Grant Crowell: ReelSEO Author

Grant Crowell

Recent Posts by Grant Crowell:

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.

Does Uploading Videos To YouTube Cannibalize Website Video SEO?

Does Uploading Videos To YouTube Cannibalize Website Video SEO?

To YouTube or NOT to YouTube, that is the question for e-retailers pushing e-commerce product videos. Is posting product videos on YouTube complimentary or counter-productive to e-commerce business goals? ReelSEO's Mark Robertson shares his thoughts about the "YouTube cannibalization theory," and offers some valuable tips ...

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.”