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:

YouTube's 100 Greatest Hit Videos In 4 Minutes

Our friends over at theNextWeb discovered this little gem - A 4-minute video montage of "100 Greatest Hits of YouTube."  I wonder how many Billions of views these 100 videos have received and how much in bandwidth these videos have cost YouTube. This montage video ...

The Xspot - Local TV and Online Video Ad Convergence

Even though some consumers may be turning to the Internet more and more to watch television, TV is not going away anytime soon. For me, I need it to fall asleep ;-)  Likewise, local television ad spending is not going away anytime soon either.  Advertisers are ...

List of Online Video Platform APIs

As most of you know, an online video platform provides companies with video hosting and delivery services among various other features and functionality that can vary (analytics, ad networks, HD support, etc...).  Many of these online video platforms (and there are just too many right now ...

VodSpot Makes Creating Your Own Video Portal A Snap

Video bookmarking service VodPod has officially unveiled a new service called VodSpot, and it's understandably getting some attention.  VodSpot is a video portal creator that you can use to build your own video site.

YouTube Gives Users New Insight Into Video Discovery

YouTube is giving us all some more insight into what's going on with our videos. They just boosted their analytics tools (YouTube Insight) with three new features including stats on mobile users, subscribers and my favorite - discovery over time. 

Leveraging The Power of YouTube for Search Marketing

Leveraging The Power of YouTube for Search Marketing

At SES San Jose 2009 last month, we had a chance to chat with our friend Greg Jarobe, co-founder of SEO-PR and author of "YouTube Marketing - An Hour a Day." Greg talks about YouTube and why internet marketers and search marketing professionals would be mistaken to ignore ...

How To Stalk Your Children With Social Media

From time to time, I like to take five minutes out of my day to watch videos from the Onion for a good laugh.  A few months back, I shared with you a video that I found to be quite funny titled, "YouTube Contest Challenges ...

Understanding FLV and SWF - The Basics of Flash Video

If there are any non-technical folks out there that have been wondering what the heck the difference is between FLV (Flash Video) and SWF (Shockwave Flash) file formats, you are in luck.  In this short video from Sorenson Media, Technical Support Specialist Jeff Udall provides ...

How Growth In Mobile Technology & HTML 5 Will Impact Video

How Growth In Mobile Technology & HTML 5 Will Impact Video

At the SES San Jose Conference, I spoke at the session titled "the next wave for online video."  In that session, both Gregory Markel (of infusecreative) and I spoke about the importance of mobile when it comes to the future of video.  Later that day, I had ...

SMBs Fall In Love With Free, Custom Online Video

SMBs Fall In Love With Free, Custom Online Video

The demand for SMB video is strong. In conjunction with the launch of the "Fall in Love with Video" sweepstakes, Turnhere is celebrating the achievement of a milestone, the production of their 20,000th for SMBs.

Links Matter for Universal Search Video Rankings

One of the tips that I gave in my last post was to add video to pages that may already be ranked high in Google for a particular keyword (excluding your home page), and to then submit a video sitemap to Google.  The reason for ...

The Next Wave for Online Video Search Optimization

The Next Wave for Online Video Search Optimization

Last month, I was presented with an opportunity that I couldn't pass up to speak at SES San Jose 2009 . Of course, I accepted and participated on a panel along with Gregory Markel, Founder and President of InfuseCreative, David Burch, Director of Marketing for Tubemogul, and Erin Bouchier, Business Lead ...

Youtube, Web Video and SEO Reputation Management

Youtube, Web Video and SEO Reputation Management

You may have read our post titled, "What's Your Online Video SEO Reputation Worth?" about the brand, trademarks, and reputation management session at SES San Jose 2009.  We caught up with Sage Lewis, President of SageRock Digital Marketing after he was done moderating this informative session. ...

Without Video, Your Website Will NOT Rank In The Future

Without Video, Your Website Will NOT Rank In The Future

Engagement Objects Video - Bruce Clay discusses how engagement objects, like video, are crucial importance when it comes to organic and universal search. http://www.reelseo.com/engagement-objects-seo/

Video Marketing IQ Quiz - Test Your Instincts

Today, EyeView launched what I think is a fun, interactive quiz designed to "test your instincts" for video marketing.  The quiz showcases several example A/B test campaigns and shares data collected about those campaigns in order to give marketers a peak into which tests produced better ...