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:

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 ...

Online Video Platform Solutions Focus On Video SEO Goodness

Validation feels good ;-)  What do I mean by this?  Well, over the past year, many of the online video platforms that we write about, have begun to focus a bit on helping their customers deploy videos that are more search engine friendly.  I imagine ...

Veeple Launches Search Engine Friendly Video Embed Codes

Today - Veeple, an online video platform that we've covered in the past, announced a new feature for their customers which helps a bit with the long-standing issue of Flash and SEO. They have modified their video embed codes to provide alternative text content for ...

Videos Sell Products – Even If Users Don’t Actually Watch Them

Videos Sell Products – Even If Users Don’t Actually Watch Them

While adding video to your online store isn't exactly new, it is still a medium in its infancy.  Only within the last year or so have retailers begun to wake up to the power of video as a marketing tool that builds customer confidence and ...

Web Video Hosting Platforms Comparison Tool - VidCompare

Web Video Hosting Platforms Comparison Tool   VidCompare

I know that many of our readers are fans of using YouTube as a video hosting platform.  While I completely agree that almost everyone should leverage YouTube itself for its massive audience, and while there are clearly some benefits to using YouTube, (mainly - it ...

YouTube's Video Landing Pages and Player Get Huge Makeover

So YouTube has made some changes. What? You haven't noticed? Well let's go through a quick look at what's new. They have been doing some serious work to rearrange things on the site into a more ergonomic setup. From the simplest of things, like channel ...

YouTube Search Accounts for Nearly 28% of All Google Searches

A little over a year ago, comScore's US Search Rankings Report for Dec. 2008 showed that YouTube for the first time, could be thought of as the second largest search engine next to Google with 2,905,000,000 total search queries that month. According to comScore's December 2009 ...

Will You Be Our Guest Expert? Contribute To ReelSEO

We have decided to let readers know that ReelSEO is open for guest contributions from experts and thought leaders regarding the subject of online video.  We welcome the opportunity to learn from you and our readers will appreciate your expertise as well. Please use this ...

11 Predictions for The Online Video Industry In 2010

Everyone is giving their predictions for the Internet marketing and online video space in 2010 and I thought I'd better jump on the bandwagon with my 2 cents...  Granted, I certainly have some more insightful predictions that I could provide but I figured it's New ...

Maximize ECommerce ROI With “Smart” Product Video Banners

Featuring videos on product pages is becoming an important and popular tool to enhance shoppers' experience and increase sales. There's a new breed of "smart" video banners that take this technique to the next level by ensuring that e-commerce retailers showcase the top-performing product videos.

YuMe 2009 In-Stream Video Ad Network Trends and Analysis

With over 3 billion video ad impressions YuMe is a leading online video advertising network. They currently have over 500 publishers on-board, so quite popular one might argue.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2009 To ReelSEO Readers

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Happy Chanukah, Happy Kwanzaa, Merry Saturnalia, Happy New Year, and Happy Festivus to all our wonderful ReelSEO readers.  I have a few holiday related posts that I would like to share with you all...  I hope that some of you received ...

The Future of In-Stream Video Advertising for Yu and Me

The Future of In Stream Video Advertising for Yu and Me

Last month, we spoke with Jayant Kadambi, Co-Founder and President of YuMe, about their platform for video advertising and monetization, how best to measure the performance of video advertising, and the future of in-stream video advertising as it pertains to small and medium sized business ...

8 Tips for Shooting Better Video During The Holidays

8 Tips for Shooting Better Video During The Holidays

It's time for another great video production tutorial video from Israel Hyman of IzzyVideo. Last month, we featured a video about how to get great exposure and white balance using an 18% gray card. Today, I'm pleased to offer you this timely video with Izzy ...