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 Stars, New Media, & Talent Development - The Collective

YouTube Stars, New Media, & Talent Development   The Collective

I recently sat down with Michael Green, the CEO of The Collective, "full-service entertainment management, media and content production company." They're the home to a good number of YouTube stars you might know like Fred, iJustine, Freddie Wong, and Annoying Orange, as well as traditional ...

Mortal Kombat Legacy Is The Web Series Proof Of Concept

Mortal Kombat Legacy Is The Web Series Proof Of Concept

We've been sharing some video interviews from my recent trip to the Machinima LA offices, including a tour of the facility and a chat about the company's belief that YouTube is social. I also got a chance to talk with CEO Allen DeBevoise about the Mortal ...

90% Of All Web Traffic Will Be Video - YouTube Dropping Bold Predictions

90% Of All Web Traffic Will Be Video   YouTube Dropping Bold Predictions

YouTube's Robert Kyncl, the head of global partnerships, took the stage today at CES 2012 and made some big, bold claims that ought to get any video marketer's engine running. Chief among them, that very soon 90% of all web traffic will be video. While ...

YouTube Is Social Media - How Machinima Targets YouTube's Social Power

YouTube Is Social Media   How Machinima Targets YouTubes Social Power

I had the pleasure of spending some time at the Machinima LA Offices not too long ago, and I got to talk to a lot of great people about all the different facets of life at Machinima. One of those was Allen DeBevoise, the CEO. ...

Tablets, Magazines, & Lean Back Video With Jim Louderback, CEO Of Revision3

Tablets, Magazines, & Lean Back Video With Jim Louderback, CEO Of Revision3

I had a chance to catch up recently with our friend Jim Louderback, CEO of Revision3. Jim talks about how video has helped magazine brands recreate a kind of deep-dive content experience on tablets that readers are used to getting from print editions. He then ...

Where Gaming & Online Video Collide: Tour Of Machinima

Where Gaming & Online Video Collide: Tour Of Machinima

Of all the YouTube Partners that are succeeding, perhaps none is thriving and growing quite like Machinima. Machinima is the home to a host of recurring and regular programming, most of which is centered around the world of video games--machinima is a modern word used ...

Creative Content Drives Engagement - Video Seeding With Feed Company's Josh Warner

Creative Content Drives Engagement   Video Seeding With Feed Companys Josh Warner

A few weeks ago I got a chance to sit down with the President and Founder of Feed Company, Josh Warner. We talk a bit about how Feed Company began and what they're up to with regard to video seeding, social media, video marketing. Among ...

The Sucky Video Awards: Help Us Find The Worst Web Videos of 2011 & WIN

The Sucky Video Awards: Help Us Find The Worst Web Videos of 2011 & WIN

We spend so much time praising those great examples of quality branded video that it's easy to forget how much bad video is out there. Seriously... some of it really sucks. It's probably part of why author Steve Stockman decided to write "How To Shoot ...

What Can Cat Video Advertising Do For Your Business? HeHe Catvertising

What Can Cat Video Advertising Do For Your Business?  HeHe Catvertising

Each Friday, Jeremy Scott writes a weekly viral video marketing column where he highlights the most interesting viral videos and analyzes viral video trends of the week. Videos that feature pets and animals are often in the mix and even those that may identify themselves ...

New Google Universal Video Search Thumbnails Spotted = More Visibility

New Google Universal Video Search Thumbnails Spotted = More Visibility

So, this morning while in my hotel at SES Chicago, I received a tweet from a good friend, Tim Cross, that at least in the UK, Google has rolled out, or is testing, new Universal Search video thumbnails...  AND, it's good news in that they ...

MovieClips Takes YouTube Annotations To The Next Level

MovieClips Takes YouTube Annotations To The Next Level

MovieClips has sounded like a good idea since the day I first heard of them. Everyone has their favorite movies, scenes, and lines of dialogue, and often these moments come up in day-to-day conversation. Having a handy video clip makes it easier to watch, share, ...

Search Still No. 1 Referrer of Online Video Traffic, Facebook Slips

Search Still No. 1 Referrer of Online Video Traffic, Facebook Slips

Brightcove & TubeMogul recently released their quarterly research report for Q1 and Q2 of 2011, entitled Online Video & The Media Industry - Special Features: Full Length Episodes, Mobile Engagement. The report focuses on three areas: platform usage, online video engagement and discovery, and mobile ...

When A Hosting Company Gives You Lemons, Use Them As Projectiles (Unless You’re Thirsty)

When A Hosting Company Gives You Lemons, Use Them As Projectiles (Unless You’re Thirsty)

This is the story of how ReelSEO went from happy with its web hosting company's service to completely dissatisfied in the span of a few hours. First and foremost, to our readers who don't feel like reading this Homer-like odyssey of web hosting adventures, let ...

Want Top Online Video News & Tips For Your Website? The ReelSEO Widget Is Here

Want Top Online Video News & Tips For Your Website? The ReelSEO Widget Is Here

If you're anything like us, you probably don't quite have enough time in a single day to get to everything you really wanted to. Articles you meant to read... others you intended to write... and emails--oh, the endless stream of emails. So for a publisher ...

Microsoft's Hotmail First Major Web Mail Client to Support HTML5 Video in Email

Microsofts Hotmail First Major Web Mail Client to Support HTML5 Video in Email

We are happy to be the first to report that Microsoft now appears to be supporting HTML5 video emails in their Hotmail web client (provided what we're seeing isn't part of some beta test). The Hotmail web mail client displays HTML5 video in Chrome, Firefox, ...