Grant Crowell: ReelSEO Author

Grant Crowell is a trusted content provider in the online marketing space. Grant's expertise includes social media and video optimization, video SEO, usability, how-to's and tips, legal issues, and ethics with online video.

Recent Posts by Grant Crowell:

Live Video Chat Solutions Spreading On Business Websites

Live Video Chat Solutions Spreading On Business Websites

We know live video chat is extremely popular in personal communication and entertainment, but what is the commercial upside to it? I showcase how new cutting edge technology with live video chat is letting visitors engage directly with brand reps – providing a more personal ...

YouTube Videos Exploiting Kids: A Concerned Parent's Outrage

YouTube Videos Exploiting Kids: A Concerned Parents Outrage

I interviewed popular "Mom Blogger" Jessica Gotlieb, who shared her strong opinions about the YouTube controversy with musical performer Evan Emory and others who behave irresponsibly with online video, and appear to be rewarded for it. Jessica also talks about why parents and communities must ...

Can I Get Sued For My “Fake” Video Prank? Legal Video Q&A

Can I Get Sued For My “Fake” Video Prank? Legal Video Q&A

Just because YouTube isn't legally liable for a "bad" video on its website doesn't mean that you're off the hook for posting it! In our "Is That Legal?" video series, attorney Evan Brown explains why featuring other adults or kids in your online video without ...

Can I Sue YouTube for Causing Me Emotional Distress? Legal Video Q&A

Can I Sue YouTube for Causing Me Emotional Distress? Legal Video Q&A

Can you sue YouTube for emotional distress? I interviewed Evan Brown, technology and Internet property attorney from Chicago, and asked him about the huge legal challenges with holding YouTube responsible for what other people post online, even if it causes serious emotional trauma to the ...

Social Video Marketing Exercises & Tips From A Personal Trainer

Social Video Marketing Exercises & Tips From A Personal Trainer

I interviewed Mandy Swift, a self-dubbed "online marketing personal trainer" about the benefits of developing a fitness plan for one's online marketing and social video activities that helps build business success, professional growth, and overall personal health and well-being.

YouTube Ex-Con Evan Emory Makes Video Apology & Announces Live Show

YouTube Ex Con Evan Emory Makes Video Apology & Announces Live Show

Evan Emory, the entertainer who served time in jail for an infamous YouTube video, will be promoting his new music and hosting a variety show August 12, 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., at Club Envy, 441 W. Western in Muskegon, Michigan alongside a number of different ...

"Digital Natives" Transforming Online Video, Part 3: Teaching Citizenship

Digital Natives Transforming Online Video, Part 3: Teaching Citizenship

In my final article from my discussion Dancing with Digital Natives co-editor Michelle Manafy, we talk about the opportunities for parents, schools, organizations to pay attention to young peoples desire to make and share video content; and find ways to recognize and reward creativity in ...

You’re Exposed! Politician Joe Walsh’s Online Video Fallout

You’re Exposed! Politician Joe Walsh’s Online Video Fallout

"The Price of Attention is Exposure." That's my own saying for Congressman Joe Walsh, who made a video of himself on YouTube challenging President Obama on fiscal responsibility, which led to him being recently discovered to be a deadbeat dad.

“Digital Natives” Transforming Online Video, Part 2: Training Digital Citizens

“Digital Natives” Transforming Online Video, Part 2: Training Digital Citizens

In my continued discussion with Dancing with Digital Natives co-editor Michelle Manafy, we talk about the divide between digital natives and older generations with social media and online video, why digital natives sometimes behave very badly with online video, and some ways parents can get ...

Are “Digital Natives” Transforming Online Video For Better Or Worse? Part 1

Are “Digital Natives” Transforming Online Video For Better Or Worse? Part 1

I interview Michelle Manafy, Co-Editor of the newly released book Dancing With Digital Natives. Michelle and I talk about how "digital natives" are already transforming the way business is being done, and their increasing impact on the online video industry. 

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