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.

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Upgrade Your YouTube Channels... Or Else

Upgrade Your YouTube Channels... Or Else

YouTube is tired of waiting for you to upgrade your YouTube channel. If you're one of the many folks I've met who are upset about the latest YouTube redesign and layout, rolled out a couple months ago, you're about to get some very bad news: YouTube ...

Be Like Bamboo Sushi: Let Video Tell Your Small Business Story

Be Like Bamboo Sushi: Let Video Tell Your Small Business Story

Throughout the course of my typical week, I talk to all kinds of individuals and businesses hoping to succeed online with video, including a lot of small businesses. Unfortunately, a lot of small businesses think they're "too small" for video. With a local focus and ...

Only 16% Of Your Facebook Friends See Your Shared Videos

Only 16% Of Your Facebook Friends See Your Shared Videos

Today's big Facebook marketing/advertising event contained a ton of new information for anyone who uses Facebook to reach customers. And Techcrunch pulled out one little nugget that I thought most of you would need or want to see: Only 16% of your Facebook friends, whether ...

How MyPod Studios Is Building A Successful Online Video Platform Through Curation

How MyPod Studios Is Building A Successful Online Video Platform Through Curation

My Pod Studios is an online video platform you may or may not be familiar with. While they might not have the name recognition of some other platforms, myPodstudios.com was listed by Quantcast as the 191st most trafficked website in December of 2011--just five places ...

YouTube Captions Expands Features & Capabilities - You Don't Have An Excuse Anymore

YouTube Captions Expands Features & Capabilities   You Dont Have An Excuse Anymore

Captions were introduced by YouTube in 2006, and according to a blog post today there are 1.6 million videos that have uploaded caption files. That's... pretty pathetic, considering the huge boost for video SEO that captions can bring (I've ranted about the under-use of captions ...

How Long Until YouTube Views Lose All Meaning?

How Long Until YouTube Views Lose All Meaning?

I would rather have 10 video views from actual engaged viewers who are connecting to the content than have a million useless views from non-engaged or paid viewers. I really mean that. I know a lot of people who would hear me say that, and ...

Stop Swinging For The Fences When You Only Need A Single

Stop Swinging For The Fences When You Only Need A Single

When I was a kid, baseball was my favorite sport... to watch, play, or follow. I wasn't very good at it, but I played it for more than 10 years. And for most of those 10 years, my coaches were throwing nuggets of baseball wisdom ...

Turn Your Customers' Frequently Asked Questions Into Video Concepts

Turn Your Customers Frequently Asked Questions Into Video Concepts

There's a reason most businesses put an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page on their website: because it's useful information. Customers, by their very nature, have questions. They're unsure of themselves, and most want to double or triple check some things before spending their hard earned ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Borderlands 2 Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Borderlands 2 Edition

Another week, another fantastic assortment of hilarious and entertaining viral video hits. There were bridges blown up, mysterious snow circles created, impressive acapella work, movie trailers, and a host of other popular video clips. Since there is a host of valuable marketing information and strategy ...

Social Video & Real World Publicity Stunts Go Hand In Hand

Social Video & Real World Publicity Stunts Go Hand In Hand

Publicity stunts are as old as the notion of publicity itself. As soon as business owners realized good word of mouth and positive buzz and generate more interest and revenue, many of them started dreaming up publicity stunts. Even as viral video campaigns become the ...

Want To Succeed With "Content As Marketing"? Then Be All You Can Be

Want To Succeed With Content As Marketing? Then Be All You Can Be

I spend a lot of time on this site, and with clients, talking about how important it is for brands and businesses to think about creating online video content as opposed to merely making ads. The branded videos that go viral and gather all kinds ...

Goodbye Traditional Ads, Hello Social Video - The Central Institute Of Australia

Goodbye Traditional Ads, Hello Social Video   The Central Institute Of Australia

Businesses big and small, I implore you to pay attention to this video--even if the subject matter may veer into the gross or weird territory (and it does). Because, while the content of the video is definitely important to what I want to say, the ...

Small Business Video Marketing Strategies: Use What You've Got

Small Business Video Marketing Strategies: Use What Youve Got

In this week's viral video round up, I included an adorable clip making the rounds of a bear cub and wolf cub playing together. The combined effects of the odd pairing and the cute behavior has led to more than 1.5 million views, tens of ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Star Wars Guitar Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Star Wars Guitar Edition

The week's best viral videos contained a mix of the old standbys and new trailblazers. We've got branded social video successes, both the kind created by the brand itself and the kind that tends to come from consumers who are super-fans. We've also got some ...

YouTube Takes Karmin From Zero To Music Stars In 10 Months

YouTube Takes Karmin From Zero To Music Stars In 10 Months

Back in April I wrote about YouTube channel karminmusic, whose cover of Chris Brown's "Look At Me Now" had gone viral. That same video went on to land in the top ten most viewed videos of the entire 2011 year, but was far from the ...