Grant Crowell: ReelSEO Author

Grant Crowell

Recent Posts by Grant Crowell:

Virtual Spokespersons and Video Spokesmodels

Video spokesmodels are appearing more frequently on websites. Are they an innovative marketing tool that more businesses should have? Or, do they violate usability best practices and ignore permission-based marketing standards, and turn off audiences. Or maybe, it is both, and still successful? ReelSEO's Grant ...

Fighting Video Harassment and Video Cyber-bullying

Is someone using video to harass, defame, or threaten you online? If so, what can you do about it? One such person talks with ReelSEO about her recent experience, how she was able to get it stopped, and shares her tips on how to fight ...

Is Your Site Suffering From A "video Ghetto?"

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell hosts this special podcast on how many site owners' lack of proper visibility of their video content results in severe underperformance, creating false impressions that their audiences aren't interested video to the level of it being a sustainable product in their business ...

Keepin Score With Video Metrics: Interview With ComScore's Tania Yuki

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews comScore's Video Metrix Product Manager, Tania Yuki. Tania shares some of the notable trends in the video measurement industry, why she believes that "2009 really is the time that the synergy of online video and commerce is going to happen," and what ...

SEO and Video Top Retailer's Priorities for 2009

According to Internet Retailer's latest monthly survey, online merchants are making search engine optimization and video their top web site design priorities for 2009. The survey also reports that "usability testing can also help retailers do a better job of deploying video" to which ReelSEO's Grant ...

Newspapers In Crisis: Migrating Online With Video

"Online is the new reality" for newspapers, says Carol Krol, Senior Analyst for the research agency eMarketer. ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews Carol on her featured report, Newspapers in Crisis: Migrating Online. Carol shares on how newspaper publishers need to do a better job of promoting ...

Time for An SMB Video Portal?

One of the big stories from latest comScore Video Metrix press release is the emergence of the TV-show video portal, Hulu. According to Andrew Lipsman, comScore's Director of Industry Analysis, Hulu's rise in the charts speakes to a broader trend of marketing growth with professional-level ...

Video SEO "Posers" Piss Me Off!

Online video has become incredibility opportunistic for many new businesses to enter the space, with more people claiming to be "experts" in Video SEO. But can anyone just say they're a video SEO specialist? What level of "expertise" is needed to distinguish ones self from those just ...

Why Newspapers Should Do More Online Video Marketing

The Internet has now surpassed newspapers and all other media except television as an outlet for national and international news, according to a survey by Pew Center for the People & The Press, an independent opinion research group that studies attitudes towards the press, politics, ...

Usability Standards for Web Video (Where The Hell Are They??)

Most companies producing online video content aren't giving enough consideration to the end user's experience with the video they're watching. Despite the huge business growth of online video, not a single major usability organization or video solutions provider has put out any publicly available 'best ...

Video Trademark Copycats On YouTube – Legal or Illegal?

There is a growing trend of online video companies that are featuring derivatives of the YouTube logo for their own brand;. Perhaps this is done to imply to customers and prospects of  a special business affiliation the company has with YouTube, and also an implied ...

Choosing An Online Video Marketing Attorney

Attorney David Adler, Partner with The Adler Law Group in Chicago, shares his expertise with ReelSEO on what criteria companies who are publishing and promoting video online should look for in choosing legal counsel, to help them protect their assets.

Online Video and The Law (for Video Search Marketing Dummies)

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell hosts this special podcast highlighting legal issues involved with marketing video online.. Grant shares his own research and interviews with several intellectual property attorney, who are also all speakers at search marketing conferences.

Online Video, Search Marketers and Legal Issues – Interview With Deborah Wilcox

In our continued legal series, ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews Deborah Wilcox, partner with the law firm Baker Hostetler and co-chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Practice. Deborah is one of the longest-standing speakers for search engine marketing conferences on legal issues, having spoken at ...

Online Video Marketing's Legal Issues – Interview With Jonathan Moskin

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell interviews attorney and intellectual property expert, Johnathan Moskin, on what are the most important legal issues today with online video marketing, and what all businesses should educate themselves on before publishing and promoting their video content on the Web.