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:

How Sorenson Media Supports McCain’s New Video Campaign

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interview the company behind Senator John McCain's new online video program – Sorenson Media's CEO and CTO Peter Csathy and Mike Flanders.

John McCain's New Website Video Campaign Strategy for 2010

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews Corey Vale, Internet Marketing Director for the John McCain 2010 senate campaign, about their new user-generated video content feature – the “Video Supporter Wall.” Could 2010 be the year that political campaigns on the federal and state level finally kick it into high gear with online video?

Defamation and Libel In Online Video – How To Protect Yourself

Defamation and Libel In Online Video – How To Protect Yourself

Grant Crowell of ReelSEO answers this week's submitted legal video marketing question: Is it legal for someone to make a video to purposely ruin a company or person's business reputation? Learn how to best handle and protect yourself from defamatory online video, legally and professionally.

How To Use A Virtual Set - Virtual Studio for Online Video

How To Use A Virtual Set   Virtual Studio for Online Video

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews virtual set producer Earle Greenberg of Chicago Video Works, who explains some of the business advantages of promoting your business with videos featuring virtual sets, what's involved with building a virtual set, and some tips on how to to prepare yourself for a video show featuring a virtual set.

Are Public Figures “Fair Use” In Online Video Marketing?

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews intellectual property and e-commerce attorney David M. Adler on what's legally safe to feature a video of a public figure for your own business purposes.

Legal Video Marketing Question: Publicity Rights Vs. Right of Privacy?

In their new legal video marketing series, ReelSEO's Grant Crowell and attorney David M. Adler answers a reader question: "Is it legal for an individual to video record patrons in a restaurant and post it on the Internet?”

Legal Video Marketing News: Are Public Figures Fair Game?

Legal Video Marketing News: Are Public Figures Fair Game?

Listen to ReelSEO Grant Crowell's podcast interview with intellectual property attorney Mark J. Rosenberg, as they explore legal issues with featuring an online video of a public figure and using that for commercial purposes?

Market Yourself As A Consumer Watchdog With Online Video

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews Dan Nessel, Marketing and Research director for PowerSupplements.com, on the special content and marketing opportunity with producing and promoting video online to serve as a consumer advocate and watchdog for one's own industry.

Video Marketing and The Law - What You Should Know

Our attorney colleague Mark Rosenberg was recently published in Affiliate Summit's FeedFront magazine with his article titled “Video Marketing and the Law.” Mark shares what basic proactive measures video marketers should be araware to to avoid common legal pitfalls, including: right of publicity issues, copyrights, licensing, contracts, and receiving proper consent.

Optimizing Video Thumbnails for Google Universal Search

Optimizing Video Thumbnails for Google Universal Search

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell shows how to optimize image thumbnails for your video content, as they appear in Google's blended search results.

The Threesome Technique for Online Video Interviewing

The Threesome Technique for Online Video Interviewing

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell shares the “threesome effect” with some successful professional online video clips, and its secrets you can implement for your own video marketing pieces, professionally speaking.

My Christmas Wishlist for The Ideal Digital Pocket Camcorder

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell puts together his wish list for what pocket digital HD camcorder manufacturers should add to their feature list in early 2010, so as to include more professional and business-quality video uses of their products.

Video Monetization Via Pay Per View - Ooyala Interview

Video Monetization Via Pay Per View   Ooyala Interview

I Interviewed Bismarck Lepe, Founder and President of Products for the online video platform Ooyala, about how their solution also allows content providers to make money from their "premium" video content via subscription models and pay-per-video (PPV) models – or what I refer to as, ...

Is An Open Source Online Video Platform Right for You?

Is An Open Source Online Video Platform Right for You?

I Interview with Ron Yekutiel, Chair, Co-Founder & CEO of Kaltura, and he gave his best sales pitch on why he says you should do an open-source online video platform (particularly theirs, of course.;-) But is an open-source video platform solution what you need, or ...

5 Tips for Successful and Professional Online Video Projects

5 Tips for Successful and Professional Online Video Projects

Are you looking for any easy way to explain how to do professional (i.e., business-quality) online video to newcomers? I recommend sharing these 5 steps in the following order: Plan, practice, publish, promote and perform. In this post, I will explain how each of these 5 ...