Jeremy Scott: ReelSEO Author

Jeremy Scott is the founder of The Viral Orchard, an Internet marketing firm offering content writing and development services, viral marketing consulting, and SEO services. Jeremy writes constantly, loves online video, and enjoys helping small businesses succeed in any way he can.

Recent Posts by Jeremy Scott:

Autoplay Video Ads On Your Website Means You Hate Your Customers

Autoplay Video Ads On Your Website Means You Hate Your Customers

ESPN is going to catch the brunt of my wrath on this topic today, by virtue of hitting me with three autoplay video ads that started upon the page load. But they're far from the only publisher to do this. Over the weekend, I had ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Hockey Dancing Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Hockey Dancing Edition

Another week, another fresh batch of the most popular videos. Some are from brands--and this week, we have an excellent selection of great branded videos for you--and others are from individuals. But they all have a secret to share... a lesson to impart about what ...

Online Video Monetization – What Are Your Options?

Online Video Monetization – What Are Your Options?

So you’ve gotten pretty good at this online video thing, and now you want to start thinking about monetizing your content. But that can act as a roadblock for many video creators and businesses who aren’t sure what all their options are for making money ...

Show The Audience How You Make The Sausage, Or Bacon

Show The Audience How You Make The Sausage, Or Bacon

There’s an old adage in the marketing and business world… no one wants to see how the sausage is made. The implication is that some good things are potentially ruined when you know and fully understand the true nitty-gritty about how they’re made. In marketing, ...

Video Concept Tips: Appeal To The Shared Pain Of Viewers

Video Concept Tips: Appeal To The Shared Pain Of Viewers

Every single one of us has our own pet peeves. Little annoyances can build up over time, making small issues into giant ones. Smart video creators and marketers know that referencing the little annoyances in life and appealing to the shared pain of the viewing ...

YouTube Channel, Khan Academy, Shines During 60 Minutes Spotlight

YouTube Channel, Khan Academy, Shines During 60 Minutes Spotlight

We’ve talked a lot over the years about the exciting prospects of online video entering—and disrupting—the classroom. Indeed, the world of education is long overdue for an overhaul (at least in the U.S.), and video may be just the tool to do it. This past ...

YouTube Changes How Related & Recommended Videos Are Chosen

YouTube Changes How Related & Recommended Videos Are Chosen

Notice anything new around YouTube lately? One of the most common complaints I hear about YouTube is that the Related & Recommended videos section lacks a certain accuracy—too many videos suggested that viewers ultimately don’t find interesting (or even related). But with a new update, ...

The New YouTube Design Is Working: YouTube Subscriptions Up 50%

The New YouTube Design Is Working: YouTube Subscriptions Up 50%

Last week, when YouTube officially switched everyone’s channel to the new look and feel, whether the users were ready for it or not, they also gave us a bit of an explanation as to why. Turns out, the new YouTube design has channel subscriptions surging—up ...

Netflix Might Swoop In & Save Fox's Cancelled Terra Nova

Netflix Might Swoop In & Save Foxs Cancelled Terra Nova

Netflix seems to have a two-pronged strategy for their original content efforts, creating new shows from scratch and buying existing shows from other publishers or producers. And this week, there are rumblings of another existing show joining Netflix's roster: Fox's just-cancelled science fiction series, Terra ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Guacamole Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Guacamole Edition

You simply can't have your finger on the pulse of the viral video audience--their wants and needs as viewers--without keeping an eye on the current crop of popular videos. Brands and individuals find viral success every week, and each one can help teach video creators ...

Jumping On The Bandwagon: Amazon Wants To Make Shows Too

Jumping On The Bandwagon: Amazon Wants To Make Shows Too

Is Amazon trying to keep up with the Joneses? According to Forbes, Amazon may be turning a little green with envy watching Netflix, Hulu, & YouTube get into the premium original content creation game, because they're apparently gearing up for their own turn as a TV ...

For The Camera Shy: You Don't Need To Be On Camera To Make A Great Video

For The Camera Shy: You Dont Need To Be On Camera To Make A Great Video

There are all kinds of common excuses a video marketer might hear from an individual or business that is reluctant to jump into online video. Some might suggest their target audience doesn't really care about video (pretty much all target audiences are heavily involved in ...

Need Social Video Concepts? Break Out A Thesaurus

Need Social Video Concepts? Break Out A Thesaurus

A lot of businesses and brands know the basic things they need to do to promote or optimize an online video, but still struggle with coming up with a good concept. Mercedes has done something truly smart with their latest online video campaign that many ...

Someone At The London Mayor's Office Is A Video Marketing Expert

Someone At The London Mayors Office Is A Video Marketing Expert

I praised the Ohio Department Of Transportation not too long ago for simply setting up a camera to film the bridge demolition they were going to execute anyway--find that video in our viral round up here. And maybe someone at the Mayor of London's office ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Car Crash Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Car Crash Edition

Every week we try to bring you a cross section of some of the week's best viral videos from brands and individuals. In most cases, there's something we can learn and apply to our own video marketing efforts for every one of the examples--though if ...