Grant Crowell: ReelSEO Author

Grant Crowell

Recent Posts by Grant Crowell:

Should You Disclose Your Real Identity on YouTube? Pros, Cons, and Tips

Should You Disclose Your Real Identity on YouTube? Pros, Cons, and Tips

Google and YouTube have been pushing their users harder for full identity disclosure, but do you really know what you stand to gain, and lose? Before you commit to giving out your real identity across your YouTube and Google+ accounts, weigh the pros versus the cons with this list I’ve put together, and then decide for yourself if it’s really in your best interest, not just Google’s.

Without My Consent – How Video Professionals Can Avoid Online Privacy Violations

Without My Consent – How Video Professionals Can Avoid Online Privacy Violations

How would you feel if someone posted an online video of you or a loved one in a private situation for the whole world to see? It’s scary how much video is being posted online that doesn't respect the privacy rights of others, including from …

10 Video Campaign and Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits and Social Causes

10 Video Campaign and Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits and Social Causes

I interviewed Michael Hoffman, President of the video agency See3 communications, specializing in video strategies and campaigns for non-profits and cause marketing. Back in 2006, See3 created the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards, which they run with YouTube, to honor the best uses of video by …

Improve Your Video Interviews – Body Language Tips for Marketing Pros

Improve Your Video Interviews   Body Language Tips for Marketing Pros

Video is the best communications medium we have today. It is also the trickiest to master because it has a language all of its own. That point is often lost on many untrained marketers who shoot their own video interviews. Even with a great guest …

Is Social Video In Danger Of Becoming Anti-Social “Business As Usual?”

Is Social Video In Danger Of Becoming Anti Social “Business As Usual?”

I interviewed social business author Brian Solis for a discussion on if social video needs to have better rules of engagement for real-world value or risk becoming hijacked by marketing agencies who miss the point of it all and de-valueing it's promise to the point …

SOPA And PIPA Get A Beat-Down: An Online Video Series

SOPA And PIPA Get A Beat Down: An Online Video Series

Today the main sponsor of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) bill announced it is being shelved. The bill had triggered fierce nationwide protests, website blackouts, and the pullback of Congressional support. Here's a video series just from the past couple days of some of …

Vimeo Fights SOPA, Supports OPEN Act To Curtail Online Video Piracy

Vimeo Fights SOPA, Supports OPEN Act To Curtail Online Video Piracy

I interviewed Senior Counsel for Vimeo, Michael Cheah, who shares his thoughts about why The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Vimeo is running messages on January 18th (today) highlighting the issue and will invite users to tell Congress to reject SOPA. 

Blip.TV Founder Says SOPA And PIPA Threaten All Online Video Platforms

Blip.TV Founder Says SOPA And PIPA Threaten All Online Video Platforms

I interviewed the founder of the Blip.TV, Charles Hope, who shares his thoughts about why The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is extremely bad for online video platforms and their users, and explains what's really needed is not new laws, but better business innovation.

SOPA And PIPA May Cripple The Web Video Ecosystem, Unless We Fight It

SOPA And PIPA May Cripple The Web Video Ecosystem, Unless We Fight It

I interview entertainment and new media attorney Gordon Firemark for a guide on two controversial bills in Congress and the top online video crisis of 2012 – the Protect IP Act (PIPA) and the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which are threating to censor our …

Do Social Media & Social Video Really Exist?

Do Social Media & Social Video Really Exist?

In Part 2 of my interview (PART 1 HERE) with Jason Falls  co-author of "No BullShit Social Media: The All-Business, No-Hype Guide to Social Media Marketing, we passionately discuss what's good about social media today, what's BS, and what needs to change for doing truly …

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