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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 Case Against YouTube: Smarter Video Marketing Strategies for 2014

The Case Against YouTube: Smarter Video Marketing Strategies for 2014

Due to its sheer size and popularity, YouTube has always commanded the lion’s share of the attention and buzz when it comes to video marketing. However, it’s important to look beyond YouTube and consider additional video distribution networks,

The VoD Market is Thriving in Spain - So Where is Netflix?

The VoD Market is Thriving in Spain   So Where is Netflix?

The VoD market is alive and well in Spain with many companies supplying video on demand content to Spanish paying subscribers. The conditions are ideal for Netflix to make a move but there's no sign of them expanding into the country anytime soon.

7 Questions You MUST Answer Before Making That Branded Video

7 Questions You MUST Answer Before Making That Branded Video

Before you commit precious marketing resources and budget to creating your corporate or branded video, ask yourself 7 honest questions about why you are making it and who is going to see it. Raising these questions, and providing well thought-out answers, will ensure you’re telling the strongest story possible.

The Top 20 Most Shared Online Video Ads For January 2014

The Top 20 Most Shared Online Video Ads For January 2014

A sprinkling of Super Bowls ads made the chart of the most shared Global Video Ads of January 2014, but it was a psychotic baby terrorizing New Yorkers that attracted the most shares across Facebook and Twitter. Poop and Evian still remain surprisingly popular too.

YouTube MCNs Discover Crowdfunding as a Revenue Source

YouTube MCNs Discover Crowdfunding as a Revenue Source

Many individual YouTubers have successfully raised six figures from their fans, and now crowdfunding is emerging as the model with the most potential to generate new, sustainable revenue streams for MCN's and their own content creators.

4K and the New Entertainment Ecosystem: Hype or Reality?

4K and the New Entertainment Ecosystem: Hype or Reality?

Online video has come a long way since 1080p hit the scene, and many players in the industry have been working to jump ahead of the curve on quality ever since. Following YouTube's 4K announcement, what does this mean for content creators and the wider industry?

Explainer Videos: Hire a Professional Video Production Company or DIY?

Explainer Videos: Hire a Professional Video Production Company or DIY?

An explainer video can be a phenomenally powerful tool for your brand. But can a do-it-yourself explanation video really match up to one that is professionally made by a specialist company? We bring you the pros and cons of both options.

5 Stupid Chromecast Tricks (That Really Aren't Stupid at All)

5 Stupid Chromecast Tricks (That Really Arent Stupid at All)

Chromecast is a cheap, effective and cool way to add internet video to almost any HDTV. But that's not all this little device is capable of. Find out how you can use it to send any internet page to your TV or even hack your hotel TV to find something watchable.

How & When to Use Real-Time Videos for Your Company

How & When to Use Real Time Videos for Your Company

Real time videos are a great medium for your corporate message, whether that's brand communication, employee training or product demos. We show you some examples of the ways in which your company can utilize real time video.

YouTube Channel Suspended or Affected by Google+ Issues? We Have a Fix! [TUTORIAL]

YouTube Channel Suspended or Affected by Google+ Issues? We Have a Fix! [TUTORIAL]

Google's mandatory integration of YouTube and Google+ Plus has caused no end of problems for many people, particularly those who have had their YouTube channel suspended or some features disabled because their Google+ Profile page was also suspended. It's a complicated issue but we have a fix for you.

How Much Does an Animated Explainer Video Really Cost to Make?

How Much Does an Animated Explainer Video Really Cost to Make?

An explainer video is going to introduce your company to the world so it has to look and sound as good as possible. But what are the real costs involved in producing a great explainer video, particularly an animated one? Our handy guide explains what's involved and why it pays to spend that extra budget.

Online Behavioral Video and Display Advertising – Treading a Fine Line

Online Behavioral Video and Display Advertising – Treading a Fine Line

Online Behavioral Advertising (OBA) is fast becoming one of the standard industry practices for tracking visitor behavior so the right video and display ads can be served. But there's a fine line between understanding your audience and creeping them out.

YouTube Optimization: Myths Busted, Secrets Revealed! [Case Study]

YouTube Optimization: Myths Busted, Secrets Revealed! [Case Study]

Optimizing YouTube for better rankings and brand visibility can be overwhelming if you are a beginner. We take you through some of the basic steps to make sure your target audience can find your content, every time.

The YouTube Generation: Using Video In Your Digital Outreach

The YouTube Generation: Using Video In Your Digital Outreach

Using video in your digital outreach is no longer aspirational, it should be mandatory. The YouTube Generation demands the type of content that is entertaining, accessible, easily digestible and speaks to them - and for that, video is the perfect medium.

Why There Is Only One YouTube Metric You Need To Optimize

Why There Is Only One YouTube Metric You Need To Optimize

While views and likes are a quick and easy way to measure how your video may be faring against others, when it comes to YouTube, building up your subscriber base is by far the most effective metric available. Consistent growth here means that viewers find your content valuable and entertaining.