Mark R Robertson: ReelSEO Author

Mark Robertson is the Founder and Publisher of ReelSEO, an online information resource dedicated to the fusion of video, technology, social media, search, and internet marketing. He is a YouTube Certified, video marketing consultant and video marketing expert, popular speaker, and considered to be a passionate leader within the online video and search marketing industries.

Recent Posts by Mark R Robertson:

Hey YouTube - You've Got Some HTML/TEXT Formatting Issues

Last week, I noticed that there were some odd formatting issues with the new YouTube layout - both on the search results pages as well as on the single video landing pages.  I thought I would let it go a few days to see if ...

YouTube Almost Hit 100 Videos Per Viewer Last Month

comScore has released their March 2010 Video Metrix numbers and one of the most fascinating things is that YouTube viewers are watching, on average, 96 videos in the month. That would be 3.2 videos per day, every day. Also, over 180 million U.S. web surfers ...

Distribute Video Everywhere With TubeMogul Destinations

Distribute Video Everywhere With TubeMogul Destinations

Today, Tubemogul launched a huge enhancement to their OneLoad video distribution and measurement product and they are calling it "Destinations."  What is it? Basically, it's the be-all-end-all of video uploading and distribution systems, basically from anywhere, to anywhere according to Tubemogul.

Fun Tip to Increase Video Conversion Rates 100 Percent or More

We already know that online video can help to increase sales conversions - but, with a simple enhancement, you can more than double your video conversion rates.  Invodo, an online video solutions provider for e-commerce retailers and manufacturers, released a new video whitepaper today that exposes groundbreaking ...

Video = Fastest Growing Website Feature for Small Businesses

Indeed, small businesses have been racing to get their websites video-capable over the past year - and those same small businesses are spending more on paid search advertising.  According to a new report, small business advertisers spent more than twice as much on paid search and nearly 4 ...

LiveClicker Launches Interactive HTML5 Video for E-Commerce

When the HTML5 news rains, it pours. Today we have news that video commerce platform provider Liveclicker has released the industry's first HTML5 player supporting interactive video commerce. The player is already live on Onlineshoes.tv for Chrome, Safari, and iPhone users, and is expected to ...

Game On! TubeMogul Launches PlayTime Video Ad Network

Today, Tubemogul announced something huge... they are parlaying their expertise in online video distribution and measurement into the creation of a brand new video advertising network.

2010 Video Marketing Quiz - Can You Guess Which Videos Performed Best?

Last year, EyeView launched a fun interactive quiz based on A/B testing data that was designed to test your video marketing instincts.  This year, they are at it again with a new quiz that will get you to think about how simple variations within implementation of website ...

Video File Container Formats, Compression and Codecs - Oh My!

Video File Container Formats, Compression and Codecs   Oh My!

When I first took the dive into online video, I quickly found that there was a steep learning curve - especially with regard to new terms like codecs, video file formats, compression and the like.

Streaming Production and Flash Delivery Workshop - March 23rd

Are you producing streaming video and wondering if your procedures and work flow maximize quality and efficiency? Perhaps you're on the distribution side and need to learn how to produce a Flash Player, or install or manage the Flash Media Server? If any of these ...

Harnessing Off-Site Videos To Increase E-Commerce Visibility

Videos' impact on search rankings has been discussed here rather extensively in the past.  A few months ago we interviewed Search Engine Marketing and Optimization veteran Bruce Clay who helps clarify the importance of on-site videos for search rankings.

Advice for Video Production Project Management - Market7

Advice for Video Production Project Management   Market7

For those of you who may have missed it, a few months back Christophor Rick posted an in-depth review of an interesting web-based software tool for project management of digital media content, called Market7.  I caught up with the CEO of Market7, Seth Kenvin, to ...

The YouTube Video Revolution Turns 5 - Happy Anniversary

5 yrs ago today Chad Hurley registered a URL. Today, more than 20 hours of video are uploaded every minute to YouTube.  If it wasn't for YouTube (and Google I suppose), we might not be as far down the road as we are with online ...

Reel Video SEO Strategies and Video SEO Best Practices Webinar

Reel Video SEO Strategies and Video SEO Best Practices Webinar

Last week, I participated in a webinar (produced by Ooyala) all about Video SEO titled, "Reel" Video SEO Strategies & Best Practices." I promised both those who attended as well as those who were unable to attend that I would provide my slides from the ...

Download YouTube Videos - How, Where and When Is It Okay?

Download YouTube Videos   How, Where and When Is It Okay?

Is it wrong to download YouTube videos? I guess that depends completely on who you ask.  I'm sure YouTube would tell you that it is.  In fact, they do. Their terms of service says the following, in Section 5: Your Use of Content on the ...