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:

How To Customize YouTube Player Embeds – Tips and Tricks

How To Customize YouTube Player Embeds   Tips and Tricks

Last month, I spoke on several panels at the PubCon conference about online video.  In one session, titled, "Best Practices for Video Creation, Integration & Marketing," I focused my presentation on how to best integrate online video in a website.  There was a lot of information covered …

Video Hosting Platform Finds Success With Video SEO

Online video hosting platform provider Fliqz has tasted the sweet, sweet taste of video SEO and has launched a free whitepaper (see below) and a new service for it's customers.  Fliqz is calling this new video SEO service "SearchSuccess", and it's aimed at helping drive more …

Streaming Media West 2009 Recap With Dan Rayburn

As you may already know, we were delighted to be a part of this year's Streaming Media West conference and satellite conference, the Online Video Platform Summit.  In addition to my participation on the panel session titled, "Optimizing Video Search and Discoverability," Grant Crowell and I …

Google Rolls Out Automated Captioning for YouTube Videos

Google today announced that they are adding automatic captioning capability to videos on YouTube. This is a fantastic step forward for accessibility for deaf Internet users.  Says Vice President Vint Cerf, who is hearing impaired himself:

EveryZing Moves To RAMP Focus On Content Optimization

Yesterday, EveryZing, a company that we have profiled in the past, has re-branded themselves as RAMP.com. They made a name for themselves by helping companies optimize their video content for search discovery through speech to text recognition technology and they are now moving beyond video

YouTube Continues Search Engine Domination – Up 31% YOY

YouTube Continues Search Engine Domination   Up 31% YOY

Is anyone still wondering if search is important for video?  In November of last year, YouTube surpassed Yahoo for the first time in total U.S. search queries, making it the 2nd largest search engine in the U.S. next to only its owner, Google.  Ever since …

Succesful Content Syndication and Aggregation Strategies

I'm at the Streaming Media West conference today in San Jose, CA and thought I would attempt some live blogging from this morning's session titled, "Successful Content Syndication and Aggregation Strategies." 

Watch Streaming Media West and Online Video Platform Summit Keynotes Live

We're just about to head over to the Streaming Media West conference in San Jose, CA. For the first time in the history of this important conference, everyone will be able to watch parts of the conference live, both here on ReelSEO (below) as well …

Tools for YouTube Closed Captions, Subtitles and Translations

Web-Based Tools for YouTube Captions DotSub- Any video any language is the motto of this place. No fee, video subtitling site and service in a 'wiki' style. You can view, upload, transcribe and translate all right through the site. CaptionTube – Gives the ability to …

YouTube Adds Support for 1080p Full HD Video – Sweet

This is easily the best news in weeks for video producers:  YouTube is now supporting true HD 1080p.  Yes, you read that right.  You can now upload 1080p HD videos to YouTube and share the glorious high definition quality with your friends.

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