ROI Goals

This is one of those "top view" big picture type articles designed  to help you think a little differently about the question of predicting, planning for and delivering ROI for online video and social media campaigns. Return on investment is something that hits every marketing …

What Type of Content Works Best for Web Video Marketing? Entertainment Vs Message

What Type of Content Works Best for Web Video Marketing? Entertainment Vs Message

Thanks to shows like Mad Men, and to a lesser extent Bewitched, many people think being a creative director at a creative agency involves sitting around all day thinking up incredibly entertaining ideas and pitching them to 3 martini lunch-soaked clients in a swirling haze …

Content Marketing Strategies With Web Video and Social Media

Content Marketing Strategies With Web Video and Social Media

Content marketing is a very effective way to market your brand, business or organization's products and services in a way that is engaging, relevant and welcome. The idea is to offer people bits of content that are informative, entertaining, useful and have pass-along value. You …

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