Grant Crowell: ReelSEO Author

Grant Crowell is a veteran “social video stylist” working in video marketing since 2005. He has worked in the online marketing industry since 1996 providing digital strategies and development to enterprises and entrepreneurs of all sizes, including Video SEO, YouTube marketing, video UX best practices, performance testing, legal issues and ethics. Contact Grant @ http://grantcrowell.com/.

Recent Posts by Grant Crowell:

YouTube Promoted Videos 2.0 – A Look Into YouTube's Promoted Video Ads Program

YouTube Promoted Videos 2.0 – A Look Into YouTubes Promoted Video Ads Program

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell and Mark Robertson interview Google Product Manager Jay Akkad, about today's public announcement of the expansion of their popular online video advertising program, Promoted Videos, and how it will great expand targeting, reach, tracking, performance, and monetization for search marketers and advertisers at large.

Twit Happens: Tips To Overcome Legal Dangers With Video On Twitter

Twit Happens: Tips To Overcome Legal Dangers With Video On Twitter

I interviewed Internet technology and intellectual property attorney Evan Brown about the most important legal issues today when it pertains to businesses doing twitter and video marketing.  Evan talked with me about social media legal issues and gave advice as to how to select an attorney ...

Twit Happens – So Here Are Some Legal Tips for Twitter Video

Twit Happens – So Here Are Some Legal Tips for Twitter Video

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews cyberlawyers Mark J. Rosenberg and Daliah Saper about the new video features in twitter; and shares tips for businesses to use video in twitter and other social media responsibly, and not run afoul of the law.

Twitter Micro-Video Marketing Strategies for Business – The TwitVid Interview

Twitter Micro Video Marketing Strategies for Business – The TwitVid Interview

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews TwitVid's co-founder Mo Adham, and discusses the business opportunities today with using video in twitter, and how going super short with your video length can be more effective for the twitter crowd.

5 Top Twitter Video Marketing Strategies for Every Business

5 Top Twitter Video Marketing Strategies for Every Business

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews TwitJump's founder Alex Lawrence, who shares some of the top reasons businesses today should be doing video marketing in twitter, and some tips for planning your own twitter video marketing strategy.

How To Defend Your Reputation Against Online Video Defamation

How To Defend Your Reputation Against Online Video Defamation

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews digital forensic analyst and Internet libel specialist Michael Roberts about how a non-attorney like himself has helped an increasing number of victims of harassment and defamation online, and why he argues that our existing free speech laws need to be changed.

What's The Business Value of Twitter Video Marketing?

Whats The Business Value of Twitter Video Marketing?

I interviewed Tubemogul's Director of Communications and Marketing David Burch about their recent report including data on Twitter and video, which declares that Twitter is one of the fastest growing ways that video is being discovered online, and that video referrals from twitter are more ...

10 Reasons Facebook Video Marketing Is Valuable for Business

10 Reasons Facebook Video Marketing Is Valuable for Business

ReelSEO Grant Crowell interviews Social Media Examiner's Michael Stelzner, host of Facebook Success Summit 2010 taking place live and online Oct 5th – Oct 26th, about the increasing power for businesses to do video in Facebook, along with sharing some exclusive Facebook video tactics and business success stories.

Anonymous YouTube Cyberbullies - Should They Be Outed?

Anonymous YouTube Cyberbullies   Should They Be Outed?

Grant Crowell interviews attorneys Daliah Saper and Mark J. Rosenberg, as they weigh in on the legal case with YouTube that's hit the mainstream media, and the big question: Under what circumstances under should an Internet Service Provider should be required to unmask an anonymous subscriber?

Outing Cyberbullies On YouTube: Defamation or Free Speech?

Outing Cyberbullies On YouTube: Defamation or Free Speech?

Listen to my podcast interview with attorney David Fish, counsel for Carla Franklin, who is described in the media as the "brainy ex-model" going after cyberbullies on YouTube by having legal papers filed to expose their identities. Is there a free-speech case to be made ...

Should Closed-Captioning of Web Video Be Mandated By Government?

Should Closed Captioning of Web Video Be Mandated By Government?

Grant Crowell interviews Josh Miller of 3PlayMedia, to talk about Congress' recent passing of two bills that will mandate closed-captioning of television programming over to the Internet. We discuss the questions: Will other “professional” online video programs be next? And, is legislation necessary, or will organizations determine that transcription and captioning of video content has a worthwhile ROI regardless of any mandate?

Video Commerce Summit – A Hugely Creative and Collaborative Experience

Video Commerce Summit – A Hugely Creative and Collaborative Experience

I interview Jimmy Healey, Senior Manager of E-Commerce for Onlineshoes.com, at the 2010 Video Commerce Summit sponsored by Liveclicker. What do we talk about? (Well why don't you quit being a lazy bum and actually read my article??) Ha ha.. seriously, we talk about you. (I mean, what you should be learning from OnlineShoes.com's own experience with video in e-commerce.) Hey, it's Friday and going to be my birthday week, guys – cut me a break!

Analyzing The Impact of YouTube's 15 Minutes - Blurring The Lines Between Amateur and Professional

Analyzing The Impact of YouTubes 15 Minutes   Blurring The Lines Between Amateur and Professional

Grant Crowell interviews video marketing author and SEO expert Greg Jarboe about YouTube's time increased of all non-partner videos to 15 minutes. Greg and I discuss what YouTube's reasons were for the increase, who may already be profiting from the increase, and how YouTube has blurred the line between “amateur” and “professional” videos has blurred because of improved monetization opportunities for everyone.

Selling Your Business Culture With Web Video – The Zappos Experience

Selling Your Business Culture With Web Video – The Zappos Experience

I interviewed Zappos.com's Video Product Manager, Laurie Williams, who shares with me how her company Zappos is harnessing their "quirky" company culture to feature both staff and fans in online videos; and using personal engagement to sell their products, their brand, and their culture – ...

YouTube 15 Minutes = Fame, Passion, Selectivity, Performance and Profitability?

YouTube 15 Minutes = Fame, Passion, Selectivity, Performance and Profitability?

Grant Crowell interviews digital media and television guru, Shelly Palmer, about YouTube's recent move to expand their upload limit to 15 minutes for non-partner users (from the previous 10-minute time limit). Shelly and I discuss what effect this may have on the quality of videos posted on YouTube, YouTube's 15 minutes of fame contest, and how YouTube has helped to create “a world now where people are trying to be famous full-time.”