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:

Paid Video To Overtake Free Video On The Web In 2009?

According to a recent Strategy Analytics webinar, paid video will overtake free video online this year. Digital media analyst Martin Olausson believes that it will top it by about $800 million before the year ends.

Delve Delves Into Your Pocket for Self-Service Video

Delve Networks has opened a new self-service, pay-via-credit-card billing option for their video platform aimed at business users. Now you can go from zero to online video hero in a matter of minutes.

Online Video Industry News Resources I Follow

Online Video Industry News Resources I Follow

With the online video industry in what seems to be a continual rapid growth mode, it is difficult to keep up with all that is going on with regard to news and information about online video platforms, online video marketing, video advertising, mobile video and ...

Microsoft Silverlight 3 Offers H.264, Full HD, Dev Tools

Version 3 of Microsoft's video player is out and included a host of new functionality including H.264  and High-Definition video. The multimedia software is available for Mac OS X (Intel-based Macs), Linux and of course, Windows.

SES San Jose 2009 Offers New Focus On Social Media and Video

The Search Engines Strategies Conference & Expo (SES for short) has got some big names lined up. It was recently announced that on 11 August,  Clickz, Google and YouTube will hold an event (no not for Christophor Rick's Birthday...though it's the same day) in conjunction with ...

Intangible Values of Online Video - Beyond Monetization

D2DVD recently blogged about whether or not online video has some sort of value not based in money. While many of us equate popularity and views with value ,some of us might have forgotten about a great deal of other avenues that might be considered ...

Web Video Marketing - 10 Common Web Video Marketing Mistakes

Web Video Marketing   10 Common Web Video Marketing Mistakes

This week there was a good post by Michael Kolowich of ChannelOne Marketing titled, "Ten Ways Marketers Drop the Ball in Video Marketing."  Michael offers some advice as far as what not to do upon deploying a web video marketing project.  I thought it would be a ...

In Search of Video SEO That Works - Beyond The Hype

Earlier this year, I was contacted by Nico McLane for an interview on the subject of Video SEO.  Nico was looking for specific guidance with regard to the topic of Video SEO.  To give you a bit more background, Nico wrote the following in an ...

Youtube Doubles Upload File Size Limit - More HD

Damn it is hard to keep up with all the changes that Youtube has been launching.  This is one that Im certain you will all be thrilled to hear about, because it means more HD.

YouTube Invites Google News Partners To Earn Revenue

Got a news source that is already included in Google News? Want to partner with YouTube as a video news supplier? Then you might just be in luck if you're one of the 25,000 lucky news agencies that have been invited to do so. If ...

Video Ads Are THE Most Effective Ad Format

In the past, I've written about how video ads perform when compared to traditional banner ads.  Now, Google confirms the strong effectiveness of video advertising with a recently released a study via DoubleClick which states Rich media ad formats with video outperform all other types ...

About YouTube's New Channels - YouTube Channels 2.0

In case you thought YouTube Channels 1.0 were shite, they've now given us version 2.0 (beta). But really, what's in a name and version number? Ok so YouTube is getting ready to release a new version of YouTube channels and they're quite pleased with themselves ...

YouTube Adds Call-to-Action Overlays - Drive Action Off YouTube

You want to measure impact on retail sales of your product for your online video campaign on YouTube? Well now they're helping you do that with a new overlay that can even help drive that impact deeper into your business and allow you to link ...

BrightRoll Makes The List of Lists - Top 10 Video Property

Brightroll has made the list of lists in regards to online video properties according to ComScore. Hurrah! The firm recently announced that ComScore's Video Metrix has ranked them in the top 10 and is the only ad network to break that line.

Surf for Videos Using Twitter - Video Search Twitter Bot

VideoSurf, and innovative video search engine that utilizes computer vision technology (facial recognition) to assist with video indexing , has developed a quick and effective way to search for videos directly within Twitter.  By combining the Twitter API, bit.ly API, and VideoSurf API, they have created a mashup ...