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:

SEO for Ecommerce Product Videos – Do It Now If You Want To Stay Ahead!

SEO for Ecommerce Product Videos – Do It Now If You Want To Stay Ahead!

"Oh here we go”, you may be thinking to yourself. "More advice on the million and one things I supposedly need to do to stay ahead in the wonderful world of ecommerce. Everyday it may seem, to those of you who stay abreast of the latest ...

Why Viddler WAS Bad for Website Video SEO - UPDATED

Why Viddler WAS Bad for Website Video SEO   UPDATED

Certain video hosting/streaming platforms are excellent choices for video SEO (automatic sitemap capabilities, metadata exposure, etc...), some are OK (few platform features but still able to optimize), and then there are a handful whereby if you're interested in optimizing video for your own website, you ...

Video Advertising Networks – A Reel List of Video Ad Networks

Video Advertising Networks – A Reel List of Video Ad Networks

We talk a lot about online video advertising, but we've never really combined all the options into one big list in the past. So, here you go, one ReelSEO Show Reel of online video advertising networks (in reverse alphabetical order so as not to show ...

Money Never Sleeps As Oliver Stone Invests In Online Video Platform

Money Never Sleeps As Oliver Stone Invests In Online Video Platform

There's plenty of room in the online video space for all sorts of platforms, products, and services.  It's easy to see YouTube as the big dog--and they are--but plenty of other video solutions exist for businesses, and many of them are thriving.  And when you're ...

7 Tips for Shooting Web Video In Low Light Conditions

7 Tips for Shooting Web Video In Low Light Conditions

Light, the opposite of dark. Without one there cannot be the other. Of course, without light there is also no good videography as lighting is key. So what happens when there isn't enough light to shoot web video properly? Must you live with poor quality, ...

YouTube Users Now Upload 35 Hours of Video Every Minute - Great Scott

YouTube Users Now Upload 35 Hours of Video Every Minute   Great Scott

It seems like just yesterday that YouTube announced that they had hit 24 hours of video content uploaded per minute.  Last Wednesday, YouTube announced that they have now hit a whopping 35 hours of video uploaded every minute.  At that rate (though it will likely increase), this ...

TWiT Live Streaming and Video SEO – Insights With Leo Laporte

TWiT Live Streaming and Video SEO – Insights With Leo Laporte

While in Las Vegas for Blogworld 2010, I had a pleasure of speaking with Leo Laporte.  Leo is a widely respected technology journalist, and is the President of TWiT (This Week in Tech) Network.  We touched on a variety of topics, including why he chose ...

How To Get Your Videos On Google TV - One More Benefit of Video Sitemaps

How To Get Your Videos On Google TV   One More Benefit of Video Sitemaps

I've certainly been a proponent of Google's Video Sitemaps for getting into Google Videos and Google Universal Search results...  I've also eluded to the notion that one reason behind Google's push to educate publishers about video sitemaps had to do with their desire to increase ...

Streaming Media West 2010 - The Business and Technology of Online Video

Streaming Media West 2010   The Business and Technology of Online Video

Streaming Media West returns with hopes of topping the 2,500 attendees at last year's show in San Jose.  This year, Los Angeles will play host to the show 2-3 November, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.  For those not familiar this is one of ...

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Engage The YouTube Community for Audience Growth

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Engage The YouTube Community for Audience Growth

YouTube is wrapping up their wonderful "Tips for Partners" blog series, and I'm sad to see it winding down, because it's been fantastic.  Their last installment said the series would "run several weeks," but now it's ending after a total of four.  After covering a ...

Google Video Sitemaps Best Practices: Google Video SEO

Google Video Sitemaps Best Practices: Google Video SEO

How do you create and submit a Video Sitemap to Google for Video SEO?  How can you attempt to get your videos indexed into Google video, web, and universal search?  These questions and more were answered in ReelSEO's recent webinar: "Make Your Videos Discoverable – ...

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Use Annotations and Playlists To Get More Views

YouTube Marketing Tips for Partners: Use Annotations and Playlists To Get More Views

YouTube knows that their future success lies in the success of their current users.  If they want to be profitable, they need all their users to do well and enjoy the experience—not just the viewers, but the advertisers and partners as well.  If YouTube video ...

10 Things To Consider When Choosing An Ecommerce Product Video Solution

10 Things To Consider When Choosing An Ecommerce Product Video Solution

So, you're thinking about adding product videos to your ecommerce site. Once you've made your decision you'll quickly realize there are a fair deal of things you need to consider in terms of the implementation of your video solution. In order to help you figure ...

Vimeo SEO: How To Get Embedded Vimeo Videos Into Google

Vimeo SEO: How To Get Embedded Vimeo Videos Into Google

As I mentioned previously, Google is pushing hard to let people know that video sitemaps are the way to go when looking to get video into Google's search results.  And I am happy to report to you that video sitemaps DO work for Vimeo videos.

YouTube Testing New Video Player, AJAX Editing and Suggestions?

YouTube Testing New Video Player, AJAX Editing and Suggestions?

One of the ways that major websites test possible new layouts and features is through random select live testing--where only a handful of users are shown the new look while the rest of the public sees the familiar one.  And I think that may be ...