Larry Kless: ReelSEO Author

Larry Kless is President and Founder of Online Video Publishing [dot] com a new media resource firm for sharing strategies and best practices for online video publishers. Larry is a 20 year veteran of the enterprise video space and award-winning producer of corporate and educational videos. His background is in fine arts and he's a long-time member of Canyon Cinema, Inc. and Filmmakers' Coop. He writes often about streaming media, online video, startups, gadgets, social media, advertising and marketing, videoconferencing and collaboration. He was also named a 2009 Streaming Media All-Star by StreamingMedia.com an annual team of the most innovative, influential, and important players in the online video arena.

Recent Posts by Larry Kless:

8 Years Ago Today, This Boring Video Upload Started a Revolution

8 Years Ago Today, This Boring Video Upload Started a Revolution

YouTube's first video played 8 years ago today. Founded by Jawed Karim, Chad Hurley, and Steve Chen to share videos with people far away, it obviously kind of caught on. And it continues to grow and change and has become life itself for many.

5 Elemental Lessons Learned in Sports Video Streaming For The 2012 Summer Olympics

5 Elemental Lessons Learned in Sports Video Streaming For The 2012 Summer Olympics

Over the last several weeks, as the world tuned in to the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London, more than 20,000 broadcasters aimed to reach a global audience of 4 billion viewers with more than 4,000 hours of coverage. According to Sam Blackman, CEO and Co-founder ...

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why It's Such a Squiggly Mess

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why Its Such a Squiggly Mess

The future of television, as Roku Founder and CEO Anthony Wood sees it, is not as futuristic as you'd think, where we'll be able to watch every movie ever made, in any language, day or night. Wood says the future is getting close. I caught ...

10 Tips for Producing Successful Live Events and Webcasts

10 Tips for Producing Successful Live Events and Webcasts

Over the last twenty years of producing live events and webcasts, I've learned a lot about how things can go right and wrong, and from good to bad, and from bad to worse. Most problems stem from the things that have fallen through the cracks. ...

ivi TV Continues Its Fight For The Future Of Internet TV

ivi TV Continues Its Fight For The Future Of Internet TV

One of the biggest stories of 2011 is what the future of television will look like as service providers, consumer electronics manufacturers and content aggregators all jockey for the prime position in your living room. One company seeking to help consumers "cut the cord" is ...

YouTube's Own Marketing Advice For Retailers: Create Content, Not Commercials

YouTubes Own Marketing Advice For Retailers: Create Content, Not Commercials

Online video is massive in its reach and scale with 6.9 billion videos viewed monthly in the U.S. in July and August of this year, and it's quickly growing into a major component of what people do online or how they consume information and entertainment. ...

VidBlogger Nation Launches As First Of Its Kind Social TV Network On Comcast

VidBlogger Nation Launches As First Of Its Kind Social TV Network On Comcast

Marc Scarpa, veteran director and executive producer of live interactive media events, has launched the first of it's kind social TV network with Comcast Xfinity On Demand, called VidBlogger Nation, that brings popular local YouTube talent into the living room of millions. VidBlogger Nation is ...

Are You Flipped Out About the Flip?

Are You Flipped Out About the Flip?

Sometimes products come along that just simply hit the mark. Whether it's based on filling a business or consumer need, or for its ease of use, innovative simplicity or aesthetic quality, these products have helped shape that industry. They've also spawned competition within its market ...

Who is JW? A Documentary of an Online Video Superhero

Who is JW? A Documentary of an Online Video Superhero

Jeroen "JW" Wijering is an online video pioneer, Chief Digital Architect of LongTail Video and the creator of the Internet's most popular and ubiquitous media players, the JW Players, which have generated millions of downloads since their launch in 2005.

Another Video One Bites the Dust, VBrick Acquires Fliqz

Another Video One Bites the Dust, VBrick Acquires Fliqz

News of more consolidation within the online video platform space came earlier this week with the announcement that Emeryville, CA-based Fliqz has been acquired by enterprise IP video pioneer VBrick. In a press release issued on Tuesday, Wallingford, Conn.-based VBrick announced that it has acquired ...

Online Video Market Matures & Consolidation Continues: Triple-Play Acquisition: KickApps, Kewego and Kyte

Online Video Market Matures & Consolidation Continues: Triple Play Acquisition: KickApps, Kewego and Kyte

For anyone who has been following KIT digital's acquisition strategy, it's no secret that KIT has been on a buying spree over the last year purchasing online video technology companies. So, it should come as no surprise that the Prague-based video management solutions provider announced ...

Fear and Loathing in Online Video: The Video Codec Conundrum Continues

Fear and Loathing in Online Video: The Video Codec Conundrum Continues

My last post described, what Google's decision to drop H.264 from Chrome in favor of its own WebM format means for you, and concluded that this situation creates even more complexity video publishers, along with the potential of a massive increase in video publishing costs. ...

Google Chrome To Drop H264 - How Will This Affect You?

Google Chrome To Drop H264   How Will This Affect You?

Just when it appeared that the online video industry was moving toward a video standard, with H.264 video playback in HTML5 – more chaos ensued with Google's announcement of its plans to phase out support for H.264 in its Chrome browser, in favor of open ...

Howcast Knows How To Build A Next-Generation Media Company

Howcast Knows How To Build A Next Generation Media Company

Learning how to do things can be challenging and complicated, but with the rise of online and mobile video, it's become easier to learn by watching instructional video content. The old adage, "a picture is worth a thousand words," holds true for videos, which can ...

Presenting The 2010 Streaming Media All Stars! ReelSEO’s Mark Robertson, Nalts, Steve Garfield, Jan Ozer, Andy Plesser Among This Year’s Team

Streaming Media magazine and Streamingmedia.com has announced the third annual Streaming Media All-Star team, a list made up of some of the most innovative, influential, and important players in the online video arena. The Streaming Media All-Stars are people who do their part to advance, evangelize, and ...