Grant Crowell: ReelSEO Author

Grant Crowell is a trusted content provider in the online marketing space. Grant's expertise includes social media and video optimization, video SEO, usability, how-to's and tips, legal issues, and ethics with online video.

Recent Posts by Grant Crowell:

20 Ways An Internet Marketing Agency Can Use Website Video

20 Ways An Internet Marketing Agency Can Use Website Video

Internet marketing agencies hold a serious advantage over most other businesses when it comes to harnessing video on their Website. Here are 20 different ways any Internet marketing agency can use video on their website, plus some tips on just how to do it with ...

YouTube Search Marketing and Legal Tips Galore at SMX West

YouTube Search Marketing and Legal Tips Galore at SMX West

I will be presenting at the Search Marketing Expo – SMX West Conference, being held at the San Jose Convention Center from March 8-10. I will be on the panel, "New Tools & Techniques For YouTube Success," Wednesday March 9th from 3:30 pm – 4:45 ...

Why a Professional Web Site Video Experience is Crucial for Business Marketing

Why a Professional Web Site Video Experience is Crucial for Business Marketing

After you spent the time and money on producing quality video for your Website, you need to also consider what's the best way to have that video have the best presentation and user experience possible? In this post I outline those companies and business models ...

Social Video Optimization Vs. Video Search Optimization: Which is Better?

Social Video Optimization Vs. Video Search Optimization: Which is Better?

With the heavy convergence of video in both search results and social media, do we now need to distinguish business strategies for optimizing video for search engines versus social media channels? Is social video optimizing just about placing videos for YouTube and social networking sites ...

Does The Recent YouTube Case Indicate A Need for New Criminal Law?

Does The Recent YouTube Case Indicate A Need for New Criminal Law?

I interviewed Amy Adler, New York University law professor and researcher on First Amendment Law, Pornography and Art, and Feminism Jurisprudence; and get her own opinion on the Evan Emory criminal case over a YouTube video. I asked Amy, can a coherent legal argument be ...

How to Add Video to LinkedIn's New Company Profile Feature

How to Add Video to LinkedIns New Company Profile Feature

LinkedIn has now included space to add video on your company services profile "home page" as well as on each individual product or service page. Read my step-by-step how-to tutorial for how easy this is to do yourself, and some of my own special tricks ...

Are YouTube Performers Being Unjustly Criminally Prosecuted?

Are YouTube Performers Being Unjustly Criminally Prosecuted?

Criminal trial attorney and former prosecutor David T. Schlendorf gives an exclusive interview to ReelSEO on the criminal case of Evan Emory, the 21-year old West Michigan college student being tried in court with manufacturing child abusive material and posting it on YouTube. Schlendorf said ...

YouTube Legal Issues: Evan Emory "Officially" Charged Today with Criminal Sexual Abuse

YouTube Legal Issues: Evan Emory Officially Charged Today with Criminal Sexual Abuse

Today the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office in Michigan formally charged 21-year old Evan Emory with one felony count of "child abuse as a commercial activity." His crime: Posting a dubbed video of himself staging a sexually explicit song performance to first graders, and posting the ...

YouTube Legal Issues: The Criminal Case of Evan Emory Part 2

YouTube Legal Issues: The Criminal Case of Evan Emory Part 2

I interviewed Ravenna Schools Superintendent Jon VanLoon about the criminal case of former student and infamous YouTube personality, Evan Emory. VanLoon shared with me what really happened between Emory and the school kids he recorded for his now-infamous YouTube video, which has resulted in formal ...

You Accused? The YouTube Saga and Criminal Case of Evan Emory (Part 1)

You Accused? The YouTube Saga and Criminal Case of Evan Emory (Part 1)

I interviewed Terry J. Nolan, the criminal defense attorney representing Evan Emory – who is the young adult arrested, jailed, and arraigned in a Michigan court in Muskegon County on child pornography charges for dubbing footage of grade school kids into a video intended for ...

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