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:

Rick Perry's Viral Video Disaster – What Politicians Do Wrong On YouTube

Rick Perrys Viral Video Disaster – What Politicians Do Wrong On YouTube

Republican Texas Governor and GOP presidential primary candidate Rick Perry has neared the three-and-half million mark on his YouTube "Strong” campaign ad since it was released just 5 days ago, but generated nearly half a million dislikes and caused the campaign to disable all social ...

How to Get Legal Permission For Shooting Video: The Orabrush YouTube Marketing Story – Part 4 of 4

How to Get Legal Permission For Shooting Video: The Orabrush YouTube Marketing Story – Part 4 of 4

In this finale segment on the Orabrush YouTube marketing story, I again interviewed Orabrush CMO Jeff Harmon to talk about how his company has managed to get legally-binding permissions for shooting people and locations featured in their YouTube videos, without it slowing down your production ...

How To Measure Social ROI With Video: The Orabrush YouTube Marketing Story – Part 3 of 4

How To Measure Social ROI With Video: The Orabrush YouTube Marketing Story – Part 3 of 4

In Part 3 of our series on the Orabrush YouTube marketing story, I interviewed Orabrush Spokesperson Austin Craig to talk about how his company measures success with their video marketing strategy through ascribing values to the social activity around those videos – which we refer ...

How to Be a Web Video Spokesperson: The Orabrush YouTube Marketing Story - Part 2 of 4

How to Be a Web Video Spokesperson: The Orabrush YouTube Marketing Story   Part 2 of 4

In Part 2 of our series on the Orabrush YouTube marketing story, I interviewed Orabrush Spokesperson Austin Craig to talk about how he became the company's spokesperson for their highly popular YouTube channel. (You can read Part 1 here). Austin shares several tips for others ...

Screw Viral Videos! The Orabrush YouTube Marketing Story - Part 1 of 4

Screw Viral Videos! The Orabrush YouTube Marketing Story   Part 1 of 4

I interviewed Orabrush's Chief Marketing Officer Jeff Harmon, to talk about how they used YouTube to sell over a million units of their tongue cleaner and sign major deals with big box stores, and why they say you have to "screw viral videos" if you ...

Online Video Marketing Tips For The Hospitality Industry With TripAdvisor

Online Video Marketing Tips For The Hospitality Industry With TripAdvisor

I interviewed TripAdvisor's Manager of Business & Trade Public Relations, Kevin Carter, who shared with me some of the newer activities their company has been doing to encourage online video marketing with lodging owners, and video participation with travelers. Kevin and I also share our ...

How to Do Business Video Faster & Stay Safe In The NOW Revolution With Jay Baer

How to Do Business Video Faster & Stay Safe In The NOW Revolution With Jay Baer

I interviewed social media strategist and author of "The NOW Revolution," Jay Baer, who was one of the featured presenters at the recent Blogworld New Media Expo in Los Angeles. In this video interview I asked Jay how he recommended companies handle the growing expectation ...

Relationship Video Marketing With Blogworld CEO Rick Calvert

Relationship Video Marketing With Blogworld CEO Rick Calvert

I interviewed Blogworld's CEO and Co-Founder Rick Calvert at their Los Angeles conference earlier this month. Rick and I discussed some of the big trends with online video in the publishing and marketing space, which I've labeled as the "Big C's:" Context, Collaboration, Consistency, and ...

The Google Interview: Using Video With Google Plus Pages For Business

The Google Interview: Using Video With Google Plus Pages For Business

I interviewed Google's spokesperson Andrea Faville to learn more about the video features available on Google Plus Pages for business; along with a number of examples from businesses across the small-to-large range, and the great new "Hangouts with Extras" they're previewing for everyone!

Herman Cain Versus Online Video From Newspapers – Just The Stats, Man!

Herman Cain Versus Online Video From Newspapers – Just The Stats, Man!

Republican Presidential Candidate Herman Cain made news recently for his campaign cancelling an interview with newspaper this Thursday, saying it didn't want the interview to be video recorded and arguing that video is only typical for television. But do the latest stats show otherwise?

Eat, Drink, and Be Social! Video Marketing Tips For Restaurants And Cafés

Eat, Drink, and Be Social! Video Marketing Tips For Restaurants And Cafés

I interviewed Urbanspoon's Conrad Saam, who shared his social video marketing tips for restaurants, cafes, and the rest of the food service industry.

Free Social Video Webinar: How To Build Better Customer Relationships With Video

Free Social Video Webinar: How To Build Better Customer Relationships With Video

This Thursday the video solutions provider Liveclicker will be hosting a free webinar, "The New Social Video - How to Build Relationships with Shoppers through Video." I interviewed Liveclicker's Justin Foster for a sneak preview on this event. Social Video Commerce Webinar Info November 17 ...

Chris Brogan's Google Plus Hangouts Tips - Live Video Chat For Business

Chris Brogans Google Plus Hangouts Tips   Live Video Chat For Business

I interviewed social media strategist and video blogger Chris Brogan at the recent Blogworld New Media Expo conference in Los Angeles. Chris shared with me in this video interview why he's a big fan of Google Plus Hangouts, along with the benefits of other online ...

Online Video Relationship Marketing with Social Media Expert, Mari Smith

Online Video Relationship Marketing with Social Media Expert, Mari Smith

I had the pleasure of conducting a video interview with Mari Smith at the Blogworld conference in Los Angeles this past week, where we talked about her newly released book, along with some benefits and tips for online video business-minded people with her strategy of "New ...

“Loving Your Customers Back” With Social Video Marketing

“Loving Your Customers Back” With Social Video Marketing

I interviewed Ramon DeLeon, manager of six Domino's Pizza stores in Chicago, and a frequent vlogger and presenter on social media, on the importance of using social video as a natural and powerful tool for enhancing customer relationships.