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Occasionally, we like to offer experts within the online video industry the chance to write a post for ReelSEO. We like it because it offers you readers great content, and it comes directly from those in the field that are working on the technologies to power this online video revolution of sorts ;-) If you are interested in becoming a contributing author, please feel free to let us know. Read our post on becoming a contributor for additional information.

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The Past, Present, and Future of Enterprise Video

The Past, Present, and Future of Enterprise Video

What's the next major shift for video in the enterprise? Below is an observation of the evolution of enterprise video from the past to the present, and a suggestion for what's to come. For consistency, let's evaluate the four parts of video for each period ...

A New Breed Of Online Video Viewer - How Audiences Are Becoming More Engaged

A New Breed Of Online Video Viewer   How Audiences Are Becoming More Engaged

The traditional TV model is being disrupted, and with this comes a new breed of viewer: one that seeks out new experiences, engages with content, and expects things on their terms. We know from comScore that 13.5m viewers watch 17 hours of video per month. ...

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of August 2011

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of August 2011

August saw the triumphant return of some familiar faces to the global ads chart – only this time bigger and better. New, more ambitious commercials featuring the stars of some of the most successful campaigns of 2010 dominated August's top 20.

YouTube Insight HotSpots: Reviewing Viewer Attention for Entertainment & Informative Video

YouTube Insight HotSpots: Reviewing Viewer Attention for Entertainment & Informative Video

A holy grail story I know…What defines the perfect video? Video tastes are subjective, but what if I could show you statistical and empirical evidence that could help you in your discovery of the Holy Grail…er I mean the perfect video? There is a place I love ...

How to Use Online Video to Become "The" Celebrity Within Your Industry

How to Use Online Video to Become The Celebrity Within Your Industry

Businesses spend millions of dollars to have celebrities make appearances in their commercials and Web videos. Just think about the ads that feature William Shatner as "The Priceline Negotiator" or Jennifer Lopez's notorious commercial for Gillette "Venus" razors. Companies pay a pretty penny to secure ...

8 Tips For Creating A Successful Social Video Campaign

8 Tips For Creating A Successful Social Video Campaign

Through the awesome power of the internet and social media, videos allow us to share ideas, spread information and promote fads and styles. Using just a camera and a computer, ordinary people can make videos that create an extraordinary amount of interest and conversation. The ...

Online Video Revolutionizes The Automotive Racing World

Online Video Revolutionizes The Automotive Racing World

Online Video has become an outlet for the automotive enthusiast to create a memory of a track day and to do a little showing off to online enthusiasts on forums, blogs and YouTube.  Back in the days before online video was popular, IRC chat rooms ...

7 Tips for Using Copyrighted Music in Professional Videos & Slideshows

7 Tips for Using Copyrighted Music in Professional Videos & Slideshows

This legal video question comes form Malia Leinau Meyers of Malia Professional Photography, out of Kailua, Hawaii, concerning the use of copyrighted music in her video montages of photography work. Attorney Gordon P. Firemark explains what you need to know about copyright infringement, getting proper ...

Axe & Lynx Get Racy To Find Social Video Success

Axe & Lynx Get Racy To Find Social Video Success

Forget about playing football for a living or becoming a rock star, what I really want to do when I grow up is create ads for Lynx/Axe. It is a nice and simple marketing message: if you are a young man and use Lynx, you ...

Multilingual Video SEO: Go Global By Marketing Video In Multiple Languages

Multilingual Video SEO: Go Global By Marketing Video In Multiple Languages

Trying to optimize your videos can be like an art-form at times, but what happens when you want to go global? With foreign language use online growing at phenomenal rates, more and more video producers—amateurs and professionals alike—are choosing to go multilingual. And it certainly makes ...

The Problem With YouTube? Marketers Need a New Playbook

The Problem With YouTube? Marketers Need a New Playbook

In the recent MediaPost article by Ashkan Karbasfrooshan "Content Owners May Have To Diversify Away From YouTube To Win, the author writes, "I have no idea if YouTube will help me grow my business or force me to grow despite it." I've outlined what appear to ...

Exploring Cool 3D Video Applications Using Waves & Tablets

Exploring Cool 3D Video Applications Using Waves & Tablets

The applications of 3D video are becoming very wide-ranging. Recently, ReelSEO asked if 3D animation software was now valuable for video marketing. As a marketer, I've always been compelled by video content that goes beyond the norms of traditional video- let's face it, 3D video ...

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of July 2011

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of July 2011

What happens when you give a chimpanzee an AK-47 and let it run riot on YouTube?Well, Twentieth Century Fox is banking on the answer being a box office hit. The signs are certainly good. The controversial hoax video depicting mocking African soldiers handing the ape a ...

How To Shoot A Video Interview That Doesn’t Suck: 10 Tips You Can't Ignore

How To Shoot A Video Interview That Doesn’t Suck: 10 Tips You Cant Ignore

Interviews are a staple of business video, but there's nothing duller than stilted answers to predictable questions from someone very unhappy to be on camera. Since boring videos get turned off with a click of the mouse in about 10 seconds, your best route to great ...

Video Marketer's Guide to YouTube Annotations & Why You Should Use Them.

Video Marketers Guide to YouTube Annotations & Why You Should Use Them.

We've all sat down to watch a YouTube video at one time or another and wondered about the strange little boxes of text that pop up at random points throughout the video; distracting us, making us read when all we wanted to do was mindlessly ...